South Cumbria Community Calendar

Printfest 2022 – Preview

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Beat the crowds and be the first to see this year’s Printfest exhibition.A short note on safetyAlthough no longer mandatory, we encourage all visitors to wear face coverings when indoors, keep a safe distance from others, use hand sanitisers and wash hands regularly, and check in with the NHS Test and Trace app if able ... Read more

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Fired Up Furness

Nirodhah Studio 13 Market Street, Ulverston, Cumbria

Pottery, ceramics & sculpture. Exhibition and sale.

Printfest 2022

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

45 of the UK’s finest printmakers showcase their work in the festival championing the original hand-made print.Meet the artists, discover more about their methods, and maybe find something to take home with you.Printfest is more than your average exhibition – it’s a unique opportunity to really get under the skin of this wonderfully creative artform, ... Read more

Westmorland and Furness Council Elections

Ulverston, Cumbria

There will be elections on Thursday 5 May 2022. These will elect councillors for two new unitary authorities. Vesting day for the new councils is 1 April 2023. From this day Cumberland Council will provide district and county council services across the current areas of Allerdale, Carlisle and Copeland. Westmorland and Furness Council will provide ... Read more

Keswick to Barrow Walk

Ulverston, Cumbria

All being well, the Keswick to Barrow and Coniston to Barrow Walks will take place at their usual date, the first Saturday after the May Bank Holiday. Team registration opens on 31st January. If you're entering a team, please consider nominating an Ulverston charity to benefit from your sponsorship, such as Ulverston Resilience Group, Furness ... Read more

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Printmaking Course

Swarthmoor Reading Room Fox Street, Ulverston, Cumbria

Print Share is really pleased to continue to work in partnership with Printfest Ulverston to promote printmaking in Ulverston. You can book now via www.printsharelakes.co.uk/workshops  Introduction to Printmaking Workshops 2022 A series of 4 workshops with Ulverston based printmaking group Print Share. Each workshop will introduce you to a different printmaking technique, taught by members of our collaborative ... Read more

Vortice Dance Company: Dracula

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Sink your teeth into the myths & legends of the blood-sucking Prince of Darkness in this sumptuous, sinister, seductive contemporary ballet.There’s plenty to relish in this luxurious visual tale of submission and domination – and plenty to challenge what you thought you knew about this iconic character. Taking inspiration from Bram Stoker’s classic gothic horror ... Read more

Sisters In The Wild – Summer Bikepacking Gathering

Satterthwaite Bowkerstead Farm, Satterthwaite, Cumbria, England

Join us for our Sisters In The Wild bikepacking gathering in the UK's Lake District.We're bringing back the summer Sisters In The Wild vibe to the Lake District. Expect two days of off-road focused riding, a supportive, inclusive, atmosphere, and skill building opportunities around the ridesOur basecamp is on the doorstep of the lush Grizedale ... Read more

Leyland Band: Polished Brass – Lancashire’s Finest

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Lancashire’s finest brass band brings you a fantastic evening of ‘Polished Brass’, featuring music from marches to movie themes.Enjoy the warmth of Leyland Band’s unique sound as the regular Ulverston favourites present a brand-new programme to suit all tastes, played with style and panache, and featuring many of the band’s superb soloists.Leyland Band are renowned ... Read more

Litter pick at Ford Park Run

Ford Park Ulverston, Cumbria

After your Park Run join in The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick with Morecambe Bay Partnership.As part of 'The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick', Morecambe Bay Partnership have teamed up with Ford Park Run (Ulverston) to clear litter found in the surrounding areas.You can join the litter pick after completing the Park Run - Lauren from Morecambe ... Read more

Anthony Hewitt & Friends

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Anthony Hewitt rounds-up top talent from across the globe for this much-loved, traditional format of chamber works for piano and strings.The opening concert of this year's Ulverston International Music Festival immediately sets the tone of the festival with two great British chamber works at the heart of the programme, written only a few years apart at the ... Read more

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Ulverston, Cumbria

A beacon will be lit on Hoad Hill at 9.45pm on 2nd June and Ulverston town band will play at Market Place on the 4th June celebrate the occasion.

