Local Events

March:-Coniston 14, A lovely run around the shores of Lake Coniston

May:-Brathay 10 in 10, A good old slog around Lake Windermere 10 times in 10 days, only for the truly foolish!

Flag fortnight. A colourful spectacle of over 200 home made flags fluttering in the gales from buildings all over the town centre.

Windermere Marathon:- Also known as The Brathay Marathonvery scenic and very tough marathon around the Lake Windemere.This is the last marathon for the 10 in 10 guys. Not for the faint hearted.

July:- Furness Folk Festival. Celebrating dancing, music and local crafts. Usually accompanied with a special brew from Stuart at the Foxfield Brewery. This month the North Lonsdale Agricultural Show takes place in it's new home in Little Urswick on the last wednesday of the month. Also the Ulverston Carnival takes place on the first saturday in July. An event that is usually celebrated with the arrival of The Sons Of The Desert tent from Birmingham and occasionally Stan & Ollie lookalikes.

August:- My Birthday 21 again, The Hoad Hil Marathon - A lovely run encompasing all the great views of the area, starts at Ford Park and is usually the second weekend in August. The Buddhist Festival is also in full swing in early August at The Manjushri Temple

Pump Clip September:- The Lantern Procession. If the weather behaves, an evening of rivers of light weaving through the streets of Ulverston bringing to an end the celebration of Ulverstons Charter Festival, a two week long celebration with lots happening in the town including one of the most important events of the year. The Ulverston Beer Festival, takes place in The Coronation Hall and is a roaring sucess with bands on some nights and food available. Takes place during the first week of September. The Langdale Marathon, usually towards the end of the month. A very hilly, tough but scenic run through the valleys and hills around Langdale. Great run to meet some Ten in Ten legends


November:- Dickensian Festival :- A wonderful event for all the family attracting people from near and far. Lots of festive stalls and entertainment. Dressing up in period costume is a must!