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. Please check notes in the event footer for last update source, date and summary of changes.
Ulverston Lantern Festival
Date confirmed. Hopefully going ahead in the full traditional format.
The theme for 2021 is ‘My Favourite Things’ which gives our hundreds of lanterneers the option to create any kind of lantern they like.
To make the festival more family friendly the start times for the various processions have been moved forward by 30 minutes, and should come together in County Square around 8.00pm. The combined processions should be arriving at Ford Park around 9.00pm in the evening, for the grand Firework Finale.
‘Favourite Things’ can be anything from spaceships to soft toys, from Disney characters to Dolphins, from Submarines to Spitfires, or from animals and insects to vegetables or flowers. Whatever your Favourite Thing happens to be – that can be your lantern for 2021.
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