This is the fifteenth year for our Dickensian Christmas Festival, one of the most popular Dickensian Festival event in the country. It attracts thousands of people but its not too packed for visitors and local people to wander around and have a fabulous time and savour the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensian era.
As a community event, we rely heavily on local people and as a result we often cannot firm up our exact programme until just before the event itself as we are subject to many last minute changes.
As well as Ulverston’s fantastic specialist shops, great pubs and cafes, cobbled streets and great atmosphere, there is a huge variety of free entertainment, free events for children , costume competitions, balloon modelling, horse drawn carriages, music, dancing. And its all FREE! Plus a wonderful traditional fairground, complete with Helter Skelter, and lots of music from Folk to Brass Bands.
There is also a fabulous Christmas market, with lots of unusual gifts and festive food. Plenty of opportunity for Christmas Shopping in a great atmosphere. Plus lots of places for food and drink and a sit down
Why not come in costume and enter into the spirit of the event and take part in our period dress competition and the grand parade around the town which takes place on both days?
If you would like more information about Ulverston and the area, including accommodation, places to eat, visitor attractions click on this link to take you to one of the main town information sites
Don’t forget, the Laurel and Hardy Museum is hosting a great evening of entertainment on the 22nd & 23rd. For more info and tickets, see here.