Fashion Show – Adrienne’s Pre-Intermediate Class!

Last week to end their unit on Clothing, Adrienne’s Pre-Intermediate class put on a fantastic Fashion Show!

In small groups they had to create an outfit for one of their team to to wear and show off on the catwalk!

Using the vocabulary they had learnt throughout the week, each team gave a very amusing description for their outfits!

Everyone made a brilliant effort and it was an extremely entertaining afternoon for all!!

 

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.

Making Dream Catchers! 15 February

Yesterday we made some beautiful Dream Catchers!!

For our morning session we watched a video online to show us how to make the centre netting, but by the afternoon session I was an expert and was able to demonstrate for the students!

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It was then time to get creative and decorate the dream catchers with hanging material, beads and shells!

They now have excellent souvenirs or gifts for friends and family back home!

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! 14 February

HOSPITALITY

Waitress

KITCHEN HAND – SLICE PIZZA

Slice Pizza is hiring a serious kitchen person. Must have great personal skills and good English. Long term only please. Pizza experience an advantage. Responsible delivery driver required – available weekends. Good Vibes only.
Submit resumes to: noamkark@gmail.com

 

CHEFS / COOKS

Chef

CHEF – BYRON BAY BREWERY

If you are nuts about our beer, driven by great food using local produce, and passionate about hospitality, this could be your next exciting endeavour. Byron Bay Brewery, home to the highly awarded Byron Bay range of beers, is on the hunt for a Sous Chef to join the team, helping to bring the ultimate beer and food experience to life for your customers. As a leader in the kitchen, you will be someone with a passion for food and craft beer who wants to build and develop a supportive, high performing and well-connected kitchen team. As well as leading high standards of food production in the kitchen and overseeing the preparation and presentation of dishes aligned to our food vision and philosophy, you will also be a problem-solver who can streamline work processes to meet deadlines and to ensure adherence with health and hygiene standards. A few key things we require from you include experience at a similar level in leading and training a team in a kitchen environment, solid communication skills and a drive for delivering quality experiences for your customers. You will also have flexible availability to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings and weekends. In return we can offer you: – Great work life balance – no split shifts. – Fully laundered uniforms provided. – Fantastic career advancement opportunities. – Industry leading Salary, including a bonus. – Beer. If you think you are perfect for this role then please apply including a cover letter on why you’re the ideal candidate.

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CHEF

Knowledge of Asian cuisine advantageous. Job involves liasing closely with other kitchen staff as well as our front of house team. Applicants must be able to work in high pressure situations well and take initiative to keep the team on track during service. Restaurant is open lunch and dinner over a 7 day period so successful applicant must be available on all days.

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CASUAL COOK

A restaurant in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Cook (up to 30 hours per week) to join our team. To be considered for this role you should: – Be available at least 1 day at weekends. – Have at least 1 year of experience as a Cook. – Have the right to work in Australia

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COOK – BYRON AGED CARE

– Immediate Start. – Excellent hours – 6.00am – 2.00pm Monday to Friday. – Permanent Position.

Located in the centre of Byron Bay, Byron Aged Care is a contemporary resort style 41 bed aged care facility caring for residents in a homelike relaxed setting. Byron Aged Care values excellence in service, everyone is important, integrity, contribution, teamwork and learning for life. We are seeking a well presented, experienced and self-motivated Cook to manage and lead our hospitality team. This role is Monday to Friday with hours to be worked between 6am to 2pm each day. Ideally you will have a caring and calm disposition, communicates well with other staff and works well under pressure. Experience within an aged care setting is highly regarded, however not essential.

