Lismore Youth Festival

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The Quad is thrilled to be hosting Lismore's first Youth Festival. Curated by the team at Dream Bigger this one day festival will showcase emerging artists from the ages of 14 - 19 years across all artforms. Taking place accross the Quadrangle programs will be taking place in the Lismore Regional Gallery, The Northern Rivers Conservatorium and the Lismore Library.

Activties kick off from 10am with a Welcome to Country followed by the Next Wave Film Festival in the Library at 10.30am, panel in the Gallery and illustration workshop also in the Library. The music and dance program commences at 1.30pm on the main stage with live music right through till 9pm.

Program highlights (nb: activities happening all day)

  • 10:30am - 12pm and  12.30 – 2pm: Lismore Library:  Next Wave Short Film Festival (two screenings) 20 short films from young regional film makers on the theme of ‘escape
  • All day: Northern Rivers Conservatorium Studio Underground: Visual Arts showcase
  • 1:30pm: Main stage: Dream Bigger all girls dance troupe
  • 3pm: Main Stage: Performance by Lismore young Songwriters Winner Freya Cotteril
  • 7pm: Main Stage: Live performance by young Lismore band LSAS
  • 8pm Main Stage: Live performance by Lennox Head band WHARVES



More info about Dream Bigger