Two of the most iconic acts from the past 40 years of British music are coming to Cumbria next month.

The Stranglers, left, and Simple Minds will perform at The Sands Centre, Carlisle, on Thursday, March 28, and Friday, March 29, respectively.

The Stranglers will be promoting their first new album for six years, Giants.

Simple Minds, meanwhile, are calling in as part of their huge 28-date Greatest Hits Live tour.

For tickets and more information, contact 01228 633766 or visit