DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS MANY OF THE FOLLOWING PRE-PLANNED EVENTS WILL NOT PROCEED
We will endeavour to update these details as restrictions change.

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
CANCELLED FOR 2020
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
5th – 7th June, 2020    LIMITED TO ONLINE
Ideas, stories, writing & conversations with contemporary local and national writers
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Email: info@bellingenwritersfestival.com.au

Bello Winter Music Festival
CANCELLED FOR 2020 & 2021 for venue renovation.
Great food, workshops, seminars, free entertainment. Great people & great music.
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Ph: 02 6684 6655

party in the park for camp creative at maam gudying park bellingen.

Camp Creative
CANCELLED FOR 2021
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
CANCELLED FOR 2020
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
9th-24th January 2020
Screenwave is about bringing new film experiences to regional NSW audiences. Excited about the 2020 program? Dates and details will be available soon.
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LeaF Festival
CANCELLED FOR 2020
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
23-25 October, 2020
An acoustic weekend of concerts, workshops, jamming, dancing, focussed mainly on Old Time, Bluegrass & Folk
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Dorrigo Show
27th- 29th November, 2020
Annual Dorrigo & Guy Fawkes Agricultural Show
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Ph: 0437 977 189

URUNGA & SURROUNDS

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Mother’s Day
CANCELLED FOR 2020
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
CANCELLED
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
6th September, 2020
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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