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


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.

- 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

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