Wirral’s Ukulele festival is now on

Wirral's 47th international Ukulele festival of Great Britain is underway.

Staged this year at Stairways in Birkenhead, it was opened by former fairground announcer Eddi Tokens, with performances from Twangy Twang, The Window Cleaners and local hit sensation Arthur Stout and the pork scratchings.

Also appearing this year are The Les Bos, Charlie Lineswhite and local DJ and ukulele enthusiast Pete Pric, to name a few.

The festival starts tonight at 8pm and continues all week. Tickets are available from the Sue Ryder shop, Liscard.