There is hope for all of us! Well done Lorraine.
Starting Wednesday 14th March
QUEX UKULELE CLUB
Venue: Quex Barn, Park Lane, Birchington, CT7 0BB
Time: 1900hrs til 2100hrs
(That’s 7pm til 9pm)
Open to all levels, beginners welcome.
Ample Parking. Refreshments available.
£2 per player. Non players are welcome to come along.
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Lessons? It’s one of the things that we get asked most about. Well, it’s the one thing we can’t easily provide where we are. However, we’ve been saying we would start something up in the New Year, and we are now nearly a month into that timescale, so it’s time to get something going.
We are trying to sort out a venue for an all new Ukulele Club in the Continue reading It’s Time….
Another week passes, and with it, another three or four painted Ukuleles have found their way into the public domain. Despite being stocked for the youngsters, it is becoming obvious that two thirds of the basic Ukes that we sell are, in fact, going to the adult population!
It is also noticeable that the same proportion are coloured black! Despite stocking Red, Yellow Continue reading Painted Ukes
The Ukulele, or Ukelele as it is sometimes spelled, and generally referred to as a Uke, is a stringed instrument whose invention is generally attributed to Portuguese immigrants to Hawaii around 1880.
Although there are modern variations, the Uke is generally strung with 4 nylon or gut strings and comes in four recognized sizes. They are: Soprano, the smallest, with a length around 13-14″ from the nut to the saddle. Concert, around 15-16″ for the same Continue reading Ukulele Explained
A post in the forum at UKFolkies made me look at videos on youtube for instructions suitable for beginners. Yes, there are plenty there, using both electronic tuners and tuning by ear. Unfortunately though, the ones I trawled through always missed one or two relevant points. So here is my take on the subject… Continue reading Ukulele tuning for beginners