Events in March 2018 | Ulverston Town Council

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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 18th March 2018 to 24th March 2018

South Cumbria Musical Festival

Annual competitive festival open to all amateur performers in brass, instrumental, vocal, choral and speech and international acclaimed adjudicators.

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

Saturday, 31st March 2018

Easter Passion Play

PASSION PLAY • In the streets of the vibrant market town of Ulverston in the South of the Lake District on Saturday 31st March 2018 there is an amazing Easter Passion Play re-enacting the last days of Jesus’ life. • This powerful play will appeal to all ages and is not to be missed. • The event will start at 10.30 am and... read more last for about an hour. • There is no entrance charge and after the play there will be an opportunity to speak to the actors and browse the activity-based stations related to the play itself

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.