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  • 17th annual Nimbin Women's Dinner & Comedy Gala

    17th annual Nimbin Women's Dinner & Comedy Gala

    5 Mar 2020
    nimbin

    Featuring Ting Lim, Lisa Sharpe, Odette Nettleton, Triny Row & Ellen Briggs, with MC Nat plus Special Guest SUPERHERO Appearance. Sound & Lights by Disco (more)

  • Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge

    Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge

    6-7 Mar 2020
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    The Samson Challenge is a four-person team event with each team put through nine gruelling challenges, which includes a farmers walk with jerry cans, a prowler push (more)

  • Patty Griffin

    Patty Griffin

    13 Mar 2020
    lismore

    Iconic singer-songwriter Patty Griffin has announced her highly anticipated return to Australia. Last here in 2008 for sold-out shows, the Texan performer has (more)

  • Norco Eat The Street Lismore

    Norco Eat The Street Lismore

    14 Mar 2020
    lismore

    Norco Eat the Street food festival is coming to Lismore on Saturday 14 March 2020 from 12pm-9pm. Inspired by a world of street food styles and an extraordinary (more)

  • Nimbin Fashion Show

    Nimbin Fashion Show

    14 Mar 2020
    nimbin

    From High Fashion to Wearable Arts, Nimbin Fashion Designers, a collective of creatives from the Nimbin Valley and beyond, present their annual show.  This (more)

  • Blue Moon Cabaret

    Blue Moon Cabaret

    21 Mar 2020
    nimbin

    The School of Arts first Blue Moon Cabaret for 2020 features a stunning lineup of performance artists with hugely popular stand up comedian Akmal Saleh on stage (more)

  • Ross Noble – Humournoid

    Ross Noble – Humournoid

    24 Mar 2020
    lismore

    What happens when pure comedy takes human form? What happens when a creature is created and bred to do stand up? Nobody knows because that isn’t a thing. What is a (more)

  • Sleeping Beauty

    Sleeping Beauty

    31 Mar 2020
    lismore

    Moscow Ballet La Classique returns downunder to perform the Ballet’s most loved Fairytale Sleeping Beauty! They invite the whole family to an evening of (more)

  • PLEIN AIR RESIDENCY: FLOOD STORIES

    PLEIN AIR RESIDENCY: FLOOD STORIES

    2-11 Apr 2020
    lismore

    Flood Stories is a participatory audio storytelling project by Jeanti St Claire. To be installed in a shipping container as part of the 2020 Plein Air Residency (more)

  • Nimbin Arts Fair

    Nimbin Arts Fair

    11-26 Apr 2020
    nimbin

    Enjoy the annual event that was the Autumn Arts Extravaganza, now Nimbin Art Fair, showcasing local and emerging artists of the region. This major annual exhibition (more)

  • LISMORE YOUTH FESTIVAL AT THE QUAD

    LISMORE YOUTH FESTIVAL AT THE QUAD

    15 Apr 2020
    lismore

    The Quad will co-present the Lismore Youth Festival for the second year with local Indigenous Youth Mentors Dream Bigger. This youth-led multi-art form Festival will (more)

  • Anzac Day

    Anzac Day

    25 Apr 2020
    lismore

    ANZAC Day is a call to commemorate for all community  to honour those who have served. The Dawn Service will be held at the Lismore Cenotaph from 5am. The ANZAC (more)

  • Nimbin MardiGrass 2020

    Nimbin MardiGrass 2020

    1-3 May 2020
    nimbin

    The protest rally and parade is held on the first weekend in May, featuring the Hemp Olympix, Joint Rolling, Bong Throw and Yell and Growers Iron-person events. Also (more)

  • Spirit of the Dance

    Spirit of the Dance

    2 May 2020
    lismore

    International dance sensation Spirit of the Dance has conquered the world and is coming to Australia in with their new spine tingling 21st anniversary show. Winner (more)

  • 37th Ulysses Club AGM

    37th Ulysses Club AGM

    4-10 May 2020
    lismore

    Lismore is excited to be Host City for the 37th Annual Ulysses Annual General Meeting. More than 2000 motorcylce enthusiasts from across Australia will converge on (more)

  • Lismore Gemfest

    Lismore Gemfest

    16-17 May 2020
    north lismore

    Now in its 30th year, this the nation's largest annual show purely dedicated to lapidary and allied crafts. A large number of traders provide minerals, fossils, (more)

  • 2020 Australian Senior League Championships

    2020 Australian Senior League Championships

    17-22 May 2020
    lismore

    Lismore is proud to be hosting the 2020 Australian Senior League Championship from 17-22 May at Albert Park. The championship will feature twelve Senior League (more)

  • Lismore Lantern Parade

    Lismore Lantern Parade

    20 Jun 2020
    lismore

    Now in its 30th year, the spectacular Lismore Lantern Parade is a weekend festival of activities celebrating the Winter Solstice in June. The fun starts in the CBD (more)

