WHAT'S ON in July
arts and cultural events across the NSW Central West
Here's highlights and tailored links to this month's arts events across the region, including our July school holidays special.
These draw from our extensive online directory. Use the 'click here' links for all events in that category.
Plenty for the kids to do these school holidays
You can also catch our regular events updates on 2BS, 2MCE and 107.5fm.
Quick links: Here you'll find all kinds of arts and cultural events on across the local government areas of:
Bathurst Region
To the Moon and Back
Fri July 19 - Wed July 31, Cedar Cafe Parkes
Work created in workshops by young people around the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing celebrations. This project was funded by the Country Arts Support Program. Event details
Image: ‘Science Fiction’ painting by Nathan Aarts, Jake Maxwell, Eunsang Mun, Ella Butler, Danica Clarke, Ariel Labuscharge
Balnhdhurr – A Lasting Impression
June 23 - July 27, Cowra Regional Art Gallery
In a remote corner of Arnhem Land sits Yirrkala Print Space, where, for over twenty years, the ancient craft of printmaking has not only survived, but prospered. This exhibition is a vibrant acknowledgement of the creative energies, talent and commitment of generations of Yolngu artists who have utilised and pushed the boundaries of such a medium. Exhibition details
Image: Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, Hunting Dhawu, 2001, screenprint.
The Landscape: A Group Exhibition
Until July 6, The Corner Store Gallery Orange
The landscape is a muse to many contemporary artists and has been widely studied, explored and depicted throughout history. Event details
Artwork by Jac Davies.
Between Waking and Sleeping
July 11- August 4, Peisley Street Gallery Orange
Solo exhibition by Martin Coyte, to be opened by Bradley Hammond, Director of Orange Regional Gallery, Thursday July 11 at 6pm. Event details
July 13-28, Orange Regional Gallery
An open invitation to exhibit for artists of the Central West. Event details
The Art of Ageing Exhibition
Until July 26, Grenfell Art Gallery
This touring photograhpic exhibition captures the spirit of older people. Event details
Peter Solness: Lamplight
Until July 28, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
Captivated by the history and inhabitants of Hill End is a series of ‘light photographs’ of the artists who live there, and the ghosts of its past. Event details
Image: PETER SOLNESS, Bill Moseley and Genevieve Carroll, English Lane, Hill End 2016, photograph. Courtesy of the artist.
A Mid Winter Dream
Saturday July 6 at 3pm, Forbes Town Hall
Sunday July 7 at 3pm, Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre
Macquarie Philharmonia. Introducing pianist Luke Moxey, winner of the 2019 Concerto Competition, performing Liszt's dramatic and beautiful Piano Concerto No.1, and featuring cellist Lianah Jaensch with Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B minor. Forbes event details
Bathurst event details
Sara Storer at Eugowra
Saturday July 6 at 6pm at Eugowra Showground
The ARIA award and 21 Golden Guitar award winning artist has recently signed with Universal Music Australia on a world-wide deal and will released her new album RAINDANCE. Buy tickets
Much Ado About Nothing
Friday July 12, 7.30pm.  Saturday July 13, 7.30pm. Orange Civic Theatre
Bell Shakespeare. Buy tickets
The Guru of Chai
Friday July 19 at 8pm & Saturday July 20 at 8pm, Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre
Indian Ink display their theatrical muscle in a tale and a teller bristling with mischief, mayhem and the maddening magic of India. Buy tickets
Fri July 19, Sat July 20, Fri July 26, Sat July 27, all 7,30pm for 8pm at Piesley St Gallery Orange
Presented by the Pinnacle Players. A stage comedy by Yasmina Reza translated by Christopher Hampton. Buy tickets
Creative Partnerships Australia presentation and Q&A
Thursday July 4, 12-2pm,
Orange Regional Gallery

The programs and services offered by CPA and fundamental elements of Philanthropy and Sponsorship. Event details 
Poets in the Park
Sunday July 7, 2-4.30pm, Russell St Bathurst
Join Bathurst Poets and Local Stages in the park at this year’s Bathurst Winter Festival for poetry readings. Free. Event details 
David Stratton in Conversation with Janeen Hosemans
Thursday July 11 at 6pm,
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

As he discusses his love of film, Australian cinema, and his career as a film critic and commentator. Bookings essential. Event details 
Inaugural Australian Luthier and Archetier Congress of 2019
July 13-20, Scots Campus, Scots All Saints College Bathurst
For Instrument and bow makers, repairers and restorers for a week of workshop, experiences, sharing and learning. Event details 
Winter Crochet Workshops
Tuesday July 16, 10am-2pm, 
Craft on the Creek Eugowra
Bring along your 8ply wool, size 4mm hook, lunch and a mug. $10 per person. Event details 
Boomerang Bag Workshop
Last Sunday of the month, 10am-1pm,
Canowindra CWA

Help make bags from donated material to be distributed and sold at local markets . Event details 
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