Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship Meeting : March 24th 2013

Hobbit Hole now in QLD Museum as part of the Collectomania Exhibition.

Easter Monday – Colmslie Beach Reserve

family and friends barbecue

noon start


BADGES:  medium size and another person to make them

need to sort out people to man stall on each day

need people to help set up and bring down gear

raffle and badges

Hobbit hole to come back with Trevor and Christine on Monday to the Museum

Costume Party-Games Night – all invited

–          11th May, 6.30pm start

–          host will cater for evening meal ($10 a head)

–          BYO drinks

–          vegetarians to contact Peter in advance to sort out a meal

–          trivia (movies and books)  à need someone to help Peter with this.

–          Tolkien Pictionary and Tolkien charades

–          Christine to bring and play harp

–          Miles à Dad’s music club à someone to play music perhaps? (Miles to talk to Peter further) Hobbit Karaoke

Dinner Dance (Oct 12th)

–          contact local politicians, alderman, (Morningside, Stafford)

–          Cosplay act (LOTR group from Melbourne(?)), Christine and her harp, choir and DJ for entertainment

–          Cosplay prize

–          Prizes donated so far: Posters and 2 sets of Legolas knives (THANKYOU NOELA!) One set of knives for each Supanova event.

–          Phillip to organise raffles

  • Donations first. If desperate we will sort out an allowance per prize
  • Not necessary to keep prizes Hobbit-y
  • raffle license to be acquired (free)
  • door prize, raffles on night, costume prize, and auctions (Bronco’s, Lion’s and other famous people to be contacted to do illustrations (NEED SOMEONE TO DO THIS PLEASE! – can be same email just with different name on each email))
  • will help sell tickets on the night
  • LARP? for a donation?

June event (LOTR showing) cancelled due to clashes on Queens Birthday weekend

Meet and Greet

–          to be organised for sometime in July.

–          Rotary might like to hold a fundraising BBQ? (Amy to talk to her father)

–          Displays, entertainment, stalls, talks etc.


–          needs redesigning (Blair, Miles?)

–          contact hosts

–          Can we build from scratch? à A few people say yes it is possible

–          people in BTF to have access to post so it is not just one person posting all the time

–          donate button à get donations from overseas

–          Monthly newsletter?

  • Trevor to liase with Peter D
  • our news plus others news and ‘gossip’
  • Needs lots of people to contribute an article and have one person just put them together
  • for website, facebook and people on mailing list

FPEF now has a back account àNeeds third person to witness/site audit. Suggestions for Ben to do this.

Pyjama Foundation

–          Brisbane based (Albion) organisation supporting people go out and read to children

–          recipients of CASH ONLY for their Library.

2 Agencies which send books to people in needy OS locations

–          gives us free publicity


–          Red Carpet Tours are redoing website at the moment- Peter will contact them soon about our group attending

–          approximately $4000 +airfares. Comparable to other Tour Companies but this one specialises in Movie locations as well as some other attractions.

Peter to investigate publishing a book

–          good paperback version, ebook too perhaps

–          check àfanfic and ISBN. For Peter to discuss with his specialist contacts

Minutes composed by Amy….Thank you.

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