Men’s Sheds Cymru and Gwanwyn Festival take home 2016 Epic Award for Pimp My Uke

Posted Monday, April 4th, 2016

We’re thrilled and humbled to share the news that Men’s Sheds Cymru and Gwanwyn Festival won an Epic Award at Cardiff Castle on Saturday night for the project Pimp My Uke. There were so many great projects on the shortlist that we still can’t really take it in.

Welsh Epic Award Winners 2016

Welsh Epic Award Winners 2016

Gwanwyn Festival Coordinator Emma Robinson had this to say:

‘We’re delighted to share this award with our friends at Men’s Sheds Cymru, we’re so chuffed to have won. It was an inspirational evening and a real joy to share and meet with the other projects from across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The Shedders are now taking the brave step from ukuleles to Appalachian Mountain Dulcimers (naturally!) and we’re working on a Men’s Shed version of an Eisteddofod for later this year. So watch this space!’

pimp my uke

To find out more about Men’s Sheds Cymru, or to make contact with a Men’s Sheds project near you please visit their website.

More on Pimp My Uke
on YouTube. Crank up the volume for this one!

More information about the 2016 Epic Awards including a list of winners

Finally we want to congratulate all the other nominee and winners of the 2016 Epic Awards, particularly our fellow Welsh winners, Strike a Chord and Black History Month Wales. Well done everyone! Stay in touch!