We require experience within a commercial kitchen setting plus the ability to manage catering operations and food supply management. It is paramount in this role to possess excellent knowledge of quality food safety and hygiene standards, the ability to create seasonal menus (in conjunction with Nutrition Australia) plus meal planning related to quality food service. You must be willing to work autonomously and within a team, have an abundance of patience, smiles and a compassionate nature when interacting with our residents. Other Responsibilities although not limited to: – Adhering to Speech Pathology recommendations. – Storage & Inventory Management. – Special dietary requirements including allergies/intolerances & textured modified meals. – Maintenance & cleanliness of the kitchen & service area. – Excellent customer service skills. Essential Requirements: – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery/Food Services – with actual hands-on experience OR – Equivalent 3 years hands-on commercial cooking. – Knowledge of safe food handling practices & WHS. – Competent in food preparation, cooking & plating. Highly Desirable: – Essential requirements listed above plus. – Experience aged care setting. – Food Safety Certification highly regarded. What is on offer: Byron Aged Care is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. Along with the opportunity to further develop your skills in Aged Care services, our successful candidate will enjoy: – Permanent employment. – The opportunity to work within a supportive team of passionate & dedicated professionals. – Generous tax free salary packaging benefits available (increase take home pay). – Flexible Working Arrangements for Work life balance. – Rewarding position providing quality of life for people within your local community. – Ongoing training & professional development opportunities. – Annual Education Applicants must provide us with a CV, 2 work-related checkable references and be willing to obtain a national police check. Confidential inquiries please call Director of Care – 02 6685 6728

 

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CHEF / COOK

TORAKINA CAFE BRUNSWICK HEADS is seeking Chef/Cook & Kitchen Hands. Please send resumes to: nataliebubs@hotmail.com
or call 66851861

 

 

CLEANERS / HOUSEKEEPERS

Cleaner

CLEANERS REQUIRED
to join team for luxury holiday houses.
Must have an ABN (Australian Business Number) & car. Please email
interest at villasatbyron@gmail.com

 

EXPERIENCED CLEANER

Minimum 3 years high end cleaning. Permanent local residents, suit parent with school children, flexible casual hours in Byron Bay. ABN (Australian Business Number) required.
Immediate start. Corrinne 0408261337

 

CASUAL HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED
The Wollongbar Motel, Byron Bay. 23 Bedroom Motel. Weekday and Weekend Shifts
Immediate Start. No backpackers please Email resume and introduction to
manager@wollongbar.com

 

EVERYTHING ELSE!

LABOURER PEST CONTROL

We require a full time labourer to assist our technicians in the field. We service an area covering the Byron Shire as well as Lismore, Nimbin and Ballina. The work will involve assisting the technicians (being in their vehicle) with their day to day work such as pest and termite treatments to residential and commercial premises and dealing directly with customers. To be successful you will need to demonstrate to us: – Ability to communicate effectively with customers and the team. – Physically fit to handle the inherent duties such as bending and digging. – You can present yourself in a professional way. – Hold a manual drivers license. – No problems working with height or in confined spaces. – High attention to detail as detailed reports are often required at jobs. – Ability to work unsupervised at times. – You are a permanent resident within the areas we service. This is a full time position and for the right person, training and licensing can follow after a qualifying period. Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

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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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MASSAGE THERAPIST

Massage 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 Massage Therapist, offering $70 per hour. Successful applicants will possess the following – Minimum Certificate IV in Massage, 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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UBER DRIVER

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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SALES, RECEPTION AND ADMINISTRATION

Blue Bay Gourmet is a family run business located in the Byron Bay industrial estate. We supply many of the restaurants, pubs and hotels in Byron Bay and the surrounding area with their dry goods, cheeses and a great deal of other products. We work around the clock processing and packing orders from 6am Monday – Saturday. We can experience exceptionally busy times (particularly school holidays) leading to longer hours and requiring a team effort. The role is primarily taking sales orders over the phone and processing invoices using myob. It is a vital role within our business. Customer service is taken seriously so a good phone manner is essential. We are a small business – applicants need to be flexible and calm working under pressure. We are located in the industrial estate – Byron Bay. Potential to buy gourmet food at wholesale prices. Skills and experience: We need a motivated, computer literate, quick thinking applicant. Job could suit someone from the restaurant industry ie fast learning chef looking to try something new. A keen knowledge of food would be highly beneficial.

