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CONCERTS: UB40 and Olly Murs information

23 May 2017

All you need to know about the UB40 and Olly Murs concerts

It’s been an exciting month for Carlisle United and the excitement is set to continue into June as UB40 and Olly Murs take to the stage on the Brunton Park pitch as part of their summer concert tours.

With interest high for both events it’s set to be an enjoyable weekend of music with nice weather booked for both days!

Concert Information Pack

Parking arrangements (both concerts)


There is no park and ride facility available for either concert. There is NO parking on site at Brunton Park, other than pre-booked disabled parking. Entrance for pre-booked disabled parking is via St Aidan’s Road. Visitors are recommended to use existing city parking facilities and to arrive early. There will be no drop off facility at the entrance to Brunton Park due to traffic restrictions.

Gate opening times and access information

UB40 – Friday 2 June

Gates open and entertainment starts at 4pm. The event will finish at the latest at 10.30pm.

Supporting UB40 will be Raging Fyah, The Wailers and Level 42.

Public will enter and leave the event space using designated gates and turnstiles at the Warwick Road End on the South East corner (the entrance opposite Fourways Newsagents). This will lead them into the facilities in the Pioneer Stand lower concourse.

Olly Murs – Saturday 3 June

Gates open and entertainment starts at 5pm. The event will finish at the latest at 10.30pm.

Supporting Olly Murs will be Louisa Johnson.

Public will enter and leave the event space using designated gates and turnstiles at the Warwick Road End on the South-East corner and South West corner. Once inside the ground, the audience is routed to three different areas of spectator viewing based on ticket type and proximity to the stage (Golden Circle ticket, General Admission standing and seated):

Standing ticket holders: Entrance through the South-East corner will lead them into the facilities in the Pioneer Stand lower concourse. Entrance through the South West corner will lead to the catering village located outside of the West Stand.  Standing ticket holders will have access to all temporary catering, bars and toilets located behind the West Stand. Admission into the Golden Circle will be by coloured wristbands issued on entry to the enclosure. Customers with wristbands can then leave and re-enter the relevant enclosure to use the toilets and concessions.

Pioneer Stand (east stand) seated ticket holders: Entrance only through the South-East corner which will lead into the facilities in the Pioneer Stand lower concourse and access to seats via the internal vomitories. Seated ticket holders will only have access to the East Stand concourse and will not have access to the pitch or the catering village in West Stand. Once through the ticket and search lanes, seated ticket holders will be directed to the correct stand and use already existing turnstiles to access the seats. The Pioneer Stand's facilities are independent to the rest of the stadium and standing ticket holders will not have access to these areas. 

Disabled facilities (both concerts):

Disabled parking spaces (only available if pre-booked with Carlisle United) are in the car park behind the Neil Sports Centre and are located a short distance to the arena. Disabled access to the stadium is via a dedicated gate on the North East corner via St Aidan’s Road. There is a dedicated pitch level disabled viewing. The nearest disabled toilet is located in the northern end of the East stand. The football disabled viewing areas are not in use for this concert. 

Things not to bring into the stadium:

+ No professional cameras, video cameras or audio recording devices
+ No food, bottles or cans, cardboard container drinks
+ No alcohol or illegal substances
+ Umbrellas permitted but must be taken down for the show
+ Dogs are not permitted except guide dogs
+ Folding chairs, gazebos and tents are prohibited
+ Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times
+ Access to the disabled viewing area is by disabled ticket only.

Road closure - Saturday 3 June, 10.30pm - 11.30pm

There will be a road closure on Warwick Road (full details below) in place for the Olly Murs concert on Saturday 3 June from 10.30pm - 11.30pm to allow for safe exit from the stadium. Please consider this when arranging travel plans after the concert. A recommended drop off/pick up point is Victoria Road, to be accessed via Eastern Way and Duranhill Road when road closure on Warwick Road is in place. No road closure is planned for UB40 concert on Friday 2 June, so please take care when exiting the area.

Full details of road closure - Warwick Road will be closed for 1 hour between 10.30pm and 11.30pm on Saturday 3 June 2017 - road closures only on Warwick Road westbound at the junctions of Walkmill Crescent and Petteril Terrace and Warwick Road eastbound at the junction with Broad Street, and St Aidan’s Road and Victoria Place at the junction of St Aidan’s Road.  There will also a diversion on Warwick Road at the junction of Eastern Way, directing traffic to London Road, and on Georgian Way directing traffic to Botchergate and London Road.

Box office

Box office will be located at the Blues Store club shop on Warwick Road at entry point to Brunton Park for any ticket collections, ticketing issues, or ticket sales on the day of the shows.

Some tickets for both shows are still being sent out. If you haven’t received your ticket by Friday 26 May please get in touch with the outlet you purchased your ticket from.

If you purchased your ticket from Carlisle United please email ticket.printing@carlisleunited.co.uk or call 0844 371 1921.

There are still tickets on sale for both shows from Carlisle United Ticket Office at Brunton Park, or call the Ticket Line on 0844 371 1921 (calls cost 7p per minute from landlines, mobile charges may vary) or online by clicking HERE

Please note that the Ticket Office will be closed Saturday 27 May, Sunday 28 May and Monday 29 May.

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