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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 5th September 2019 to 7th September 2019

Ulverston Beer Festival

Organised by Furness CAMRA, the event is at the Coronation Hall from Thursday 5 September 2.00-1100 Friday 6 September 12.00 - 11.00 and Saturday 7 September 12.00- 8.00 £2.00 entry fee or free to CAMRA members and £2.00 refundable deposit for commemorative classes., Over 80 beers in cask and Key Keg and 30 ciders and perrys Food available... read more throughout. Over 18's only.

Ulverston Lantern Festival
Saturday, 14th September 2019

Ulverston Lantern Festival

A wonderful festival of hundreds of fantastical white lanterns. Kits available in advance from the beginning of September from the Indoor Market Hall bookshop. This years theme is Fantastical Beasts! Contact them via facebook Ulverstonlanternfestival

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.