Wigan youngsters get in tune with the ukulele

​The ukulele has had a century-old association with Wigan, thanks to a certain internationally acclaimed entertainer, and the George Formby Society has been ensuring that the legend lives on.

Tuesday, 12th October 2021, 2:05 pm
Dennis Lee, vice president of the George Formby Society, visits Year Two pupils at Hindley Junior and Infant school, as the class history topic is George Formby

Its vice-president Dennis Lee was at Hindley Junior and Infants School to give some of its pupils a ukulele lesson as part of their history studies.

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Pupils at Hindley Junior and Infant school are learning about George Formby
Dennis Lee, vice president of the George Formby Society, visits Year Two pupils at Hindley Junior and Infant school
Pupils at Hindley Junior and Infant school are learning about George Formby