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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Fifty Shades Masquerade / FORBES GOLFIE

Forbes Golf and Sportsmans Hotel 17 Parkes Road, Forbes, NSW, Australia

The Fifty Shades Masquerade is an exciting and alluring affair set to take place on Saturday, March 23rd 2024 . This extraordinary evening promises to captivate you with a unique blend of elegance, mystery, and entertainemt .
At the heart of the event is a captivating stage show, meticulously crafted to bring the sensuality and allure of the Fifty Shades to life. The live performances will showcase our Mr.Grey performers embody the character on stage with artistic finesse and tantalizing dance routines, each act promises to be a captivating visual spectacle.


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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