Events in September 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 31st August 2018 to 2nd September 2018

Ulverston CAMRA Beer Festival

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

Wednesday, 5th September 2018

Charter 5k Race

Organised by Hoad Hill Harriers, the group welcome new members.

Friday, 7th September 2018

Tour of Britain coming through Ulverston

The Tour of Britain cycle race will come through UIverston town centre on Friday 7 September, mid - late morning - more details to follow

Saturday, 8th September 2018

Ulverston Charter Day Free Family Fun Day

A free event in Ulverston town centre organised by Ulverston Town Council. Bands, free entertainment, family dog show and much more. 11 - 3.30

Saturday, 15th September 2018

Ulverston Lantern Festival

Rivers of light made up of 4 grand processions of lanterns, come together in the town centre and then move on to Ford Park for the lantern gathering and fireworks.


From 25th September 2018 to 29th September 2018

Anything Goes

Ulverston Amateur Operatic Society present Anything Goes. Anything Goes is set aboard the ocean liner S. S. American, where nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England. Her pal Billy Crocker has stowed away to be near his love, Hope Harcourt, but the problem is Hope is engaged to the wealthy Lord Evelyn... read more Oakleigh. Tickets available from the Coro Box Office The show starts at 7pm Tuesday - Friday and 6pm on Saturday.

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.