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Sat September 14 - Sun October 6

PARKES. Boasting an extremely talented cast of 44 (22 ladies and 22 men) this production will lift the bar for the Parkes Musical & Dramatic Society

Central West Choral Festival

Sun September 22 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

BLAYNEY. Choirs from across the Central West performing.

‘Songs of Sing’ Concert

Sun September 22 at 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

CANOWINDRA. Infants, Pre-Primary, Primary, Pre-Junior and Junior Concert - 2:00-4:30pm. Pre-Senior, Senior, Advanced and Boys Concert- 5:00-7:30pm. Tickets $10

String Theory – Lithgow

Sun September 22 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

LITHGOW. This incredible performance will feature works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, Elena Kats-Chernin and Stephen Chin. Performers will also include members of the Mitchell Youth String Ensembles.

Live Music at Washington and Co.

Sun September 22 at 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun 22 December 2019,

ORANGE. Hard liquor, terrible banter and swinging tunes. Join them every Sunday night from 8pm-12 midnight for an evening of live music, featuring some of the best musicians from across the state!

Small Schools Choir & Creative Arts Showcase

Mon September 23 at 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FORBES. Combined Forbes Small Schools Choir and Creative Arts Showcase. Bedgerabong, Bogan Gate, Caragabal, Eugowra and Quandialla Schools.

Sprung Festival 2019

Wed September 25 - Sat October 5

CSU, BATHURST. Each year CSU’s Bathurst campus hosts a two-week festival of arts and creativity facilitated and constructed by the graduating Theatre Media cohort.

Sprung Festival – One Morning in June

Wed September 25 - Sat September 28

BATHURST. In this character-based drama, President Kirkland and his Chief of Staff Jack Brady, must examine their friendship as a terrorist attack threatens to undermine their lives and the nation they both love.

Sprung Festival – Industrial Paradise

Wed September 25 - Sat September 28

BATHURST. In this modern consumer driven world its easy to forget where your clothes come from and how simple it is to make, alter or upcycle your own. This free showcase event will take viewers on a journey from the beginning of a garment, showing how simple it really is.

Sprung Festival – Good Mourning

Wed September 25 - Sat September 28

BATHURST. Good Mourning is an art installation which showcases individual processes with grief in all forms.  - “While our stories differ, our emotions are the same.”

Sprung Festival – Plumberman 2519: The Musical

Wed September 25 - Sat September 28

BATHURST. Plumberman 2519: The Musical is a comedic romp which follows the story of an alcoholic, computer loving (quite literally), space-faring plumber of the future.

One Act Plays

Wed September 25 - Thu September 26

PARKES. One Act Plays at Parkes Christian School

Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl

Wed September 25 at 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

BMEC. "Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts" by Roald Dahl shows at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre on Wed 25 Sept at 10am, 12.30pm and 6.30pm.

Future’s Past

Wed September 25 at 7:30 pm

ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE. Suitable for all ages, Future’s Past promises to entertain – with catchy songs, dynamic dance and memorable characters.

A Night at the Museum

Thu September 26 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on Thu 26 September 2019, at 6:30 pm

COWRA. Come and watch as our wonderful K-6 Students entertain the crowd when they present "A Night At The Museum"

Golden Guitar winner Fanny Lumsden’s Country Halls Tour

Fri September 27 at 7:00 pm

EUGOWRA. With a recent string of accolades including two ARIA nominations, two CMAA Golden Guitar Awards, a CMC Award and the AIR Best Independent Album of 2018 for her second record Real Class Act, western NSW born and raised Fanny Lumsden is taking her music to the people, one small town at a time.

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au