Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

Dotted Eight Studio

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.
It’s free to submit your local events. (Use the ‘Submit’ option under the ‘Whats On’ menu at the top of the page).
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.

James Sutherland ‘Acoustic Diaries’ Tour

Dotted 8 Studios, Orange 45-47 Mcnamara Street, Orange, NSW

Join James Sutherland on his 'Acoustic Diaries' Tour in his hometown of Orange, NSW for a night of acoustic music and stories.

Dotted Eight Music Awards

Orange Ex-Services Club 231-243 Anson St, Orange, NSW

This awards night is an opportunity to show support, recognise, and champion our local artists laying it all on the line to write, record, and release original music.
There are over 25 nominees in the running for 9 incredible awards!

Dotted Eight Music Awards 2022

Orange Ex-Services Club 231-243 Anson St, Orange, NSW

Recognising Local Music Artists.
An event to celebrate and recognise local music artists!
It's a big deal to write and record music, something that so many artists across the central west pursue relentlessly!


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

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’).