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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Ironfest 2024

Sat 20 April 2024, - Sun 21 April 2024,

Announcing: Ironfest 2024 “Staying Alive” will take place at the Lithgow Showground Sat April 20 & Sun April 21 (with a preview on Fri April 19)

Hours: Fri 3pm – 6pm, Sat 9am – 6pm and Sun 9am – 4pm

Ticketing and Program Info: TBA on the Ironfest website @ ironfest.net


Sat 20 April 2024,
Sun 21 April 2024,
Event Category:


Local government area
Event contact details (phone/ email)


Lithgow Showground
Barton Street
Litghow, NSW 2790 Australia
+ Google Map
6353 1775


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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