The mentor for this group is Bill Holland - telephone 01379 854938. We meet on Tuesday mornings at Methodist Church/ URC 10.00.a.m London Road Harleston.At last count there were 19 in the group. Bill has extra instruments for people to try out.
We play annually at the Harleston and Waveney Festival, as well as care homes, local clubs and charity events. We have a song list that includes a wide range including children's, Hawaiian, popular and seasonal. Newcomers and existing players are welcome as are singers to accompany the players.
Our main event this year was a concert, the 5th, for the Harleston and Waveney Festival. It was Tuesday the 21st August 2018 at 2.30 pm, King Georges Hall, Harleston. It was an A to Z of ukulele music, a feelgood event of sunny, happy and positive songs. A free event with refreshments. A Bucket collection for festival funds raised £85. The concert was well received with lots of audience participation. A full house.
In July we had bookings for the Dementia Cafe in Harleston and at Billingford Church, both went well.
On Saturday the 27th October 2018 we will play at a service to commemorate the end of WW1 for the British Legion at the London Road Methodist Church at 7 pm. Entry is by ticket only...it is free...tickets are available from Harleston Information Plus and 'Fig and roses' florists in Town.
On Friday the 19th October 2018 we will be appearing at a presentation of the proposed War Memorial new landscaping by the Town Council: the presentation is at 6.30 we play at 7 pm some feelgood songs followed by songs from WW1.
Entry is free on a first come basis, limited capacity. Refreshments. This event is at the Memorial Leisure Centre, The rec. Harleston.
Social Secretary - Hazel Newman 01379852853 - contact for concert bookings'