image for Live Entertainment item typeThe Sands Exhibition Centre at The Sands Centre

Live Entertainment

Sands Centre

Sands Centre


The Sands,


We are Cumbria's premier leisure facility which offers a variety of spaces for exhibitions, displays and expos. Our large hall can accommodate a large expo or exhibition including vehicle displays with smaller spaces available to extend into and for catering. Our smaller spaces re also available for hire for smaller displays and exhibitions.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

We offer something for everyone from sport and leisure to live music gigs and pantomime.

Opening details

Closed Christmas Day & New Year's Day. Open Boxing Day for pantomine and catering only.


Price on application depending on requirements.

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 20 Oct Dr Hook with Dennis Locorriere
Sat 21 Oct Henning When: Westphalia Is Not An Option
Fri 3 Nov Ray Mears
Sat 11 Nov Swan Lake
Mon 13 - Sat 18 Nov Hairspray
Sat 25 - Sun 26 Nov Teletubbies Live!



See location of The Sands Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NY 401565  Lat: 54.89960 Long: -2.93557

Leave M6 at J44 if travelling from the north or J43 if travelling from the south and follow signs for city centre (also brown signs for The Sands Centre). The Sands Centre is situated on the left of Hardwicke Circus with a large car park to the front of the building. The Sands Centre is only a short distance from the railway and bus stations.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

We offer something for everyone from sport and leisure to live music gigs and pantomime.