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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BATHURST LIBRARY, BATHURST. Children's programs are back in the library face to face from Term 4! Strict book conditions and covid restriction compliance apply
OBERON. The Oberon Youth Council are holding a film competition for the Christmas Drive-In
BMEC, BATHURST. Fun for the whole family, this jam packed two hour show is filled with your Disney favourites. All are welcome and we promise you will want to sing and dance along with these amazing talented kids.
BMEC, BATHURST. The students from Em Dance Studio are proud to present, “Greatest Musical Genres – A Showcase of the Best”
COWRA CIVIC CENTRE, COWRA. Based on the well-known story of Alice in Wonderland, Cowra Ballet School has brought their own flair, bringing to life all the well-known characters and scenes. From dancing to acting, and even a touch of singing, Down the Rabbit Hole, is a production you can bring the whole family to.
BMEC, BATHURST. If you're looking for children's drama activities in 2021, the Beloved Monster Drama Company will be hosting workshops in January and after school in Term 1
BMEC, BATHURST. Our end of year concerts for the students of Bathurst Academy of Dance. Come along to see what they've learnt this year in these exciting productions of celebrations, adventures and fairy tales.
BMEC, BATHURST. Join White Rabbit Tours’ five-star rated tour of this excellent place called Wonderland, attend Maddy Hatter’s tea party, and watch as tensions rise in the White Queen’s Annual Tart-Off.
FORBES. Join us at for a DIY Clay Workshop in the December School Holidays!
FORBES. Join us for a Macrame Workshop and create some key rings and a beautiful macrame rainbow!
BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY, BATHURST. For ages 8 - 12 years. Taking inspiration from the ADRIENNE DOIG: It's All About Me! exhibition, participants will explore new materials and methods for making artworks including performance, paper based materials and weaving.
ORANGE. Individual performances of original poetry open to students
ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE, ORANGE. Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Stories! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider!
But Andy, Terry and Jill have no idea they’re about to face their biggest challenge yet! Mr Big Nose has sent his grandchildren to the Treehouse, and they don’t want to just sit quietly. Can Andy, Terry & Jill master this extreme babysitting challenge? What does mysterious fortune teller Madam Know-It-All really want? And will the Big Red Button really destroy the world?
ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE, ORANGE. See Bluey, Bingo, Mum and Dad as you’ve never seen them before... Join The Heelers in their first live theatre show created just for you with puppetry, live actors and iconic Australian sets. It’s a little bit different and a little bit beautiful.
ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE, ORANGE. Orange Theatre Company production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast.
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