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Summer in Bathurst

The long summer days of the Bathurst region are set to come alive over the 2019/20 season with a host of events from delightful local community activities to the arrival of international mega stars!

In what is likely to be one of the biggest events ever seen in the region, Elton John is bringing his 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' farewell tour to Carrington Park Bathurst on Wednesday 22 January 2020. We are rolling out the yellow carpet for this amazing evening. Check out all the information for this once-in-a-lifetime experience HERE.

Inland Sea of Sound festival on Wahluu Mount Panorama Bathurst NSWLocal and national musicians and artists will flock to Bathurst at the close of summer for the celebration of arts, music and culture that is the Inland Sea of Sound Festival to be held on the 28-29 February 2020. Staged on a section of Wahluu - Mount Panorama usually inaccessible to the public, the event brings together the best talent across music and arts, as well as local providores, in a two-day celebration. An important springboard for homegrown acts looking to make their mark on the music industry, you'll be introduced to some new sounds as well as famous names from Australian music headlined in 2020 by Missy Higgins and Killing Heidi. And don't miss the extraordinary Wiradjuri Welcome. Truly a festival to make you feel on top of the world..! Download the program HERE

From epic music concerts and festivals to international motor racing and cycling action, there is no shortage of action this summer in the Bathurst region. And be sure to check out the programs of the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery and the author talks of the Bathurst library. All in our constantly updated EVENTS CALENDAR

  • Inland Sea of Sound, aka the Central West's version of Coachella, is a two-day event jam packed with local musicians and top Australian artists all performing on top of Australia’s most famous race track, Mount Panorama.

  • The Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour held on Mount Panorama from 31 January to 2 February 2020 is rapidly gaining the attention of the motor racing world and rivalling the mighty Bathurst 1000 for popularity. The race is now generally acknowledged and recognised around the world as one of the most significant races for GT vehicles on the calendar, alongside contemporaries like the Spa-Francorchamps 24 Hour and the Nurburgring 24 Hour.

  • The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup will be held in Bathurst this summer, with two days of action on 8-9 February 2020. his international race series is the most important means by which countries qualify for the BMX World Championships and the Olympic Games. Don't miss out on the opportunity to watch the world's best BMX riders battle it out to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games. Tickets on sale now!

  • The Sofala District & Agricultural Show showcases the region’s country life with the best arts and crafts, produce and livestock. Wander through the exhibition stalls to see antique machinery on display, while animal lovers can snuggle with the cutest farm animals at the nursery.

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

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Void

Bathurst

6 Dec, 2019 - 2 Feb, 2020

The void is a multifaceted concept, not simply of presence and absence, but a place that exists between distinct worldviews, is occupied by meaning…
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HOME Gunhigal Nguambang Wiradyuri Mayiny Plains Country Wiradyuri People

Bathurst

6 Dec, 2019 - 2 Feb, 2020

An exhibition of works by students from ten public schools in the Central Tablelands region who participated in the Home Program. The Home Program is…
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Backyard Bila

Bathurst

6 Dec, 2019 - 2 Feb, 2020

Take a deep dive into Wiradyuri art, culture and language with this fun interactive art piece. Audiences of all ages can decoratetheir own design of…
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Louise Kerr Canis Lupus familiaris

Bathurst

6 Dec, 2019 - 2 Feb, 2020

“The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.”Agatha ChristieBlue Mountain-based…
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Bathurst Goldfields Holiday Panning

Bathurst

20 - 24 January, 2020

Be guided through the museum displays and see the various methods of gold mining, the tools and mach...
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Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

Bathurst

22 January, 2020

The Yellow Brick Road leads to Bathurst! Music legend Elton John selected Bathurst as one of the venues for his epic Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour,…
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BRAG Summer School Holiday Workshops

Bathurst

22 January, 2020

GAME OF STONESTuesday 14 January | 1.30pm - 3.30pmArrange your natural elements using a game process involving time, space and landscape. Help Fiona…
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Australia Day

Bathurst

24 - 26 January, 2020

Each year Bathurst Regional Council run Australia Day celebrations and it's another great opportunity for locals to celebrate what's great about…
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Bathurst Farmers Markets

Bathurst

25 January, 2020

Meet the local growers at the Bathurst Farmers' Markets at the Bathurst Showground
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Classic Afternoon High Tea at Abercrombie House with an Aussie Twist

