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Vancouver Ukulele Circle - Vancouver, B.C. Formed in September 2000 by Ralph Shaw, Vancouver's own "King of the Ukulele", and Virginia Ise, the Vancouver Ukulele Circle provides a place where ukulele enthusiasts can meet monthly, play some songs and have a few laughs. We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, and you're welcome to join us.

Coquitlam Ukulele Tiny Instrument Enthusiasts (CUTIE) Circle - The Coquitlam Ukulele Tiny Instrument Enthusiasts Circle was formed in the summer of 2014. Led by the talented musician and luthier, Paul Joaquin, the Cuties are a bunch of fun-loving people who all share the joy of playing the friendly ukulele in a song circle on the second Sunday of every month at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam. The goal of the Cutie Circle is to bring joy and music to the community through the playing of the ukulele as a group. For more info, visit

South Surrey / White Rock Ukulele Circle - The South Surrey / White Rock Ukulele Circle meets on the first Saturday of the month (starting March 2013) from 2 pm to 4 pm at Semiahmoo House Society, 15306 - 24 Ave. Surrey, B.C. Founded by alumni of the Vancouver Ukulele Circle, it offers a place for ukulele players of all skill levels who live on the south side of the river to meet and play. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Other clubs and groups in B.C. - List of other Ukulele clubs and groups in the Vancouver and Lower Mainland area. (information courtesy of the Vancouver Ukulele Circle)


The Underground Ukulele Circle (TUUC) - "A small but fierce ukulele circle" in the heart of the East Kootenay region in the interior of BC. The Underground Ukulele Circle (or TUUC) is part of the Fernie Ukulele Orchestra. They meet for jams at 7:30pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Clawhammer Letterpress Gallery (661-2nd Ave, Fernie BC). This circle encourages drop-ins, but also has a year round membership. All ages are welcome. Contact: Anie Hepher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Penticton Ukes - Formed November 2014, the group meets for a friendly community "Strumalong and Sing" every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the South Main Senior's Drop-in Centre, 2965 South Main Street, Penticton, BC, V2A 5J7. Everyone is welcome! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Ukulele 'Chord'inator, or phone (250) 488-7613.

Ukulele Orchestra of Kamloops - Officially named as such in 2013, the Ukulele Orchestra of Kamloops meets regularly, and hosts ukulele workshops, lessons, circles and performances at various venues. Regular meetings are held on Mondays, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Plura Hills United Church, 2090 Pacific Way.   Beginner / intermediate players meet on Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the North Hills Community Centre (Cottonwood Manor), 730 Cottonwood Avenue. For more information contact:


Esquimalt Rec Centre - offers both fall and spring eight-week courses on Thursdays, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Please contact the Rec Center for up-to-date times and fees. The sessions are held at the Esquimalt Rec Centre, 527 Fraser St., Equimalt, B.C., V9A 6H6. For more information: Ph. (250) 412-8500. (250) 412-8500 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monterey Ukulele Club - Victoria, B.C. The group meets year-round on Mondays from 1-3 pm (except for statutory holidays) at the Monterey Recreation Centre in Victoria, B.C. Membership. Membership has grown to over 50 since the resurgence in the popularity of the ukulele in recent years.
For further information contact: The Monterey Rec Centre (250) 370-3700


Nanaimo Ukulele CircleThe Nanaimo Ukulele Circle meets once a month at various times and locations in Nanaimo, B.C. The group offers "opportunities to 'jam', showcase, learn, and support others who share a passion for making music on the ukulele". Please visit their website for further details and meeting times.

Evergreen Ukulele Club - Comox Valley, B.C. The group meets regularly every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays as part of the "Evergreen Seniors Club" in Courtenay. Since starting up 2 years ago, the group averages between 25-30 members for some fun, singing and stumming on the uke.
For more information, Ph. (250) 338-2163 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fretted Friends - Black Creek, B.C. The group meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday evenings at the Black Creek Hall. The meetings provide instruction and group playing for beginners and experienced ukulele enthusiasts in the Black Creek area on Vancouver Island.

Time For Uke - Courtenay, B.C. - A group of retired ukulele teachers who gather together regularly and provide entertainment and performances locally in the N.Island area.