Rememberance Day in Mullumbimby and Byron Bay

REMEMBERING: Vera Hinchcliffe and Deborah Gower at the workshop.
REMEMBERING: Vera Hinchcliffe and Deborah Gower at the workshop. Contributed

THE centenary of the First World War is being commemorated this November with three separate exhibitions in Mullumbimby

Re-Membering Our Anzacs will run from November 11-17 at Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club and opens directly after next Tuesday's Remembrance Day service at the cenotaph in Mullumbimby.

Under the direction of local ceramic artist Deborah Gower, the exhibition features works inspired by the memorabilia of descendants and relatives of Mullumbimby soldiers who fought in the First World War.

There is one special artwork made from wooden crosses supplied by the Australian War Memorial and carrying messages from descendants and school children.

"I am honoured to be part of this project," said Ms Gower.

"It brought to life the names of veterans who are commemorated at the cenotaph and gave character to the faces on the photographs that appear in the gallery of the ex-services club."

Other exhibitions running during November include:

Scouting Out Our Anzacs, which runs until November 30 at the Richmond-Tweed Regional Library Station;

An Explosion of Memory - Our Anzacs runs until November 30 at The Art CUBE in the foyer on Byron Shire Council.

Remembrance Day in Byron Bay

BYRON Bay Services Club will hold a Remembrance Day ceremony commencing at 10.45am on Tuesday, November 11 at the Byron Bay Memorial, on the corner of of Tennyson and Marvel Sts. Byron Bay.

In the event of heavy rain, the ceremony will be held at the services club in Jonson St. All are welcome and the ceremony will be followed by refreshments in the Anzac Room of the club.

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