Musical pupils in Padiham ready for Christmas concert debut after mastering the art of the ukulele

Ukulele students at Padiham Primary School are put through their paces by music tutor Phil Taylor-Fleming.
Ukulele students at Padiham Primary School are put through their paces by music tutor Phil Taylor-Fleming.
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Musical students at Padiham Primary School are mastering the skill of playing the ukulele.

Year three pupils have been learning the instrument, that originates from Hawaii and was made famous by Lancashire film star and singer George Formby in the 1940s.

Tutor Phil Taylor-Fleming from Lancashire Music Services, has been putting the children through their paces and they have mastered how to play the carol Silent Night in time for a Christmas concert due to be held at the end of this week.