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Women's expo
5th Mar

Health, Well-Being and Business Professionals Expo with info and market stalls, 10+ workshops & seminars and more...

Time: 10am - 4pm / Free Admission

Venue: Lismore Workers Club 

by Rotary Club of Summerland Sunrise.

women who
inspire femme 
5th-12th mar

A group exhibition of portraits submitted by local women and men of women who inspire them

Entry All day

Opening Night: 8th March / 5pm / Free Admission

Venue: Fox Den Photo Studio, 34 Union St, South Lismore

Submissions $35 per portrait, entries close 20th Jan 2017

e: hello@natsky.com.au

m: 0410490949

by Fox Photo Den

song circle
8th Mar

Sing From The Heart, Kickstart Your Brain, Have fun

Join our RedInc singing circle - Singing is not about being a star or knowing how to do it well. It’s about enjoying the gift of our voices and sharing them with others.

Time: 3pm - 4.30pm / Cost: by donation

Venue: 87 Magellan St, RED Inc. Court Yard

by REDInc

Kundalini Yoga
8th mar

Women Rise and Shine with a special IWD Kundalini Yoga class to start the day of celebrating the strength and achievements of women. This class will focus on creating space and establishing your boundaries. 

Time: 6.30am - 7.45am 

Cost: by Donation (extra funds donated to women's support group)

Venue: Inner Light Centre, 131 Keen St, Lismore

by Siri Shakti Yoga

REGIONAL high tea
5th mar

Live stream from Sydney Opera House
‘All About Women’ program with Academy Award winner Geena Davis + fabulous panel of guest speakers –

   • Rhoda Roberts   • Pam Brook   • Lois Randall

   • Sarah Karam   • Donna Kildea   • Kristy Jones


Registration opens at 9.30am

Time: 10am - 1pm

Cost: $30

Venue: Lismore Workers Club 


brought to you by Lismore Chamber of Commerce & Industry in collaboration with NORPA’s  ‘Big Think’  program

women's day luncheon
8th Mar

Guest Speakers:

Anna Bligh: former QLD Premier and Current YWCA NSW CEO

Major Sana Fernandez: Afghanistan black hawk helicopter pilot,

MC: Joanne Shoebridge: ABC Local Radio Breakfast Presenter

Time: 11:30-2pm

Cost: $60

Venue: Lismore Workers Club

by Rotary Club of Summerland Sunrise

fitness bootcamp

Fitness sessions for women using highly body weight, equipment, boxing and core strength exercises in a fun, functional circuit. Great for stress relief. (Circuits will be different for each session so attendants have the opportunity to try different concepts).

Session 1 on 4TH MAR

Time: 9am - 10am

Session 2 on 6TH MAR

Time: 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Session 3 on 9TH MAR

Time: 11.30am - 12.30pm

Session 4 on 11TH MAR

Time: 9am - 10am

Venue: YWCA NSW, 101a Rous Rd, Goonellabah 

by Fitness Manouvers

Voice Goddess
10th Mar

Tap into your inner music Goddess using your voice in a fun and supportive environment with Imogen Wolf

Bookings Open January

Time: 10am - 12pm

FREE Admission

Venue: Northern Rivers Conservatorium

8th Mar

A day of Creativity - explore the art of screen-printing and design your own t-shirt, cushion or more


Bookings Open January

Time: 10am - 2pm 

Venue: 1 Norris St, Lismore

Contact: Jo Kambourian, 0424 929 393

by Lismore Art Space

park celebration
11th mar

A celebration of the first Lismore Women's Festival - join us for music, food, workshops and more on the grounds of Sphinx park - ALL Welcome! 

Time: 12pm - 4pm

Cost: Gold coin Donation

Venue: Sphinx Park

by Real ArtWorks and Friends

MUSIC | Try Out a Musical Instrument

Date / Location TBC by Conservatorium of Music

beauty | Hair & Makeup Styling

Date / Location TBC by Winks Hairdressing

Cars | Know how your car works

Mar 10 / Location TBC by AB Auto

craft | Knitting & Crocheting Tea Cosies

Date / Location TBC by Community hub

10th mar

New and experience dancers are invited to join the vivacious Sue Whiteman - dance instructor and inspirational motivator to explore dance moves in a fun way - included nibbles, drinks and a closed group performance 

Time: 2pm - 4pm / Cost: $10 

Venue: Northern Rivers Conservatorium

Enquiries: Alstonville Dance Studio, 0428 748 294

by Alstonville Dance Studio

creative writing
11th Mar

Explore women's literature, book readings and creative writing techniques with guest authors


Bookings Open January

Time: 9am - 12pm

Cost: Gold Coin Donation

Venue: Lismore Library

forum | What can we do to change violence against women in our society?

Date / Location TBC by YWCA NSW

forum | Understanding and connecting with Muslim Women

Date / Location TBC by Interrelate

The Lismore Women’s Festival is
a joyful and inclusive event showcasing
local women - connecting and empowering them to share and celebrate their stories,
businesses, activities, lives, dreams, passions, wisdom and learnings ...

Lismore Women's Festival  |  YWCA Australia NNSW  |  101a Rous Rd, Goonellabah NSW 2480  |  ph 0490 437 376 |  nsw-womensfestival@ywca.org.au