Welcome to our BIG 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.

This is a busy artistic region. There’s usually more than 2000 arts and heritage events happening in the region each year.

Looking for the ongoing or regularly open museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art? They’re all covered at our Culture Maps Central NSW. Explore it here

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Book Talk – Sir Peter Cosgrove

Mon November 30 at 7:00 pm

ONLINE. Proudly presenting General Sir Peter Cosgrove in conversation with Richard Glover, discussing his new memoir 'You Shouldn’t Have Joined...

Book Talk – Heather Morris

Wed December 2 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE. Join us online as we meet with Heather to discuss the inspiration for her new book Stories of Hope and her writing journey.

Book Talk – Betty O’Neill

Mon December 7 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE. Hear Betty speak about the journey she took discovering her fathers story as a Polish resistance fighter and survivor of concentration camps

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival – Poetry Brawl

Sat 13 February 2021, at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

MOLONG. The Molong Advancement Group, Molong Players and Freemasons Hotel present the Poetry Brawl.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival – The Wrath of Grapes

Mon 15 February 2021, - Tue 23 February 2021,

BORENORE. Join Heifer Station under the stringy bark rafters at the old woolshed for an open mic style Aussie poetry evening. Bring your poetry, pun or prose

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival – Youth Poetry Competition

Sat 20 February 2021, at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

ORANGE. Individual performances of original poetry open to students

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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West. These events 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.

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