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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Lithgow Winter Holiday Guide

Mon 8 July - Sat 20 July

The  Winter Holiday Guide is full of fun things for the kids to do these school holidays, whether its going for a swim in the indoor pool at the JM Robson Aquatic Centre, a visit to Eskbank House Museum to see their latest exhibition or creating arts and crafts at the Lithgow City Council Libraries, there’s a fun activity for every day of the week.
Full details of the events below can be found on the Lithgow City Council Libraries Facebook page or the Library website www.library.lithgow.com
8 July – 3pm DIY Wood Chimes & Balloon Cars at Lithgow Library
9 July – 10am Paint a “Wobbly House” at Lithgow Library
10 July – 10.30am NAIDOC Storytime with Barrinang at Lithgow Library
11 July – 11am Build a LEGO Snowman at Lithgow Library
11 July – 2.30pm 3D Salt Snowflakes at Portland Library
15 July – 2.30pm Snowflake Slime and Ice Painting at Lithgow Library
16 July – 10.30am Snowball Pom Poms at Wallerawang Library
17 July – 10.30am Teddy Bears Picnic and Sleepover at Lithgow Library
17 July – 2.30pm Build a winter LEGO city at Portland Libary
19 July – 2pm Games afternoon at Lithgow Library
20 July – 9.30am Potato Stamp making and printing at Portland Library.
Click the link below to download our Lithgow City Council’s school holiday guide and pop it on the fridge.
Visit the Seven Valleys Tourism What’s On page to find out about some of the other exciting events happening over the school holidays https://sevenvalleys.com.au/
Mythika Lithgow also has a full program of creative activities for kids and their mums over the school holidays. Visit her website here https://mythikastudios.com/school-holidays or the Seven Valleys What’s On calendar.
If you want your school holiday program or community events listed in WHAT’S ON fill in the online form on the Visit Seven Valleys website https://sevenvalleys.com.au/


Mon 8 July
Sat 20 July
Event Categories:


Lithgow, NSW 2790 Australia + Google Map


Local government area
Visual arts, Craft, Literature, Aboriginal culture, STEAM


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

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