Orchestras

Banjovi
Instruments:Banjo and Guitar
Contact:: Joyce Wooster on 01844 344829 or by E-mail
Venue:Princes Risborough area of Bucks
Web:www.banjovi.co.uk

Birmingham BMG Orchestra
Instruments:All fretted
Contact: Mrs D Cusick, 10 Wynyates, Sageside
Tamworth, Staffs, B79 7UP
Tel:01827 50003
Venue: Maypole Methodist Church, Sladepool Farm Road, Maypole,
Birmingham B14 5DJ
Most Wednesdays 7.30 to 9.30 pm

Bristol Fingers and Frets
Instruments: All fretted plus percussion, reed, concertina, accordion etc
Contact: email Diana Wood at diana_wood@talk21.com
Venue: St Barnabas Church Hall, Church Avenue, Warmley, South Glos.  BS30 5JJ 
Time: Weekly on Monday evenings 8pm.
Web:
 www.fingersandfrets.wordpress.com

Bristol Mandolin and Guitar Ensemble
Instruments: Mandolins and Guitars
Contact: Knud Stüwe 0117 9421438
Venue: Greenway Centre, Doncaster Rd, Bristol BS10 5PY
Time: Fortnightly,10.00 – 12.00 a.m Saturdays during term time
Web:https://knudstuwe.com/the-bristol-mandolin-and-guitar-ensemble

CHEGO (Chelmsford Guitar Orchestra)
Instruments:Classical Guitar
Contact: Roger Montgomery 07773 155981 or email rogermontgomery@hotmail.co.uk rogermontgomery@hotmail.co.uk
Venue: The Heritage Centre, Galleywood Common, Chelmsford CM2 8TR
Time: Fortnightly Wednesday 7 – 9pm
Web: www.facebook.com/ChegoGuitarOrchestra

Da Capo Alba
Instruments: Mandolins and Guitars
Contact: Barbara Pommerenke-Steel on 01698 457518
Venue: United Reformed Church, 11 Old Coach Road, East Kilbride
Time: Wednesdays 7-9.30pm
Web: www.mandolinscotland.org

Edinburgh Mandolin & Guitar Orchestra
Instruments: Mandolin, Mandola and Guitar. Would welcome more guitars
Contact:Liz Marroni email:lmarroni15@gmail
Venue: Edinburgh Society of Musicians, 3 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3BL
Time: Thursday evening 7 – 9pm
Webwww.emgo.org.uk

The Fretful Federation
Instruments: Mandolin Family and Guitar
Contact: Adrian Milarski 01273 503555
Venue: St. George’s Church, Kemptown, Brighton
Time: Tuesdays 7.30-9.30pm
Web: www.fretful-federation.co.uk

 Leigh-on-Sea BMG Orchestra
Instruments: all fretted
Contact: Rose Porter on 01268 785969
Venue: telephone for details
Time: Fortnightly on Wednesday at 8pm

Lewisham BMG Orchestra
Instruments: All fretted
Contact: Janet Ambrose on 07795 196165
Venue: St. George’s Church Hall,Albemarle Road, Beckenham (2 mins from Beckenham Junction Station)
Time: Mondays from 7.30 to 9.30

London Mandolin Ensemble (LME)
Instruments: Mandolin, Mandola, Guitar
Contact for LME: Maxine Wiltshire
email:info@londonmandolinensemble.org.uk
Waiting List in operation
Venue:Crown Court Church Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5EZ.
Time:Monday evening 7.30 – 9.30pm see web site for dates
Web: www.londonmandolinensemble.org.uk

Mandolin Orchestra Of Devon
Instruments: Mandolin and mandolin family Contact: through www.wrenmusic.co.uk
Venue: Ebenezer Hall, North Street, Oakhampton, EX20 1AR

The World Renowned Michael Elston Mandolin Orchestra
Instruments:Mandolins
Contact:Michael Elston by E-mail
Venue:Stretford Public Hall, Chester Road, Stretford M32 0LG
Time:Approx once a month, usually Sunday 1pm – 5pm

Mandolin Self Help Group
Instruments: Mandolin and mandolin related – Mandola, Mandocello, Cittern, Bouzouki etc
Contact: Tosh Marshall 0208 9602546
Venue: Westbourne Rehearsal Studios, Paddington, London
Time: Sunday every 3 or 4 weeks
Web site: click here

Mango Orchestra
Lanarkshire Mandolin and Guitar Youth Orchestra

Instruments:Mandolins and Guitars
Contact: Barbara Pommerenke-Steel on 01698 457518
Venue: United Reformed Church, 11 Old Coach Road, East Kilbride
Time: Wednesdays 5-6.30pm
Web: www.mandolinscotland.org

Midlands Fretted Orchestra
Instruments: All fretted
Contact: Danielle Saxon Reeves on 07947 168192
Venue: St. Peter’s Parish Hall, Pedmore Lane, Stourbridge, W Midlands DY9 0SW
Time: Fortnightly on Thursdays 7.30-9.30 pm
Web: www.m-f-o.co.uk

Moonlight Mandolin Orchestra
Instruments: Mandolin, Mandola, Guitar and Double-Bass
Contact: Mu Porter on 01223 234874 or email
Venue: Histon Baptist Church just north of Cambridge,
Time: 8pm 1st and 3rd Thursday evenings per month
Web: www.moonlightmandolins.org

North East Mandolin Band
Instruments: Mandolin family, Guitar, Piano accordion
Contact: Jimmy Powells on 01670 715564 or email jimmypowells@btinternet.com
Location: Cramlington, Northumberland Time: 8pm – 10.30pm Sunday but not every week – contact for dates

Phoenix Mandolins
Instruments: Mandolin, Mandola, Guitar
Email: phoenixmandos@gmail.com
Venue: AL1 4RU – email for details
Time: Fortnightly, Friday evenings 8–10pm
Web: www.phoenixmandolins.org.uk

Ottocorde
Instruments: Mandolins of all sizes, Bass Viol, Banjos. Would also welcome other fretted instruments eg ukulele and guitar
Contact: William Shering 07907 645320 or email
Venue:Packams Coach House, Fordingbridge
Time: Tuesdays 7.30pm during term time

S.O.U.P. Ukulele Club
Instruments: Ukulele
Contact: email
Venue:St Andrew’s Parish Centre, 36 Silver St, Enfield EN1 3EG.
Time: Every other Tuesday 8 – 10pm
Webukulelesoup.co.uk

Waltham Forest Plectrum Guitar Orchestra
Instruments: plectrum guitar
Contact: Michael Crane on 020 8923 1160

Wirral Mandoliers
Instruments: Mandolin, Mandola and Guitar
Contact: Joyce Richards 0151 6384119
Venue/Time: Wallasey,Thursday evening – please telephone to check before attending

Worcester Classical Guitar Orchestra
Instruments: Classical Guitar
Contact:Margaret (Boo) Vernon email Venue:Church of St George, St George’s Square, Barbourne, Worcester WR11HX. Monthly, 2nd Sunday of each month (except August)6.30 – 9.00pm
Web: www.worcesterguitar.co.uk