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...

Rainy Day

Goonellabah Library

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Richmond Tweed Regional Library was established in January 1971, when Lismore City Council and Ballina Shire Council signed an agreement to develop a joint free public library service. They were quickly joined by Byron Shire Council and Tweed Shire Council and since then, with the strong support of (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 this is the place for you. All ages and abilities are welcome to come and (more)

Richmond River Historical Society and Lismore 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


14 beautifully maintained tenpin bowling lanes, licensed 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. It's also a great place for birthday parties and celebrations. The indoor (more)

Lismore Visitor Information Centre


The Lismore Visitor Information Centre is located on the Bruxner Highway, a major arterial road and adjacent to a fabulous children’s playground, Heritage Park. Facilities include tourism information, an indoor replica rainforest, interpretive panels promoting Lismore's history, Aboriginal culture (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)

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