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The Festival songbook is now available as a free download
in pdf format
please click the image to download it

(for non-technology users printed versions will be
available at the festival)
festival songbook  This file will require a pdf reader to open it,
most Android or iPad tablets should have one built in,
however we recommend using the free Kindle reader
which can be downloaded from Google Play here
 

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Arriving early on Friday? Why not join in with our Meet And Greet Jam session,
from 13:00 until late afternoon/early evening, where you can bring along your songbooks or use the Shrewsbury Ukes songbook which can be downloaded by clicking on the button on the right ->
Meet the organisers of the Festival:-
Dave Cowton Clive Butterworth Alan 'Jock' Henderson Sandy Harper
Dave Cowton Clive Butterworth Alan 'Jock' Henderson Sandy Harper
Please click here to download the latest version of the songbook

Friday night 27th July Main Stage entertainment starts at 19:00 with:

SIMPLE MEASURES - 19:00 to 20:00  
Simple Measures have been sharing a love for music together around campfires and at music festivals for over 10 years.
And one day they finally decided to join together and produce some of their own original music. They are a charismatic folk/acoustic/alternative pop band from Shrewsbury. They play regular, high energy gigs around Shropshire and are regularly requested for large city events. They play a mixture of sing-along covers and catchy originals by using a wide array of instruments. This creates a unique and energising sound. Which is guaranteed to have you toe-tappin', foot-stompin' and swaying along!

Rounding off Friday night is the incredible "DANGER INC." Who will entertain us all in one big party gig to get us all in the mood for the full day's line-up on Saturday - these guys are awesome and not to be missed!

Dangerous Inc Four incredibly talented musicians get together from time to time to PAAAAAAARTY!
They will entertain you on the main stage non-stop from 21:00 until we close for the night at around midnight with their brilliant mix of Jazz/Rock/Funk & Soul  - comprising of:
Dangerous Dave Rea (Guitar and Lead Vocal)
A seasoned professional within the world of entertainment, Dave has provided his services to GIRLS ALOUD - JLS - JAMELIA -BASSHUNTER - BILLY OCEAN - ESTELLE - BELINDA CARLISLE - CAPTAIN SENSIBLE - CLIMAX BLUES BAND - BANANARAMA and SLADE to name but a few.
Alan ‘Sticky’ Wicket (Drums) Drummer Extraordinaire' Alan “Sticky” Wicket renowned for his entertaining ‘Drumnastic’ solos is undoubtedly one of Britain’s finest Drummer/Percussionists he has worked with the greats such as: LONNIE DONNEGAN, CHRIS BARBER, STEVE GIBBONS, VAN MORRISON and many more.
Geoff Ockenden (Bass) An in-demand session bassist for over 20 years, in-house bassist for RONNIE SCOTTS, Geoff's groove has underpinned shows with artists including BGT finalist JULIAN SMITH, NIGEL KENNEDY, THE AVERAGE WHITE BAND, THE REAL THING, WOMACK AND WOMACK, AND RUBY TURNER.
Geoff Grimes (Keyboards) Geoff, a London based session musician, has played on many hit records and has played with VAN MORRISON, JIMMY PAGE, ROBERT PLANT AND STEVE GIBBONS, to name but a few and has recently joined the exciting BEKI BRINDLE band on UK and European tours.
 

Main stage on Saturday afternoon/evening :-

The Shropshire Ukulele Massive  The Shropshire Ukulele Massive will start the entertainment off at 13:00 with an audience participation orientated performance of songs chosen by the audience from the extensive Shrewsbury Ukes songbook - pick your favourite song and they'll play it for you!
Please click here to download the latest version of the songbook






All audience members are welcome to join in so make sure you have your ukes with you.
For more info about S.U.M:-

website

facebook page

Shifnal Ukulele Group On stage at 14:35
Shifnal Ukulele Group meet up
every Thursday evening in a local pub
to sing, play, chat and laugh.
It's a very friendly, fun group
that welcomes people
of all abilities and ages.

Ukes On The Edge  On stage at 15:40
Ukes On The Edge Ukes On The Edge hail from the ancient village of Kinver in South Staffordshire and take their name from the sandstone outcrop known as Kinver Edge.
The group is a section of Kinver U3A and was started approx. two and a half years ago and now number around 45 members. We meet up on Friday afternoons for a good singalong session and we perform at gigs around the Midlands area.
We are a very friendly bunch and welcome new members, you don’t even need to have your own uke as we can lend you one.

