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What's On


Blue Mountains Australia's What's On calendar is packed with activities and events from major festivals & entertainment through to fetes and open gardens. Promotion of local events is a free service.

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January 2017

Red Riding Hood - A Musical Pantomime

Daily (Tue 17 Jan - Sun 22 Jan 2017)
Norman Lindsay Gallery 14 Norman Lindsay Cres Faulconbridge
Directed by Sara DeVries Join Little Red Riding Hood on the panto-adventure of a lifetime! Follow her as she journeys deep into the heart of the...

January Dance Camp Leura

Daily (Tue 17 Jan - Thu 19 Jan 2017)
Magic in Motion Studios, Britain St, Leura
Run by qualified teachers in a fully fitted out studio with sprung floors and mirrors in Leura. A fun way to spend the holidays! TUESDAY 17TH...

WilderQuest Bug Hunt Adventure

Tue 17 Jan 2017
Meeting Point: NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Blackheath, at the end...
Are you keen to learn all about bugs these school holidays? Join in the WilderQuest fun in the Blue Mountains area and explore the many types...

Grand Canyon Track, Blackheath – Under Construction

Daily (Mon 15 Aug - Sun 30 Apr 2017)
Grand Canyon, Blue Mountains National Park Blackheath
The Grand Canyon Track immediately below Evans Lookout will be under construction Monday to Friday each week. The Grand Canyon Track is open to visitors, however,...

Mountain Explorers - Children’s Self-guided Trail

Daily (Thu 01 Sep - Tue 28 Feb 2017)
Visitor Centre, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Every day through Spring and Summer Follow the map to explore the Garden, find the five trail stops and enjoy fun hands-on activities. Learn about some...

Abstract Reality: Alice Sciberras

Daily (Fri 02 Dec - Mon 27 Feb 2017)
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest 86 River Road Emu...
Showcasing the photographic works of Alice Sciberras, this exhibition explores the transformation of everyday objects into patterns of abstractions.

Mandy Martin: Homeground

Daily (Sat 03 Dec - Sun 26 Feb 2017)
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, 86 River Road Emu...
This twenty year survey exhibition concentrates on Mandy Martin’s deep unease about the landscape in which we live. Environmental issues relating to water security, the impact...

The Lady and The Unicorn: Arthur Boyd and Peter Porter

Daily (Thu 15 Dec - Sun 26 Feb 2017)
Penrith Regional Gallery River Road Emu Plains
For The Lady and The Unicorn, the second project with Peter Porter, Arthur Boyd produced 24 bold and evocative etchings in response to Porter's reinterpretation of...

Stones & Bones Tour - No Grownups Please!

Daily (Sat 17 Dec - Sun 29 Jan 2017)
Jenolan Caves
This is an imaginative geological discovery tour, to find fossils and bones hidden deep inside Jenolan Caves. You can wear one of our helmets, to visit...

Mountain Treasures: Trees and Water – A photographic exhibition by Peter Hill

Daily (Sat 17 Dec - Sun 26 Feb 2017)
Visitor Centre, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
This exhibition by Katoomba based photographer Peter Hill features photographs shot exclusively in the Blue Mountains. Several years in the making, the images reflect the moods...

Summer Exhibition at Gallery Blackheath

Daily (Fri 06 Jan - Sun 05 Mar 2017)
44 Govetts Leap Road Blackheath
Details at the website link.

New Year Art Exhibition at Lyttleton Stores 6 January – 2 February

Daily (Fri 06 Jan - Thu 02 Feb 2017)
Lyttleton Stores, 1 Badgery Cres, Lawson
In Atelier of Lyttleton Stores, 1 Badgery Cres, Lawson, a new art exhibition “Genre Painting” opened on Friday 6 January. The painter is local Lawson artist,...

"Wilderness and the West" - An Exhibition by John Caldwell

Daily (Sat 07 Jan - Sun 22 Jan 2017)
Day Fine Art, Colonial to Contemporary...
Though the exhibition 'Wilderness and the West' at Day Fine Art has been created in the past two years, it can be said it has been...

Community Fishing

Every  Week on Tuesday until Tue 19 Dec 2017
Tue 17 Jan, Tue 24 Jan, Tue 31 Jan, Tue 07 Feb
Sydney International Regatta Centre, Gate A, Old Castlereagh Rd Penrith
Catch and release fishing program. Supervised by NSW Department of Primary Industries Fish Care volunteers. Shore-based fishing, BYO equipment, including barbless hooks, BYO bait such as...

