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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 7th June 2019 to 15th June 2019

Ulverston International Music Festival 2019

Annual International Celebration of music from classical to jazz and folk in wonderful locations around the town. Presented by Ulverstonian and internationally acclaimed pianist Anthony Hewitt.

From 15th June 2019 to 16th June 2019

Another FIne Fest

A festival of music, comedy., street theatre and arts to celebrate the birth of Ulverston's most famous son Stan Laurel

Ulverston Open Gardens 22 and 23 June 2019
From 22nd June 2019 to 23rd June 2019

Ulverston Open Gardens 22 and 23 June 2019

Lovely secret Ulverston Gardens will be open over the weekend.

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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.