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.

Introduction to Visual Effects for Film and Video (12-24yrs)

Mudgee Arts Precinct 90 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, Australia

Discover the power of visual effects in film and video. Create your own collaged video scenes.

Join Andy, our Youth Services Officer and discover the power of visual effects in film and video. Using the green screen and composition techniques, participants will create their own fantastic collaged video scenes.


Rylstone-Kandos Family Fun Day

Rylstone Showground 21 Cudgegong Street, Rylstone, NSW, Australia

Challenge your friends to some outdoor games at the Rylstone-Kandos Family Fun Day.

Enjoy this years theme "Let's Get Outside" with loads of activities including laser tag, league tag, cricket skills, novelty games, traditional African drumming circles and more.


Youth Crafternoon

Kandos Library 40 Angus Avenue, Kandos, NSW, Australia

Join an afternoon of various crafting activities with other youth.

New and funky, or old school and traditional; each session will bring something different, and something for everyone. 



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’).