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Byron Writers Festival (26-28 August 2022) reveals full program. All tickets now on sale.

An inspiring program of celebrated authors as well as powerful new voices to mark its welcome return after a two-year hiatus. Themed ‘Radical Hope’, Byron Writers Festival 2022 will feature more than 140 writers and thinkers gathering together with the festival site relocated to the grounds adjacent to Elements of Byron on Bundjalung country.

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Byron Bay is a coastal town located on the far-north coast of NSW, Australia. Home to Australia’s most easterly point and the iconic Cape Byron lighthouse, the region is known for its spectacular beaches, unique shopping and dining experiences, world-class festivals, and vibrant community spirit.

Come visit, Byron style

Visitors enjoy a variety of accommodation options, some of the best food and food producers in the country, a wide range of activities, inspirational brands, fantastic markets and more. Byron Bay truly is unlike anywhere in the world. So, come visit the wellness capital of Australia and experience the awe- inspiring natural beauty, and lively, welcoming community.

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Surfers, Beachlovers, Waterpeople and All!!! Due to covid related complications, the 2022 Byron Bay Surf Festival has moved to a September timeslot this year. THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 8 TO SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11 2022 Held in Australia’s much-loved and internationally famous beach town Byron Bay, the Festival will provide some fabulously immersive experiences of surf culture. Our […]

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North Coast Mud Trail – Celebrating ten years

After two hard years, 17 ceramic artists will once again open their inspirational studios to the public. Mud Trail offers a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the region and connect directly with artists to experience first hand the diversity of skills, breadth of experience and bottomless creativity that motivates their passionate lives. North Coast […]

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The 19th Bangalow Music Festival 2022 (BMF), proudly owned, operated, and presented annually by Southern Cross Soloists (SXS), one of Australia’s most formidable and long-running chamber music ensembles, announced today its new works for didgeridoo to be World Premiered during Concert 3, MAPS AND JOURNEYS: THE WORLD’S FIRST ASTRONOMERS on Saturday 11:00am, August 13 at […]

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First Nations voices to be front and centre at Byron Writers Festival 2022

Australia’s largest regional writers festival returns with the theme of ‘Radical Hope’. Featuring Evelyn Araluen, Chelsea Watego, Jackie Huggins, Marcia Langton, Melissa Lucashenko, Bruce Pascoe, Bronwyn Bancroft, Aaron Fa’aoso, Steven Oliver, Fiona Foley, Judy Atkinson, Paul Callaghan, Daniel Browning, Grace Lucas-Pennington, Rhoda Roberts, Veronica Gorrie and more. Held on the lands of the Arakwal Bumberbin […]

Experience Byron Bay your way

Explore the region’s beaches by kayak, on horseback, by taking surf lessons, or whale watching. Get a birds-eye-view of the mountains and coastal landscape by balloon, or cross sky-diving off your bucket list. Shop local designers and producers at the community markets, be the first in Australia to watch the sunrise, or treat yourself to an indulgent day at the spa. Hike to the iconic lighthouse, people-watch with a cup of coffee, or discover the local art scene at one of Byron’s galleries or live music venues.

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