Grand Northern Ukulele Festival 2023
Fri 16 - Sun 18 June
This multi-award-winning event is quirky, bold, welcoming and it’s back!
GNUF – A Grand Northern Ukulele Festival is one-of-a-kind featuring ukuleles and so very much more – there is truly something for everyone! Don’t miss out on the fun at this extraordinary event. With world-class live music, inspiring workshops, chances to sing & play along and more, it’s no surprise that it sells out every year.
GNUF showcases some of the best talent on four strings from around the world and across the country. This year sees Cynthia Lin, Abe Lagrimas Jr, and Ukulenny making their UK debut performing as U3. We’re excited to welcome the UK’s very own Phil Doleman. As always, there will be dozens of other new and established acts from all over. The festival is known for innovation and engaging surprises and this year there are some absolute treats in store.
The Grand Northern Ukulele Festival takes place over three days (Friday 16 - Sunday 18 June 2023).
All festival tickets booked are valid for all three days.
Sat 17 June 2023
Lawrence Batley Theatre - Whole Building and Courtyard
£5.00 - £58.00
GNUF attendees need wristbands to enter stages at the Lawrence Batley Theatre. You can collect your wristband by showing your ticket or by giving your last name and showing ID at any of the festival hubs on Friday or at the festival merch table (opposite the Lawrence Batley Theatre Box Office) on Saturday and Sunday.
Friday Festival Hubs operate from 12pm to 5pm. There is one at the Head of Steam by Huddersfield Train Station and another at Parish (conveniently located right next door to the Lawrence Batley Theatre).
Saturday and Sunday wristband collection takes place in Lawrence Batley Theatre from 9:45am.
Workshops and Schedule
There are a wide range of workshops available to book. GNUF is proud to offer a wide-range of unique and engaging learning experiences from some of the best instructors! If you have yet to book onto workshops, it is not too late! Information about those can be found on the GNUF website. Where spaces are still available, they can be booked right up to the workshop start time.
The full festival schedule can also be found on the GNUF website.