Who doesn’t love a good festival or local show? The Bellingen Shire festivals are abundant and well supported by the local community. They also bring people from far and wide. It’s no surprise, as these events are staged in arguably one of the most stunning small town environments around. So come on, immerse yourself in creativity, learn in workshops, be amazed by the showcase of talent. They proudly cater to families, singles, young and the young-at-heart. You may wish to stay, eat-out and do a little local shopping while you’re here…

BELLINGEN

Bellingen Show
5th – 6th May 2018
A fun, informative celebration of our local agriculture and people. It’s where something wonderful is about to happen…
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Ph: 0498 483 915

Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival
8th – 10th June, 2018
Ideas, stories, writing & conversations with contemporary local and national writers
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Email: info@bellingenwritersfestival.com.au

Bello Winter Music Festival
12th – 15th July 2018
Great food, workshops, seminars, free entertainment. Great people & great music.
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Ph: 02 6684 6655

Camp Creative
14th – 18th January 2019
Immerse yourself in your passion or step out of your comfort zone. A 5-day summer camp of fun learning.
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Ph: 02 6655 9326

Bellingen Fine Music Festival
27th – 30th September, 2018
Mark the date to experience sublime music from many traditions, in the beautiful Bellingen Valley.
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Email: info@bellingenmusicfestival.com.au

Screenwave International Film Festival SWIFF
January 2019
Screenwave is about bringing new film experiences to regional NSW audiences. Excited about the 2019 program? Dates and details will be available soon.
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Sanctuary Anniversary Helfgott Concert
22nd April, 2018
This wonderful event will celebrate 30 years of Sanctuary’s work with refugees from all backgrounds.
Ph: 0490 418 884

LeaF Festival
13th – 15th July
As part of the Bello Winter Music festival, just turn up to any one of our inspiring events.
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Email: info@cel.org.au

Want more THINGS TO DO in the Bellingen Shire?

DORRIGO & SURROUNDS

Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival
26-28 October, 2018
An acoustic weekend of concerts, workshops, jamming, dancing, focussed mainly on Old Time, Bluegrass & Folk
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Dorrigo Show
24th – 25th November, 2018
Annual Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Agricultural Show
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Ph: 0437 977 189

URUNGA & SURROUNDS

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Mother’s Day
13th May, 2018
Live music, great coffee and food and kids activities. Bring a rug, a bottle of wine, some cheese
Ph Jo 0401 516 779

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Sculpture in the Park
13th May 2018
A temporary ‘pop-up’ exhibition of public sculpture, with prizes for the artists. Gather friends and family for a great day out in Urunga.
Email: dgsouthgate@westnet.com.au

Father’s Day
3rd September, 2018
Bring a rug, a bottle of wine, some cheese and biscuits, a picnic, and friends and family for a great day out in Urunga.
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NEARBY TO BELLINGEN SHIRE

Screenwave International Film Festival
SWIFF
January 2019
Screenwave is about bringing new film experiences to regional NSW audiences. Excited about the 2019 program? Dates and details will be available soon.
website

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