Tunes & Gig Updates – 12th October 2018

Updated Tunes:

  • Blue Suede Shoes – 11102018, on Other Tunes page
  • Sloop John B – 12102018, on Other Tunes page
  • Top Of the World – 11102018, on New Tunes page
  • Sweet Caroline – 12102018, on New Tunes page


A number of new gigs from November 2018 to March 2019 have been added to the Diary.

Note: You can go to the ‘Categories’ drop-down menu on the Diary page and select ‘Gig’. This will display a list just of all future gigs which can be printed out.


Gig Updates at 25th July 2018

  • Saturday 28th July 2018 – St Marychurch & Babbacombe Conservative Club Summer Fayre, playing at 2:30pm, further details in the Diary. The playlist is on the Gig playlist page and contains the same tunes as played at the Tessier Gardens gig.
  • Saturday 4th August 2018 – Walmer House Nursing Home Garden Party, playing in the afternoon.  Time to be confirmed at session on Monday 30th July, as will be the Playlist.

Gigs & Tune Updates – 6th July 2018

Gig Updates:

  • 11th July, Combe Pafford School:   Updated playlist on Gig Playlist web page with Tune Version Dates!
  • 14th July, Friends of Tessier Gardens @ Furrough Cross Church:  Updated and reordered playlist on Gig Playlist web page – one changed version date (Leaving on a Jet Plane)

Tune Update:

  • Count On Me – 07062018, version date in tune sheet updated, no changes to music


Gig Updates – 11th June 2018

The following draft playlists have been added to the Gig Playlist page:

  • Wednesday 11th July 2018: Combe Pafford School, see Diary for more detail
  • Saturday 14th July 2018: Friends of Tessier Gardens @ Furrough Cross Church, see Diary for more detail.

Tunes & Gig Updates as at 21st April 2018


  • Black Velvet Band  – 19042018, on New Tunes page.  Tacets included and introduction & ending clarified.


The latest version of the tunes with draft order for the Ukulele Festival is posted as the list of tunes for next Monday’s session (23rd). It is on the BUS Weekly Session Tune List page.  The Babbacombe Ukulele Strummers set on Saturday starts at 2:35pm, and the Sunday final session (Ayres Rock) for all to join in starts at 5:30pm.


Thanks for your help with returning these.  In my absence, Ron is collecting the completed forms handed in at BUS, and also has blank ones if you need one.

Tune and Gig Updates as at 14th april 2018


  • Battle of New Orleans – 09042018, on New Tunes page.  Updated introduction and ending, corrected chords in second chorus, and changed transition leading into the 2nd Chorus.
  • Dedicated follower of Fashion – 11042018 on Current Repertoire page.  Tidied up Introduction and Ending, inserted the tacets.


The next version of the potential tunes for the Ukulele Festival is posted as the list of tunes for next Monday’s session (16th). It is on the BUS Weekly Session Tune List page