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 happening in the region each year.

Looking for the ongoing or regularly open museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art? They’re all covered at our Culture Maps Central NSW. Explore it here

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Where Song Began

Sat October 24 at 7:30 pm

nspired by leading ornithologist Tim Low’s award-winning book, Where Song Began is a musical celebration of Australia’s birds and how they shaped the world. This musical and visual performance interweaves compositions old and new with stunning projections and an immersive natural soundscape.

Audiences are encouraged to contemplate the origin of birdsong and the importance of Australia’s rich and colourful avian history.

Where Song Began is a cross-artform performance piece for all ages featuring:

  • Live music performance of repertoire spanning 300 years, from J.S. Bach to Ross Edwards
  • Evocative visual projections encompassing flight, landscape and courtship
  • Poetry and prose telling the story of songbird evolution

Capacity is limited so bookings are essential. Covid Safe procedures are in place including allocated seating.

Saturday 24 October at 7:30pm

All tickets $25 plus transaction fee


Sat October 24
7:30 pm
Event Category:


Cowra Civic Centre
Darling St
Cowra, NSW 2794 Australia


Cowra area

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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