UKES for unicef – Berkhamstead Civic Centre, Berkhamstead
A grand ukulele festival with, from 11.00 to 17.30, workshops, mass strum-alongs, open mics, featured acts, stalls, raffle, snacks, teas, coffees, bar… and a fabulous evening concert with Rag House, Ben Buckton, Zoe Bestel and Ukolade. From 19.00. All ages welcome
Entry will be by donation. We suggest that each adult might like to contribute £5
Hosted by BURP (Berkhamsted Ukulele Random Players)
Transience Launch Gig – The Hug & Pint, Glasgow
Oooooh! 21st of April 2018 my second album Transience is released on all pretty things that your ears could possibly like, and then we get to party on the 22nd in Glasgowtown with me singing at you! Deal?
Supported by the absolutely lovely Annie Booth who will also sing really damn nicely at your faces!
Released by LNFG on 180gm Vinyl and CD on RSD 21/04/2018
Transience Launch Gig – The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
Support is provided by the wonderful Annie Booth and Jared Celosse
Transience released by LNFG on 180gm Vinyl and CD on RSD 21/04/2018
Meet The Ukulele Maker Festival
As part of his ‘giving back’ to the ukulele community after 23 years of building ukulele, Pete Howlett and his wife Helen (who run the International Ukulele Building School at their workshop in North Wales) have organised a new event, the ‘Meet the Ukulele Maker Festival’ to be held in picturesque North Wales in May 2018.
Winchester Ukulele Festival
Introducing the 3rd Winchester Ukulele Festival, held at Winchester Rugby Club on Saturday 2nd June 2018. Nominated in the UKE Magazine awards, Best Ukulele Festival 2018.
CZECH Ukulele Festival
The 6th Czech Ukulele Festival will take place between Friday the 27th of July and Sunday the 29th of July 2018.
This year will be the first event of its kind in the world, the Ladies´ Edition will showcase mainly female performers and we are expecting great things.
The first day of the festival will be our traditional ukulele day trip, this year we go by train to the magnificent medieval town of Kutná Hora where we will play alongside the amazing cathedral of Saint Barbara. Expect the usual fireworks and summer fun at this wonderful location.
Saturday and Sunday will be in the Village of Únětice on the outskirts of Prague, where we will present a full two day program of workshops and concerts, many of the workshop are held in different parts of the village while the main event is in the brewery located in the centre of the village.
This year the program will include children from the local school, a women´s group from the village, and acrobatic ukulele duo, the Mersey Belles, Ukulele Troublemakers, Les Poupées Gonflées, the fantastic Bad Mouse Orchestra, Elke & the Cool Girls, newcomer Zoë Bestel, Nellie McKay, the outstanding Tricity Vogue, Gerald Ross and being topped by the return of the much loved Honoka & Azita from Hawaii.