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MINI MAKERS - Newrybar village holiday program - wednesday 17th April

Join Newrybar Merchants for Mini Makers - Newrybar Village Holiday Program, to keep the minis entertained during the school holidays on Wednesday 17th April. The day begins with a free book reading of ‘Charlie’s Stars’ by author Kat Barwick followed by a Bunny Tail flower workshop with Beautiflora ($30 each) and free music workshop with our resident music-therapist, Belinda Tucquet. 

Join in the whole day or choose one or two activities.

Date: Wednesday 17th April 


9.30-10.30am – ‘Charlie’s Stars’ book reading with Author Kat Barwick - FREE

11.00am-12.00pm – Bunny Tail Beautiflora workshop with Jasmine - $30 each, bookings essential 

12.00pm -12.45pm – Hummingkids Music Session and sing-a-long with Belinda Tucquet - FREE

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NEWRYBAR VILLAGE EASTER FUN - Saturday 20th April 10am-12.30pm

Bring the kiddies along to Newrybar village over the Easter long weekend for a super “egg-citing” free Easter Egg Hunt in the Harvest Newrybar Garden followed by free Easter face painting thanks to our friends from Byron Bay Children's Parties .
Date: Saturday 20 April


10.00 - 10.30am – Easter Egg Hunt at Harvest Garden
10.30am - 12.30pm – Easter themed face painting at Newrybar Merchants

Cost: FREE



Join Rennie for Newrybar Storytime every Wednesday from 10am-11am in the garden at Newrybar Merchants. Sometimes Rennie will be dressed as a fun ‘character’ to bring each story alive!

Date: Every Wednesday

Location: Newrybar Merchants

Time: 10am - 11am

Cost: FREE

*Wet weather updates through Instagram

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Hummingbubs music GROUP - mondays 10am

Newrybar Merchants and Hummingbird Music Therapy are excited to announce ‘HummingBubs’ sessions every Monday at 10am starting April 8th. 

‘HummingBubs’ is a music group for 0-12 month olds tailored to encourage early social and communication skills, emotional and creative expression, and parent-infant bonding. It was designed by Music Therapist Belinda Tucquet following the birth of her son Townes and relocation to the Byron Bay Hinterland village of Federal in early 2019.

As a newborn intensive care Music Therapist, Belinda has enjoyed providing services to medically fragile infants and their families, with a clinical focus addressing their neurodevelopmental and psychosocial needs.

With a desire to translate her clinical background into a community focused service, ‘HummingBubs’ has found the perfect home at Newrybar Merchants, where the group will develop peer interaction, parent and baby communication, and fine motor skills through instrumental play while providing a social space to share the joy, creativity and fun of music in the family.

Belinda has a family-centred approach, working in partnership with parents to provide developmentally appropriate musical stimuli which encompasses the use of live music (guitar and voice).

Parents and their babies will experience the joy of making music together and with others in a gentle and intimate setting. Numbers are capped at 10 participants per session, $15 each and bookings are essential.  

Belinda completed her Masters of Music Therapy at the University of Melbourne (2007), and established her private practice Hummingbird Music Therapy, in 2008. For the past 10 years Belinda has worked as a paediatric Music Therapist at Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane and Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.

To book a session please call Belinda directly on 0413234837.

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DRIED flower workshop with Beautiflora - Sat 13 April, 10am-12pm

Join Beautiflora at Newrybar Merchants for an exclusive and intimate Dried Floral Workshop. Learn the art of dried floral bouquet making and take home your very own arrangement!

Limited spaces available - to book your spot give us a call at the store on 0266872233.

Date: Saturday 13th April 2019

Location: Newrybar Merchants

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: $129 includes all materials and 2 hour tuition


'Little heartist' sessions WITH THE HEART CART - EVERY FRIDAY 10-11am


Looking for something to keep your little ones entertained? The Heart Cart run ‘Little Heartist’ sessions every Friday, from 10-11am in the Newrybar Merchants front garden. A wonderful weekly creative outlet for the ‘little heartest’ in your lives!

Each weekly ‘Little Heartist’ session is based around a craft activity that aligns with the seasons or special nature events. Activities are designed for kids aged 2-6 years and cost $15pp.

Bookings are recommended - please call the store on (02) 6687 2233.

Date: Every Friday
Location: Newrybar Merchants
Time: 10am-11am
Cost: from $15pp inclusive of materials

Postcard Tarot READINGS – EVERy SATURDAY 10am to 4pM

*******RETURNS 27th APRIL 2019********

To book email Julie on or call 0423 612 117

Cost: $60 per session (lasts average 30-45 minutes)

"Postcard Tarot is collaborative in the sense that people send me postcards for the deck, often with the message including their take on what the card means. Then the person I’m reading for puts their own spin on what they see in the image or words, and how it relates to them. I’m empathetic and intuitive and guide the process, but the reading itself is collaborative too. 

I have always loved postcards and all things paper – Postcard Tarot is a great match with Fate and Fortune and I am looking forward to sharing Postcard Tarot in the beautiful space that is Newrybar Merchants.

I’ve been doing Postcard Tarot readings for 30 years or so. In the age of instant messaging, people love seeing all the not-so-instant messages in the deck. Analog awesomeness!

Time and time again, I’m amazed at how the postcards organise themselves to be quite specific and relevant to the person I’m reading for. They definitely have their own energy, I guess because of all the love and intent that went into choosing and sending them to me."