Stanwick Lakes Ukelele Festival

Raunds Ukulele Orchestra in partnership with Ukulele With Chris presents Stanwick Lakes Ukulele Festival on Saturday 23rd June

They return to Stanwick lakes in June for their third fun filled ukulele festival.

The day begins with the opportunity to learn to play ukulele in just two hours!

The day then continues with an afternoon of mass strumming led by Raunds Ukulele Orchestra.

The event is open to everyone and more details about the event are below.

11am – 1pm: Learn to Play Ukulele (£20*)

Taking place in the picturesque Stanwick Lakes visitor centre, this is your chance to learn to play ukulele. This 2 hour course is open to all, including children aged  11-16 , but they must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the session.

You’ll learn the most commonly used chords then put them to work is some catchy and fun songs. In no time at all, you’ll be playing this exciting instrument. Will start right from the beginning learning how to hold the instrument, how to play the most common basic chords and then how to strum to get a louder sound.

The course costs £20 for the two hour sessions, children accompanied by a full paying adult are £15. You will need a ukulele for the session, one can be hired for an additional £10, but this must be booked at the same time as the tickets. Booking is essential and can be done via Ticket Source 

12 noon – 2pm: Bookable solo or group performances

Open to all, book via

2.15pm – 4pm: Mass Strum

£1.50* to join in, Music Book £1*

To book tickets

For more details, see
*If booked online, booking fee applies.
Car parking charges apply

Can’t make Stanwick Lakes but interested in similar activities?

Raunds Ukulele Orchestra

Meets fortnightly at St Peter’s Community Centre

Thursdays 7.30-9pm

For more info contact Chris at

A Different Direction Choir

Meets fortnightly at Raunds Saxon Hall

Mondays 7.30-9.30pm

For more info see their website or contact Chris at

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