Royal Academy Artists, Art, Ukuleles, a storming Ukulele Orchestra concert, famous faces and a worthwhile contemporary cause.... Art on a Ukulele presents an evening with The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (UOGB) and some very special guests.
The UKs foremost luthier Pete Howlett has produced a suite of ukuleles in Churchstoke Alder especially for the UOGB to play on September 12 at The Jazz Café where the orchestra will be giving a concert, with celebrity guests and celebrity presenters, including Jon Snow and more to be announced.
The ukuleles have been painted by some of the best contemporary artists in the UK and Europe including Allen Jones RA, Mick Rooney RA, Anne Desmet RA, David McKean, Ramiro Fernandes Saus, David Inshaw, Cathie Pilkington RA, Lisa Wright and many, many more. The ukuleles will be on show at on the night and will be auctioned shortly after. All the money raised will go to The Hepatitis C Trust’s campaign to eliminate hepatitis C in the UK by the year 2030.