24.9 C
Byron Shire
February 1, 2023

Tweed Regional Museum to host ‘roarsome’ street party on Jan 28

Latest News

$3 million for regional news outlets in NSW

The NSW government has announced a new $3 million fund to assist regional communities to have access to trusted news sources covering the stories that matter.

Other News

Calls to extend temporary accommodation for flood insured

The one-year limit on temporary accommodation provided by some insurance companies to people whose homes went under in the flood must be extended.

Four arrested over alleged break-ins, trespass – Casino

Four boys have been arrested by police investigating alleged aggravated break and enter and trespass offences in Casino on Monday, 30 January.

They are Hotshots

The two-hour production is a visual feast, choreographed and developed by Australia’s leading professionals and a hand-picked selection of dreamy guys who will have the ladies up from their chairs, screaming for more, night after night. With a totally interactive production, The Secret Fantasies Tour is the perfect night out with the girls.

Kura and Sou: two authentic Japanese Byron restaurants

Simon Haslam Kura is an authentic Japanese restaurant serving yakitori, sushi and ramen, located in the heart of Byron Bay....

Editorial – Quick! Tax the wich and tax them, vewy wuffly

Oxfam delivered a stark message in its current annual report, Survival of the Richest, which focuses on global wealth distribution and inequality.

Missing woman, Elanora

Police have charged a 30-year-old man with multiple domestic violence offences as the search continues for 61-year-old Wendy Sleeman,...

The Tweed Regional Museum will expand into the streets of Murwillumbah on January 28 for an epic street party inspired by the Capturing Nature exhibition.

The Megafauna party will feature roaming giant Diprotodon puppets, activities for all ages, live music, prizes, and food and drink stalls.

Roaming dinosaurs will be part of the Tweed Museum’s upcoming street party. Image: Tweed Regional Museum.

Giant Diprotodon puppets will roam the Museum surroundings, lost in a jungle made of concrete, interacting with (but probably not eating) passersby.

There will also be a one-of-a-kind open-air puppetry performance from Australian visual theatre masterminds Dead Puppet Society.

Music will be provided by Live music by fiery bohemian rockers, Felicity Lawless and Elena Marcigot.

Patrons will of course also be able to visit the Museum’s latest offering, Capturing Nature, and learn all about preservation and conservation with our dynamic range of workshops held by eco-warriors, artists, curators and animal experts.

This includes becoming a Green Hero citizen scientist and capturing important data by surveying the Great Barrier Reef, creating a wildlife rescue kit, and making a nature Mandala while learning about Glossy Black-Cockatoos.

There will also be the chance to chat with our dedicated local Australian seabird and turtle rescuers of seabirds, shorebirds, sea turtles and sea snakes and explore their amazing interactive marine and biodegradable object display.

Participants can embody a threatened species and roar with the Diprotodon, tackle a large-scale Adventure Game with Museum Mates, dig for fossils like a real-life palaeontologist and add animals to the Museum’s street mural.


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Vale Professor Will Steffen – leading climate scientist

Leading climate scientist Professor Will Steffen has died of pancreatic cancer in Canberra at 75.

Oil spill on M1 near Byron, traffic backed up to Brunswick Heads exit

An accident on the M1 has brought southbound traffic to a standstill from the Brunswick Heads exit at Gulgan Road and Tweed Street.

Four arrested over alleged break-ins, trespass – Casino

Four boys have been arrested by police investigating alleged aggravated break and enter and trespass offences in Casino on Monday, 30 January.

V-Day returns to Byron Bay, February 14

A mass global action, One Billion Rising, which aims to end violence against women and children, is planned for V-Day on February 14, Main Beach, Byron Bay from 7am.