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Short film awesomeness

Flickerfest and iQ are back, Thursday to Saturday at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall. Go on a remarkable cinematic journey...

Other News

Antonovich inquest delayed again, as new witnesses emerge

The inquest into the kambo-related death of Jarrad Antonovich has taken a surprising turn, with new witnesses coming forward to police. As a result, the rest of the planned dates this week have been abruptly cancelled by the state coroner, with the process set to begin again at Byron Bay Courthouse in late May.

Wallum update: protectors at the ready

The fight to save the Wallum heathland in Brunswick Heads has gone into overdrive, with dozens of locals staunchly holding the line on-site, while thousands more lobby state and federal politicians in pursuit of permanent protection.

Union joins fundraiser to feed reporters in Gaza

Photos, footage, audio and news reports from the middle east show nearly everyone in the Gaza is struggling to find food and essential medical supplies, including reporters.

Wallum: lies built on foundation of truth

I am 51 and have been homeless for eight years. I live in a van in a paddock. In...

Bangalow rezoning proposal includes first affordable housing lot for Council 

A scheme created by Byron Council in a bid to generate more affordable housing in the shire looks set to get its first workout when a housing project comes before this week’s Council meeting.

Byron: flats and highrise?

Where are the residents of Byron Bay who are concerned about where we live and the changes afoot? At...

North Coast Market Guide

Rainbow Chai Tent - Peace Day at the marketsThe easy place to check what market is on!

Here in The Echo‘s Market Guide you can find all monthly markets and the weekly farmers markets from around the Northern Rivers /  NSW North Coast. To list a market here or request us to update some information please contact us.

Monthly Markets

1st SAT | Brunswick Heads – 0418 400 415

1st SUN | Byron Bay – 02 6685 6807
1st SUN | Lismore Car Boot – 02 6628 7333

2nd SAT | Tabulam Hall – 0490 329 159

2nd SUN | The Channon – 02 6688 6433
2nd SUN | Lennox Head – 02 6685 6807
2nd SUN | Chillingham – 0428 793 141
2nd SUN | Coolangatta

3rd SAT | Mullumbimby – 02 6684 3370
3rd SAT | Murwillumbah – 0415 328 672
3rd SAT | Salt Village Market, Casuarina

3rd SUN | Federal – 0433 002 757
3rd SUN | Uki – 0487 329 150
3rd SUN | Ballina – 0422 094 338

4th SAT | Evans Head – 0432 275 765
4th SAT | Kyogle Bazaarkyoglebazaar.com.au

4th SUN | Bangalow – 02 6687 1911
4th SUN | Nimbin – 0475 135 764
4th SUN | Murwillumbah Showground0415 328 672
4th SUN (in a 5 Sunday month) | Coolangatta

5th SUN | Nimbin – 0475 135 764
5th SUN | Lennox Head – 02 6685 6807

Farmers/Weekly Markets

Each TUE | New Brighton – 0424 168 672
Each TUE | Organic Lismore – 02 6636 4307

Each WED | 7-11am Murwillumbah – 0415 328 672
Each WED | 3-6pm Nimbin – 0418 940 653
Each WED | 4-7pm Newrybar Hall

Each THU | 8-11am Byron Bay – 0414 595 169
Each THU | 2.30-6pm Lismore – 0459 309 223

Each FRI | 7-11am Mullumbimby – 0424 168 672

Each SAT | 8-11am Bangalow – 0414 595 169
Each SAT | 8-1pm Uki – 02 6679 5438
Each SAT | 8.30am-12pm Blue Knob Gallery
Each SAT | 8.30-11am Lismore Farmers Markets
Each SAT | 4pm–late Byron Twilight Market (October to April)

Each SUN | 7-11am Ballina

Photos by Eve Jeffery

Marching in with a bang!

Get your party pants on as Nudge Nudge Wink Wink marches in with a bang this Saturday. Arrive early and leave late! Two incredible guest DJs join the Cunning Stunts residents in the Shed.

Bangalow Film Festival starts next week!

Bangalow Film Festival is back for its fourth year and the full program is available in all its cinematic glory – and it starts next week. Grab the popcorn and settle in for exclusive world and Australian premieres of critically-acclaimed feature films, award-winning documentaries, beloved classics, plus masterclasses with industry experts, Q&A sessions, special guest encounters and surprise events.

Interview with Lydia Lunch and Joseph Keckler

Tales of Lust & Madness is a new show from Lydia Lunch, New York’s ‘punk poet queen of extremities’ and Joseph Keckler, a singular performer once crowned the ‘best downtown performance artist’ in New York City.

Tintenbar-East Ballina face tough test to make LJ Hooker cricket finals

Tintenbar-East Ballina (TEB)senior cricketers face a stern test to make it through to the finals of the LJ Hooker first grade league after losing to Casino in their most recent two day-game.