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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 26th March 2020 to 16th April 2020

Easter Egg Trail - 26 March – 16 April

Easter Egg Trail along Ulverston Canal towpath. Decorated sculptures with hidden symbols to find as you walk along the towpath. Free event. Trail sheets available.

Monday, 13th April 2020

Ford Park. Easter Fun Day 13th April

Easter family fun at Ford Park,


Saturday, 18th April 2020

St Georges Pageant - 18th April

A celebration of St George and the Dragon. Town Centre from noon

Saturday, 25th April 2020

South Lakes Vegan Festival - 25th April

South Lakes Vegan Festival. Coronation Hall

Flag Fortnight - 25th April to 9th May
From 25th April 2020 to 9th May 2020

Flag Fortnight - 25th April to 9th May

Decorative flags fly from the shops and businesses in the town centre to welcome the spring

From 25th April 2020 to 4th May 2020

Ulverston Walkfest - 25th April to 4th May

A walking festival to suit all ages and abilities

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)

Parkrun @ Ford Park Every Saturday

9am at Ford Park, Off Ford Park Crescent, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7JP.

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.