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Self Guided Illustrated Historical Walks

Each book in this series is a self guided historical walk through Annandale. Each walk explores the people and construction of Annandale. Each book covers two decades of Annandales History a hundred years apart. The first book in the series, 1890s Annandale: A Short Walk, covers the 1790s and 1890s.

1890s Annandale A Short Walk second edition Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of Church with steeple

Federation Annandale A Short Walk Marghanita da Cruz

Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition by Marghanita da Cruz with Annandale Viaduct and Soldiers

1920s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of 1920s Flats

1930s Annandale: A Short Walk by Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of an Art Deco Pub

1940s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with photograph of street with aircraft being towed.

50s Annandale A Short Walk,  Marghanita da Cruz

Paperbacks at

Annandale Village Newsagent

113 Johnston St. Annandale

Yai Yoi

89 Booth St. Annandale

The Happen Store

55 Parramatta Road, Annandale

Gleebooks

49 & 191 Glebe Point Rd. Glebe
www.gleebooks.com.au

Leichhardt Library

www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/Library

Amazon

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Annandale Streetscape - Tom Worthington

Annandale on the Web

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Anecdotal History

Aboriginal Australia | 1770-1823 | 1823-1876 | 1876-1889 | 1890-1900 | 1900-1915 | 1916-1930 | 1931-1938 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1956-1969 | 1970-1998 | 1998-2007 | 2008-2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018

2018

DISTINCT: Emerging and Unrepresented Artists

April 24 – May 12

Painting drawing sculpture assemblage mixed media by emerging and unrepresented Artists: Aaron Anderson, Freya Jobbins, Jacqueline Rose, Susanna Strati, Charles Walker

Opening Night THURSDAY 26 April 6:30-8:30pm
Annandale Galleries..more information

THREE CELEBRATION RECITALS

Roger Woodward Recitals

May 5 & 6
cnr Johnston and Collins St

Pianist ROGER WOODWARD AC OBE performing the music of Brahms, Chopin and, to mark the centenary of his death, Debussy

Ticket prices for each concert:Adult $55.00, Senior/Pensioner $45.00, Student/Child $25.00 Book Tickets

Robert Ampt on Organ

Sunday May 13 at 3pm
cnr Johnston and Collins St

Sydney City Organist ROBERT AMPT
J S Bach — Three works including Fantasia & Fugue in G Minor BWV 542
Dubois — Two pieces
Robert Ampt — Trumpet tune, Simple Suite for Organ and arrangement of Londonderry Air
Boëllmann — Suite Gothique

Robert Ampt, the Sydney City Organist will give a recital on the restored 1892 Hill and Son Church Organ

Ticket prices for each concert: Adult $55.00, Senior/Pensioner $45.00, Student/Child $25.00 Book Tickets

SecondHand Saturday 2018

Saturday 5 May: Leichhardt, Annandale
SecondHand Saturdays are days of giant garage sales in the former Leichhardt council area. Mingle with your community and grab that once-in-a-lifetime bargain!
click the register button and fill in the form. Please only register for the SecondHand Saturday in your suburb or your address will not appear on our garage sale map and you will not receive your SecondHand Saturday poster...more

Double B Trucks heading for Annandale

drawing with text: west disconnex community

anti-westconnex poster

mapJohnston Street, Annandale Truck Route

Westconnex M4-M5 Link Construction: Impacts Annandale, Stanmore, Rozelle, Ashfield, Leichhardt, Haberfield, Camperdown, Lilyfield

Map

Pyrmont Bridge/Parramatta Road Dive Site Annandale (formerly Camperdown)

Plans for Railway Pde and the Crescent, Annandale

What's on in Annandale - Westconnex Trucks & Construction coming

NSW Goverment Approves Westconnex
Sign the petition opposing ANY 'dive' (mid-point tunnel construction) site in Annandale or Camperdown

Petition

Public Meeting Annandale

Council Planning Staff to brief Community on Impacts
7-8.30pm Wednesday 30 May 2018
Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston Street Annandale

Protest Rally Tomorrow

NSW Parliament, Macquarie St, Sydney
Tuesday May 1st, 12:30pm to 1:30pm
RSVP Facebook

Petition for a Parliamentary Enquiry

Petition

More about what has been approved

Westconnex Stage 3 Approval

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Marghanita da Cruz
Editor Annandale on the Web
Telephone: 0414-869202
Email: marghanita@ramin.com.au
Website: http://ramin.com.au/annandale

Platform Shorts Dance

Enjoy an intimate night of dance in the unique heritage building.

Running for its seventh season in 2018, Platform Shorts will continue to feature fresh new work from seasoned and emerging choreographers.

