Ulverston Community Calendar

Dickensian Christmas Festival

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

A very jolly weekend festival with lots of dressing up, traditional stalls, mulled wine, hot chestnuts, live music and street entertainment. Enjoy visiting Ulverston's many pubs and cafes if you need to warm up.

Happy New Year

Wishing you a Happy New Year from Ulverston News. In these unsettled times, we're proud to be a part of the Ulverston community. In 2023 there are many good things to look forward to. The Roxy Collective is powering ahead with its purchase of the Roxy building for community use. Major refurbishments and developments are ... Read more

Mairi McGillivray

Gleaston Village Hall Main Street, Gleaston, Ulverston, Cumbria

Mairi McGillivray is a Gaelic singer from the island of Islay off the west coast of Scotland. Mairi comes from a strong gaelic background and uses her heritage along with her dynamic range of musical influences to put her own style on songs from her tradition, performing in gaelic and other traditional styles. BBC Radio ... Read more

South Cumbria Musical Festival

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

The South Cumbria Musical Festival was formed in 1976 and has developed over the years to become one of the most respected competitive events in the country. The Festival is well known for its high standards, friendliness and efficient organisation. It gives competitors an opportunity to perform on a stage in a beautifully refurbished venue, ... Read more

UK Emergency Alerts Test

The new Emergency Alerts system will be tested nationally on Sunday 23 April at 3pm. The system will warn people when their lives are in danger. An Emergency Alert is a loud, siren-like sound with a message on your mobile phone screen. To find out more, visit gov.uk/alerts

Flag Festival

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

Shops and other landmarks around Ulverston are decorated with hand-made flags and banners.

Retro Rendezvous & Velo Retro

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

BACK TO ULVERSTON TOWN CENTRE This year Retro Rendezvous and Velo Retro will be back in Ulverston Town Centre. Working in partnership with the Sun Hotel, we'll have a live music stage outdoors behind the Sun, market stalls for the whole length of New Market Street, and vintage cars and bikes in Market Street. Free ... Read more

Another Fine Fest

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

A free, multi-arts festival of epic proportions - celebrating the birth of Stan Laurel and the place of his birth - ol Ulverston Town! Live music, DJs, live graffiti and window art, street theatre, circus, comedy, magic. For all ages.

Furness Tradition Festival

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

The 25th Furness Tradition Festival. Featuring Joe Broughton’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble, Will Pound & Jenn Butterworth, Amy & Gavin Davenport, Ryan Young, Holly Clarke, Lakeland Fiddlers, Tumbling Tom Big Band, Blast Furness, Close Quarters, and many Morris and Clog dance groups. Tickets on sale now from The Coro.


Laurel and Hardy Museum Brogden Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Premiere of “Drainspotting”, a short documentary about Archie Workman, plus five other short films about the curious nature of men: Born to be Mild, The Way of the Dodo, Taking Stock, The Reinvention of Normal, Pouters. Please book online or pay cash at the door. Tickets £5 each. All proceeds go to St Mary’s Hospice.

Ulverston & North Lonsdale Show

Lindal Cote Farm Lindal-in-Furness, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Annual agricultural show at Lindal. Entry fees Adult £10 Children & Concessions £6 (children under 5 free) Senior Citizens £8 Family (2 adults & 2 children) £25 Parking FREE Ringside Parking £15

Summer 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run

GSK Sports & Social Club

Fun Run start: 6:30pm, 10K start: 7:00pm. Glaxo Sports Club, North Lonsdale Rd, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 9DR Prizes for 1st 3 in male, female and 1st. in all vet categories. Team prizes 1st 3 count (club vests must be worn). Medals to all fun runners, mementoes for all 10k finishers. Starting on the road, between the ... Read more

Marsh House Fun Day

Marsh House Victoria Road, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Free entry. Organised by Shared Lives and Ulverston Day Service.

Art in the Park

Ford Park Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Rescheduled from July due to bad weather. Come and meet the artists, join in and unleash your creativity! See a range of amazing original artworks from local artists! Support StitchAbility and come and design your own mug and watch it being made!!! ALL FREE. Plus FREE CLUBBERCISE! 11-12 in front of the children’s playground! Qualified ... Read more

Medieval Fair

Furness Abbey Manor Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Medieval minstrels, Iron Shepherds living history group, falconry, wood turning, swill basket making, crafts, and history talks. As parking around Furness Abbey is restricted we will once again be offering a free mini bus service shuttling throughout the day between The Dock Museum and Furness Abbey. The normal abbey entry charge applies to this event ... Read more

All Lies by Alan Ayckbourn

Laurel and Hardy Museum Brogden Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The Ulverston Outsiders are pleased to present a script-in-hand amateur performance of Alan Ayckbourn’s All Lies, which premiered at the Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness in 2022. Proceeds from the performance are in aid of St Mary’s Hospice. Tickets are £8 and can be bought on the door or in advance by calling 01229 582292.

Ulverston Charter

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

Join us on Saturday 9th September in Ulverston Town Centre for this FREE event for all the family! There'll be live music and entertainment, magic shows, games, balloon modelling, free face painting, stalls, activities, Lily the Street Organ, giant chess boards, giant connect 4, a fire engine and inshore rescue boat, food outlets and more! ... Read more

Ulverston Lantern Festival

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

Ulverston's favourite fiery festival featuring a huge parade of community-made paper & wicker lantern. The Theme of this years Lantern Festival is – Into the Garden. Create beautiful lanterns shaped like blooming flowers, graceful butterflies, enchanting birds, and delicate dragonflies. You could also craft a serene garden landscapes, with miniature trees, flowing streams, and vibrant foliage. ... Read more

Christine Bovill’s PIAF

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

A funny, poignant and moving theatrical homage to one of France’s most endearing icons, Edith Piaf; celebrating some of her best-known songs while threading her story with Christine Bovill’s own remarkable journey into the world of chanson.

£7 – £27

Gill Banks Community Day

The Gill The Gill, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The Gill Banks Action Group have been working to improve Gill Banks for nature for five years. We have been working to a ten year Woodland Management Plan drawn up for us by professional ecologists. This Spring we commissioned the same ecologists to review our progress and we would like to share the results with ... Read more

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Regarded by many as the best and most consistent ‘public subscription band’ in the world, the fabled brass band present a highly entertaining concert suitable for both the general public and brass band connoisseur.

£7 – £24

In My Life: An Evening with Alan Johnson

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, Alan Johnson is one of the most popular politicians of recent times. Join him as he shares remarkable stories from his life.

£7 – £26

The King of Reggae

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

'Let's Get Together And Feel Alright' as the company that brought you the acclaimed RUSH - A Joyous Jamaican Journey, bring you this brand new narrated musical charting the life of the King of Reggae, Bob Marley. Get ready to enjoy songs like One Love, No Woman No Cry and Is This Love all played live on stage by the ... Read more

£7 – £25

Dickensian Christmas Festival

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

We're delighted that our 2023 Christmas festival will be going ahead in the full undiluted traditional Ulverston Dickensian Festival style. There will be multiple performance stages, roving street performers, hot mulled wine, a town-full of wonderful stalls, and costume parades through the historic town streets. Come along and get into the Christmas spirit. Dress up ... Read more

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