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Events Calendar

Ulverston is South Lakeland’s friendly and historic Market Town only a few miles from the shores of Windermere the lake. Birthplace of Stan Laurel and home to a thriving artistic community, the town is proud of its variety and quality of festivals and events held throughout the year. Events are held throughout the town on the cobbled streets, the Coronation Hall and at Ford Park.

Visit Ulverston; take part in its festivals and stay awhile to enjoy the hospitality and old world atmosphere in the town. Relish the host of specialist shops, cosy pubs, traditional street market and market hall. Make a date in your diary to visit the town during one of our many exciting and mainly FREE festivals. Check out the month by month guide for events in 2015:

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Click on the links below to see some of our festivals!

From 1st October 2019 to 5th October 2019

Ulverston Amateur Operatic Society Present


Wednesday, 9th October 2019


Ulverstem at the Coronation Hall. Children from ages 6 - 16 will be given the opportunity to learn more abut STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Maths) subject and meet potential employers and discuss apprenticeship opportunities. Loads of fun stuff to try out!

Ulverston Canal Anchor Festival
From 15th October 2019 to 29th October 2019

Ulverston Canal Anchor Festival

Displays of anchors designed by the community, schools, shop and business will line the canal tow path. A wonderful free event and a great level walk along the towpath to canal foot.

Halloween Candlelit Walk
Thursday, 31st October 2019

Halloween Candlelit Walk

Details to follow

Each week

Weekly outdoor street market

Ulverston holds its weekly outdoor street market every Thursday and Saturday throughout the year and indoor markets every day in the Market Hall, New Market Street (closed Wednesdays and Sundays)

Family Activities

Throughout year Ford Park present a series of family activities. For full up to date details check

Swarthmoor hall

Historic House & gardens plus events throughout the year.

Sir John Barrow monument

Open: Every Sun & Bank Holiday Easter to October, when flag on Hoad Hill is flying.