Venue: Bunch of Grapes Hotel,  No Beginners this week, Meeting at 7pm, Players session about 8pm, on Thursday 19th of September 2019

There are 2 types of classes as follows:

Ukulele - for Absolute Beginners for 2019  - WAITING LIST 2017 AB uke u3a

This class is run by BUG members Clare Lacy and Peta Melbin

Yes! There is a waiting list! Everyone wants to play ukulele - of course! We advise that you look at all the classes available in U3A, becomes a member, and get on the waiting list!  You can attend other U3A events and classes "during the meanwhile" *.

On 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays - 02:15pm-03:15pm

If you have a ukulele brand new out of the box, then this is the class for you.
-Parts of the ukulele, type and size
-Teaching Tuning, C, Am, F, G7, C7, A, D, G, Dm (or less!)
-The strummimg patterns
-Instil a good practice routine for people at home

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Ukulele Players and Singalong

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This class is run by BUG members Jill Clarke and Sue McLachlan.

On 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays - 03:30pm-05:00pm

U3A members who are from beginner to experienced ukulele players, are invited to come along to this enjoyable playing group, with an emphasis on improving playing as part of a group, learning from each other, and be inspired by guest Tutors. Guest tutors to bring in new knowledge.
Also add more chords, more repertoire, note play, movable bar chords, learn a new song with some new skill included, learn how to transpose a song you like to a suitable key for ukulele, tackle more difficult songs, performance practice and performance for those who wish to.
Please email enquiries, to Jill -  or ring the U3A office 0431 859 315 and ask them to email

Other groups

From here you can decide whether to join in with other Ukulele players in the area, for instance, BUG (Ballarat Ukulele Group) meets on Thursday evenings in Ballarat, and the Trentham group meets on Friday mornings. Or we could begin our own playing group.
This site has music and a list of resources.

Experienced people are welcome too, to help with teaching skills and techniques to ukulele beginners.

It costs $50 to join U3A and then you have over 80 different classes/activities to choose from, including Ukulele.

U3A Music options - choose "Music", then scroll to the bottom to see the ukulele classes

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2019 U3A Players Ukulele Class Dates:

6/2 13/2 27/2
6/3 13/3 27/3
3/4 24/4
1/5 8/5 22/5
5/6 12/6 26/6
7/8 14/8 28/8
4/9 11/9
9/10 23/10
13/11 27/11  


2019 U3A Absolute Beginner's Ukulele Class Dates:

6/2 13/2 20/2 27/2
6/3 13/3 20/3 27/3
3/4 24/4
1/5 8/5 15/5 22/5
5/6 12/6 19/6 26/6
17/7 24/7
7/8 14/8 21/8 28/8
4/9 11/9 18/9
9/10 16/10 23/10
13/11 20/11 27/11  



2019 Victoria School Holidays and Term Dates
Term 1 29 January,  5 April 
Term 2 23 April ,  28 June 
Term 3 15 July,  20 September
Term 4 7 October,  20 December 

   We play a mix of songs, easy, intermediate to difficult, everything from the 1930s to the 21st Century, sharing songs, music and techniques. 

We have a lot of fun!

Visitors are made very welcome.

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