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Something for everyone at Byron Theatre in October

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Pod homes for Lismore ready for residents

The Southern Cross University temporary housing site is now officially operational and serving as a home for flood affected Lismore locals.

Other News

Locals protest pollution to air and farming of Casino incinerator

Toxic air pollution is what Northern Rivers residents will get if the incinerator that has been touted for the Richmond Valley Jobs Precinct in Casino goes ahead say locals who protested the incinerator on Saturday. 

The need to elaborate

While we certainly share the concerns of Christopher Wright (Echo 9 Nov, 2022), as long time anti-war, peace activists,...

From Margaret River to Byron to save veterans

William ‘Will’ Burnett served in the RAAF for ten years in logistics and ended his career as a well-established physical training Instructor. After his discharge, on his return from the Middle East, his mental health declined and he struggled through the clinical health system.

Varroa mite detection sees Red Zone expanded

NSW Department of Primary Industries Varroa mite tracing and surveillance work has confirmed a new detection of Varroa mite, as field officers continue hive inspections with beekeepers across the state.

Unforeseen and unpredicted

I find it very strange that in the New Epoch, 2022, which heralded record-breaking ‘unforeseen, unpredicted floods’, along the...

Emergency radio tower

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Radical Reels Tour

Get your pulse pumping at the 2022 Radical Reels Tour on Friday 7 October at 7pm, presented by Adventure Reels. Heart-stopping feats will have you on the edge of your seat.

Faster, steeper, higher, deeper! The most adrenaline-inducing mountain sport films from around the globe will thrill and inspire you with big-screen adventures when the Radical Reels Tour hits town.

The Listies

Byron Theatre is so proud to present The Listies ROFL (Rolling on Floor Laughing) on Saturday 8 October at 10.30am. Back by poopular demand! Join Rich and Matt for a comedy extravaganza jam-packed with magically stupid stuff.

ROFL sees The Listies tackle the most terrifyingly tortuous family situation of all: bedtime. Featuring toilet paper cannons, a real life cowasaurus, lullabies of doom, detachable legs, a panoply of puns, and possibly too many Aldi gags, this show will have you rolling on the floor laughing!

The Byron Ballet returns with their latest rendition of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Byron Ballet’s production of Shakespeare’s evergreen tale is set to become a gold standard in the Byron Ballet repertoire. This original restaging has all of the most beloved characters – if you have never been to the ballet before, this is the one to get you and your friends hooked, and it’s perfect for all audiences; from the youngest to the most ballet-sophisticated: Friday 14 to Sunday 16 October. 

On Monday 17 October at 6pm, come and enjoy ICONIC; a stage production featuring singers and dancers that celebrates popcultural and famous icons of the past and present. Get ready for everything from Lady Gaga to Madonna in this incredible night of music, dance and cirque, including world class acts.

Later in the month Byron Theatre presents Munch: Love,Ghosts and Lady Vampires, a World Art film event.

And TEDx is back, and the Byron Bay International Film Festival too – with a packed lineup of film screenings and special events.

Finally, for now anyway, The Byron Music Society presents: Alexander Gadjiev in concert on Thursday 27 October.

For more details on any of these fab events, visit byrontheatre.com.


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