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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 Maoto 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. […]

Inaugural BUMS Online Jam

Adrian Board reviews our inaugural BUMS online jam.  There’s positives to everything, even a pandemic. Ok, nobody asked for the world we live in at the moment. But it’s not all bad.  For example, we couldn’t get together in person, so we ran an online jam. First Time Round At first it was weird. All […]

Video Tips for BUMS Online

Here’s some tips from our Media Manager Jo Kunde for creating a great looking video! We encourage all of our members to share a song, a technique or even a lesson with our community in BUMS Online group. Maybe you’d like to lead a set in our Big Uke Jams Online? You’ve got a smart […]


Extraordinary Membership for Extraordinary Times.

Stay connected with your uke friends. In response to the challenges presented to our community as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, the BUMS Inc Committee has created a special Extraordinary Associate Membership for the balance of the 2020 financial year. The good news is its FREE! This gives our many visitors to our regular […]

Albany Creek Jam Feature

Our Albany Creek Jam has been through a few changes since it started at its original venue at Samuel Grays in May 2018. After a name change and a few months of new management, the Albany Creek jam required a sudden venue switch for March 2020. But a couple of things you can always rely […]