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
27/10/2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Group Session


10/11/2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Group Session
Rosebud Memorial Hall, Rosebud Victoria

Group Session


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

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
05/11/2018
All Day
No Session Melbourne Cup Weekend

Monday Group Session


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
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
19/10/2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
39+ Organisation
39+ Respite and Support Services, Rosebud Victoria

Meet at 1:00pm for a one hour set from 1:30 to 2:30. Bring your ukes and a music stand to share. Alan will bring the song books.


13/11/2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
39+ Organisation
39+ Respite and Support Services, Rosebud Victoria

Meet at 1:00pm for a one hour set from 1:30 to 2:30. Bring your ukes and a music stand to share. Alan will bring the song books.


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!


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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