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Left Wingers and Bohemians of 20th Century Sydney

Left Wingers and Bohemians of 20th Century Sydney

Date & Time

July 8, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Archaeologist Wayne Johnson will be focusing on the 20th century, with mentions of the art-cinema in the 1930s, touching on the Communists and ASIO but with an emphasis on the 1950s-1970s left wing push and the likes of Robert Hughes, Germaine Greer, Margaret Fulton etc.

A lot of this centers on the Newcastle Hotel, one of Sydney’s best-known bohemian hotels, the haunt of artists, actors, entertainers and journalists. On the corner of George Street and Sussex Street.

Event Organiser: City of Sydney Historical Association (COSHA)

Date: Saturday, 8th July 2023

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street,
Henry Carmichael Theatre, Level 1

Cost:  Members $5, Visitors $10. Booking not required, please pay at the door.

CONTACT COSHA for more info.

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Date & Time

July 8, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Pitt Street, Sydney NSW, Australia

Henry Carmichael Theatre

280 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000

Level 1


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