V-Day goes off with a splash

At 7am on Valentines Day, some 223 people, mainly female, got their red on for the annual V-Day flash mob on Byron Bay’s Main Beach. 

After performing a synchronised dance routine, and listening to speakers, V-Day organiser Zenith Virago and Jenni Cargill-Strong, most changed into their birthday suits for a dip in the ocean.

Photos by Jeff Dawson. Panorama by Cristina Sharratt

4 responses to “V-Day goes off with a splash”

  1. Tuatha says:

    I suppose that we should be grateful that they weren’t all busted for the skinny dipping.
    On tuther hand it’s a shame that they were not arrested by the brave thugs in blue who do such a sterling job protecting us against the knitting nannas – think of the publicity for the good name of Byron!

  2. The immense joy of group skinny dipping…and standing up for a woman’s right to be safe in her home and on the street.

  3. Gareth says:

    Great to see vigorous & vital women of all ages celebrating together finished a skinny dip affirming their ties with Mother Earth !!
    Go girls! We need to emulate your efforts up here in sister Noosa territory.

  4. Tuatha says:

    And absolutely no irony that the pics were snapped by a bloke – no male gaze there, then.

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