Ulverston Community Calendar

Kadampa Spring Festival

Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre Conishead Priory, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Dorje Shugden Empowerment and teachings on the Extensive Protector Puja with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa. Dorje Shugden is a Dharma Protector emanation of the Wisdom Buddha who averts obstacles to our spiritual practice and gathers necessary conditions for our attaining spiritual realizations. During this Festival, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa will grant the Blessing Empowerment of Dorje Shugden. ... Read more

Growing Well

Growing Well Kendal Low Sizergh Farm, Kendal, Cumbria, United Kingdom

We are a mental health charity, located on an organic farm and kitchen garden. If you’re feeling depressed, anxious or finding everyday life difficult, then we may be able to help with free effective support for your mental health at our organic farm at Growing Well Sizergh, near Kendal, or in our new kitchen garden ... Read more

Event Series Street Market

Street Market

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

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 Westmorland & Furness Council. Also on market days, a community fundraising coffee morning normally takes place in ... Read more

Feel Good Singing

Ulverston Methodist Church 22 Neville Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Sessions: Monday 7pm and Thursday 10.30am at Ulverston Methodist Church. The community singing group is open to all voices, even those that don't consider themselves singers. Booking essential.


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

Event Series Ulverston News

Ulverston News

Register to receive Ulverston News weekly by email. If you’re a fan of Ulverston festivals, this is the newsletter for you! We will send you information about local events, organisations, and services, including volunteering opportunities. https://ulverston.com/mail

Event Series Chapel Island Walk

Chapel Island Walk

Sandgate Main Street, Flookburgh, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Walk from Flookburgh (Sandgate) to Chapel Island and on to Canal Foot with the Guide Over Sands Trust. The walk itinerary varies depending on the time of year due to nesting birds, and the position of the River Leven channel. At some times it may not be possible to cross the Leven channel safely, and ... Read more

Event Series Ford Parkrun

Ford Parkrun

Ford Park Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The parkrun is a free event that takes place on most Saturdays at Ford Park. The course is 5k long, over a mixture of tarmac, trail paths, and grass. Sometimes there are cakes! New participants are very welcome, but please register before you first attend. Ford Park is owned and managed by a charity and ... Read more

Event Series Historic Car Club

Historic Car Club

Lakeland Motor Museum Backbarrow, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Join us for the Monthly Meet-up of the Lakeland Historic Car Club! Whether you're a proud car owner, an enthusiast, or just eager to marvel at classic local cars, everyone is welcome! Enjoy a morning filled with vintage car charm and camaraderie. The Lakeland Historic Car Club members will be showcasing their prized possessions outside ... Read more

Event Series Hoad Monument Open

Hoad Monument Open

Sir John Barrow Monument Hoad Hill, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The Sir John Barrow Monument, known as the Hoad Monument, is normally open on Sunday afternoons between Easter Sunday and the end of October. It is also open on Bank Holidays, and on other occasions by arrangement. The flag flies at the top of Hoad Hill when the monument is open. You can climb up ... Read more

Event Series Pickleball


Dowdales School Nelson Street, Dalton-in-Furness

South Lakes Pickleball at Dowdales School on Mondays, and Furness College on Thursdays. Please check with the organiser for exceptions, eg. Christmas and bank holidays.

D-Day 80th Anniversary

D-Day 80 in June 2024 is an event taking place throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK Overseas Territories and at the British Normandy Memorial overlooking Gold Beach, Normandy, one of the five Beaches landed on 6th June 1944, in Commemoration/Celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Great North Swim

Low Wood Hotel Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The Arla Great North Swim is a weekend-long celebration of open-water swimming. Expect stunning scenery, the best of local food and drink, outdoor activities, culture, art, history and thousands of like-minded people coming together. Think of it more as an open-water adventure than a race. Choose from six different open water swimming distances to suit ... Read more

Smartphone for Improvers

Ulverston Methodist Church 22 Neville Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A free 2 week course for smartphone learners.

Floyd UK

The Beggars Theatre Market Square, Millom, Cumbria, United Kingdom

We have brought together some of the best musicians in the UK who have the talent and desire to replicate the music of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of The Moon album “LIVE” in the greatest detail possible to mark the albums 50th Anniversary. The band are dedicated to crafting Pink Floyd’s performances with careful attention ... Read more

Event Series Grange Prom Art

Grange Prom Art

Grange Promenade The Promenade, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, United Kingdom

26TH MAY EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER. PromArt showcases fine art and crafts from some of the regions finest and most respected artisans along the Victorian Promenade at Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria in the Southern Lake District. If you love art it’s a great day out! Each month there are up to 80 stalls set up ... Read more

BOFRA Fell Run

Ford Park Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Starting in Ford Park, the race runs up the hill to the Monument then drops down behind and circles the fell behind before return past the monument again and down to the park.

