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Byron Bay Gears Up for the 24th Byron Bay Triathlon

The 24th edition of the Byron Bay Triathlon returns to town on Saturday 11 May. An expected field exceeding 1100 athletes competing in Tempta, Sprint and Olympic distances will be joined by 100 juniors, many of whom will be competing in their very first triathlon. The Triathlon marks the final event in the Triathlon New South Wales Interclub Series, which has seen teams from Coffs Harbour, Yamba, Port Macquarie, Ballina, Hat Head, as well as the local Byron Tri Club battle it out across the regi...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Suffolk Park, Byron Bay Triathlon, Byron Bay Tri, Tempta Sprint, Triathlon New South Wales, Byron Tri Club, Interclub, Deb Fuller, Byron Triathlon, Mike Crawley, Byron Bay Surf Lifesaving Club

Poetry: Deep Reading For Better Writing With Lisa Brockwell

Reading poems deeply is a sure-fire way to write better poems. In this workshop we will read a selection of great poems closely, to see what makes them tick and to enjoy what they can do. For all skill levels, from published poets to those just starting out. Lisa Brockwell lives on a rural property near Byron Bay with her husband and young son.  She was runner-up in the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize in 2015, and has been shortlisted for the Australian Cathol...
Tags: Travel, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Canberra Times, University of Canberra, Lisa Brockwell, Jonson St Byron Bay

Mullum at Night -Street Food & Live Music under the fairy lights

Mullum at Night is on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 5 PM – 9 PM Gather your friends and family and head to the lush green grounds of the Mullum Leagues Club for a night of dancing to local legend Micka Scene on stage under the fairy lights. Grab a bite to eat from the bevy of delicious world food chefs at the pop up street food markets and a drink from the outdoor pop up bars. Handmade, designer, plants & makers markets Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options Pop up Byron Brewery bar Kids fun a...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Micka, Byron Brewery, Mullum Leagues Club

Aine Tyrrell Return To The Sea Album Launch Tour

‘Tyrrell’s incredible journey is one you’d be well advised to follow…  A purveyor of elegant yet seductively psychedelic folk songs….’ –  Iain Shedden, The Australian Story is at the forefront for troubadour Áine Tyrrell whose rich songwriting practice draws deeply on her Irish roots. Her latest offering ‘Return to the Sea’was written and recorded in her homeland but mastered and crowdfunded with one boot in the red dirt of her adopted country of Australia. Fiercely independent Tyrrell is not on...
Tags: Travel, News, Australia, Culture, Ireland, Festivals & Events, Don, Byron Bay, Tyrrell, Mark Stanley, Áine Tyrrell, Iain Shedden, Shane Howard The

The Byron Bay Triathlon is soon approaching (11 May 2019)

The Byron Bay Triathlon is soon approaching, and it’s going to be better than ever! The event offers a fun experience for all involved. Whether you’re a season veteran or looking to compete in your first triathlon, the Byron Bay Tri offers a range of distances that are suitable for all skill levels. The whole weekend is certainly going to be one to remember. And to help with this, the Byron Bay Triathlon Weekend Guide is a one stop guide for all things Byron Tri. Chock full of activity recomme...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Sydney, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Byron Bay Triathlon, Byron Bay Tri, Byron Tri Chock, Ballina Airport, Coopers All, Byron Bay Surf Life Saving

Mullum2Bruns Paddle 2019: Early bird registration until April 15

Sunday 26 may 2019 Early bird registration until 15 April The Mullum2Bruns Paddle is an annual event held on the Brunswick River, starting at Heritage Park, Mullumbimby and ending at the Terrace Park in Brunswick Heads, a distance of around 10km. There is something for everyone: Challenges: Competitive events, drawing top athletes from all over Australia, with valuable prizes to be won Fun Paddle: Bring along any non-motorised craft that floats and have some fun with family and friend...
Tags: Travel, News, Australia, Culture, Festivals & Events, Brunswick, Byron Bay, Terrace Park, Brunswick River, Heritage Park Mullumbimby