Geshe Sherab – Public Talk: Staying Sane in Chaos

Wed 18 Jan 2017
Kunsang Yeshe Centre, 137 Narrow Neck Road, Katoomba
Feeling pressure, stress or anxiety can bring an experience of emotional upheaval that causes us to say or do something that only adds fuel to the...

Kids in the Kitchen @ Panthers

Selected Dates until Wed 25 Jan 2017
Wed 18 Jan 2017
Panthers World of Entertainment, Penrith
Join expert chefs as they show kids fun ways to make food. Kids will make their own lunch! The class will take place in TC's Sports...

Echo Sessions @ The Lookout Echo Point

Every  Week on Saturday, Sunday until Sun 30 Apr 2017
Sat 21 Jan, Sun 22 Jan 2017
The Lookout, Echo Point
Looking for live music, good food and wine with one of the most impressive views in the Blue Mountains? The Lookout Echo Point is hosting the...

Penrith Showground Market

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 27 Dec 2017
Wed 18 Jan, Wed 25 Jan, Wed 01 Feb, Wed 08 Feb
Penrith Showground Station Street Penrith
Penrith's only weekday market! Penrith's Showground market has approximately 250-300 stalls selling products ranging from plants, fruit & vegetables, clothing, lingerie, tools, craft supplies, car supplies,...

Joey The Magician @ Panthers

Thu 19 Jan 2017
Panthers Penrith, 123 Mulgoa Rd, Penrith
Kids will be mesmerised by Joey the Magician this school holidays. Joey will perform his clever magic tricks and kids will be in stitches from all...

Lloyd Cole - The Retrospective – Playing the Lloyd Cole Songbook 1983 – 1996

Thu 19 Jan 2017
The Clarendon Guesthouse 68 Lurline Street Katoomba
The Retrospective - playing the Lloyd Cole songbook 1983-1996 - will see Cole performing songs exclusively from this classic period, spanning his time as the lead...

Decorate Garden Tools

Thu 19 Jan 2017
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest 86 River Rd Emu...
Design and paint your own garden tools. Go on a private detective tour of our gorgeous heritage garden before heading to the studios to decorate your...

Living Culture

Selected Dates until Thu 19 Jan 2017
Thu 19 Jan
Meeting point: Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Blackheath
Looking for a fun activity for the whole family? Join an Aboriginal NPWS ranger for a fantastic hands-on experience as you discover traditional Aboriginal tools, weapons,...

Community Cafe @ MMNC

Every  Week on Thursday until Thu 25 May 2017
Thu 19 Jan, Thu 26 Jan, Thu 02 Feb
Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre Mid Mountains Community Centre 9 New Street...
Every Thursday, get together with locals for a cuppa, cake and a chat!

Go Your Own Way: The Story of Christine McVie

Fri 20 Jan 2017
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High St Penrith
Be swept away by the intriguing story of Fleetwood Mac's most famous songbird this summer! Catch the buzz of the festive season with a summer night...

Geshe Sherab – Public Talk: Simplicity, Patience, Compassion

Fri 20 Jan 2017
Kunsang Yeshe Centre, 137 Narrow Neck Road, Katoomba
Living in a modern materialistic world can be complicated; unrealistic expectations can cause frustration; self-absorption breeds disconnection. Be reminded how to simplify, feed both heart and...

Landscape Painting

Fri 20 Jan 2017
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest 86 River Rd Emu...
Get painting this school holidays! Spend the morning developing your painting skills. Using acrylic paint on canvas, participants will create their own landscape inspired by...

Paper Flower Making

Fri 20 Jan 2017
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest 86 River Rd Emu...
Create with paper! This workshop will unveil the mysteries of making paper flowers by using tissue paper, origami paper and recycled materials. Participants will create textured...

Crafty Kids at Panthers

Fri 20 Jan 2017
Penrith Panthers 123 Mulgoa Road Penrith
Get crafty these school holidays! Bring your friends along and try your hand at being a crafty kid. The class will include plaster fun, sand art...

The Leura Shakespeare Festival

Selected Dates until Sun 29 Jan 2017
Fri 20 Jan, Sat 21 Jan, Sun 22 Jan, Fri 27 Jan, Sat 28 Jan, Sun 29 Jan
Everglades Garden Theatre, 37 Everglades Avenue, Leura
Julius Caesar & Antony and Cleopatra Directed by Michael Pigott and Damien Ryan Sport for Jove’s acclaimed Summer Shakespeare Season, now in it’s 8th successful year,...