20, 21 , 22 April 2018 at 7.30pm
Annandale Creative Arts Centre, 81 JOHNSTON ST, ANNANDALE
$25 / $22 / $5

More at http://www.annandalecreativearts.com/platform-shorts

Loaded Dog Folk Club

Saturday 21 April, 7.40 for 8pm.
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St

Bruce Watson + Cathy Rytmeister

$20/18, BYO, supper available.
enquiries Sandra (02) 9358 4886, www.theloadeddog.org.au

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, National Trust Heritage Day

Sunday 22nd April 2018
12 midday to 4:00pm

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, cnr Johnston and Collins Sts

Free Organ Recitals at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm by Ralph Lane OAM on recently restored historic Hill and Son Organ; Church History Talks; Devonshire Teas; Sausage Sizzle; Memorabilia Displays; and Annandale History Exhibition: Land Grant to Urban Village

Devonshire Teas and Sausage Sizzle also available

Register for a reminder here

What's on in Annandale (19 April 2018)

Platform Shorts Dance
20, 21 , 22 April 2018 at 7.30pm
http://www.annandalecreativearts.com/platform-shorts

Loaded Dog Folk Club - Bruce Watson + Cathy Rytmeister
Saturday 21 April, 7.40 for 8pm
http://www.theloadeddog.org.au/

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Heritage Open Day
Sunday 22nd April 2018 12noon-4pm
http://www.hunterbaillie.org.au/Events.htm

DISTINCT: Emerging and Unrepresented Artists
Opening Night THURSDAY 26 April 6:30-8:30pm
http://annandalegalleries.com.au/exhibition-details.php?exhibitionID=520

SecondHand Saturday 2018
Saturday 5 May: Leichhardt, Annandale
https://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/environment/waste-and-recycling/council-clean-up

Roger Woodward Recitals
3pm, Saturday, 5 May 2018
3pm, Sunday, 6 May 2018
http://www.hunterbaillie.org.au/Events.htm

Sydney City Organist ROBERT AMPT on 1892 Organ
3pm, Saturday, 13 May 2018
http://www.hunterbaillie.org.au/Events.htm

CONCRETE BATCHING PLANT, GLEBE ISLAND EIS on Exhibition until 15 May 2018 for A bulk aggregate storage and distribution facility and concrete batching plant co-located at Glebe Island Port facility
http://majorprojects.planning.nsw.gov.au/index.pl?action=view_job&job_id=8544

Sign the Petition opposing Westconnex Annandale Dive Site & Trucks on Johnston St
https://www.change.org/p/stuart-ayres-mp-we-oppose-any-dive-mid-point-tunnel-construction-site-in-annandale-or-camperdown

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Marghanita da Cruz
Editor Annandale on the Web
Telephone: 0414-869202
Email: marghanita@ramin.com.au
Website: http://ramin.com.au/annandale

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE
TRIUMPHS AND LAMENTS and LULU

7 March - 14 April 2018
Opening Night 7 March 6:30 - 8:30pm
ANNANDALE GALLERIES
110 Trafalgar Street

Original multi – panel large etchings, linocuts, lithographs, film

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE is one of the world’s best-loved and most influential artists. Annandale Galleries are delighted to be exhibiting nearly forty new works in a variety of graphic media, displayed in all three gallery spaces. Kentridge is recognized as one of the most innovative makers of original graphics over the last two decades. This will be his ninth solo exhibition at Annandale Galleries since 1995...more

Time of Burran -
Gadalung Marool (hot and dry) January - March

'The blooming of the Weetjellan (Acacia implexa) is an important sign that fires must not be lit.." more pale cream spiral flowers

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What's on in Annandale (April 6)

Join your neighbours in signing the Petition opposing Westconnex dive site in Annandale or Camperdown
anti-westconnex posterhttps://www.change.org/p/stuart-ayres-mp-we-oppose-any-dive-mid-point-tunnel-construction-site-in-annandale-or-camperdown

Meeting in Annandale about Infrastructure Projects Impacts
http://ramin.com.au/marg/annandale-infrastructure-project.pdf

Second Hand Saturday 5 May: Leichhardt, Annandale (For free promo by Wed 18 April)
https://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/environment/workshops-and-events/secondhand-saturday

Loaded Dog Folk Club
Saturday 21 April, 7.40 for 8pm.
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre
http://www.theloadeddog.org.au/

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Heritage Open Day
Sunday 22nd April 2018, 12 midday to 4:00pm
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/rediscover-annandale-from-land-grant-to-urban-village-tickets-44541412564

More at Annandale on the Web at:
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/

Marghanita da Cruz
Editor Annandale on the Web
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Marghanita da Cruz
Telephone: 0414-869202
Email: marghanita@ramin.com.au
Website: http://ramin.com.au
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three women and manThree Piece Suite: Northern Lights

woman doing up shoesBy popular demand, we are very pleased to welcome back tenor David Hamilton as our guest in some of the most stirring and haunting Scottish songs. The program will include dances from Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. The lushly romantic String Trio Op 85/2 by Hermann Berens is an important new addition to our repertoire together with shorter works by Erkki Melartin and Edvard Grieg. A veritable musical smorgasbord!

Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St
Sunday 25th March 4pm

More at https://tpschambermusic.com/upcoming-concerts

Phoenix Collective:Charm & Tradition

This concert features Carl Schmidt on piano and Dan Russell on violin. Performing a stunning program of meditative, wholesome, romantic and virtuosic chamber music. Works by PÄRT, MOZART, BRAHMS and FRANCK.

24th March 7pm
Hunter Baille Church cnr Johnston and Collins Streets, Annandale
Tickets and More information at: phoenixcollective.com.au

What's on in Annandale (23 March 2018)

Phoenix Collective:Charm & Tradition
Saturday 24th March 7pm
Hunter Baille Church cnr Johnston and Collins Streets, Annandale
https://phoenixcollective.com.au/

Three Piece Suite: Northern Lights
Sunday 25th March 4pm, Kids Welcome
Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnston St
https://tpschambermusic.com/upcoming-concerts

More in Annandale at:
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/
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Marghanita da Cruz
Editor Annandale on the Web
Telephone: 0414-869202
Email: marghanita@ramin.com.au
Website: http://ramin.com.au/annandale

Chopin - a portrait

Chris Cartner on Piano
Saturday 10th March, 3-4pm
Hunter Baillie, cnr Johnston and Collins Sts

The music of Chopin is personal, dramatic, beautiful and completely human.
This one-hour presentation offers an insight into his life alongside performances of his sublime music for the piano.

Programme to include: Nocturne in B major, op.9 no.3; Polonaise in A, op.40 no.1 “Military”; Scherzo no.3 in C# minor, op.39 and other best-loved works by Chopin.
more and tickets

Inner West Open Studio Trail

Annandale, Sunday 11 March, 10am to 4pm

Salon Sunday Arts and Fashion Soiree, Tais Hair Studio
Annandale Drawing Group, Annandale Neighbourhood Centre
Sydney BAG (Book Art Group), Annandale Neighbourhood Centre
Art Fusion Art Gallery and Studio, Parramatta Road
The Happenstore, Parramatta Road
more information

Loaded Dog Folk Club

Saturday 17 March, 7.40 for 8pm.
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St

Alistair Brown (UK) + Prof. Ian Russell

$20/18, BYO, supper available.
enquiries Sandra (02) 9358 4886, www.theloadeddog.org.au

drawing with text: west disconnex communityStatement from artist Merrick Fry drawing with text: west disconnex community Seven of these trucks an hour - Mon-Fri and Sat morning heading for the Crescent and Johnston Street...more

The trucks that ate Annandale

We've heard about tollway tunnelling under our houses – the acquisitions, vibrations, cracking. But residents, business owners and every friend of Annandale, needs to know this is just the beginning...more

Community Meeting

Annandale Community Centre
Wednesday 14 March 2018, 7pm
79 Johnston Street, Annandale
Hosted by Councillor Marghanita da Cruz

What's on in Annandale (1 March 2018)

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE: TRIUMPHS AND LAMENTS and LULU
7 March - 14 April 2018
Opening Night 7 March 6:30 - 8:30pm
http://www.annandalegalleries.com.au/exhibition-list.php?exhibitionID=517

Chopin - a portrait: Chris Cartner on Piano
Saturday 10th March, 3-4pm
http://www.resonance.net.au/tickets-nov27-annandale?utm_campaign=Music%20and%20socialising%20in%20March%202018

Inner West Open Studio Trail (Annandale)
Sunday 11 March, 10am to 4pm
Salon Sunday Arts and Fashion Soiree, Tais Hair Studio
Annandale Drawing Group, Annandale Neighbourhood Centre
Sydney BAG (Book Art Group), Annandale Neighbourhood Centre
Art Fusion Art Gallery and Studio, Parramatta Road
The Happenstore, Parramatta Road
https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1F_m-Vz69Vcc8fkTqJj4BRGVy8PiViy_U&hl=en&usp=sharing

Loaded Dog Folk Club
Saturday 17 March, 7.40 for 8pm.
http://www.theloadeddog.org.au/

Phoenix Collective:Charm & Tradition (Concert)
24th March 7pm
https://phoenixcollective.com.au/

Three Piece Suite: Northern Lights
Sunday 25th March 4pm
https://tpschambermusic.com/upcoming-concerts

Write to RMS and ask them to make Johnston Street safer
by reducing the speed limit to 40km
https://secure.rms.nsw.gov.au/contact-us/

The trucks that ate Annandale
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/The-trucks-that-ate-Annandale.shtml

Pipe Organ in a sandstone church three pipersHunter Baillie Anniversary Service

3.00pm Sunday, 25 February 2018

cnr Johnston and Collins St

Commemorating 129 years since the Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church was officially opened on 23 February, 1889.

