SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS Rescheduled to July 2022

Splendour in the Grass will reschedule to Friday 22 to Sunday 24 July 2022. In good news, GORILLAZ, THE STROKES and TYLER, THE CREATOR are all in for the new dates! “With vaccine rollout progressing more slowly than anticipated, we have made the decision to move the 20th Anniversary edition of the festival to July 2022.” […]

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BLUESFEST RESCHEDULED TO EASTER 2022 FRIDAY 15 TH APRIL – MONDAY 18 TH APRIL 2022

“WE ARE IMMENSELY PROUD OF WHO WE ARE AND THE BLUESFEST BRAND WE REPRESENT” – PETER NOBLE ON BLUESFEST’S RE-SCHEDULING “It is obvious that we cannot present Bluesfest in a safe manner in October, so we have re-scheduled back to our usual timing with dates over the Easter Long Weekend next year; a time we expect things […]

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Lismore Regional Gallery Announces the KOORI MAIL INDIGENOUS ART AWARD 2021

Lismore Regional Gallery and The Koori Mail are calling out for entries to the inaugural Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award 2021, a new art prize open to artists of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. The Award aims to encourage entries from established, mid-career, and emerging Indigenous artists from across the country working in any medium. It […]

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Enjoy the ultimate staycay at Blackbird Byron Bay with 40% off*

If you’re feeling anything like us, given everything that 2021 has thrown at us, you’ll be hanging out for a (much-deserved) mini-break! For our local Byron friends and beyond, who are lucky enough not be affected by border closures and lockdowns, Blackbird Byron is offering 40% off* from 27 July–31 August for you to enjoy […]

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SAMPLE FOOD FESTIVAL RETURNS IN 2021 FOR A SPECIAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Northern NSW’s premier food event, Sample Food Festival is returning to the Bangalow Showground on Saturday 4th September 2021. The 10th Anniversary edition of Sample Food Festival will feature a line-up of special guests along with a selection of the region’s best restaurants, breweries, distilleries, local market stalls, and a series of workshops and pop-up events to […]

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Stay in the Byron Hinterland

The Byron hinterland offers views, wilderness and a rich-farming history. Explore the countryside and small villages… and still be able to spend some time in Byron Bay. To help you start dreaming of your next holiday to the Byron hinterland, here are some of the top reviewed accommodation options available on booking.com. Sanctuary in The […]

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2021 National NAIDOC Poster

The 2021 National NAIDOC Poster, ‘Care for Country’ was designed by Gubbi Gubbi artist Maggie-Jean Douglas. Using the 2021 NAIDOC Week theme, Heal Country!, as inspiration, ‘Care for Country’ is a bright and vibrant artwork which explores how Country has cared for and healed First Nations people spiritually, physically, emotionally, socially and culturally. The artwork […]

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MULLUM CIRCUS FESTIVAL TO REBRAND AS ‘NATIONAL CIRCUS FESTIVAL’

2021 FESTIVAL RESCHEDULED NATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM Monday 26 – Thursday 29 September 2022 FESTIVAL WEEKEND Friday 30 September – Sunday 2 October 2022   The Mullum Circus Festival announced that it will henceforth be known as National Circus Festival, with its new name and branding officially unveiled alongside its early bird 2021 program announcement. To be […]

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Winter school holiday activities in Byron Bay

It’s always good to have a few school holiday activities planned, with the cooler winter weather – most water activities aren’t suited to kids. Winter in Byron is also whale watching season – and a great time for beach or bush walks. Here’s a few ideas of the sort of activities suited to kids in […]

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TEDxByronBay returns after 5 years with amazing lineup

The final line up of TEDxByronBay has been released showcasing some of the most interesting and inspiring people in the region. “We’ve got underwater explorers (yes, Franck actually slept underwater for four days!), the nation’s favourite garden gnome, our local Deathwalker, an expert on the songs in our streams, an artist exploring why rainbows make us happy, […]

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Happy World Ocean Day – 8th of June

The 8th June is World Ocean Day – a day where everyone is asked to stop and think about our impacts, as humans, on our oceans. With the Cape Byron Marine Park, home to more than 500 different species of fish, turtles, migrating humpback whales and the endangered grey nurse shark, it’s a timely reminder […]

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SPLENDOUR XR – Virtual Festival 24 & 25 July 2021

SPLENDOUR XR – It’s Unreal – A World First Immersive Virtual Music Festival Experience – Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 July 2021 (AEST) – On Sale Now Splendour in the Grass is thrilled to introduce Splendour XR, a bold and world first extended reality edition of your favourite Aussie festival. It’s online, priced to be affordable and It’s […]

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