Ulverston festivals attract participants and visitors from around the world. Here is a selection of festivals and special events that are coming up soon. See our main EVENTS CALENDAR for the complete list. Please note, events may be changed or cancelled with little or no notice. Sign up to ULVERSTON.NEWS, and we’ll inform you of any significant changes as we hear of them.
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – Feb 14 @ 3:30 pm
A rare opportunity to enjoy a private collection of 25 Laura Ashley dresses from the late 1960’s and 1970’s featuring interesting Mythical Beasts prints and unusual colour ways. Raffle tickets for sale for your chance to win a highly collectable piece. Admission by donation. Why not complete your experience with a visit to the Coach ... More...
Leyland Band is one of the UK’s leading brass bands having won the British Open and National Championships, All England Masters and five time winner of the Brass in Concert Championship. Regularly appearing in the top ten world rankings (4barsrest.com) it has established a world class reputation for entertaining and engaging concert repertoire. Music of ... More...
An evening of live entertainment and tapas. Booking essential.
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Discover Ulverston’s newest licensed wedding venues, and make plans for your wedding or celebration.
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Talk by Paul Dewar in The Coro Supper Room. In support of the Brathay Trust. Paul Dewar is attempting a 1600 mile journey into the unknown. 21 consecutive days of hell and quite possibly a broken body and mind.
Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return to the Coronation Hall on Thursday ... More...
The South Cumbria Musical Festival was formed in 1976 and has developed over the years to become one of the most respected competitive events in the country. The Festival is well known for its high standards, friendliness and efficient organisation. It gives competitors an opportunity to perform on a stage in a beautifully refurbished venue, ... More...
Typically, fiddlers Peter Knight (Steeleye Span), Chris Leslie (Fairport Convention), Phil Beer (Show of Hands), Brian McNeill (Battlefield Band), Ian Cutler (Bully Wee), Tom Leary (Lindisfarne) and Garry Blakeley (Band of Two) add the large range of fiddle playing styles to the rock back-line of guitars, keyboards, sax and accordion – all held together by ... More...
The town is adorned with handmade flags, depicting trades and local activities.
A variety of walks and walking events in and around Ulverston, guided by knowledgeable local people.
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Celebrate St George’s day with a fun pageant in the town centre. Will the local children succeed in helping George slay the dastardly dragon?
Talk by iconic Lakeland fell-runner and farmer, Joss Naylor. Limited tickets. Box Office 01229 587140