Welcome to the Friends of Beaumont Park – Ukulele Group
Formed in February 2013 for anyone over 55 and wishing to learn and play the ukulele, the Ukulele group meet in the Visitor Centre every Tuesday afternoon. The group starts promptly at 2pm.
If you can play the ukulele and interested in joining us, please contact Mary Kenworthy 01484 301411. Please note soprano, concert, tenor or bass ukuleles only, not banjoleles or similar instruments.
21 February 2019: Mrs Sunderland Festival at Huddersfield Town Hall. The group were first in the Ukulele Group Open winning the Henry Leah Cup.
28 March 2019: Luv’ly Lasses concert in Blackley
11 May 2019: Holmfirth Festival of Folk – ukulele jamboree organised by Musica Kirklees
18 May 2019: Rotary Senior Citizens afternoon tea at Holmebridge Church
19 July 2018: Lower Cumberworth Church Hall – Joint performance with Holme Valley Ukuleles with solo performances by David Pawson on Accordion and John Senior on Guitar. The MC for the night was Gerry Beamond and funds wereraised for the Cumberworth Community Association.
12 August 2018: at Natural Kirklees Fete in Marquee at Greenhead Park.
6 September 2018: Hawaiian Concert at Brighouse Sports Club – fund raising event for Heartbeat Charity.
20 October 2018: Holmfirth Musical Festival – won two cups, one for the Ensemble Class and the Directors cup for the most entertaining group over the period of the festival.
27 October 2018: Salendine Nook Baptist Church. We were asked to give a performance as part of their regular concert evenings. Their kind donation to us was split between Rob Stewart’s Huddersfield Alzheimer’s Walk, Just Giving and Yorkshire Cancer Research.
11 December 2018 Beaumont Primary Academy Carol Concert with children aged 4 – 7 years old