Ulverston Community Calendar

The Four Seasons

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Using Max Richter’s recomposed version of Vivaldi’s seminal work The Four Seasons, James Wilton Dance present a work of immense physicality, driving energy and sweeping beauty. One of Europe’s most in-demand dance companies, this work features James Wilton Dance’s signature blend of capoeira, acrobatics, martial arts and classical dance, alongside stunning stage and costume designs. ... Read more

£7 – £22

Ministry of Science Live

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Liquid Nitrogen clouds! Fire tornados! Hydrogen bottle rockets! The UK's favourite science show is back and more explosive than ever! Join our presenters as they dive deep into the world of science and look at how it shapes everything around us – with a few loud bangs along the way. They’ll take an anarchic approach ... Read more

£17.30 – £18.37

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
Event Series Oh What A Lovely War

Oh What A Lovely War

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Wildly satirical, visually stunning and deeply moving, Oh! What a Lovely War is a theatrical experience like no other; a fusion of live music, movement, songs and sketches bringing to life the folly, farce and tragedy of the First World War. More than a century on from the Armistice, Joan Littlewood’s musical entertainment Oh! What A ... Read more

£7 – £25
Event Series Wife After Death

Wife After Death

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Friends and colleagues gather to say farewell to Dave Thursby, deceased veteran comedian and ‘national treasure’. But how much do they really know about Dave – or each other? Come and find out in local am-dram Ulverston Outsiders' latest production. With razor-sharp repartee, Wife After Death skewers the absurdities of life and death. Sparks (and worse) will ... Read more

£13 – £14.50

Bridget Christie: Who Am I?

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Bridget Christie is hot, but not in a good way. The 51-year-old, critically-acclaimed stand-up leaks blood, sweats, and thinks that Chris Rock is the same person as The Rock. It’s a menopause laugh-a-minute with a confused, furious, sweaty lady who is annoyed by everything. The Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning comedian cannot ride the motorbike she ... Read more

£6 – £21

The Christmas Toy Shop Mystery

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

When her baby brother's beloved toy bear disappears into the mysterious Christmas Toy Shop, Lucy has no choice but to dust off her deerstalker hat, grab her mini magnifying glass and follow it... However, on the other side of the door is a wild turkey chase of epic proportions. Join Lucy as she tries to ... Read more

£7 – £14

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Neil Gore presents a one-person version of the classic novel by Robert Tressell featuring projection, political conjuring tricks, and live music. Meet the famous characters and enjoy the scenes, speeches and songs, with the Great Money Trick as its centrepiece. This enduring and absorbing classic story of a year in the life of a group ... Read more

£7 – £18

Event Series The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Join Ulverston Pantomime Society for knock-about fun and frolics, with the residents of Pickle Town on a mission to rescue Hanky from the evil Snow Queen! With a Witch and the evil Snow Queen presiding over the residents of Pickle Town, chaos reigns when the baddies capture one of the Daisy Pickings children, Hanky. The ... Read more

A Bunch of Amateurs

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

OUR VERY FUNNY NEXT PLAY - A BUNCH OF AMATEURS by Ian Hislop (editor of Private Eye) and Nick Newman (cartoonist and comedy scriptwriter) Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace ... Read more

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Taking the audience on a journey ‘in time’, a thrilling ride through their 30 years, the concert is a full theatrical experience, with dynamic choreography and heart-pounding rhythms contrasting with atmospheric soundscapes. As Europe’s longest-established taiko group, Mugenkyo are widely recognised as the ground-breaking pioneers of this exciting art-form, thrilling audiences at thousands of performances ... Read more

Kevin Quantum: Momentum

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Explore the exotic space where science and magic meet with the Edinburgh Fringe Sell-out magician-scientist, trained by US magic legends Penn & Teller. Kevin swings effortlessly from edge-of-your-seat astonishment to belly laughs – culminating with the ‘flaming cannonball’ illusion; a deadly, reimagined version of a Newton’s Cradle - the science desk toy. An evening shrouded ... Read more

The War of the Worlds

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one. And yet, mankind finds itself on the brink of extinction when aggressive creatures from that remote planet land on Earth. The play follows the struggles of one man as he endeavours to find his beloved wife. Along the way he must evade the ... Read more

UIMF

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Ulverston International Music Festival. Twenty years ago, in 2004, we started out with four concerts. Twenty years on, and another twenty concerts and events have been added, to make a total of twenty four for 2024. This year will be a festival of music in the truest sense, back-to-back concerts over a ten-day period, an ... Read more

Shakespeare in the Park – The Tempest

Ford Park Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Shakespeare’s last, and great, play is a triumphant compilation of intrigue, magic, and humour. Prospero, an exiled Duke with supernatural powers, creates a great storm which sees his enemies shipwrecked on his island. Magic abounds, plots are exposed, and a colourful array of characters gain their deserts. Fascinating entertainment. Open air performance, please bring your ... Read more

Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

A Little Angel Theatre, The Lowry and Rose Theatre co-production. Based on the original book Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book - written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Charlie loves reading. Especially books about pirates. But his sister hates it – it’s boring! Can Charlie convince her that reading is fun? Perhaps if she ... Read more

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