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Upcoming events at Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Be sure to check back here as we update our events list frequently. You can also download our programme of events as a PDF document.

14th-16th June 2024

Summer flowers

Summer Colour, National Garden Scheme Open Days

See our beautiful gardens and wildflower meadow in full bloom. Combine your visit with a tour of the historic rooms of the Hall and stay for a cup of tea and a slice of cake in our cosy café. All proceeds will go to the National Garden Scheme and their associated charities.

Entry: £2.50 per person

From the 3rd of May 2024


The Printfest collection exhibition

Printfest is a printmaking festival dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary hand-made prints. The event takes place annually over the course of the early May bank holiday at the Coro in Ulverston town centre. The event has been quoted as one of the most important print fairs in the national calendar.

Each year, the Printmaker of the year is commissioned to produce an artwork which will form part of the Printfest collection. This important collection now has over 15 works of art which will be on display at Swarthmoor Hall from Friday 3 May.

Donations welcome.

Monday 3 June 2024 – 7.30pm


Ulverston International Music Festival performance at Swarthmoor Hall

Save the date for a chamber performance given by the Ulverston International Music Festival. Pre-performance drinks and canapés will be available to purchase at Swarthmoor Hall. For concert tickets please head to the festival’s website.

Tickets price:
Adults: £17.00
Under 30s: £9.00

15th-20th July 2024

Cafe with bunting

A week of celebration at Swarthmoor Hall

From the 15th of July, Quakers in Britain will be holding a week-long celebration at Swarthmoor Hall in honour of Margaret Fell and George Fox (co-founders of Quakerism). The  programme will include music, family activities, crafts, talks and tours of Swarthmoor Hall. The week will run from the 15th of July and will finish on Saturday 20th of July with a garden party and a traditional afternoon tea. All activities will be free of charge except for the afternoon tea. We’ll announce more info and registration details in early 2024 through the Swarthmoor Hall newsletter. Sign up via newsletter subscription page to make sure to receive it.

Last Thursday of each month

Extended Meeting for Worship – Last Thursday of each month

The Swarthmoor Hall Spiritual Support Group invites you to the last Thursday in the month Zoom meeting for worship. This will take place on the last Thursday of each month at 11am to 1pm.

Please email for the link or phone numbers.

Zoom room will be open from 10.45 and the meeting for worship will commence when the first Friend connects. Please be ready to settle into worship when you join. Microphones will be muted so that background noises are eliminated. If you wish to minister, please unmute your microphone.