12 weeks to go! Central Coast Ukulele Festival 2017

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Bookings are now open for Central Coast Ukulele Festival Dinner Show.

Please call Diggers at The Entrance on (02) 4332 3399.

Tickets are $65 per person for a fabulous night of entertainment with our international and selected artists!

Workshops are played throughout the Festival so watch this space.

The Big Jam Night (Saturday 23rd September) is proving to be a popular event!

Applications for performers are closing soon.

Applications for markets are still open.

We’ll be updating this website with the Festival Program and more exciting news as the Festival gets closer. We’ll have exciting raffles available shortly.

If you would like to come on board as a sponsor please contact Liz.

News update

A new beginner class is starting at the Wyoming Community Centre from the 22nd of March at 5:45pm. Please see class page for location and map details.

Our last Djembe class held at Our Lady of the Rosary is on the 4th of March. We’re trialing a new weekly Djembe class at Wyoming Community Centre from Wednesday the 22nd March.

Due to touring schedules there will be no classes between the 8th and 17th of March. Classes will resume of Monday the 20th March.

For any inquiries please contact me.

Cheers,

Liz

 

 

 

Important Class News

Hi Everyone,

Please see the following class updates for tomorrow and next week.

Due to Australia Day being a public holiday there will be no classes held tomorrow Thursday 25th January.

There will also be no classes held at Lake Munmorah on Monday the 13th February due to maintenance.

If you have any queries please let me know.

Wising you all a Happy Australia Day tomorrow!

Liz

New Beginners Class starting Now

A new year and new beginners classes starting now

these are for people who have not yet played the ukulele before or who have left it for a while a need to brush up their playing.

Learn how to hold the ukulele, where to place your fingers and make chord shapes. basic strumming.

These classes are for the ukulele tuned G C E A or baritone D G B E

Soprano, Concert, Tenor and Baritone. Perhaps you need to know about these ukulele’s or have a banjolele? Come along and learn all about these uke’s and more

The classes are fun , easy and in great locations and  air-conditioned comfort.

Easy chords – we’ll start with basic 4 chords and work up to eight. You’ll be strumming and singing before you know it!

Where

Monday

From January 16th – Lake Munmorah, Colongra Bay hall 9.30-10.30am

Thursday 12th from 5pm-6pm

Diggers at The Entrance in the Pavilion room followed by beginners to intermediate class 7-9pm.

Call Liz on 0412837008 to book. or email

centralcoastukuleleclub@gmail.com

cheers

Liz

 

2017

Aloha and Happy New Year to all

2016 was a huge year for the Central Coast Ukulele Club with so many highlights I don’t know where to start. Here was just a few.

In January 2016 we partied in the New Year at Wyong RSL… 100’s of us there to celebrate with great friends, good music, yummy food  and terrific friendly club.

2016 February we had a brilliant time at the Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival,

SeaFM treasure hunt and many performances at nursing homes and retirement villages.

2016 March we were busy with our classes and performances at Lake Haven and Whatanobi, Easter and chocolate eggs and a beginners course at Tuggerah Library

2016 April we has performances  toasting the Coast, Bateau Bay Community, Ettalong Bowling Club, Wyong Council Chambers

2016 May – we went/performed in Hawaii for our cultural tour and met the wonderful Keale and Susan. Great teachers.. we even learn’t how to speak a little Hawaiian and dance the hula.  An amazing experience and we ended up on “Entertainment Tonight” LOL!! that was so much fun… and then we circumnavigated Ohau and had a brilliant time..this was  a trip we will never forget. We love Hawaii

2016 June – we went/performed in Darwin for the MUFF festival. Our gracious hosts looked after us and we experienced our second outback tour. We love Darwin.

2016 July – performances and open ukes at the Tallies, Lake Munmorah, Christmas in July.

2016 August – Wyee markets, nursing and retirement villages, Tall Timbers hotel, getting ready for our festival

2016 September – The Central Coast Ukulele festival… with The Nukes, Bosko and Honey, Cameron Murray, Mic Conway and much much more. A bevy of wonderful talented acts came from far and near to our festival and performed. Brilliant!

2016 October – Newcastle Ukulele Festival and local performances

2016 November – Our brilliant Anna bay trip – Arabian nights with camel rides, belly dancers, feasts, dancing and trivia… wow what an amazing time.

2016 Christmas performances at local venues plus Gwandalan Carols and the wonderful Bucketty carols by candlelight.

So…. here we are 2017 – ready to begin a brand new year full of ukulele excitement… plans in place already for

January 26 – Australia Day Concert Lake Munmorah

February 11 –  Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival

March – Tasmania tour

July – New Zealand tour

September 21 – 24 our Central Coast Ukulele Festival

I hope you enjoy our website and I hope to update this a little more often.

Thanks for liking us

cheers

LIz