Pride Amplified: The Pride History of Paddington

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Pride Amplified: The Pride History of Paddington

Pride Amplified: The Pride History of Paddington

22 Feb. 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pmWednesday 22 February 2023, 11:00am-12:00pm

Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

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Join Vice President of Pride History Group Scott McKinnon as he sheds light on the significant Pride History of the suburb of Paddington. Learn about the LGBTQIA+ history of Paddington Town Hall, which has hosted a range of queer celebrations and significant activist events, including on the day of Sydney’s first Mardi Gras. Find out about the importance of Chauvel Cinema in making LGBTQIA+ cinema accessible, along with the lively history of nearby bars and clubs, including Enzo's and Chez Ivy's.

Photos:
- C.Moore Hardy, Aerobic Competition, Gay Games, Paddington Town Hall, Paddington, 2002, A-00075085, City of Sydney Archives.
- Portrait of Scott McKinnon, State Library of NSW

Cost: Free

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More information:
Cost: 9391 7100 library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

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