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What's on in 2023 - to be updated for 2024

Saturday 25th Market Place


10:00am Ulverston Town Band Ulverston Town Band

11:00am Blast Furness  BLAST Furness street band

12:00pm Ulverston Town Band

1:00pm Hope and Anchor Choir

1.45pm  Deat Beats

2.30pm Dalton Town Band Dalton Town Band

3.15pm The Great Mandavi The Great Mandavi aka The Fire Man Dave

3.45pm Ulverston Victoria High School Swing Band including Christmas lights switch on at 4pm Ulverston Victoria High School


Saturday 25th Theatre Street


10.30am UVHS Drama Group Ulverston Victoria High School

10.45am The Great Mandavi

11.30am  St Andrews Pipe Band Barrow St Andrew’s Pipe Band

12:00pm Danielle de la Wonk  Danielle De La Wonk

12.30pm Blast Furness

1.30pm “Uke can do it” with Alfie Bridgens

2.30pm Tin Type Tricycle Tin Type Trailer

3.20/3.30pm Grand Costume Parade arrives followed by Costume judging

4.15pm Deat Beats


Saturday 25th Lloyds TSB Corner


10.30am Diana Denney

11.15am Daryl J Carrington Darryl J Carrington

12:00pm St Andrews Pipe Band

12.30pm Diana Denney

1.15pm Darryl J Carrington

2.15pm Danielle de la Wonk

3:00/3.15pm Costume Parade passes

3.30pm Inner State Andy Andrews and Christine Bissell are INNER STATE


Saturday 25th Theatre Royal


“Uke can do it”. Ukulele workshop with Alfie Bridgens  at 10.30am

Circus skills workshop 11.30am and 1.30pm

Get your photo taken with Queen Victoria and John Brown in the Dickensian photo booth


Sunday 26th Market Place


10.30am U3A Ukulele troupe Furness U3A: Uke Troupe

11.30am The Great Mandavi

12.30pm Just In Time Dance Band Just In Time Dance Band

1.45pm Dalton Town Band

2.45pm Tin Type Tricycle

4.00pm Holborn Hillbillies accompanied by fire performers


Sunday 26th Theatre Street


10.30am Daryl J Carrington

11.30am Tin Type Tricycle

12.30pm Mary’s Catholic School Choir St Mary's Catholic Primary School

1.30pm Songsmiths

2.30pm The Great Mandavi

3.20/3:30pm Grand Costume Parade arrives followed by costume judging

4.00pm Community carol singing led by Ulverston Town Band


Sunday 26th Lloyds TSB Corner


10.30am Diana Denney

11.15am Danielle de la Wonk

12.00pm Hope and Anchor Choir

12.45pm Darryl J Carrington

1.45pm Diana Denney

2.30pm Inner State

3.00/3.15pm Costume Parade passes

3.30pm Songsmiths


Sunday 26th Theatre Royal


Circus skills workshop at 11am and 1pm.

“Uke can do it”. Ukulele workshops with Alfie Bridgens at 12pm and 2pm.

Get your photo taken with Queen Victoria and John Brown in our Dickensian photo booth.


Street Performers


Strolling players over the weekend include Gary Gifford The Bread and Butter Theatre Company, Astral Circus, Inner State, Alastair Fleming & Florence Scott, Andy Jester Andy Jester, Danielle De la Wonk, The Great Mandavi, The Rhubarbs, Human Organs, Darryl J Carrington, UVHS Drama Group, and members of Ulverston Amateur Operatic Society.

The Committee would like to thank Alex Linney for providing the sound systems for the Market Place and Theatre Street stages.

A very special thank you to Sharon and Dave Webster, our very own Queen Victoria and John Brown.

Many thanks to Steven Thompson of West Coast Trailers for perfoming incredible feats of axle wizardry on the historic Dickensian Theatre Street mobile stage.

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