Valla’d play live on the main stage from 10am.

Valla’d are a 3 piece harmonic trio from Valla Beach. They have a big, bold sound with a wide range of covers from harmony focused soft rock, country rock, pop, folk and the occasional serve of sophisticated corny. They will be sure to delight the senses. Valla’d consist of Brett Barber on guitar and vocals, Debbie Spillane on guitar and vocals and Lach Wetham on keyboard and vocals. Start 10am on the main stage.

JRDS DANCERS dance in between the band…….

Established since 1986 the Boambee based studio provides a nurturing and positive environment, where children and dance enthusiasts can learn and be challenged by very experienced and committed teachers. JRDS provide classes in Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre, Dance Fit & more.

We are fortunate to have them joins us at Bello markets in May, where they will be dancing in between the band and have a stall on the side selling BBQ sausages and hair braiding for all ages.







BENDY M, aka Emma Kerger performs in E section.

A former national gymnast and dancer  Bendy M will entertain you in the top  of E section.

The pint-sized entertainer will have you on the edge of your seat as she comically bends and contorts her body into freakily mind-boggling positions. If you want to see something memorable and entirely out of the norm watch

Bendy Em squeeze herself into a tiny 16″ Perspex Box balanced on a 7ft rig. This show should not be missed!

OzGREEN is our Community Group for the Month

They are a Bellingen based not for profit organisation working globally. For over 25 years OzGREEN has engaged, equipped and enabled people to become leaders of positive social change. They are an independent not-for-profit that operates nationally in Australia and overseas in South Asia, South-East Asia & Pacific, Latin America and East Timor.

OzGREEN’s unique approach incorporates citizen science, sustainability education, participatory leadership and community development, enabling people to innovate sustainability solutions themselves. Their proven processes have been recognised by the Buckminster-Fuller Catalyst Program, Eureka Prize, Banksia Awards, UN Media Peace Awards, UNESCO Wenhui Award finalist 2016.

Funds raised at Bello Markets will support:

  • Bellingen Riverwatch – empowering and educating Bellingen schools and community to monitor riverhealth and care for their river.

  • Youth Leading the World (YLTW) – mobilising the next generation of change makers. YLTW teaches young people to think for themselves, face up to global challenges and get involved in creating sustainable futures.

  • Swatcha Ganga (Clean Ganges) Campaign – empowering and schools and community in India to monitor riverhealth, care for the river and advocate for effective solutions to pollution.

OzGREEN will be helping BCM set up and pack down, along with manning the gates kindly asking for donations. They will also have an info stall so please seek them out to find out more and support where you can.

For more information please contact slennox@ozgreen.org.au or see www.ozgreen.org and https://www.facebook.com/YouthLeadingtheWorld/