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.
It's free to submit your local events. (Use the 'Submit' option under the 'Whats On' menu at the top of the page).
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.

Arj Barker Comes Clean

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW

“Do I swear to tell the whole truth? No, but I'll swear while telling the partial truth. And trust me, it's a lot more fun that way. If you truly want to laugh, then take my word for it. This is honestly the best hour of BS around; I kid you not...” Arj Barker

Alexander Gavrylyuk

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW

Alexander Gavrylyuk is internationally recognised as one of the world’s most virtuosic concert pianists, known for his electrifying and poetic performances.

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW

The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be tearing up the freeways of Australia. Boasting a line-up of festival favourites and some of the freshest emerging talents, this jam-packed night of pure entertainment is bringing the best of the fest direct to you!

Kitty Flanagan Live (Orange)

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW

You’ve seen her on Fisk, Utopia and Have You Been Paying Attention? She wrote a best selling book called 488 Rules for life.
But now, after a year at home drinking hand sanitiser & tonic, Kitty Flanagan is finally back on stage doing what (she thinks) she does best, solving the world’s problems. All of them. Get involved!

A Salute to Roy Orbison and The Everly Brothers

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW

A Salute to Roy Orbison will be celebrating and paying the ultimate homage to ‘The Big O’, showcasing all his classic hits, and including a special tribute to The Everly Brothers.


Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW

Join Cosentino as he performs death-defying escapes that will thrill your senses, mind-boggling stage illusions and cutting-edge street magic that twists your view of reality.

Cinderella Pantomime

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW

In a first for Orange Theatre Company, Cinderella by Bob Heather and Stuart Adern, licensed by Lazy Bee Scripts is a traditional British Pantomime. Packed with jokes, slapstick, wordplay and magic, this is a family friendly show with enough music, hijinks and audience participation to ensure a thoroughly good time out for all. 

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

Orange Civic Theatre Byng St, Orange, NSW

Featuring traditional tunes, heartfelt ballads and all your favourite carols, A Celtic Christmas combines red-hot rhythms with jaw-dropping talent in an unforgettable night of storytelling, Irish charm and spectacular entertainment.


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

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