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LABOURER 
(energetic and enthusiastic)
Required for sanding of decks and
floors and light carpentry.
Experience preferred but not necessary.
This is a full time position. Must have own car and ABN (Australian Business Number) – please send resumes
to richardneylan1@bigpond.com

 

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.

Graduation! 9 February

Congratulations to our sixteen students who graduated from Lexis Byron Bay last week!

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Bettina, from Switzerland, graduates from Adrienne’s Pre-Intermediate class. She progressed from Elementary to Pre-Intermediate in just 2 weeks and has improved in several areas; most notably her grammar and writing skills. Keep up your great sense of humour and you are sure to make plenty of friends on your travels around Australia!

Isabell, from Switzerland, graduates from Adrienne’s Pre-Intermediate class. It has been a joy having her here at Lexis; she is a friendly student with a brilliant sense of humour. She is great at making conversation and getting to know new people. We hope you enjoy your travels and find some volunteer work along the way, such a lovely thing to be doing!

Valerina, from Brazil, graduates from Adrienne’s Pre-Intermediate class. When she joined us 24 weeks ago she barely knew any English so it has been lovely to watch her confidence and skills grow. She is a polite, friendly student with a great sense of adventure. We hope you continue to practice your new language and wish you all the best for the future!

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Carlos, from Spain, graduates from Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. His teachers have loved having him in class, saying he brought a lot of positivity and energy to each lesson! He has worked really hard in his 12 weeks at Lexis and this paid off with improvements in all areas! We wish you the very best for the future Carlos!

Martina, from Switzerland, graduates from Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. In her 4 weeks at Lexis she has achieved great results and should be very proud of her progress. She improved in several areas, particularly her confidence in speaking English and her writing skills. Best wishes for the future Martina!

Noemi, from Switzerland, graduates from Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has worked extremely hard in her 12 weeks at Lexis and progressed from Elementary to graduating Pre-Intermediate with an A! You should be very proud of your progress Noemi! Have an amazing time exploring Australia!!

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Helga, from Brazil, graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. She has worked really hard to work her way up from Elementary to Intermediate level so she could be with her husband Ricardo! Well done for your diligence and quick progress. We have loved having both you and Ricardo here and wish you the very best for the future!

Ricardo, from Brazil, graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. Kristy says he is a great student as he always seeks to understand the language and correct himself. She also really enjoyed his writing, saying he is very creative with the language! We hope you enjoy using your new language and wish you all the best for the future!

Miriam, from Italy, graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. She advanced from Pre-Intermediate after just 1 week and fitted into her new class straight away. She is a lovely, positive student who is great at making conversation and being friendly to everyone she meets! It has been a pleasure having you here at Lexis Miriam. Good luck for your travels, volunteer work and film producing!

Christophe, from Switzerland, graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. He has improved in all areas of his English during his 4 weeks here with us at Lexis. We hope you continue to use your new skills. Have a great time on your travels!

Upper

Eveline, from Switzerland, graduates from Mel’s Upper Intermediate class. She is a conscientious student who worked hard and contributed greatly to class discussions. It has been a pleasure having her here, she was always smiling and friendly to fellow Lexis students and staff! Good luck for the future Eveline, you will be missed!

Merce, from Spain, graduates from Mel’s Upper Intermediate class. It has been absolutely wonderful having her here at Lexis, she is ray of sunshine who is a joy to be around. Mel loved being able to teach her and is extremely grateful for all her participation and enthusiasm in class. She will be very much missed by everyone and we hope to see her again one day! Enjoy your time at Lexis Brisbane. We are sure you will go on to do great things!

IELTS

Antoine, from Switzerland, graduates from our IELTS class. His teachers, Julia and Elizabeth, have loved having him in class and thank him for his positive energy and sense of humour. All his participation and efforts have been greatly appreciated and he will be very much missed this week!

