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Newark & District U3A Registered Charity No 1147496

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The U3A Happy Band meets regularly (at least twice a month, see diary) to practice, to jam together, and to experiment with ukes.

Any member of the Newark U3A can join and all are welcome. There are no auditions or expectations. All you need is a ukulele.

Some of this website is accessible to the public, but a number of sections such as the song list, the forum and the editing pages are restricted to group members.

If you want access to these pages then attend our group and ask about it.


19th October 2018
Singing for the Brain
Salvation Army Church Centre, Mead Way, Balderton
11am set up for 11.30
12-15 songs (Song Sheets required, please)
Maximum 10
Dress Code:Black and/or white with Autumn colour accessories
6 signed in

27th October 2018
Steve & June's Wedding
St Leonards Church Hall
12pm for equipment set up
Approx 3pm play TBA
Dress Code:Weddingy1
4 signed in

17th November 2018
Christmas Social
Newark Bowls Club
Set up will be at the far end of the room
TBA (evening)
Maximum 10 members
Festive Music requested
Dress Code: Festive
7 signed in

1st December 2018
Christmas Party
Troc Nursing Home
2.30 for 3pm start
Numbers Limited to 10
Festive Music
Dress Code : Festive
5 signed in

6th December 2018
Christmas Social
Lancaster Grange
Set up 2pm for 2.30
Festive Music
Dress Code; Festive
Numbers restricted to 8

10th December 2018
Dementia Group Christmas Social
1pm set up for 1.15
Festive Music
Dress Code: Festive

19th December 2018
Look Ahead Group
Baptist Church Meeting Room, Albert Street
Set up 10am for 10.30 - 2sets of half an hour
Mix of Music (including some George Formby) and end with Festive Music
Dress Code: Festive

This section deals with events put on by the Happy Band.

Access to this section is restricted to members of this group.



You are visiting the Newark and District U3A Happy Band website.

This website has been designed for the use of members of the U3A Happy Band. Some of the material is available for view by the general public, and you are most welcome to see it.
Other sections are for the exclusive use of the band, and this includes a message board, set lists, a diary and a comprehensive access to the song list.
We are respectful of musicians copy right. The U3A Happy Band offers a learning experience. It is part of the University of The Third Age and as such we use copyright material as part of our study. Because of this we restrict public access to only those songs which are out of copyright.
If you are a member of the Happy Band you will be offered log in details (your username and password).
The band exercises a discretion by offering guest membership to genuine applicants. If you wish to be considered then use the contact page.