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.

History Talk: From the Grand Hotel to Gallipoli

Bathurst Historical Museum East Wing Bathurst CourtHouse, Russell Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

BDHS April 2024 history talk is 'From the Grand Hotel to Gallipoli: the forgotten World War One stories of the Treanor Family'.

Join family historian Darrin Treanor from QLD to hear about Joseph Treanor from Bathurst, and his cousins John, James and Frank, their service and the lives they had upon their return to Australia. 

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Australiana in the Applied Arts: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Bathurst Historical Museum East Wing Bathurst CourtHouse, Russell Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

With Paul Storm: Explore everyday items that were decorated with themes that reflected the unique charm and natural beauty of Australia from bottle openers to oven doors and the plasterwork over your head.

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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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