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Tuesday, 15 May 2012
"When we become adults we quite easily get busy in our routine life and forget about the creativity, play and inner reflection. Cultures having art and craft as part of everyday life tend to be more balanced. Making young people realize the importance of health, happiness and innovation in any field, they are more inclined to carry this into adult life" - are the thoughts of Ric Fraser, President of Ocean Shores Art Expo.
The Ocean Shores Art Expo is one of the best in the Northern Rivers, region of New South Wales. The event is generally well regarded and often visitsed by tourists and locals from Byron Bay. The idea of the event is to buil a community event through art and allow people to gathe and celebrate special art in this special environment all while sharing the creative spirit of the region.
The expo enjoys participation of a number of locla and national artists and is the largest creative gathering in Ocean Shores, ok that not that hard, but special alone. The Art Event is ejoyed by a horde of art lovers, artists, would-be artists, art purchasers, students of art, school students and backpackers from nearby Byron Bay.
The art expo will be held during from the 24th through to the 26th August, 2012 and this will be 9th annual Ocean Shores Art Expo.
‘This is what I love’ is the theme of 2012 art event and 1000’s of people are anticipated to step up and enjoy this event. Given that last year, over 1000 people enjoyed the festival and the evolving sense of community that such festivals created.
Ocean Shores Art Expo invites travellers and locals alike to get out and take a look of creative festival while being spellbound by arts of work at this exciting and ever-expanding community event.
So, enjoy this festival while staying in nearby Byron Bay and if staying in Byron Bay there is only one option and that to book your accommodation at Byron Beach Resort, an affordable beachside resort in Byron Bay.
Sunday, 13 May 2012
Where is Bangalow and why does it have such festival? YBangalow is a small village 15 minutes from Byron Bay. The village is now an epicenter of amazing food, cafes and markets and the premier destination for beautiful macadamia nut farming.
However on this weekend Bangalow will be the centre of an exciting Billycart derby, so add this event to enjoying some of its fine dining and old world small village atmosphere! Thats right from Sunday, 20th May, the trills and spills of the annual Bangalow Billy Cart Derby 2012 will come to main street, which was once the main pacific highway!
This popular and acclaimed event offers a great enjoyment will prove to be a superb day for the complete family. During this award winning community event the main street of Bangalow changes into fully geared race track, filled with variety of billy carts for all ages.
Such an exciting event thrilled the participants for the first time in the year 1994. Since then, it has been attracting entrants of all ages from all parts of NSW and communities near Byron Bay. The event has witnesses hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators each year as there is no question of age or social status for the participants. Hence, people enjoy coming for some good old fashioned fun.
If you have experienced the fun on the track at the exciting Bangalow Billy Cart Derby, then we are sure that you will not wish to miss it this year too. And if you haven’t enjoyed the event ever, you should not miss it this year.
Of course the best place to enjoy this event is by staying in nearby Byron Bay, Australia.
Getting to Byron Bay is very easy due to airports close to Byron Bay. Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly into both Coolangatta and Ballina Byron Airports and finding Hotels in Byron Bay is not at all difficult. You can find the affordable Byron Bay accommodation with us at ‘Byron Beach Resort’, which had available all-sized rooms and recently updated amenities. We offer the best Byron bay dorm beds as well at affordable prices. So, rush to book your accommodation in Byron Bay and include this exciting Bangalow Billycart Derby while enjoying 100% Real Byron with Byron Beach Resort.
Thursday, 10 May 2012
The lantern is an affirmative metaphor that brings optimism, hope, cheerfulness along with brightness to people around the globe. The lantern is a very significant part of various countries around the globe, such as the red lantern for China. The lantern is often the centrepiece of celebrations as lanterns and fires are deeply rooted in many cultures of Countries such as Japan, China, Vietnam, Europe & Africa.
So why would there be a Lismore Lantern Parade ? How did it come into existence & what is it? This captivating parade of lights offers a multicultural theme from around the world, and makes this a great event for couples & families looking for something different.
The Limore community gardens host this event that not only celebrates lantern but also local nature, art and the community. One of the best ways to experience the festival is by staying in Byron Bay and taking the short drive to Lismore to join the host of other visitors from around the region, State and around the world who are keen to experience the 2012 Lismore Lantern Parade during the weekend of Saturday June 23.
This Lantern festival will include a spectacular parade, full of arts, fire art, crafts, regional Northern Rivers cuisine, parade bands, music, carnival dancers, street theatre, illuminated puppets, and artistic pyrotechnics, sure to entertain all that attend.
It’s the number one celebration for Lismore that gathers together numerous community groups, school kids and local artists from throughout the Northern Rivers who join together to ensure an outstanding parade of light sculptures through the city centre. Don’t miss the parade of attractive and colourful, shapes and figures. The festival will also feature market stalls, crafts for the kids, delicious food and local stage shows.
So, don’t miss the chance to be the part of something different in a nearby town, all while enjoying all that Byron Bay has to offer as well.
Remember that if you’re looking for an affordable place to experience 100% Byron Bay you’ll find that with us @ Byron Beach Resort. Rooms of all sizes, types and prices are available for you, your friend, your family and anyone else that wants to join you. Remember, the early bird will catch worm as weekends in Byron as you would assume are very busy!
Saturday 9th June, 2012 is for you, Guys!
The Old & Gold Festival, which is going to mark its 11th year celebration this year, is back in Brunswick Heads. So, those among you who have interest in collecting antiques, second-hand items, or even perhaps if you are just on the lookout for a bargain, don’t forget to be the part of Brunswick Heads Old & Gold Festival on June 9th during 8 am to 3 pm.
