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Forthcoming Events

Coro Charity Bingo

Coro Charity Bingo

Coro Charity Bingo Nights – 7 Game Cash Bingo – 8pm – £7 Come join us at the Coronation Hall for our monthly Coro Charity Bingo Nights. We play 6 game cash bingo and also have a brilliant prize raffle all in support of the Coronation Hall Charity. Upcoming Bingo Nights are: 2019 Saturday 13th April… Continue Reading

Coro Make & Create Saturday Sessions

Coro Make & Create Saturday Sessions

Coro Make and Create Sessions are running on Saturday mornings throughout the year! All sessions are open to all ages and include a wide variety of skills to learn and create The sessions currently in place are run by three fabulous Ulverston based artists, Lex Blakeway, Hannah Houghton & Fran Riley Places for each workshop… Continue Reading

Martin Simpson

Martin Simpson

Martin Simpson: Saturday 25 May 2019: 7.30pm: £18 Nominated ‘Musician of the Year’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018 “Martin Simpson has transcended borders and oceans to quietly become a superb storyteller and musician of great depth and unquestionable taste.” Stephen Fearing The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength… Continue Reading

Cancelled: The Dreamboys

Cancelled: The Dreamboys

Sunday 26 May: 7.30pm: Tickets £27.50 / £24.50 / £21.50 We regret to inform you that The Dreamboys management team have had to cancel the event due to take place at The Coro on Sunday 26th May 2019, due to unforeseen circumstances. While we are disappointed that Sunday’s show won’t be going ahead, we are… Continue Reading

Johnny Cash Roadshow: San Quentin Anniversary Tour

Johnny Cash Roadshow: San Quentin Anniversary Tour

Friday 31 May: 7.30pm: Tickets £22 The only show to be endorsed by the Johnny Cash family is back on top form with a brand new production for 2019. Award winning front man Clive John dedicates this year to a 50th anniversary tour of the legendary San Quentin State Prison recordings which was televised on… Continue Reading

AL MURRAY – The Landlord of Hope & Glory

AL MURRAY – The Landlord of Hope & Glory

AL MURRAY – LANDLORD OF HOPE AND GLORY TOUR 2019 Sunday 2 June 2019: Doors 7pm for 7.30pm Prompt Start! All tickets £27.50 Citizens of Hope and Glory! Our new tomorrow beckons. A new tomorrow that smells reassuringly of yesterday, but with wifi. One last heave and we will be there. And when the going… Continue Reading

LONDON TANGO QUINTET

LONDON TANGO QUINTET

FRIDAY 7 JUNE 7:30PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: £3 – £19 Five acclaimed musicians drawn together by a love of the tango. Chart-topping guitar virtuoso, Craig Ogden, is joined by the extraordinary accordionist, Miloš Milivojević, described by The Times as “a hurricane of musical invention”. Pianist/composer David Gordon regularly tours as a jazz musician,… Continue Reading

CRAIG OGDEN

CRAIG OGDEN

SATURDAY 8 JUNE 11:30AM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: £3 – £13 Australian-born guitarist Craig Ogden is one of the most exciting artists of his generation. He studied guitar from the age of seven and percussion from the age of thirteen. He is the youngest instrumentalist to have received a Fellowship Award from the Royal… Continue Reading

BBC YOUNG MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR 2018  LAUREN ZHANG

BBC YOUNG MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR 2018 LAUREN ZHANG

SATURDAY 8 JUNE 7:30PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: £3 – £22 BBC Young Musician of the Year, Lauren Zhang, has been praised far and wide for her incredible technical mastery and artistic maturity. At the tender age of sixteen she is tackling some of the most fiendish pieces – her choice of works tonight… Continue Reading

CLASSICAL CONNECTIONS –  ROYAL NORTHERN SINFONIA

CLASSICAL CONNECTIONS – ROYAL NORTHERN SINFONIA

SUNDAY 9 JUNE 7:30PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: £3 – £25 ROYAL NORTHERN SINFONIA JONATHAN BLOXHAM  CONDUCTOR ANTHONY HEWITT PIANO UIMF are delighted to continue their collaboration with The Royal Northern Sinfonia, who this season celebrate their sixtieth birthday, in a programme with strong connections between each composer. Beethoven regarded Mozart’s music with awe,… Continue Reading

LUNCHTIME SERIES: EBONY & EMBOUCHURE

LUNCHTIME SERIES: EBONY & EMBOUCHURE

MONDAY 10 JUNE 1PM | ULVERSTON PARISH CHURCH – Tickets: £3 – £10 AMY YULE FLUTE STEPHEN REAY BASSOON STEVEN HUDSON OBOE ANTHONY HEWITT PIANO A chance to hear some lesser-known works for an unusual combination of instruments. Written in his teens but undiscovered until after his death, Beethoven’s Trio contains the spirited bonhomie of… Continue Reading

