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Short Self Guided Historical Walks

1890s Annandale, Federation Annandale, Annandale's Great War, 1920s Annandale, 1930s Annandale, Short Walk Books by Marghanita da Cruz Paperbacks at Annandale Village Newsagency, Johnston St.
Also eBooks and more information

What's on in the Neighbourhood


Time of Ngoonungi
Murrai'yunggory (cool, getting warmer) September - October ...more

Naturalisation of White's Creek and Johnston's Creek

Sydney Water is investigating a section of Johnstons Creek, Annandale as it is in need of repair...www.sydneywatertalk.com.au/johnstonscreek

Sydney Water is investigating a section of White's Creek, Annandale as it is in need of repair...www.sydneywatertalk.com.au/whitescreek

Street at Twilight

Public Transport Survey

The Greens have established a series of surveys for people to have their say about New South Wales transport and help us in our work uncovering problems with the system and attending to people’s needs.


Annandale Galleries Present


Bark paintings & ceremonial poles, works on found materials from NE Arnhemland
Opening reception for the artists Wednesday 21st September 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Exhibition Tue-Sat 11am-5pm 14 September - 15 October
110 Trafalgar St. more


Wracked - sculpture/paintings on found objects
opening reception for the artists
Wednesday 21st September 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Exhibition Tue-Sat 11am-5pm 14 September - 15 October 2016
110 Trafalgar St Annandale. more

Sydney Fringe, Annandale

Stencil Art Prize Exhibition

art gallery

Presented by: Stencil Art Prize ()
Featuring 84 stencil artists from 21 countries, the Stencil Art Prize is the world’s largest and longest running stencil event. Exhibition is free and open from Wednesday to Sundays, 11am – 6pm. Visit our website for artists talk details. All artworks are for sale at the gallery and online at www.stencilartprize.com

The 2016 Stencil Art Prize encompasses nearly every stencil making method on the planet including hand drawn and hand cut stencils, computer generated stencil layers, silk screen stencils and screen printing processes, collage and mixed media stencils, spray paint techniques, water colour, ink and more.
Participating countries include Argentina, Australia, Canada, Columbia, Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Spain, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey and the United States.

Highlights of the 2016 Stencil Art Prize include Pablo Ursua’s 3D painting of a dinosaur with 3D glasses for viewing (Spain). R. Nuage’s intricate and delicate hand cut paper stencil (France). Ralf Kempken’s beautiful stencil based optical illusions (Australia). Tinku’s haunting painting that uses salt and soil gathered from countries hit by state violence and discrimination to pay tribute to them (Guatemala). Leviathan Crew’s dream-like train scene painted on a section of a wooden desk (Czech Republic).

FREE STENCIL ART PRIZE EVENTS Full details at www.stencilartprize.com
• Opening night drinks on Monday 5 September at 6pm
• Winner’s Announcement - the winner of the $5000 prize will be announced on Sunday 11 September at 2pm, all welcome.
• Free artist talks timetable and audio description tour –various dates, see website for details
6:00pm - 8:30 pm Mon 5 Sep 2016
11am- 6pm Wed-Sun 7-11 Sep 2016
11am- 6pm Wed-Sun 14-18 Sep2016
11am-6pm Wed-Sun 21-25 Sep 2016
Non Ticketed Event
Off-Broadway Festival Hub, 74 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Annandale (more)

art gallery

Chico Cristobal ‘Geometricity’ Solo Exhibition

19-24 September 2016
Opening Wednesday 21st October 6pm-8pm
"A strangeness hidden within the familiar and a familiarity hidden within the strange"
Immerse yourself in a unique artistic experience courtesy of Chico Cristobal’s engaging geometric paintings that explore the cycles of life and mystery of the creative soul. These works emit an almost hypnotic energy, inspiring a reverence usually reserved for religious art. Don’t miss it.
Wednesday-Friday:12pm-7pm, Saturday:10am-5pm
Tetch Gallery, 245 Parramatta Road, Annandale

two men and cardboard cutout character on street"What do Angle Grinders and Household Doors have to do with Art?"

Talk and Drinks with Jonathan Hardy.
Director of Tetch Gallery, Jonathan Hardy introduces the philosophy behind his industrial art practice. A fitter machinist by trade, his featured works - sporting angle-grinder markings, food colouring, spray-paint, etc - act as urban canvases; revealing an exploration of trade and industrial based techniques and the artistic relevance they can have to the classic DIY Aussie identity.
3-5pm Sunday 25 September
Light Refreshments Provided, Free Event
Please RSVP:Email: tetchgallery@gmail.com
Mobile: 0404 732 645

