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Lemon day

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Here for Halloween …

This year’s spooky offering from Fran….

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Fran’s Ukulele party

A big THANK YOU to Fran for hosting a delightful afternoon playing (and dancing…) in her lovely garden in the summer sunshine!

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Something spooky…

…turned up to our meeting on Thursday! Scared the life out of us all…..

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WUG Festival Players 2018

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Seasonal songbook

Hello Wuggers, The Christmas songs are now in the WUG Seasonal Songbook and can be downloaded as separate sheets. You’ll find them in the Our Music menu under Christmas Songs.

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Songbooks

Hello Wuggers, You will see our complete songbook has been divided up into Songbooks 1,2 and 3 with 4 and 5 shortly to follow. Those with tablets can just download these songbooks. Those with sheets can divide their complete songbook

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Uke East

Uke East 2018 starts on Friday September 21st with the Open Mic Night at The Coachmakers Arms. There will be events in and around The Norwich Arts Centre all day on Saturday 22nd and the Big Busk will be on

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Thursday’s gig

Wymondham Music Festival, June 28 2018 at Wymondham Methodist Church, 1pm. Can all players try to assemble early, perhaps no later than 12.40, so that we have some sort of warm-up time together. Location of Wymondham Methodist Church    

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More new songs

Hello all, I have added some new and revised songs to the website and updated the songbook and setlist. The songs are: Bird Dog, Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree, If You Were The Only Girl In The World, I’m

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New songs added

Hello Wuggers I’ve added three new songs to the song list: Can’t Help Falling in Love, I’m A Believer and What a Wonderful World. I’ve also updated Hello Mary Lou, so you’ll need to download or print off the new

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Finger-pickin’ good!

Hello all, I’ve added some more finger-picking songs from Alan to the website. They are: On Top Of Old Smokey, Morning Has Broken and Daisy Bell and are in the finger-picking section. I’ve also updated the finger-picking songbook. Hope you

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Songlist for February and March club nights

Hello Wuggers, Here is a list of songs we will be playing during the next two months. There are about six more here than were on the last list that Roy sent, so just check you have them all. The

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Beatles on board…

Hello Wuggers, I have recently uploaded a raft of Beatles songs as single pages and also in a songbook. You’ll find them easily from the Our Music tab in a pop-down menu called Beatles songs. Looking forward to having ukulele

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New songs added and songbooks updated.

Hello Wuggers, I’ve uploaded some new songs which have also been included in the WUG songbook. They are: Deep In The Heart of Texas, Singing In The Rain, Things, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow and the WUG Intro version

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New songs added

Hello folks, I have added a few new songs to the songbook. They are indicated in bold on the index, but here’s a list anyway: Act Naturally; Daydream Believer; Daydream; Every Day; For Me And My Gal; If You Were

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New song update

I have added a new medley ‘I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles/Daisy Bell’ to the website. You can print off the song from the index, but it isn’t in the songbook yet as there are several other songs to upload and the

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Message from Roy

‘Morning Wuggers As I tentatively put a toe outside the back door and very quickly bring it back in, I note that the apparently warm sun that I can see through my window flatters to deceive me and it really

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Christmas set list and What’s On in December

Hello Wuggers! After Tuesday’s Christmas song run through, there are a couple of very small amendments to the Wug intro, Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl and Morningtown Ride which have all been updated on the website. The set list has

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Updates to seasonal songs

Hello! After Tuesday’s meeting, five of the seasonal songs have been updated. They are: Jingle Bells, Let it Snow, Morningtown Ride, Rudolph, the Red-nosed Reindeer and Winter Wonderland. The seasonal songbook has been updated and the Complete songbook has been

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A note from Colin

Hi Wuggers Just to say thank you all who attended last night’s meeting.  In the words of Frankie Vallie, “Oh what a night”.  We found ourselves devoid of a “musical director”! and to say a pressed man is better than a

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February 2017

Our February meetings got off to a flying start with the Group’s 3rd anniversary party.  Once again, The Green Dragon produced an excellent buffet for the 25 or so people who came along.  During the evening several members entertained the rest

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January update

Both our January sessions produced a good turnout of 18 players including one new member: all suitably refreshed after the Christmas break. A few new tunes were successfully introduced and more updated and new versions are now on our website

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Happy 2017!

Phew: December has been a very busy month for the Group.  We gave five performances during the month at various venues in and around Wymondham, including one on the same day as our Christmas Party. All were well-received, especially the one

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November News

It’s been a busy time for the Wymondham Ukulele Group with a couple of performances in November as well as our regular  bi-monthly meetings.  Our main aim is to have fun and enjoy ourselves and this has gradually developed to

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Happy New Year!

2016 has got off to a good start.  Our January meetings proved to be more popular than ever, with 21 players attending our second session of the month, plus 2 visitors to Wymondham from Spalding who came along and joined

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November update

We gave two performances in November, one in Wymondham for Lemon Day and another at Attleborough Day Centre. The Attleborough gig in particular was very lively and included several solo singing and playing spots. The whole event was very well

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October meetings

October has been another busy month for the ukulele group.  As well as our usual bi-monthly sessions, we entertained residents at the Leonard Cheshire home in East Carleton, again appearing with Karyn Roe and her puppets.  The concert was well

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January meeting

Three new faces resulted in an excellent turnout at the January meeting. A new version of ‘Swinging on a Star’ was tried out, plus ‘Brown-Eyed Girl’ and a selection of favourites to form a set list for playing in Wymondham library

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December Meeting

The pre-Christmas meeting went with a seasonal ‘twang’ as the group tried out several Christmas songs plus old favourites.  Several newcomers attended which swelled the ranks and added to the volume. We are holding an extra meeting on Tuesday 6

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Seasonal greetings!

Well, we’ve certainly had a busy few months at Wymondham Ukulele Group.  We’ve been having our usual meetings, which have been great fun and well attended, and we’ve also been having  occasional meetings in between just to get together and

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Busking day videos

Uh-oh!  Video evidence has emerged of us at Wymondham’s busking day!

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July – rehearsing for Carnival!

The July meeting of the group attracted another good turnout and we were pleased to welcome a couple of new faces.  Most of the evening was taken up rehearsing for our short performance on Carnival Day, including ‘Bad Moon Rising’

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New sounds in June

The June meeting attracted several more newcomers making it the largest meeting so far.  These included a banjo player and a guitarist who both provided added interest to the music.  A variety of tunes were played during the session and

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New faces at our May meeting

Two more new faces were welcomed at the May meeting of Wymondham Ukulele Group on 20 May. We enjoyed a rousing session playing a variety of songs ranging from The Beatles to Dolly Parton.  Once again no-one was in a

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Our April meeting

Thanks so much for making last night such fun.  To those who could not make it, we hope to see you next time. There was a bit of a hiccup as the Green Dragon was double-booked but Julie came to

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Welcome

This blog is about Wymondham Ukulele Group. We hold meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at The Green Dragon 7 – 9pm.  It’s a fun session and all abilities welcome.  Please come along and join in!

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