FAMILY CONCERT:  TRAVELLING BY TUBA

FAMILY CONCERT: TRAVELLING BY TUBA

MONDAY 10 JUNE 6PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: £3 – £7 STEWART DEATH CHRIS CRANHAM Don’t miss this hilarious and informative concert that mixes fun with serious music education, teaching you everything you ever wanted to know about the tuba! From flag-waving processions, we step back in time to two of the early invaders:… Continue Reading

SOLO BACH PLUS (Concert 1)

SOLO BACH PLUS (Concert 1)

MONDAY 10 JUNE 7:30PM | SWARTHMOOR HALL – Tickets: £3 – £16 BENJAMIN BAKER VIOLIN We are delighted to welcome highly gifted young British violinist Benjamin Baker for his first appearance in the Festival. Benjamin won 1st Prize at the 2016 Young Concert Artists auditions in New York, as well as at the ‘sister’ competition… Continue Reading

LUNCHTIME SERIES: BRIDGE TO BEETHOVEN

LUNCHTIME SERIES: BRIDGE TO BEETHOVEN

TUESDAY 11 JUNE 1PM | ULVERSTON PARISH CHURCH – Tickets: £3 – £10 JAMIE WALTON CELLO ANTHONY HEWITT PIANO Noted for his rich, powerful sound with purity of tone, musical versatility and emotionally engaging performances, Jamie is one of the most distinctive cellists of his generation. Beethoven’s A major Sonata is one of the most… Continue Reading

RUSH HOUR CONCERT: MUSIC & MOVEMENT

RUSH HOUR CONCERT: MUSIC & MOVEMENT

TUESDAY 11 JUNE 6PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: Free but you must have a ticket to attend the concert BOGDAN SUCIU PIANO  Including works by Debussy and Chopin, the Movement & Music project aims to explore the connection between sound and human movement from a cultural perspective. Blending Tai Chi techniques with Chinese-inspired melodies,… Continue Reading

SOLO BACH PLUS (Concert 2)

SOLO BACH PLUS (Concert 2)

TUESDAY 11 JUNE 7:30PM | SWARTHMOOR HALL – Tickets £3 – £16 BENJAMIN BAKER VIOLIN We are delighted to welcome highly gifted young British violinist Benjamin Baker for his first appearance in the Festival. Benjamin won 1st Prize at the 2016 Young Concert Artists auditions in New York, as well as at the ‘sister’ competition… Continue Reading

LUNCHTIME SERIES: PATHÉTIQUE & APPASSIONATA

LUNCHTIME SERIES: PATHÉTIQUE & APPASSIONATA

WEDNESDAY 12 JUNE 1PM | ULVERSTON PARISH CHURCH BRAHMS – Tickets: £3 – £10 RONAN O’HORA PIANO Ronan O’Hora is a former BBC Young Musician of the Year category winner and in the intervening years has carved a formidable reputation at the centre of the British music scene. He is head of keyboard at the… Continue Reading

CHAMBER MUSIC NIGHT: ANTHONY HEWITT & FRIENDS

CHAMBER MUSIC NIGHT: ANTHONY HEWITT & FRIENDS

WEDNESDAY 12 JUNE 7:30PM | CORONATION HALL MOZART – Tickets: £3 – £19 BENJAMIN BAKER VIOLIN JEFFREY ARMSTRONG VIOLIN MEGHAN CASSIDY VIOLA JAMIE WALTON CELLO ANTHONY HEWITT PIANO Our annual string and piano chamber music concert is an opportunity to delve deeper into a rich repertoire and present great works not yet heard at the Festival.… Continue Reading

Shared Lives’ Summer Fair

Shared Lives’ Summer Fair

Grand Summer Fair Free Entry! – Hosted by Shared Lives  Come and join us at The Coronation Hall on Tuesday 13th June for our exciting fair! We will have a variety of craft stalls and information stands, as well as an impressive raffle. Tea and coffee will be available accompanied by a delicious cake stall.… Continue Reading

STAGE & SCREEN DAY: ROMEO & JULIET

STAGE & SCREEN DAY: ROMEO & JULIET

THURSDAY 13 JUNE 1PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: £3 – £13 PROKOFIEV Eight movements from Romeo and Juliet Op. 64 YUXIN CHEN VIOLA CONNOR WILCOX PIANO ROBERT CAPON ROMEO HARRIET ROGERS JULIET SAMUEL VAN GREUNINGEN MERCUTIO A unique cross-genre collaboration between musicians and actors. Four movements from Prokofiev’s Suite Romeo and Juliet, for viola… Continue Reading

