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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning November 4, 2020

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Byron Drag Racers World Record

The local AAA Racing motorcycle team have set a new world record in 100cc class, as well as a top national speed in 50cc class at the recent Australian Speed Week held at Salt Lake Gairdner, South Australia.

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Byron Drag Racers World Record

The local AAA Racing motorcycle team have set a new world record in 100cc class, as well as a top national speed in 50cc class at the recent Australian Speed Week held at Salt Lake Gairdner, South Australia.

Report and recommendations – First Nations people in custody

High, but not high enough, on the country's human rights agenda is the issue of Aboriginal deaths in custody.

Electricity ‘fun facts’

Anonymous, Ballina I’m surprised that a part of David Lowe’s online article of March 15 slipped under the fact-check radar (‘Tamara Smith...

Beware of flood damage scams

NSW Fair Trading is warning consumers about opportunistic tradespeople trying to take advantage during the flood recovery process as the state gets back on its feet.

Pottsville policing forum asks the hard questions

Members of the Pottsville and Tweed Coast community say that in response to an increase in criminal activity in the area and their request for increased police presence, they were hosting a police presentation at Pottsville.

Arakwal chemicals

David Gilet, Byron Bay I have long been dismayed by the use of Glyphosate by Parks & Wildlife in Arakwal National...

Musical Bingo – Wednesday 4 Nov in the backroom from 6.30pm, and Friday at The Hotel Brunswick.

Bingo for Bay FM!

Two lines wins at musical bingo! Dropping beats not balls, mark off the songs on your card and enjoy the best bits of your favourite hits. It’s fun for the whole family, or just with your mates, and best of all, it’s a way to stay seated and still be entertained.

Wednesday 4 Nov in The Backroom from 6.30pm, and Friday at The Hotel Brunswick from 6.30pm.


Byron’s ‘Day of The Dead’ on Sunday at the Death Cafe

Death Chat

Start  Byron’s ‘Day of The Dead’ on Sunday at the Death Cafe, a place where people gather to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death. There is directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. Death Cafes have been going for nine years and have become a global movement, with 7500 held worldwide. The objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’.

10am–12pm at the Brunswick Picture House. Free, but bookings are essential. RSVP to [email protected]


Tex Perkins – Fundraising for Bay FM

The Best Tex

Long time local and all-round good guy, Tex Perkins, is donating his time to put on a benefit gig for BayFM. The band Tex has put together features Tasmanian songstress Lucie Thorne, and local musicians Christian Pyle and Jez Mead. The show delivers a range of songs from The Cruel Sea to The Beasts of Bourbon, Dark Houses, to Tex, Don & Charlie and each member will be in the spotlight for the show.

Friday 20 November at the Byron Theatre at 8pm. Tix limited on byroncentre.com.au


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Your Local Club Academy Games

The North Coast Academy of Sport prepared its largest squad ever to compete at the 2021 Your Local Club Academy Games, held in the Hunter region last weekend.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 21 April, 2021

Check out entertainment listings for the week, with music, dance, cinema and all sorts events happening in and around the Byron Shire

Interview with Toni Childs

Internationally celebrated musician, Emmy winner and three times Grammy nominee Toni Childs is bringing her show to The Brunswick Picture House. With two acts, Childs is promising a special two hour performance as she celebrates her vast catalogue of music, which also saw her celebrate the 30th anniversary of her critically acclaimed album Union in 2019.

Jungle juice

There are times when water just doesn’t cut it. And luckily, for those times, there is Jungle Juice.