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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 Charter Day.  Saturday 7 September 11 - 3.30
Saturday, 7th September 2019

Ulverston Charter Day. Saturday 7 September 11 - 3.30

Ulverston celebrates the award of its charter every September. The charter was granted on 11 September 1280 by King Edward and allowed Ulverston to have a market and a fair. This free event features Ulverston Town Band, FREE Face painting, and Balloon Modelling. lots of stalls including Ulverston's Markers Market together with a FREE Fast... read more Traxx Pump Track thanks to Sportive Lakes. Meet Rapunzel, Spiderman and Elsa, try the Coconut Shy and bring your Dog along and enter him or her into the Fun Family Dog Competition at the Market Cross at 2pm
 

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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

www.theulverstonlanternfestival.com

Thursday, 26th September 2019

Ulverston's Eco Fair. Thursday 26 September 11 - 6

Ulverston's FREE Sustainability event with over 25 exhibitors at the Coronation Hall. Exhibitors include Myerscoughs with their hybrid car and Barton Townley with their Nissan Electric Leaf. The cars will be parked outside the Coro for the day and you can book a test drive! Learn more about electric bikes and how to repair you standard... read more bike. Cumbria Action for Sustainability with their new Cold to Cozy Homes initiative will be able to talk to you about grants for your home. Visit the RSPB stall. Pick up your FREE TREE and SEED PACKETS. See what the Woodland Trust and Cumbria Wildlife Trust are up to and learn how to be a Master Composter. Vegetarian and Vegan food ideas, plus scrummy vegan ice lollies. Find out how to reduce your plastic waste by visiting the Cut the Wrap Stall and how to repurpose old clothes courtesy of St Marys Hospice. Get involved with Ulverston in Bloom and the Gill Banks Action Group volunteers and sign up for an allotment in Ulverston. Find out more about Ford Park and what's happening the Homes for Ulverston project at Robinsons Brewery Try riding the Rotary Club Smoothie Bike and have your carbon footprint measured. Meet the Morecambe Bay Partnership Team and learn about the sustainable projects around the Bay. The Ulverston BID will be at the event with their new Ulverston APP which will feature a sustainable shopping trail with special officers. Have a FREE cup of tea and coffee and get involved with some of our talks throughout the event in the Anti-room. Why not join the Furness Line Action Group (FLAG) who lobby for better train services to the area. The Old Library will have a stall selling planters and furniture made from repurposed wood and Better Leisure will be at the event with great ideas on how to keep fit.. Learn more abut Ulverston's Clean Aire project and meet Kate Rawles and talk to her about her recent epic trip riding a Bamboo Bike! The Ulverston Retirement Band will be playIng from 11 - 1.30
 

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Thursday, 26th September 2019

Ulverston's Eco Fair. Thursday 26 September 11 - 6

Ulverston's FREE Sustainability event with over 25 exhibitors at the Coronation Hall. Exhibitors include Myerscoughs with their hybrid car and Barton Townley with their Nissan Electric Leaf. The cars will be parked outside the Coro for the day and you can book a test drive! Learn more about electric bikes and how to repair you standard... read more bike. Cumbria Action for Sustainability with their new Cold to Cozy Homes initiative will be able to talk to you about grants for your home. Visit the RSPB stall. Pick up your FREE TREE and SEED PACKETS. See what the Woodland Trust and Cumbria Wildlife Trust are up to and learn how to be a Master Composter. Vegetarian and Vegan food ideas, plus scrummy vegan ice lollies. Find out how to reduce your plastic waste by visiting the Cut the Wrap Stall and how to repurpose old clothes courtesy of St Marys Hospice. Get involved with Ulverston in Bloom and the Gill Banks Action Group volunteers and sign up for an allotment in Ulverston. Find out more about Ford Park and what's happening the Homes for Ulverston project at Robinsons Brewery Try riding the Rotary Club Smoothie Bike and have your carbon footprint measured. Meet the Morecambe Bay Partnership Team and learn about the sustainable projects around the Bay. The Ulverston BID will be at the event with their new Ulverston APP which will feature a sustainable shopping trail with special officers. Have a FREE cup of tea and coffee and get involved with some of our talks throughout the event in the Anti-room. Why not join the Furness Line Action Group (FLAG) who lobby for better train services to the area. The Old Library will have a stall selling planters and furniture made from repurposed wood and Better Leisure will be at the event with great ideas on how to keep fit.. Learn more abut Ulverston's Clean Aire project and meet Kate Rawles and talk to her about her recent epic trip riding a Bamboo Bike! The Ulverston Retirement Band will be playIng from 11 - 1.30
 

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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 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.