STAGE & SCREEN DAY: FILM: THE PIANIST (2002)

STAGE & SCREEN DAY: FILM: THE PIANIST (2002)

THURSDAY 13 JUNE 3PM | ROXY CINEMA – Tickets: £3 – £7 Directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody, this adaptation of the autobiography The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945, Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as World War II begins.… Continue Reading

STAGE & SCREEN DAY: THE SILENT PIANIST SPEAKS

STAGE & SCREEN DAY: THE SILENT PIANIST SPEAKS

THURSDAY 13 JUNE 7:30PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets £3 – £22 NEIL BRAND PIANO After receiving critical acclaim for his appearances on BBC4’s Sound of Cinema, Sound of Song, Sound of Musicals and Sound of Movie Musicals as well as Radio 4’s Film Programme, Neil Brand, the ‘doyen of silent film pianists’ is proud… Continue Reading

LUNCHTIME SERIES JESS DANDY & MARTIN ROSCOE

LUNCHTIME SERIES JESS DANDY & MARTIN ROSCOE

FRIDAY 14 JUNE 1PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: £3 – £13 JESS DANDY CONTRALTO MARTIN ROSCOE PIANO Embark on a journey through this county of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire with Martin Roscoe & Jess Dandy, finding unexpected passes, furrows, glades and tarns, which might just be home to some rather interesting creatures, each with… Continue Reading

JAZZ NIGHT: MISHA MULLOV-ABBADO GROUP

JAZZ NIGHT: MISHA MULLOV-ABBADO GROUP

FRIDAY 14 JUNE 7:30PM | CORONATION HALL – Tickets: £3 – £16 MATTHEW HERD ALTO SAXOPHONE JAMES DAVISON TRUMPET SAM RAPLEY TENOR SAXOPHONE LIAM DUNACHIE PIANO MISHA MULLOV-ABBADO DOUBLE BASS SCOTT CHAPMAN DRUMS The Misha Mullov-Abbado Group is made up of some of the finest, multi-award-winning musicians in London. Under Misha’s direction, the group performs… Continue Reading

CHORAL CONCERT

CHORAL CONCERT

SATURDAY 15 JUNE 7:30PM | ULVERSTON PARISH CHURCH – Tickets: £3 – £16 ULVERSTON FESTIVAL CHORUS JOHN POWELL  DIRECTOR ANDY PLOWMAN  ORGAN ANTHONY ALCOCK DOUBLE BASS ANTHONY HEWITT PIANO JESS DANDY CONTRALTO KA PEK HO  DOUBLE BASS HIU MAN CHENG DOUBLE BASS To end the Festival we showcase a potpourri of very different styles of… Continue Reading

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

Friday 21 June: 7.30pm: £16 QUENTIN CRISP: NAKED HOPE ★★★★ Written and performed by Mark Farrelly Directed by Linda Marlowe Naked Hope is a gloriously uplifting salute to a genuine one-off, and an urgent reminder to live every day as your true self…no matter what they say. From a conventional upbringing to global notoriety via… Continue Reading

The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

Friday 28 & Saturday 29 June: 7pmOn Sale 1st AprilTickets: £14 / £12 Concessions Join Maria Fischer and the Windermere and Furness School of Dance as they return to the Coronation Hall with their beautiful ballet The Sleeping Beauty On her christening day Princess Aurora is cursed by the wicked fairy Carabosse: one day the Princess… Continue Reading

The Gin Society: Gin Festival 2019

The Gin Society: Gin Festival 2019

Friday 5 & Saturday 6 July Tickets available HERE Pure Gin Delight! Enjoy a true Gin Festival, featuring 120 listed gins, plus a selection of new and local gins to enhance your experience. Free Gin! A voucher for your first Gin & Tonic Your own Copa Glass to take home The Gin Society booklet 3… Continue Reading

The Horne Section: That’s How I Like My Tour

The Horne Section: That’s How I Like My Tour

The Horne Section 2019 – That’s How I Like My Tour Thursday 11 July: 8pm: £25 ★★★★★   ‘We can’t recommend The Horne Section highly enough’ – Time Out ★★★★★   ‘An absolute blast’ – Metro They’ve had their own TV special at the London Palladium, they have an iTunes-chart-topping podcast and now they’re touring the country;… Continue Reading

The Floyd Effect: Wall Around the Moon

The Floyd Effect: Wall Around the Moon

Friday 26 July: 7.30pm: Tickets £20 The Floyd Effect – “The Pink Floyd Tribute Show” The music of Pink Floyd as it was meant to be experienced There are tribute bands and then there are tribute bands… With members who have worked with the likes of David Bowie, Janet Jackson, Jon Bon Jovi, Brian Adams… Continue Reading

