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Autumn in Bathurst

Bathurst’s thriving arts and cultural scene paints a unique picture of the town, celebrating its rich heritage with a modern twist as the leaves turn to rich golden hues and the weather cools.  

Top things to do in Bathurst in autumn? Step back in time and learn about some of the lost trades and crafts that literally built Bathurst at the Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail.  Meet some of the region's most talented artisans and watch on as they demo some of the rare trades from yesteryear such as blacksmithing, scything, embroidery, dry walling. Check out the biggest display of Cobb & Co Coaches in the country and go inside some of the town's heritage buildings not usually open to the public.

Hill End’s The End Festival is great for any fans of bluegrass and country music, art or food, while the Bathurst Cycling Classic and Bathurst Half Marathon & 10KM will appeal to cyclists and runners.

  • Head up to Hill End and celebrate the region’s love of arts and culture at The End Festival, a unique folk and country festival offering the best wine, craft beer and food from the region.

  • Rediscover all the rare and lost trades and crafts and go inside some of Bathurst's heritage buildings over one weekend on the Bathurst Heritage Trade Trail.

  • There’s no better way to explore a new destination than on your own two feet, so lace up and take on the Bathurst Half Marathon & 10KM.

Check out our round up of the best events in Bathurst here.

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Meet the Diprotodon

Bathurst NSW 2795

10 Jan - 27 May, 2019

Meet Darren the Diprotodon fossil! The fossilised skull and vertebrae of Darren the Diprotodon is on...
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Lowndesy - The Story So Far

Mount Panorama

4 Feb - 31 Mar, 2019

This exhibition celebrating An exhibition that celebrates the career of Craig Lowndes, one of the greats of Australian Touring Car Racing, and…
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BRAGS 50 Years The Art of Giving

Bathurst

15 Feb - 7 Apr, 2019

The Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Society Inc. (BRAGS) was established as a fundraising organisation for the Galley in 1969. In its 50 years of…
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Seeing Voices

Bathurst

15 Feb - 7 Apr, 2019

A collaboration between NETS Victoria and Monash University Museum of Art I MUMA, Seeing Voices uses the Monash University Collection as a springboard…
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Wendy Murray Night Day

Bathurst

15 Feb - 7 Apr, 2019

Wendy Murray is a Sydney based graphics artist and art educator. Her work addresses social and political issues through drawing and poster making.…
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Co Op Mini Market

Bathurst

2 March, 2019

Local - homemade - artisan markets run by the Bathurst Wholefood Co Op to support & celebrate local producers. You'll find all sorts of goodies here…
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Bathurst Panorama Autumn Luncheon

Kelso

2 March, 2019

Join the members of Bathurst Panorama Chorus for a delicious buffet luncheon featuring a display of Retro toys, performance by the Chorus, raffles and…
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Co-Op Mini Markets

Bathurst

2 March, 2019

Stallholders include local producers with a range of goods such as: YUMMY HOT DUMPLINGS, breads, bagels, tarts, fruit & veg, honey, garlic, flowers,…
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Harness Racing Meetings

South Bathurst NSW 2795

4 March, 2019

Come and join us for our race meetings leading up to the Gold Crown Carnival. These meetings are an opportunity to follow the 2yos and 3yos who will…
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Autofest

Mount Panorama

8 - 10 March, 2019

The 8th Bathurst Autofest on Mount Panorama, where excitement lives and good times are had.
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Friday Night Jazz at Abercrombie House

STEWARTS MOUNT 2795

8 March, 2019

Join us for an intimate night of live jazz featuring various talented local musicians with Chris McCusker and the Abercrombie Jazz Men, the house jazz…
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2019 International Womens Day WomenAgriBusiness

Eugowra

8 March, 2019

'Planning for tomorrow.'Our aim is to help women celebrate International Women's Day by taking them away from the daily grind and bringing them…
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Folded Paper Flowers

Bathurst

9 March, 2019

Learn to make folded paper flowers. The perfect bunch of flowers. Never worry about keeping the water clean,no dropping Peters and they can be any…
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Dolores

Bathurst

14 March, 2019

sam. productions have partnered with White Ribbon Australia to bring Dolores to regional NSW audiences in March 2019.…
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Walking Back from Cowriga Creek Exhibition by Tim Kelly

Bathurst

15 - 29 March, 2019

In this exhibition of collages, etchings and artist books, Tim will depict, through abstract imagery, a sense of how the land looked prior to…
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Bathurst Cycling Classic

Bathurst

16 & 17 March, 2019

The Bathurst Cycling Classic is the premier cycling event in regional NSW.
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Hill End Gold 4WD Adventure

Hill End

16 & 17 March, 2019

A weekend 4WD Adventure exploring the rugged goldfields of Sofala & Hill End. 2 action-filled days/ 1 lazy night staying at beautiful Hill End…
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Ribbon Roses

Bathurst

17 March, 2019

Do you like roses but can't grow them?Do you want some roses that will last forever(or at least a very long time)Come along and learn how to make them…
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Rebellion on the Turon

Sofala NSW 2795

17 March, 2019

Be part of the 1853 Turon Rebellion re-enactment and tremble through a weekend complete with cannons...
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World Down Syndrome Day Lots of Socks Event

