Special Open Day for School Jolidays

Fri 26 Apr 2019
Valley Heights Rail Museum 17b Tusculum Road Valle...
Be prepared for a COOL day out at the Museum and enjoy reduced admission as there will be no rides available today. All the other great exhibits will be open to the public, including the recently air-conditioned shop and café. Both model rooms will...

Family Movie Night - Fantastic Mr Fox

Fri 26 Apr 2019
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 30 Parke Street, K...
Grab a bag of popcorn and a hot chocolate and settle in for family movie night in front of our big outdoor cinema screen. Fantastic Mr Fox, the beloved Roald Dahl story brought to the life by director Wes Anderson, will screen in the Cultural Centre...

Junior Rangers: Cultural Appreciation

Selected Dates until Thu 10 Oct 2019
Fri 26 Apr 2019
NSW National Parks Blue Mountains Heritage Centre,...
Looking for a hands-on experience these school holidays? Come along to this cultural appreciation activity in Blue Mountains National Park. It's one of 5 Junior Ranger activities you can do in 2019. Are you interested in becoming a Junior Ranger? If...

Essential Bush Skills for Teens

Selected Dates until Thu 10 Oct 2019
Fri 26 Apr 2019
Meeting Point: Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Bla...
Ever wondered how to thrive in the bush? Learn some essential bush skills on this 2km walk for teens at Blackheath in Blue Mountains National Park. If you're a teen, come along and learn some essential skills that could help you thrive in the bush....

WilderQuest Spotlight Tour

Selected Dates until Fri 04 Oct 2019
Fri 26 Apr 2019
Meeting Point: Govetts Leap lookout
Shh! What was that? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Join our national parks ranger, for an exciting expedition under the stars. We'll discover the amazing creatures of the night on this easy 2hr tour. Get ready to tip-toe down the track amongst the moonlit...

Ironfest 2019 - "Once Apon a Time" 20th Anniversary

Daily (Sat 27 Apr - Sun 28 Apr 2019)
Tony Luchetti Show Ground, George Coates Street, Lithgow,...
The 20th annual Ironfest will be held at Lithgow Showground over the weekend of April 27 & 28 2019. Featuring art exhibitions, stalls, live music, street performance, historical re-enactments, blacksmithing demonstrations, workshops, automotive...

The Everly Brothers & The Rock ‘n’ Roll Legends of the 50s and 60s

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street,...
The magical sounds of The Everly Brothers will come alive again with internationally renowned and one of Australia’s most successful vocal duos, The Williams Brothers. Supported by their own multi award-winning band, The Shy Guys, this show is a non-stop...

Nature Drawn with Jody Graham

Selected Dates until Sat 04 May 2019
Sat 27 Apr 2019
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 30 Parke Street, K...
Nature Drawn explores & expands on the creative potential the natural world provides. In this 2 part workshop exhibiting artist Jody Graham will teach you how to construct your own drawing & painting tools. Experience the pleasure of using...

Chaika @ The Metropole

Sat 27 Apr 2019
The Metropole Upstairs for 'Metro Social' Cnr of...
Described as “spine-tingling” (Rhythms) and “extraordinary” (Fine Music FM), Chaika create worldly rhythmic textures inspired by Balkan vibrancy, Turkish markets, Celtic stories, and Australia’s own stunning landscapes. Fans have branded their genre...

The Big Fix Gala Fundraising Event

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Blackheath Golf and Community Club Brightlands Avenue...
At the Big Fix we’re getting excited about our upcoming Gala dinner featuring Opera favourites by lyric soprano Taryn Shroj. As well as entertainment by other talented local musicians, we’ll be showcasing the new social enterprise developed by young...

Tabletop Games Day 2019

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Springwood Library, Macquarie Road, Springwood
Get ready to unplug, go device-free, learn new games and play at Tabletop Games Day 2019 with the Gamesmasters from Afternoonified Games Emporium. A FREE event for all ages.

The Submarine Attack on Sydney Harbour - Peter Sweeney

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Katoomba Library, 30 Parke St, Katoomba
Peter served for 35 years in the Australian Army Reserve as an infantry officer and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was awarded the Reserve Force Decoration for his service. Peter is a military historian, battlefield guide and speaker...

Introduction to Block Carving and Print Making

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Lyttleton Stores 1 Badgery Crescent Lawson 2783
The clever and creative Little Rowan Redhead is leaving her Sydney studio to share her love of block carving and print making in this introductory 4 hour workshop. 
What to Expect: You will design and carve your own stamp block, with Little Rowan Redhead’s...

Springwood Foundation Day Festival

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Macquarie Road, Springwood
Celebrating our community and promoting local businesses, entertainment all day for the young and young at heart. Over 80 stalls food, fair and fun!!!!

