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.

The Borrowers (1997) – 35mm Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer. This family favourite will be presented from an original 35mm film print. Come along and relive some of those childhood memories! Tickets available in advance from our website; or pay on the ... Read more

Meet me in St Louis – Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. Starring Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor and Tom Drake. Tickets £6/£5 available in advance or pay on the door. https://www.facebook.com/events/973096949806754/

Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Back

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

A chance to see one of the best loved Star Wars movies on Cumbria's largest Cinemascope Screen. Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back. The adventure continues in this "Star Wars" sequel. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) face attack by the Imperial forces and ... Read more

Amy – Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse. https://www.facebook.com/events/760688078031625/

Alien (1979) Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

A chance to see the 1979 sci-fi classic, Alien (15) on the Roxy's big screen. In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien vessel. The terror begins when the crew encounters a nest of ... Read more

Parasite – Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan. Multi award winner. Tickets available in advance from the website, or pay on the door (subject to availability). https://www.facebook.com/events/578937566108277/

Inception-Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a thief with the rare ability to enter people's dreams and steal their secrets from their subconscious. His skill has made him a hot commodity in the world of corporate espionage but has also cost him everything he loves. Cobb gets a chance at redemption when he is offered a ... Read more

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

While truant from school, young siblings Jeremy and Jemima meet the beautiful Truly Scrumptious (Sally Ann Howes), who falls for their widowed father, Caractacus Potts (Dick Van Dyke), and his various oddball inventions, including the family's noisy rebuilt car, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. One day at the beach, Caractacus tells Truly and the children a ... Read more

Aliens (1986) – Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

After floating in space for 57 years, Lt. Ripley's (Sigourney Weaver) shuttle is found by a deep space salvage team. Upon arriving at LV-426, the marines find only one survivor, a nine year old girl named Newt (Carrie Henn). But even these battle-hardened marines with all the latest weaponry are no match for the hundreds ... Read more

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial – Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its ... Read more

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) battles horrible Jabba the Hut and cruel Darth Vader to save his comrades in the Rebel Alliance and triumph over the Galactic Empire. Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) reaffirm their love and team with Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams), the Ewoks and the androids C-3PO and ... Read more

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

The second installment of boy wizard Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, based on the novel by JK Rowling. A mysterious elf tells Harry to expect trouble during his second year at Hogwarts, but nothing can prepare him for trees that fight back, flying cars, spiders that talk and deadly warnings ... Read more

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

Harry Potter's (Daniel Radcliffe) third year at Hogwarts starts off badly when he learns deranged killer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped from Azkaban prison and is bent on murdering the teenage wizard. While Hermione's (Emma Watson) cat torments Ron's (Rupert Grint) sickly rat, causing a rift among the trio, a swarm of nasty Dementors ... Read more

David Attenborough – A life on our planet

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

In his 93 years, Attenborough has visited every continent on the globe, exploring the wild places of the planet and documenting the living world in all its variety and wonder. But during his lifetime, Attenborough has also seen first-hand the monumental scale of humanity's impact on nature. Produced by award-winning wildlife film-makers Silverback Films and ... Read more

The Graduate – Special Presentation

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) has just finished college and, back at his parents' house, he's trying to avoid the one question everyone keeps asking: What does he want to do with his life? An unexpected diversion crops up when he is seduced by Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), a bored housewife and friend of his parents. ... Read more

Three Tenors – Voices for Eternity

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

As opera houses remain silent and football stadiums are empty of supporters, fans can relive the moment history was made by The Three Tenors in Rome 1990, and remember the night when the 'Beautiful Game' crossed a cultural divide and changed classical music forever. https://www.facebook.com/events/4874239275934663/

The Man In The Hat / Roxy Ulverston

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

Ciarán Hinds stars as The Man In The Hat on a road trip across France in a tiny Fiat 500 in this musically-rooted comedy directed by Oscar-winning composer Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare In Love) & John Paul Davidson. Wed 7 Oct 7.30pm Thu 8 Oct 7.30pm https://www.facebook.com/events/763854967522437/

Romeo and Juliet – Bolshoi Ballet

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

In spite of each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues will cost Mercutio's life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend... https://www.facebook.com/events/1045001635968730/

Dickensian Night – Scrooge

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

There may have been no Dickensian Festival this year, but here's your chance to dust off your stove-pipe hat and put on your best petticoat for an encounter with Mr Ebenezer Scrooge. We present Alastair Sim in the much loved 1951 version of A Christmas Carol. https://www.facebook.com/events/393496725399628/

Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular from the Royal Albert Hall

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

Katherine Jenkins: Christmas Spectacular will see the Welsh sensation perform seasonal favourites and carols with full nostalgic Hollywood musical glamour and wonder. The production was given unprecedented and exclusive access to the historic venue which also marked the 50th time that Katherine has performed there. The all-star cast includes beloved actors Vanessa Redgrave and Bill ... Read more

The Nutcracker from the Bolshoi Ballet

The Roxy Cinema Ulverston

The eternal Christmas classic, set to Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece score, invites audiences to witness a magical journey of wonder and imagination right before their eyes. https://www.facebook.com/events/192886415902393/

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