Summer Strum is a not-for-profit, self funded event organised and run by a team of fantastic volunteers! The cost of staging the festival is met by sponsorship, grants, fundraising by and the regions' ukulele community and the support of various businesses - see Friends of the Festival.


It is because of this support that the 'Strum' is able to remain a free to enter event.


Pop these fundraisers and promo events in your diaries and come and support your local community festival:


CAKE DECORATING DEMO with Marion Frost: a Summer Strum 2020 Fundraiser - Friday 26th July 7-9pm Melrose Hall, Hoylake

Do you have a special event this year? Would you love to make a cake but don't know where to start?

Then join Marion Frost from Patchwork Cutters ( as she shows you everything you need to know from drip cakes to wedding cakes, quick sugar flowers and modelling.

Tickets are £6.50 (plus booking fee online) and include tea/coffee biscuits and a free raffle ticket for one of the demonstration cakes. There will also be the main raffle and tickets can be purchased on the night. A large screen for easy viewing and tickets are limited so don't miss out!

A percentage of event ticket sales will go towards Summer Strum 2020. Online ticket sales HERE


Fundraising & Promo

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Hoylake RFC - Carham Road - Hoylake - Wirral - Merseyside - CH47 4FF


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(oh yes there are TWO raffles!)


We are again raising money for Wirral Hospice St Johns and Wirral Mind. All proceeds of our raffles over the festival weekend will be donated to these two wonderful places so head to the merch stall and buy your tickets!!


We would like to thank the following companies/people for their generous 2019 prize donations:

Bonanza Ukuleles from Utah (PRIZE FOR SPECIAL RAFFLE - a Bonanzalele with case)

Jake Shimabukuro from Hawaii (PRIZE FOR SPECIAL RAFFLE - signed ukulele) plus more goodies for the regular raffle!



Thornton Hall Hotel

Sainsburys, Hoylake

Chemist & Co

BnQ Bidston

Hatt et Sonet 

Forza Pizza Bar, West Kirby

Liverpool Football Club

Whitts End Wine Bar, Hoylake

The Ship Inn, Hoylake

Tesco, Broughton

Phoenix Legal Services, West Kirby

Karma Indian Restaurant, West Kirby

Morrisons West Kirby

Wirral Traditional Turkeys

John Kelly

David Sung

Pat's mam Fran xx


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