English Touring Opera: La bohème

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

English Touring Opera returns with a poetic production of the most popular of operas: Puccini’s story of young love.It's Christmas Eve in the Parisian garret. On this festive, snowy night the lovers draw close, but poverty forces them apart in a story told with the most memorable music, from ‘Che gelida manina’ to the shattering ... Read more

Kim Moore: What the Trumpet Taught Me

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Join Kim as she reads from her first non-fiction book and considers the pivotal role of music in both an individual and social history.Award-winning poet Kim Moore studied music and was a trumpet teacher for several years. What the Trumpet Taught Me is a collection of vivid and immediate snapshots, from first lessons to music ... Read more

Top Brass: Brighouse & Rastrick

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Brighouse and Rastrick perform some timeless British brass greats and royal-themed works to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.Brighouse and Rastrick Band (or B&R as they are affectionately known) represent a rich tradition of brass band culture in the north of England and have commanded the top echelons of competitive life since they won the British Open ... Read more

Jazz Night: Julian Joseph Trio

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

One of the finest jazz musicians to emerge this side of the Atlantic, Julian Joseph has made ground-breaking advances for jazz in the UK.He was the first Black British jazz musician to host a series at London’s Wigmore Hall, and the first to headline a late-night concert at the BBC Proms with his All Star ... Read more

Lunchtime Piano Recital: Emanuil Ivanov

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Young Bulgarian pianist Emanuil Ivanov is a hugely exciting pianist of artistic individuality and exceptional technical wizardry.He brings to the Festival the seminal work of the late American composer Frederic Rzewski, The People United Will Never Be Defeated: a vast, monumental set of variations inspired by the great Goldberg of Bach, and Diabelli of Beethoven. ... Read more

Celebrity Recital: Alexander Sitkovetsky and Wu Qian

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

The exceptionally talented husband and wife duo Alexander Sitkovetsky and Wu Qian perform works by Schnittke, Beethoven, Grieg and Ravel.Both graduates of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin school, Sitkovetsky’s concerto engagements with UK orchestras have included appearances with the London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, while Qian is a distinguished ... Read more

Piano-ganza

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Anthony Hewitt is joined by guest pianist Emanuil Ivanov for UIMF Festival’s ever-popular two-piano concert.Formerly dubbed ‘Piano Duel’ for the face-to-face positions the instruments and pianists take up on stage, the presentation is akin to a stand off, conjuring-up the practice of competitive duels - gladiatorial events that were common in the heyday of the ... Read more

Retro Rendezvous

Ford Park Ulverston, Cumbria

For 2022 Retro Rendezvous moves to Ford Park, where it will be bigger and better than ever, with a continuing huge emphasis on family fun and friendliness. There will be vintage car and motorcycle displays, live music and entertainers, retro cycling events, cycle stalls, craft stalls, and a food court and bar area. Tickets are ... Read more

Oh What A Night!

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Take a musical journey back in time through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons in this hit musical.Valli’s unmistakable voice dominated the airwaves for more than two decades with classics such as Sherry, Let’s Hang On, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, My Eyes Adored You, December ... Read more

Art & Craft Fair

Following on from our successful Art Exhibition to raise money to repair our heritage wall, we are holding an Art and Craft Fair on Saturday 11th June from 10.30am Head to the Williams Room where you’ll discover fabulous artwork from amazing local artists, available to purchase on the day, with all proceeds going to our ... Read more

Northern Live

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Come and experience the world’s greatest and most authentic touring Live Band Northern Soul show.Keeping the Faith to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors of the North and eventually swept the Nation, an eleven-piece live band with four lead vocalists will perform over 30 original Northern Soul hits.Expect ... Read more