  • Lismore friendship festival - Piazza in the Park

    Lismore friendship festival - Piazza in the Park

    21 Jun 2020
    lismore

    The 2020 Lismore Friendship Festival's, Piazza in the Park on Sunday 21st June celebrates the cultural heritage of Italian settlers who contributed to the (more)

  • NAIDOC Celebration Day

    NAIDOC Celebration Day

    2 Jul 2020
    north lismore

    Come along and celebrate Voice, Treaty and Truth at NAIDOC Celebration Day. The day includes a welcome to country, information stalls, Sports games, Face Painting, (more)

  • Timberjacks Friendship Series Tournament

    Timberjacks Friendship Series Tournament

    11-12 Jul 2020
    lismore

    Welcome to the annual Timberjacks Junior Baseball Carnival. There are over 20 teams entered, and a host of teams from Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Great (more)

  • Bentley Art Prize

    Bentley Art Prize

    31 Jul - 2 Aug 2020
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    The Bentley Art Prize has been held annually at the Bentley Public Hall since 1985. “The Bentley” is a vehicle for emerging artists to showcase their talent to (more)

  • Blue Moon Cabaret

    Blue Moon Cabaret

    15 Aug 2020
    nimbin

    The School of Arts has been producing a series of hugely popular Blue Moon Cabarets for over 20 years. The Cabarets present a wonderfully diverse array of the (more)

  • DARK SCIENCE

    DARK SCIENCE

    29-30 Aug 2020
    lismore

    An experimental Festival that explores and celebrates the intersection of the arts and sciences. Partnering with SCU, The Quad will come alive with the Kooky, wacky (more)

  • Darrel Chapman Fun Run

    Darrel Chapman Fun Run

    30 Aug 2020
    lismore

    The Darrel Chapman Fun Run is an event that has been established in Lismore for 23 years. The NAB, Lord’s Taverners and the Masters Games team with Our Kids to (more)

  • Nimbin Poetry World Cup

    Nimbin Poetry World Cup

    5-6 Sep 2020
    nimbin

    An exciting annual event showcasing unbelievable and exceptional wordsmith talent from wide and far. After the Saturday heats and Sunday semi-finals in the Nimbin (more)

  • Nimbin Roots Festival

    Nimbin Roots Festival

    11-13 Sep 2020
    nimbin

    Nimbin Roots Festival is a 3 day celebration of Roots music, Old Blues, Folk, Old Timey, Folk Rock and Traditional music set in venues around the colourful town of (more)

  • Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout Carnival

    Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout Carnival

    19-20 Sep 2020
    lismore

    The Lismore Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout Carnival is held for one weekend at the end of September each year. It’s widely considered as the largest gathering of (more)

  • 2020 Lismore Cup

    2020 Lismore Cup

    24 Sep 2020
    lismore

    Clear your schedule because the Lismore Cup is back bigger and better in 2020. With General Admission to upscale Marquee's - we've got a ticket to suit all tastes (more)

  • The Nimbin Annual Country Show

    The Nimbin Annual Country Show

    26-27 Sep 2020
    nimbin

    The Nimbin Country Show had its beginnings in 1919 and is the first show in the North Coast show circuit. The show is held each year in September and is a (more)

  • Spring Arts Exhibition

    Spring Arts Exhibition

    26 Sep - 11 Oct 2020
    nimbin

    The annual Spring Arts Exhibition has been a feature presentation on Nimbin's cultural calendar for over 20 years. The exhibition presents an incredible variety of (more)

  • PLAYGROUND FESTIVAL AT THE QUAD

    PLAYGROUND FESTIVAL AT THE QUAD

    30 Sep 2020
    lismore

    The Playground Festival is a dynamic kids Festival aimed at children 8-12 and their families. Co-presented by Lismore Regional Gallery and The Quad, the Playground (more)

  • North Coast National | Lismore Show

    North Coast National | Lismore Show

    22-24 Oct 2020
    north lismore

    The North Coast National is a true celebration of everything that encompasses our unique region, including our farming communities, promoting local produce, (more)

  • Blue Moon Cabaret

    Blue Moon Cabaret

    7 Nov 2020
    nimbin

    The School of Arts has been producing a series of hugely popular Blue Moon Cabarets for over 20 years. The Cabarets present a wonderfully diverse array of the (more)

  • Carols in the heart

    Carols in the heart

    6 Dec 2020
    lismore

    It's time for one of Lismore's most heart-warming events 'Carols in the Heart'. Come on down to Crozier Field on for an evening of song, celebration and live (more)

  • Tropical Fruits 2020 NYE Festival

    Tropical Fruits 2020 NYE Festival

    31 Dec - 2 Jan 2021
    lismore

    At the end of each year, our LGBTIQ family comes together from across the globe for our annual NYE Festival. The festival includes an opening street parade through (more)

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