March in Photos!

LAWN BOWLS

 

SWEET EXCHANGE

 

JEWELLERY MAKING

END OF CAMBRIDGE SAUSAGE SIZZLE

BEER TASTING

 

SLACKLINING

 

CLOTHES SWAP ‘N’ STYLE

 

SOCCER MATCH

COFFEE CLUB

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

It’s the long Easter weekend!! 29 March – 1 April

Happy Easter

It’s the long weekend! Easter Friday (30th March) and Easter Monday (2nd April) are Public Holidays so school will be closed – 4 day weekend!! Yeeeew!!

 

WEATHER

Weather

 

SURF

Weekend Surf

 

HAPPY TRAVELS

Happy Travels

Want to go on a 4WD adventure in paradise?! You can visit one of Australia’s top destinations for a great price, thanks to Lexis’ travel specialist Iain!

There’s 13 people already booked in for the Easter weekend trip to Fraser Island, but still a few spots left if anyone wants to join in the fun!

Leaving at 7am Thursday from outside Happy Travels and arriving back at around 6/7pm on Monday.

If you’re interested speak to Iain when he is at Lexis today (Wednesday) between 12 and 3pm or text / whatsapp him on +61 422 150 756.

 

 

BLUESFEST

bluesfest

The biggest event happening in Byron this weekend is Bluesfest!!

If you haven’t already got tickets use promotional code YOURBF18 for up to 25% tickets! https://www.bluesfest.com.au/tickets/default.aspx?EventID=6

Groupon also have 25% off tickets: https://www.groupon.com.au/deals/gl-29th-annual-byron-bay-bluesfest

If you’re not able to get them before they sell out/promo ends, then check out https://www.facebook.com/groups/justticketsnorthernrivers/about/ for people selling their tickets!

Playing schedule: https://www.bluesfest.com.au/pages/?PageID=289

 

GIGS

Gigs

THURSDAY 29
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY FRIEND ZONE
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY DAN HANNAFORD
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 8.30PM MICKA SCENE
BYRON BAY BREWERY 7.30PM QUALITY ST HIP HOP NIGHT
THE RAILS DAN HANNAFORD
BALCONY BAR, BYRON BAY 7PM EMMA WHINE
FRESH, BYRON BAY 4PM STEVE TYSON
STICKY WICKET BAR, BYRON BAY 9PM LUKE MORRIS
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 7.30PM DELI
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 8PM FUTURE FAKTORI
BLUESFEST, TYAGARAH – DAY 1

FRIDAY 30
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY P.C. & THE BIFFS
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY THE SWAMPS
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 12PM BLUESFEST BUSKERS COMP FINAL, 6PM DJ REIFLEX
BYRON BEACH MARKET 10AM KELLIE KNIGHT & THE DAZE, DIDGERA & DINKUM BOHOS
MARVEL HALL, BYRON BAY 6PM FLOW
SUN BISTRO, BYRON BAY 6PM SARAH GRANT
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 730PM THE IMPRINTS
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 8PM BEN JANSZ
PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 7PM KATIA DEMEESTER
BLUESFEST, TYAGARAH – DAY 2
BANGALOW HOTEL 6PM BILL JACOBI

SATURDAY 31
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY MARSHALL OKELL & THE FRO
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY WALLFLOWER MEADOWS
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 9PM RHYTHM & CUTLOOSE
BYRON BAY BREWERY 4PM KIT BRAY
BYRON ARTISAN MARKET RAILWAY PARK 4PM GUY KACHEL
SUN BISTRO, BYRON BAY 6PM OPEN MIC NIGHT
STICKY WICKET BAR, BYRON BAY 9PM LOCAL DJS
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 7.30PM NICOLE BROPHY
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 9PM LIVE DJS
BLUESFEST, TYAGARAH – DAY 3
PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 7PM GREG KEW

SUNDAY 1
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY MATTHEW ARMITAGE
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY ROMANIACS
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 4.30PM LISA HUNT / 8:00PM SUNDAY SAFARI PRESENTS MOTEZ
BYRON THEATRE 8PM PUPPETRY OF THE PENIS
BYRON GOLF CLUB 12PM GREG KEW
BYRON COMMUNITY MARKET 10AM OKA, GUY KACHEL, JOHN DIXON & RUSSEL BAND
SUN BISTRO, BYRON BAY 5PM JORDAN GRACE
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY LUNCH ’TIL LATE SUNDAY SESSION DJS DJ DANGEROUS
COBRA & FRIENDS
BLUESFEST, TYAGARAH – DAY 4
MONDAY 2
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY DANHANNAFORD
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY MESCALITO BLUES
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 8PM 4’20 SOUND REGGAE NIGHT
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 8PM REGGAE AFTERPARTY
BLUESFEST, TYAGARAH – DAY 5

