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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. 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!

Decorated Brolly Parade Along Ulverston Canal Towpath
Friday, 6th December 2019

Decorated Brolly Parade Along Ulverston Canal Towpath

This annual free event starts at Canal Head where everybody is invited to gather with their decorated and illuminated brollies. At Canal Foot there are refreshments and entertainment for everybody,

Coro Christmas Craft Market
Saturday, 7th December 2019

Coro Christmas Craft Market

A fabulous collection of Christmas Crafts, food and entertainment all under one roof in the Coronation Hall.

Saturday, 14th December 2019

Carols at the Coro

2.00pm. Our annual celebration of the festive season Free admission There will be a retiring collection for the Mayor's Charity. Featuring Ulverston Town Band and a host of special guests

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.