Podcasting with Samantha Turnbull

Anyone can make a podcast with a microphone and a computer, but creating a good one that people (beyond friends and family) listen to is a little more difficult. This workshop will focus on what makes a successful podcast, with an emphasis on writing, producing, presenting and promoting. It will also include an introduction to editing, and the nuts and bolts of how to record and release your own podcast. This workshop is suitable for content-makers across all genres. Participants will need a sma...
Tags: Travel, Abc, Australia, Culture, Sam, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Jonson St Byron Bay, Samantha Turnbull

Daily Playing Schedule and Final Acts Announced for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Next Month

After months of excitement and anticipation, the wait is over. There’s just a matter of weeks to go, the full line-up and daily playing schedules for Bluesfest 2019 are here! With over 200 artist performances playing over 300 hours of incredible live music, we are ready to celebrate our 30th Anniversary this Easter. We’ve so many acts across multiple genres playing, who do you want to see? Grab your mates and get planning now! The 2019 playing schedule is available on Commenti...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Montreal, Glastonbury, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Bluesfest, Folk Alliance, Lucy Gallant, Peter Noble OAM, Jack Johnson Iggy Pop Ben Harper, Sametime New Zealand, Māmā Mihi, Clarence Bekker Band Ward Thomas Glenn Cardier

The Italian Byron Bay Kids Eat Free!

We have a March Special for the families! KIDS EAT FREE! Monday to Thursday between 6pm – 7pm. Take a night off the pans! The post The Italian Byron Bay Kids Eat Free! appeared first on Byron Bay Blog.
Tags: Travel, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay

3 DAYS left to grab your EARLY BIRD TIX for Stephen Jenkinson

Due to a typo on our Trybooking site, with regards to the final date of the early bird tix, we have decided to extend our early bird quota and offer by 3 days. Early Bird Tickets now end Wednesday 13 March. There is LIMITED early bird tix available so make sure you jump in a grab your tickets in time! Renew Fest presents a DEEP RENEW WEEKEND, featuring international guest Stephen Jenkinson, along with a Vigil For Grief. ~ ~ ~ We will begin with two sessions with international author, teacher, ...
Tags: Travel, Culture, Stephen, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Ella Rose Goninan, Stephen Jenkinson, Mullumbimby Showgrounds


By enjoying a few Murbah Swamp Beers, Northern Rivers locals are set to help raise tens of thousands of dollars for local palliative care services at Stone & Wood’s third annual Murwillumbah Open Day, which last year raised over $30,000 for the Wedgetail Retreat. Between 11.00am and 5.00pm on Saturday 30 March at Stone & Wood’s Murwillumbah brewery, the annual ‘Murbah’ Open Day will again invite locals to an all-day, family-friendly event of beer, food and music, complete with market stalls, foo...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, News, Culture, Meredith, Festivals & Events, Daly, Murwillumbah, Stone Wood, Jasmin Daly, Tweed Coast, Wedgetail Retreat, Murbah Swamp Beers Northern Rivers, Wedgetail Retreat Between, Kite Crescent South Murwillumbah Murwillumbah

SON (Susan O’Neil) Live at Club Mullum FRI 22 MARCH , 8PM + Special Guest Angie Hudson

SON (Susan O’Neil) and her phenomenal husky voice and brilliant guitar and looping wowed Australian audiences in 2018 with a small promotional tour – an incredible Irish singer songwriter and performer… she is a major talent. Sharon Shannon has invited SON to sing in her band on her Australian Tour of March 2019. We are so lucky that SON is also performing SOLO for us at Club Mullum. Get in now and tell your friends. You don’t want to miss seeing her while she is still relatively unknown. Angi...
Tags: Travel, Norah Jones, Culture, Festivals & Events, Angie, Byron Bay, Sharon Shannon, Banksia, Nkechi Anele, Susan O Neil, Angie Hudson, Lianne La Havas Jeff Buckley Sade, Susan O Neil Live

