New Vision New Festival

A piece describing the new vision for the festival. The inspiration behind the new name and what the committee are hoping to achieve over the next 5 years


Where Nature Inspires Creativity and Community The Promised Land, Never Never, Die Happy Creek… Sound like names from a fairy tale?  Yes, but in this case, they are all name places from one of the most verdant and lush valleys in New South Wales.  The Bellinger Valley is situated in the First Nations Country of […]

Music By Youth

Young composers with the Acacia Quartet and Anne Phelan during recording session. A unique and distinctive feature of the Bellingen Fine Music Festival is its Music-by-Youth Project, which is coming into its sixth year thanks to initial financial support from the Australian Government, ongoing financial support from the Camp Creative Board and many other kinds […]

The Bellingen Fine Music Festival 2010 – 2020

The late Peter Nance, then President of Camp Creative, a community organization dedicated to the promotion and development of creativity, founded the Bellingen Music Festival in 2010. The Festival, more recently known as the Bellingen Fine Music Festival, had been held annually and is a major and highly anticipated event in the cultural calendar of […]