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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Gold Rush! Historical Hill End & Sofala Tour

Wed 10 July at 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Make your Bathurst Winter Festival visit unforgettable by adding Bathurst Tours’ exclusive Gold Rush Tour, scheduled perfectly for the school holidays!

This tour takes you through the historic towns of Hill End and Sofala. Start at the History Hill Museum to marvel at the tip of the famed Beyers-Holtermann nugget and hundreds of other rare gold-related artifacts. Relish a leisurely lunch at the 1872 Royal Hotel or cozy up with a coffee at the General Store.

Immerse yourself in gold rush history with this guided tour of old town sights and panoramic views of where the world’s largest nugget was found.

Designed for all ages, this enriching experience is the perfect complement to your festival stay. Book now to dive deep into the rich tapestry of Australia’s gold rush heritage

Tour Departure Location

Bathurst Visitor Information Centre

1 Kendall Avenue, Bathurst, NSW, 2795


Book here


Wed 10 July
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:


Hill End
Hill End, NSW 2850 Australia + Google Map


Local government area
Bathurst Region
Council/ tourism lists or online calendars


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.

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