“Uke on The Tyne” (the free Ukulele Festival previously known as “Strum on The Tyne”) is part of the Crossing The Tyne Festival.

  • The “Crossing The Tyne Festival” is a completely voluntary event.
  • All venues, performers and organisers give their performance spaces, equipment, time, talents and energies for free – to entertain, enjoy the community spirit and raise funds for good causes.
  • The Crossing The Tyne Festival was recognised by the Great Exhibition of The North 2018 as an Inspirational Event!

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Uke on The Tyne 2021

  • date and venue to follow!
  • will be fund-raising for the “Crossing The Tyne Festival” 2021 Charity: “RNLI Lifeboats

RNLI Fundraising

Many Thanks!

To The Magnesia Bank for welcoming us at very short notice and hosting “Strum on The Tyne” 2018!  We were back at the “Maggie Bank” for the 2019 “Strum on The Tyne” as part of the “Crossing the Tyne Festival”.

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RAFFLE

Raffle Donations welcome! All proceeds to RNLI Lifeboats

Facebook Event

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Contact

If you have already contacted Liz Panton to say that you / your band would like to perform at “Strum on The Tyne 2021”, you do not need to get in touch again – you are already on the list!

Contact Liz Panton about “Strum on The Tyne” Ukulele Festival


Archive: Uke on The Tyne – previous years

Strum on The Tyne 2019

  • over 100 people performed on two stages at the Magnesia Bank, North Shields
  • we helped raise £4,082.06 for the “Crossing The Tyne Festival” 2019 Charity, RNLI Lifeboats

Strum on The Tyne 2018

  • over 100 people performed on two stages at the Magnesia Bank, North Shields
  • we raised £220 out of a total of £1,044.50 for the “Crossing The Tyne Festival” 2018 Charity, “Metro Radio Cash for Kids”

Strum on The Tyne 2017 

  • over 100 people performed on two stages outside the Old Low Light Heritage Centre in North Shields
  • we raised £122 for the “Crossing The Tyne Festival” 2017 Charity, Oxfam.

We were very lucky with the weather – and the year before as well!

We would like to thank the Old Low Light Heritage Centre in North Shields for their hospitality in hosting “Strum on The Tyne” in 2016 and 2017!