The Ulverston Community Calendar features events in and around the LA12 postcode area. Please check the location details of each event before making plans to attend. You may need a car or other form of transport in order to get there. Events may be subject to change or cancellation without notice. If you’d like to add a community event to the calendar, please let us know about it. Events in LA12 are listed free of charge.

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

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

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: Benjamin Grosvenor & Hyeyoon Park

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Benjamin Grosvenor and his duo partner Hyeyoon Park are exceptionally talented musicians both individually and as a pair.Described by the Süddeutsche Zeitung as “a world class duo”, Benjamin Grosvenor and his duo partner Hyeyoon Park are exceptionally talented musicians both individually and as a pair. Benjamin Grosvenor found recognition at the tender age of eleven ... 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

Recurring

Coro Coffee Morning

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Pop in for a hot drink and a chat between 9.30am and 12.30pm. Help raise money for some amazing charities and community groups, with assorted tombolas and raffles to enter and bric-a-brac stalls to browse. Entry: £1 on the door

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

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

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

Fireman Sam

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Great Fires of London – Norman Price is in trouble (again)! Join the ultimate hero next-door Fireman Sam as he races to the rescue.When all of his friends go away, Norman decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, ... Read more

Fireman Sam

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Great Fires of London – Norman Price is in trouble (again)! Join the ultimate hero next-door Fireman Sam as he races to the rescue.When all of his friends go away, Norman decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, ... Read more

Into the Melting Pot: Stories and Music of 1492 Spain

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

Stories of love, community and racial intolerance of Jewish, Christian and Muslim women in 1492 Spain with Sephardic and medieval music.Spain 1492: a Jewish woman’s last night in Seville is haunted by stories of Jewish, Christian & Muslim women, plaintive Sephardic songs & lively Spanish medieval music in this collision of music and theatre from ... Read more

Manchester Camerata with Jess Gillam

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

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

The Black Blues Brothers

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

No one can resist the energy of The Black Blues Brothers in their acrobatic tribute to the legendary cult movie.Expect jaw- dropping balancing acts, acrobatics with fire and human pyramids as The Black Blues Brothers use every chair, table and coat rack as part of their breathtaking routines! Set in a nightclub, reminiscent of the ... Read more

Ned Boulting: Retour De Ned

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

After a year away from the front line, ITV’s Tour de France commentator Ned Boulting returns with a fresh assault on our cycling senses.The cunningly entitled “Retour de Ned” is an indispensable theatrical road map for anyone aspiring to wear the yellow jersey on the Champs Elysées: a really very rough guide to the tactics ... Read more

A Festive Evening with Jess Gillam Ensemble

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

A warming, wintery concert played by the dynamic, energetic Jess Gillam Ensemble, featuring festive favourites and music from Jess’s albums.A musical force of nature, Jess Gillam has been forging her own adventurous path since she shot to fame becoming the first saxophonist to reach the finals of BBC Young Musician and the youngest ever soloist ... Read more

Whitney – Queen Of The Night

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England

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

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