Wigan Ukulele Club

Established 2009

120

Members Strong

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The Club

Wigan Ukulele Club was formed July 2009 when a few like-minded friends met in the Railway Hotel, Wigan to enjoy playing this fabulous little instrument. It later moved to the Keeper's Inn at Gathurst and then on to the Crooke Hall Inn in Crooke Village.

In early 2016 we moved to the larger more comfortable setting of the Pavilion Suite at Wigan Sports Club, Bull Hey, Parsons Walk in the centre of Wigan

It has always been our aim to be an exciting and entertaining performance venue for all forms of ukulele playing and to be a showcase for local and regional ukulele talent. We are always looking for ways to share and develop our ukulele skills and musicianship.The club family has continued to grow and grow.

Paul Swift, Club Chairman

 

Supporting our Community & Local Charities

We regularly perform to audiences in a variety of venues with all monies going to charities, local and national. We take a donation as our booking fee for performances. Our main charity is Wigan & Leigh Hospice.

Maggie Dainty, Charities Secretary

 

Club Membership

The annual subscription for 2016/17 is £40 adults / £5 for accompanied under 18’s. The club year runs from April 1st to the following 31st March.

Should the membership be oversubscribed, new applicants will be entered onto a waiting list and as a place becomes available applicants will be informed.

Dave Walton, Membership Secretary

 

 

Where We Meet

Wednesdays 19:30-22:15 @ The Pavillion Suite, Wigan Sports Club, Bull Hey, Parsons Walk, Wigan, WN1 1RU

Guests from fellow ukulele clubs are most welcome, beginners and competent players alike. (Club nights are popular and space can be limited so please contact Dave Walton to arrange a visit)

 

Book a Performance

 

If you'd like us to come and play at your event (we play a large number of public and private events and festivals) then please call our events manager, Rob Singleton on 07918 524 996

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