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.

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, and YouTube Channel

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

Happy Days Are Here Again

Happy Days Are Here Again

We’ve been learning and experimenting with audio recording and videoing . One day it will all come together and we might be able to capture that great Spukes sound . This month we’ve got a uke version of a Rolling Stones song and a Halloween Special with plenty of sound effects and scary images

We Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere

We Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere

Just like a Saturday afternoon in the Rosebud Memorial Hall, Alan unrehearsed and unprofessional, and Karen calmly keeping him in check. In this month’s episode Karen and Alan chat about Spukes news, some useful websites and what’s going on with our musical friends around the Peninsula. Plus three new songs to play along with.

Vale Kari Pesonen

Vale Kari Pesonen

We were saddened to receive word that Kari Pesonen passed on last weekend. He was a big man with a big heart and was a popular member of our group.

Pokarekare Ana

Pokarekare Ana

We don’t have many songs we sing in a ‘foreign’ language. Everyone knows Pokarekare Ana. Either the Seekers version or the one learned in primary schools all over Australia. Constant repetition does not seem to take the gloss from this lovely song. We offer a nice...

Next Sessions

Participants are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status or proof of medical exemption as a condition of entry.
Session cost $5 per person including refreshments.



Saturday Morning

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Saturday Afternoon

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Monday Morning

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Community Events

Times and locations vary so check each event for full details
Venues only allow limited numbers of performers or have access restrictions. Do not arrive at Community Events unless you have confirmed your participation with Karen or Alan.

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