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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Podcasting Workshop

GANG GANG Gallery, Lithgow 206 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW, Australia

This podcasting workshop, titled "How To Make Your First Podcast," is designed to provide hands-on mentoring to 6-8 students who aspire to create professional podcasts. Participants will have the chance to develop their podcasting skills, covering various aspects including technical proficiency, interviewing techniques, storytelling, editing, publishing, and marketing strategies.


Beatlesfest Rock Photo Exhibition

GANG GANG Gallery, Lithgow 206 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW, Australia

Visit the beautiful Gang Gang Gallery, Lithgow for an amazing Rock Photo Exhibition by David Wallace.

Event Series Holiday Art

Holiday Art

GANG GANG Gallery, Lithgow 206 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW, Australia

Spring holiday art for kids. 

Pick from 4 different workshops – do one, some or all.

Ideal States And Sacred Places

GANG GANG Gallery, Lithgow 206 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW, Australia

Prepare to be mesmerised by the stunning beauty and boundless creativity captured within the artwork and book "Ideal States and Sacred Places". The eagerly anticipated exhibition and book, featuring an exquisite collection of artwork from the artist Pennie Steel, is poised to become a visual masterpiece that will leave art enthusiasts, collectors, and connoisseurs in awe



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’).