Organisers have around 60 households that will take part of much loved All Town Garage Sale of their pre-loved treasure. Divided into three fairs this extravagant old world charm festival will be held at different places in the Brunswick Heads town. The Collectables Fair you’ll find in the Memorial Hall, The Ye Olde Church will host the Garden Fair with clothes and bric-a-brac, while local School will be the home of a Bric a Brac and Toy Fair.
Moreover, the festival, which will have 20 major activities for those into collectables, antiques and second-hand items, will also see two big second-hand Book Fairs at two various locations - the Brunswick Visitor Centre and the Library between 9am & 12 midday.
The activities such as –
- Historical Society displays
- 1970's tie dye workshops
- Recycled bikes for sale
- Collections such as old bikes and an army tank
- Fire station open day with Bernie Cinders
- Free face painting
- Free kid's Funky Junk recycled craft activities
- Australian Singles Marbles Championships and school teams challenge 10-12
- Free live music @ Supermarket, outside the Memorial Hall & at various cafes
- Community fundraising BBQs and cake stalls
- Free Senior's morning tea & sing-along at the Catholic Church
This collection of attractions will make this an event for the whole family, couples and even you urban tredies looking for hip old, but new collectables.
So, enjoy this great day, step back into days gone by and all while enjoying the best beach side haven in Byron Bay, the Byron Beach Resort. So book you stay with us now via www.byronbeachresort.com.au where you will find a choice from dorm rooms, studios with Spa’s & a private balcony to family rooms catering for up to 8 families or one of our fully self contained cottages. Byron Beach Resort has also upgraded most rooms with new furniture, curtains, internet Wi Fi, flatscreen TV’s with Foxtel and more. Extend you stay to take in a discounted rate on Sunday night and join the biggest, best and cheapest BBQ in Byron cooked by our very own trained chef, Steve J Hall. Remember that while staying with us you’ll also have direct access to our very own travel desk to book any Byron bay activity or just take advantage of the free bike hire.
So enjoy this great festival while spending weekend in Byron. Hence, your only choice if you’re not looking to blow your budget the only choice is Byron Beach Resort.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
"Byron Bay is the perfect community to launch my Australian ‘Talks Back’ series. I am very excited to meet you all on the 14th and 15th", expressed delighted Sarah Key.
The internationally acclaimed master physiotherapist to HRH the Prince of Wales and the British Royal Family for past more than 30 years, Sarah Key will be conducting her Australian debut lecture and workshop series of 'Sarah Key Talks Back' at Byron Bay on Monday 14 May and Tuesday 15 May, 2012.
This lecture and workshop series will include a 90 minute lecture with power point presentation and personalised 3 hour workshop titled 'This is How' to take place in the Byron Bay Community centre. The lecture and workshop 'Sarah Key Talks Back' will outline her ideas & methods of alleviating back pain & other back related problems to the participants.
This informative event will will outline her ‘5 stages of spinal breakdown’, that include, stiff spinal segment, facet joint arthropathy, acute locked back, prolapsed intervertebral disc and unstable spinal segment.
The workshop will cover the topics such as:
- How to Deal with a Spine in Crisis -- with spinal appeasing exercises
- Mobilising Your own Lumbar Spine -- hands on
- Proactive Spinal Decompression -- using the Back-Block under both, the lumbar and thoracic spine
- Why Bending is Magic for Spines?
- The Importance of Sitting Properly
The workshop, which is limited only to 25 participants and will involve particpanst be offered pillows and a yoga matt so that they be sure to enjoy a profound understanding of the issues being discussed and demonstrated during the course of this extraordinary workshop. Although strictly limited there maybe the possibility for more workshops to be conducted, however don’t take that risk.
So, guys book your tickets quickly for this Byron Bay remedial health work-shop. Of course the most affordable accommodation in Byron Bay, Byron Beach Resort will have a great range of affordable accommodation for those looking to enjoy this once in a lifetime Byron Bay event.
Those not looking to join the event are also well catered for in and around Byron Bay for those looking to enjoy some Yoga or just a relaxed holiday in Byron Bay. Book Now with us at www.byronbeachresort.com.au
Monday, 7 May 2012
After giving a sensational performance at The Harvest Old Bakery recently the favourite and for many Byron locals and tourists “Aria Viva” are set to present their new show “Songs My Mother Taught Me” for fans in in Byron Bay.
Again, another band arrives at Byron Bay and this will be your chance for fans of Aria Viva to enjoy an amazing night with Aria Viva. Amazing tunes, in the relaxed and enchanting Byron Bay.
Byron Beach Resort suggests you join us at this inspiring event due to take place at the Byron Bay Community Centre on the coming Mothers' Day afternoon. The performance by Aria Viva duo promises you to be a memorable afternoon of soothing musical tunes. The afternoon will be include well recognized songs, including exhibiutions of the harp along with piano solos composed by some of the world's most favourite composers, all up an eclectic mix of operatic arias.
One of the duos, Margaret Curtis is a resident harpist with the Lismore Symphony Orchestra. She recently gave a performance with Beecroft and TOPS orchestras. Margaret, who holds a Performance Fellowship from the Trinity College of Music in London, is one of the most talented local artisits.
Soprano Lecia Robertson is also now enjoying the position of principal soloist at Opera Queensland, along with both the State Opera South Australia and Victorian Opera. This Soprano has mesmerized her audiences recently across Europe, the UK and the Australia.
So, guys book your accommodation with Byron Beach Resort without wasting a single minute, and enjoy different musical event. Byron Beach Resort offers a range of affordable accommodation that could see you not only treat your mum or wife to an amazing Mothers day concert but also enjoy some of the chilled and relaxed vide that you’re sure to enjoy while staying with us at the beautiful Belongil Beach. Remember this concert is next week, the 13th of May , 2012 and as we fill up during weekends bookings are a must.
Check the range of accommodation option that Byron Beach Resort offers before we fill up!