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.

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Bathurst Art Retreat 2020

Wed April 1 - Sun April 5

John Wilson is one of Australia’s leading oil painters, a Multi-Award winning artist, whose works have been reproduced extensively.
John’s elegant paintings capture the more elusive qualities unique to our Australian landscape. His works, considered highly collectible are represented in private, corporate and public collections throughout Australia and internationally.

Package includes morning and afternoon tea, lunch and 6 hours lessons per day with a professional artist/teacher. Materials and equipment are not supplied.

Accommodation options are available both at Platypus Burra and locally.



Wed April 1
Sun April 5
Event Category:


Bathurst Region
Visual arts

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.

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