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Ulverston Town Council Events Calendar

Ulverston is South Lakeland’s friendly and historic Market Town only a few miles from the shores of Windermere. 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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Saturday, 7th October 2017

Apple Day @ Ford Park

Apple based activities for all of the family at Ford Park. Parking and café.

Saturday, 14th October 2017

Henry Forrest Birkett Ulverston Businessman and writer

A talk by Sylvia Smith about the fascinating live of Henry Forrest Birkett. Coro Hall 1 - 2.

From 14th October 2017 to 29th October 2017

Ulverston Canal Anchor Festival

A scrulpture trail of anchors down the tow path at the canal. All made by local schools, groups and volunteers to celebrate the history of the canal and present day development.

Tuesday, 31st October 2017

Halloween Candlelit Walk @ Ford Park

A family friendly fun Halloween event at Ford Park, hundres of candles, shadow screens, dance and stories. A magical evening for the whole family.

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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)

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.