Tetch Gallery Fringe Festival Group show

26 September - 1 October
Tetch Gallery, 245 Parramatta Road, Annandale

Albert & Jameson: A Play with Vampires

Presented by: The Dire Theatre (NSW)
Join the worlds most infuriating immortals, the vampires Albert and Jameson, as they struggle to grapple with life's three big "E's"; eternity, enraged peasants and each other. Following a very public, very audible blunder by Albert at the birthday festivities of the young prince, the paltry pair are forced in to hibernation for a century of so. They awake in the modern world only to discover that living in the age of Facebook, television and smart phones is about as tolerable as an eternity of one another's company...more
8.30pm Thursday 22 September, Friday 23 September, Saturday 24 September 2016
Off-Broadway Festival Hub
74 Pyrmont Bridge Road Annandale


Presented by: dLux MediaArts (NSW)
Where digital art meets fashion, sound and technology.
sARTorial is a spectacle of the senses where technology and fashion collide. Part fashion show and part art exhibition, this one night event showcases some of Australia’s leading artists and designers in the field of fashion, technology, digital art, industrial art and sound engineering.
This year’s sARTorial performance is based around the four sensory elements of light, sound, movement and touch. Drawing on these elements, the artists and designers will collaborate to create one-off wearable pieces using the latest trending design technologies and interactive techniques.
The event ambassador is Erica Gray, an artist who is internationally recognised as one of the leading figures in the field of wearable arts. She has won several awards for her sculptural pieces and artworks both within Australia and New Zealand. Not unfamiliar to Sydney Fringe, art collective Purple Moustacho will return to invigorate audiences with their surreal and visually striking artworks that explore themes of gender, sexuality and consumerism.
7:00pm Wednesday 21 September 2016
Off-Broadway Festival Hub, 74 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Annandale (more)

Sweet Smell Port

Presented by: Cheng Tang (NSW)
The much anticipated sequel to "I'm a Massive Cheap Drunk"**, Sweet Smell Port introduces a new talent to the scene.**was not a real show, ever
7pm Thursday 22 September - Saturday 24 September 2016
Off-Broadway Festival Hub, 74 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Annandale (more)

TOHU :: Two premiers by Omer & Sharon Backley-Astrachan

Presented by: FlyBear Studio (Dance)
TOHU by FlyBear Studio presents two exciting new works by independent choreographers Omer & Sharon Backley-Astrachan.
TOHU - a physical journey that explores the universal behavior of humankind. Through the research of cycles and patterns in the universe and the 'natural world', Omer and Sharon Backley-Astrachan strive to make sense of our most enigmatic behaviors.
In a chaotic world, full of passion and art, full of hatred and racism, full of people we love, diversity and beauty, it is truly important to understand our common grounds. Understanding our connections and parallels, as apposed to our disparity and differences, and sooner rather than later.
8:30pm Tuesday 20 September 2016
7:00pm Sunday 25 September 2016
Off-Broadway Festival Hub, 74 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Annandale (more)

Loaded Dog Folk Club

24th September - Martin Pearson (Vic) + Cathy Rytmeister

Martin is the world's funniest male, long-haired, Victorian, piscean folk singer. Formerly of the act "Martin Pearson", Martin has rose to fame like a dead pigeon in a water tank. Martin plays the fool in B sharp. With support from Cathy who would love to give up her day job and spend more time singing, playing and songwriting but the need to eat is likely to keep her from that decision for a few years yet. She started playing guitar and singing at around the age of 12 and has indulged in music as a hobby ever since, fitting it in around the aforementioned day job and her union and other political activism. She's progressed from teenage years busking with pops songs, through playing Irish tunes with work colleagues and calling dances with a bush band, to finding a happy conjunction of singing and activism with Sydney choirs Solidarity and Ecopella. She also likes to hang out at folk festival singing sessions and has even penned the odd (VERY odd!) parody. Now she's taking her chances in a solo performance at her favourite folk club.

24th September, Loaded Dog
Back Hall, (disability access), Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St, 8pm (doors open 7.40pm), $18/20, BYO, supper available. Bookings & enquiries - Sandra (02) 9358 4886

22nd October - Sydney Trade Union Choir & Tom Bridges (1 hour each)
26th November - Danny Spooner (Vic) + Ruby & Daisy

More information at http://jam.org.au/moxie/events/sydneyeast/Dog-june-2016.shtml

walk to workWalk to Work Day

Friday 7 October 2016
People who walk before or during work are generally healthier, more productive and less likely to be sick or absent. It's in the best interests of all individuals and organisations to build walking into their daily routine and support the Walk to Work program...more

Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata

Paul Stender on Cello and Chris Cartner on Piano
3pm Sunday 9 October 2016
Hunter Baillie Church, cnr Collins and Johnston St
Tickets $20/25 more information at www.resonance.net.au

Five Women working on their craft Project Annandale Craft Group

The Annandale Craft Group meets 11am-2pm Fridays at the Annandale Community Centre... more


Forest Lodge was the Southern part of the Toxteth estate, which extended to Orphan's School Creek, which flowed from what is now the Cricket Ground of Sydney University at the Southern end of Ross Street...more

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