 

CINEMA

Cinema

Monday 2nd Apr

Finding Your Feet2:15pm
A Fantastic Woman4:30pm
Ladybird6:30pm
Game Night8:30pm

 

MARKETS

Markets

Friday

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

Saturday

Byron Artisan Market

Bangalow Farmers Market

Brunswick Heads Markets

Lismore Farmers Market

Blue Knob Farmers Market

Sunday

Byron Bay Markets

Pottsville Beach Markets

Lismore Car Boot Market

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Jobs! 28 March

HOSPITALITY

Hospitality

CASUAL CAFE ALL ROUNDER

A restaurant in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Cafe All-rounder (up to 20 hours per week) to join our team. To be considered for this role you should: – Be available both days at weekends. – Have at least 1 year of experience as a Cafe All-rounder. – Have the right to work in Australia.

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DOMESTIC CATERING SERVICES – BANGALOW

We offer our residents freshly prepared meals and snacks, all cooked on site in our commercial kitchens. We are now seeking a Kitchen & Dining Hand to join our team to assist in providing high quality, nutritious meals to our residents. Please note this a casual position and will include weekend work. This role is based at our Bangalow residential village. About the role: – Assisting chefs with the daily running of the commercial kitchen. – Assisting with the preparation of meals for residents ensuring consistency in quality, taste and presentation. – Loading and unloading of dishwasher and hand washing utensils as required. – Monitoring and reporting on sufficient food supplies. – Ensuring compliance with HACCP legislation and Feros Food safety Plan. – Ensuring a safe working environment in the residential facility by working within workplace health and safety requirements. About you: – You hold a Certificate in Food Safety 1 and/or 2 (desirable but not essential). – You have prior Aged Care experience (desirable but not essential). – You have previous experience working in a commercial kitchen environment. – You have flexible availability with the ability to work weekends. – You are willing and able to work at least one 7.5 hour shift per week. – You respect the privacy, confidentiality and dignity of senior clients, and maintain a professional working relationships with clients at all times (but still be up for forging some great relationships with our residents and having FUN). For full details please see the attached position description. We encourage people with disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job. Please note that successful applicants are required to complete a criminal history statutory declaration and undergo an Australian Federal Police Check. To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Kerry Bundock on (07) 5669 0593, quoting Ref No. 802600.

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CHEFS / COOKS

Cooking

CHEF

Local restaurant seeks an experienced cook to join a busy kitchen in Byron Bay Part-time. You will be working under an experienced Head Chef and the establishment is only open for dinner. The latest shift will be over at 10:30pm. Award wages apply, approx 20 hours per week for the right person or if you prefer this could increase to 40 hours per week. Immediate start. Normal hours 4pm – 10pm.

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CASUAL COOK

A restaurant in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Cook (up to 35 hours per week) to join our team. To be considered for this role you should: – Be available both days at weekends. – Have at least 1 year of experience as a Cook. – Have the right to work in Australia.

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CLEANERS / HOUSEKEEPERS

Cleaner

CASUAL HOUSEKEEPER – WOLLONGBAR MOTEL
23 Bedroom Motel. Weekday and Weekend Shifts. Immediate Start
Email resume and intro to manager@wollongbar.com

 

 

EVERYTHING ELSE!

 

CASUAL LABOURERS AND CLEANERS

Spinifex Recruiting is currently recruiting for highly skilled and experienced Construction and Horticultural Labourers to enter into our pool of labour hire candidates on the North Coast of NSW. Spinifex Recruiting is the regions leading Labour Hire agency, we pride ourselves on placing exceptional candidates with reputable local organisations. Successful candidates are required to have: – WHS Construction Induction White Card. – Current Drivers Licence. – Reliable transport. – Great work ethic and a good attitude. Spinifex frequently places our candidates into a variety of roles in the Ballina, Lismore, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads areas. Pay rates and duration of assignments differ depending on role. To discuss in more detail please call a consultant on 1300 800 301. To apply for position please click on the ‘Register’ button via the ‘Apply for Position’ link below.

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PROCESS WORKER

We are currently seeking several experienced Process Workers / Production Workers to join our busy food manufacturing client based in the Byron Bay Hinterland. The roles will involve working as an integral part of a team on fast-paced production lines performing a range of duties including sorting, quality control, packing products and general production labouring work. To be successful in this role you will be expected to have: – Previous experience working in food manufacturing / dairy and/or on production lines but not essential. – Must enjoy working as part of a productive team. – Must be physically fit for fast paced and repetitive environment. – Be flexible with working hours and the ability to work at short notice and on-call. – Ability to comfortably lift up to 15 kgs. – Your own transport including a valid Driver’s Licence. – Excellent personal presentation and good communication skills. This is a great opportunity to work with our reputable manufacturing company with the potential of ongoing employment for the right candidates.

