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  1. Slipper Making Felt Workshop

    Saturday 25 March 2017, Lismore

    Looking for a beautiful new craft to try your hand at? Felting is a wonderful way to turn wool into luxurious textural works of Art!Suzanne McGauley - Felt Artist from the Northern Rivers has led successful...

    25 Mar
  2. Colour and Light

    Thursday 23 March to Sunday 2 April 2017, Lismore

    Without light people wouldn’t be here. It was after all ‘in the beginning’. The members, artists and artisans have tackled this subject which can be one of the most challenging aspects of making art....

    23 Mar -02Apr
  3. Lismore Organic Market

    Tuesday 28 March to Tuesday 9 January 2018, Lismore

    The Lismore Organic Market is a weekly market committed to providing local organic produce, reducing the carbon footprint. Stallholders have travelled an average of 20 kilometres rather than at...

    28 Mar -09Jan
  4. Lismore Vintage and Handmade Market

    Saturday 4 February to Saturday 2 December 2017, Lismore

    Lismore Vintage and Handmade Market is held on the first Saturday of the month. Be inspired by an eclectic and diverse range of evolving stalls, from upcycled clothing, jewellery, homewares plus more, handmade by...

    04 Feb -02Dec
  5. Zach's Ceremony

    Saturday 1 April 2017, Lismore

    Q and A with filmmaker Alec Doomadgee.Somewhere between tribal tradition and city life, a young boy must learn what it takes to become a man and awaken the warrior within.Growing up isn’t easy,...

    01 Apr
  6. The Fencer

    Sunday 2 April 2017, Lismore

    Hailed by audiences at festivals worldwide, Klaus Härö’s elegantly crafted, multi award-winning drama is set in post-war Europe, and movingly depicts the true story of fencing master Endel Nelis, who risked his life...

    02 Apr
  7. The Juke Joint Way

    Tuesday 4 April 2017, Lismore

    Father and son locals Steve and Al McLeod join forces to bring you a night of Old School Blues and Rock 'n Roll. Dishing up spicy southern Cajun with a good dose of Chicago mud, this band is bound to get your toes...

    04 Apr
  8. Lismore Corporate Karaoke Cup

    Saturday 8 April 2017, Lismore

    After the resounding success of last year’s inaugural Lismore Corporate Karaoke Cup, the Lismore Workers Club will once again showcase this gala event on April 8.The Committee, who have grown considerably in...

    08 Apr
  9. Lismore Recycled Market

    Saturday 15 April to Saturday 17 February 2018, Lismore

    Take a browse through stalls promoting Up cycling and Community Arts through the reuse of waste items. Stallholders use second hand materials to make furniture, fashion and art. Enjoy live music, food and coffee and...

    15 Apr -17Feb
  10. Tackle Tactics Wilson River Rumble

    Thursday 20 April to Sunday 23 April 2017, Lismore

    In alignment with Tackle Tactics and the Lismore Council, B.A.S.S. Australia Nation is bringing a totally new and exciting format to tournament fishing in Australia.The Tackle Tactics Wilson River Rumble is...

    20 Apr -23Apr
  11. Nitro Circus Live: Lismore

    Tuesday 25 April 2017, Lismore

    Direct from sell out shows across the globe, the world's greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, is coming to 15 cities across Australia!
Featuring 30 of the world's best extreme...

    25 Apr
  12. Circus Oz: Model Citizens

    Friday 12 May to Saturday 13 May 2017, Lismore

    Circus Oz explodes back onto stage, audaciously unpacking the myths of modern Australia with their latest high octane circus show Model Citizens, the first creation fuelled by the new Artistic Director Rob Tannion...

    12 May -13May
  13. Lismore Gemfest

    Saturday 20 May to Sunday 21 May 2017, Lismore

    Lismore Gemfest is the biggest annual event in the country devoted to lapidary and allied arts and is organised by the Lismore Gem and Lapidary Club Inc.Exhibitors come from all parts of the country and...

    20 May -21May
  14. ACO Virtual

    Thursday 8 June to Saturday 24 June 2017, Lismore

    Imagine standing on stage surrounded by the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s virtuoso musicians, watching bows and fingers fly, feeling the power of the bass line, or hearing the exquisite tones of Artistic Director...

    08 Jun -24Jun
  15. Lismore Lantern Parade Festival

    Saturday 24 June 2017, Lismore

    The Lismore Lantern Parade is an annual community arts festival held on or around the longest night of the year, being the Winter Solstice. The Lantern Parade attracts in excess of 25,000 people each year...

    24 Jun
  16. Timberjacks Friendship Series Tournament

    Friday 7 July to Sunday 9 July 2017, Lismore

    Welcome to the annual Timberjacks Junior Baseball Carnival. There are over 20 teams entered, and a host of teams from Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.Great opportunity for everyone to check out Junior...

    07 Jul -09Jul
  17. Outdoor Leisure Show

    Friday 7 July to Sunday 9 July 2017, Lismore

    In 2017 the Outdoor Leisure Show (formerly 4WD, Caravan, Camping and Marine Show) will be celebrating it's twentieth anniversary. Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter would like to invite you to celebrate...

    07 Jul -09Jul
  18. Bentley Art Prize

    Friday 4 August to Sunday 6 August 2017, Lismore

    The Bentley Art Prize has been held annually at the Bentley Public Hall since 1985. “The Bentley” is a vehicle for emerging artists to showcase their talent to the wider community. All proceeds raised from the event...

    04 Aug -06Aug
  19. Be Your Self Redux

    Friday 18 August to Saturday 19 August 2017, Lismore

    Australian Dance Theatre has thrilled sellout audiences around the world with performances of cutting edge dance. Now the internationally acclaimed company brings Be Your Self Redux to NORPA for the first time...

    18 Aug -19Aug
  20. ACO Collective Concert

    Sunday 3 September 2017, Lismore

    Britain’s leading clarinetist, Matthew Hunt, joins violinist Pekka Kuusisto and ACO Collective as the soloist for Brahms’ soulful Clarinet Quintet.Brahms came out of retirement to write the Clarinet Quintet...

    03 Sep
  21. The Arrival

    Tuesday 19 September 2017, Lismore

    Adapted from Shaun Tan’s multi-award winning book, The Arrival will take you on one man’s moving journey to an unknown world.This unique theatrical experience traverses themes of freedom, migration, survival...

    19 Sep
  22. Lismore Masters Games

    Friday 22 September to Sunday 24 September 2017, Lismore

    The 10th Lismore Masters Games will be held in September 2017. With 14 different sports over 13 venues in the area for competitors aged 25 to 80, it's all about getting out and having some fun on the field...

    22 Sep -24Sep

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Just a 45-minute drive from the beachside town of Byron Bay, the city of Lismore lies between NSW’s north coast and its hinterland. Situated on the Richmond River with Nightcap National Park just 67km to the north, Lismore is surrounded by natural beauty. The town itself is also rich with heritage buildings, and its significant creative community benefits from Lismore’s numerous theatres, art galleries and performing arts spaces.

There’s plenty to see and do in Lismore, with markets featuring among the town’s most frequent and popular events. With different markets specialising in crafts, fresh produce, handmade items, recycled goods and more, it’s easy to spend hours browsing Lismore’s interesting and varied offerings. During the winter solstice, Lismore plays host to a viking village featuring food stalls, historical talks and entertainment, while the enchanting Lismore Lantern Parade marks the longest night of the year.