Learn how to play Ukulele in this 4 week Introductory Course

Join us for some fun and learn a new instrument at the Local Learning Network over 4 Thursdays. This course is for anyone wanting to learn the Ukulele and be able to play a few songs while meeting other like minded community members.

Over the 4 weeks (1 hour per week) learn the foundations of Ukulele playing including the different types of Ukulele, how to tune, basic cords and how to play some popular songs.

Where: Urangan Community Wellness Centre, Elizabeth St, Urangan (opposite Miller St)

When:  4 x Thursdays: 7, 14, 21 & 28 July 2022

Time: 10.30am-11.30am

Cost: $20 per person (includes 4 lessons, tuition, notes and tea and coffee). Concessions: No Cost/Government supported for Cashless Debit Card (CDC) participants.

* This course is best suited for beginners aged 16 and over. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bookings: Please book as soon as possible as numbers are limited. Bookings are essential.

This event is part of the HBNC’s Local Learning Network, a series of courses and workshops aimed at introducing Fraser Coast residents to new ideas, skills and friends.

About your volunteer instructors:

Jim Daniell and Mez Smith are well known founders of the Humps Ukulele Group in Hervey Bay. The group has been running for nine years and has more than 200 members. Jim is a local musician and loves leading the local Ukulele group with Mez. They have kindly donated their time and expertise to teach members of the community this fun and easy instrument.

Q - What do I need to bring?

A – If you have your own Ukulele please bring it. If you don't have your own Ukulele yet we will have some for you to use during the first sessions. If you would like advice on which type of Ukulele to purchase please email [email protected]

Q – What if I can’t attend or need to cancel?

A – If you cannot attend please let the Learning Hub know by calling 41943000 or Contact Us Here. Cancellations made at least 24 hours prior to the event will be offered a refund.

Q – Is this event Covid Safe?

A - Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre adheres to strict COVID safe practices. We ask that all attendees practice social distancing and stay home if unwell.

All attendees for events of the Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre must adhere to the following practices:

  • Stay at home if unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath.
  • Seek assistance if becoming unwell during the event (locate security, event officials or first aid)
  • Maintaining physical distancing requirements is the individuals' responsibility


Thank you for your interest in this event.

Apologies, this event is now at capacity and tickets have been sold out.

We would love to see you at one of out other events, to find out what else is on at the Local Learning Network events and workshops please visit our webpage.

If you would like to join the waiting list or be notified if this particular event is being run again please email us at [email protected]