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Walton Ukulele Players

About Us        

We meet at Walton Community Library 

All levels every Tuesday  from 19:00 to 20:45

Beginners from 18:00. Everyone else from 19:00

Songs We Play

Ukulele Group Leader is John Dore. He can be contacted at jonathan.dore@gmail.com

John is an accomplished musician who uses a variety of instruments to play along at the sessions including violin, mandolin, bass uke, harmonica, tin whistle, bodhran, cajon and accordian, adding to the ambiance.

Guest Musicians and singer song writers always welcome.

Give us a try. Spare ukulele's available to play at each session.

Songs We Play Resource

Maria, Sue & Margaret Whitby bound on the North York

Moors Railway's Ukelele Express 2019

1st July 2018 Walton Academy PTA summer fayre.

Summer Pub Tour. New Inn Walton August 2017

Our first public performance was at St Paul's Church

Walton 2nd October 2016 in Walton Choir's

Wakefield Lit Fest Concert

Upcoming Gigs

20 Oct 2019 Horbury Uke Fest

Nov 2019 New Inn Gig (Provisional)

Dec 2019 Xmas in Ball Room Cannon Hall (Provisional)

Dec 2019 Riddings Shopping Centre Merry Pluckers (Ossett)

Merry Pluckers welcome all Wakefield Area Uke Players

Gigs History

Sep 2019 Apples & Pears Fest Cannon Hall with Cawthorne Ukes

Sep 2019 Ukelele Express On a steam train Pickering to Whitby

Sep 2019 New Inn Walton

Aug 2019 Staniversary II Featherstone Lions RL

Jul 2019 Jolly Tap Wakefield

Jul 2019 Summer of 69 Celebration St Peter & Paul's Walton

Jun 2019 Cawthorne Open Gardens with Cawthorne Ukes

Jan 2019 Fuddle & Strum Walton Library

Dec 2018 Carol Concert Walton Sports & Social Club

Dec 2018 Christmas Concert St Peter & Paul's Walton

Nov 2019 Ukelele Express On a steam train Pickering to Whitby

Nov 2018  Remembrance Day St Paul's Church

Oct 2018 Uke Perfomance Methodist Chapel

Aug 2018 Stan & Julie's 40th Anniversary Jam "Staniversary"

July 2018 Kings Arms Heath

July 2018 New Inn Walton

July 2018 Kings Arms Heath

July 2018  Kings Arms Heath

July 2018 Walton Open Gardens

June 2018      Walton Academy PTA Summer Fayre

May 2018      Rotarian Garden Party Quartet, Normanton

May 2018     Tractor Rally. Anglers Retreat Wintersett

In aid of the Air Ambulance.

April 2018     Medicin San Frontiere Fundraiser

Trio at Peter and Paul's RC Church Sandal.

Dec 2017      Walton Choir Concert. Walton Club.

Dec 2017      Open Night & Fuddle Walton Library

Dec 2017       Streethouse Cricket Club (for Air Ambulance)

Oct 2017        Ukulele Express On a steam train Minehead

Oct 2017       Walton Manor Care Home

Sep 2017       Library 5th Birthday Celebration

Sep 2017       Anglers Retreat Wintersett (Air Ambulance)

Aug 2017      New Inn Walton

July 2017     Thornes Park Rose Garden Nursery Opening

July 2017      Walton Choir Summer Concert St Paul's Church

June 2017    Walton Library 'Third Thursday' Event

May 2017     Visited Grand Northern Uke Fest Huddersfield

April 2017     Open Night & Fuddle Walton Library

March 2017  St Patrick's Night Social Walton Library

March 2017  Workshop International Ladies Day Fest

National Mining Museum. Women Only.

Feb 2017       Geof, Roy, Richard played at a 90th Birthday party

Xmas 2016   Rene and Mike played at a Private party

Nov 2016      Ukelele Express On a steam train Pickering to Whitby

Oct 2016       Girl Guide Leaders Association at Sandal Methodists

Oct 2016     Walton Choir Wakefield Lit Fest Concert St Paul's Church