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CARERS – AGED CARE

Greetings to all experienced and qualified Disability Support or Aged Care workers, along with those NEW to the industry and eager to help locals, while earning more closer to home.Joining Kynd is a great way to work close to home and offer your availability based on your schedule (so you work when you want). You’ll choose who you’re happy to help, manage your own profile within Kynd’s app and you set your own hourly rate! People have different ‘care’ needs and are always unique. So Kynd’s perfect for 1st time carers, people with ‘unpaid’ family care experience and experienced private or agency carers and nurses. Sound like you? Great! Introduce yourself and apply. Need to Know: – Help Locally: Or where you want. Save travel time/money. – Earn Great Money: The more you care, the more you earn. – Receive Requests: From locals for care and support visits. – Flexible Schedule: Choose your own schedule / availability. – Get Started Now: Applying and signing up is quick & easy! – Bank Transfers: Regular payments direct to your accounts. – Choose Your Rates: Based on your skills and expertise. – Choose Your Clients: Help the client’s which best suit you. – Insurance Coverage: Included whenever caring with Kynd. Your Role: – Companionship: helping your clients, simply by being there. – Meals & Groceries: collect + prep meals, support daily life. – Local Driving: for visits, social events or any appointments. – Personal Care: help with showers and personal care needs. – Domestic Chores: washing, vacuuming, dusting, cleans etc. – Nursing Services: technical support, if you’re qualified for it Specialist roles are available for Disability Support Workers (inc. NDIS) and Aged Care Workers (both Private and Packages). Requirements: – You’re genuinely motivated to create memories for people! – You’re warm, caring and compassionate – a “people-person”. – You’re highly reliable and communicate well with everyone. You will also need to have: – A SmartPhone (iPhone / Android). – A recent (last 18 months) successful Australian Police Check. – An ABN (as an independent contractor) or happy to get one. – A Driver’s Licence and reliable car will help, but isn’t critical. If you are progressed, you’ll need to pass a number of ID and safety verifications before your profile is activated. If you don’t have an ABN or Police Check yet, you can apply for that soon. Enjoy flexible work, being paid more for your time (and people being able to afford more of your time!), directly helping locals in need and the happiness of being your own boss, using Kynd. Whatever your skills and experience, you’re invited to apply!

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UBER DRIVER

Who we are: Help riders get around town by using Uber and get the fares you make each trip paid weekly into your account . Using the Uber app is a great way to earn cash on your schedule. The more you drive, the more you can earn. It’s simple and perfect for those looking for flexibility. What you need to know: – Earn Good Money: The more you drive, the more you earn. – Flexible Schedule: Make your own schedule and drive any time; day or night. – Getting Started is Easy: Signing up is quick & easy! – Get Paid Weekly: Get earnings deposited into your bank account weekly. Requirements: – You’re at least 21 years old. – You have a 4-door vehicle. – You have held a valid full driver’s licence in your state or territory for at least 12 months. – You’re listed as an insured driver for the vehicle you wish to drive. – You’re friendly and excited to earn money on your schedule! Additional Information: Anyone can drive using Uber. Remember, the best job isn’t a job – it’s driving with Uber! No car? No problem! Check out t.uber.com/marketplaceANZ for vehicle rental, leasing, and financing product offerings designed by third party providers specifically for ridesharing.

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PART TIME RECEPTIONIST – YHA HOSTEL

Are you looking for a job where you can have fun and meet people from all over the world every day? Is your passion for all things travel and backpacking? If your answer is yes, then WE are looking for YOU! YHA has 2 fantastic backpacker hostels in Byron Bay – Cape Byron YHA is a laid-back hostel located just a stone’s throw from the beach, and Byron Bay YHA is a centrally-located hostel right in the heart of town, and undergoing exciting new renovations! We are seeking Part Time Receptionists to join the awesome YHA team in Byron! As a Receptionist, you will be responsible for providing our guests with excellent service, giving heaps of helpful local tips and knowledge, recommending and selling a wide range of tours and activities, and ensuring they have a Byron experience they won’t forget! Are you, or do you have: – Amazing stories about your travelling and backpacking experiences? – The ability to contribute to the hostel’s friendly and cheerful atmosphere? – Excellent communication skills? – Out-of-this-world customer service skills? – A team player? – The ability to develop, organise and assist in guest activities? – The ability to multi-task and perform a variety of duties? – The ability to problem solve and perform well under pressure? – Knowledge of reservation systems? – Prepared to work evenings and weekends on a rotating roster? If you answered yes to all the above, then we are looking for you! So if you would like to be a part of our team, then: Write us a witty and interesting cover letter explaining why we’d be stupid not to hire you. Standard by-the-book cover letters are unlikely to keep us interested Attach your up-to-date CV Tell the funniest thing that’s happened to you whilst travelling. Embarrassing stories welcome!

