100s of arts and cultural activities for kids and families

The September-October school holidays offer a huge choice across the NSW Central West.

From arts and crafts workshops to lots of family friendly gallery and museum exhibitions to all the fun places you can road trip to and explore (as featured here on Culture Maps Central NSW).

Highlights include the ephemeral Birds of Australia mural and accompanying activities at Orange Regional Museum

A LITTLE BIT OF BLUE: A DETECTIVE STORY WITH PUPPETS on Sun 24 September at 10am-11am at Cowra Civic Centre.

SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP: DRAWING BASICS Tue 26 September at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery.

The fun theatre show for kids CHILDREN ARE STINKY Thursday 28 September at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre.

The amazing SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR – HOPE Thursday 28 September at Orange Civic Theatre and Friday 29 September at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre.

And a fun-for-all-ages MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION running Sat 30 September – Tue 3 October at Malachi Gilmore Hall, Oberon.

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Head to the Public Art Map for the ultimate eye-spy

Or build your own road trip at the ‘everything’ map for the whole range of heritage, shopping for handmade, galleries, Aboriginal experiences and public art.

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