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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

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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 | 2019 | What's on | Blog


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

The behaviour of the male kangaroos becomes quite aggressive..more

Gulgadya Precinct Creative Trails

6 and 7 April, 10am to 5pm
Discover where art is made in the Inner West and explore hidden artists' studios, independent galleries and quirky artist run initiatives.
Meet your local artists and makers and take a glimpse into their workspaces, challenge yourself creatively with a workshop or be inspired by a guided tour of local studios. Everyone is welcome to join the Inner West Council's Creative Trails in 2019.
Running over 4 separate weekends throughout 2019 in 4 distinct Inner West precincts.
The first Creative Trails kicks off with the Leichhardt Gulgadya Precinct

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What's on (4 April 2019)

Gulgadya Precinct Creative Trails
Sat 6 and Sun 7 April, 10am to 5pm
Includes: Annandale Drawing Group and Sydney book makers Group at the Annandale Community Centre and Jenny Rix Photography, 1 Albion St.

Second Hand Saturday 4 May: Leichhardt, Annandale
The council will promote your sale, if you by 17 April.
More information and registration at

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church Heritage Day - 05 May 2019 12-4pm
free organ recitals at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm on the historic William Hill & Son organ, afternoon teas in the hall, church history talks and displays and a guided walking tour of Annandale

Phoenix Baroque Trio - The Baroque Bizarre -12 May, Hunter Baillie Church

Election Results in Balmain

Bach at the Hunter Baillie

Bach at the Hunter Baillie 6pm 22 March 2019 - Organ Recital, Leipzig Chorales, Stacey Xiao Yang and Kurt Ison Bach at the Hunter Baillie 6pm 22 March 2019 - Organ Recital, Leipzig Chorales, Stacey Xiao Yang and Kurt Ison Music by Bach
Organ Recital, Leipzig Chorales, Stacey Xiao Yang and Kurt Ison
Hunter Baillie Church, cnr of Johnston and Collins St, Annandale
6pm 22 March 2019
Payment by Note Donation at the Door

Annandale is in the NSW Seat of Balmain (Includes Postcodes 2007, 2009, 2037, 2038, 2039, 2040, 2041, 2050)

Early Voting (Pre-poll) Leichhardt Town Hall from 11 March 2019 (Pre-Poll)

Annandale and North Annandale Public School are polling Booths on 8am-6pm Saturday 23 March 2019 (other Booths)

Vote Here Saturday 23rd March, Annandale Public School 25 Johnston Street Annandale, Election Day Fete 2019 BBQ Cake Secondhand Books, jumping castle craft & Face Painting Choc Toss Coffee, Floewers, Fresh Bread, Jams, Plants Hillview Farms Fresh Fruit and Veges, Annandale Public School P&C

Three Piece Suite Concert

Three Piece Suite is a string trio
Concert: 31st March 2019, Annandale

What's On in Annandale (8 March 2019)

*Save Buruwan Park from Westconnex Rally/Picnic/PhotoShoot
4-5pm Sunday 10 May, Buruwan Park Crescent/Railway Parade Annandale
*The construction noise you may be hearing is from Westconnex Dive Site at the Corner of Mallet St and Parramatta Road
*Westconnex Trucks are coming to Johnston Street soon
*Westconnex Tunnels are less that 12meters under parts of Annandale

Second Hand Saturday 4 May

Three Piece Suite Concert 31st March 2019

public seatingPémpti Perambulers

Meet for a gentle Thursday evening stroll for all levels of walkers

7-8pm every Thursday (7 Feb – 28 Feb 2019)

Meet opposite the Annandale Post Office cnr of Johnston and Booth Streets Annandale

sign on church fence

In 1994, Leichhardt Council was recognised for its Energy Efficient Housing DCP

Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee

Annandale Community Centre
Back Hall 79 Johnston St, Annandale
Sunday, 17 February 2019 from 13:00-17:00

Do you have an interest in reducing single use plastic? Do you like to sew or create? Can you cut, iron or pin? Would you like to learn to sew? Well if your answer is yes to any of these questions, then come to our first 2019 Annandale Bee. We are excited to announce that these bees will be the third Sunday of every month at the Annandale Community Centre. Please bring sewing machine or overlocker and scissors (if you have them). If not please bring yourself and a keep cup....

David Willcocks Anniversary Service & Workshop

Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Australia. rehearsal/workshop

February 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The rehearsal/workshop fee is good value, with the high calibre of leadership on offer here. The afternoon tea and AGM provide a good voice break before the service...more

NSW: Composer’s Anniversary Service @ Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church

Feb 23 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Visitors are welcome to attend this service at no cost. To participate in the choir and workshop, see the post for the rehearsal from 1 (for 1:30 pm). Why not sit in on the AGM beforehand and learn the latest on SYDNEYinSPIRES? more

Strawberry Thieves Sydney Trade Union Choir The Macabre Sisters

19:30-22:30 Saturday, 23 February 2019
The Loaded Dog Folk Club
79 Johnston Street, Annandale, New South Wales, Australia 2038
Tickets · $18-$20 (Tix at door)

sign on church fence130th Anniversary Service

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church
Cnr. Johnston & Collins Streets, Annandale
3pm Sunday 24 February 2019

The service will be conducted and the sermon will be preached by the NSW State moderator, Rt. Rev. Kamal Weerakoon

Music will be assisted by the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus

All are invited to afternoon tea in the Hall after the Service

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What's on (17 February 2019)

Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee this afternoon

Rally to save Buruwan Park from Westconnex

Church Music & Anniversary (Hunter Baillie Church)

Strawberry Thieves Sydney Trade Union Choir The Macabre Sisters (Loaded Dog Folk Club)

What's on (3 February 2019)

Whites Creek Bushcare
Wednesday, 6, February, 2019 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Pémpti Perambulers
7-8pm every Thursday (7 Feb – 28 Mar 2019)

Meeting about Westconnex Tunnel under Annandale
Sat February 09, 2019 at 2pm - 3pm

Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee
Sunday, 17 February 2019 from 13:00-17:00
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