For gig requests please email:
...with details of who, when, where you'd like us to play, we normally charge a fee and put our charity collecting tin round during our performance. - thanks
Pompey Pluckers: Portsmouth's very own community ukulele group, we're 10 this year. Over the years, we've peformed over 600 time and collected £60,000 for local charties.
Hello... we are a diverse group of people living in and around Portsmouth UK, who love playing the ukulele and welcome new members of any ability.
This year Pompey Pluckers are supporting three charities which provide vital services to a wide range of people locally:
- Age UK Portsmouth - Free expert advice: on welfare benefits, social care, housing, scams or legal issues. Help Around The Home: with cleaning, shopping and other household jobs in the PO1 to PO9 postcode areas. Joining Forces Portsmouth provides free befriending support and a range of social activities for Forces veterans and their families in Portsmouth. https://www.ageuk.org.uk/portsmouth/
- Aldingbourne Trust; at 'MAKE' - supports people with learning disabilities and/or autism, providing real skills, care, jobs through strong partnerships between social enterprise and charity fundraising to give the people we support real choices to live independent lives. https://www.aldingbournetrust.org/
- Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service - PARCS works with people who have been sexually violated at any time in their lives and provides free specialist counselling and psychotherapy to all genders, from aged 5. http://www.parcs.org.uk/
MONDAYS: 7:30 p.m. The Auckland Arms Netley Road, Southsea, PO5 3NB - Sing song night - Beginners welcome
THURSDAYs: 8:00 p.m. The Old House at Home Locksway Road, Milton, PO4 8JR - Try out new stuff, development
Below: Pompey Pluckers donating £2,000 to Make: Aldingbourne Trust 30th November 2019
Pompey Plucker's charitable donations include:2011 - The Rowan's Hospice: £2,0002012 - Naomi House and Jack's Place: £3,0002013 - The Elizabeth Foundation: £7,1002014 - Wessex Cancer Trust: £8,0002015 - Hampshire, Isle of Wight Air Ambulance: £7,5002016 - Artscape: £8,1002017 - Mary Rose School: £7,7602018 - Rocky Apeal - £90002019 - Age UK (Portsmouth), MAKE & PARCS £6,000
ABOUT POMPEY PLUCKERS: We are a non-profit-making community group with around 100 members.
Our philosophy is simply that it's never too late nor too early to enjoy playing music with other people.
Pompey Pluckers has been associated with the Portsmouth Music Hub since its formation in 2011. Pompey Plucker Logo: © Sally Driver <