Duncan Chisholm

Duncan Chisholm

Furness Tradition Presents: Duncan Chisholm Sunday 15 September: 7.30pm Tickets: £15 Duncan Chisholm is one of the most accomplished and authentic interpreters of traditional Highland fiddle music. His music is elegant, trancelike and tender, laced with strokes of genius. The natural elements that make the Highlands of Scotland such a unique canvas are the force… Continue Reading

Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby

Wednesday 9 October: 7.30pm: Tickets: £23 / U16s £15 ‘Everybody loves and respects Kate Rusby, not just for her lovely voice, but for the way she has moved folk forward while remaining true to tradition…’ Sunday Times   ‘…. exquisite interpretations of traditional material from the pocket sized folk singer with the heartbreakingly tremulous voice and bawdy Yorkshire… Continue Reading

Walk Like A Man

Walk Like A Man

Saturday 21 September: 7.30pm: Tickets £23 / £21 Concessions WALK LIKE A MAN takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, now immortalised in the multi-award winning show Jersey Boys, which has been packing theatres worldwide since its debut in 2005. Valli’s unmistakable… Continue Reading

The History of Rock

The History of Rock

Relive the GREATEST ROCK SONGS of all time, LIVE on stage with The History of Rock!Saturday 28 September: 8pm: £20 – £23 Where were you when Robert Plant climbed that stairway to heaven or Guns N Roses knocked on heaven’s door? Who can forget Clapton’s blistering riffs or Freddie Mercury’s four octave vocal range? Allow… Continue Reading

Manchester Camerata with Jess Gillam

Manchester Camerata with Jess Gillam

Manchester Camerata with Jess Gillam: Friday 18 October 2019 Tickets: £24 / £22 / £20 / £10 Concessions In this concert, the incredible Manchester Camerata are joined by saxophonist Jess Gillam for an evening of classical music inspired by folk tradition. Jess performs “RANT!” by John Harle, a piece inspired by the traditional songs of… Continue Reading

Merry Hell & Gerry Colvin

Merry Hell & Gerry Colvin

Ulverston Live Music Presents: Merry Hell / Gerry Colvin Saturday 19 October: 7.30pm Tickets: £18 – Unreserved Seating! Come join Ulverston Live Music as they present a brilliant evening of music with Merry Hell & Gerry Colvin Merry Hell:The sound of dreams realised, joy unconfined, your favourite yesterdays returning and the promise of tomorrow. Merry… Continue Reading

MEGASLAM WRESTLING LIVE!

MEGASLAM WRESTLING LIVE!

Friday 25 October: 7.30pm: Early Bird  ALL TICKETS £9.50 One Week Only! (until Tuesday 28 May) Tickets: Adults £12 / Children £10 / Family £39 (2 Adults & 2 Children) MEGASLAM WRESTLING presents 10 YEARS OF MEGASLAM – LIVE! The stars of Megaslam Wrestling are slamming their way back into the Coronation Hall, only this time,… Continue Reading

Blazin’ Fiddles

Blazin’ Fiddles

Thursday 28 November: 8pm: Tickets £16 Early Bird (until 1st Oct) / £18 Furness Tradition proudly presents the return of Blazin’ Fiddles to the Coro! Take a group of the hottest contemporary fiddle players from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, mix with some wonderfully sympathetic piano and guitar arrangements and you’ve got the award… Continue Reading

Dave Spikey –

Dave Spikey –

Friday 4 December 2020: 7.30pm: Tickets: £17.50 Funny things happen all the time. Normal events don’t catch the eye but Dave’s special radar instinctively draws him to the small out-of-the-ordinary events and conversations that wash over most of us and pass us by. Once identified, he applies his unique style of exaggerating and elaborating them… Continue Reading

Coro Christmas Craft Market

Coro Christmas Craft Market

Coronation Hall Christmas Craft Market: Saturday 7 December: 10am – 3pm Come one, come all to our beautiful town of Ulverston and to the Coronation Hall Christmas Craft Market! It’s set to be a brilliant day full of gifts, treats and craft inside our lovely Coro Hall! We have wonderful stalls selling all those fabulous and unique gifts… Continue Reading

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Ulverston Community Enterprises manage Coronation Hall & Ulverston Markets To find out more about Ulverston Markets please click here About the Coro Coronation Hall is one of the principal buildings in Ulverston and has the largest capacity of any hall in the south Cumbria area. It is managed, operated and maintained by Ulverston Community Enterprises… Continue Reading