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What’s On

The Events Calendar includes festivals, live music, community events, classes, club meetings, sports matches, pub quizzes, etc.

This calendar features events in Ulverston and other towns and villages in South Cumbria, including Barrow, Dalton, Cartmel, Millom, and Bowness. Please check the location details of each event before making plans to attend. You may need a car or other form of transport in order to get to the event.

Event listings for 2021 are indicative, and are subject to change or cancellation due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Street Market

22 April @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The outdoor market takes place on Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the year, with the exception of Christmas Day & New Year’s Day. Stalls are set up in Market Street and New Market Street. The market is managed by Ulverston Community Enterprises, c/o The Coronation Hall. Also on market days, a community fundraising coffee morning normally takes place in the Coronation Hall Supper Room.

Details

Date:
22 April
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Ulverston Town Centre
Market Street
Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7BA United Kingdom
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All events and venues are listed at the sole discretion of Ulverston Ltd. We reserve the right to reject or withdraw the listing of any event or venue without explanation. We endeavour to provide up-to-date and accurate information, but we will not accept liability for the accuracy or currency of the information provided by third parties or for the content on any linked or related web sites. Listings of events on this website should not be taken as an endorsement of that event by Ulverston Ltd. Event information may change at any time without notice. We will not accept liability for any consequences arising from your attendance at the events described. Before attending any event or incurring any significant expense, we recommend you confirm dates, locations, and other important information relating to the event at the event organiser’s website or by contacting them directly. Please see our full Terms & Conditions.

This calendar features events in Ulverston and other towns and villages in South Cumbria, including Barrow, Dalton, Cartmel, Millom, and Bowness. Please check the location details of each event before making plans to attend. You may need a car or other form of transport in order to get to the event.

Event listings for 2021 are indicative, and are subject to change or cancellation due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Ulverston Flag Fortnight

24 April - 8 May

Flag Festival on The Gill Ulverston

Provisional. Shops and houses throughout Ulverston town centre are decorated with hand-made flags and banners, many of which depict the occupation of the owner. There are also large displays of flags on various landmarks in the town.

Details

Start:
24 April
End:
8 May

Venue

Ulverston Town Centre
Market Street
Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7BA United Kingdom
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All events and venues are listed at the sole discretion of Ulverston Ltd. We reserve the right to reject or withdraw the listing of any event or venue without explanation. We endeavour to provide up-to-date and accurate information, but we will not accept liability for the accuracy or currency of the information provided by third parties or for the content on any linked or related web sites. Listings of events on this website should not be taken as an endorsement of that event by Ulverston Ltd. Event information may change at any time without notice. We will not accept liability for any consequences arising from your attendance at the events described. Before attending any event or incurring any significant expense, we recommend you confirm dates, locations, and other important information relating to the event at the event organiser’s website or by contacting them directly. Please see our full Terms & Conditions.

Coming Soon

Event listings for 2021 are indicative, and are subject to change or cancellation due to Covid-19 restrictions.

To add or update an event on this website, or to publish an item in our fortnightly email newsletter, please use the Contact Us form.

What’s New

Ulverston is open for business! Shops, hairdressers, nail salons, gyms, and other personal care businesses can open. Pubs and restaurants can serve drinks and meals outdoors. Social distancing rules still apply. Free lateral flow test kits are now available for all.

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Use the Resilience menu above for Covid-19 information. If you are elderly, lonely or vulnerable, and live in the LA12 postcode area, you can request help by phoning 01229 357951 and leaving a voicemail.

For information about the Covid-19 vaccinations at Ulverston Health Centre, go to Resources.

If you don’t already volunteer with the group, and would like to do so, click the button at the top of the page to join the Ulverston Resilience Group.

Birkrigg stone circle

Photo by Karen Chambers. Winner of the ULVERSTON our GREAT LILE TOWN Facebook group March photo competition.

Visit Ulverston

We have some great entertainment venues and attractions in Ulverston, including the Coronation Hall, Laurel & Hardy Museum, Ford Park, Roxy Cinema, Swarthmoor Hall and Conishead Priory. There are friendly traditional hotels, restaurants, and pubs, where live music is frequently performed. Numerous well-established festivals take place in Ulverston. Don’t miss the popular Walking Festival, Lantern Festival, Dickensian Festival, International Music Festival, Retro Rendezvous, CAMRA Beer Festival, and Another Fine Fest (celebrating Stan Laurel’s birthday).

Ulverston sits at the head of the Furness Peninsula, between the expansive sands of Morecambe Bay, and the breathtaking mountainous landscapes of the Lake District National Park. In the thriving town centre you’ll find a healthy range of well-stocked small independent shops. You can walk from the town into quiet countryside within a few minutes. Coniston and Windermere are just a short drive away. Visit Ulverston for fun and pleasure, and to experience the close connection between the town’s people, it’s heritage, and the beautiful natural environment.

Interior of Sir John Barrow Monument
It is our privilege to support Friends of the Lake District in championing the protection of the natural environment, whilst accommodating the needs of local communities and enhancing the enjoyment of visitors.
Ulverston tourist information leaflets can be obtained from the Indoor Market, Laurel & Hardy Museum, Ulverston Library, Booths, Ulverston Station, and the Premier Inn.