rainy days

live + work + play

On those wet and not so wild days, Lismore has something to engage and entertain locals and visitors of all ages and tastes.

There is a cinema complex showing the latest box office hits, scores of galleries and studios to visit on the arts trail, kids play centres for the littlies, a fabulously retro rollerskating rink and loads of unique and exciting shops to explore...

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Goonellabah Library

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Goonellabah branch of the Richmond Tweed Regional Library services.  (more)

Art Aspects Gallery


Get inspired by our exquisite range of local and regional created art and craft. We represent over fifty local artists. Some of them are national and internationally known. We display paintings, sculpters, woodwork, ceramic, wheel engraved and blown glass, jewellery and more. Our aim is not only to (more)

Event Cinemas


Event Cinemas Lismore has four cinemas. All cinemas are complete digital picture and sound quality. Two cinemas are fitted out for you to experience the lastest in 3D movies. Event Cinemas Lismore is the perfect spot to catch the latest movies and grab a hot coffee from our new set cafe (more)

Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre


Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre provides a motivating, positive and friendly environment in which to work out. If you would like to lose weight, tone-up, increase your energy levels or decrease your stress levels, then Generations Health and Fitness Club is the place for you. All ages and (more)

Lismore Historical Society and Museum


The award-winning Richmond River Historical Society Museum has one of the best historical collections in regional Australia. The museum is located in the heritage-listed former Lismore Municipal Building, with the main exhibition displayed within the old Council Chamber. Panels of local rainforest (more)

Lismore Tenpin Bowl


Tenpin bowling, cafe with hot food, indoor playground & an array of amusement machines! Come and bowl in the disco lights and enjoy the atmosphere of the 7 video music screens. The indoor playground is $7.50 per child & is fitted with 16 security cameras so mum & dad can bowl and (more)

Lismore Visitor Information Centre - Closed


Lismore Visitor Information Centre is currently closed. The Lismore Visitor Information Centre is located on the Bruxner Highway, a major arterial road and adjacent to a fabulous children’s playground.  Facilities include:Over 16 interpretative panels promoting Lismore's history, Aboriginal (more)

Lismore Library


The Lismore Library has a wide range of Books, DVDs, Puzzles, Talking Books, CDs and other resources as well as heaps of community engaging activities and services run on a regular basis. The Lismore library also provides Free WiFi, quiet study spaces and public computers (more)

Lismore Regional Gallery


Lismore Regional Gallery presents energetic and thought provoking exhibitions and events for the enjoyment of locals and visitors (more)



NORPA is a company that makes theatre from the ground up. We take inspiration from the country and culture around us, and we take risks in bringing homegrown stories to life. Sure, we program and co-produce works by leading national companies as well, but making original Australian work is at the (more)

PlayQuest Cafe & Play


Love family? Love fun? Love relaxation? LOVE PQ! PlayQuest is the BIGGEST indoor playground and LARGEST supplier of inflatables on the North Coast! We have a large soft play area, indoor jumping castle, 2x ball pits, 3x super slides, climbing walls, seperate baby area, ping pong table, bubble and (more)



Rollerworld is a great family friendly entertainment venue offering roller skating for skaters of all ages and abilities. Also available is our sport options of Inline Hockey, Artistic Roller Skating, Roller Derby,  SkateFit classes, Kids and Adult learn to skate classes. So if you are young (more)

Star Court Theatre


Opened with great fanfare in 1921, the Star Court Theatre was, and still is, Lismore's hub for avant-garde culture whether film, theatre or music.Step off Molesworth street and into the eclectic world of the Star Court Arcade, be delighted by its curiosity shops and discover the Star Court Box (more)

Red Door Pottery


The Red Door Studio and Gallery showcases the original designs of Brooke Clunie's wheel thrown ceramics. Each of her hand made pieces beckon to be used and enjoyed (more)

Nimbin Artists Gallery


Nimbin Artists Gallery is an incorporated not-for-profit association and is entirely run by volunteers. We give local artists a venue to display their work which covers a wide range of 2D and 3D art. The work we have includes painting, etching, felting and other textiles, photography, printing, (more)

Nimbin Candles


Nimbin Candles is an Australian candle manufacturer, specialising in non-toxic, hand dipped, traditionally made candles since 1973. Nimbin Candles derived from the need to supply a non-toxic, slow burning, smokeless candle, which could be burnt in confined spaces such as caravans, tents, tepees (more)

Nimbin Environment Centre


The Nimbin Environment Centre is a voluntary non profit organisation. Our history is rooted in the successful battles which saved Terania Creek and the Nightcap forest. We are very conscious of our continuous role as custodians of this land hand in hand with its first people: The Bundjalung nation. (more)

Blue Knob Hall Gallery & Cafe

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Blue Knob Hall, established in 1930, is situated beneath the sacred Aboriginal landmark of Lillian Rock, and Blue Knob mountain.Many social and educational events were enjoyed here up until the 1980's when the Hall fell into disrepair.From 2000 extensive renovations were completed by voluntary (more)

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