Another Lovely Visitor!


On Tuesday evening we were joined by Meg who is visiting the area from Northumberland.  She plays with  The Angel Delights a ukulele group based in Wooler, they have recently played at Alnwick International music festival and like most ukulele groups play to raise funds for charity.  We have had a lot of visitors this year from other ukulele groups and it has been great to share experiences and songs with them.  Some of us, whilst on our holidays, have visited other ukulele groups too and as usual a great evening is had by all!



St Michaels Hospice Vintage Fair and RSPCA Bluebell Ridge

Well, we have been busy recently playing to help raise funds for two very worthwhile charities and having a whale of a time! We were hoping to play outside at the Vintage Fair but the weather decided otherwise and in the end we played amongst all the wonderful items on offer in the main tent to a lovely audience!

If you have not been to St Michaels Hospice Vintage Fair before put a note in your diary for next year, lots to see and do along with helping a very worthwhile Charity.  Here we are enjoying ourselves.






Blue Bell Ridge RSPCA Cat rehoming Centre in Hastings  is a joy to visit, The cats are so well cared for by the wonderful staff and  volunteers and it was very difficult for the band, who are all animal lovers with quite a few of our own, not to come home with a new member of the family!   If you are looking for a new cat to join your family, look no further.  We enjoyed delicious cake with our tea and a great time was had by all. We have been invited to return to help them with their fund raising and we shall be very happy to do so.   Lovely sunny day at this one!





Lovely to have Visitors!

Over the last few weeks we have enjoyed welcoming visitors to our Tuesday night Jam sessions.  Rye has lots of festivals and lots of people come to the area on holiday so it is great when fellow ukulele players look us up. Recently Jeremy from Hanwell Ukulele Group came and played with us, a good time was had by all as usual and we hope that next time he is down this way he makes sure he is here on a Tuesday so he can join us again.

Here he is with a Rye Ukulele  Festival 2016 badge, good man!




Pevensey Ukulele Group (PUG) Festival

What a special day we had at Pevensey’s first Ukulele Festival!  There is something very special about Ukulele groups, always a warm welcome and a feeling of family, our love of that little instrument binds us together! There were some great groups and we played into the afternoon.  We also met a lot of our friends that had played at our festival this year and it was lovely to be told that Pevensey  was another group that our festival in Rye had inspired to hold their own.  I think as time goes on we will have a summer full of Ukulele Festivals in the South East and all I can say is Yaay!







Playing on a Sunny Afternoon in the Summertime, in the Summertime….

One of the great things of belonging to such a special place as Rye is that we are asked to playing is some secret places, and so it was at the recent fund raising event for Rye’s Bonfire Society. A beautiful garden tucked away behind the high street where there were many stalls selling a myriad of things, along with tea and cake what more could you want! 

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The Stars Were Out and Shinng Bright deep in the heart of err…..East Sussex……!

What a beautiful evening for our club  summer party bash Friday evening! This year we combined our 4th Birthday Party with the event and Ali produced a wonderful cake along with various cup cakes for us all to enjoy as well, yum!

A  great evening was had by all with lots of uke playing and games and as soon as we were replete with picnics and a sherbet or two some great separate performances and sing a longs!

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