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~ The Mighty Uke is a joyful instrument of friendship, love and peace. ~

The Mighty Ukes & Wellington Ukulele Peace Network ❣️

Founded and run by Sophia Tara​, The Mighty Ukes is a fun, friendly group of Ukulele Lovers who meet every week for koha Ukulele Tuesdays @ 7.00pm - 8.30pm at The Office Bar and Cafe, 124 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington.

Open to everyone who loves to Uke and Sing. Absolute Beginners, Veteran Ukers and Ukulele Lovers from everywhere are warmly welcomed.

Free Entry and Weekly Ukulele Sessions. No annual subscriptions. Koha/donations gratefully accepted.

We use a projector and big screen for songs so just bring You & Uke.

Fun, laughter, joy are compulsory.

Open Mics are held last Tuesday of every month so you can strut your stuff.

We perform at Community Festivals with invitations to play gigs throughout the year and at Charity Events.

Visitors are warmly welcomed and we’ve had plenty throughout the years from all over New Zealand as well as passing travellers from USA, Australia, Hawaii, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Holland, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Switzerland, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela, China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand etc.

We offer Beginners Ukulele Classes monthly if enough attendees, then beginners join our weekly Meetups.

We love to network and build happy fun communities.

Our motto is “Uke & Spread the Love” 💕😍🎵

Email Sophia: wellyukes@gmail.com
"Like" us on: Face Book (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wellington-Ukulele-Peace-Academy/318702964882668)
Follow us on: Twitter (https://twitter.com/WellyUkeNetwork)

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Upcoming events (5+)

The Mighty Ukes - Ukulele Tuesdays: Weekly @ 7pm-8.30pm

The Office Bar & Cafe

~ Ukulele is the instrument of friendship, love and peace ~ Join us tonight @ 7.00pm-8.30pm, The Office Bar & Cafe, 124 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington. Absolute Beginners & all levels welcome. BYO Ukulele & Koha. Spare ukes available. Come out of the ukulele closet and join The Mighty Ukes and the Ukulele Revolution. Relax and strum along with us for a fun ukulele jam session. All songs provided on the large wall screen - just bring you and uke. We usually warm up with some 3 chord popular folk/culture songs to encourage our beginners to join in, then we step-up gear as the night ticks on. We're also dusting off well-loved classic hits and bringing them to life on the mighty uke with favourite songs that are loved and well known to music lovers everywhere. All enquiries: Email Sophia: [masked] Additional options: * Attend our Monthly Beginners Ukulele workshops. * Join our friendly Ukulele Tuesday Meetup group @7pm-8.30pm every week for regular fun practice and meet other Ukulele Lovers. * Sign up to our Mailing List to receive our Weekly Email Alert. * Receive our Ukulele DropBox with over 400+ uke song sheets. It also contains Common Chord Charts, Ukulele Online Tuning and video links. Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/wellington.ukulele.peace.network/ Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/TheMightyUkesNZ You may just find You and Uke will become happy life long friends :) ♫♪Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪ ♫♪ Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪ ♫♪ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♫♪ Our motto is: "Uke & Spread the Love." Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪♫♪

The Mighty Ukes - Ukulele Tuesdays: Weekly @ 7pm-8.30pm

The Office Bar & Cafe

~ Ukulele is the instrument of friendship, love and peace ~ Join us tonight @ 7.00pm-8.30pm, The Office Bar & Cafe, 124 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington. Absolute Beginners & all levels welcome. BYO Ukulele & Koha. Spare ukes available. Come out of the ukulele closet and join The Mighty Ukes and the Ukulele Revolution. Relax and strum along with us for a fun ukulele jam session. All songs provided on the large wall screen - just bring you and uke. We usually warm up with some 3 chord popular folk/culture songs to encourage our beginners to join in, then we step-up gear as the night ticks on. We're also dusting off well-loved classic hits and bringing them to life on the mighty uke with favourite songs that are loved and well known to music lovers everywhere. All enquiries: Email Sophia: [masked] Additional options: * Attend our Monthly Beginners Ukulele workshops. * Join our friendly Ukulele Tuesday Meetup group @7pm-8.30pm every week for regular fun practice and meet other Ukulele Lovers. * Sign up to our Mailing List to receive our Weekly Email Alert. * Receive our Ukulele DropBox with over 400+ uke song sheets. It also contains Common Chord Charts, Ukulele Online Tuning and video links. Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/wellington.ukulele.peace.network/ Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/TheMightyUkesNZ You may just find You and Uke will become happy life long friends :) ♫♪Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪ ♫♪ Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪ ♫♪ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♫♪ Our motto is: "Uke & Spread the Love." Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪♫♪

