Urban Strawberry Lunch

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Urban Strawberry Lunch (USL) are a Liverpool based group who make music on everyday objects. Formed by Benjamin F Tin and Ambrose Reynolds in 1987, USL began making their own musical instruments after a fire destroyed all of their (uninsured) musical instruments. Among other activities, they are known for their performances and music festivals hosted within Liverpool's landmark "bombed-out church", the Church of St Luke, Liverpool.[1][2][3]

USL operate in three interrelated areas:

  • Composing, performing and recording
  • Making instruments and sound sculptures
  • Learning and community projects


  1. ^ Joe Riley, "Lunch St Luke’s, Berry Street", Liverpool Echo, 20 August 2008.
  2. ^ Catherine Jones, "Film festival for St Luke’s", Liverpool Echo, 14 March 2008.
  3. ^ Mary Brennan, "The Banquet. Tramway, Glasgow", The Herald, 16 May 1991.

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