Ukulele Festival of Scotland

Responsive Web Design for Festival Event in Scotland

Event websites are so much fun to work on, always interesting and different. Updating each year for the new line-up or theme and seeing how the event develops over time. Keeping the website content and design fresh and individual is of upmost importance, events need to be unique and creative to ensure continued attendance.

This particular music festival is based in Dumfries, Scotland. A very niche musical event in that it’s dedicated entirely to the Ukulele. The organisers who put on an incredible festival each year, insist that every act is of the highest calibre and features the ukulele throughout.

Widely regarded as the largest event of it’s kind in the world, with some 800 or more visitors each year. The Ukulele Festival of Scotland has firmly established it’s place in the calendar of any ukulele player out there.

“White Rabbit was absolutely brilliant, really efficient and approachable. A big thank you for all your hard work and support on the website, and patience when coping with those of us who are technologically challenged! Thank you so much.” Linda Butterworth – Festival Director


With the continued support of White Rabbit, providing a responsive website to host important event information about the festival, an online ticketing and ukulele workshop booking system, social media assistance with creating the accounts and increasing followers. Resulting in a huge social following and attendance for an event of this kind, which is only now in it’s third year (2018).

Some of the particular features of this website design are detailed below:

  • PDF Festival Programme Download

  • Mailing List Integration

  • Call To Action Banner

  • Social Media Integrations

  • Online Box Office

  • Competition Entry Forms

  • SSL Securely Encrypted Website

  • Festival Photo Gallery

  • Browser Notifications

  • Facebook Chatbot

  • Automated Event Announcements

Festival goers and website visitors can open communications over several different platforms and devices. Subscribe to the event’s mailing list, receive browser notification updates from the event website and even engage with the festival’s chatbot via FB Messenger, to find information about the event and receive updates on the festival. Using some of the latest communication technology and methods to schedule updates, interact with festival visitors and maintain interest.

Here’s a great video from Manitoba Hal Brolund, one of the regular performers at the festival:

Check out the website and if you’re in Scotland at the time of the festival, be sure to take a visit to Dumfries for the Ukulele Festival of Scotland.

Visit the website at ukulelefestivalofscotland.co.uk


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