Sydney Talk Series: All about Paddington: a conversation / 14 February

The first major history of Paddington in forty years was initiated by the Paddington Society, published by UNSW press in 2019. It provides a fresh and revealing perspective on this celebrated heritage suburb with leading historians and specialists exploring the makeup of Paddington’s diverse community including its indigenous, colonial, post-war migrant, bohemian and LGBTQ residents and a succession of gentrifiers, discussing the evolution of the suburbs unique architecture and landscape.

Dr Greg Young, editor, will chair a conversation with a selection of chapter authors including Paul Irish, Rob Brown, Sharon Veale and Sheridan Burke.

Time & Date: Thursday 14th February 2019, 5.30pm for 6pm start
Cost: Students $10, Members $15, non-members $20 payable in cash at GML
Venue: GML Heritage, Level 6, Australia Council Building, 372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, 2010 (corner of Cooper Street – south from Central Station North Concourse exit to Elizabeth Street).
Please report to the reception desk on the Australia Council Ground Floor on arrival to be ticked off on the list and to obtain a Visitors Pass
RSVP: by Monday 11th February 2019 via email to
Bookings are essential as places are limited.

Copies/orders for sale of the freshly printed book on Paddington, published by NewSouth Books (UNSW Press) will be available at the talk.

Download the Paddington talk at GML Feb 2019.

Australia ICOMOS, DOCOMOMO Australia, NSW Chapter AIA members are all invited to attend