Riley Pappin, 11, (left) and Jordan O’Hearn, 7, of Brunswick Heads Primary School practise for this weekend’s annual marbles competition.
Riley Pappin, 11, (left) and Jordan O’Hearn, 7, of Brunswick Heads Primary School practise for this weekend’s annual marbles competition. Patrick Gorbunovs

Old and Gold Festival program highlights

  • All-town garage sale, 8am-2pm
  • North Coast Trader indoor collectables fair, 8.30am-3pm, Memorial Hall
  • Ye Olde Church Fair, 8.30am-3pm, Catholic Church
  • School Bric-a-brac & Toy Fair, 8.30am-3pm, Brunswick School
  • Pottery & Craft Fair 10am-3pm wheel of life
  • Book Fairs 9am-3pm Memorial Hall, Library, VC
  • Town trail of 12 second-hand, op shops and clearance sales, 8.30am-3pm
  • 'Recycles' - restored and recycled bike display and sales, 9am-3pm, Trophy Shop
  • BV Historical Society display, photos and books for sale 9am-3pm Memorial Hall
  • Self-guided historical one hour town walk 9am-3pm Map at Visitor Centre
  • The Northern Rivers Bottle and Collectors Club display, 8.30am-3pm, Outside Memorial Hall

Other good old fun activities:

  • Bruns Caltex Aust Marbles & School Teams Champs Heats, Finals 9.30am-11.30am at the Catholic Church
  • 'Fairbrooke' horse and carriage rides (feed Charlie an apple) 9am-2pm Depart Memorial Hall
  • Fire Station Open Day with Bernie Cinders, 9am-12pm, Fingal St Fire Station
  • The Jive Lounge, dance demonstrations, 3pm-4pm, Hotel Brunswick
  • BAY FM Busking in Bruns performances, 10am-2pm, IGA Supermarket


REVEALED: Game breakers for the rugby finals

premium_icon REVEALED: Game breakers for the rugby finals

The danger men for the Far North Coast rugby union semi-finals named

Development may be less of a storey this time around

premium_icon Development may be less of a storey this time around

Developer determined to take the community with him on revised plan