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Byron Writers Festival Announces Disability Workshops

Byron Writers Festival is inviting writers with disability and d/Deaf writers to apply for a two-day writing workshop, convened by four inspiring writer/teacher mentors.

Creative Grant Writing Workshop

Forming part of Youth Week at The Quad in Lismore, Arts Northern Rivers Executive Director, Peter Wood, and Grants Manager, Phoebe Rose, will help participants to understand grant opportunities and how best to apply.

Northern Rivers Creative Exhibition Callout

Northern Rivers Creative is calling out to the directory’s visual artists for inclusion in its first curated exhibition to be held at Byron Bay’s Lone Goat Gallery.

Give Back

Give Back

Did you know Arts Northern Rivers has Deductable Gift Recipient status (DGR)? These donations meant we were able to produce the 'Our Way Stories' book and return all profits to the Elders.

Featured Projects

My Place Is Your Place – Cultural Artwork EOI

In partnership with the Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service and Northern New South Wales Local Health District, Arts Northern Rivers are working to deliver cultural artworks to the Women's Care Unit at the Lismore Base Hospital.

Weavers of the Bundjalung Nation

In 2021, Arts Northern Rivers with funding from the Indigenous Languages and Arts Program, plan to deliver a book project that will ensure weaving techniques and stories will be available for future generations.

Up Next

Up Next is a showcase of musicians emerging in the Northern Rivers. The event will be held at Byron Bay’s iconic live music venue, The Northern, on Thursday March 25th.

Rappville Creative Recovery

In 2021 this project will deliver an artist-led placemaking program contributing to the creative recovery of Rappville - a Richmond Valley community devastated by bushfires in October 2019.