Sophie, from Switzerland, graduates from Julia and Elizabeth’s IELTS class. Both teachers described her as a very diligent and task focused student who has made great improvements in her 4 weeks here at Lexis. They thank her for her contributions to class and we all wish her well for the future!

Jan, from Switzerland, graduates from Julia and Elizabeth’s IELTS class. Elizabeth described him as a brilliant student who is dedicated to learning and enjoying the process along the way! She is thankful for the positivity and enthusiasm he brought to class everyday. We wish you all the best for the future Jan!

Crisitna, from Spain,  graduates from Julia and Elizabeth’s IELTS class. She is an enthusiastic student who has brought a lot of energy to the class. Her teachers are thankful for her dedication, hard work and efforts. It has been lovely having you here at Lexis Cristina and we wish we you all the best for the future.

 

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.

 

Graduation! 2 February

Congratulations and farewell to our 10 students who graduated from Lexis Byron Bay last week!

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Oliver, from Switzerland, graduates from Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. He has only been with us at Lexis a short time but he has achieved great results and graduates with an A! His attitude was always positive and he participated well with all his classmates. We hope you enjoyed your time in Byron bay and wish you the very best for the future!

Sabrina, from Switzerland, graduates from Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has made brilliant progress in her 4 weeks at Lexis and should be very proud of the effort she has put in. She showed great knowledge of the grammar and vocabulary she was taught. Good luck for the future Sabrina!

Carina, from Germany, graduates from Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. It has been a pleasure having her here at Lexis; she is a friendly and respectful student. Her English improved a great deal in her 4 weeks with us and she graduates with an A, well done Carina! We wish you all the best for the future!

Jonas, from Switzerland, graduates from Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. Serena really enjoyed having him in class and appreciated all his participation. He had a great attitude and interacted well with his classmates. We hope you continue to practice your English and wish you well for the future!

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Yoran, from New Caledonia, graduates from our Elementary class. His teacher Michelle felt very lucky to have him in her class, describing him as a polite student who brought a fantastic attitude and smile to class! He has improved his English in all areas during his 3 weeks at Lexis. He will be very much missed by his class and we all hope to see him again one day!

Marco, from Italy, graduates from Michelle’s Elementary class. It has been a joy having him at Lexis for the past 3 weeks; he is a very polite, friendly, courteous student. We have seen progress in all areas of his English in his short time with us, particularly his listening, speaking and writing. His whole class will miss his Italian accent and him making them laugh! We hope you find employment in Australia and enjoy the rest of your time here!

IELTS

Julia, from Switzerland, graduates from Elizabeth and Julia’s IELTS class. It has been an absolute joy having her here at Lexis. She is always positive, smiling and enthusiastic. Her teachers described her as a delight to teach and appreciated all her efforts and participation. She has made excellent progress in her 8 weeks here, starting in Pre-Intermediate and graduating at an Upper Intermediate level; well done Julia!!

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Felicia, from Portugal, graduates from our Upper Intermediate class. Her teacher Mel said she was an absolute pleasure to teach and her participation in class and during activities were great. She has worked hard in her 4 weeks at Lexis and graduates with A! We know you have made many friends here who will all miss you, but we wish you the very best for your next adventure!

Melanie, from Switzerland, graduates from Mel’s Upper Intermediate class.  She has been an absolute delight, both in class and during our daily activities! She is a ray of sunshine; friendly and positive towards everyone she meets! Her spoken English is fluent and shows intelligence and humour. We will all miss her very much and know she will go on to do well in the future!

Chiara, from Switzerland, graduates from Mel’s Upper Intermediate class. In her 18 weeks at Lexis she has progressed quickly from Pre-Intermediate to one of the top students in Upper Intermediate, graduating with an A! She always asks intelligent questions to continue to expand her vocabulary and knowledge and participated excellently with her classmates! I really enjoyed seeing her at the activities and myself and all her Lexis friends will miss her and wish her well for the future!

