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.

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

Sat October 3 at 6:30 pm


Canowindra and surrounding towns are known for their entertainers and thespians and a line-up of local stars has booked in to strut their stuff; acts include Ian the Piano Bar Man, poets, songsters, actors, dancers and musicians.

In keeping with a grand night of theatre, excellent wines and foods will be provided by Rosnay Organic Vineyard and the Bush Goddess with local produce front and centre of the menu.

Included are:

  • A cocktail on arrival
  • Rosnay wines for the night
  • Platters of locally sourced foods
  • Live entertainment and
  • Art exhibition by Peter Larsen, renowned Central West watercolour artist featuring his Birds and Butterflies series and landscapes. For more information on what will be an inspiring exhibition click here.

As per Covid regulations, there is a limit of 60 guests with tables of up to 10 seats. The regulations include all guests must remain seated, table service will be provided, and recording of names and mobile numbers is compulsory (you probably know all that by now, anyway!) There is a registered Covid-safe plan.

Cost per ticket is $45 per person. Book a table for two people or up to 10.

For all booking enquiries call Pennie Scott on 0427 441 107 or email bushgoddess2020@gmail.com

Accommodation is available at http://www.eddysofcanowindra.com.au/  with many activities available around Canowindra and Cowra over the long weekend (and, daylight saving starts).  Why not bring your bike and explore the 12 nominated cycle tracks around Canowindra?

Vineyard tours, wine tastings and Bush Goddess Feasts are available at Rosnay Organic Vineyard over the October Long Weekend (two-day’s notice is required) and luxuriate in the glorious countryside bursting with Spring energies.


Sat October 3
6:30 pm
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Eddy’s of Canowindra
Tilga St
Canowindra, NSW 2804 Australia


Cabonne: Molong, Canowindra, Manildra, Eugowra and villages
Music, Theatre

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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