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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

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Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep...

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Super swim challenge accepted

A group of mates from Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay and Lennox Head, recently formed a swim team known as the Anti Budgie Boardriders for the purpose of taking part in the Starlight Foundations Super Swim Challenge.  

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

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Theatre company welcomes NIDA teacher as director

The Mullumbimby Drill Hall Theatre Company is thrilled to announce actor/director and long-time NIDA teacher Liz Chance as their new artistic director. 

Byron youth challenge racism in latest production

Byron Youth Theatres latest production In My Skin is raising issues of of racism and prejudice that continue to negatively impact on the lives of all Australians.

Inaugural film season about to get underway in Mullumbimby

The Drill Hall in Mullumbimby has its inaugural film season starting on March 25 with the screening of the classic Australian film Newsfront followed by another three classic Australian films.

Drill Hall actors take to international stage

Actors from the Drill Hall Theatre Company have been working hard with Welsh director Ray Thomas as they practise for their international tour. They are mounting a co-production of the Australian play Do Not Go Gentle by Patricia Cornelius with The Everyman Theatre from Cardiff.

Simply Incorruptible

Mongrel Arts Project and the Drill Hall Theatre Company present Lois Nowra’s classic Australian tragicomedy, The Incorruptible. The Echo spoke with director and actor Gregory...

Culture Roundup – Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Byron Latin Fiesta Get those salsa bodies ready, the Byron Latin Fiesta is now in its 11th year and gearing up for one inspired,...

Give Tony an award

Magenta Appel-Pye, Mullumbimby. Congratulations to all those who participated in Tony Barry's brainchild of theatre for social change at The Drill Hall last weekend.

Actorvism workshop inspires a new generation

Iconic actor Tony Barry spent the weekend at Mullumbimby's Drill Hall Theatre coaching a group of people, drawn together by their shared desire for social change, to create their own agit-prop theatre pieces.

Midsummer still in Mullum

Sarah Smith, Mullumbimby. There is a rare treat on at the Mullumbimby Drill Hall Theatre for only the next couple of weeks: the best version of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' which I have ever witnessed, including exquisite mechanicals and costumes.

Cabaret delights

Magenta Appel-Pye, Mullumbimby. Congratulations to all those involved in putting on a superb revue to raise funds for the Drill Hall. Only in Mullumbimby can you go to a little local show and see a bearded woman, a chicken, a monkey and a dog.

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...