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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Country Arts Support Program Info Session (CASP)

Wed 25 October at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

With Arts OutWest executive director Kylie Shead.

Find out:

  • the objectives of the funding – and what your proposed activity should be aiming for
  • how much you can (and should) apply for
  • who is eligible
  • what activities are eligible
  • the assessment criteria ‘
  • any FAQs
  • the importance of a budget and how to put one together
  • how to apply

Plus ask your questions.

1 hour.


Note: Arts OutWest’s 2024 round of the NSW Government’s Country Arts Support Program (CASP) is for people and organisations in the Arts OutWest service area: the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Regional, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

BOOK HERE: Country Arts Support Program Info Session Tickets, Wed 25/10/2023 at 12:00 pm | Eventbrite


Arts OutWest


Local government area
Visual arts, Craft, Ceramics / Pottery, Photography, Textiles, Music, Theatre, Dance, Circus/ physical theatre, Literature, Screen, Multi-Arts, Heritage, Aboriginal culture, STEAM, Other
Submitted online
Event contact details (phone/ email)
EVENT IMAGE credits (artist and/or photographer).
Hero image: Building a Song in Portland. Photo Alan Sadlier. 2023




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’).