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Seasonal Events

Knit & Natter in the Coach House Cafe
Wednesdays 1pm to 3pm. Please come along, all welcome.

Car Boot Sales
These are now run independently on our field which is hired for the purpose. Weather permitting, 12-4pm, plus first Saturday of the month including 7th May, 4th June, 2nd July, 1st October. For further information ring Susan on 0754277592

A Day in the Park – Community Volunteering & Activity Days
Fabulous Food Workshops - Horticultural and Gardening Advice - Hands On Fun in the Great Outdoors. If you have any queries please ring Cat on 01229 588164 or email on turn up about five minutes before the start

We hire out the field to organisations to host events and activities. To enquire about hiring our field please telephone our main office. 01229 580666

Ford ParkFamily activities for accompanied children

Every Wednesday from 2-4pm during school holidays.
£3 charge per child to cover resources with discount for those with Ford Park family membership.
For booking and further information please call 01229 580666.

Wednesday June 1st Green Fingered Growing.
Growing plants from food scraps, pips and seeds

Wednesday July 27th Run away to the circus.
Come and learn spinning, juggling, magical hula hooping and lots more with our resident circus expert

Wednesday August 3rd Recycled Craft.
Let your imagination go wild and make something beautiful out of previously unloved or unwanted materials

Wednesday August 10th Teddy Bears Picnic.
Bring a furry friend for an afternoon of gentle activities and a picnic in the park.

Wednesday August 17th Garden Gastronomy.
Harvest the ingredients to cook up a tasty treat in the garden kitchen, lots of hands on tasting and cooking

Wednesday August 24th Nature Trail and ‘Treasure Hunt’

Wednesday August 31st Build a Wormery.
Learn how wonderful worms turn garden plant waste into soil and take home your very own mini wormery

Ford Park
Special Events

Saturday July 2nd Ulverston Hospice Carnival ‘Brazil’
12:00pm a traditional colourful carnival parade through Ulverston followed by entertainment at Ford Park

Friday July 29th Hamlet in the Park.
The Festival Players Theatre Company presents the Bard’s most famous play, Hamlet.
Presented in full costume. Tickets 01229 580666

Sunday August 7th Hoad Hill Marathon & Half Marathon
For more information please visit

Sunday August 21st Hedges and Harvesting Community Day
Come along and help out at ‘your Ford Park’. A fun practical day with the opportunity for taking part in community cooking and gardening skills. Workshops: 10am-4pm


Art at The Coach House.

May and June  - Mandy Allan  British wildlife

July Aug - Diana Merrick and Julian Milner,  Sea and Sky

Sept Oct - Trevor Robson,  Photography

Nov Dec Lex Blakeway  Textiles

The Coach House Cafe and Bistro -finalist in the 2016 Cumbria Life Cafe Food Awards in the category ' Cafe of the Year'

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