Bathurst

21 March, 2019

'Lots of Socks' event to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on Thursday, 21 March 2019 in Bathurst. On this day, people all around the world celebrate…
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Bathurst Gold Crown Carnival 2019

Bathurst

22 - 29 March, 2019

The Gold Crown Carnival Bathurst is one of the greatest celebrations of harness racing, proudly presented by the Bathurst Harness Racing Club
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Seniors Talk - Planning for later life

Bathurst

22 March, 2019

Learn about enduring power of attorney, enduring guardianship, advance care directives, wills and financial vulnerability.Seniors Rights Service will…
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Bathurst Farmers Markets

Bathurst

23 March, 2019

Meet the local growers at the Bathurst Farmers' Markets at the Bathurst Showground
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Graves & Grub Tour - Old Black Springs Cemetery and Mount Bathurst

Mount Bathurst

24 March, 2019

Sunday 24 MarchThe first record of exploration in the Black Springs area was that of Charles Throsby...
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Melanoma March Bathurst

Bathurst

24 March, 2019

Ready to find a cure, not-for-profit organisation Melanoma Institute Australia is marching its way across the country, uniting Australians with its…
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Gateway 2 Garden

Oberon

24 March, 2019

Gateway 2 Garden is a race held at Mayfield Garden on March 24 2019, organised by Dedicated to Fitness' Mark Simons and hosted by Olympian…
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Embroidered Roses

Bathurst

24 March, 2019

Embroidery is a lovely way to spend time, and making embroidered roses is a skill,that means you can add that delicate accent to your work. Try them…
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Jesus Christ Superstar

Bathurst

27 March, 2019

A global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, Jesus Christ Superstar is a timeless work set against the backdrop of an extraordinary…
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Bathurst NRL Penrith Panthers V Melbourne Storm

Bathurst

30 March, 2019

Bathurst NRL will bring round 3 of the NRL Telstra Premiership to Carrington Park on Saturday 30 March 2019. Women's Rugby League will kick off the…
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Agricultural Research Station

Bathurst

30 March, 2019

Saturday 30 MarchThe Agricultural Research Station, or Experiment Farm as it was known from 1895 to...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Walking Tour of Bathurst Chinatown

Bathurst

31 March, 2019

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Harness Racing Meetings

South Bathurst NSW 2795

1 April, 2019

In April we have several meetings. Our feature meetings for the month are Cathedral Parish Night on Friday 5th April at 6.00pm. Then on the 10th April…
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The ABBA Show

Bathurst NSW 2795

3 April, 2019

The ABBA Show is bringing back the infectious tunes and outrageous fun of ABBA, live on stage!Far from being 'just another cover band', The ABBA Show…
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Behind The Scenes Night Tour of Abercrombie House

STEWARTS MOUNT

4 April, 2019

Special Behind the Scenes Night Tour - 6.30 to 8.30pm - This is a special limited-edition behind-the-scenes night tour of Abercrombie House to…
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Newtons 2019 IDF World Championship

Bathurst

5 - 7 April, 2019

ASRA welcomes you all to the biggest and longest running gravity event in Australia hosted at the iconic Mount Panorama. Join us on April 5th-7th in…
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Royal Australian Historical Society Seminar

BATHURST NSW 2795

6 April, 2019

Hosted by the Bathurst District Historical Society. Topics will include the range of records now available online that can help researchers, and there…
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Walking Tour Around the Historic Village of Rockley

Rockley

6 April, 2019

Saturday 6 AprilRockley is a National Trust Classified Village and, to this day, captures the essenc...
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Open Weekend at 'Macquarie' for Drought Affected Farmers

O'Connell

6 & 7 April, 2019

Evidence supports the assertion 'Macquarie', containing the original 1000 acre land grant to Lieuten...
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Classic Afternoon High Tea at Abercrombie House

STEWARTS MOUNT

7 April, 2019

Afternoon High Tea - from 2.30 pm - Join us for our popular High Tea event includes scrumptious savory and sweet treats with leaf teas, ground plunger…
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Machattie Park: Majesty, Myths and Memories

Bathurst

7 April, 2019

Sunday 7 AprilExplore Machattie Park and discover how the site was transformed from town gaol to th...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Grave & Grub Tour Peel

Peel

7 April, 2019

The secret history of the historic village of Peel. A great Wiradjuri warrior, Cobb and Co adventures and so many unknown hidden treasures.
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Renzaglia Wines 2019 Harvest Long Lunch

O'connell

7 April, 2019

On Sunday the 7th of April, we return with our second annual Harvest Long Lunch in collaboration with Jacinta Carmichael Parissi and her team from…
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The End Festival

Hill End

12 April, 2019

Head up to Hill End and celebrate the region's love of arts and culture at The End Festival, a unique folk and country festival offering the best…
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An Evening with Adam Courtenay

Bathurst

12 April, 2019

Adam Courtenay, son of much-loved storyteller Bryce Courtenay, will be in Bathurst on Friday April 12 to discuss his latest non-fiction book, The Ship…
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Guided Tour of Perthville Convent Heritage Centre

Perthville

13 April, 2019

Saturday 13 AprilCommence your leisurely tour with morning tea in the Sisters’ dining room. En...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Cemetery Wander

Bathurst

13 April, 2019

Saturday 13 AprilA two hour wander around the Bathurst general cemetery, exploring the history and ...
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Autumn Festival

Oberon

13 - 28 April, 2019

See 65 hectares including the Mayfield Maze - one of the largest English Box Hedge Maze in the country!The festival also includes:🍁 The 80-meter…
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Carole Kings Tapestry - The Concert

Bathurst

13 April, 2019

Back from a tremendously successful six-week tour of the UK, songbird Nicki Gillis is once again enchanting audiences with her take on Carole King's…
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Bathurst on Show!

