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.
COVID-19: We’ve tagged the planned events across the region that have been cancelled or postponed: Click here
NEW: HAPPENING ONLINE. We’ve added a new category for workshops, exhibitions, virutal tours and activities that are now happening ONLINE. Here’s our story on who has moved online. Click here for the listings
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Cowra Ballet School has now moved 100% online with a combination of pre-recorded videos, live classes, challenges and connection calls.
Orange Regional Museum have moved our Mondays at the Museum program online. Each week, download a new hands-on activity inspired by our latest exhibitions. Two are already available, and future activities on skeletons, sharks and cicadas are coming soon.
BATHURST. An eight week exploration into the Art of Drawing.
Our live classes will continue for now on Facebook every Monday and Thursday, the website has different tutorials as well as a certificate at the end of each one
ONLINE. Playing a musical instrument has many benefits including social, emotional and its great for your brain development. We are a Creative Kids Provider, families are entitled to $100 per school aged student per year to use our music services.
ONLINE. You can play from home on your device, computer, tablet or laptop.You just need an audio and visual, or just audio will do. Learn new songs and play along with professionals.
BATHURST. An eight week focus on drawing and painting the human form.
BATHURST. A series of creative workshops where LGBTIQA+ young folk can meet, make, and share.
PARKES. Learn Authentic 1950's Rock n roll Partner Dance for Adults.
LEE STREET HALL, KELSO. First Monday each Month (with some exceptions). Classes are structured to allow participants to build skills in using acrylics.
PARKES. WEEKLY. READY SET DANCE in an amazing pre-school dance program designed especially for boys and girls aged 2 to 5 years old. This is a one hour combo class that includes jazz, tap, hip hop, singing, music and a whole lot of fun.
BATHURST. The Knit Happens group meet on the first Thursday of each month between 1pm-3pm at The Neighbourhood Centre.
ORANGE. Activities Mon-Wed 10am-5pm. Thursday 10am-3pm. Fri-Sat 9am-3pm. We are open most days and have many classes available for those beginners or others who may want to improve or just have a go.
BATHURST. Knot up a luxe macramé plant hanger and enjoy a morning mimosa!
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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