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.

The majority of events listed below are cancelled. Please check directly with organisers if you are unsure.


All Day

CANCELLED – Ulverston Walkfest

Ulverston Town Centre Market Street, Ulverston

Guided walks around Ulverston town, and the surrounding villages and countryside. Find out about the area's fascinating past. Meet up with lovely like-minded people from all over the UK. A wide range of walks, from gentle to strenuous.

CANCELLED – Flag Fortnight

Ulverston Town Centre Market Street, Ulverston

Hand-made decorative flags fly from shops and businesses in the town centre to welcome Spring.

POSTPONED: Keswick & Coniston to Barrow Walks

Hawcoat Park Sports Club Hawcoat Lane, Barrow-in-Furness

Two charity walks on the same day. Walk approximately 40 miles from Keswick to Barrow, or 21 miles from Coniston to Barrow. Every year this event raises hundreds of thousands of £s for UK and local charities. A team event, open to all. Team registration opens 20th January 2020.


CANCELLED – Printfest Ulverston

Coronation Hall - Ulverston County Square, Ulverston

The UK’s only artists led print making festival, offering the chance to view and purchase art works and meet the artists. See event website for details and times.

Street Market

Ulverston Town Centre Market Street, Ulverston

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 ... Read more

Holker Spring Fair

Holker Hall & Gardens Ulverston

We are pleased to welcome back the Holker Spring Fair! This is our fourth annual fair and we are making it bigger than ever. Visit Holker on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of May for a chance to visit a host of stalls from food producers, artisans and craftspeople. It's also a perfect time to ... Read more

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