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January 18, 2018

5 Fun and Free Things to Do in Barrow in the Winter

January 18, 2018

We are well in to the new year now, so it’s time to get stuck in! Here’s a few things happening in Barrow and surrounding area’s that might just tempt you.. and they’re FREE!

1. Free indoor bowling taster sessions.


At Cavendish Park Community Hub on:

Tuesday 23rd January 1pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm

Wednesday 24th January 1pm – 4pm and 6pm -8pm

Refreshments will be available. All Welcome! Just come along or call Ronnie for more information on 07788 735143

2. Audition for Panto!? (Well.. your kids can anyway)


Open to boys and girls age 8-18.

Saturday 20th Jan 2018 at The coronation Hall, Ulverston.

Please arrive at 10.30 for registration.

Go on! Give it a go! It’s a brand new year!


3. Go to a Wedding Fayre (Cake Tasting Alert!?).


With over 40 pop up wedding exhibitors it is guaranteed to be a lovely afternoon! You may even bag yourself a few freebies!

Sat 21st Jan – 11am-3pmThe Forum, Duke Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/495807370820253/


4. Go to a Live Gig!


Wednesday 17th January

  • Chris & Ash Open Mic Night at The Piel – Ulverston

Thursday 18th January

  • Live Jazz with MBQ at The Hope and Anchor – Ulverston
  • The Prophets, Hobby Club, Billy Hogan and Montgomery Clift honey at The Robin Hood – Barrow
  • Open Mic with Bob Bell at The Little Kings – Ulverston
  • Odyssey Karaoke at The Piel – Ulverston

Friday 19th January

  • Paper Cranes at The Cross Keys – Barrow
  • Danny Smyth at The Labour Club – Barrow
  • Becki Fishwick at The Piel – Ulverston
  • Open Mic with Dave Watson at The Manor (Oxen Park) – Ulverston
  • Midnight Karaoke at The Dev – Barrow Island
  • Odyssey Karaoke at The Globe – Ulverston

Saturday 20th January

  • Brief Sobriety at The Masons – Dalton
  • The Thieving Magpies at The Newton – Dalton
  • Diversion at The Little Kings – Ulverston
  • Route 66 at The Piel – Ulverston
  • Perry Hodder at The Engine – Cark
  • Just Brian at The Labour Club – Barrow
  • Denis Horan at The Harbour – Barrow
  • Odyssey Karaoke at The Last Orders – Barrow
  • Karaoke at The Dev – Barrow Island

Sunday 21st January

  • Open Mic at The Piel – Ulverston
  • Karaoke at The Labour Club – Barrow

Provided by Gig Guide – Barrow, Dalton & Ulverston on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/505519019563760/


5. Barrow ParkRun – Fun run for all ages – all paces!


To get involved, all you need to do is turn up at the park bandstand at 8.45, with your barcode (which you receive once registered at http://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/) and run a marshaled course along with the other 50 or so runners we have each week. You can Run, Jog, Walk.. or like me a mix of all 3! Beginners welcome!

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