Bangalow Designers’ Market

Saturday April 20 2019, Bangalow Public School, 8am – 3pm Bangalow Designers’ Market showcasing the best of local talent from in and around the Byron Shire.   The post Bangalow Designers’ Market appeared first on Byron Bay Blog.
Tags: Travel, News, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay

2019 Byron Bay Surf Festival, It’s a wrap!!

what a week that was!! Cyclone Oma delivered what only a cyclone can …pumping waves & wild conditions!! The 2019 Byron Bay Surf Festival was a festival to remember. Offering five epic days of world class waves thanks to Cyclone Oma, cranking live tunes, inspirational films, world class art exhibition, enviro chats and Q&A panels with a few of surfing’s most influential competitors & characters. Despite extreme weather we managed to run 14 of the planned 16 events and the dedicated and happy crow...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, World Champs, Mark Morgan, Beach Hotel, Lone Goat Gallery, Dick Hoole, Cyclone Oma, Surfings, Abbi Hart, Tim Cornish, Taylor Steele Occy

Bangalow Billycart Derby

SAVE THE DATE : Put this one on your calendar. This is one of those moments where our hearts fill and our chests puff out with such a feeling of immense pride for our village, its volunteers, sponsors and what can be achieved as a community Thank you Bangalow Lions Club for putting on the 2019 Bangalow Billycart Derby … we are all VERY VERY excited Main sponsor: Summerland Credit Union Image credit: Niche Pictures – Lyn McCarthy (your work blows our minds every time Lyn – hope we see you at this...
Tags: Travel, News, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Lyn, Bangalow Lions Club, Bangalow Billycart Derby, Niche Pictures, Lyn McCarthy

Margarita March at the Balcony Bar & Oyster Co.

It’s always a fiesta when there’s margarita’s involved so Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. have decided to bring Margarita March back to the Bay for the second year shaking. Feeling thirsty already? Celebrate this traditional Mexican drink by sipping through The Balcony’s specialty Margarita menu which features a twist to suit every taste bud. RED DRAGON tequila, triple sec, lime juice, agave nectar, dragon fruit puree, lime zest salt, on the rocks SMOKIN’ DAISY jalapeno infused tequila, Agave nectar, L...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, Balcony, Byron, Bay, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Balcony Bar Oyster Co, Animal Welfare League, Oyster Co, Balcony Bar amp, Margarita March, Feista

Indigenous Music to Rock the Main Stages at Bluesfest 2019!

From folk to hip-hop and timeless classics, the Indigenous music circuit is incredibly strong right now. We are thrilled to announce that we have eight fantastic Indigenous acts performing at Bluesfest along with Boomerang Festival this Easter long weekend. Indigenous artists playing Boomerang AND Bluesfest this Easter long weekend: Baker Boy Archie Roach Yothu Yindi & the Treaty Project Mojo Juju Benny Walker Mission Songs Project Dallas Woods Brotherhood of the Blues Plus over 70 more acts acr...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Bluesfest, Archie Roach Yothu Yindi

WOMB – Womens Oneness Movement Byron, Women’s Empowerment Festival 3 March

The WOMB project presents to you the Women’s Empowerment Festival. We bring you an empowering day of workshops, talks, panel discussions, music, dance, yoga, meditation and unity. Bringing together women of all ages to form a stronger community in the Byron Shire, building long lasting connections and sisterhood. This is an opportunity to explore, learn, share, celebrate the strength, capabilities and power of women in our society and community today. WOMB – Women’s Empowerment Festival will be ...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Byron Shire

Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul added to the Bluesfest 30th Anniversary Celebration this Easter

