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Ulverston Community Calendar
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
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre is the site of the first Modern Kadampa Buddhist Temple for World Peace, attracting tens of thousands of visitors annually. It is in this Temple that the Public Talk will be held. Gen-la Dekyong will explain how, through training our mind in meditation and special ways of thinking, we can experience ... Read more
Explore a fascinating archive of images from the Sankey Family Photography Collection with Liz Critchley from Signal Film & Media, Barrow.The Sankeys were father and son duo Raymond and Edward Sankey, who documented life in Barrow and Cumbria for over 70 years. Starting in 1900, they captured the landscape, cultural changes, individuals, industry and tourism ... Read more
Ukraine’s Dnipro Opera perform Puccini’s tragic operaA touching tale of innocent love crushed between two utterly different cultures, which resonates as strongly as ever in today’s world. No opera can match the tragedy and sorrow of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Set in Japan at the turn of the last century, it tells the story of a ... Read more
We are a volunteer group that run a free monthly event that is open to everyone. From electricals to jewellery and zips to furniture, our group of talented repairers are willing to take a look all sort of different things in need of a fix. If you can carry it in, we’ll have a look ... Read more
The Opera Boys are back with their new sell-out show A Night at the Musicals.Completely updated with brand new musical medleys, stunning solo performances… and a few surprises! Whether you’re a fan of modern-day smash hit musicals like Mamma Mia, Hairspray and Jersey Boys, prefer the classics from the likes of Gershwin and Rodgers & ... Read more
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 to ... Read more
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
Direct from The West End, Whitney: Queen Of The Night celebrates the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time.With a sensational cast and stunning live band, this phenomenal production consistently delivers an outstanding concert described as a powerhouse performance that delivers on every level. Take a magical rollercoaster ride through ... Read more
Grab a foam finger and take your seat! The No. 1 live wrestling experience for families is back!The stars of Megaslam Wrestling return to Ulverston with their huge 2023 Live Tour. Team Megaslam battle it out with Team Nasty in a series of action-packed, high-flying matches designed to get the little ones out of their ... Read more
Part of our Sunset Series, join Dr Audrey Brown from the Westmorland Geological Society and enjoy a geological journey around Morecambe Bay.Why is Morecambe Bay here? Now full of sand and mud and surrounded by rocky headlands, Audrey will share how the Bay came to exist and the effect of glaciers in creating the landscape ... Read more
Come and enjoy making your own, sustainable Sterling Silver Ring in Ulverston, guided by handmade jeweller and tutor Nisha Postlethwaite of Nisha Halo Jewellery. Nisha will guide you through the silver ring making process including design, forming, sawing, filing and finishing your ring. This jewellery workshop is suitable for complete beginners with no previous jewellery ... Read more
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
Explore the crucial role that saltmarsh environments may play in protecting people & places against climate change along the northwest coastJoseph Earl is Engagement Officer at Morecambe Bay Partnership. Join Joseph on a northwest-wide coastal management project, exploring the crucial role that saltmarsh environments may play in protecting people & places against climate change along ... Read more
The 2023 Festival is planned for Saturday 22 April to Monday 1 May and it is likely that this will be the third and final festival with all the walks free, after which we will return to a £3 charge per walk to cover our expenses. The programme is likely to be of 3 walks a ... Read more
Opening Talk Thursday 27th April, 6~8pm Printfest Preview Friday 28th April, 6.30~9pm Main Exhibition Saturday 29th April, 10~5pm Sunday 30th April, 10~4pm For over 20 years Printfest has championed printmakers and the original hand-made print by putting on a weekend festival at The Coro in Ulverston. The artist-led festival brings together over 40 of the ... Read more
Manchester Camerata return in a celebration year for their 50th birthday, the orchestra are back with Ulverston saxophonist Jess Gillam.Manchester Camerata return to the Coronation Hall in a celebration year for their 50th birthday - after a sold out concert a few years ago, the orchestra are back with Ulverston saxophonist Jess Gillam. Heralded by ... Read more
BACK TO ULVERSTON TOWN CENTRE In June 2022 the Old Time Sailors entertained you in a giant marquee in Ford Park. In June 2023 we’ll be doing something a bit different, but still special. Our move to Ford Park in 2022 worked well, and we were very pleased to be able to deliver the festival there. ... Read more
Annual emergency messaging test At 7pm on the 7th July every year, we will send a short text message to Ulverston News mailing list subscribers. This will contain a link to the following web page, so that you can check that the link works for you. In a real emergency, we will send you a ... Read more
The Rusland Show is held on the third Saturday in August at Whitestock Meadow in the lovely Rusland Valley. The marquees are filled with exhibits of horticulture, home produce, handicrafts, photography and film. On the sports field there are fell races, track races plus many other events such as egg throwing and tug-of-war.
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