Thrills and spills at the Bangalow Billy Cart Derby

Wet weather turned Byron Street into a virtual slippery dip on Sunday for Bangalow’s craziest annual event. But that didn’t stop the riders of these unique home-made machines – or the punters, who turned out in droves. Video Sharon Shostak

Sadly, this is Sharon’s final video for Echonetdaily for the time being. Thank you Sharon for documenting the life of our community so brilliantly over the past four years.

Photo gallery by Jeff ‘Third Wheel’ Dawson

One response to “Thrills and spills at the Bangalow Billy Cart Derby”

  1. Hi I enjoyed this story and would love to hear more stories of northern rivers area. I was born in byron Bay and family had meatworks in byron Bay. I am writing a fictional novel of our family history and would love to know where I can go to access news of past festivals from 1960’s in you archives??? thanks m.sparks

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