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It’s Good to be a BUM

BE A BUM!  JOIN NOW! There’s never been a better time to join Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Inc. Ukulele is the perfect stress reliever for these unsettled times! As George Harrison wrote, “Everybody should have and play a ‘uke’. It’s so simple to carry with you, and it is one instrument you can’t play and […]

2020 AGM Announced

What a year its been! How have we done? What can be improved? Find out at the 2020 BUMS Inc Annual General Meeting. Here’s your opportunity to contribute, and keep our society going strong. Find out what our society has achieved with you, and for you, in these challenging last 18 months. Take part and […]

What is COVID 19 and Keeping Our Community Safe

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new form of coronavirus. It was first reported in December 2019 in China and has since been declared a pandemic. Symptoms reported in identified cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus include: fever a cough sore throat fatigue shortness of breath Anyone who has fever (or history […]

QR Code Tips

Check in fast with QR codes. As BUMS returns to live jams things are a little bit different! As well as booking tickets online for the limited places available, BUMS Inc are required to keep accurate visitor details for contact tracing. Checking in to venues becomes the new way and to ensure BUMS Inc is compliant […]

LIVE at Last! Deception Bay Jam

It’s been six months of longing to get back to together. At last after so many considerations and lots of planning BUMS Inc held its first face to face live jam post lockdown. This first jam was held at Deception Bay in a truly unique open air venue the Maota Fono Samoan Meeting House. Set […]

BUMS Reboot- Stay COVID Safe

Queensland Government Eases Restrictions in Stage 3- July 3 2020 We are all breathing a sigh of relief with the latest news from the Queensland Government which allows for further easing of the restrictions on business and on gatherings. READ the latest public health directions to stay COVID safe for Stage 3: Going out, travel, recreation […]

BUMS Membership Extended

EOFY MEMBERSHIP GIFT It’s the end of the financial year and that usually means that it’s time to renew your BUMS Inc Membership. However we find ourselves in strange and discordant times, and so a decision was taken by your management committee, that all current memberships will be extended until 31 December. One of the […]

Life Members 2020

Congratulations to Keryn Henderson and Ian Phillips on being awarded Life Membership of BUMS Inc in recognition of their outstanding and dedicated contributions to the BUMS community and activities. Keryn Henderson Many committee roles since 2012 including Treasurer, Secretary and Gigmeister, works behind the scenes on many projects including website development, newsletters, SPRUKE festivals, BUMS […]

Festival 2020 Updates

Are you longing to hit the road and immerse yourself in all the fun of a ukulele festival? Pending restrictions loosening, and our Queensland borders opening and travel becoming an option, here’s the latest news from upcoming festivals regarding their status. Central Coast Ukulele & Folk Festival: The Entrance NSW 28-30 August 2020 https://centralcoastukuleleclub.com/ We […]

ANZAC DAY 2020 – Apart but Together

An Opportunity to Come Together Current social restrictions presented BUMS with wonderful opportunity to bring its members together for an unique and solemn celebration. The BUMS Online ANZAC Day 2020 event, honouring Australian and New Zealand war efforts from WWI to the present day, comprised a 10:00 am service followed by an 11:00 am jam. […]