What's on in the coming months
Put these dates in your diary!
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
Friday 28 Sept - Tues 2 October - Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk
Show us what YOU love about Bruns and enter the 2018 competition. The theme is 'Loving Bruns' Entry forms will be available from mid-June. Entries open June 18.... more info...
Saturday 29 June
Staying true to the tradition, Term 2 at Circus Arts Byron Bay ends with a circus show and everyone is invited! The theme of the show is "Safari Adventure", bringing you the term's best new circus acts against a backdrop of pounding jungle rhythms! There will be aerial, acrobatic, hoola hoop, lyra acts and a flying trapeze show at the end! Bar and sausage sizzle open from 5.30pm. Raffles prizes to be won. $10 flying trapeze swings after the show! Safari Adventure is a fundraiser for Friends of the Circus, a non-for-profit arm of Circus Arts that helps provide training and performance opportunities for youth circus in the Byron Shire. $16 Adults, $8 Kids (Under 18), $0 Bubs (3 & under), $40 Family (2xA, 2xK) - family tickets at the door only
Find out more and book here
Brunswick Picture House's signature event Cheeky Cabaret is back on Friday 29 & Saturday 30 June. Guaranteed to have you grinning from ear to ear and wanting MORE, get your tickets now as shows do sell out. 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.
30 Fingal Street, Brunswick Heads.
See the Brunswick Picture House come to life on Sydney Weekender
The 2018 Mullum2Bruns Paddle was held on Sunday 27 May. Congratulations to everyone who made it such a successful event and such a joyful day for participants and spectators alike. It was a day of serious competition for some and wacky fun for others - participants can check their times and all prize winners are listed on the Mullum2Bruns website.... Funds raised go to support the Brunswick Heads Surf Life Saving Club, Marine Rescue and Visitor Centre.
This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the Back to Brunswick Hot Rod Run, in memory of Pete Chapouris. This year, Pete’s son, Pete Chapouris IV will be a special guest at the event. If you're a fan, its 3 days of Hot Rod Heaven, with daily lunchtime cruises on Friday and Saturday and a big show in the park opposite Hotel Brunswick on Sunday 15 July. Come along and see the colourful spectacle of hot rods on show in Brunswick Heads. Find out more...
Winter time is Splendour time. Got your Splendour in the Grass Festival tickets but no accommodation? Brunswick Heads is the closest village to North Byron Parklands so make it your base. Accommodation in town (and nearby in Ocean Shores, New Brighton and South Golden Beach) includes motels, holiday parks, a hotel and over 100 holiday houses and apartments. Holiday houses in areRegular shuttle bus services will run between Brunswick Heads and North Byron Parklands. Stay tuned for more information over the coming weeks!
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.
28 Sept - 2 Oct 2018
Put these dates in your diary now! This stunning free event is only on once every three years. People are still talking about 2015's event and now we can't wait for the 2018 event. With 40 installations set amongst the unique landscape of Brunswick Heads, between the river and the beach, it's a feast for the senses. Onsite workshops plus guided talks and tours are available, check the program here to find out more.
As it will be school holidays we recommend booking your Bruns accommodation now. Click here for lots of great places to stay close to the Sculpture Walk.
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.