Welcome to our 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. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.

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Adirondack Chair Building Course

Tue 10 October - Tue 28 November

Do you want to build your own beautiful Adirondack chair? Well if you can commit to 2 nights a week for 8 weeks then please follow the enrolment link to take up a place in the rapidly filling course:
Statement of Attainment in Building Skills For Employment including the following Units:
CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures
CPCCCA2011 – Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA2002 – Use carpentry tools and equipment
At the end of this course you will walk away with a fabulous chair decorated with your personalised finish. This course is fully subsidised if you meet the *Smart & Skilled eligibility criteria.
This evening course will run from 5:30 – 8:30 pm each Tuesday and Wednesday for 8 weeks.
Are you:
– 15 years old or over?
– no longer at school?
– living or working in NSW?
– an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
* If you answered ‘Yes’ to all four questions, you’re eligible for Smart and Skilled training.
RTO 90003


Tue 10 October
Tue 28 November
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Local government area


TAFE Orange
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia + Google Map


The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings 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.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.

Event promotors are asked to only include their own original images / images that they have permission to use / copyright free stock images. For more information see our fact sheet on Using Images For Promoting Events (if you can’t see this link look under ‘Opportunities’ then ‘Resources’).