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High And Mighty On stage at 16:45
High And Mighty Ukes High and Mighty evolved from its monthly meetings in High Ercall.
The group started in 2015 and had monthly meet ups at The Cleveland Arms, but after the closure of the pub moved its nights to The Tiddly in Ellerdine.
The band consists of Clive Wilson, Simon Grove, Trevor Baker and Tony Edwards.
The music is an eclectic mix of modern and old time tunes with a strong bass
leading the way

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Bridgnorth Ukulele Band On stage at 17:50
Bridgnorth Ukulele Band

Since its inception over 7 years ago, Bridgnorth Ukulele Band has become one of the most successful fund-raising ukulele bands in the country. The band has raised £30,000 for Cancer Research UK plus many hundreds of pounds for other good causes, both local and national. It has played everywhere from market halls to stately homes, for birthday parties, wakes and funerals to civic and corporate events and for groups as diverse as the WI to rugby clubs. Their repertoire covers a hundred years of music from all genres and have regularly played at Folk, Country and Blues festivals. The club attracts players of all ages - from 10 to 90 years old - who enjoy a weekly session in Bridgnorth.For more information,
email info@ukuleleband.co.uk or visit their Facebook page

Cool And Uke On stage at 18:55
Cool And Uke Cool and Uke club is the brain child of Colin Smith. Set up in 2013 in Coalbrookdale and Ironbridge as a chaotic community club with a sense of fun to play music from “our years”!!! At that time many of the club players were playing with Barrie and Janine at Bridgnorth, and many still do ... therefore we owe it all to them (the blame that is!) Made up, mainly but not exclusively, of Ukuleles and Banjoleles … everyone is welcome who wants to get involved. Playing music from all genres but mainly from the 70s and 80s including The Cure, Queen, The Libertines, Led Zeppelin, The Beautiful South, The Specials and even Meghan Trainor to name but a few... check our website www.coolanduke.org to get an idea of what we do... and join in!!!

The Ukey Monster On stage at 20:00
The Ukey Monster A lively, contemporary, 13-piece ukulele collective! The Ukey Monster perform an eclectic combination of popular songs in a quirky, energetic and upbeat style.
Featuring: Vibrant vocal harmonies, Ukey sizzling solos, Luscious licks and big bass grooves. Monsterously good tunes from Motörhead to Marley, Bowie to Chuck Berry, Pink Floyd to Pop!
The Ukey Monster have entertained many folks at festivals, in pubs and clubs as well as private and public functions.
email: theukeymonster@outlook.com

or visit their Facebook page

Frankton Five On stage at 21:05
Frankton Five There are actually six in Frankton Five!
Neville Street, Rachael Downey, Rachel Ball, Stuart Palmer, Maddy Brine and Alan Jenkins. Previously known as The Severn Ukes, the band have played at venues large and small up and down the country over the last few years, as well as being featured on BBC Radio Shropshire and BBC Radio Introducing.
These days, all sorts of well-known songs are included in their repertoire, whether it’s a good old up-tempo number or a mash up of tunes into something new. Frankton Five love playing live and are looking forward to meeting friends old and new at Shrewkfest.
visit their Facebook page here

The Shropshire Ukulele Massive will end the evening from 22:10 with a few special guests and the whole thing will be finished off with a finale where everyone who wants to can join in for a massed strum!

Its looking to be a day of awesome entertainment from some very different and eclectic acts - not to be missed!

 Also during the day on Saturday in The Village Hall:

Morgan George from 11:30 to 12:30
Morgan George Morgan George will be playing a set
in the Village Hall
at 11:30 to 12:30 on Saturday 28th July.
 
15 year old Morgan
is an amazingly natural musician
with an incredible voice
who has been attending
Ukulele meetings in Shrewsbury
since he was a young boy,
where his talent was
instantly recognisable.
 
He is rapidly gaining a reputation
in Shrewsbury as a solo artist
 - definitely the next big thing

to come out of Shrewsbury!


  from 12:30 to 13:30
Britaly

'Britaly' a ukulele duo from Shrewsbury
will be appearing in The Village Hall
on Saturday 28th July 2018 at 12:30

Britaly are John Crimes and Marica Sarcina,
a unique blend of British and Italian styles featuring songs from England, Italy, Spain, France and Russia
with a touch of reggae for added spice!

Matthew Quilliam from 14:00 to 15:00
Matthew Quilliam

Matthew is an up and coming young star
who makes a huge impression wherever he goes -
not to be missed!

see him on Saturday 28th July
in The Village Hall from 14:00 to 15:00

Shrewsbury Ukulele Jam Workshop  from 15:00 to 16:00
a beginners Ukulele workshop
run by Stuart Palmer
and Maddy Brine
from Shrewsbury Ukulele Jam

for more info vist their facebook page

LIGHTLY TWNED from 16:00 to 17:00
Lightly Twned A Husband and wife duo from
The Forest Of Dean
performing an eclectic mix
of comedy, amusing,
spoof and cover songs
on ukulele, guitar,
harmonica and cajon drum

