Southern Peninsula Ukulele Group

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Southern Peninsula Ukulele Group
Rosebud, Victoria, Australia

SPUKES is a community based ukulele group located in Rosebud where people of all ages come together to enjoy a few hours of ukulele strumming, singing and friendship.  We meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the Month and alternate Mondays.

Throughout the year we play at various events such as the Rosebud Kite Festival, Buskfest, Christmas Parade and other community based fundraising events.

Next Sessions and Events

Saturdays with Karen and Alan

Saturdays (12 noon – 3 pm) at Rosebud Memorial Hall
Held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month attract 60 to 70 members on average. $5 per session including afternoon tea.

Date/Time Details
09/02/2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Welcome back. Our first Saturday group for 2019.
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

After our Christmas / New Year break the start of a new year for SPUKES. We are all looking forward to a great start to 2019.


23/02/2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Saturday Group Session


23/03/2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Saturday Group Session


Alan's Monday Morning Mayhem

Mondays (9:30 am – 11:30 am) at Rosebud Memorial Hall
This smaller group meets on the first and third Mondays of the month. $5 per session including morning tea.

Date/Time Details
04/02/2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am
First for the year. Alan's Monday sessions resume
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

The first Monday session for 2019


18/02/2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Monday Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Monday Group Session


04/03/2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Monday Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Monday Group Session


Community Events

Times and locations vary so check each event for full details
Some venues only allow limited numbers of performers or have access limitations. Karen or Alan will have all the information.

Date/Time Details
21/01/2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Australia Day Rehearsal
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

We will select our performance songs from the shortlist and run through them to get ready for our Australia Day performance at Dromana.


26/01/2019
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Dromana Australia Day Festival
Dromana Foreshore, Dromana Victoria

We will meet at the Dromana Pier at 11:30am and are playing from 11:50am – 12:15pm.


Our Latest News

We post short items that may be of interest to our members, new members, our local community and the wider music community as well.

You can see more news on our Facebook page.

Our regular newsletter is sent to all members and any one else interested. You can subscribe using the form further down this page.

Chris Dovey Uke Maker

Chris Dovey Uke Maker

There are only a handful of ukulele luthiers in Australia and they all come from a musical background. Chris Dovey of Rosebud came to music and SPUKES through his skills in fine woodworking.

Rosebud Rock Fest November 2018

The Rosebud Foreshore RockFest is a fun filled festival celebrating all that was great from the ‘50’s & ‘60’s. SPUKES will be playing as a part of the street entertainment on Saturday 17th November 2018.

In Full Swing at Village Glen Aged Care

SPUKES returned to Village Glen Aged Care Residences (formerly known as Ti Tree Lodge) on Wednesday 18th July. We performed a one hour set and entertained around 60 people plus support staff.

Vale Rex Stokes

Rex Stokes is now at peace after a six month struggle with cancer. A dozen members represented SPUKES at his funeral by playing and singing ‘You Are My Sunshine’ at the service.

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