Fun for everyone at the annual fair

New to the fair this year is a 12-metre high rock climbing wall.
New to the fair this year is a 12-metre high rock climbing wall.
Cape Byron Steiner School’s famous annual Spring Fair on Saturday, September 26, promises to be a wonderful event with activities for all ages.

The preparations are well underway to welcome the whole community to the beautiful school, nestled in the Ewingsdale lanes beneath the hills of St Helena.

The fair opens at 10am with a packed program of music and entertainment continuing right through until 3pm.

Among the talented musicians and singers this year is Year 12 student Domini Forster, a recent finalist in the Triple J Unearthed High Music competition with her band and fellow students Chapei and Amy.

The very talented Ensemble Della Mar, who recently wowed the audience at the Bangalow Music Festival, will proudly grace their school stage at 10.50am, followed by the finalists in the High School Song writing competition.

Open to all high schools in the area, the winner is to be announced on the day with some great prizes on offer.

New this year is a rock-climbing wall, which will provide a thrilling experience for the teens and those with a head for heights.

The fair will also feature free skateboarding and hip hop workshops during the day.

The theme of this year’s fair is a celebration of the achievements of ‘sustainability’ within the school environment and the surrounding shires.

A carefully planned program of development has allowed the school to grow over its 21 years with a thoughtful regard for the environment, and in celebration the fair will be hosting a Sustainability Exhibition.

Throughout the day there will be wonderful craft activities including rainbow dip dyeing, silk painting, pottery workshops, candle making and felting. There will also be pony rides, a treasure dip, a silent auction and a fabulous raffle.

Beautiful craft, hand-made gifts and produce will be available to buy and the kindergarten puppet show will enthral the little ones.

With fantastic home-made food and great coffee available all day, the spring fair promises to be a great family event.

 Entry is free and it’s a wonderful opportunity to see the flourishing school community.

A free shuttle bus will run all day from the Tourist Information bus stop in Byron Bay to the Steiner School. All visitors are welcome to use this service.

There is also parking available at the fair, follow the signs along McGettigans Lane.

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