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.

It’s free to submit your local events

For maps and details of museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art go to the Culture Maps Central NSW menu.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Orange City Library: Brendan Lamerton Book Launch for Bonded

Thu 2 May at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Come along to Orange City Library to meet local author Brendan Lamerton when he launches his first book – a fantasy novel titled Bonded – on Thursday 2 May at 5.30pm.

When a chance encounter in the forest marks Jin as one of the “bonded” and word spreads that one of the Great Schools is coming to recruit new students, it seems like he might finally get that opportunity. But nothing is ever that easy.

Before the School even arrives, he’ll have to deal with missing townsfolk, hopping vampires, and a powerful lord who hates him.  And he’ll have to do it all before the “bond” drives him crazy.

He grew up an avid fan of fantasy novels and early morning cartoons. Unsure of what he wanted to do as adult, he got a degree in accounting, has worked in local government and I.T., at bars and breweries, and as both a 35mm and digital projectionist, but it wasn’t until he started a daily train commute for a job in the city that he took up writing, writing the first draft of his novel on his phone.

He now spends his free time writing, combining aspects of two of his favourite things from childhood: fantasy worlds and cartoon action.

All welcome.

Orange City Library: Brendan Lamerton Launches Fantasy Novel Bonded Tickets, Thu 02/05/2024 at 5:30 pm | Eventbrite

 

Details

Date:
Thu 2 May
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,
Website:
https://tinyurl.com/BrendanLamertonBonded2024

Other

Local government area
Orange
Artforms
Literature
Source
Submitted online
Event contact details (phone/ email)
63938132
EVENT IMAGE credits (artist and/or photographer).
Brendan Lamerton
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CWLibraries/

Venue

Orange City Library
147 Byng Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
+ Google Map

 

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’).