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CASUAL SALES ASSISTANT – LORNA JANE

Are you a natural at creating conversation and building relationships? Do you enjoy making customers feel their absolute best and have a skill for discovering their perfect look? Are you passionate about active living? If YES, consider an Active Stylist role at our Byron Bay store today! WHY LORNA JANE: – Build your business career – be part of a flexible workplace where you can think creatively and make your mark. – We promise to challenge you – we love to continuously improve what we are doing. Work with our industry leaders and think differently! – We love to promote from within – building a career with us is more than what is on your resume, show us what you’ve got! – Great earning potential – with various competitive incentive and reward schemes, use your determination and passion to achieve your goals. – Global opportunities – with over 200 company owned stores, and operating in over 60 countries, a career with us can take all over the world! A LITTLE ABOUT THE ROLE…That you create an exceptional customer experience that is inspiring, motivating and energising. – That you connect with customers and build relationships, providing exceptional customer service. – That you thrive in a sales oriented environment & look forward to the daily challenge of reaching your target. – That you share the Active Living philosophy with all of our customers every day, inspiring your team member to do the same daily! A LITTLE ABOUT US..We are a positive, energetic and authentic brand, with 28 years of success in business and continued rapid expansion globally. We exist to inspire modern women towards Active Living through the daily practice of Move, Nourish, Believe, and together we get to make a difference in peoples lives every day! There are plenty of opportunities for you to build your career with Lorna Jane! From a casual Active Stylist to a State Leader, from the Warehouse to Design, and from Customer Care to Marketing we have a wide range of career options to offer. You just need to tell us about you! OUR BIG 5 – what we live and breathe: – We think customer our customers are at the heart of everything we do. – We challenge the status quo. – Be a game changer, the world has enough followers. – We are hungry for success, drive, dedication, & a never give up attitude = achieving our goals. – We are mindful – Mindful of where we came from and where we are going. Make decisions as if your name was on the door. – We believe in each other. – Stand proud & speak from the heart.

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LANDSCAPER WANTED
Seeking an experienced and preferably qualified Landscaper to join our team.
Immediate start. Adam 0421500096

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Easter Coffee Club! 27 March

Today at Coffee Club we swapped Tim Tams for Hot cross buns to celebrate Easter!

Hot cross buns are traditionally eaten on Good Friday in Australia, Britain, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and some parts of the Americas. The buns mark the end of Lent and different parts of the hot cross bun have a certain meaning; including the cross representing the crucifixion of Jesus, and the spices signifying the spices used to preserve him at his burial.

They are typically a spiced sweet bun but we also had some chocolate ones which we enjoyed warmed up with butter 🙂

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Super Food Cooking Class – Upper Intermediate

This month Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class took their lesson to the kitchen!

They each had to choose a super food (a food rich in nutrients), research it’s facts and history and then use it in a recipe!

Interestingly chocolate is considered a super food! Brilliant news 🙂 Research shows that dark chocolate especially can lower blood pressure!

Everyone then got to try each others dishes as the creator explained the information they had gathered about their super food!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Clothes Upcycle! 22 March

Last week myself and some of the students got creative upcycling clothes!

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Rather than throwing out an old item of clothing you can make it into a new piece in just a few simple steps!

 

I shared some suggestions with the students on what they could do but they all got imaginative and made their own unique pieces!

 

Roman very kindly reinvented a top for me on the promise I would wear it for the rest of the day 🙂

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

New Starters! 26 March

Welcome to our six new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Hans (HanSoo) is from Korea. His main passion is playing the guitar and he is a member of his school’s band. He is also interested in cycling and would like to try surfing whilst in Byron. He wants to improve his English so he can better his life and travel the world! He is currently studying Medical Engineering in Korea but is taking a year long break to explore the world!

Jeferson is from Brazil. He enjoys sports, particularly soccer, swimming and running. Whilst in Australia he would like to learn to surf; he has definitely picked the best location for this! He studied Computer Science and has worked within this industry for the past 15 years. He chose Australia for his studies because of the warm weather, beaches and laid back lifestyle!

