What's Happening In Barrow and Furness This Weekend?
6th May 2021
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Have you booked your tickets for some of the wonderful events coming your way over the next few months?

As venues start to re-open and more and more events start appearing you won't want to miss out. 

From fantastic charity events to live music and even some live theatre for the first time in what seems like forever - there's plenty to get excited about!

So grab a brew, or a glass of something stronger and take a peek at the events heading your way this weekend and beyond!!


Wheels Around The World

CancerCare's “virtual” cycling event which will help you kick off spring 2021 in the fantastic fresh air and raise vital funds for local people devastated by a cancer diagnosis or bereavement!

Wheels Around the World will help you push boundaries, test endurance and achieve personal goal sand, what is more, CancerCare will be with you every step of the way! Collectively, the aim is to Wheel Around the World in 25 days, covering the ”virtual” distance around the Equator – a grand total of nearly 25,000 miles!


Night 4 A Nurse with St. Mary’s Hospice

Could you be a super hero family for one night?

St Mary’s Hospice is excited to be hosting a new virtual event: Night 4 A Nurse, to raise vitals funds and support the increased need for the hospice’s services. 

This all night fundraising event on 8th May 2021 will be packed with live updates, fun activities and competitions, encouraging supporters to ‘be a hero’ and stay awake all night. 


Roosegate Community Carboot and outside Table top sale.

Roosegate Community Carboot and outside Table top sale.. 

Sunday 9th May  1-4pm

Please text to book on 07570777464 as spaces are limited. 

Refreshments available. 

Spaces and tables are free, but any donations will be welcomed towards the running of Roosegate community centre.


Barrow Raiders vs Coventry Bears 

The Raiders opening fixture for 2021 sees them playing an away fixture at Coventry Bears

Sunday 9th May 3pm Kick Off


The Bay Footprint Cancer Support Group (With CancerCare & Macmillan)

CancerCare is partnering up with Macmillan to host an online cancer support group. Hosted by engagement officers Sarah Drake and Rachel Minshull, and Macmillan's Lorraine Jones. The group meets every second Friday of every month at 11am via Zoom.

The group is open to anyone who has been affected by cancer in the Morecambe Bay footprint, the team is here to answer any questions or concerns you may have. 

For more information, please contact Rachel or Sarah at rachel.minshull@cancercare.org.uk or sarah.drake@cancercare.org.uk


Bags of Love 2021

This online event will be taking place on the 14th and 15th May

This event has been co-organised by the young media students at the local Furness College under the name of Barrow Tracks.

This collaboration between Bags of Love and Barrow Tracks will result in a brilliant virtual fundraising festival for Barrow Foodbank.

It will feature a wide variety of local artists and offer them a platform to perform to an audience despite the pandemic and current restrictions.


Barrow Raiders vs Keighley Cougars

The Raiders first home game of the season is against Keighley Cougars

Barrow Raiders vs Keighley Cougars

Sunday 16th May 3pm Kick Off


Love Letters - Ulverston Outsiders

Ulverston Outsiders Present:

Love Letters by AR Gurney

At The Roxy Ulverston

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th June


Tickets are £7 and can be purchased online at http://ulverston.nm-cinemas.co.uk/ulverston/out-now or by phoning the box office on 01229 582340

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