Sunday Ukes Dates 2016 and 2017 latest updates! – The Millstone | @millstoneSthGos

Sunday Ukes sessions, The Millstone, 2 – 4pm unless otherwise stated:

  • Nov 20 CANCELLED
  • Dec 4  THE CUMBERLAND ARMS, BYKER (same venue as Thursdays)
  • Dec 18: Xmas Party!

2017

  • Jan 8
  • Jan 22
  • Feb 5
  • Feb 19
  • more dates to follow . . .

 

More Info:

The Sunday Sessions are not suitable for “beginners” – but ALL Thursday and Sunday session players are invited to the Xmas Party!

The Millstone: website

For calendar updates and more information about Sunday Uke Sessions and The Millstone see: Sunday Uke Sessions @ The Millstone South Gosforth

The Millstone

 

ps. See this page for information about Thursday Sessions

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James Hill and Anne Janelle – Cumbria Tour November 2016 | @HighlightsEvent | #ruraltouring

Yes, it’s true! James Hill and Anne Jannelle are all over Cumbria like a rash!!!

There are definitely tickets left for Haltwhistle at the time of writing – see this Highlights North Rural Touring Scheme page for all  James Hill and Anne Janelle Cumbrian tour dates and tickets

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“Four strings and a favourite chocolate bar: that’s all James Hill – “possibly the best ukulele player in the world” (Waikato Times) – and Anne Janelle – “a cellist of true beauty” (Ottawa Citizen) – had in common when they first met. It was more than enough.

It’s true: opposites attract. James grew up playing folk, jazz and blues on his ukulele while Anne was exclusively a classical cellist. But the pair’s differences quickly became their biggest asset. The uke is high, the cello is low; the uke plays short notes, the cello long bow strokes; the uke is all about strumming while the cello radiates melody. Like shadows and light in an old photograph, these contrasts are complementary. “We’re like a pair of dancers who can’t step on each other’s feet,” jokes James.”

Checking out campsites near Haltwhistle as we speak!  :-)

Thursday Ukes – NO SESSION on Nov 3rd! | @thecumby

SEPTEMBER 1st – The Cumberland Arms does not open until 5:00 on Sept 1st NOVEMBER 3rd – NO SESSION (Wooler Weekend Away 4th-5th) TIME AND VENUE Thursday Sessions: 6:00 – 8:00 The Cumberland Arms James Place Street Byker Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LD PDF File: PRINT DATES DATES: Sept – Dec 2016 Sept 1 – Ukes4Fun with […]

Follow this link for more info: Thursday Ukes – not every Thursday! | @thecumby — Ukes4Fun

Sunday Ukes Dates 2016 – next session Oct 23rd – The Millstone | @millstoneSthGos

Sunday Ukes sessions, The Millstone, 2 – 4pm unless otherwise stated:

  • Oct 23
  • Nov 6 CANCELLED
  • Nov 20
  • Dec 4
  • Dec 18: Xmas Party!
  • more dates to follow . . .

 

More Info:

The Sunday Sessions are not suitable for “beginners” – but ALL Thursday and Sunday session players are invited to the Xmas Party!

The Millstone: website

For calendar updates and more information about Sunday Uke Sessions and The Millstone see: Sunday Uke Sessions @ The Millstone South Gosforth

The Millstone

 

Billy O’Shea – Ukes4Fun falling down with The Attic Band | @theatticband | @thecumby

 

Denis Bostock leads Ukes4Fun and The Attic Band with a rousing rendition of Billy O’Shea on 15th September.  Solos from Andy Seagroatt on fiddle, Lucy Falkenau on penny whistle and Keith Perry on ukulele.

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Denis

 

Many thanks to Ted Hall, visiting from St Ives, and his daughter Elizabeth for the video!

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Ted

Thursday Ukes – not every Thursday! | @thecumby

  • SEPTEMBER 1st – The Cumberland Arms does not open until 5:00 on Sept 1st
  • NOVEMBER 3rd – NO SESSION (Wooler Weekend Away 4th-5th)

TIME AND VENUE

Thursday Sessions:  6:00 – 8:00

The Cumberland Arms
James Place Street
Byker
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 1LD

PDF File: PRINT DATES

DATES: Sept – Dec 2016

Sept 1 –  Ukes4Fun with Dot and Misspent Uke
Sept 8 –  Ukes4Fun New/Old Songs with Denis/Lizzie
Sept 15 – Ukes4Fun with Dot and Misspent Uke
Sept 22 – NO SESSION
Sept 29 – NO SESSION

Oct 6 –  Ukes4Fun with Dot and Misspent Uke
Oct 13 – Ukes4Fun New/Old Songs with Denis/Lizzie
Oct 20 – Ukes4Fun with Dot and Misspent Uke
Oct 27 – NO SESSION

Nov 3 – NO SESSION (updated 21 Oct)
Nov 10 – Ukes4Fun New/Old Songs with Denis/Lizzie
Nov 17 – Ukes4Fun with Dot and Misspent Uke
Nov 24 – NO SESSION

Dec 1 –  Ukes4Fun with Dot and Misspent Uke
Dec 8 –  Ukes4Fun New/Old Songs with Denis/Lizzie
Dec 15 – Ukes4Fun with Dot and Misspent Uke
Dec 22 – NO SESSION
Dec 29 – NO SESSION

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1st and 3rd Thursdays: Dot and Misspent Uke

  • The usual sessions with Misspent Uke.
  • We would like to ask for 6-9 months playing experience and offer support to anyone wishing to improve.

2nd Thursdays: Denis, Lizzie and Fiona

  • Includes more time for introducing new songs and reintroducing old songs.
  • You can use the email list to send song sheets for songs, links to video or recordings of songs, etc.
  • Please remember to bring at least 10 song sheets for new songs.
  • You can also use the email list to send song sheets to everyone and to let Denis and the rest of us know what you are planning.
  • If you want to give even more of a “heads up” you can include links to video or audio recordings of songs in your email. Some uke groups do this a lot more than we do and it helps to get everyone up to speed more quickly by practicing new songs between sessions. (Now there’s an idea for how to keep off the streets and stay out of trouble when we haven’t got a Thursday session!)

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Thursday Ukes – next session Aug 25 | @thecumby

We are starting back from the Summer Break a week early for another Birthday Celebration – this time for Christine Bostock and Fiona Buckley on 25 August!

Thursday Sessions are 6:00 – 8:00

The Cumberland Arms
James Place Street
Byker
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 1LD

More info about Thursday Ukulele Sessions

Vicky Lee's beautiful marquetry table-tops at the Cumberland Arms