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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!

Saturday, 6th July 2019

Ulverston Carnival 2019

The finest carnival in South Lakeland. Parade starts at 1pm, ending at Ford Park. This years theme is Laurel and Hardy! Contact through the carnival facebook page

From 12th July 2019 to 14th July 2019

Furness Tradition Festival Weekend

Now in its 21 year, this is a weekend of some of the finest traditional and contemporary folk music, song and dance

From 12th July 2019 to 14th July 2019

Retro Rendevouz

The South Lakes Vintage Festival, including Vintage Village hall, Live vintage music, dance, food, drink, cycling and more.

From 12th July 2019 to 14th July 2019

Veloretro Vintage Cycling Festival 2019

Three retro rides in one weekend including the Mighty Corinthian

Saturday, 20th July 2019

Ford Park,Theatre in The Park Much Ado About Nothing

Annual theatre in the park performance at Ford Park. This year its Much Ado About Nothing. Tickets available from Ford Park

Sunday, 21st July 2019

Ulverston Canal Summer Gala

Stalls, games and trips on the canal. Great fun for all the family at Canal Foot, or walk down the canal tow path and join in the fun.

Tuesday, 30th July 2019

Ulverston and North Lonsdale Agricultural Show 2019

Traditional annual agricultural show with show jumping, cattle and sheep classes, trade stalls poultry and crafts and lots more to enjoy

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.