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! 5 February

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

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Benjamin is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. His main hobby is wakeboarding on the lake, but his biggest passion is anything to do with cars! He has worked as a car mechanic for the same company for the past 10 years, but will look for a new job when he returns to Switzerland. He chose Byron Bay for his English studies because of other people’s good feedback about this beautiful location!

Roy is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. His passions include fast cars and travelling. He also enjoys snowboarding in the mountains during winter. He works as a project planner and loves his job! Australia has always been a dream of his so he is extremely happy to be here and enjoy every day! He chose to come and study English at Lexis to make friends and meet people from other nationalities!

Maud is from Belgium. Her hobbies include swimming, running and going to the youth movement. She has studied Latin Modern languages and when she returns to Belgium will begin her studies in Psychology. Whilst improving her English she will also be learning to surf with our Surf in Action course (4 surf lessons per week). After her 3 weeks with Lexis she will travel Thailand, South Africa and Zanzibar before returning home!

Katharina is from Hamburg, Germany. She is self employed and has her own insurance agency. She enjoys doing outdoor activities; walking, hiking, skiing and gardening. Her biggest passion is travelling, which her and her husband do lots of; exploring different countries and trying new foods and wines. She also loves the ocean and going for a swim, so Byron was a great pick for her studies! She is wanting to improve her English so she is able to talk to locals and understand their lifestyles more.

Florence is from Switzerland, and speaks both French and German at home. She enjoys many sports, including surfing, skiing, swimming and playing basketball. She works as a veterinary assistant and also as a ski instructor for kids during the winter. She loves travelling and is wanting to improve her English so she is able to speak to people from all over the world!

Juliane is from Brazil. Her hobbies include yoga, meditation and volleyball; all of which she can do plenty of whilst in Byron Bay! She also wants to learn to surf while in Byron, but her biggest priority is improving her English! She is very excited for this experience and her 20 weeks here with us!

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! 2 – 4 February

Weekend

 

WEATHER

Weekend Weather

 

SURF

Weekend Surf

 

GIGS

Gigs

FRIDAY 2
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY ELEGANT SHIVA, STONE WITCHES, THE DARK HAWKS
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY WELL SWUNG DADDYS
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 5PM JOCK BARNES, 9PM PINK ZINC
BYRON BAY BREWERY 7.30PM HELL & WHISKEY SATURDAY
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 7.30PM JORDAN MCROBBIE
THE STICKY WICKET BAR, BYRON BAY 9.30PM JARRAH DAVIDSON, 7PM UPSTAIRS LOCAL DJS
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY KING RIVER RISING

SATURDAY 3
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY SEASIDE, SAN MEI, SOPHIE OZARD
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY RUMBLEFISH
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 6PM DJ RIEF FLEX, 9PM TOM & JARRY DJS
BYRON THEATRE, 7.30PM LEAVING JACKSON – THE JOHNNY CASH AND JUNE CARTER STORY
BYRON BAY BREWERY, BYRON BAY 7.30PM THIS IS LIVIN, BUENA VISTA TURRO MARTINEZ
STICKY WICKET BAR, BYRON BAY 9.30PM OOZ, 7PM UPSTAIRS DJ
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 7.30PM ALEX & BEC CROOK SUPPORTED BY JITENSHA
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 9PM LIVE DJS

SUNDAY 4
HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY THE SWAMPS
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY RAGGA JUMP
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 4.30PM SOUL’D 9PM DJ LONGTIME
BYRON GOLF CLUB 4PM GREG LYON AND THE HIP OPERATION
BYRON COMMUNITY MARKET 9AM BAND OF THE DAY, THE MAGNIFICENCE, BUSKERS LUKE VASELLA, ELENA B WILLIAMS, TIM STOKES
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY LUNCH UNTIL LATE SUNDAY SESSION DJS DANGEROUS COBRA 

CINEMA

Cinema

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.