Influences:- Victoria Wood,
Oscar Brand, Donnalou Stevens,
Eric Bogle

for more info vist their facebook page

Chili Monster Workshop from 17:00 to 18:00
Chili Monster will run a beginners
12-bar blues Workshop


more info:

website


facebook


Youtube
 

SMELLY CAT from 18:00 to 19:00
Smelly Cat SMELLY CAT is Rachel and Alan, who are - by some distance - the least talented third of self-confessed local legends Frankton Five ... This little band was born during Frankton rehearsals when we realised we shared a love of death metal, cheese and doodling. We play a few quirky songs... some of which you may recognise, and some of which we hope will grow on you. We’re currently working on a tour of local living rooms and gardens - and we will definitely play at your house for tea and cake! Spread the Cat love.
Follow us on Twitter @SmellyCatClub &
email us at Smellycatclub@gmail.com

Also in the Village Hall you will find the craft stalls:

Craft Stalls

 

and lastly, Did you know we are having an Original Song Showcase/competition? If you are a budding songwriter or a more experienced player/writer be sure to be at The Village Hall area from 19:00 on Saturday where you can show off your skills  (bring your merchandise along if you have any!) Get your own songs out to an appreciative audience ...

There will be an all-day Jam session and open mic in the lounge bar of The Mytton pub which is just across the road from The Village Hall, hosted by various members of local uke outfits - join in - strum, sing and play your favourite songs with a gang of like-minded people

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Tickets can be ordered here:
please note that there are a limited number of available tickets so advance booking is very strongly advised! (if sold out tickets will not be available on the gate)
tickets are valid for the whole weekend from 15:00 on Friday 27th July to 12:00 on Sunday 29th July.  Main stage entertainment for Friday evening is yet to be announced ...)

Pre-booked prices are £10 per adult
(they will be £12 on the gate if available)
kids under 16 go free
Parking is free but if you are bringing a vehicle please make sure you enter your vehicle registration number and your name so we can check you in on arrival as efficiently as possible

Camping is also available and again space is limited so advance booking is very strongly advised! (if sold out camping passes will not be available on the gate)

Pre-booked prices are £20 per unit
(they will be £25 on the gate if available)
(a unit is defined as a Motorhome or a car + caravan or a tent. Please note that personal tickets are still required for each member of your group in addition to the camping pass)
.
Camping is available from 15:00 on Friday 27th July to 12:00 on Sunday 29th July. 

please make sure you enter your vehicle registration number and the lead name of your party so we can check you in on arrival as efficiently as possible

Payment by PayPal is required - (if you don't have a PayPal account you can still use the PayPal button and pay with a card, If you wish to pay any other way please email us at 'info@shroprock.co.uk' for details)

After your Paypal transaction is complete we will send you an email with your e-tickets attached and instructions on how to use them. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT PAYPAL HAS YOUR CURRENT e-mail address as this is where your e-tickets will be sent to. If you don't receive this email within 24 hours please check your Spam/Junk folders as this is where it will probably be - if it isn't there please email us at 'info@shroprock.co.uk'

Please use this button for personal tickets:

Customer name
Vehicle Reg (if applicable)

Please use this button for camping passes ONLY:
Vehicle Registration Number
Lead Customer Name

Day tickets for Saturday only (non camping) are also available for
groups of 3 or more Adults (kids under 16 go free)
at discounted prices as follows:

Group of 3 = £9.75 each  Group of 4 = £9.50 each  Group of 5 = £9.25 each
Group of 6 = £9.00 each  Group of 7 = £8.75 each  Group of 8 = £8.50 each
Group of 9 = £8.25 each  Group of 10+ = £8.00 each

These are ideal for a Day trip for your Ukulele (or other) group and are ONLY available here
(they will not be available on the gates) ...

Parking is free but if you are bringing vehicles please make sure you enter your vehicle registration number and your name so we can check you in on arrival as efficiently as possible .

Payment by PayPal is required - (if you don't have a PayPal account you can still use the PayPal button and pay with a card, If you wish to pay any other way please email us at 'info@shroprock.co.uk' for details)

After your Paypal transaction is complete we will send you an email with your e-tickets attached and instructions on how to use them. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT PAYPAL HAS YOUR CURRENT e-mail address as this is where your e-tickets will be sent to. If you don't receive this email within 24 hours please check your Spam/Junk folders as this is where it will probably be - if it isn't there please email us at 'info@shroprock.co.uk'

Please use the PayPal button below for groups of up to 9 people: (select the number of people in your group from the drop-down menu before clicking the orange "Buy Now" button)

Number in party
Lead Customer name
Vehicle Reg (if applicable)

Please use the PayPal button below for groups of 10 or more people:
(please enter the number of people in your group after clicking on the orange "Buy Now" button
by changing the quantity before clicking 'continue' as shown in the screenshot below)

Lead Customer name
Vehicle Reg (if applicable)

 

SHREWKFEST Tee Shirt

FESTIVAL TEE SHIRTS!

Pre-ordering has now ended

Tee shirts will be now only be available at the festival.

If you have already pre-ordered shirts they can be picked up from the merchandise stall at the festival or in advance locally from us at any of our 'Shropshire Ukulele Massive' meetings.

Available in all sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

 

 

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