Bathurst

14 April, 2019

Sunday 14 AprilBathurst Showground holds fascinating stories of the structures and people associated...
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1828 Census Regional Tour

Bathurst

15 April, 2019

The 1828 Census was the first official census undertaken in NSW. Come along to this free event where a representative from NSW State Archives will…
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Dinosaurs in the Dark Torchlight Tour

Bathurst

16 April, 2019

Join us for after hours night at the museum tour by torchlight. It' dark, it's spooky and there three dinosaurs in the building! Bookings essential. …
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Bathurst Hi-Tec Oils 6 Hour

Bathurst

19 - 21 April, 2019

The Bathurst Hi-Tec Oils 6 Hour is the premier endurance race for production based vehicles in Australia.
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Lower Havannah Street: Its History & Its People

Bathurst

21 April, 2019

Sunday 21 AprilThe area around lower Havannah Street and the Macquarie River was vital to the early ...
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ANZAC Day at Rockley

25 April, 2019

You are warmly invited to the Rockley ANZAC Day Service in Stevens' Park from 8:00am with a musterin...
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ANZAC Day Services

Bathurst

25 April, 2019

BATHURST DAWN SERVICE Time: 4.30am Location: War Memorial Carillon, Kings Parade, Russell St...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Gossip from the Bathurst Settlement, 1815-1840

Bathurst

27 April, 2019

Saturday 27 AprilJoin Dr Robin McLachlan on a gentle stroll through the settlement to hear tales abo...
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Bathurst Half Marathon & 10KM

Bathurst

28 April, 2019

There's no better way to explore Bathurst than on your own two feet, so lace up and take on the Bathurst Half Marathon & 10KM. Don't miss the famous…
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Harness Racing Meetings

South Bathurst NSW 2795

1 May, 2019

Come and join us for Harness Racing action during the month of May. Full restaurant, tab and bar facilities will be available. Come and join us for…
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Royal Bathurst Show

3 - 5 May, 2019

The Reliance Bank Royal Bathurst Show has long been regarded as the best west of Sydney and has boas...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - My Block

Bathurst

4 May, 2019

Autumn Colours
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Cathedral Tour

Bathurst

5 May, 2019

Sunday 5 MayThis is a rare opportunity to see some of the hidden treasures of St Michael & St Jo...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Walking Tour Around the Historic Village Of Rockley

Rockley

11 May, 2019

Saturday 11 MayRockley is a National Trust Classified Village and, to this day, captures the essence...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Town Square Walk with Graham Lupp

Bathurst

11 May, 2019

Saturday 11 May10.00am - 12.00pmTake a magical guided tour around the Bathurst Town Square with Grah...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Town Square Walk with Graham Lupp

Bathurst

11 May, 2019

Saturday 11 May 2.00pm - 4.00pm Take a magical guided tour around the Bathurst Town Square with Grah...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Guided Tour of Perthville Convent Heritage Centre

Perthville

11 May, 2019

Saturday 11 MayEnjoy a visit to historic 1872 Perthville Convent Heritage Centre. Visit the chapel, ...
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Cemetery Wander

Bathurst

12 May, 2019

Sunday 12 MayA two hour wander around the Bathurst general cemetery, exploring the history and live...
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Mothers Day High Tea

Oberon

12 May, 2019

Whether you want to celebrate that beautiful mother of yours or just shower the special women in your life with love, we couldn't think of a better…
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Law Week Talk legal issues for older people

Bathurst

13 May, 2019

During Law Week, join a panel of lawyers and seniors rights experts as they explore issues that older people and their families experience when…
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Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail

Bathurst

18 & 19 May, 2019

Rediscover all the rare and lost trades and crafts over one weekend on the Bathurst Heritage Trade Trail.
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AUTUMN COLOURS - Lower Havannah Street: Its History & Its People

19 May, 2019

Sunday 19 MayThe area around lower Havannah Street and the Macquarie River was vital to the early d...
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Jacqueline - A Radio Play performed by the Abercrombie Radio Players

STEWARTS MOUNT

24 May, 2019

Late Autumn Evening Radio Play - 6.30 for 7.00 pm: The Abercrombie Radio Players present the premiere performance of Fred Madden's brand new work…
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Mels Go Grey in May 2019

Bathurst

25 May, 2019

Come along with friends for a great night out and help brain cancer awareness. Ticket price includes a three course meal and entertainment.All money…
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