Welcome to the website for Great Central Strummers; Loughborough's Ukulele Group. We meet every Tuesday at The Swan in The Rushes public house from 7pm - 10pm. All players of all abilities are most welcome. The club is free to attend and does not charge subs. We welcome guitarleles, banjoleles, basses and cajons too!
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On Tuesday (13th September), we performed at Derby Heights Care Home. They took a lovely photo of us!
If you would like to use this photo to advertise us, please ask us first using the Contact form.
Some of our members will be at these festivals in 2018:
Yorkshire Dales Weekender, Settle, 23rd – 25th March - A weekend in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales with Dead Mans Uke and Guests.
Lincoln Ukulele Festival, Bishop Grosseteste University, 15th April - A free day festival with Opera-lele!
Ukulele Festival of Scotland, Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries, 27th – 29th April - A fabulous festival with James Hill headlining.
Grand Northern Ukulele Festival, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, 11th – 13th May, a great festival with Andrew Molina, Mr B and loads of other performers!
Winchester Ukulele Festival, Winchester Rugby Club, 1st – 3rd June - A great day festival with international artists and a Friday open mic.
Upton Ukulele Festival, Upton upon Severn, 15th – 17th June - A brand new festival - watch this space!
Parbulele, Parbold, Lancashire ,3rd – 5th August - A lovely weekend festival (Christine is running workshops here!)
Uke East, Norwich Arts Centre, 21st – 23rd September - A fantastic line-up for this friendly city festival.
We usually play songs from the songbooks. Please download the songbooks if you are able. To access the songbooks, please click the buttons. They are all available as .pdf files:
Thank you to everybody who has put up posters, shared them on social media or handed out fliers:
Loughborough's local musical instrument shop.
42 Leicester Rd
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Jackdaw Bygones (now closed)
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