Article and image by Jonathan White
South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society will perform a concert at Wistaston Memorial Hall (Church Lane, Wistaston CW2 8ER) on one Friday per month throughout the year.
There are no membership fees to pay to attend a concert, and the entrance fee is just £1 at the door to cover the cost of hall rent and light refreshments midway through the show.
The curtain goes up at 7.30pm prompt.
The year will start with a concert on Friday 25th January.
The remaining 2019 Friday Concert dates are:
The Society also play each year over the Easter weekend at the annual Nantwich Jazz, Blues & Music Festival.
There are also rehearsal sessions, to which new ukulele players are always welcome, at Wistaston Memorial Hall on a Tuesday (7.30pm) once a month throughout the year.
The remaining 2019 rehearsal dates are:
South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society was founded by Brian Edge in 1994 – this year is their 25th anniversary.
Brian, who passed away in 2016, was a stalwart of the local community and also formed the Crewe & District Coin and Medal Society and founded the National Token Congress.
For further details relating to South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society please contact Secretary D. Dodd via telephone: 01270 581 920 or email [email protected].
You can also visit: www.crewegeorgeformby.com
South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society is also involved in a ‘Celebration Of The 70th Anniversary Of Wistaston Memorial Hall’ at Wistaston Memorial Hall on Tuesday 26th March 2019 (7.30pm).
The event will include Crewe Movie Makers and present a night of entertainment, both live and on film, celebrating Wistaston Memorial Hall’s 70 years among the community.