Events in August 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 27th July 2018 to 11th August 2018

Summer International Buddhist Festival

An international event at Conishead Priory

Saturday, 4th August 2018

Sealed Knott - Civil War Camp @ Ford Park

The Sealed Knot organisation will camp at Ford Park and re-enact a battle from the Civil War over the weekend.

Wednesday, 8th August 2018

Summer 10k Road Race

Organised buy Hoad Hill Harriers, new members are also welcome and can take part in any events.

Monday, 27th August 2018

Shakespeare in the Park @ Ford Park

The Winters Tale in the lovely surroundings of the garden at Ford Park. Bring a picnic !

From 31st August 2018 to 2nd September 2018

Ulverston CAMRA Beer Festival

This annual event will once again take place at the Coronation Hall.

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.