What’s Happening In Barrow and Furness this weekend?
5th December 2019
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This weekend’s What’s On Guide is sponsored by Apollo Bingo.

Apollo Bingo has a wide variety of fantastic offers and brilliant value for money sessions planned for the whole of December, so take a look at what’s on offer and start planning those afternoons and evenings out on the run up to Christmas!

There are so many wonderful events planned for this weekend, from Christmas Fairs to fabulous concerts – there’s even the chance to indulge in a spot of late night shopping – you can all the details here!

Have a fantastic weekend!




West Coast Photo at The Dock Museum

Signal Film + Media is proud to present West Coast Photo, an exhibition showcasing life on the Cumbrian west coast from the early twentieth century to now.                                                                                                                       

Rhyme Time at Barrow Library

Come and join us at Barrow Library every Friday for Rhyme Time, for songs and Stories for under 5's (and their adults)


Silverscreen – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Silverscreen returns to The Forum for December with this Christmas Classic


Ian Wardlaw at Trinity Church Centre

Come along to TCC on Friday 6th December for an afternoon of music with Ian Wardlaw


Free Early Session every Afternoon at Apollo Barrow

Come along to Apollo Bingo Barrow every afternoon and enjoy a free early session. Early afternoon sessions start at 12.45pm


Christmas Funfair

Taylor's will be bringing coming to Barrow town centre from the 6th - 8th December with their Christmas Funfair. The funfair will include children's rides and traditional favourites.


Late Night Shopping in Barrow Town Centre

On Friday 6th, 13th & 20th December many town centre stores will stay open until 6.30pm providing you with the opportunity to do your Christmas shopping and eat or drink in one of the town centre's fantastic bars or restaurants.


Ulverston Canal Brolly Parade

It's coming up to that time of year when  UCRG ask you to decorate your brollies and join them for some Festive fun!


Door Garland (Wreath) Workshop

A 2 hr workshop at Gleaston Village Hall where you will create your own Christmas Garland (wreath)


The Ultimate Take That Show

Widely recognised as the very best in the business and endorsed by none other than Mark Owen himself, the Take Off That lads have the moves, vocals, costumes and stage persona of everybody’s favourite Manband scarily down to a tee.


Tuesday/ Thursday/Friday Main Sessions at Apollo Bingo

A great way to spend an evening at Apollo Bingo.




Barrow Park Run

A fantastic 5 Km run around Barrow Park, open to everyone!


Fell Foot Park Run

Fell Foot parkrun is a free, weekly, 5km timed run at the scenic National Trust Park at Fell Foot


Ulverston Park Run

Ulverston Park Run takes place every Saturday at 9am at Ford Park 


Coro Christmas Craft Market

Come one, come all to the beautiful town of Ulverston and to the Coronation Hall Christmas Craft Market! 



The Barrow & District Disability Association is feeling excited, Santa's Grotto will once again be returning to the BDDA! There will be 4 chances to meet the man himself on the following dates:

Saturday 7th December 
Sunday 8th December
Saturday 14th December
Sunday 15th December - from 10 am til 3 pm.


Barrow Male Voice Choir Christmas Performance

The fabulous voices of The Barrow Male Voice Choir will be resounding about Barrow Market Hall on Saturday 7th December between 11am and 12 noon for their annual Christmas Performance in Barrow Market Hall.


Christmas Fair at St George's Barrow

Christmas Fair in St George's Church Hall. Christmas stalls, jewellery, 50p parcels, raffle, tombola, homemade cakes and preserves. Refreshments available. 


The Snow Sisters at Barrow Market Hall

The Snow Sisters love visiting the market, it’s their favourite place to shop. The sisters are always happy to stop and have a chat and enjoy having their photo taken with their friends as they wander around the market hall. 


Barrow v Aldershot Town

Come and #BackTheBluebirds this Saturday as they look to build on their lead at the top of the league!


The SWEET at The Forum

The SWEET Plus The Novatines at The Forum this Saturday 


An Evening Shared with Jasper Carrott & Alistair McGowan

Comedy legends Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan split the bill and your sides with a night of comedy stand up and impressions. 


Free Main Saturday Evening Session at Apollo

Where better to spend a Saturday evening than at Apollo Bingo?




Indoor Car Boot Sale at Ulverston Auction Mart

Ulverston Auction Mart holds their Indoor Car Boot Sale this Sunday.


Barrow Vegan Xmas Fair

A  vegan fair for Barrow in Furness organised by Farplace Animal Rescue charity. 


Walney Christmas Fayre & Grotto

Walney Community Centre will be holding their Christmas fayre and Grotto this Sunday.

The fun starts at 11am 


Christmas Shopping Afternoon at Furness Abbey

Seasonal shopping day in the Visitor Centre at Furness Abbey 


Sugarfoot's Festive Songbook - A Charity Christmas Concert

Sugarfoot are excited to be bringing you their first Festive Songbook Christmas Concert.


Sunday Evening Main Session at Apollo Bingo

A great way to end the weekend at Apollo





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