What's on this week in Barrow and Furness?
19th October 2015
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23rd October – An Evening with Robbie Hunter-Paul at Crooklands Garden Centre

Come and meet the 1996 Challenge Cup Hat trick hero, Lance Todd Trophy Winner and current Rugby League pundit - Robbie Hunter Paul.

Comedian Norman Price will be supporting the evening too. Norman's been involved in the world of entertainment for over 40 years, so this promises to be a cracking night!

Tickets are £25 per person, includes a hog roast meal!

The evening starts at 7pm

All proceeds are split between Barrow Raiders and Jamie Butler



23rd October – Morris and Sword Dancing Taster Session

St. Mary’s RC Church Hall on Victoria Road Ulverston are holding a dancing taster session.

Here’s a great chance to come along and have a go at England’s best known, traditional dance form. There is even a small bribe in the form of free beer following your exertions! We are a mixed side and are very happy to change the bribe to wine if anyone prefers!

The evening starts at 7.30pm and lasts around 2 hours.

For More info please phone John Metcalfe on 01229 467109 


23rd October – An Evening with Jonny Nelson at The Nines

The Nines are holding an evening with Former British, European and WBO Cruiserweight Champion and the face of Sky Sports Boxing 'Johnny Nelson' alongside Talksports's Dominic McGuiness as compère and Britain’s Got Talent finalist, impressionist Les Gibson.

All tickets include raffle, memorabilia auction and pie and peas supper.  

Standard tickets £25

VIP tickets (includes professional photo) £35

Ladies and Gentlemen welcome, dress code is smart casual.

Tables, or individual tickets available. Please book at the venue. http://www.thenines.co.uk/


23rd October – Live Music & Art Auction at The Coach House

The Coach House at Ford Park Ulverston is holding a special fundraising event( in collaboration with URS) in aid of the refugee crisis. Art work by local artists will be sold at auction, and there will be liove music from Bad Transmission, Sam Robinson Band & Sphelm.

Doors open at 6.30pm. Suggested Donation £5



24th October – 31st October – Halloween at Old Hall Farm in Bouth 

The ghouls and ghosts are out at Old Hall Farm this Halloween, with a half-term week packed full of activities for the family.

Open from 10am – 5pm every day for the October Half Term Week, you can discover plenty of spooky goings on to entertain the little ones.

Try your hand at pumpkin carving or try some of the fangtastic farm games including apple bobbing, a spooky dips game or even take part in the Halloween treasure Hunt.

If you’re feeling extremely brave – visit the haunted barn and see what spooky sights lurk inside. Go on a mysterious tour of the farm and listen to the tale of the ghost of Old Hall.

Family tickets are £20 (2 adults and up to 3 children) http://oldhallfarmbouth.com/


24th October – Surfing Life’s Waves

Modern life can seem so complex that we often feel we are struggling against a mass of daily problems and difficulties. Through training in meditation we can maintain a calm and happy mind, no matter what happens.

The event will be held at  Manjushri KMC, Conishead Priory, Priory Road, Ulverston, 9am – 5pm

Price: £20.00



24th October – Haydn Nelson Mass

Levens Choir is hosting this Come and Sing event which offers the opportunity to sing one of the best known settings and well-loved settings of the Mass. The day will be led by Ian Jones and accompanied by organist Adrian Self and a five piece string quintet and timpanist. The Nelson Mass will form the second part of an evening concert in the Priory, the first half of which will be given by Levens Choir.

Location: Session One 2.00 - 3.45pm at Cartmel Primary School Hall

Session Two 4.15 - 5.30pm at  Cartmel Priory.

Price: Day fee £15.00 Student fee £5.00.Concert only £10. - Day fee £15.00 Student fee £5.00. Concert only £10 http://www.cartmelpriory.org.uk/ 


 24th October – Charity Gig for North West Air Ambulance

Jules Hair and Beauty are holding a charity gig at The Nines in support of the North West Air Ambulance.

Come and have a drink; or just a dance and help to support such an important charity that saves lives everyday.

There will be music from Megan Doherty, John Byrne and guests, as well as a DJ and a raffle.

Tickets £10 - all monies raised goes to NWAA

Tickets available from Jules Hair and Beauty. http://www.thenines.co.uk/


25th October – Fodens Brass band at The Forum

Formed in 1900 in the Cheshire village of Sandbach, the band has maintained their position as one of the world’s leading Brass Bands on the contest stage as well as in concert halls where they are renowned for providing quality entertainment with a traditional and unique style.

Fodens Band will perform an entertaining programme with music to suit all tastes as well as featuring the bands world class soloists

Tickets £16, concessions £14.

Concert starts at 2pm http://www.theforumbarrow.co.uk/


25th October – Canvas & Thread Decorative Arts Fair

Canvas and Thread is an artist collective based in South Lakes offering advice and support either as one to one tuition sessions and workshops at our Decorative Arts Fair on the last Sunday of the month

The Art Fair will be held at The Grange Institute, Main Street from 10am – 4pm

26th October – Hallo- Meanies at The Nines.

A musical spectacular for Halloween with all your favourite fairy tale characters live on stage. Full stage production complete with Stunning Sets, Spectacular costumes with lots of audience participation and family fun! Kids will LOVE it!

Only 2 performances at 11am and 3pm on October 26th 2015 (Half Term)

Tickets can be bought in person from Heaths Toymaster in Barrow or Bar 5 (The Nines)

£7 per ticket http://www.thenines.co.uk/


27th October – That’s Amore at The Coronation Hall

A seventy minute slice of sexy, whip-smart comic theatre.

That's Amore is a hilarious, fast paced, passionate and poignant piece of physical theatre which explores the vast world and culture of romantic love:  from chance encounters to hidden desires, and emotional extremes to the science of romance, it explores the flesh and philosophy behind what makes our hearts beat faster.

Tickets:  £12 / £10

Unreserved seating http://www.corohall.co.uk/events/


28th October – Halloween Crafts at Ford Park

Crafts based on bats, pumpkins, a nature trail and weather permitting a batty run around the field.

FREE Spooky, halloween childrens activities, at Ford Park, Ulverston 2 - 4pm

Come along and meet at the Garden Room for an afternoon of spooky crafts and Halloween fun.

Donations always appreciated! http://www.ford-park.org.uk/


29th October – Signal Film Cinema presents -  Whiplash (15)

An ambitious young jazz drummer finds his physical and mental limits pushed to breaking point by an obsessive teacher. This Oscar-nominated modern classic is a truly intense, original and unmissable cinematic experience.

Director: Damien Chazelle, Staring: Miles Teller, 15, USA, Running Time: 106 mins, 2014.

Thursday 29-Oct-15 19:30

Tickets £2.50

Bar and refreshments are available to purchase.
Pre-booking Advised 01229 838592 http://www.signalfilmandmedia.co.uk/


29th October – Chris Ramsey All Growed Up

The acclaimed stand up comic comes to The Beggars Theatre.

Following sell-out runs of his last three UK tours, Chris is back with a brand new show for 2015. Join him as he explores getting older, finding yourself, taking responsibility, realising you are no longer a child and all of the other terrifying realisations that come with being dragged kicking and screaming into modern adulthood.

Tickets are £17.50

Show starts at 8pm http://www.beggarstheatre.co.uk/


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