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Gigs for 2017

Here’s the line-up for this year, folks. Some new venues and some old faves, too. .  Saturday 11th March, pm: Sherford Manor Care Home, Taunton .  Friday 31st March, evg: Stocklinch Ales .  Friday 19th May, evg: Plough Inn, Taunton … Continue reading

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“Pure unfettered joy distilled by a bunch of strings”

from The Oldie, March 2017 The pub is The Plough, Station Road, Taunton. We played there in December 2016, and we’re playing there again on 19th May 2017.

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Unsolicited testimonial!

We’ve sadly lost one of our regulars – Nickie – who’s migrating to The Big City (a well-known cesspit of sin and depravity). Here’s her thoughts on leaving: Hi Everybody. Since there was the usual cacophony of noise during the … Continue reading

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Gigs for 2016

Lots of exciting gigs lined up this year! Some old faves, some new … fetes, parks, brewery…. See the Events page for the whole shebang.  

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Spooky Stocklinch – Gig Book

For those with computers made from potatoes, here’s the book for Friday 30th: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/69859357/Stocklinch%20Halloween%20Gig%20Book_Sets%201-2.pdf EDIT: It’s here too.

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R.I.P. Ray Shakeshaft

Ray Shakeshaft, one of the pioneers of the ukulele revival in the UK, died last week, after a long illness. Ray was an RAF radar technician, a college lecturer and a staunch trade unionist all his life. He played banjo … Continue reading

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Phil Doleman – Monday 25th May 2015!

Phil Doleman is coming to TUSC! Phil’s voice is as big as his ukulele is small and his love of blues, hokum, jug band and jazz shines through in his intricate picking and driving rhythms. Known as one of the … Continue reading

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This year’s gigs – 2015

Have a look at the Events page – all the excellent stuff that’s coming up.

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Xmas & New Year

TUSC, like the Windmill Theatre in WW2, never closes. We’re not having a break over the festive season this year. There will be the usual ukey jams on Monday 22nd December and on Monday 29th. Who knows how many TUSCovites … Continue reading

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Cancelled gigs…

After the disappointment of the Hedge Fest being cancelled, we were looking forward to a couple of big gigs later in the year: the Yeovil Beer Festival in April, and the Green Scythe  Fair in July. Unfortunately, we have been … Continue reading

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