Ulverston News

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Swans at Ulverston Canal, by Lesley Wheeler. Winner of the ULVERSTON our GREAT LILE TOWN Facebook group June photo competition.

Visit Ulverston

We are fortunate to have some great entertainment venues and tourist attractions in Ulverston town centre, including the Coronation Hall, Laurel & Hardy Museum, Ford Park, and the Roxy Cinema, as well as historic and fascinating out-of-town locations, such as 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.

Ulverston Events Calendar Highlights

Ulverston is famous for its festivals and events. Here are some 2020 highlights and important dates to look forward to.

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POSTPONED – Retro Rendezvous & Velo Retro

Postponed to 11-13 September 2020, to be confirmed. Based in the brilliant old market town of Ulverston, Retro Rendezvous is a full weekend of fabulous retro fun. Music, food, dance, cinema, clothes, markets, cars, motorcycles, drink and the famous Velo Retro old school cycling events through the Lake District World Heritage Site. It’s about as much fun as you can

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Volunteering in Ulverston

The activities in the Events Calendar provide opportunities for new experiences, and in some cases provide support and companionship for members of the community who might otherwise have few social interactions. Through the continuing efforts of enthusiastic and caring people, Ulverston is more than just a Festivals Town, it’s also a great place to live. Would you like to give something back to the community? Take a look at our Volunteering page for opportunities.