Bathurst Arts Council | Murder, but all in good fun

CAST: Murder mystery.
CAST: Murder mystery.

BATHURST Theatre Company is planning a bigger year in 2018, including the return of their fun murder mystery plays in partnership with Mountain Murder Mysteries.

There’s a free reading of two of new murder mystery scripts tonight at 6.30pm at BMEC.

BTC is also taking on a paid part-time creative producer next year to push along all areas of production, marketing and script development.

They’re looking for someone who is organised with a passion for theatre and performance. Details on their Facebook page, applications close December 10.

Contact Chris O’Rourke at or 0417 674 549.

New exhibitions at the gallery

BATHURST Regional Art Gallery takes us a whole new direction with the three exhibitions opening this Friday night at 6pm and running over summer. 

James Capper is a pioneering young British artist who uses engineering to create mobile sculptures that walk, crawl and move across the earth.  

Montages: The Full Cut, 1999-2015 Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg is eight montage films by these long-time collaborators.

Exhibited together for the first time, these works span 16 years of their collaborative practice.

The gallery is also showing favourite items from the collection in [Un]packed with insights into how these valuable artworks are cared for and stored.

The T.arts Gallery Christmas Preview is a special exhibition of great local art for Christmas, running right up to December 24 in Bathurst Chase.

Hoping for sunny Sunday evening

FINGERS crossed for fine weather on Sunday night for the annual Carols by Candlelight. Mitchell Con have lined up a full evening of Christmas music to sing along to from 7-9pm.

The Fish River Festival is on Sunday from 11am-7pm at O’Connell. Line-up includes Drew McAllister, Smith and Jones, The Safety of Life at Sea, Lueth Ajak, Oconic and more.

Also Sunday is Down The Rabbit Hole, Promenade Dance School’s end-of-year concert 2-5pm at BMEC.