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.
It's free to submit your local events. (Use the 'Submit' option under the 'Whats On' menu at the top of the page).
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.

Marang Connections Calendar of Free Events

Marang Connections is a free 12-month program aiming to increase resilience, wellbeing and social connections for disadvantaged and disengaged young people aged 8-16 years. Young people will be offered one workshop/session per month facilitated by professional and reputable organisations to promote marang (well/good - Wiradjuri) lifestyles and connections.


Mudgee Arts Precinct Market St, Mudgee, NSW

Community open day on Saturday 11 February so everyone can come and see this fantastic new facility for themselves and join in for some creative fun!!!

Country dance with a touch of Irish

Black Springs 2784 Abercrombie Road, Black Springs

A night of music and dance in a lovely, big, refurbished hall at Black Springs, which is just 15 minutes out of Oberon on a sealed road.


Painters in the Paddock

Glen Alice Glen Alice

Local and visiting painters! Bring your kits and easels to scenic From The Paddock on Saturday, April 1st, 2023 at 10am to swap knowledge and spend the day painting the magnificent escarpments of the Wollemi National Park. Work your magic and who knows? You might sell a painting! And when you're ready for a break, we'll be ready to sell you delicious coffee, cool drinks, yummy snacks and light meals from our new menu. Huzzah!



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

Event promotors are asked to only include their own original images / images that they have permission to use / copyright free stock images. For more information see our fact sheet on Using Images For Promoting Events (if you can't see this link look under 'Opportunities' then 'Resources').