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 happeing in the region each year. Of course, 2020 looks a little different but the events are slowly returning where possible.

NEW: HAPPENING ONLINE. We’ve added a new category for workshops, exhibitions, virutal tours and activities that are now happening ONLINE. Click here for the listings

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Orange Art Trail

Thu October 1 - Sat October 31

ORANGE. A select group of Orange Artists invites you to visit their studios and view their current works.

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Sat October 3 at 6:30 pm

CANOWINDRA. Yes, this is the most interesting year most of us have experienced with Covid, lockdowns, business closures, rules and regulations, home-schooling, working from home and innumerable theories on cures so, let’s do something to crack the stress ---- LAUGH!

1970: The Year in Music – Bathurst

Wed December 9 at 7:30 pm

BMEC, BATHURST. The Original Masters Project proudly presents 1970 – a 50th anniversary showcase celebrating the hits from an iconic year in music.

Mark Vincent – A Tribute to Mario Lanza – Bathurst

Fri 5 February 2021, at 7:30 pm

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

Anh Do – The Happiest Refugee Live – Bathurst

Thu 11 February 2021, at 8:00 pm

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.

YOU GOT IT! a Salute to Roy Orbison staring John Stephan – POSTPONED DATE TBA

Thu 1 April 2021, at 8:00 pm

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.

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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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