The Mighty Ukes - Ukulele Tuesdays: Weekly @ 7pm-8.30pm

The Office Bar & Cafe

~ Ukulele is the instrument of friendship, love and peace ~ Join us tonight @ 7.00pm-8.30pm, The Office Bar & Cafe, 124 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington. Absolute Beginners & all levels welcome. BYO Ukulele & Koha. Spare ukes available. Come out of the ukulele closet and join The Mighty Ukes and the Ukulele Revolution. Relax and strum along with us for a fun ukulele jam session. All songs provided on the large wall screen - just bring you and uke. We usually warm up with some 3 chord popular folk/culture songs to encourage our beginners to join in, then we step-up gear as the night ticks on. We're also dusting off well-loved classic hits and bringing them to life on the mighty uke with favourite songs that are loved and well known to music lovers everywhere. All enquiries: Email Sophia: [masked] Additional options: * Attend our Monthly Beginners Ukulele workshops. * Join our friendly Ukulele Tuesday Meetup group @7pm-8.30pm every week for regular fun practice and meet other Ukulele Lovers. * Sign up to our Mailing List to receive our Weekly Email Alert. * Receive our Ukulele DropBox with over 400+ uke song sheets. It also contains Common Chord Charts, Ukulele Online Tuning and video links. Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/wellington.ukulele.peace.network/ Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/TheMightyUkesNZ You may just find You and Uke will become happy life long friends :) ♫♪Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪ ♫♪ Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪ ♫♪ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♫♪ Our motto is: "Uke & Spread the Love." Լღvє Mighty Ukes ♫ ♪♪♫♪

Beginners Ukulele Workshop @ 2pm - 4pm

Mt Vic Hub

~ Ukulele is the instrument of friendship, love and peace ~ What will you learn? In the first hour, you will learn the basics of tuning by ear and uke holding, some basic chords, strumming and playing a song or two on your ukulele. The second hour will be spent adding a few more chords, different strums, and practising in dyads for peer feedback and a bit of fun. At the end of the two hours, you will have learned basic ukulele playing skills you can build on - with a smile on your face and a song in your heart :) Skill level Absolute Beginners with zero or very little ukulele playing skills Your Ukulele Teacher Sophia has taught Ukulele for a number of years to groups of teachers, parents and children, private lessons with adult students and the general public from all walks of life. Bring along Your own ukulele is recommended so you can continue playing and practising at home. There are spare ukes you can borrow at the workshop if you're absolutely ukeless :) Cost per person $20 (unwaged) $25 (waged) to help pay for venue & photocopy hand-outs. Book & Pay Please deposit into the following bank account with your name as reference: Trading Bank: Kiwibank Name of Account: Spirit of Peace Account Number:[masked] Cancellation, Refund or Donate Please give at least 2 days notice if you wish to cancel. No refunds will be given after that time lapse. Alternatively you can donate it to help in building our UkeTown Network Community with our gratitude, and receive our Ukulele DropBox and Weekly Email Alert. Any other queries? Email Sophia: [masked] What Next? * Request more uke tuition or ukulele workshops as you wish. * Join our friendly Ukulele Tuesday Meetup group @7pm every week for regular fun practice and meet other Ukulele Lovers. * Sign up to our Mailing List to receive our Weekly Email Alert. * Receive our updated Ukulele DropBox which has over 400+ song sheets with uke chords. We continue to add more over time. This will help you practice at home between our Weekly Tuesday Meetup sessions. It also contains Common Chord Charts, Ukulele Online Tuning and video links. Venue: The Mt Vic Hub 24E Elizabeth Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand (Opposite Clyde Quay School) Like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wellington-Ukulele-Peace-Academy/318702964882668) Follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/WellyUkeNetwork) You may just find You and Uke will become happy life long friends :) ♫♪Լღvє Ukes ♫ ♪♪ ♫♪ Լღvє Ukes ♫ ♪♪ ♫♪ ♥ ♥♥ ♫♪ Լღvє Ukes ♫ ♪♪♫♪

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