Blue Mountains Library Mini Book Sale

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Springwood Library 104 Macquarie Road Springwood
A small sale of books of all sizes plus other pre-loved items.

Candle Making Workshop

Sun 28 Apr 2019
The Creative Fringe - Unit 6/51 York Jamisontown
Learn how to create your own candles - make 5 to take home on the day. Tickets at the website link.

Tarella Open Day

Sun 28 Apr 2019
99 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls
The Blue Mountains Historical Society’s 19th century cottage museum, Tarella, at Wentworth Falls, will be open for viewing. The current exhibition in the Sun Room Gallery, An Aerial Disaster for John Britty North, has been held over for another month,...

30th Anniversary Event at Valley Heights

Sun 28 Apr 2019
Valley Heights Rail Museum, 17 Tusculum Rd, Valley...
Share some time to reflect on the end of an era at Valley Heights. The 105 year old Roundhouse at the Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum saw many changes over its life as a railway Depot, for steam engines from 1914 until 1957, then electric until closure...

BigCi Open Day and Poetry

Sun 28 Apr 2019
82 Hanlons Road North, Bilpin
BigCi Open Day and ‘Poetry and Contemporary Art’ Workshop. 6 artists - painting, poetry, writing and photography, installation, performance. This Sunday, 28 April, 10am-4pm.

Archie Roach + Special Guest Sally Dastey (Tiddas) @ The Metropole - 2ND AND FINAL MATINEE SHOW ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

Sun 28 Apr 2019
The Metropole Cnr of Lurline and Gang Gang Streets...
1ST SHOW SOLD OUT! Australian singer-songwriter Archie Roach’s music speaks the stories of his people, of this land and of the human condition. His voice – uniquely Australian and undeniably universal – continues to resonate for us all. Archie emerged...

The Sydney Consort

Sun 28 Apr 2019
Blue Mountains Theatre & Community Hub, 104-10...
Music from the Bach father and son - Johann Sebastian, Wihelm Friedemann and Johann Christian and more music in the baroque style. The Sydney Consort play their music on a variety of instruments, flute, violin, harpsichord.

Landscape Painting with artist Tim Allen

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 26 Jun 2019
Wed 01 May
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 30 Parke Street, K...
This 9-week course will cover the many varied creative & technical approaches to the landscape painting tradition. Students will be able to work plein air (taking in the spectacular views from the Cultural Centre viewing platform) as well as from...

Art for Epilepsy

Daily (Wed 01 May - Fri 31 May 2019)
Australia Wide
Art for Epilepsy brings together the talented artists in support of those impacted by epilepsy in an online auction. We have a mixture of well established and prominent Australian artists, as well as emerging talent and up and coming artists. A broad...

Plan Ahead Days

Thu 02 May 2019
Katoomba Court House 5-7 Civic Pl, Katoomba
NSW Trustee & Guardian understand that things get in the say. Work, family commitments, or things around the house. That's why we regularly hold Plan Ahead Days near you at your convenience, where you can make or update your Will, Power of Attorney...

Be More Chill

Daily (Next Fri 03 May - Sat 11 May 2019)
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street,...
Broadway's latest cult sensation comes to Penrith thanks to the team at Penrith Musical Comedy Company. Jeremy Heere is just an average teenager. That is, until he finds out about “The Squip” a tiny supercomputer that promises to bring him everythin...

Blue Mountains National Park (Katoomba) – Temporary Track Closure

Daily (Fri 12 Apr - Sun 30 Jun 2019)
Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba
The following areas will be closed for walking track repairs: CLOSED: Furber Steps from below the Round Walk to Federal Pass junction OPEN: Round Walk Please refer to map attached. For further information, please call the NPWS Heritage Centre, Blackheath...

Sculpture Otherwise

Daily (Fri 12 Apr - Sun 05 May 2019)
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 30 Parke Street, K...
Sculpture Otherwise is an exhibition of small sculpture by the exhibiting artists participating in Sculpture at Scenic World in 2019. The indoor exhibition provides a fantastic opportunity for collectors and the public to purchase works by emerging,...

Sculpture at Scenic World 2019

Daily (Fri 12 Apr - Sun 12 May 2019)
Scenic World 1 Violet Street Katoomba NSW
Experience art like never before at Sculpture at Scenic World 2019. Set among the stunning Blue Mountains, Sculpture at Scenic World is Australia’s premier regional art exhibition which transforms the ancient rainforest into an outdoor gallery from...

Mountains of Stories 2019

Selected Dates until Sat 12 Oct 2019
Katoomba Library, 30 Parke Street, Katoomba Springwood...
Creative writing workshops. All day writing workshops. Julian Leatherdale - 13 April Springwood, 15 June Katoomba Lisa Chaplin - 24 August Springwood, 12 October Katoomba Ages 16+ Book and pay at any library branch or online.