Bathurst

26 January, 2020

Celebrate Australia Day with Classic Afternoon High Tea with an Aussie Twist! - from 2.30 pm on Saturday 26th January - Join us for our popular High…
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Reptile and Bug Show

Bathurst

27 January, 2020

A mobile animal exhibition that aims to fascinate, educate and inspire adults and children about the...
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Special Exhibition Around the Clock Bathurst 12 and 24 Hour Endurance Racers

Bathurst

28 Jan - 13 Apr, 2020

Fast becoming a key event on the Australian and International motorsport calendar, the Bathurst 12-Hour attracts teams and drivers from across the…
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Harness Racing Meetings

South Bathurst NSW 2795

29 January, 2020

Bathurst Harness Racing Club will hold three race meetings during the month of January. The feature of the month is the annual Oberon Community Night…
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Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

Bathurst

31 Jan - 2 Feb, 2020

The Bathurst 12 Hour on Mt Panorama is internationally recognised as one of the most significant races for GT vehicles.
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Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing Race Day

Bathurst

31 January, 2020

Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing invites you to join us on our race day this Friday 31st January. With entertainment both on and off track you are bound…
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AMBI Open Day

Bathurst NWS 2795

1 February, 2020

The Australian Massage & Beauty Institute is proud to bring AMBI’s Bathurst Open Day to Bathurst for the first time. The Open Day will provide…
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Polymer Clay Buttons

Kelso

1 February, 2020

Make your own buttons out of polymer clay. This workshop will cover conditioning the clay, mixing colours, creating patterns and shapes. If you want…
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Saturday Sounds

Bathurst

Next: 1 February, 2020 (Every Saturday)

Every Saturday, live music fills the backyard. The chance for up and coming and established local artists to show off their talents. Join us from 3pm…
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2020 Bathurst Swap Meet Sponsored By Bathurst Historic Car Club

Bathurst

2 February, 2020

Bathurst's original swap meet held for over 30 Years. Proudly held by the local 'Bathurst Historic Car Club' showcasing car & bike parts, tools &…
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Present Laughter - National Theatre Live Screening

Bathurst

2 February, 2020

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC's Sherlock, Fleabag) in Nol Coward's provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an…
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Technology for Beginners workshop

Bathurst

3 February, 2020

Do you need help with technology? Attend this free workshop to find out:- how Bathurst Library staff can help with smart phones, tablets & computers-…
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Art for Beginners

Kelso

Next: 3 February, 2020 (First Monday of the Month)

Learn how to use acrylics to create still life, landscapes, abstract works. Each lesson is structured around a particular technique. Materials are…
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Author talk Rachel Givney

Bathurst

6 February, 2020

Love or literary fame - what would Jane Austen choose if she had to decide? In her debut book, Jane in Love, Rachel Givney (who has worked on TV hits…
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Lennon Through A Glass Onion

Bathurst

7 February, 2020

Lennon: Through a Glass Onion is back in Australia following their sensational 16 week season in New York. The internationally acclaimed theatrical…
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Marion Hall Best Interiors

Bathurst

7 Feb - 22 Mar, 2020

This exhibition colourfully charts the work of Marion Hall Best (1905-1988), one of Australia’s first and most influential independent interior…
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Paul Davies The Golden Days

Bathurst

7 Feb - 22 Mar, 2020

Paul Davies is an Australian-born, Los Angeles-based artist whose work is driven by friction between opposing forces of built and natural…
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Sarah OSullivan Resilience

Bathurst

7 Feb - 22 Mar, 2020

Resilience is Lithgow-based ceramic artist Sarah O’Sullivan’s response to the fragility and the strength of the Australian landscape…
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Marion Hall: Best Curator Talk & Exhibition Opening

Bathurst

7 February, 2020

Hear from 'Marion Hall Best: Interiors' curator Michael Lech (Curator, Sydney Living Museums) as he discusses the life and work of one of Australia's…
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Colour

Bathurst

7 Feb - 22 Mar, 2020

Venture into the wild world of bold and bright colours inspired by the interior designs of Marion Hall Best. There will be activities for audiences of…
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UCI BMX Supercross World Cup

