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The Brunswick Heads Old & Gold Festival, coming up on Saturday June 11, celebrates all things used, recycled, vintage and retro – and not just clothes, but furniture, art, toys, tools and collectables.

The festival will see the town transformed into an ‘all town garage sale’ with three fairs, live music from Hubcap Stan, fabulous food, a ‘Lucky Penny’ and raffles.

Event co-ordinator, Belinda Burton, says, ‘We’d love everyone to come along dressed with vintage or retro flair, and there’ll be prizes, for the most stylish and fun attire, awarded at noon outside the Memorial Hall Collectables Fair’.

Flood fundraiser

Ms Burton says, ‘The event is also a fundraiser, with a portion of stall fees from the school and church fairs this year going to flood affected families and community members.

‘After a two year pause, marked with illness, border closures and devastating floods, the festival is going ahead with the generous support of many local businesses, and major sponsors, Clarence Property and Hotel Brunswick.

‘Bruns residents wanting to get into the festival spirit can still register their garage sales for just $10 at Byron Shire Real Estate until Friday June 3.

‘Get into the sustainability spirit, save dollars and the environment. Grab a group of friends and car pool over to Bruns on Saturday June 11 from 8am’.

For more details, visit www.oldngold.com.au or phone 6685 1002.

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