Welcome to our BIG list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region.

This is a busy artistic region. There’s usually more than 2000 arts and heritage events happeing in the region each year. Of course, 2020 looks a little different but the events are slowly returning where possible.

NEW: HAPPENING ONLINE. We’ve added a new category for workshops, exhibitions, virutal tours and activities that are now happening ONLINE. Click here for the listings

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Australian Poetry Slam 2020 – Workshop & Bathurst Heat

Mon August 17 - Tue August 18

Are you the next Australian Poetry Slam Champion?

2020 Australian Poetry Slam events will be held online via Zoom.

Bathurst Workshop: Monday 17th August 6:00 – 8:00pm

Hone your storytelling craft with professional performance writer Emily Crocker in this exciting online workshop. Limited spots available!

Bathurst Heat: Tuesday 18 August 6:30-9:00pm

Tell your story and stay connected during this age of social distancing. Poets have two minutes to perform their original work; no props, no costumes, no music. The two highest scoring poets will go to represent Bathurst at the next level of competition.


Bathurst Library
70-78 Keppel Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
(02) 6333 6281


Bathurst Region

The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media.  Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

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