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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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Click on the links below to see some of our festivals!

From 24th March 2018 to 8th April 2018

Ulverston Canal Easter Egg Trail

Along the towpath of Ulverston Canal, decorated eggs line the town path decorated by local schools, shops and businesses. Trail sheets available at £1.00 for this otherwise free event

www.ulverstoncrg.crg.co.uk

Sunday, 1st April 2018 - Sunday, 1st April 2018

Ulverston Pool Triathlon

This is the opening round of the EPIC Triathlon Series. It's a 400m pool swim, a 28k out and back coastal road cycle route and a 5.8k road run. This event has traditionally been our 'Inspire2Tri' novice event as it's great for first timers.

www.epicevents.co.uk/triathlons/ulverston-pool

From 7th April 2018 to 8th April 2018

Dry stone walling event on Little Hoad

A chance to see the Dry Stone Walling Association repair walls on Little Hoad in partnership with Ulverston and District Civic Society. All welcome, site accessible on foot from the top of Chittery Lane (OS Grid Ref SD290791) For further info or to volunteer to assist in preparing the site prior to the main event, please e mail Lynda on... read more lbw@btinternet.com

From 17th April 2018 to 20th April 2018

Bedroom Farce

Ulverston Outsiders present this hilariously funny play by Alan Aykbourne at the Coronation Hall. Tickets available from the cast or the Coronation Hall Box Office.

Saturday, 21st April 2018

St Georges Day Pageant

A celebration of the legend St George and the Dragon in Ulverston Town Centre. From 11 - 2pm

From 28th April 2018 to 6th May 2018

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. https://youtu.be/DRqJTL0HoD0

www.ulverstonwalkfest.co.uk

From 28th April 2018 to 12th May 2018

Flag Fortnight

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

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 www.ford-park.org.uk

Swarthmoor hall

Historic House & gardens plus events throughout the year. www.swarthmoorhall.co.uk

Sir John Barrow monument

Open: Every Sun & Bank Holiday Easter to October, when flag on Hoad Hill is flying.