Groningen Ukulele Society

G.U.S., The Ukulele Club of Groningen, The Netherlands

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The first GUS meeting in a while – 4 july

Well folks, it’s been a while, but it seems we are getting past that there corona crisis and it’s time to grab those ukes, give ’em a polish and a tune, grab them there GUS books, pop in the shower and practice your singing,


On the sunday the 4th of july 2021 at 14:00 (2 pm) we will be having our first meeting of 2021!!!

It’ s going to be held outdoors in the sunny and beautiful rose garden in the Pioenpark (Pioenstraat, 9713RR), the same location as our outdoor meetings in the calmer moments of 2020.

We will be keeping our 1 meter 50 spacing, but we’ll be playing them ukes and singing our hearts out, spreading ukulele love and happiness.

Bring you uke, drag along a friend, grab your songbooks, and come on down to the ukiest place in town!

You know you wanna

But be warned – ukulele is addictive !!!

See y’all there so don’t be square


The Next GUS Meeting – 27th of September

In these difficult times of restrictions and lockdowns we have moved our meetings from tuesday evening to sunday afternoons outdoors in the beautiful Pioenpark in Groningen.

The next meeting is on the 27th of september from 15:00 to 17:00

As always, the GUS meetings are open and free and for everybody. From Uke beginners to superstar wannabees. Everybody is welcome t come along and join in the fun in the sun on our new Ukulele Sundays.

So, come on down to Groningen town and uke up your life with the funkiest and most fun uke club around

You know you wanna!!

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The Next GUS Meeting – sunday 5 july 2020

During the Corona crisis days we are holding ‘summer session meetings’ outdoors. (with the 1 meter 50 rule!)

We tried a meeting two weeks ago in the beautuful rose-garden of the Pioenpark hwere in Groningen and it went very well. We had lots of fun singing and playing GUS songs and seeing our ukulele friend for the first time in a while. Park visitors loved it and so did we.

Therefore, we will be holding our next GUS meeting in the rose-garden of the Pioenpark, Groningen (9713 RR Groningen) on SUNDAY the 5th of july from 3 o’clock until 5 o’clock. (unless there is rain)

Brng your uke and tuner, a music stand (if you have one) and your GUS books and lets get this show on the go!!

Of course, as always, our GUS meeting are free and everybody is welcome to come along and have a go.

Let’s start sunday the Ukulele way

Keep on Uke’n

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All GUS Meetings are CANCELLED – corona lockdown time

Due to the new developments with the corona virus there will be no meetings until ‘we are all safe again’.

Of course there will be Zoom Virtual GUS Meetings on GUS evenings. Informatin over GUS Virtual Meetings can be found in our Facebook group (Groningen Ukulele Society)

If you have a problem with – not playing the uke – don’t forget you can make use of our you-tube videos 👀😎

Keep on Uke’n and we’ll meet again.

Stay safe

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The next GUS meeting – 17 march 2020

Uke it up with the GUS

The next meeting will be on the 17 march starting at 19:00, upstairs at your favorite irish pub – O’ceallaighs IrishPub, Groningen

Bring your uke and a friend (the one you bought a uke for at xmas) wear a smile and come play Ukulele for a while in the friendliest and coolest uke club around.

No uke? We have some for you to use

No books? You can find them in our GUS songbooks section for your pleasure and use

Never played a uke – come on down and have a go – the best place to start is a uke club

Wanna get some skills before you try – have a look at our here on the website or at –

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The 8th Big Ukulele Xmas Singalong – 14th of December 2019

It’s here, It’s time, with Xmas round the corner time to warm up those ukuleles and get on down to ole’ Groningen Town here in the Netherlands where you can find true ukulele spirit in the form of the

Not just a singalong, but a whole evening of ukulele fun.

It starts early in the beautiful Club Lola, the bar is open, the heating is on and the Buffet is on the table !!!

We will be starting as always with the Groningen Ukulele Society houseband opening performance,

a not to miss ukulele musical extravaganza !!!!   (dancing is allowed)

Don’t forget the ‘famous ukulele luckydip singalong‘ a great song or prize uke-session for everyone.

Not enough ????????

Ok what about our special treat, this year, the renowned

The Bremen Ukulele Ochestra

A stage full of ukuleles, smiles and song

Not enough ????????

Well, there is the Big Xmas Strum and Singalong with D’Clog and friends, 30 minutes of christmas cheer with all your favorite Xmas songs on a big screen to play along and sing your hearts out…

Really, still not enough ????????

Ok then, we have an big open ukulele podium where everyone is welcome to jump up and have a go.

Whether you can only play a C –  or you play a uke profesionally –  here is your chance to put your mark on our ukulele party,

Of course we at the GUS love ukulele, so it’s ALL FOR FREE !!!

and Everybody is welcome  –  just as it should be

You don’t need a ticket, you don’t need to book, just turn up and have a look.

We’ll be there from early till late – We can’t wait

See you there or – ‘ave a banana

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The Next GUS evening – the pre Xmas edition – 10 december

De volgende meeting van de super-gezellige, extra aardige, ukulele club – de Groningen Ukulele Society, zal plaats vinden op dinsdag 10 december in de bovenruimte van o’ceallaigh Irish Pub vanaf 19:00 uur.

Deze keer is het de ‘pre-Xmas editie‘ want op 14 december hebben we onze GUS Ukulele Xmas Feest – De 8e Grote Ukulele Xmas Singalong

In de tweede half van de avond gaan we kerstliedjes spelen uit onze Xmas Singalong Boek – dat wil je niet missen !!

Het boek is te vinden bij de GUS Songbooks pagina op dit site

Neem je ukulele, een glimlach en je zin (of gezin) mee en geniet van de wereld van Ukulele.

Vergeet niet om op tijd te zijn als je een mooie zitplaats wil.

Tot Dinsdag Ukulele folk


the next meeting of that super fun and extra friendly ukulele club – the Groningen Ukulele Society is on tuesday the 10th od december, upstairs at o’ceallaigh Irish Pub from 19:00.

This time it’s the ‘pre-Xmas edition‘ because on the 14th of december we have our GUS Xmas Party – The 8th Big Ukulele Xmas Singalong

In the second half of the evening we will be playing Xmas songs out of our Xmas Singalong Book – You don’t wanna miss that !!

You can find the Xmas Singalong Book in the GUS Songbooks section of this site.

Bring your uke, a smile and your enthusiasm (and maybe a friend) and bathe yourself in the wonderful world of Ukulele.

Don’t forget to be on time if you want to find a good seat.


Uke Up Your Lives with the Groningen Ukulele Society