What's on in the coming months
Put these dates in your diary!
Sunday 27 May - Mullum 2 Bruns Paddle
Sat 9 June - Old and Gold Festival
19 June - Sept - Simple Pleasures Photo Competition
Fri 13 - Sun 15 July - Back to Bruns Hot Rods
Fri 20 - Sun 22 July - Splendour in the Grass
Sunday 19 August - Byron to Bruns Beach Run
Book any coffee course for between 10 and 30 April for two people and pay for one! Barista courses only $60 per person (normally $120) - an amazing 50% off when booking two places. Classes are small in size and come with a certificate of completion. Barista Classes run Monday – Friday, 9.30am -12.30pm and Curated Tasting and Tree to Cup courses during the afternoons each week. Bean to Barista is located in the heart of Brunswick Heads and a great holiday experience. Email email@example.com or phone Richard Bradbury on 0458 829 107 to book. Find out more here.
The Brunswick Picture House has just turned 2 and is celebrating with an extravagant line-up of Autumn entertainment. Don't miss the Big Picture House Little Kids Storytelling on 3, 10 & 17 April or the Sound of Music Sing-a-long on Saturday 28 April. Ballyhoo is serving up delicious Yum Cha before shows and every Sunday from 9.30am to 2pm in the lush garden. See the whole program and book tickets on the website. Shows do sell out, so book early! 30 Fingal Street, Brunswick Heads.
See the Brunswick Picture House come to life on Sydney Weekender
Circus Arts Byron Bay will take kids on the adventure of their lives with amazing high flying trapeze and circus workshops these school holidays, from 3 - 28 April. Their massive indoor venue offers a great variety of classes for all ages and abilities. From flying trapeze to circus and parkour classes, there's a perfect activity for every member of the family.Plus there's an awesome climbing wall. Rain or shine, come and challenge yourself to the indoor climbing wall with 20 climbs, crack climb and conditioning ladder. Great for kids through to experienced climbers. Plus FREE balloon bending workshops Monday - Friday at 1pm. And don't miss the Circus Movie Night on Friday 13 April. Find out more and book a class or three here.
Beach Byron Bay are going the whole hog! Join them on 25th April for a very special one-off dining event – Four Pillars Gin Pig Dinner. Creating a menu using very rare pork from pure black Berkshire pigs fed on spent gin botanicals from the Four Pillars distillery, Beach Byron Bay will be serving up a four course dinner with matching wine and gin cocktails. To discover more click here.
Don't miss the 2018 Mullum2Bruns Paddle on Sunday 27 May. The paddle is a 10km course down the magnificent Brunswick River that begins at Heritage Park, Mullumbimby and ends behind the Scout Hall in Brunswick Heads. It's a day of serious competition for some and wacky fun for others, with entertainment, activities and food for everyone. Funds raised go to support the Brunswick Heads Surf Life Saving Club, Marine Rescue and Visitor Centre. Earlybird registrations close on 15 April! Register now on the Mullum2Bruns website...
(June Long Weekend), from 8am
Don't miss our Award Winning Old & Gold Festival, beginning at 8am in Brunswick Heads on Saturday 9 June. This is an adrenalin inducing shopping experience like no other, featuring our huge all town garage sale (around 100 garage sales expected), four incredible second-hand and collectables fairs, street entertainment, horse and carriage rides, food and bargains galore! Stay tuned to this website to find out more about registering your garage sale, or booking a stall at one of the four town fairs: the Indoor Collectables Fair (Memorial Hall), Brunswick Heads Public School Treasure Trove, CWA Secondhand Fair, or the Ye Olde Church Fair (Catholic Church). Call the Bruns Visitor Centre for more info on (02) 6685 1002, email firstname.lastname@example.org or read more...
The theme for the 2018 Simple Pleasures Photo Competition has just been announced, so get snapping! Show us how much you Love Bruns cause that's the theme this year, Loving Bruns. Entry forms will be available from mid-June.
It's time to get into training for the Byron2Bruns Beach Run - a major fundraiser for the Brunswick Surf Lifesaving Club. The popular 5km track (leaving from the Bruns Surf Club) will be an option again this year as well as the 10km run/walk. Register now and take advantage of the Early Bird savings and support our wonderful surf lifesavers at the same time. For information and registration go to: Byron2Bruns Beach Run website.
Launched on Sunday 11 June, the Fishing Seat is the fourth in the series of seats along Tweed St being created to depict important aspects of Brunswick Heads’ history and culture. Brunswick Heads has a long and rich fishing history, both commercial and recreational. The original design was by Robyn Venn from Brunswick Heads Anglers & Deep Sea Fishing Club and was lovingly crafted by members of U3A Mullumbimby Men's Shed with David Ashton & Stuart Cole. The Fishing Seat can be found at the Brunswick Heads Seafood picnic area at the Boatharbour. Watch our youtube video here.
A new Youth Seat at the Bruns Skate Park is already proving a hit with the young and young at heart. Lovingly created by members of our community - artists, builders, school children. Watch the video here
The Frank Mills Seat
Situated under the Cypress Pine, in front of the Tweed Street IGA Supermarket courtyard, the new Frank Mills Seat embodies key elements of Mr Mills' colourful life. This is his story...
A beautiful new community seat depicting local flora and fauna in mosaic has been unveiled on Tweed Street, in front of the Catholic Church. This is the second community seat on Tweed St, following completion of the Frank Mills Historical seat near the IGA Supermarket on Tweed St. The stunning artwork for the flora and fauna mosaic seat was created by local artist Renee Gordos and mosaicist Pauline Ross. The seat was lovingly crafted to life with assistance from students at Brunswick Heads Public School.