Friday Night Live

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Friday night of Another Fine Fest sees Ulverston's Comedy Club Planet Mirth host another stellar line-up of hilarious comedians.Steve Royle (Britain’s Got Talent 2020 runner up), Tony Law (as seen on 8 out of 10 Cats), the ‘wonderfully funny’ Garrett Millerick (★★★★ - The Times) and Daisy Earl (Scottish Comedian of the Year 2015) are ... Read more

Jen Brister / David Mills

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Prepare to laugh until your face hurts in The Coro’s contribution to Ulverston’s funniest festival, Another Fine Fest.Our headliner is the ‘outrageously funny’ Jen Brister (The Metro), a rising star of the British comedy scene. Fresh from recent appearances on Live At The Apollo (BBC 2), The Now Show and The News Quiz (Radio 4), ... Read more

Maria Fischer’s Windermere & Furness School of Dancing: Coppelia

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

See the talented students of Cumbria’s top ballet school perform Coppélia, a comic tale of a young man in love with a mechanical doll.Who is the strange, beautiful girl who appears one day on the balcony of Dr Coppelius’s house? No-one is more intrigued than lively local girl Swanilda – except perhaps her lover Franz, ... Read more

Maria Fischer’s Windermere & Furness School of Dancing: Coppelia

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

See the talented students of Cumbria’s top ballet school perform Coppélia, a comic tale of a young man in love with a mechanical doll.Who is the strange, beautiful girl who appears one day on the balcony of Dr Coppelius’s house? No-one is more intrigued than lively local girl Swanilda – except perhaps her lover Franz, ... Read more

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Ulverston Country Market

St Mary's RC Church Victoria Road, Ulverston, Cumbria

Home baked products, crafts, etc. St Mary's RC Church, Victoria Road, opposite The Kiosk. Free entry. Refreshments are available. Our bakers and the venue have recently been given 5 * hygiene ratings. Our products include: home baking (including vegetarian and vegan); local honey; preserves; greetings cards; wood ware; rush and cane chairs; jewellery; knitted and ... Read more

Helen’s Herbs

Gleaston Village Hall Main Street, Gleaston, Ulverston, Cumbria

An afternoon with Helen's Herbs at Gleaston Village Hall.

Coast Roads Festival

Aldingham Fields Ulverston, Cumbria

A brand new community festival for 2022. Expect a mix of the area’s best creatives, sharing a communal space with award winning national artists.

Afternoon Acoustic: Set 1

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Hear Festival acts unplugged and in a different light ahead of their performances at the Big Merry Neet.Acoustic sets from Alice Jones, Janice Burns & Jon Doran.An Anglo-Scottish duo whose dynamic performances are a celebration of their own musical and geographic backgrounds, Jon Doran and Janice Burns embrace the differences that connect them. Their songs ... Read more

Afternoon Acoustic: Set 2

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Enjoy intimate acoustic sets from Hannah Rarity, Bryony Griffith & Alice Jones ahead of their main-stage performances at the Big Merry Neet.Having grown up in the close-knit communities of West Yorkshire and sharing a fascination with local folk song and tune collections, Bryony & Alice draw on a wealth of traditional songs inspired by the ... Read more

Big Merry Neet

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Dance, music, song and stories all come together on three stages. Sample and celebrate all of the festival in one place for one big party.Featuring Tim Edey and other festival artists in concert, Canny Band as your dance band and caller Les Ord.A remarkable collaboration born from a love of traditional music and fuelled by ... Read more

The Big Farewell Concert

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Send Furness Tradition Festival off in rousing fashion with performances from Tim Edey and The Canny Band.Tim Edey is rated by many to be one of the finest melodeon and guitar players in the folk & contemporary scene today. BBC Radio Two's Musician of the Year 2012, multi-instrumentalist and singer, has toured the world and ... Read more

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