We are delighted to welcome members of the Sydney University Musical Society choir to sing with us.

Followed by afternoon tea on the lawn. Source: http://www.hunterbaillie.org.au/Events.htm

Service also included the re-dedication of the recently restored 1892 Hill & Son Organ.

Australia Post: Temporary Interruption to Services

Temporary Interruption to Services

Services at the Annandale Post Office were suspended on Tuesday 13 February to remove 300 Pigeons that were nesting in the roof and to deal with cockroaches and spiders that had arrived as a consequence. Essential services were relocated to the Glebe PO Box facility in the non operation Glebe Post Box facility (at the non-operational Glebe Post Office). Services were expected to resume at Annandale on 20 February.

Westconnex M4-M5 Link Impacts on Annandale Information Session

Wednesday 14 February, 6:30pm – 8pm
Petersham Town Hall, 107 Crystal Street, Petersham
Inner West Council Presentation. More information

Loaded Dog Folk Club

Saturday 17th, February, 7.40 for 8pm.
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St

$20/18, BYO, supper available.
enquiries Sandra (02) 9358 4886, www.theloadeddog.org.au

Pink LilyAmaryllis belladonna (Naked Lady Lily) more

damaged bitumenReported 26 Jan 2018

What's on in Annandale(feb 8)

Westconnex Trucks to hit Annandale's Streets
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/#westconFeb8

Westconnex M4-M5 Impacts on Annandale Information Session (Inner West Council)
Wednesday 14 February, 6:30pm – 8pm
Petersham Town Hall, 107 Crystal Street, Petersham
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/#feb14

Loaded Dog Folk Club
Saturday 17th, February, 7.40 for 8pm.
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/#ldFeb17

Glebe Island ­ Multi-User Facility submissions close 28 Feb
https://www.portauthoritynsw.com.au/glebeisland

Hunter Baillie 129th Anniversary Service
3.00pm Sunday, 25 February 2018
http://ramin.com.au/annandale/#hbfeb25

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Marghanita da Cruz
Editor Annandale on the Web
http://ramin.com.au/annandale
Telephone: 0414-869202
Email: marghanita@ramin.com.au

Video: Tide coming in on Johnston's Creek between the Crescent and Sewerage Aqueduct at 9.40am

yellow earth mover on brick viaduct over creekCleaning the Light Rail Tracks, Viaduct, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 about 9.50am

concreted creekJohnston's Creek, from truss footbridge, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 above about 9.50am and below at 19.56concreted creek

mangroves at high tideTide in and out on Mangroves on Rozelle Bay, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 about 9.55am(above) and 19:51 (below)

mangroves at low tide Annandale, 5 Jan 2018

bay, with creek openingMouth Johnston's Creek with Wind Turbine, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 at 19:52

bay, with creek openingMouth Johnston's Creek with Wind Turbine, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 about 9.55am

bay, with creek openingClose up of Mouth Johnston's Creek with Wind Turbine, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 at 19:52

two people cycling on empty roadCyclists Railway Parade, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018

channel with waterWhite's Creek, just north of Brennan Street Bridge, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 about 10.15am

street art of a woman with glass of wineBignell Lane, Annandale (formerly Camperdown), 29 Nov

Westconnex

Bignell Lane is destined for destruction to make way for a construction site for Westconnex. There were 13,000 submissions on the M4-M5 Link EIS from the public, government agencies and councils. The department of planning is assessing the submissions.

Buruwan Park at the Rozelle Bay Light Rail Stop and another pocket of Green Space on the Crescent are also being acquired by RMS to construct Westconnex. See letters to Inner West Council: Buruwan Park and Lot 10 in Deposited Plan 261985

large fluffy kingfisher birdBaby Kookaburra banks of White's Creek Annandale, 5 Jan 2018

turtle with moss on its backTurtle, White's Creek Wetlands, 5 Jan 2018

Video of another Turtle

Sale 50% offYai Yoi, 89 Booth Street, Sale, 5 Jan 2018

wooden Young St namesign & metal Wisdom St signYoung and Wisdom Streetsigns, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018

STAY ACTIVE in December + January
Drop in free creative wellbeing workshops for adults
STRESS LESS offering the community a space to relaz.
Back Hall, Annandale Community Centre
79 Johnston Street Annandale...

STAY ACTIVE in December + January

Drop in free creative wellbeing workshops for adults STRESS LESS offering the community a space to relaz. Back Hall, Annandale Community Centre 79 Johnston Street Annandale

More info: 93925043 or gabrielle.higgins@innerwest.nsw.gov.au