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
24/11/2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Group Session


08/12/2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Christmas Break Up Party
Rye Civic Hall, Rye Victoria

Our last Saturday Group Session for the year. At Rye Civic Hall, not Rosebud.


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
19/11/2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Monday Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Monday Group Session


03/12/2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am
No Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Alan is unavailable so no Monday Group Session today


17/12/2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am
No Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Alan is unavailable so no Monday Group Session today


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
17/11/2018
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Rosebud Rock Fest
Vinnies Rosebud, Rosebud Vic

SPUKES will be playing as a part of the street entertainment outside Vinnies Op Shop, beside Baker Boys. Meet there at 11:30am. We’ll play from 12 to 12.45. Dress for the occasion please!


17/11/2018
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
SPUKES Dinner at the Peninsula Club
The Peninsula Club Dromana, Dromana Victoria

SPUKES Dinner. Details to follow


25/11/2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McCrae Lions Club Lighthouse Christmas Carols
McCrae Lighthouse, McCrae Victoria

We will be on stage for 15 to 20 minutes sometime between 7 30pm and 9 30pm. Exact times will be confirmed soon.


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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