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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River Yarn Fibre Festival
Sculptures by the Bush
Canowindra International Balloon Challenge
Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail
FESTIVAL OF BELLS
HERITAGE WEEK (Bathurst)
BOOKFAIR LIFELINE CENTRAL WEST MAY 2023
SWF Live & Local 2023 (Mudgee)
BATHURST WRITERS’ & READERS’ FESTIVAL
Sydney Writers’ Festival: Live & Local 2023 at Orange
Bathurst Readers & Writers Festival: RICHARD FIDLER: THE BOOK OF ROADS & KINGDOMS
Bathurst Readers and Writers Festival: GEORGE MONBIOT: REGENESIS
Bathurst Writers’ & Readers’ Festival: WILOSOPHY
Bathurst Writers’ & Readers’ Festival: ELEANOR CATTON: BIRNAM WOOD
Bathurst Writers’ & Readers’ Festival: MICHAEL KIRBY & BO SEO
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 email@example.com
‘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’).