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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!

Easter Egg Trail on Ulverston Canal
From 13th April 2019 to 4th May 2019

Easter Egg Trail on Ulverston Canal

Decorated egg sculptures will line the canal along the towpath, decorated by schools, charities and business. Free event, trail sheets are available.

Flag Fortnight
From 27th April 2019 to 12th May 2019

Flag Fortnight

A display of colourful flags throughout the town to celebrate the start of spring.

From 27th April 2019 to 6th May 2019

Ulverston Walkfest

10 days of volunteer led guided walks to suite all ages and abilities, including local history, heritage and of course our beautiful surrounding countryside.

Print Fest @ the Coro 2019
From 4th May 2019 to 5th May 2019

Print Fest @ the Coro 2019

The UK's only artists led print making festival offering an opportunity to view and purchases art works, meet the artists and find out about print making

Paul Jarvis Memorial Mile
Sunday, 12th May 2019

Paul Jarvis Memorial Mile

Organised by Hoad Hill Harriers Junior Fell Run starts at 12.30 Senior Fell Run starts at 13.00 Glaxo Sports Club

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.