12 Sep

Dance eisteddfod still on ‘magnificent stage’ after 50 years

HAVING endured floods and the ravages of time, for Val Axtens, the allure of holding the Lismore Musical Festival Society’s eisteddfod at the Lismore City Hall after 50 years remains the same.

“Oh the stage, the magnificent stage,” said Ms Axtens. “You can move on it … visitors envy our stage.”

One of the longest-running volunteer events in Lismore could have no better advocate than Ms Axtens.

Read the full story from 11 September 2015 at the Northern Star

See all of Cathy Adams’ photos from the Eisteddfod’s dance section