Bilpin Markets

Every  Week on Saturday until Sat 18 Feb 2017
Sat 21 Jan, Sat 28 Jan, Sat 04 Feb
Bilpin Community Hall Bells Line of Road Bilpin
Every Saturday 10am to 12noon @ Bilpin Community Hall. Stalls selling community based food, craft, flowers and bric-a-brac. Everyone welcome.

Inclusive Walking

Every  Week on Friday, Monday until Mon 29 May 2017
Fri 20 Jan, Mon 23 Jan 2017
Meet at: Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre Mid Mountains Community Centre 9...
Walk with locals for 45-60 minutes in local streets in the Mid Mountains. Meeting at the MMNC, Monday and Friday mornings 9:15am for a 9:30 start.

Chair Yoga for Beginners

Every  Week on Friday until Fri 26 May 2017
Fri 20 Jan, Fri 27 Jan, Fri 03 Feb
Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre Mid Mountains Community Centre 9 New Street...
Fridays at MMNC Lawson, based on traditional Hatha yoga, 11:00am - 12:00pm.

Playgroup at Lawson Anglican Church

Every  Week on Friday until Fri 26 May 2017
Fri 20 Jan, Fri 27 Jan, Fri 03 Feb
Lawson Anglican Church
Lawson Anglican Church holds a playgroup every Friday morning between 9:30am and 11:30am. Come along with your baby/ toddler and enjoy a friendly environment with other...

MOUSEterChef - Tails of 3 Blind Mice

Every  Week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday until Sun 29 Jan 2017
Fri 20 Jan, Sat 21 Jan 2017
GingerBread House Katoomba; 56 Waratah Street, Katoomba
13-29 January 2017; Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 3 Blind Mice in the MOUSEterChef kitchen… what could possibly happen? You know the song… Three blind...

FourWinds (Ireland) Live in Concert

Sat 21 Jan 2017
Metropole Guesthouse Lounge, Upstairs (lift available) Cnr of Lurline and Gang...
Deeply rooted in the tradition, FourWinds produce an exciting landscape of tunes and lyrics that present Irish traditional music in a modern and creative context. Their...

Midsummer Nights - Landmarks in Conversation

Sat 21 Jan 2017
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
Join Paul Brinkman, Director of Blue Mountains Cultural Centre for an evening In Conversation with Anthony Bond OAM, Curator of Landmarks and former Director Curatorial at...

The Buzz on Native Bees – Australian Native Bees of the Sydney, Blue Mountains & Illawarra Regions

Sat 21 Jan 2017
Waratah Education Centre, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Join Megan Halcroft PhD to learn about bees and how they drive biodiversity and support food security. While most bees live solitary lives and don’t store...


Daily (Sat 21 Jan - Sun 19 Mar 2017)
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Parke Street Katoomba
Featuring works from the John Kaldor Family Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales Christo & Jeanne-Claude Simryn Gill Andy Goldsworthy Andreas Gursky Richard...

Geshe Sherab: Facing Reality

Daily (Sat 21 Jan - Sun 22 Jan 2017)
Kunsang Yeshe Centre, 137 Narrow Neck Road, Katoomba
The key to achieving happiness and creating a meaningful life is self-knowledge. Learn how to dispel misguided notions of self and embrace the world from a...

Lady Luck Festival 2017

Sat 21 Jan 2017
The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
The Lady Luck Festival was formed in 2009, created for the rockabilly and vintage enthusiasts, showcasing 'customs and culture' from the fabulous 1950's. BY DAY, think...

Roving Rangers at Wentworth Falls

Selected Dates until Sat 21 Jan 2017
Sat 21 Jan
Wentworth Falls Picnic Area, Blue Mountains National Park
If you're at Wentworth Falls picnic area in January, come up and say 'hi' to our NPWS roving rangers. They can answer your questions about Blue...

NSW Schools’ Reconciliation Challenge Exhibition

Selected Dates until Sat 18 Feb 2017
Sat 21 Jan 2017
Woodford Academy 90-92 Great Western Highway, Woodford (on street parking available...
The National Trust (NSW) and the NSW Reconciliation Council (NSWRC) have joined forces to present this state-wide tour of the sixteen award-winning artworks selected as the...

Andy Irvine & Luke Plumb - Australian tour 2017

Sun 22 Jan 2017
Kindlehill Performance Space 8 Lake Street Wentworth Falls, NSW 2782
The names Andy Irvine and Luke Plumb really need no introduction. Andy Irvine, the consummate travelling troubadour, following in the steps of Woody Guthrie, combining amazing...

