Tuesday 30 June

Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Wednesday 1 July

Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Thursday 2 July

Make a toy theatre and stick puppets for your very own puppet show.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Make a toy theatre and stick puppets for your very own puppet show.

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Tuesday 7 July

Learn how to sew by hand by creating your own toy monster softie to take home at this workshop designed for both boys and girls.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

More
Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

More
Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Wednesday 8 July

Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

More
Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

More
Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Thursday 9 July

Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

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Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

More
Tuesdays 30 June & 7 July, Wednesdays 1, 8 July & Thursdays 2, 9 July 11am - 2pm

Drop in and be inspired by the past residents of our places such as convicts, soldiers and servants. Make a finger puppet or bring in a sock to create your own hand puppet.

More

Make a toy theatre and stick puppets for your very own puppet show.

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Friday 10 July

Be inspired by the stories of the Hyde Park Barracks Museum and create your own claymation animation.

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Saturday 11 July

Celebrate NAIDOC week at Rouse Hill House & Farm and join local Darug elders as they share stories and their cultural knowledge of traditional woodcarving.

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Sunday 19 July

The sun is up and it’s time for kids to have fun and muck in to get the chores done.

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Saturday 25 July

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Join us for two days of play, entertainment and creativity as we celebrate ‘Toys Through Time’ at our Toy Festival.

Pack a picnic and bring the family along to Rouse Hill House & Farm for a weekend of fun for all ages!

Ride a billycart down the historic Old Windsor Road, jump on a mini train, meet our roving stilt performers, Madame Absynthe and Mr Farthing, and try your hand at kite flying.

Colourful comic book graphic from Ginger Meggs comic, Meggs rides a plane Free tour
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Members are invited to join curator Anna Cossu for a tour of the new exhibition at the Museum of Sydney, Ginger Meggs: Australia’s Favourite Boy.

Sunday 26 July

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Join us for two days of play, entertainment and creativity as we celebrate ‘Toys Through Time’ at our Toy Festival.

Pack a picnic and bring the family along to Rouse Hill House & Farm for a weekend of fun for all ages!

Ride a billycart down the historic Old Windsor Road, jump on a mini train, meet our roving stilt performers, Madame Absynthe and Mr Farthing, and try your hand at kite flying.

The Bicentennial calls to mind tall ships in Sydney Harbour and the royal visit, but not far away, the March for Justice, Freedom and Hope took place. It was the largest protest march since the Vietnam Moratorium, with over 30,000 Aboriginal people reminding us that white Australia has a black history. 88 is a landmark film about the remarkable (too often forgotten) events of January 1988.

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Sunday 2 August

Cheese & wooden boards on shelves Sold out

Discover the secrets of domestic cheesemaking and get hands-on in our workshop in the cellars, which date back to 1835.

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Sunday 16 August

The sun is up and it’s time for kids to have fun and muck in to get the chores done.

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Friday 21 August

In this seminar a diverse range of speakers will present case studies on Anzac projects and counterpoints to the Anzac legend, including Aboriginal perspectives on European settlement.

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Sunday 23 August

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Fifties Fair returns to the iconic Rose Seidler House for its 20th year!

Saturday 29 August

12pm: Introduction to the Great Irish Famine Memorial at Hyde Park Barracks and 1pm - 5pm: Symposium at The Mint

Learn about Australia’s connection with the Great Famine in Ireland (1845-1850) with Sydney Living Museums’ head of collections & access, Megan Martin, curator Dr Fiona Starr and historians Dr Perry McIntyre and Dr Richard Reid.

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Sunday 30 August

In Port Kembla, a feisty and resilient community has determined to take back the responsibility most of us leave to businesses – caring for their own dead. As their plans for a non-profit funeral home gather steam, one of their own falls fatally ill. Lynette Wallworth’s Tender is a warm, beautiful and funny look at an extraordinary community taking on one of the most essential challenges of human life …

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28.06.15
26.07.15
30.08.15

Join us for our annual commemoration, followed by music and a wreath-laying ceremony with descendants of the Irish orphan girls to remember their contributions to Australian society.

See also: Barracks’ Girls and Famine Immigrants Symposium

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