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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Friday Night Book Group

Mudgee Library 64 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, Australia

Friday Night Book Group meets on the second Friday of each month (during February-November) from 6:00pm-7:00pm.

The group will be reading books from the following genres: Dystopia, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Cult Classics.

Our first book group meeting of 2024 will be on Friday 9 February.

Free

Afternoon Book Group

Mudgee Library 64 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, Australia

Afternoon Book Group meets on the second Monday of each month (during February-November) from 2:30pm-3:30pm.

The first book group meeting of the year will be on 12 February.

Evening Book Group

Mudgee Library 64 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, Australia

Evening Book Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month (during February-November) from 6:00pm-7:00pm.

The first book group meeting of the year will be on Tuesday 6 February.

Free

Monday History Talks

Mudgee Library 64 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, Australia

Are you interested in the history of Mudgee and surrounding regions? Perhaps you have been working on gathering information on your family history?

Learn about local and family history from guest speakers, ask questions and network with other history enthusiasts.

Held on the first Monday of the month (February to November).

Free

Poetry Circle

Mudgee Library 64 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, Australia

Share or listen to poetry in a relaxed environment. 

Open to all new and established poets, and fans of poetry.

FREE

Seahorse drawing techniques (ages 6-12)

Mudgee Library 64 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, Australia

Learn shading and other drawing techniques to create a fun seahorse.

$5.00

Movie afternoon (ages 6-8)

Mudgee Library 64 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW, Australia

Watch a movie about a young girl who embarks on a mission across the ocean to save her people.

Free

 

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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