1 (of 8) Merribells 'A'  
When:
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frequency: Fortnightly on Thursday from 5th September 2019 Next meeting: Thu, 28-Oct-21
Where: Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, Gorse Hill, SN2 8DA
Organisers: Francis Hobbs, Julia Hobbs (Events)
Status: Active Limit: 11 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.

Other activities in the Instrumental category are:

2 (of 8) Ukulele for Fun  
When:
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frequency: Fortnightly on Tuesday from 3rd September 2019 Next meeting: Tue, 26-Oct-21
Where: Immanuel United Reform Church, Upham Road, Old Walcot, SN3 1DH
Organisers: Dave Prior, John Bishop, John Needle
Status: Active Limit: 20 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 ā€˜Cā€™ tuned wooden ukulele.

3 (of 8) Ukulele Imps  
When:
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frequency: Fortnightly on Tuesday from 17th September 2019 Next meeting: Tue, 26-Oct-21
Where: Immanuel United Reform Church, Upham Road, Old Walcot, SN3 1DH
Organisers: Celia Honeywill, Monty Toplis
Status: Active Limit: 20 Email the group organisers
Description: A group for intermediate players looking to improve their technique. Occasional 50p for printing

4 (of 8) U3Ukes (Intermediate) Further Information
When:
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frequency: Fortnightly on Wednesday from 13th September 2017 Meetings suspended
Where: Meetings suspended
Organisers: Cheryll Yeowell (Group Organiser), Jim Sinclair (Assistant Group Organiser), Lorraine Holland (In charge of music), Patricia Mather (Assistant Group Organiser)
Status: Suspended Limit: 25 Email the group organisers
Description: This is a friendly intermediate group of ukulele players who enjoy playing and singing popular songs together and learning new songs and techniques. This group is not suitable for complete beginners.

5 (of 8) Guitar  
When:
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frequency: Fortnightly on Wednesday from 6th September 2017 Next meeting: Wed, 27-Oct-21
Where: Eastcott Community Hall, Savernake Street, Old town, SN1 3LZ
Organiser: Jim Sinclair
Status: Active Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: This is a group for intermediate level acoustic guitar players. We aim to develop our theoretical understanding of music as well as improve technique and learn new songs together. A commitment to practice is required.

6 (of 8) Uke n'sing  
When:
Wednesday
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Frequency: Fortnightly on Wednesday from 18th September 2019 Next meeting: Wed, 27-Oct-21
Where: Immanuel United Reform Church, Upham Road, Old Walcot, SN3 1DH
Organiser: Adele Merrison
Status: Active Limit: 21 Email the group organisers
Description: We are an intermediate level group who play and sing together, with solos and small groups sometimes.We have an extensive songbook, covering many genres, which we add to with songs members suggest.

7 (of 8) Merribells 'B'  
When:
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frequency: Fortnightly on Thursday from 12th September 2019 Next meeting: Thu, 4-Nov-21
Where: Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, Gorse Hill, SN2 8DA
Organiser: Francis Hobbs
Status: Active 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.

8 (of 8) Merrifolk  
When:
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frequency: Fortnightly on Thursday from 12th September 2019 Next meeting: Thu, 4-Nov-21
Where: Gorse Hill Community Centre, Chapel Street, Gorse Hill, SN2 8DA
Organisers: Rosemary Prior, Jenny Badger (Bookings), Adrian Randell-Sly
Status: Active 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.