Mayfield Autumn Festival

Daily (Sat 13 Apr - Sun 28 Apr 2019)
Mayfield Garden, 530 Mayfield Road, Oberon
Join us for the Mayfield Autumn Festival this 13 to 28 April 2019. Try your luck in the Mayfield Maze. Take the complimentary Hop-on-hop-off bus up to the Bluestone Chapel and the New Moss Creek Garden to view the garden from the highest point and enjoy...

Virtual Reality Canyoning Experience

Daily (Sat 13 Apr - Sun 28 Apr 2019)
Blue Mountains Heritage Centre Govetts Leap Rd Bla...
Experience one of the world’s most spectacular canyons using virtual reality! Use virtual reality goggles to explore Claustral Canyon when you visit Blue Mountains Heritage Centre in Blackheath. Get up close to spectacular waterfalls and wildlife i...

Nooroo Mt Wilson - Open Garden

Daily (Sat 13 Apr - Sun 26 May 2019)
Nooroo, Church Lane, Mt Wilson
Visit one of Australia's most famous gardens, open to the public each Autumn and Spring. Nooroo Mt Wilson in the Blue Mountains is one of Australia’s best known gardens. Established in 1880, Nooroo is famous for its wisteria court and it’s beautifu...

WilderQuest Wondrous Waterbugs

Selected Dates until Mon 30 Sep 2019
Meeting Point: Wilson Park, Falls Road, Wentworth...
Did you know that waterbugs are very important to our waterways? Find out more about these wondrous critters these school holidays. Come on a WilderQuest adventure in Blue Mountains National Park. Grade: Easy. Suitable for children 5 to 12 years. Al...

Temporary Closure Overcliff Track at Wentworth Falls

Every  Week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Fri 28 Jun 2019
Fri 26 Apr 2019
Overcliff Track Wentworth Falls
National Parks & Wildlife Service advise that from Tues 16th April – Friday 28th June, 2019 the following track will be closed for walking track repairs (Tues – Fridays) only: CLOSED: Overcliff Track The track will be open Saturday - Monday. Please...

Autumn Holiday Workshops at Penrith Regional Gallery

Daily (Tue 16 Apr - Fri 26 Apr 2019)
Penrith Regional Gallery, Home of the Lewers Bequest...
Each school holidays The Gallery runs a program of workshops for children aged up to 12, starting at 10am and themed around current exhibitions. The autumn school holiday workshops will celebrate just that – the warmth and colour of the season with...

Autumn School Holiday Workshops @ Penrith Regional Gallery

Daily (Tue 16 Apr - Fri 26 Apr 2019)
Penrith Regional Gallery 86 River Rd Emu Plains
Join us at the Gallery these school holidays for a series of workshops themed around the colours of autumn! Suitable for ages 3+ to 12, all materials are supplied and we welcome all skill levels. t is a great opportunity to get creative and develop...

Kids Corner - April School Holidays at Blaxland Library

Selected Dates until Fri 26 Apr 2019
Blaxland Library, 33 Hope St, Blaxland
School holiday activities, bookings now open.

Life Drawing - Artists Practice 6 Week Course - DATE CHANGE: New date is Tuesday 16th APRIL 2019

Every  Week on Tuesday until Tue 28 May 2019
Tue 30 Apr
Lyttleton Stores Badgery Crescent Lawson
This 6 week untutored group session of life drawing is for anyone who has their own creative practice, happy to be self guided throughout the evening. Please bring your own chosen medium and paper or preferred working surface. In the colder months we...

WilderQuest Tree Painting and Art Day

Selected Dates until Tue 08 Oct 2019
NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre End of Govetts...
Get creative these school holidays. Join in the WilderQuest fun of tree painting at Blackheath in Blue Mountains National Park. Guided by an Aboriginal NPWS ranger, you'll use natural ochres and draw on your imagination to make some amazing art in...

Art Workshops for Kids these Holidays

Daily (Wed 17 Apr - Sat 27 Apr 2019)
Ebb & Flow Studio 18 Bellevue Road Faulconbri...
Easter Holiday Art Workshops for 10 - 17 yr olds : Wednesday April 17 Features Native American Spirit Horses - in Chalk Pastels 9.30am - 12.30pm You will be amazed with the finish chalk pastels can give. Such a beautiful soft and forgiving medium...

Cultural Art Day for Teens

Selected Dates until Fri 04 Oct 2019
Meeting Point: Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Bla...
If you're a creative teen interested in Aboriginal culture, book for this art activity at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Blackheath. Led by an Aboriginal Discovery ranger, get ready to be inspired! Join an Aboriginal Discovery ranger and do some tree...

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