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Lismore’s Tropical Fruits confirm return of New Years Eve festival

Lismore LGBTQIA+ group Tropical Fruits have confirmed their New Year’s Eve festival will return this December after four years of “fire, flu and floods”. The Fruits cancelled their beloved long-running festival in New South Wales’ beautiful Northern Rivers region last year after the devastating floods in Lismore in 2022. The cancellation also came after a …

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‘Deepest apologies’: Lismore’s Tropical Fruits cancel NYE festival

Long-running Lismore LGBTIQ group Tropical Fruits has sadly announced the cancellation of their 2022 New Years Eve festival. For more than 30 years, the Tropical Fruits have hosted their end-of-year festival in Lismore, in New South Wales’ Northern Rivers region. After a scaled-back version last year and a very tough year for the region in …

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Tropical Fruits confirm plans for New Years Eve festival in Lismore

Long-running Lismore LGBTIQ group Tropical Fruits has announced the return of their 2022 New Years festival in December. For more than 30 years, the Tropical Fruits have hosted their end-of-year festival in Lismore, and it’s become a major fixture on the LGBTIQ+ calendar. Large crowds travel to Lismore in New South Wales’ Northern Rivers region …

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‘We need you’: LGBTIQ fundraising appeals for flood-hit Northern Rivers

Fundraising appeals for the LGBTIQ community in the flood-ravaged Northern Rivers region of New South Wales have been launched after the region’s worst flood crisis. The extreme weather system on Australia’s east coast caused significant flooding and damage across two states, with northern New South Wales badly affected. In Lismore, the floodwater peaked at a …

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Lismore LGBTIQ+ group Tropical Fruits is looking for a club manager

Lismore LGBTIQ+ group The Tropical Fruits is looking for a Club Manager to lead their Fruity team. Are you looking for creative, values-led, community-building work? Do you want the flexibility and innovative potential of working for a grassroots, not-for-profit community organisation? The Tropical Fruits Inc is a fun, safe and inclusive LGBTIQ+ social group, founded …

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Lismore drag and performance spectacular tonight

Some of the Northern River’s hottest DJs, sistergirls and drag performers will treat fans to a night of fab entertainment at Tiddalicious tonight. It’s a Lismore drag spectacular. Lismore’s Lilly, the alter ego of local sistergirl Elytta Manton, is bringing her gorgeous girls to town for a special one night only performance. Performers will include …

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Lismore poet Peter Mitchell makes words sing in ‘Conspiracy of Skin’

Mark Tredinnick said of Conspiracy of Skin by poet Peter Mitchell, “These lyric poems, an accumulation of turning points, tell of a long moment finally outlasted.” I’m grateful for reading those words on the back of Conspiracy of Skin as they inspired me to open what turned out to be an absolute treasure. When told …

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Fighting not dancing exhibition examines homophobia

A powerful photographic and sound installation by Scott Harrower opening in Lismore addresses homophobia and violence toward men who love men. Fighting not dancing opens on 18 May. The installation navigates personal and historical stories previously denied and forgotten. The characters in the photographs peel away the silence of Australia’s past. They reveal persecuted convict relationships, post-WWII …

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Lismore’s Tropical Fruits announces date of its 2019 AGM

The Tropical Fruits AGM is held each year in February or March. The Committee encourages all members to make every effort to attend the AGM as it is an opportunity for you to have your say on the future of your Tropical Fruits. Only members financial at the time of the AGM can vote in …

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