Bathurst

8 & 9 February, 2020

THE UCI BMX SUPERCROSS WORLD CUP is the world's premier BMX racing series for Men Elite and Women Elite. This international race series is the most…
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Bathurst Bike Show

8 February, 2020

The Bathurst Street and Custom Motorcycle Show is a unique grass-roots community-based motorcycle sh...
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Paul Davies Artist Talk

Bathurst

8 February, 2020

Join a Q&A talk between exhibiting artist Paul Davies and BRAG Director Sarah Gurich as they discuss Davies’ work relating the landscape and…
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Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing Race Day

Bathurst

10 February, 2020

Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing invites you to join us on our race day this Monday 10th February. With entertainment both on and off track you are bound…
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Monday Art Class

Kelso

Next: 10 February, 2020 (Second Monday of the Month)

This art class is aimed at participants who already possess some painting skills and wish to advance their techniques, or learn advanced techniques.…
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Harness Racing Meetings

South Bathurst

12 February, 2020

Come and join us for the meetings leading up to the Gold Crown Carnival. The 2yos will begin to race in the month of February and we will be looking…
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Seniors Festival

12 - 23 February, 2020

NSW Seniors Festival celebrates the valuable contribution seniors make to our community. NSW Seniors...
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Tim Ross Designing a Legacy

Bathurst

13 February, 2020

A live cinematic show that looks at why architecture matters.Part talk. Part screening. Part comedy show.Almost everyone says goodbye to their family…
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Angus Julia Stones Classic Album Night performed by Liv Mirrngton and friends

Bathurstt

13 February, 2020

Performing Angus & Julia Stone's 2010 ARIA album of the year, Down the Way is Orange based Liv Mirrington, Jock Pryse Jones, Seb & Cass Key at Little…
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Tim Ross Designing a Legacy

Bathurst

13 February, 2020

Part talk. Part screening. Part comedy show.Join comedian, broadcaster and design nerd Tim Ross for a unique live cinematic show. Threading together a…
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Movie Matinee Bathurst Library

Bathurst

17 February, 2020

Enjoy a special screening of the award-winning period drama/comedy, Love & Friendship, starring Kate Beckinsale. Set in 18th-century England, a…
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Once Upon My Life Memoir Writing Workshop

Bathurst

19 February, 2020

Everyone has a story to tell – what’s yours? Join this introductory workshop to memoir writing where experienced writer and family…
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NSW Seniors Festival - MORNING TEA IN THE GARDEN

Bathurst

20 February, 2020

Enjoy morning tea in the garden at Miss Traill's House as part of the NSW Seniors' Festival celebrations. Miss Traill's House, built in 1845, will be…
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Jimmi Carr Band with Joe Simmons

Bathurst

21 February, 2020

Jimmi Carr Band come to Bathurst to launch their new album 'Second Story' supported by awesome Bathurst muso Joey Simmons. Doors open on the Friday…
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Karen Knowles - From the Heart

Bathurst

22 February, 2020

A Seniors Festival Event, but all welcome!Gold and platinum award winner, Karen Knowles is one of Australia’s favourite singers. Star of the…
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Eglinton Country Fair

Eglinton

22 February, 2020

Held annually the Eglinton Country Fair is always a wonderful day out in Bathurst. Cubis Park Oval is transformed into a buzzing hive of activity with…
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Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing Race Day

Bathurst

24 February, 2020

Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing invites you to join us on our race day this Monday 24th February. With entertainment both on and off track you are bound…
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Bathurst Panorama Chorus 'Sing With Us'

24 Feb - 23 Mar, 2020

2020 could be the year you meet some of the best friends you'll ever have! Unleash your hidden sing...
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Book Launch Dark Sky Dreamings

Bathurst

27 February, 2020

“Dark Sky Dreamings: an inland Skywriters Anthology” contains stories by 50 diverse Australian writers responding to the big sky and wide…
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Inland Sea of Sound

Mount Panorama

28 & 29 February, 2020

The Inland Sea of Sound is a major festival of music, arts and culture in Bathurst NSW returning on 28-29 February 2020 with an outstanding lineup…
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Paper Beading

Kelso

29 February, 2020

Turn paper into beads and then the beads into jewellery.
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Bathurst Panorama Chorus Annual Luncheon

29 February, 2020

Enjoy a delicious buffet luncheon including a performance by the chorus and a craft & collectabl...
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