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Dr Stephen Gapps Book Talk – The Sydney Wars

Thu October 24 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

ORANGE. Meet award-winning historian Dr Stephen Gapps as he discusses The Sydney Wars, which reveals British soldiers and First Nation warriors both used military-style tactics in a ‘constant war’ during early settlement.

Book Launch & Art Exhibition – Tales of the Bridle Track: Bathurst to Hill End – POSTPONED

Sun October 27 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

TREMAINS MILL, BATHURST. Author Sharon Shelton lives on the iconic Bridle Track and has spent the last four years speaking to residents, farmers, workers and visitors, documenting and recording their stories and family photographs in a 450 page, full colour hardback book

Dr Gary Lowder Book Talk

Thu October 31 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ORANGE. Garry Lowder has been a geologist for over 50 years and has just published a memoir of his experiences throughout the world. He will be discussing this adventures at an Author Talk in Orange.

Skywriters Project Book Launch: Artstate Tamworth

Thu October 31 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

TAMWORTH. Inspiring prose and poetry by diverse Australian writers responding to the big sky and wide landscapes of our ‘Inland Astro-Trail’. Including stargazing with Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club (TRAC)

FanClub & Bathurst Library

Mon November 4 at 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Mon 2 December 2019,

BATHURST. Bring your notepad & pen or device and finish that fanfic you started ages ago! Talk with others who love fandoms and get advice for fics or fanart!

Author Visit – Karly Lane

Tue November 5 at 6:30 pm

GRENFELL. Karly is an Australian author who lives on the mid-north coast of NSW where her parents, grandparents and great grandparents all lived. She has a strong love of rural towns and the communities created in them. Titles such as The wrong Callahan, Someone like you, Six ways to Sunday, Tallowood bound, Gemma’s bluff, North star, Morgan’s law, Bridie’s choice, Second chance town, Poppy’s dilemma and Burnt. Join us to hear from Karly about her new book coming out in…

Book Club (Wednesday)

Wed November 6 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Wed 6 November 2019,

BATHURST LIBRARY. The library obtains multiple copies of a requested book and each member pays $3 per book. A seated section of the library is assigned to the group for each meeting so you will always have a comfortable space to chat.

Mark Filmer Book Launch – Three Steel Teeth – Orange

Thu November 7 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

ORANGE. Discover the history of the wide comb shearing dispute with local author Mark Filmer.

Author Talk – John Killick

Fri November 8 at 6:00 pm

BATHURST. In this Q&A-style event, John Killick invites you to ask him anything about his multiple prison stints. He will also discuss his three books that provide a raw insight into what triggered his crimes and his views on rehabilitation and prison reform.

Book Launch – From the Pens of the Oberon Writers’ Workshop

Sat November 9 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

OBERON. There will be a book launch from the pens of the Oberon Writers' Workshop on Saturday, November 9 from 6pm at the Oberon Community Centre.

Archie Roach Book Talk – Tell Me Why

Wed November 13 at 6:30 pm

BMEC, BATHURST. Archie Roach in conversation with Annette Gainsford about his new memoir Tell Me Why

Lis Edwards – Wearing the Green: Book Launch

Fri November 15 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ORANGE. Local author Lis Edwards’s book about Orange’s Dalton family entitled Wearing the Green: the Daltons and the Irish Cause

Mark Filmer Book Launch – Three Steel Teeth – Blayney

Mon November 18 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

BLAYNEY. Discover the history of the wide comb shearing dispute with local author Mark Filmer.

Chris Hammer Book Talk – Silver

Wed November 20 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ORANGE. Meet Chris Hammer in conversation at our Library UpLate event where we dim the lights, add refreshments and introduce you to the Library after hours

Book Club (Thursday)

Thu November 21 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Thu 21 November 2019,

BATHURST. The library obtains multiple copies of a requested book and each member pays $3 per book. A seated section of the library is assigned to the group for each meeting so you will always have a comfortable space to chat.

Paul Byrnes Book Talk – The Lost Boys

Tue November 26 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

ORANGE. Join us for an author talk with Paul Byrnes about the untold stories of under-age soldiers who fought in the First World War.

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au