Victor (Vitezslav) is from the Czech Republic. His hobbies include running, working out and cycling. He studied to be a blacksmith and has worked as a laborer for the past four years. He will study at Lexis Byron for the next 9 months to improve his English so he is able to move to England to work. He is looking forward to exploring this country and learning to surf!

Martin is from Spain. His main interests are sports and travel. He also enjoys reading, listening to music, watching movies and going out with friends. He will study with us for the next 12 weeks to further his English and decide what he would like to do with his future!

Shoto is from Japan. His main hobby is playing the guitar. He choose Byron Bay for his studies as he has heard great things about this beautiful town! He will study with us for 3 months and then work on a farm picking fruits. After he would like to get a car so he can travel around Australia!

Esther is from Spain. Her biggest love is to travel and meet new people. She also enjoys surfing, reading, sports and good food! She has a Bachelor Degree from the University of Barcelona and is a trained teacher. It has always been her dream to come to Australia so she is very excited to be here! In the future she would like to work on yachts with her boyfriend and English is important for this, so she will study with Lexis Byron for the next 6 months to improve this!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

Graduation! 23 March

Congratulations and Farewell to our four students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Margherita, from Italy, graduates from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has been a happy and committed student, who asked excellent questions and always put in a great deal of effort. Her participation in class discussions and activities has been productive and she has been an asset to the class. Have an amazing time on your travels Margherita!

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Aude, from Switzerland, graduates from Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class. Claudia says her dedication and positive attitude were wonderful to see every day and all her contributions to class discussions were greatly appreciated. She has a very strong foundation of the English language, graduating with an A, with her listening and reading at an Advanced level. Good luck with your Cambridge course Aude, you’ll do great!

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Jean, from France,  graduates from Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class. It has been an absolute joy having him here at Lexis; he is a friendly, positive, intelligent, considerate student whom we will miss very much! His English is at at excellent level after completing our Cambridge First course and he graduates with an A, with his speaking and listening being at an Advanced level. We know you will go on to do well in the future Jean and wish you the very best with this!

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Christel, from Germany, graduates from Kristy’s Elementary class. She has made great progress in her short 2 weeks at Lexis, graduating with an A! Is has been lovely having her here and we hope she returns to us one day to further her English even more! Enjoy your time in Australia with your daughter 🙂

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Slacklining! 21 March

Yesterday we had Olmo come in for his last Slacklining session!

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Olmo has been working with Lexis for over a year and a half, giving our students a opportunity to try slacklining!

It’s always a fun and challenging activity, and yesterday was no exception!

A group of us headed over to the park to test our balancing skills

I was rather wobbly, much to the students amusements!

Thank you Olmo and good luck with your new adventure in Portugal!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

It’s the Weekend! 23-25 March

Weekend

 

WEATHER

Weather

 

SURF

Surf

 

HAPPY TRAVELS

Happy Travels

See Iain from Happy Travels to sign up for the weekend trips! He is in the student lounge Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday from 12pm til 3pm, or you can pop into their store on Jonson Street!

Saturday

Stone and Wood Brewery – Tasting and DJs. Just $15! Meet at 4pm.

Sunday

Aquarius Pool Party!!

 

GIGS

Gigs

FRIDAY 23
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY VOLCOM PARTY DRUNK MUMS, PANDAMIC, BLISTAR, CRUM, SQUIDLICKERS
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY FERGO & THE BURDEN
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 5PM DOS LOONA, 9PM WILLOW BEATS & SAATSUMA
BYRON BAY BREWERY 8PM WILD MARMALADE AND GUESTS
BYRON THEATRE 7.30PM BEAUTY & THE BEAST PRESENTED BY VICTORIAN STATE BALLET AND BYRON THEATRE
POP-UP GALLERY 3 MARVELL ST, BYRON BAY 6PM NEW PAINTINGS BY MATTHEW SANSOM
LONE GOAT GALLERY, BYRON BAY 6PM JESSICA LEITMANIS EXCAVATIONS FROM THE
DEEP
STICKY WICKET BAR, BYRON BAY 7PM UPSTAIRS LOCAL DJS, 9.30PM ROMI
SUN BISTRO, BYRON BAY 6PM GREGG PATERSON
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 7.30PM THE IMPRINTS
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 8PM JAMES HEATHWOOD
PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK INO PIO

