2018 Programme of Events

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Friday 25th of May from 7:00pm

Join us in the fabulous historical setting of Cobh Heritage Centre  where we will kick off Cobh Ukulele Festival 2018 with introductions, chat and tunes galore.

Bring your Uke along for a Big Open Songbook Session. D’UKE A. DESMOND WILL HAVE YOU PLAYING AND SINGING BEFORE THE NIGHT IS OUT!

Meet and greet will be followed by Ukulele Gigs in the wonderful pubs of Cobh.

Cobh’s Own U-kan-uke and Shandon Ukulele Club will be playing in The Roaring Donkey

Gilbert’s Lane will be playing in Kelly’s

Ukulele Tuesday will be playing in The Rob Roy

Nico’o and the Kapiolani Boyz will be playing in Ryan’s

Saturday 26th of May – Morning

Ukulele Workshops

  • 10:00 to 11:30 – Voice and Ukulele Workshop with Dr. Eva McMullan-Glossop

  • 10:30 to 11:30 and 12:00 to 13:00 – Children’s Workshops with Cathy Desmond

  • 12:00 to 13:00 – Adult’s Rhythm & Strumming Workshop with Kevin McNally

Saturday 26th of May – Afternoon

Ukulele Summer Swing in the Promenade

Take in the sights and sounds of the historic harbour town of Cobh, or join us for the fantastic carnival atmosphere in the beautiful promenade park with bandstand performances starting from 1pm, with:

  • Ukulele Tuesday’s @ 1pm

  • UKÍ CBB -Students from Club Ceoil Ballyphehane @ 1:45pm

  • East Cork School of Uke @ 2:30pm

  • Nico’o & The Kapiolani Boyz @ 3:15pm

  • Shandon Ukulele Ensemble @ 4pm

This is a great day out for all the family in Cobh, with music, Children’s Entertainers, Food and Craft stalls which will all be brimming with locally produced gifts and delicious food. As always the event is held when a Cruise Liner is Berthed in Cobh Cruise terminal

*As this is an outdoor venue, the scheduled times are subject to change and dependent on weather and conditions

Saturday 26th of May – Evening

Free Concert in Cobh Heritage Centre starting at 7pm with

Gilbert’s Lane

Ukulele Tuesday’s

AND

Nico’o & The Kapiolani Boyz

FOLLOWED BY

Lively Ukulele Gigs in the the Rob Roy and The Roaring Donkey

 

Sunday 27th of May – Morning

12:00 -14:30   Why not start off your Sunday with BRUNCHELELE at the Ballynoe Inn?

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural Brunchelele, Cobh’s Own U-kan-uke will be hosting another great session in The Ballynoe Inn. Join them for Sing-Song, Music and Food. Everyone Welcome!

See Cobh’s Own U-Kan-Uke Facebook Page for more information

Sunday 27th of May – Afternoon

Ukulele Summer Swing in the Promenade

Take in the sights and sounds of the  historic harbour town of Cobh or join us for the fantastic carnival atmosphere in the beautiful promenade park with bandstand performances starting from 1:00pm, with:

  • The Riverview Players of Ballyporeen @ 1:00PM

  • Ukulele Tuesday’s @ 1:45pm

  • The Ukidukes from St. John’s Primary School, Carrigaline @ 2:30pm

  • Nico’o & The Kapiolani Boyz @ 3:15pm

  • Cobh’s Own U-Kan-Uke @ 4PM

This is a great day out for all the family in Cobh, with music, Children’s Entertainers, Food and Craft stalls which will all be brimming with locally produced gifts and delicious food. As always the event is held when a Cruise Liner is Berthed in Cobh Cruise terminal

*As this is an outdoor venue, the scheduled times are subject to change and dependent on weather and conditions

Sunday 28th of May – Evening

Say Farewell to Cobh Ukulele Festival for 2018 and join us in The Roaring Donkey from 6pm for the Festival Closing Party. 

One last gig from Nico’o and the Kapiolani Boyz to play us out. Bring your uke, as there will no doubt be a massive sing-song to finish in the style we have become accustomed to!!!!!!!

Programme of Events

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