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Plan Your Live Music Adventure at Artstate Bathurst

11 hours ago

Experience the vibrant musical sounds of the Central West at Artstate Bathurst this 1-4 November. From the tunes of the Innocent Bystanders in Machattie Park following the Artstate Bathurst Opening, to the likes of Gabbi Bolt, Smith & Jones and the Honey Drippin’ Mudskippers, there’s something for everyone during the…

Making a Trip of It | Bathurst Region Sights & Sounds

3 days ago

Experience the sights and sounds of Bathurst, with the Artstate Speakers Program leaving plenty of time to explore the region before the Opening Ceremony on Thursday and following the Regional Youth Orchestra Finale Concert on Sunday. We’ve scoured the area for our favourite hotspots for you to try, so get…

Pre-Artstate Events | NSW Aboriginal Art and Cultural Exchange

1 week ago

Create NSW and Arts OutWest are hosting the inaugural NSW Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Exchange at Bathurst from 31 October to 2 November 2018 in the lead-up to Artstate Bathurst. The Exchange will highlight the creative innovation taking place across NSW and discuss ways to build capacity and strengthen networks…

Q&A with Keynote Speaker Kresanna Aigner

2 weeks ago

Based in rural Scotland, Kresanna Aigner is the Artistic Director of the biennial Findhorn Bay Festival. She has previously worked across a spectrum of arts sector roles both in Scotland and Northern Island, including being the former Edinburgh Touring Circuit Coordinator, Audience Development & Event Manager for the Cathedral Quarter…

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