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The Byron Arts Classic

Its that time of year again! The Byron Arts Classic has extended its registration deadline to December 9th. Download the entry form HERE. Over $10,000 worth of prizes are to be won in the categories of Painting, Works on Paper, Photography, Sculpture. Exhibition will be… Read More »The Byron Arts Classic

The Mullumbimby Circus Festival

The Mullumbimby Circus Festival is thrilled to host an array of world-class, international, national and local performers including those direct from the spectacular Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2013 this October. The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest arts festival in the world, with every year attracting thousands… Read More »The Mullumbimby Circus Festival

Living Earth

Driving through Mullumbimby on the first day of Spring, there was indeed a change in the air. Not only was every inhalation filled with the sweet scent of jasmine and lavender, but there was also a certain festive spirit in the breeze. The biggest small… Read More »Living Earth

RAW – Translations

After a hugely successful first event, capturing an audience of over 750 guests on a rainy Wednesday in July. RAW Byron Bay promises an even larger show at next month’s second Showcase. The innovative independent arts organisation, wowed onlookers from near and far by introducing them… Read More »RAW – Translations

When a whale waves hello

There are so many whales cruising past at the moment! Yesterday the conditions were absolutely perfect. We spent almost 4 hours in the bay with loads of whales getting up close and personal with us. If you get a chance get out on the ocean… Read More »When a whale waves hello

What Winter?

   Winter? Where? I haven’t seen him in ages, sorry, try down south. It’s been pretty dang beautiful here in Byron Bay the last little while. Warm, sunny days, clean, clean water, quiet stretches of sandy beaches – you could totally be mistaken for thinking… Read More »What Winter?

Northern Rivers Rail Trail

The Lismore to Murwillumbah railway line opened in 1894 allowing passengers and goods to be transported to Sydney by coastal shipping from Byron Bay. The line was closed in 2004 as it was considered to expensive to maintain. Despite repeated attempts to reopen the line… Read More »Northern Rivers Rail Trail