SATURDAY 24
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY VOLCOM PARTY TROPICAL ZOMBIE, THE VIOLENT MONKS,  BLEACH GIRLS, CLOACAS
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY PINK ZINC
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY DJ LONGTIME, 9PM TOM & JARRY DJS
BYRON BAY BREWERY 8PM LUKE MORRIS BAND AND GUESTS
BYRON THEATRE 7.30PM BEAUTY & THE BEAST PRESENTED BY VICTORIAN STATE BALLET AND BYRON THEATRE
BYRON ARTISAN MARKET, 4PM LUKE VASSELLA
STICKY WICKET BAR, BYRON BAY 7PM UPSTAIRS DJ PARTY, 9.30PM BIGGY P
SUN BISTRO, BYRON BAY 6PM OPEN MIC NIGHT
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 7.30PM JEZ MEAD FEAT. VINNIE LADUCE
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 9PM LIVE DJS

SUNDAY 25
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY SALT BRAINS
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY FISH OUT OF WATER
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 4.30PM THE FERAMONES, 8PM DJ LONGTIME
BYRON BAY BREWERY 5PM COCO REPUBLIC SUNDAY SESSIONS
BYRON THEATRE 5PM THE VAMPIRES
BALCONY BAR, BYRON BAY 4PM LUKE MORRIS
BYRON YAC MUSIC NSW INDENT ALL-AGES TOUR THE VANNS, THE NAH
BYRON GOLF CLUB 4PM LIVE MUSIC
SUN BISTRO, BYRON BAY 5PM JAMES SCOTT
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY LUNCH ’TIL LATE SUNDAY SESSION DJS DJ DANGEROUS
COBRA & FRIENDS

 

MARKETS

Markets

Friday

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

 

Saturday

Byron Artisan Night Markets

Bangalow Farmers Market

Kingscliff Markets

Blue Knob Farmers Market

Lismore Farmers Market

 

Sunday

Bangalow Market

Nimbin Markets

Murwillumbah Market

 

 

CINEMA

Friday 23rd Mar

Call Me by Your Name1:40pm
The Shape of Water4:10pm
Ladybird6:30pm
Game Night8:30pm

Saturday 24th Mar

Coco12:10pm
Ladybird2:20pm
Sweet Country – Final4:20pm
Between Land & Sea6:40pm
Game Night8:30pm

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Beer Tasting! 16 March

Last Friday’s activity was Beer Tasting!!

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The students had five different beers to try: India Pale Ale (Amanda), Tropical IPA (Sierra Nevada),  Dark Ale (White Rabbit), Lager (Red Stripe) and a Pale Ale (Colonial).

They had a taste of each and then had to guess the flavours, country/state, alcohol percentage and price!

Everyone was very merry by the end , just as they should be on a Friday evening!!

 

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Jobs! 21 March

 

CLEANERS / HOUSEKEEPERS

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EXPERIENCED CLEANERS
Looking for Reliable Cleaning Workers & Supervisors to join our proficient team! Need efficiency, timeliness, high standards & ability to prioritise. Locals preferred. If this is you, email: elitebyronclean@gmail.com

 

WINDOW CLEANER

Experienced with an eye for detail and good work ethic, minimum 2 years
window cleaning experience. Start now. 25–35 hours per week. accounts@reachnclean.com

 

 

EVERYTHING ELSE!

 

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Beauty Therapist 100% flexible work to suit you. Ripple is a national mobile massage and beauty company and we are busy and expanding our teams. A fantastic opportunity now exists as a Beauty Therapist, offering $70 per hour. Successful applicants will possess the following – Minimum Certificate IV, exceptional customer service skills, some weekend availability, professional and 100% reliable, passionate about their work. Position involves massage therapy and customer service. If you would like to join our vibrant team and work for Australia’s premier mobile service please apply now and email your resume to info@ripplemassage.com.au

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HOLIDAY NANNY / AU PAIR

We are in need of an experienced au-pair/live-in Nanny to start on the 29th March in Byron Bay until the 3rd April. A great opportunity and working conditions with a loving family for the Easter break. We will be in Byron Bay for our Easter holiday and attending Bluesfest. We have two boys aged 3yrs, and 5yr old. Food and Accommodation with your own bedroom, free WiFi and access to a car included. You will need to have a current driver’s license and be an exceptional driver. We have a great place in central Byron Bay near the beach. The primary caring help will be needed in the early afternoon until the late evening when we are at Bluesfest. The role will also include some basic help in the mornings with the bulk of the morning, midday free time for you. The weekly activities and duties include: – Assisting the children with getting ready in the morning. – Preparing all meals. – Child related household duties such as children’s laundry, and keeping the children’s areas clean and tidy. – Baths and bedtime routine. – Playing with the boys and having fun. – Potentially going out to Bluesfest for a day or two with us and the kids. We are open to a Byron local not wanting to live with out for the time of the contract. We would like to see that you have current Drivers License, First Aid Training (preferable), experience working with Children and contactable referees. We will be driving down from Brisbane on thursday so can offer a ride if required. Please apply by clicking on “Apply Now” and following the prompts to upload your resume. Alternatively, email your resume to Peter Martin at peterm@staff360.com.au or call 0737208504 for more information. Additional information  Great kids. – Good $$$. – Awesome location

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SCAFFOLD TEAM

wanted in Northern Rivers to do labour: 0427774450

GARDENER WANTED

2 hours per week, for large vegie patch maintenance. Does include push
mowing. ABN (Australian Business Number) required. Phone 0455699988

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Graduation! 16 March

Congratulations to our nine students who graduated from our General English classes last week!