Bluesfest are proud to welcome Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul to Byron Bay this Easter!! With just over eight weeks to go until our 30th Anniversary Celebration here in Byron Bay, we are thrilled to announce that musician, songwriter, producer, actor, director, activist, radio DJ and one of the founding members of Bruce Springsteen’s iconic E Street Band: Steven Van Zandt is bringing his rousing Rock and Roll band; LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL. Plus more artists to be announc...
Tags: Travel, Bruce Springsteen, Featured, News, California, Kurt Vile, Culture, Festivals & Events, Steven, George Clinton, Byron Bay, Van Zandt, Bluesfest, Steven Van Zandt, Jack Johnson Iggy Pop Ben Harper, Mo Allen Stone St Paul

Nimbin Roots Fest 2019

$80 3 day festival passes ending soon!  unlimited camping at the showground for only $10 a night. Great facilities, no booking for camping just pay at the gate. No better time to commit to that Hippy road trip than now!! Book here The post Nimbin Roots Fest 2019 appeared first on Byron Bay Blog.
Tags: Travel, Featured, Festivals & Events

Byron Bay Surf Festival’s Music Line-Up

The 2019 Byron Bay Surf Festival is kicking off Wednesday 20th February, chock full of sustainability, music, art, surf and culture. Wow. Say hello to annual favourites including the Surf Art Markets, Surf Legends Lounge, live music at the Beach Hotel and Freestyle & Stoke Surf Sessions at Wategos Beach. Meet this year’s epic line up of special guests including surfing World Champions, female leaders, inspiring musicians, photographers and artists. Byron Bay Surf Festival’s Music Line-Up Frida...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Queensland, Brisbane, Byron, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Wollongong, Nick Cunningham, Beach Hotel, Tay Oskee, WAAX, Stone Wood Pacific Ale, Sophie Ozard

Byron Bay Property Sales Ocean Swim Classic

The 2019 Byron Bay Property Sales Ocean Swim Classic will be held on Sunday 5th May 2019, check-in at 7am at the surf club. This is our 32nd Classic and our 12th Mini Swim. Donations from 2018 swim were $76,000 to 21 various charitable organisations. Total money raised is now $901,000 since our original swim. The Byron Bay Property Sales Ocean Swim Classic is approximately 2.2 from Wategos Beach to Main Beach, Byron Bay. The Classic is a buoyed course from the start area, around The Pass and a...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Bay, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Wategos Beach, The Pass, Surf Club, Byron Bay Mitre, Clarkes Beach, Surf Club Byron Bay, Clarks Beach

Byron Bay Surf Festival Art Show

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 7 PM Lone Goat Gallery 28 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481 BYRON BAY SURF FESTIVAL ART SHOW 22 FEBRUARY – 19 MARCH 2018 OPENING 5.30 PM – 7.30 PM Friday 22 February Byron Bay Surf Festival Art Show returns to Lone Goat Gallery for 2019 with a group of 8 hot artists from around the globe and Australia, all on the cutting edge of surfing culture. Special Surf Festival Opening Hours: Open 10 AM to 4 PM Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 February Featuring: LU...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Australia, Byron, Festivals & Events, Lawson, Lone Goat Gallery, Byron Bay New South Wales

Baker Boy, Yothu Yindi & more for Boomerang Festival

Bundjalung country’s very own world-class Indigenous Arts & Culture Festival, Boomerang Festival is back for 2019 with a stellar line-up including Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project, Young Australian of the Year – Baker Boy, DOBBY and many more. Boomerang Festival is performed within Bluesfest so to attend, you must hold a Bluesfest 2019 ticket. A NOTE FROM THE FESTIVAL DIRECTOR Our festival within a festival, at Bluesfest, is one of our highlights. It is a musical and sensory delight. We have t...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Australia, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Bluesfest, Peter Noble, Rhoda Roberts, Bundjalung, Yothu Yindi, Baker Boy Yothu Yindi, Archie Roach Yothu Yindi, Benny Walker, Te Kopere Maori Healers

