The Sands Centre in Carlisle is a multi-purpose entertainment venue that caters both to the arts as well as sports. The center includes a performance venue that sees a number of acts all year round including plays and musicals. Also included at the center is a state-of-the-art sports facility that offers fitness classes for pilates, combat workouts and spinning. You could also train and work out at the center's indoor swimming pool. The center is perfect for kids with its activities, special course and a creche dedicated for the young alone. For those looking for work not play the center also rents out-spaces for conferences and meetings. With such a diverse range of activities and its own cafe, the Sands Center is an perfect place for family fun. Check website for venue timings.