About us

Main Ukulele jam on the second Tuesday of every month 7.30pm till 9.30pm at the Sussex Yacht Club, Shoreham-by-Sea.

Mini Jam on the fourth Tuesday of each month 7.30pm till 9.30pm.

Beginners welcome at both jams.
Sussex Yacht Club photo

We started off as Uke at the Duke in January 2011 in response to a request to run an evening jam. The Worthing jam known as Wukulele (which has now become Lancing Ukulele Village Club) was our model and we remain close to our sister jam which is a Sunday lunchtime event. Many ukulele players attend both jams. In 2018 we became Quayside Ukes.

Quayside Ukes has its own songbooks and invites players to submit their favourites for inclusion, songs range from traditional to punk classics, there are even a few originals.

The jam meets at “The Sussex Yacht Club”, 85/89 Brighton Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 6RF on the second Tuesday of each month 7.30pm till 9.30pm.

There is a mini jam on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the same time and venue.

Occasional away fixtures are played in local venues and the jam organises its own festival in September of each year at The Ropetackle Arts Centre. Many groups have formed out of the jam.

All abilities are welcome. Just come along, or if you want more information email quaysideukes@outlook.com

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Jams are led by many players and are an independent non-profit collective. There is no charge for attending our jams and no formalities, just turn up and play with us.

Monday, 26 February 2018

New Book 15

Our new book 15 is available for download using this link.

If you have problems with the above link, you can try this alternative link which instead of downloading the file directly will instead attempt to open the pdf file in your browser. From there you can download the file. Please note that when you use this alternative link you may be invited to create a Dropbox account. You do not need to do this, just click the link which is in small print at the bottom and which says "No thanks, continue to view".

Don't forget Mini Quayside Ukes tomorrow (27th Feb) using the new book 15 and books 2 and 9.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Our February 2018 Jam

Tuesday 13th February 2018 at 7.30pm in The Sussex Yacht Club, Brighton Road, Shoreham-by-Sea

We will be using books 5, 8 and 11. As it is the day before Valentines I will try and pick out the romantic songs, but as usual please feel free to shout out your requests. Book 11 makes another appearance which makes it the most used book this year!!!!

Our new name will be Quayside Ukes. This should be available on all media platforms and is generic enough to be moved whilst still identifying with the local area. Thanks for all your suggestions, it was great fun looking through them and I hope you like this one, or can at least put up with it. It will lend itself well to logos and I hope we will be able to move the email address and other stuff over as soon as possible.

Uke Camp will be on 15th to 17th June
Last year we had a jam on Friday night and Saturday night and an open mic on Saturday afternoon. Jo Hockley is organising, so see her to book your place and let's hope we have a repeat of last year's weather.

Finally book 15 is just a meeting away, it has been a year since we had a new book and this one has a great mix of challenging and easy songs, more later.

See you next Tuesday