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.
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BMEC, BATHURST. Fans can expect an intimate evening with Mark Vincent performing a rich repertoire of songs and arias made popular by the great Italian-American tenor and actor Mario Lanza including “Because You’re Mine”, “Be My Love”, “The Loveliest Night of the Year” and “Nessun Dorma” to name a few
BMEC, BATHURST. When one of Australia’s most talented comedians delves deep into his own life’s joys and sorrows, the result is an unforgettable night at the theatre that leaves an audience uplifted and quite simply experiencing...happiness.
MILLTHORPE. Hosted in the beautiful gardens of Rosebank Guest House, enjoy local performers bringing to life iconic Australian bush ballads.
MOLONG. The Molong Advancement Group, Molong Players and Freemasons Hotel present the Poetry Brawl.
YEOVAL. Relax in the shade of the trees for real country hospitality. Free entertainment, open mic, poetry and bush music along with an opportunity to visit the Banjo Paterson, more than a Poet Museum
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
ORANGE. Individual performances of original poetry open to students
BMEC, BATHURST. Internationally renowned artist John Stephan will be celebrating and paying the ultimate homage to The Big O showcasing all his classic hits together with Roy Orbison’s massive 15 number 1 hits right across the world with a special touch to the hugely popular The Traveling Wilburys.
ORANGE. Festival Winds includes workshops with local students, conversations, family-oriented performances, a featured item at the Opening Gala Concert and a full recital of book-ended woodwind quartets, duos and trios.
ORANGE. The Banjo Paterson Writing Awards were established in Orange in 1991 and each year we host the Banjo Paterson Writing Awards to honor this great Australian writer
PARKES. Start your engines and speed your way to the 2022 Parkes Elvis Festival, where we’ll celebrate Elvis’ 1968 musical film, Speedway.
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