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 […]

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Sample Food Festival Returns This Spring For A Special 10th Anniversary Celebration

Sample Food Festival, Northern NSW’s premier food event, is returning to the Bangalow Showground on Saturday 3rd September 2022 after postponements in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid restrictions. The 10th Anniversary edition will celebrate the resilient Northern Rivers community and feature a selection of the region’s best restaurants, breweries, distilleries and market stalls showcasing […]

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15th Arakwal NAIDOC Week Film Screening at the Byron Theatre

The Arakwal Corporation, Flickerfest & iQ Inc are thrilled to present their annual evening of inspiring aboriginal storytelling celebrating NAIDOC Week 2022 and this year’s theme ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!’ The 15th Arakwal NAIDOC Week Film Screening at the Byron Theatre on 5 July. This year’s programme of Flickerfest favourites is curated from […]

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July school holiday activities in Byron

Winter in Byron, with cooler weather, still offers visitors a wide range of things to do, local shopping, plenty of fantastic wine & dine options, the Byron Beachside Market, whale watching, and the ever-popular Splendour in the Grass music & art festival. On top of all this, there are a heap of activities to keep […]

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SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS – EXPLORE Beyond the Main Stages!

With just one month to go until we gather at North Byron Parklands for one almighty splendid reunion, we’re back with more Splendour in the Grass for you to explore! There’s an alternate universe of Splendour in the Grass beyond the main stages, where world music and wellness reigns, where mesmerised mates dance amongst Tipis […]

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Northern Rivers Food Harvest Food Trail Returns in 2022

After a postponement from their usual schedule in May due to the floods, it is fantastic to see that Northern Rivers Food (NRF) have announced the return of their annual Harvest Food Trail in 2022, allowing locals and visitors the much needed opportunity to come together to experience, celebrate and enjoy our amazing food & […]

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Byron Writers Festival

Mark your calendar for Byron Writers Festival 2022, set to take place this August 26 — 28 at their new site, the beautiful North Byron Parklands. UPDATE – The 2022 Byron Writers Festival (Aug 26-28) will no longer be taking place at North Byron Parklands and will take place on the grounds adjacent to Elements […]

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What to do in Byron Bay this June

Byron has a summer lifestyle that is the envy of the world, however winter in Byron has its own charm and rewards. With the town quieter than its busier summer period, it’s the perfect time to explore the region, with a plethora of options to help shake off the winter blues. Whether it’s indulging in […]

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THE NATIONAL CIRCUS FESTIVAL RETURNS IN 2022 – CELEBRATES WITH THE FAMOUS SPIEGELTENT

The National Circus Festival (formerly the Mullum Circus Festival) today announced its return in 2022, to be hosted from September 26 – October 2 at the Mullumbimby Showgrounds. To celebrate its return, the festival today revealed that it will become the first event in the NSW Northern Rivers to host The Famous Spiegeltent. The Famous […]

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The North Coast Festival of Flavour will ignite the taste buds of the region

Don’t miss the North Coast Festival of Flavour on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June 2022. The producers, farmers, restaurateurs, brewers, distillers and winemakers of this lush region are serving up the very best of the North Coast with a series of exciting events and experiences. From Byron Bay to the Tweed, Lismore […]

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FALLS 2022/2023 LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

Yep, Falls is ready to elevate your New Year with exciting new venues in VIC and WA and a fresher, deeper lineup and electronic experience than ever before! Message your best festival mates and prepare to party your way into 2023, camping at Pennyroyal Plains VIC or North Byron Parklands NSW, or cityside at Fremantle […]

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Mother’s Day 2022 in Byron Bay

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Byron Bay this year with a brunch or lunch at one of Byron’s many dining options. Here’s a sample of what’s on offer… Mother’s Day at Beach Byron Bay Celebrate the fabulous mother figure in your life with a leisurely lunch overlooking Clarkes Beach. Settle in on the Beach Deck to […]

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