Springwood Growers Market

Monthly on the 4th Sunday
Sun 22 Jan 2017
Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub 104-108 Macquarie Road Springwood
Fresh is Best! 4th Sunday of each month (3rd Sunday in December).

Tarana Community Farmers Market

Monthly on the 4th Sunday
Sun 22 Jan 2017
Fire Shed, below Tarana Hotel, Main Street, Tarana
4th Sunday of the month. Come along and join in the fun of our Community Farmers Market. Seasonal fruit and vegetables, lamb, pork, beef, jams, wine,...

Astronomy Night: Secrets of the Stars

Tue 24 Jan 2017
Govetts Leap Lookout, Blue Mountains National Park
Join an NPWS ranger to find out about the starry night sky over Blackheath, and hear some ancient stories about the constellations. Have you ever wondered...

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Tue 24 Jan 2017
Penrith Panthers 123 Mulgoa Road Penrith
Get creative these school holidays! Join in on the fun at this Build-A-Bear workshop. Together with Lil Buttercream Cub and Lil Vanilla Bean Cub you will...


Selected Dates until Sat 28 Jan 2017
Tue 24 Jan 2017
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High St Penrith
A fun-packed summer festival adventure just for kids! Each day miniFEST begins with the funniest imitators of sheep on the planet - all the way from...

Printmaking School Holiday Program with Local Artist Freedom Wilson

Wed 25 Jan 2017
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
Suitable for 6 – 11 years. Unleash your creative side this school holiday and learn the art of printmaking with local artist Freedom Wilson. In this...

Australia Day with the Australian Gnome Convention

Thu 26 Jan 2017
Glenbrook Park, Glenbrook
Australia Day at Glenbrook Park is a 'Family Fun' day with activities including children's rides, amusements and a free activities 'tent', For the adults there...

Springwood Australia Day Festival

Thu 26 Jan 2017
Springwood Public School oval, De Chair Ave entrance, Springwood
2 stages, with non stop music from local performers, dancers, bands, and singers, rides for the kids including pony rides, food stalls, markets stalls, raffles, facepainting,...

Australia Day at Panthers

Thu 26 Jan 2017
Penrith Panthers 123 Mulgoa Road Penrith
Celebrate Australia Day with fun and entertainment! Bring the family along to Penrith Panthers to celebrate Australia Day 2017. There will be carnival rids and...

World Degustation Dinner @ The Hydro Majestic

Fri 27 Jan 2017
The Hydro Majestic Hotel, Medlow Bath
Indulge in a spectacular feast for the senses when The Hydro Majestic presents a World Degustation Dinner with special live Jazz entertainment. This is a unique...

NOTICE: Glow Worm Track, Wollemi National Park – Bridge Replacement

Daily (Fri 27 Jan - Fri 07 Apr 2017)
Glow Worm Track Wollemi National Park
Please note that the Glow Worm Tunnel Track (between Glow Worm Tunnel Road carpark and junction of Pagoda Track) will be closed between the above dates...

Meet & Share with Other Organic Backyard Growers: Lyttleton Gardens

Fri 27 Jan 2017
Lyttleton Gardens of Lyttleton Stores, 1 Badgery Cres, Lawson
This event is for beginners and experienced growers alike, and will occur at Lyttleton Gardens of Lyttleton Stores, 1 Badgery Cres, Lawson. It is an opportunity...

Camino Dinners

Selected Dates until Fri 24 Nov 2017
Fri 27 Jan 2017
CAMINO DINNERS Friday 27 January 2017 - then held on Fridays 24 February, 28 April, 26 May, 30 June, 29 September, 27 October, 24 November 2017....

Astronomy Night - Black Holes

Sat 28 Jan 2017
Western Sydney University Penrith Campus Building AO Great Western HWY Werrington...
Black Holes are the greediest consumers of the universe! They have such a large gravitational pull that if you get too close, nothing can escape them...

Chinese Lunar New Year

Sun 29 Jan 2017
The Hydro Majestic Hotel, Medlow Bath
Welcome the Year of the Rooster with a big bang! Enjoy the sights, sounds and flavours of Asia when the Hydro hosts a street food...

7 Week Calligraphy Course

Every  Week on Tuesday until Tue 14 Mar 2017
Tue 31 Jan, Tue 07 Feb
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
Tuesdays 31 January – 14 March Suitable for beginners & intermediate level Learn to control a soft brush on rice paper and use it to form...
Against The Grain Against The Grain Against The Grain A Craftsmans Touch to Every Home

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