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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Event Series Cowra Library Storytime

Cowra Library Storytime

Cowra Library (part of Central West Libraries) 77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, Australia

Storytime at Cowra Library is lots of fun! They read stories, play games and make craft. Storytime sessions are held every Monday during the school term, and cater for preschool aged children and their carers.

Free
Event Series Cowra Library 1, 2 BOOKS!

Cowra Library 1, 2 BOOKS!

Cowra Library (part of Central West Libraries) 77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, Australia

In 1, 2 BOOKS! we read books, sing and play to encourage engagement with language and literacy. We use nursery rhymes, action songs, finger plays and stories in a fun and interactive way to develop literacy skills, stimulate imagination, and make reading with your child a part of your everyday routine. Sessions are lively and stimulating for both children and adults.

Free

Arty Science – School Holidays

Cowra Library (part of Central West Libraries) 77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, Australia

In this session, we will be creating a fun, sensory artwork with a surprising material - shaving cream!

Join us as we mix, swirl and print some fun designs onto card for you to take home.

Age: 6+

Free

Cowra Library 1, 2 BOOKS!

Cowra Library (part of Central West Libraries) 77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, Australia

In 1, 2 BOOKS! we read books, sing and play to encourage engagement with language and literacy. We use nursery rhymes, action songs, finger plays and stories in a fun and interactive way to develop literacy skills, stimulate imagination, and make reading with your child a part of your everyday routine.

These sessions are held every Wednesday during the school term and caters for babies, toddlers and children from birth to 3 years, and their carers.

Free

Event Series Cowra Library Storytime

Cowra Library Storytime

Cowra Library (part of Central West Libraries) 77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, Australia

Storytime at Cowra Library is lots of fun! We read stories, play games and make craft. Storytime sessions are held every Monday during the school term, and cater forpreschool aged children and their carers.

Free

Cowra Library 1, 2 BOOKS!

Cowra Library (part of Central West Libraries) 77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, Australia

In 1, 2 BOOKS! we read books, sing and play to encourage engagement with language and literacy. We use nursery rhymes, action songs, finger plays and stories in a fun and interactive way to develop literacy skills, stimulate imagination, and make reading with your child a part of your everyday routine. Sessions are lively and stimulating for both children and adults.

Free

Crunch & Munch – School Holidays – Cowra Library

Cowra Library (part of Central West Libraries) 77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, Australia

When you enter the Cowra Library kitchen, you will discover how easy it is to make your own healthy snacks that taste as good as they look!
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/crunch-munch-school-holidays-cowra-library-tickets-770019578287

Nanna’s Old Skool Pikelets – School Holidays – Cowra Library

Cowra Library (part of Central West Libraries) 77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, Australia

Step into the Cowra Library kitchen and don your apron. It's time to make a classic morning tea treat - pikelets!
All ingredients will be provided, so join us as we measure, stir and cook our way to yumminess!

 

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’).