VAGINA CONVERSATIONS #4 at the Byron Theatre 14 & 15 February

After sell out performances three years running, this informal, diverse collective of some of Byron Shire’s powerful, creative women, aged 17 to 80, gather to share their personal stories about the most powerful area of a woman’s body: our vaginas. Part of the V-Day global revolution to end violence against women and children. Fresh from the morning Main Beach flashmob, the women use poetry, word, dance, song and comedy to share their experiences and inspire and empower others. Vagina ConVersati...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Facebook Event, Byron Shire, Mandy Nolan, Ilona Harker, Women 's Resource Service, Eva Judell, Emily Lubutz, Fay Jackson, Aine Tyrell, Lorella Ricci

Shake a Wedgetail feather to support your community, Nudge Nudge Wink Wink, Feb 3rd

Come and shake your Wedgetail feathers at February’s Cunning Stunts event and raise money for Tweed Palliative Support & Wedgetail Retreat. Established in 1998, this multi award-winning organisation, receives no government funding. They provide free and donation-based home-hospice support by trained volunteer palliative carers, respite and live-in hospice nursing care, loan of medical equipment, educational courses and Sunshine ‘Pamper’ Days for people living with cancer or a life-limiting illne...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Canberra, Byron, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Northern Rivers, Superbreak, Sut Dale Stephen, Eva J, DJ Kosta Ellis

A DOUBLE HEADER FROM HOWL & MOAN. FRI 1st & Sat 2nd Feb, Byron Bay Brewery, Free Entry

Howl & Moan Records and Bolt Records are joining forces to present the best independent and alternative local bands at the Byron Bay Brewery on Friday & Saturday Feb 1 & 2. Friday night from 8pm is Punk & Psych rock in the band room featuring Dicklord, The Lonesomes, Perve Endings, Cassowarys & Float Therapy. Saturday is the ‘Night of the She-Wolf’, from 6pm on the Garden stage where we will be celebrating female fronted bands & performers. Featuring local acts Nicole Brophy, Moreton, Demi Casha...
Tags: Travel, Garden, News, Culture, Festivals & Events, Lou, Byron Bay, Byron Bay Brewery, Feb Byron Bay Brewery Free Entry, Howl Moan Records and Bolt Records, Nicole Brophy Moreton Demi Casha Tom

Flickerfest Mullum-Byron

Flickerfest began as a small local festival at the Balmain High School in 1991. Since then it has grown to become Australia’s leading Academy® accredited & BAFTA recognised competitive Australian & International Short Film Festival with 1000’s of entries coming from filmmakers across the globe. Mullum-Byron Tour Date: Friday 25 January – Sunday 27 January Fri 25th Jan, 8.00pm – Best Of International Shorts – 2019 Tour – $25/ $22con (inc pre-screening drinks & nibbles) Sat 26th Jan, 8.00pm – Best...
Tags: Travel, News, Australia, BAFTA, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Flickerfest Mullum Byron, Flickerfest, Balmain High School

Creative Thinking, Ideas and Writers Block with M.E.Baird

Want to know how to think clearer, deeper and more creatively? Singer-songwriter, visual artist and academic M.E.Baird’s workshop ‘RIGOUR: Creative Thinking, Idea Production and Curing Writer’s Block’ is designed for ALL creatives wanting to hone their creative thinking processes. Saturday, February 16 from 10am, hosted by the Byron Writers Festival Why are creativity and ideas important? Creativity and ideas have always been important to societies on an artistic, cultural, philosophical and inn...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Festivals & Events, Baird, Byron Bay

Bluesfest Adds Four More Artists to the 30th Anniversary Celebration

With just over 90 days to go until the gates of Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm swing open for Bluesfest 2019, we are proud to announce the following artists will be joining the 30th Anniversary Celebration: TASH SULTANA SIX60 OCEAN ALLEY AMARU TRIBE With more artists yet to be announced… With tickets selling faster than any other Bluesfest in history, we are heading for a spectacular celebration and sell-out festival this April. Festival Director Peter Noble is getting excited about the 30th Anniversary...
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