September 16, 2017 11am-8pm at Lismore Showground, Arena. FUNdraising for the Erif Benham Memorial Land Fund; the LGBTIQ community gathers families, friends, pooches and picnic rugs for an outdoor extravaganza with dog shows, kids games, BBQ/great food, stalls galore, live music and a cake bake-off. Cabaret stage drag & other live performers, DJs Rock Steady + Sarahtone'n.
September 28 - October 28, 2017. Celebrating its 8th year, the wildly popular Australian Burlesque Festival will once again be touring Australia nationwide. The Australian Burlesque Festival is the biggest celebration of tease in the Southern Hemisphere! This past year with performances at the Byron Theatre see confirmation at dates for 2017 at their website:
October 6-15, 2017, at cinemas throughout the area. The 11th year - ten days of screenings, films from the talented locals of Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers of NSW as well as new films from around the world: 200+ films, 50 sessions, across multiple venues throughout the region. See the website for more details.
December 29, 2017 - January 1, 2018, 8pm-6am. Annual 18+ New Year's Eve party at Lismore Showgrounds. THU Parade SAT NYE Party; SUN Pool Party at Lismore Memorial Baths + Recovery Party with free BBQ and Chill dance space. Also Cabaret shows, bar, cafe, art exhibition, camping (Dec- 27th - Jan 3rd), midnight fireworks, women’s, men’s and the sex/gender diverse spaces.
June 9, 2018 (TBC), The Queen’s Birthday long weekend - past year at Norma's Kitchen, Lismore Showgrounds, Alexandra Parade, N Lismore NSW. DJs, performances, men + women's spaces. Bring friends for a boogie and a bevvy (or 2) and support everyone's fave LGBTI club! Five parties/ year: Easter, Queens Birthday, Labour Day and NYE + smaller events throughout the year.