Monthly Archives: May 2016

Meet the WUGgers

Supermarket assistant and teaching assistant Neville started playing the ukulele, and joined WUG, in late summer 2015. He started playing out of curiosity and a family interest and has an Octopus Soprano. He would like to learn to change chords … Continue reading

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A fun(?) session

Well Tuesdays session was a bit silly in places, but rather fun! I think we can take three things away from it: Rye is going to be just fine We should play Come on Eileen every single session If in … Continue reading

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Music that inspired

Fisherman’s Blues by the Waterboys has been in a WUG Book from the very beginning but, for some reason, we hardly ever played it! Then I saw Dom Hemingway which, although not a great film, had this song in it … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Just a quick reminder that this Tuesday is a WUG Tuesday. We will have a break from videoing you’ll be pleased to hear. For those of you that appreciate classical music, tonight is the concerto final of the BBC Young … Continue reading

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Meet the WUGgers

Sue, a retired housewife, started playing the ukulele by joining WUG in August 2015. Her impetus for starting was seeing WUG play at the Wadhurst Summer Fair and it looked fun and made her smile. She plays a Laka Soprano … Continue reading

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Rye Ukulele Festival update…

Some more information has come through for RUF. There will be 15 groups playing this year and it all kicks off at 12:00. The first busk session will be at 13:50 and the second one will be at 17:35 with … Continue reading

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Rye Uke Festival

We have received the Big Busk Songbook for this year’s festival. It can be found on the WUG Books page.

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Save this date…

We will be performing on the Pantiles bandstand, in Tunbridge Wells, on 17th September as part of a fund-raiser for Anthony Nolan. It will be in the afternoon, exact playing time will follow later. Other uke groups will also be … Continue reading

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The boxer boys…

A fun evening last night! Here’s the video of The Boxer/ When the boys… We need to work a little on the tune for When the boys, but apart from that it’s sounding great!

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Now is the month of maying – fa la la

Happy May Day WUGgers! Whilst thoughts may turn to pole dancing at this time of the year, we have more important things to think about – namely this Tuesday is WUG night. Things are progressing really well with our song … Continue reading

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