Learn and Jam

Find out more about DUKES Absolute Beginners' Induction Opportunites, DUKES Easy Peasy Hour and DUKES Jam

DUKES Absolute Beginners' Induction Opportunites


6.00 pm - 8.15 pm (Troqueer Parish Church Centre (TPCC))

  • ​Our 'Ambassadors' will be on hand to welcome absolute beginners.

  • Ukes will be provided (or bring your own).

  • Come prepared to stay for the full session (6.00 pm - 8.15 pm) - There will be a comfort break: 7.00 pm - 7.15 pm.

  • You will join in with the Easy Peasy Hour the following week.



DUKES Easy Peasy Hour


6.00 pm - 7.00 pm (TPCC)


  • For those who fancy playing and singing songs with easy chords.  A few 'extras' will be thrown in for good measure.


DUKES Jam (Own Choice/Focus on Chords/Focus on Strums)


7.15 pm - 8.15 pm (TPCC)


Own Choice (1st and 5th Monday)

  • You choose the songs (From the Bumper File of 206 Songs) - Come armed with your favourite!

Focus on Strums, Picks and Chords (2nd Monday)

  • Stuart will choose songs, which will feature a particular chord or chords and/or a couple of strumming/picking patterns. 

Improvers - Advanced Workshop (3rd Monday)

  • Stuart will help you to explore a particular aspect of ukulele playing.

Dukestra (4th Monday)

  • A more in-depth look at songs.

  • Creating Uke and Vocal parts to get you sounding like a Ukulele Orchestra.

  • Over time you will build up a repertoire of arrangements that could make useful additions to your performing opportunities.