Scrubs and Balms Workshop

Shed One The Old Calf Shed, Auction Mart, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Make Your Own Scrubs and Balms Workshop Small groups makes for a relaxed atmosphere and each guest gets individual attention. Join Thea, medical herbalist and founder of Lost in the Apothecary, at Shed One Distillery for this two hour scrubs and balm workshop. You will make your very own trio of products, to exfoliate, moisturise ... Read more

Event Series Ulverston Repair Cafe

Ulverston Repair Cafe

Croftlands Community Centre 44 Central Drive, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

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

Event Series Long Covid Support Group

Long Covid Support Group

St Mary's Hospice Ford Park Crescent, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Furness Area Long Covid Support group. 2nd Wednesday of every month, 11am-12:30pm. St Mary's Hospice, Ulverston OR Living Well Centre, Barrow. A great space & time to chat and for support.

Event Series Royal British Legion Drop-In

Royal British Legion Drop-In

Royal British Legion 10 Brogden Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Monthly drop-in at the Royal British Legion Club, Brogden Street, Ulverston. Open to serving and ex-serving members of the armed forces and partners.  The forum is designed to give those mentioned an opportunity to come along and discuss in confidence matters which could help you to enjoy the benefits of support available. Tea and coffee ... Read more

Grizedale Rocks

Tickets will be released in batches. Check the organiser's facebook page for details. A family fun Festival on our farm 💚 A weekend of local musicians, food, drink and memories… High Bowkerstead Farm Satterthwaite LA12 8LL

Mark Simmons: Quip Off The Mark

The Beggars Theatre Market Square, Millom, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Mark Simmons: Quip Off The Mark UK Comics’ Comic 2022 – Best Act “One of the UK’s pre-eminent pun merchants…the quickest quipster in showbusiness.” – Evening Standard As Seen on Mock The Week, BT Sport and ITV, ‘Master of one-liners’, and social media phenomenon MARK SIMMONS brings his sell-out tour show ‘Quip Off the Mark’. ... Read more


Armed Forces Day

Ulverston Town Centre Ulverston, Cumbria

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities and organisations across the country to show their support and get involved. Military display, family fun, ... Read more


Unsworth's Yard Ford Road, Cartmel, Cumbria, United Kingdom

A super friendly local music festival. Free entry.


This festival has grown over seven sell-out years to become an exciting local event that puts on a large variety of entertainment, art, food, drinks, fun, camping and all of the things one might expect of a much larger festival. Like a concentrated juice, we squeeze all of the best bits of a large festival ... Read more

Coniston Kayak Race

Get ready to make a splash for charity! On Saturday 13th July 2024, twenty teams of three will face off against one-another in a kayak relay race set on Coniston. Each leg of the relay will be approximately 800m. The event is to raise funds for Ford Park, St Mary's Hospice & CancerCare. Water Park ... Read more

Wheels Up North Weekender

Westmorland Showground Bobbin Mill Lane, Crooklands, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The 2024 Wheels Up North Weekender is back bigger and better! Tickets are LIVE NOW! Make sure to grab them while they last! 🎟 Show vehicle applications are also open now so get your wheels booked in early. - - - - - - - - - What's on: >> A huge variety of vehicle ... Read more

The Northern Soulers

The Beggar’s Theatre Market Square, Millom, Cumbria

@ General Admission Saturday 20th July 8pm The Northern Souls are an 8 piece live band performing Northern Souls and Mowtown Classics. The recreate the timeless sounds of Wigan Casino, Twisted Wheel, Blackpool Mecca, Catacombs, Golden Torch and Chateau Impney! The Northern Souls will have those feet dancing and hands clapping. Please note we don’t ... Read more


The Northern Soulers

The Beggars Theatre Market Square, Millom, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The Northern Souls are an 8 piece live band performing Northern Souls and Mowtown Classics. The recreate the timeless sounds of Wigan Casino, Twisted Wheel, Blackpool Mecca, Catacombs, Golden Torch and Chateau Impney! The Northern Souls will have those feet dancing and hands clapping. Please note we don’t offer refunds. NB Booking Fee Applies.


Kadampa Summer Festival

Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre Conishead Priory, Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Profound Teachings from Buddha's Heart. In October 2013 Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche gave his last public teachings in Portugal. During these teachings Geshe-la granted the empowerment of Great Mother Prajnaparamita, taught the Essence of Wisdom Sutra (Heart Sutra), which contains the heart essence of Buddha’s perfection of wisdom teachings, and gave commentaries to The ... 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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