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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Mudgee Readers’ Festival

Sat 19 August - Sun 20 August

Mark it in the calendar, call your friends, and clear your reading lists — the Mudgee Readers’ Festival is back with a bang in 2023 📚
We can’t wait to bring you a program of wonderful authors and events. Check in for further announcements soon, but for the moment — save the date, tell everyone, and keep your eyes peeled … there’s plenty of excitement to come!
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Sat 19 August
Sun 20 August
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The Book Nest, Mudgee
90 Church St
Mudgee, NSW
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Local government area
Mid-Western Region


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’).