Welcome to our 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. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.

It’s free to submit your local events

For maps and details of museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art go to the Culture Maps Central NSW menu.

Pet Studio Photography

Platform Arts Hub: Blayney Railway Station Blayney Railway Station, Blayney, NSW, Australia

Sam Russell Photography is holding pet photography mini-sessions in April and May.
Come into the Blayney studio to get professional photos of your furry, scaley, or feathery babies!

$150

Perthville Artisans Markets

Perthville Community Hall 20 Rockley Street, Perthville, NSW, Australia

Bathurst & District Artisans present their first Artisan Market for 2024. Last year’s market was a great success with a range of products from swimwear to children’s toys, gemstones to framed art.

This event will be bigger, with past and new stallholders joining us.

Forbes Vintage & Collectables Fair

Forbes Town Hall 2 Court Street, Forbes, NSW, Australia

Come along and view displays of collections from eras past. 

Travel through time looking at items for display and for sale and remember things from your childhood or your grandparent's lives. 

From dolls to bears, crockery to kitchen canisters, glassware to bottles, vintage giftware, mystery items to guess and vote their origin or use. Buy a collectable from our trading tables. 

Pet Studio Photography

Platform Arts Hub: Blayney Railway Station Blayney Railway Station, Blayney, NSW, Australia

Sam Russell Photography is holding pet photography mini-sessions in April and May.
Come into the Blayney studio to get professional photos of your furry, scaley, or feathery babies!

$150

Event Series Wattle Flat Community Markets

Wattle Flat Community Markets

3745 Sofala Road, Wattle Flat 3745 Sofala Road, Wattle Flat, NSW, Australia

Various stalls including food, coffee, cakes, candles, plants, gemstones, bric a brac, preserves, home decor, leather, jewelry, farm produce, boot sale and more.

Held 2nd Sunday quarterly - March, June, September and December.

Glo-Topia Orange

Orange Showground Leeds Parade, Orange, NSW, Australia

Visually spectacular light-up glo event for the whole family. 
Featuring over 60 illuminated decorations, giant overhead installations, unlimited amusement rides, roving performers and characters, best dressed competition, photo competition, food and market stalls, music and more!

Free – $75

 

The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings 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.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.

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