Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Get into the Festive Spirit with These Great Events

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Get into the Festive Spirit with These Great Events

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ULVERSTON DICKENSIAN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 25/26 The Ulverston Dickensian Christmas Festival has grown to become one of the best events of its kind in the UK, attracting thousands of people every year to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional market town in the Dickensian era.

Ulverston puts on a tremendous show every year, marking the start of the Christmas season and bringing a little festive magic to both young and old.

The historic market town is full of fantastic shops, great pubs and cafes, all along exquisite cobbled streets. The Dickensian Festival boasts a huge variety of free entertainment, free events for children, fabulous Christmas market stalls with lots of unique gifts and festive food, costume competitions, horse-drawn carriages, music and dancing.

Bring the family, stay for a day or the whole weekend, ride the Victorian Helter Skelter, take in the smell of roast chestnuts and hog roasts, and listen to the brass bands bringing Christmas cheer to all. …

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