Ukulele for Beginners

Danny Wootton|Wednesday 4th October to Wednesday 18th October

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Learn how to play the marvellous ukulele in just three weeks

Dates: A three-week course, from Wednesday 4th October to Wednesday 18th October

Time: 6:30 – 7.45pm

Location: Upstairs at The Three Kings in Clerkenwell, 7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0DY

*Please note you will need your own ukulele to attend this course. Please do purchase one in advance. We recommend Makala as a good entry level uke, or anything by KALA*

Danny Wootton’s ever popular Ukulele for Beginners course is back, now featuring Prof Tom Fyfe on drums and singer songwriter Charlotte Anne Clark (ARK). We will cover basic chords, strumming, finger picking as well as music theory. Idler ukulele courses are enormous fun, satisfying and include an end of term party and performance to which all friends and family are invited.

We will learn how to play well-known pop songs as well as simple arrangements of medieval and renaissance chord progressions and plucked melodies.

‘We are all musical,’ says Danny Wootton, “The ukulele is an ideal way to re-engage directly with the love of music we are born with.’

Here is a little video of the last beginners ukulele class performing at the end of term party, so you get a bit of an idea of what to expect:

“I no longer need a shrink now I have Danny’s ukulele class each week,” satisfied customer.

About the Tutor

Danny Wootton is a musician and artist who plays in the Sometimes and Forever Band. In the past he has played with Razorlight and Jesus Licks among others. He has been running the Idler Academy’s ukulele programme since March 2011.



A three-week course, from Wednesday 4th October to Wednesday 18th October


6:30 – 7.45pm


Upstairs at The Three Kings in Clerkenwell, 7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0DY


Maximum of 12




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