Organisers of the popular music festival Splendour in the Grass were recognised for an innovative homelessness partnership at an awards presentation last week.
Police report 148 drug charges at Splendour in the Grass Festival at North Byron Parklands over the weekend. Investigations continuing into the alleged sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman about 11pm on Sunday.
Splendour in the Grass 2018 welcomed music, crowds, and queues. Lots and lots of queues. I think half of the time we don’t even understand what we’re queuing for - us Splendour-goers just really adore queueing.
Splendour in the Grass is underway and the traffic is building as people line up to get their campsite in order and prepare for a weekend of fun and festivities.
A campaign underway for Splendour campers to donate their unwanted camping gear at the end of the festival to those who can use it is being eagerly supported by Social Futures and On Track Community Programs.
Splendour in the Grass has suffered a casualty, with Montreal electro-funk outfit Chromeo cancelling, citing health issues.
Tickets go on sale from 9am AEST on Thursday April 19 for Splendour in the Grass.
Department of Planning and Environment staff faced a group of Yelgun residents last Friday at the Ocean Shores Shopping Centre over plans by North Byron Parklands to up their festival capacity to 50,000 and secure it as a permanent festival site.
Byron Shire Council is inviting NSW Department of Planning staff to brief staff and councillors about the development application (DA) for the permanent use of the North Byron Parklands Cultural Events site for events catering for up to 50,000 patrons.
The government has put plans up for a permanent home for the North Byron Parklands, home to Splendour in the Grass and the Falls Festival.
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. Well the Planning and Assessment Commission (PAC) has granted a 20-month extension to the trial of the North Byron Parklands (Splendour in the Grass) mega development. What a surprise! At the PAC’s recent public hearing at Ocean Shores the only submissions... Read More →
North Byron Parklands, home to Falls Festival and Splendour in the Grass, has been granted a 20-month extension to its five-year trial by the independent Planning Assessment Commission (PAC).
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. Unlike the West Byron and Bangalow developments, the Splendour in the Grass development was found by the Land and Environment Court as not suitable for this environmentally sensitive land.
Approval of the North Byron Parklands site 20 month extension, where both Falls Festival and Splendour are held, was subject to a public hearing on Tuesday, 29 August to hear community input ad concerns about the future use.
The Falls Festival line up that was recently announced and is scheduled for the North Byron Parklands site in Yelgun from December 31 to January 2 (20118) does not yet have approval for any events after December 31 2017.
North Byron Parklands, home to Splendour/Falls festival in Yelgun, have reduced event days and patron numbers in their submission to become a permanent venue for outdoor events.
The company behind Splendour in the Grass and the Falls Music and Arts Festival wants the right to hold events of up to 50,000 people - up from 35,000 - at the North Byron Parklands site on a permanent basis.
Splendour in the Grass 2017 brought the Queen of the bass face to grace the stage.
Splendour was glorious. Beautiful daytime temperatures if a bit fffchilly at night. Lots of glitter, hair sculptures, sonic treats, yummy eats and not a lot of pants. Haim, Blood Royal, Queens of the Stone Age and Sigur Ros were amongst the headliners of the 3 1/2 day festival. Check out the selection of pictures from our photographer Jeff (party animal) Dawson.
Festival-goers at Splendour in the Grass will be met with heightened security today, with organisers blaming 'recent events around the world' for the tough new measures.
In the wake of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie and the resulting devastation across the Northern Rivers region of NSW, Splendour in the Grass announced the Northern Rivers Flood Fundraiser on Friday 28 April.
With North Byron Parklands (Parklands) now in its final year of operation under the current trial approval from the Department of Planning and Environment it is seeking a 20-month extension while simultaneously asking for an expansion.
North Byron Parklands (NBP) management say that 51 people braved the heat and attended the Parklands community information meeting and Q&A on Sunday afternoon.
Multinational festival promoter Live Nation has bought a 51 per cent interest in Secret Sounds Group, the Australian company led by Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco that produces Splendour and Falls festivals.
Sue Arnold, co-ordinator, Australians for Animals Inc. North Byron Parklands now seeks to ensure that the Yelgun festival site will be given consent as a state significant development, for permanency. Their preliminary application details approval will be sought for 12... Read More →