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There is way more to the North Coast of NSW than sun, sand and beautiful beaches…yes sirrreee…we are a total cultural hot spot. Sooo what better way to kick off for November than to keep you informed of what’s on offer....

It's time to shake off those mid-winter blues as Splendour in the Grass heats up Byron Shire from 25 - 27 July.  Promising three days of action packed entertainment with 75 bands, 50 DJs and producers, forums, food, camping and comedy.
If you've ever thought about running away to join the circus, here's your chance. The Spaghetti Circus is hosting an Open Day on Saturday, July 12th and they also offer holiday workshops - a great way to keep the kids entertained over the school break.
The school term is over and it's officially Byron Bay Winter holiday time. The nights may be chilly, even a bit frosty inland, but the days are warm and sunny with clear views from the Nightcap Ranges to the sparkling Coral Sea. Even the whales are enjoying themselves, leaping and spouting as they migrate north.

Sustainable living is a topic we're hearing more about these days with clever ideas appearing to overcome the challenges of high electricity prices and environmental concerns for the planet.
The Mullumbimby Community Garden welcomes another great community project, the Madhima Gulgan Rainforest and Bush Foods Trail.
When I moved to Byron 25 years ago, Cec owned and ran the Gourmet Bay Deli in Jonson Street which was hugely popular with both locals and visitors.
Happy Valentine's Day everyone!If you're looking for something special to do around Byron Bay you're in luck. There are many ways to celebrate and spread the love around Byron Shire.
This may be known as the 'Silly Season' to some but here in Byron Bay it's a marathon of fun activities and events. We've had Christmas Carols by the Sea at Main Beach and at many other places around Byron Shire.
There are many choices when it comes to ringing in the New Year in Byron Bay with so much music and entertainment at hand. This year the celebrations for locals and families will centre around Railway Park in the heart of Byron with music, an arts and crafts market, food vendors, buskers, circus acts, our ubiquitous drummers, kids activities and rides to enjoy.
The holidays are swiftly approaching and it's time to find that perfect gift for the special people in your life. Thankfully, here in Byron and the Far North Coast of New South Wales, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to shopping for unique gifts, art and craft items.
Byron Bay is known as a spiritual centre attracting visionaries and innovative thinkers from around the world to the Far North Coast of New South Wales.

The Mullumbimby Music Festival 2013 is returning to the biggest little town on the NSW Far North Coast from Thursday the 21st to Sunday the 24th of November.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JAlETx1lgAThe fantastic thing about the Mullum Music Festival is there are venues all over town from...

It's show time again on the Far North Coast of New South Wales with the Mullumbimby Show on this weekend and the Bangalow Show on the 15th and 16th of November. There's plenty of fun for the whole family.
If you're looking for an entertaining shopping experience, the Far North Coast markets are hard to beat. You'll find markets in every form with Sunday typically being the day for arts and crafts markets and farmers markets providing fresh local food spread throughout the week.
Strolling along Byron Bay’s beaches you may come across kids building sand castles and occasionally some impressive artists’ creations. However the fun doesn’t stop at the beach.
As the muddy gumboots of satisfied Splendour in the Grass attendees depart Byron Bay, the Shire welcomes the next wave of festival goers. The Byron Bay Writers Festival, although a somewhat quieter event, promises to satisfy, edify and inspire.
Where do sportswomen with bloodthirsty names, knee pads and fishnet stockings collide? In Flat Track Roller Derby competitions! Anyone who enjoyed Drew Barrymore’s film Whip It will understand the appeal of this more than hands on sport. Rough and tumble are all part of the fun and Byron’s Bay Rollers are ready to rumble.
Pamplona may have the running of the bulls, but Byron Shire has its own annual contest of daring and speed, the Bangalow Billy Cart Derby.This Sunday, the 19th of May will see the picturesque village transformed into a raceway, with the main street closed to car traffic.
Byron Bay is the kind of place where you never know who you'll meet. Distractedly browsing at the local newsagents you could bump into Kerry O'Brien. Your yoga teacher turns out to be a retired lead singer from a top British rock group. Authors emerge from their Byron Hinterland estates for the annual Byron Bay Writers Festival and artists appear in the most unlikely places. One of which, it turns out, is Ed Silk Byron Bay's office.