Toni, from Spain, graduates from Mel and Adrienne’s Intermediate class.  He has made fantastic progress in his 11 weeks at Lexis, progressing from Elementary to graduating with an A in Intermediate! Well done for all your hard work Toni, we’ve really enjoyed having you here!  Good luck for the future!

Yuina, from Japan, graduates from Mel and Adrienne’s Intermediate class. It has been lovely having her here at Lexis; she has a beautiful personality and got on very well with all the other students in her class. She participated well during all activities and it’s been wonderful to watch her confidence in speaking grow. We hope you enjoyed your time at Lexis and wish you the very best for the future!

Mahiro, from Japan, graduates from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has worked extremely hard and progressed from Elementary to graduating Pre-Intermediate with an A after just 3 weeks! She brought great enthusiasm and a brilliant attitude to each class and had an excellent understanding of the grammar and vocabulary. She was an asset to the class and we wish she could have stayed with us longer! We hope to see you again one day Mahiro!

Akari, from Japan, graduates from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. In just 3 weeks she has progressed from our Elementary class to graduating Pre-Intermediate with an A! She always participated well in class and worked extremely well with her peers. Michelle described her as having a beautiful and graceful approach to learning. We wish you the very best for the future Akari!

Rocio

Rocio, from Spain, graduates from our Elementary class. Her teacher Kristy really likes having her smiley attitude and positivity in class. Her English has improved in all areas and we are sure will continue to do so when she returns to us in 5 weeks! Enjoy your break Rocio and we look forward to seeing you again next month!

Rino

Rino, from Japan, graduates from Kristy’s Elementary class. She is a very sweet and polite student and it has been a pleasure having her here at Lexis. She has improved in all areas during her 2 weeks studying with us and we hope she continues to practice her new language! Have a great time on your travels Rino!

Sandra and Anthony

Sandra, from Switzerland, graduates from Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class. She is a hardworking student who should be very proud in all that she’s achieved in her time at Lexis! Claudia says it has been great having her in class and all her participation was much appreciated. She has picked up new vocabulary quickly and her confidence in speaking has significantly improved! Good luck for the future Sandra!

Anthony, from France, graduates from Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class. It is an absolute joy having him at Lexis; he is a positive, friendly and enthusiastic student. He has a great attitude to learning and all his efforts has paid off with him progressing from Elementary to Upper Intermediate in his time at Lexis! We are glad this isn’t goodbye as Anthony will now complete our Cambridge Course!

Axel, from Switzerland, graduates from Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class. He is a polite, hardworking student who we love having here at Lexis! He participates well in all activities and Claudia really appreciates all of his contributions. We’re pleased this also isn’t goodbye as Axel will be completing our Cambridge Course! Good luck, we are sure you’ll do great and continue to improve your English even more!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

New Starters! 19 March

Welcome to our five new students joining our General English classes this week!

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Roman is from the German part of Switzerland. His hobbies include ice hockey, skiing, snowboarding and swimming in the lake nearby his home. He has just completed 3 years of studies in Business Process Engineering. He chose Byron Bay to further his English studies because he wants to be in a warm place where he can also learn to surf! After his 10 weeks at Lexis he will travel to Cairns, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand!

Jose is from Spain. His hobbies include travelling, climbing and swimming. He was working in I.T but decided to take a break to discover new things! He is looking forward to his time in Australia, meeting new people, improving his English, surfing and scuba diving! When he finishes his 7 weeks of studies he will rent a camper van to travel around New Zealand!

Maria is from Spain. She enjoys all sports related activities, particularly running and tennis. She also enjoys reading and taking photos. She has worked for many years within administration and as a PA. She wants to improve her English as when she returns to Spain she will be able to get a higher salary job using the language, or she may choose to live and work in another country!

Hinano is from Japan. Her main hobby is swimming. She works for a hotel company in Japan that allows her to travel and stay at different resorts, whilst working in their cafes and restaurants. She wants to improve her English as it will open up new jobs for her. She is already in love with Australia; the organic food, yoga, nature and beach!

