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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!

Flag Fortnight - 25th April to 9th May
From 25th April 2020 to 9th May 2020

Flag Fortnight - 25th April to 9th May

Decorative flags fly from the shops and businesses in the town centre to welcome the spring

From 25th April 2020 to 4th May 2020

Ulverston Walkfest - 25th April to 4th May

A walking festival to suit all ages and abilities


From 2nd May 2020 to 4th May 2020

Print Fest at the Coro - 2nd & 3rd May

The UK’s only artists led print making festival, offering the chance to view and purchase art works and meet the artists. 10-4


From 30th May 2020 to 31st May 2020

Plantagenet Medieval Society at Ford Park - 30th & 31st May

Ticketed event. 10.30-16.00


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)

Parkrun @ Ford Park Every Saturday

9am at Ford Park, Off Ford Park Crescent, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7JP.

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.