Come and create a FREE lantern for the illuminate Bathurst opening night parade for Bathurst's 200th birthday celebrations!

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The title, Living Legend, recognises the achievements of those individuals and the way they have contributed positively to the local community. They are proven leaders amongst their peers and possess a drive to promote the positive qualities of council, the community and local businesses.



There are countless personal stories with a link to Bathurst and we hope you will share yours with us so we may publish it as part of a collection that shows the spirit of giving, the unique characters, important personal and public milestones and cherished memories that form the fabric of our community. To read the personal stories of others with a link to Bathurst visit Tell us your story collection.

A sea of outdoor artworks will fill the Courthouse lawn during May as Bathurst People in Time: a peoplescape is staged. This community art project celebrates the contributions of Bathurst people from all walks of life over the past 200 years as painted on 200 life-size two-dimensional person-shaped figures.

Who would you like to add to the list? If you didn't get the chance to nominate, here is your chance to recognise someone who has contributed to the making of Bathursts history.

pdfNomination Form

Mail completed nomination form to: Bathurst People in Time, Bathurst Arts Council, PO Box 452, Bathurst NSW 2795 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information please contact Bathurst Arts Council on 6332 2825 or Jan Page on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.







There's a lot to look forward to in 2015 and plenty of ways to get involved as we celebrate Bathurst's bicentenary - we have many endorsed events already on our 2015 calendar and lots of programs and projects planned to bring the community together throughout 2015.


Join the excitement of Bathurst's bicentenary celebrations.
Apply to have your event, program or project endorsed as part of the official program of Bathurst 200 events.