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.

Sarah Humphreys, Smith & Jones, Belinda Day

The Cordial Factory, Grenfell Grenfell, NSW

In recognition of International Women's Day on March 8, The Cordial Factory invites you to a celebration of women in music

Phil Jamieson at The Cordial Factory, Grenfell (SOLD OUT)

The Cordial Factory, Grenfell Grenfell, NSW

COLD OUT. From fronting generation-defining band 'Grinspoon', enjoying success in the musical theatre world and as a solo artist (releasing debut album ‘Somebody Else’ in 2022), as well as using his skills behind the scenes across numerous projects, Phil Jamieson has been there and done that.


Neil Murray at The Cordial Factory, Grenfell

The Cordial Factory, Grenfell Grenfell, NSW

Maverick song man Neil Murray is not only a founding member of the pioneering Warumpi Band (thrusting contemporary indigenous music into mainstream Australia with hits like My Island Home and Blackfella Whitefella) but also a successful solo artist with a career spanning over four decades and a string of remarkable albums including his latest and tenth original solo album, The Telling (released in April 2023).


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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