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  • Introductory info:

    • Wivelele is a friendly group of ukulele players in and around the Wivey area who enjoy playing, singing and learning together
    • New members are always welcome, from complete beginners wanting to try out the ukulele, to experienced players
    • We meet in the Upper Hall of the Wiveliscombe community centre on Monday evenings 7.15-9.15pm. The first half hour is for beginners, experienced members happy to help are always welcomed. 
    • A wide variety of songs chosen and collected by members. Our Songbooks can be downloaded from this page (together with the correction slip for Songbook 1). Songbook 2 can also be downloaded here: Wivelele Songbook 2
    • For more details contact wivey.ukulele@gmail.com
  • Wivelele Songsheets

    have been collected for personal enjoyment, research and educational use by Wivelele members. They represent interpretations of material and may not be identical to the original versions, which are the copyright of their respective owners. We are very appreciative of the various websites and ukulele groups which have provided us with a rich resource, including those listed above. Our particular gratitude goes to TUSC and HUG for their kind support in setting up Wivelele and continuing links.

  • Wivelele on YouTube

    from the Concert with Wivey Community Choir at St Andrews 30 March 2017:

    Let it Be & Things (control & click links)

  • Links to useful sources of songbooks, tuition & resources: (control & click)

    Songbooks & sheet collections:

    Richard G's Songbook (ScorpexUke) : over a 1,000 songs, sortable by title, artist, chords etc

    Stewart Greenhill :  interactive songsheets with videos, sortable as above

    Jim Carey:  massive songbook with facility to transpose

    Ukulele Groups’ Songbooks:

    TUSC (Taunton Ukulele Strummers Club)

    HUG (Headcorn Ukulele Group, Kent)

    Moselele (Moseley Ukulele Group, Birmingham): they sell their bespoke ukuleles Bambookuleles direct

    Uke Tunes (Ian of Southampton Ukulele Jam)

    Tuition & Advice:

    Ukulele Hunt: lots of info & resources including chords

    UkeSyllabus:  basic music theory for the ukulele

    Song from Alfie's February 2017 workshops:

    What’s Up - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NXnxTNIWkc

    The Cynthia Lin tutorials Wivelele are using (see the PDF songsheets for download) :

    Cynthia Lin on-line Chucking Tutorial

    Cynthia Lin on-line Over the Rainbow tutorial

    Iz singing Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World medley

    Cynthia Lin on-line Island strum tutorial, using Stand by Me

    Local Ukulele friendly Music Shops:

    Bath Place Music: 9 Bath Place, Taunton, 01823 617177, lots of ukes & accessories, repair and set-up service..

    Strings'n'Things Music, Bridgewater: Long established “Aladdin’s cave of Musical Instruments” & advice.

    They recommend  'Absolute Beginner Ukulele' book, with CD, by Steven Sproat. Wivelele also recommend the handy uke case size 'Ukulele Chord Dictionary' by Morton Manus.

    Note-Orious Music shop, Taunton: music books & basic supplies