Byron Bay International Film Festival 2022 shines light in darkness

Australia’s leading regional film festival returns in October with a 10-day celebration of cinema that is a favourite cultural event for locals and visitors from around the world. Leading with the tagline, Shining Light in Darkness, the 2022 Festival marks a return to connecting local and visiting filmmakers with film-lovers and a full program that […]

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TEDxByronBayWOMEN tickets on sale

After a sell out success in June last year offering its audience an array of speakers exploring cutting edge ideas, TEDxByronBay is bringing a new annual event to the shire – TEDxByronBayWOMEN. TEDxByronBayWOMEN is about the power of women and girls to be creators and change-makers. This year we have 10 incredible women and some […]

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Caper Byron Bay Festival Announces Debut Program with Over 30 Events + Experiences

Following an incredible debut announcement, Caper Byron Bay Our Food and Culture Festival launch their first program inclusive of over 30 diverse events and experiences. Across a four-day celebration in November, the dynamic series will showcase the best of Northern River’s food, beverage, music and art, with tickets going on sale from 3pm, Wednesday 14 September. […]

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Art Byron – a Contemporary Art Gathering

After two years of postponements due to the pandemic and floods organisers of Art Byron will forge ahead with the four day celebration of creativity, culture and diversity starting on September 30 at venues across Byron Shire. Asking the question do we choose Love or Fear?, the inaugural Art Byron will gather local and nationally […]

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The iconic Bangalow Billycart Derby is back on Sunday 18 September 2022!

Gear up for a fun day out and watch homemade and professional billycarts zoom down the Main Street. There is a race category for everyone from 5 year olds to celebs to school comps and seniors and the parent/child race. Bangalow Lions Club President Greg Nash said that after a 2 year hiatus he was […]

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What to do in Byron Bay this September

Spring is in the air and we’re enjoying warmer and longer days in Byron Bay. This month Byron plays host to three of the region’s most popular festivals, it’s still whale watching season, plus its school holidays. Be sure to check out the markets, tours, and restaurants – and if you’re looking to stay a […]

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A triumphant return for Byron Writers Festival 2022

Byron Writers Festival 2022 (26-28 August) was a resounding success, delighting audiences with a triumphant return after two years of cancellations. More than 140 writers, thinkers and storytellers came together to explore the theme ‘Radical Hope’ in a compelling program of panels, conversations and feature events. Close to 9,500 patrons attended the festival that included […]

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The September school holidays in Byron Bay

The September school holidays (NSW 24 Sept – 9 Oct, QLD 17 Sep – 3 Oct) are a popular time to visit Byron. The weather is warming up, both holiday periods catch the Byron Bay Markets and the Bangalow Markets, plus its still whale spotting season. Here are a few school holiday activities to consider, […]

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BYRON BAY SURF FESTIVAL 2022

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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What to do in Byron Bay this August

August is the last month of winter in Byron and the days are getting a little warmer and a little longer. Whale watching is in full swing, our header image has been provided by Out of the Blue Adventures, who offer a fantastic, award winning whale watching tour. Here are some highlights for August, if […]

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WORLD PREMIERE NEW WORKS FOR DIDGERIDOO ANNOUNCED FOR THE 19th BANGALOW MUSIC FESTIVAL

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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