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Stu Eadie, Mullumbimby

As you may or may not know, a few folk and I are planning the first inaugural Mullum Uke Festival for July 2013 Fri 12 to Sun 14 July.

The loose premise so far is that we plan to use the existing venues and infrastructure much in same way as the Mullum Music Festival during the day for workshops and performances, then culminating in a massive group sing/strum along with performances from select artists in perhaps the Civic Hall and/or Ex-Services Club.

Roe Ritchie is finalising the requirements for the first grant application due next Monday.

To that end, I need as many artist confirmations and letter-of-support documents that I can manage.

They need to be an attachment (Word doc or PDF on letterhead, kinda official-like if possible) by this Friday at the latest.

Let me know if you need help (want us to write them for you).

Please send them as soon as you can to me and cc Roe.

Stu Eadie – [email protected]
Roe Ritchie – [email protected]

 

 


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