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May 14, 2021

Lismore’s fizzled carols go off with a virtual bang

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COVID-19 restrictions aside, it was a blessing in disguise to have last night’s annual Lismore’s Carols in the Heart planned as a virtual event as the current weather conditions would have most likely seen the event cancelled anyway.

From Santa’s Wonderland at the Lismore Gallery, a small tech team lead by Rohan Langford saw a great variety of  guests including Mirusia and Tim McCallum along with some of our favourite local performers including the Megan Phillips Dancers and Luke Vassella with a very special appearance by the students at the Caniaba Public School.

Deputy Mayor Neil Marks. Photo Tree Faerie.

Organised by Events & Tourism Support Officer at Lismore City, Virginia Waters, and hosted by deputy mayor Neil Marks, the show culminated in a grand fireworks finalé after an unforgettable Christmas song from members of the community.

Presented by the Lismore Workers Club, the show was live streamed on the Lismore City Council last night from 7pm-8.30pm and is still available on Council’s Facebook page, which has so far had around seven thousand views.

You can still view the fun on Council’s Facebook page.

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  1. Wow- didn’t even know this was happening. Where was it advertised? I never saw anything advertised on TV or heard it on the local radio station.

  2. how much money was poured into this event ?? you call this a virutal bang LCC? lmao
    Tracey R you would have had to read the Council newsletter to know!
    and of course where is our devoted (NOT) mayor lol. Can’t even be bothered participating or doing his job!
    Lismore is going down the tubes and getting more & more corrupt! Time for a good shake up.


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