Shizuku is from Japan. Her school teacher was from Australia and she enjoyed listening to him speak English and found the pronunciation very interesting; this is why she has chosen to come to Australia to learn English! She also wants to have a good level of English so she is able to travel to many countries for work!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

New Starters – Cambridge! 19 March

Welcome to our new students starting our Cambridge Courses at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Left to Right: Manuel, Patrick, Tanja, Yves, Xenia, Rieko, Celine, Sandra, Alexander, Cristiano and Noe.

The group will be split into two classes: Cambridge Advanced (CAE) with Josie and Cambridge First (FCE) with Paul!

We look forward to getting to know you all over the next 3 months and hope you enjoy your studies at Lexis Byron Bay 🙂

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Cambridge Graduation! Josie’s CAE class! 16 March

Congratulations to our Cambridge classes for completing their 11 weeks of study!!

We have loved having you all here and wish you the very best with your remaining exams!

Josie’s Cambridge Advanced class: Amanda, Tifany, Michaela, Pablo, Julia, Mirjam, Alisha, Nathalie, Sandro, Oriol, Marcel, Nina, Marina and Natalia (missing from picture)

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

English and Yoga at Lexis Byron Bay

Today, I spoke to graduating Akari Kurashige about her experience of doing the English and Yoga course at Lexis Byron Bay.

AkariWhat made you decide to do the course?

I wanted to study English and I like yoga. I’ve been practising Ashtanga in Japan but wanted to try something new. I researched where I could study English and yoga together and found Byron Bay. I was really keen to come here when I discovered Byron is famous for yoga and surfing.

Which new styles of yoga did you try?

The English and Yoga course gave me the option to go to classes at three very different yoga studios. I tried Hatha Flow, Yoga Nidra, Vinyasa and Hot Vinyasa. I really liked them all, but Vinyasa at Creature Yoga was both the most challenging and my favourite.

How was studying Yoga in Australia different from doing it in Japan?

I only practised one type of yoga in Japan (Ashtanga). When I go back I want to keep trying and practising different styles. There were two differences that I really liked about the yoga classes that I did in Byron Bay. The first was listening to the birdsong outside during the class and the second was the long savansa. In Japan, it’s usually less than 5 minutes but in some classes here it was much longer.

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Was it difficult to study Yoga in English instead of Japanese?

I could follow the instructions if I looked as well as listened and I now find native speakers easier to understand. The teachers were all different and I learned something from all of them. The Hot Yoga teacher was especially kind and chatted with me before and after the lessons.

Was it your first time trying Hot Yoga and did you enjoy it?

Yes, it was my first time and, unfortunately, I only went a couple of times as this studio was the furthest from my accommodation. I really liked it. The heat is strange but the poses are easier than a normal Vinyasa class, and it’s good to practise in front of a mirror. After the class I felt really nice; sort of tired and clean.

Did you enjoy your English study too?

Yes and I think my English is much better. My teacher Michelle is very kind and speaks very well. I also really liked the Conversations class.

What are your yoga goals for the future?

I learned a lot about Yoga in Byron Bay and want to keep doing it as a hobby. Maybe in the future, I’ll consider a career in it but I’m undecided at the moment.

A bit more about the English and Yoga course…

The Lexis Byron Bay English and Yoga course includes full-time English study (20+5 hours per week), plus, accommodation, airport transfers, unlimited access to a number of Byron’s top yoga studios and equipment hire. Please contact marketing@lexisenglish.com for more information.

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Cambridge Graduation! Kathleen’s FCE class! 15 March

Congratulations to our Cambridge classes for completing their 11 weeks of study!!

We have loved having you all here and wish you the very best with your remaining exams!

Kathleen’s Cambridge First class: Benjamin, Danny, Simon, Danny, Ivan, Rosa, Virginie, Alice, Celine and Luciana (missing from picture)

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Cambridge Graduation! Paul’s FCE class! 15 March

Congratulations to our Cambridge classes for completing their 11 weeks of study!!

We have loved having you all here and wish you the very best with your remaining exams!

Paul’s Cambridge First class: Yuta, Charlotte, Jean, Gemma, Lydie, Marta, Johana, Izabela and Myeong <3

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

End of Cambridge BBQ! 15 March

Today was the last day of studies for our Cambridge First classes and tomorrow we’ll also be saying goodbye to our Cambridge Advanced class!

After 11 weeks of hard work they’d earned themselves a free BBQ!

All of our students were invited to join them to celebrate the end of their course and enjoy a free lunch!

One of our lovely students, Jean, did an excellent job of assisting me with the BBQ and making sure everyone got fed!

We’ll be very sad saying goodbye to all our wonderful Cambridge students tomorrow, but have one last farewell / celebration with beer tasting at 5.30pm!! See you there!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.