Hucknall Christmas Fare
One of the coldest nights of the year saw the Hucknall Ukulele Group and friends perform at the switching on of the Christmas lights in Hucknall.
The troop had the crowd singing along to a selection of Christmas favourites. Credit must go to the Hucknall Round Table and Ashfield Events for promoting such an enjoyable evening for both performers and audience alike.
Newgate Lodge Retirement Party: Mansfield
A popular venue in collaboration with the Mansfield Ukulele Group. To spice things up a bit we had a hat and shoes competition during the second set, judged by a member of the audience. Congratulations to Chris and David who walked away with the top prizes.
Hope Lea Project Open Day: Hucknall
A local registered charity which aims to improve the quality of life for people with a learning disability
Hucknall Community Day
On one of the hottest days of the year.
The Community Day is always a popular event organised by the Hucknall Rotary Cub to promote and recognise community activities
Bulwell Bogs Family Day
Stepping in at the last minute, the Hucknall Ukulele Group together with friends from Mapperley, Bulwell, Mansfield and other Ukulele Groups.
Fabulous day with lost of activities culminating in the popular Duck Race.
Ukulele Flash Mob: Titchfield Park Hucknall
Took a bit of organising, but we got there.
Joined by members from several local Ukulele Groups plus the Bulwell Riverside Choir. Special thanks to Lee and David (local councillors) who helped with the mirad of regulations and official permissions.
Buddleia House Coronation Lunch: Hucknall
Our second visit to the Buddleia House residential care home, saw us invited to their Coronation Lunch on Monday 8th May 2023.
We couldn't let the opportunity go by without taking along the ukuleles for a bit of a sing song'
Macmillan Cancer Support
Presenting Green King Brewery with donations from the Coronation Fun-Strum held at the Bowman on Sunday 7th May 2023.
We raised £119.97 including a PayPal donation. A big thank you to all the groups and individuals who took part to make this such a memorable event
Coronation Fun-Strum at the Bowman
On Sunday 7th May, the Hucknall Ukulele Group (HUGs) hosted what we believe to be the largest organised ukulele meeting in Nottinghamshire.
With technical help and assistance from Neil Marriott and the Nottingham Ukulele Orchestra, the event featured a number of local groups each leading a pre-planned set.
With sponsorship from Animal Doctor, all registered ukulele players received a full colour complimentary song book covering the whole even.
Sets included the Mapperley Ukulele Group, the Mansfield Ukulele Group, Long Eaton U3A ukulele Group, Hucknall Ukulele Group and the Nottingham Ukulele Orchestra.
Entertainment at the Spinney, Nuthall
The Spinney is a retirement housing complex run by Broxstowe Borough Council under their independent living scheme.
The communal living area provided a great backdrop to the HUGs Performance Troop from the Hucknall Ukulele Group playing their selection of sing-along songs.
As you can see, we were lucky to have the King made an appearance.
Entertainment at Buddleia House Care Home, Hucknall
The very first outing of the HUGs Performance Troop. Basically a collection of ukulele enthusiasts who can make it particular day.
Buddleia House is a purpose-built care home based in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. One of the first in the UK to apply the Montessori method to dementia care.
A big thank you must go to the staff who made this such a memorable event.