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.
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Marang Connections Calendar of Free Events
Trundle Film Society
Danelle Bergstrom: Afterglow
Leanne Wicks: Birds Like Us
art on the side
National Trust Heritage Festival Shared Stories – Textiles of Lithgow: Handmade to Factory Industry
June Golland Past Present Continuous
‘A Changing Focus. 2014 – 2023’ Exhibition Opening
“DRYLANDS – Sacred ground” – Exhibition by Joy Engelman
Suzanne Archer: The Mermaids Tail
Lisa Gorman: Warp and Weft
May at Parkes Shire Library & Cultural Centre
Leo Cremonese: Colour In Space
Waste 2 Art Mid-Western 2023
Cicada Press 20 Years
Joleen Ford Feature Artist Official Exhibition
Close to Home
Jekyll & Hyde The Musical – Presented by Lithgow Musical Society
PAINTING WITH SCISSORS – a tribute to Henri Matisse
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
‘Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.
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’).