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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Family Tour – Ribbons, Rides & Ring Events
Wed 12 July at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Adults and kids can come and learn more about the history of our shows and get a show bag filled with goodies to take home with them.
The tour runs approximately 10am-11:00am.
Suitable for kids and adults of all ages.
Food and drink cannot be consumed in the Museum. Sealed water bottles are permitted.
About Ribbons, Rides & Ring Events
Take a closer look at agricultural shows across our region and discover some of the stories that have made them such an enduring favourite. Jam-packed with hands-on fun for kids and families, this exhibition highlights our region’s strong tradition of agricultural shows. We’ll bring you fascinating photographs from more than a century of shows across our region and provide plenty of activities for young ones and the young-at-heart to play, explore and discover.
This is a FREE event, and bookings are essential.
If you have booked a ticket and can no longer attend, please cancel your ticket, or contact us so we can make places available to people on the waitlist.
Orange City Council, including the Museum, is a Child Safe organisation. This booking form asks you to provide information about relevant medical conditions, authorisation of whether pictures can be taken of your child and instructions on who is authorised to pick up/drop off your child. For more information visit Orange City Council’s Child Safe Strategic Policy.
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
‘Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.
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