After Dark at the Hyde Park Barracks

Live performances

A monthly late night series at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks. Featuring live music, performances and ideas, After Dark will become your go to for an evening dose of culture in 2021.

Sydney Living Museums will become an after hours destination offering a monthly late night program that will transform Hyde Park Barracks with live music, performances, ideas, access to the Museum experience and a pop up bar.

Throughout the year Sydney Living Museums will collaborate with a range of festival partners with the launch of the series coinciding with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in February 2021.

After Dark is generously supported by City of Sydney.


Thursday 27 May

Mark your diaries for the next installment of our monthly late night series at Hyde Park Barracks on Thursday 27 May.

This month Red Room Poetry takes over the site with a series of special guest poetry performances and workshops by Winnie Dunn, Jazz Money, Mohammad Awad, Troy Wong, and Jacqui Malins

Immerse yourself in Fiona Hall’s installation Who goes here? and listen to music curated by FBi Radio including Kobie Dee, Liyah Knight and DJ sets by Latifa Tee.

Plus access to the museum experience and enjoy food and drink by OzHarvest and Archie Rose. 

Bookings essential

General $25

Members enjoy a 20% discount on event tickets

This is an outdoor event and will proceed in wet weather, except in extreme conditions. Please dress appropriately.

When & Where

Thursday 29 April 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 27 May 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 24 June 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 29 July 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 26 August 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 30 September 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 28 October 2021 5PM–9PM
Thursday 25 November 2021 5PM–9PM

Hyde Park Barracks

Queens Square, Macquarie St Sydney NSW 2000

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