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

Central Coast Ukulele Festival 2016

We are counting down the days til our 5th Central Coast Ukulele festival.

This is a free event for all.

Our program to date is

Thursday 22nd September

Ukulele Workshops featuring  Cameron Murray followed by Cameron Murray in Concert

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Thursday Friday Saturday

Friday 23rd from 10am – 2pm Ukulele Teachers & Leaders Sharing and support day in the Pavilion Room at the Diggers At The Entrance, Central Coast Hwy, Long Jetty.

FRIDAY 23rd  Evening is our brilliant Dinner Show. Bookings still available please call the Diggers on ph 4332 3399 to book a reservation.

The evening features

THE NUKES from New Zealand

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BOSKO AND HONEY direct from Kuranda via Japan

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Our very favourite MIC CONWAY featuring Phil Donnison.

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The Central Coasts very own MIRRABOOKA

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Saturday 24th September Memorial Park Stage – FREE – an entire day of ukulele entertainment and fun with markets, raffles, stores, festival atmosphere.

Festival t-shirts and ukulele’s available all day

Saturday 24 Sept 2

Saturday 24th evening AFTER DARK UKULELE FUN.

Join us back at the Diggers Club  for more ukulele fun. 3 restaurants, bars, coffee shops and a full stage in the liquid lounge

This is going to be a fabulous night of Entertainment for all and it’s FREE. Plan to get their early to grab your able and seat.

Courtesy bus available to and from the Diggers Club

Strum along with everyone from 7-8.30pm

Then you re in for a treat with some great acts, ukulele dance, ukulele laugh and ukulele fun until 11.30pm

Sunday 25th September

We are all back at The Memorial Stage with a brilliant line up of musicians to Entertain you and we’re bringing the kids to perform for you too, they are so excited (and very good).

Be there early to grab a seat or set up a picnic rug and enjoy another day of fabulous Entertainment

Sunday

Festival t-shirts and ukulele’s available all day

Hope to see you there for what is shaping up to be a fabulous festival

Central Coast Ukulele Club

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