1 (of 10) U3Ukes  
When:
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 13th September 2017 Next meeting: Wed, 29-Aug-18
Where: Eastcott Community Hall, Savernake Street, Old town, SN1 3LZ
Organisers: Phil Goddard, John Loran
Status: Waiting list Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: To facilitate a learning environment of Ukulele technique and musical knowledge in a social group, playing and singing popular songs.

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2 (of 10) Ukulele for Fun  
When:
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 5th September 2017 Next meeting: Tue, 21-Aug-18
Where: Immanuel United Reform Church, Upham Road, SN3 1DH
Organisers: Dave Prior, John Bishop, John Needle
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: Playing the ukulele for fun, using simple chords and songs from various eras and genres. Members will be expected to provide their own ‘C’ tuned wooden ukulele.

3 (of 10) Ukulele Improvers  
When:
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 12th September 2017 Next meeting: Tue, 28-Aug-18
Where: Immanuel United Reform Church, Upham Road, SN3 1DH
Organiser: Stan Byers
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: A group for beginners and improvers to enjoy developing their skills on the ukulele. Occasional 50p for printing

4 (of 10) Guitar  
When:
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 6th September 2017 Next meeting: Wed, 22-Aug-18
Where: Eastcott Community Hall, Savernake Street, Old town, SN1 3LZ
Organisers: Jim Sinclair, Phil Goddard, Celia Honeywill
Status: Waiting list Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: This is a group of friendly and enthusiastic accoustic guitar players of all abilities. We aim to develop our theoretical understanding of music as well as improve technique and learn new songs together. Beginners 2pm, all members from 2.45pm There are occasional costs for printing suggested 50 pence. A commitment to practice is required.

5 (of 10) Uke n'sing  
When:
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 2nd May 2018 Next meeting: Wed, 22-Aug-18
Where: Eastcott Community Hall, Savernake Street, Old town, SN1 3LZ
Organiser: Adele Merrison
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We’re open to any players who know the main chords and have some experience of playing. We play and sing mostly as a whole acoustic group, but with solos and small groups sometimes.We have an extensive songbook, covering many genres, and can play any other songs members suggest. We like to try new things so are very open to members’ ideas about how the group develops. Some of the things we are planning so far are to arrange masterclasses (with visiting guests) to improve our skills, have input from Tutor Gerry on different strumming patterns etc.

6 (of 10) Harmonica  
When:
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 9th May 2018 Next meeting: Wed, 29-Aug-18
Where: Immanuel United Reform Church, Upham Road, SN3 1DH
Organiser: Kaitlin Gabriel
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: Played in a group the result is quite spectacular. No experience required. Just a harmonica (okay, mouthorgan). Which if there isn’t one at the back of a drawer somewhere at home, can be bought for less than a fiver.

7 (of 10) Merribells 'A'  
When:
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 7th September 2017 Next meeting: Thu, 23-Aug-18
Where: Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, SN2 8DA
Organisers: Francis Hobbs, Julia Hobbs (Events)
Status: Unknown Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We aim to perform music of a good standard on handbells for our own enjoyment and for that of others when requested. An ability to read music is necessary.

8 (of 10) Merribells 'B'  
When:
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 14th September 2017 Next meeting: Thu, 30-Aug-18
Where: Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, SN2 8DA
Organiser: Francis Hobbs
Status: Unknown Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: Merribells 'B' acts as a training group for Merribells A and members play music on handbells for their own enjoyment. An ability to read music is desirable.

9 (of 10) Merrifolk  
When:
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 14th September 2017 Next meeting: Thu, 30-Aug-18
Where: Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, SN2 8DA
Organisers: Rosemary Prior, Jenny Badger (Bookings), Adrian Randell-Sly
Status: Waiting list Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We enjoy playing folk music together, entertaining groups with a one hour programme of music, song and comic verse. We are at full capacity, but will help to start up another group on a different day.

10 (of 10) Woodwind Group  
When:
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Last Friday of the month Next meeting: Fri, 31-Aug-18
Where: Western Community Centre, Somerset Road, SN2 1NF
Organiser: Nina Stimson
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We offer the opportunity for players of woodwind instruments (with reasonable sight reading skills) to play together. We play a variety of music in 3-6 parts. There will be a charge of 50p per session for refreshments and music.