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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Balloon Week Activities
Wed 12 April - Sat 15 April
What on in Gallery 55 during The International Balloon Challenge from the 12th – 15th April?
Join us throughout balloon week for a massive exhibition and a series of fun and exciting workshops at Gallery 55 in Canowindra.
Join Bev from Knotted With Love on for a relaxing Thursday afternoon from 2 – 4pm, 12th April as she hosts our first ever Macrame Workshop, bring yourself and your friends and make your own plant hangers to take home. Tickets are $65 per person and spaces are limited, so book ahead.
Then join us for a packed out Sunday 16th April for one (or all) of our back to back workshops.
Join Jo from Lil Blue Bird Resin Art Studio as you make your own resin and camphor laurel cheeseboards to take home. There will be two sessions back to back, starting at 9.30am and then again at 12pm. The cost is $80 per person, spaces are limited so book your tickets here>
Then on Sunday afternoon, join Jodie from Brush & Giggle Paint Parties for a fun afternoon of light hearted painting and nibbles. Bring your own nibbles and drinks and clothes to get messy in, coffee and tea will be provided. Tickets are $70 per person. As with all of our workshops, spaces are limited so book ahead to avoid missing out. Book here>
Keep your eyes peeled for more workshops as we add them leading up to balloon week!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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