Rachel Ellis Inspires Bathurst

In Rachel Ellis’ exhibition showing at The Bathurst Regional Art Gallery from 8 June until 5 August 2018 we can see the results of her “Plein Air “ studies of the Bathurst region’s landscape and streetscapes and also some interiors of Haefliger’s Cottage at Hill End ,near Bathurst. Titled “Sustaining Light”, she says of her […]

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The 13 most beautiful places near Bathurst you should visit

In its early years of settlement Bathurst was actually a base for many of Australia’s first explorers. So it is quite apt that you are looking to use it as your point of origin. As you set out on your exploration of Bathurst’s surrounds, you will be walking in the footsteps of George Evans (the […]

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Bathurst Winter Winery Wander

What a splendid way to spend a Winter Sunday in the Bathurst region! The sun shone on verdant hills. Cattle stood, as if posing, against the cloudless skyline, as we wandered along the back roads of Bathurst, taking in previously unseen vistas. Six coaches transported 300 expectant participants to the different venues where our local […]

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The Hub Hosts A French Night

The Hub

Last Friday evening, Ross, at The Hub Espresso Bar and Eatery in Bathurst, hosted a magical evening of French styled Music, under the stars. With Veren Grigorov  on violin and Rob Shannon on  guitar, guests were treated to a lively rendition of both new and familiar jazz music, played not only with technical finesse, but […]

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New Year’s Eve Bathurst 2014 – 2015

The Bathurst community celebrated New Year with a family evening of picnics and fireworks at the Adventure Playground in Durham Street opposite the Bathurst Hospital.Thousands of children and parents were treated to a spectacular display of the sky lit with sparkles.Music was provided by several bands which added to the celebratory nature of the evening. […]

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The Mountain is ready to Roar

Mt Panorama

The Mountain is Ready to Roar From all around the globe endurance car drivers and their support teams are converging on Bathurst for the annual Liqui-Moly 12 hour endurance race to be held on Mount Panorama from the 7-9 February 2014. Millions of dollars worth of cars have been shipped to Bathurst this week for […]

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Bathurst Regional Art Gallery


Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Openings and Exhibitions 31st January – 16th March 2014 In one of the current exhibitions at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Geoffrey Weary has curated the works of ten contemporary artists who use film as a medium for expression. It is titled,” Striking Contrasts” and includes works by Angelica Mesiti , Jess […]

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Frock Star: Inside Australian Fashion Week


Frock Star: Inside Australian Fashion Week The Bathurst Regional Art Gallery’s current exhibition opened on Friday. It includes Frock Stars: Inside Australian Fashion Week. The opening night was great fun with lots of guests dressing up in past and present high fashion!! Many people took advantage of the offer to have a “glamour photograph” taken […]

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The day it snowed


The day it snowed Sorry about the lateness of this post. It took me awhile to get around to touching up these pictures. It was quite unseasonable weather right across the state during October. Many people in Bathurst made the most of it and visited the new Yetholme Snow Fields. I manged to get up […]

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Inland Sea of Sounds


Last week Bathurst played host to the amazing Inland Sea of Sounds (ISOS) festival. Musicians from around the world, including some wonderful local talent kept locals and visitors enthralled. From the musical mayhem of Greg Sheehan to the mesmerizing sounds of Jeff Lang, ISOS ensured our ears were utterly spoilt. My favorite activity had to […]

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