A Ukulele Club based in Braintree, Essex
A Ukulele Club based in Braintree, Essex

Welcome to our ukulele website!


Walk 3 miles, Run 6 miles, or Cycle 9 miles

in our fund raising, sponsored Tri-ache-alon to raise money for our Imelda Charity Fund. If you would like to take part then please fill in the registration form below and then we will send you a sponsor form and more details. The event takes place at Great Notley Village on Sunday 17th September 2017 starting at 2pm. You can walk 3 miles, run 6 miles, or cycle 9 miles. These are things that Imelda will struggle to do in her life without your help now. You can bring a picnic to have in the park afterwards. We hope Imelda will be there.

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Thanks for visiting our website! Our ukulele club had it's first meeting in November 2016. Our club meets at:





The next two meetings will be on TUESDAY 15th August and TUESDAY 29th August from 7.30pm onwards. We plan to meet every fortnight on a Tuesday so we will put further dates on this website once we have agreed the dates with the landlord.


For our club we will be using a bar at the pub that has tables, chairs, guitars fixed to the ceiling and walls covered with music memorabilia. Alan, the landlord, and his wife Lynn, are very keen supporters and hosts to live music and the cosy bar is made for our ukulele club! Please come and join us! If you want to chat with us first please phone on 01376 553204  


If you want to be involved, Please get in touch!


The song books we have compiled are on our SONGS page and can be downloaded for free. You can buy printed copies of these for £3 each on the night. Please let us know beforehand if you want one. Profits from the book sales will be given to the Unique Imelda Fund.


We are self taught players who want to play songs with others. We want to learn, teach, and generally get together with like minded people to play our ukuleles, sing a long and socialise in an informal atmosphere. We would want to welcome beginners, players, young and old, couples or singles - anyone who has fallen in love with a ukulele like we have.


WATCH THIS SPACE and send us an email to be added to our chain if you want to be kept informed of progress.


We've called our venture UKE ON THE BRAIN as Braintree has the River Brain flowing through it and what better to have on the brain than a ukulele...



Mick & Sue



The club is held at

The Retreat

42 Church Street




Contact us today!

If you wish to contact us please use the link below:




or use our contact form

One of our members, Rachel has a young baby daughter, Imelda. She was born with a rare chromosome disorder. It's so rare it doesn't have a name. In fact, she's unique. If you download our songbooks, or just feel moved to donate to a fund to support Imelda's ongoing care please click on this link. Thank you. 


Current highest bid is £65.00

This concert ukulele (pictured with Imelda) has been signed by the members of THE  UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN when they were in concert at The Cliffs Pavilion, Southend on April 29th 2017. We are auctioning this now online. To bid please send an email to info@ukeonthebrain.org.uk with the title UKE BID. Please include your bid amount, name, address and telephone number. We will publish the current winning bid on here as the bids come in. All monies will go to the Unique Imelda charity fund. Bidding will close at midnight on 30th September 2017.

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