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The inner Sydney suburbs of Camperdown and neighbouring Darlington are an intriguing area of contrast where stunning old churches, terraces and historic halls of learning and healing stand cheek-by-jowl with new apartment blocks and nests of town houses.

If you get the opportunity to tour the centrepiece of Sydney University, the Great Hall, don't pass it up. This is regarded as one of the masterpieces of Sydney architectural art, especially its windows.

The stained glass windows at the eastern and western ends represent the founders of Cambridge and Oxford, while the Royal Window - a gift from benefactor John Henry Challis - features the portraits of English kings and queens since the Norman Conquest.

Camperdown also gave birth to the boutique brewer, Hahn. Since the company was taken over by a multi-national, original brewer Dr Chuck Hahn has returned to the scene as the head honcho of the Malt Shovel Brewery which produces the James Squire line of ale, pilsener and porter.

Camperdown: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Cucina Italiana Cooking School


Cucina Italiana classes take place in beautiful Italian Villa. We provide lessons for corporate as well as hands-on classes during the evening and on the weekend for the general public. Our classes have been running for the last 18 years and we have now opened a sister school in Venice.

With our authentic Italian cookbook by your side, we strive in showing the flavours of all of Italy. Cooking menus are seasonal, which helps to develop our students knowledge of Italian life and cuisine. From all types of pasta, to meats and amazing deserts, our focus is to take you to different regions in Italy. Most dishes can now be adaptable to those who prefer gluten free.

Every class includes a complete meal and wine, as well as the love, passion and guidance from Luciana.




84 Johnston Street
Annandale, NSW, 2038

Located 0.6K from Camperdown

Artsite Gallery


Artsite? is dedicated to promoting exemplary local and Australian artist practices.

With a strong curatorial approach to current contemporary visual arts practice, Artsite Gallery represents independent artists working in a variety of media. Regular solo and group exhibitions are held throughout the calendar year, culminating each year with an annual Collector's Choice exhibition of gallery and invited artists.

Australian Artists selected for Artsite exhibitions are well represented in public, corporate and private collections in Australia and internationally. Their artists feature regularly in significant Art Prizes and are regularly included as Art Award finalists within Australia.

Located in Camperdown, Sydney since 1994.





165 Salisbury Road,
St Marys Street,
Corner of Probert Street
Camperdown, NSW, 2050

Located 0.7K from Camperdown

University Art Gallery


The University of Sydney Art Collection contains over 3,000 works of art including paintings, works on paper, sculpture and decorative arts which have been acquired by donation and bequest since 1850.

The University Art Gallery holds regular temporary exhibitions which include works from the University Art Collection.

The collection includes high quality examples of Australian art including landscape, genre, portrait, print and abstract works, a collection of Japanese prints, a nineteenth century colonial collection of European works and works from other areas of interest to University scholars.

Works from the collection are displayed in a series of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.




Quadrangle A14, University of Sydney,
Science Road
Camperdown, NSW, 2006

Located 1.0K from Camperdown

Macleay Museum


Experience a true museum at the Macleay with its exhibits of cultural and scientific history dating from the 1750s. A perfect introduction to Australia from colonisation, to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and the diversity of animals in the natural world.

Holding the oldest natural history collection in Australia, originating in the cabinets of Alexander Macleay, and expanded through the collecting networks of the Macleay family from Darwin to Raffles, from Cuba to Wagga Wagga.

They care for the historically rich collections of Aboriginal, Torres Strait and Pacific islanders' cultural material; including objects collected on the early scientific expedition, the Chevert, and those collected in the early years of anthropology at The University. The collection continues to hold relevance to peoples across our region.





University of Sydney, Parramatta Road
Sydney University, NSW, 2006

Located 1.2K from Camperdown

Camperdown: Events

Silversmith School


Silversmith School - Winter Holiday Jewellery Workshop for kids.

Explore your creativity and build skills and confidence at this fun and engaging school holiday jewellery workshop for budding silversmiths aged 10 to 14.

Learn from qualified and experienced Visual Art Teacher and Jewellery Designer, Carl Noonan.

At this workshop participants will learn trade jewellery skills and make amazing jewellery designs from 100 per cent recycled sterling silver jewellery. A silver ring, a silver pendant, a pair of silver earrings, or cufflinks.

Bookings essential.


Event Dates
2016
      8th Jul
      9th Jul
      10th Jul


81 Johnston Street
Annandale, NSW, 2038

Located 0.6K from Camperdown

Newtown Festival


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
One of Sydney's largest community events, Newtown Festival encapsulates the spirit of Newtown's vibrant creative, conscientious, and inclusive community.

From humble beginnings, the festival has grown to become the flagship of Newtown's burgeoning creative scene, and a landmark event on Sydney's cultural calendar. Each year over 90,000 people come together to experience its smorgasbord of music, the arts, and grassroots creativity.

This year's festival, themed 'Newtopia', promises to continue growing bigger and better, while maintaining its core values of diversity, community engagement and environmental sustainability.

The festival is presented annually by the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, raising funds to support the invaluable work it does with the local community. Gold coin donations at the gate go directly towards programs at the centre, providing services for vulnerable and disadvantaged people.


Event Dates
2015
      8th Nov
2016
      8th Nov


Australia Street
Newtown, NSW, 2042

Located 1.1K from Camperdown

Sydney Cuban Salsa Congress


The Sydney Cuban Salsa Congress is a celebration of Cuban music, dance and culture.

It's Australia's first and only true Cuban Congress, as well as the number one Cuban event of its kind in APAC.

An amazing weekend of Live Music, Workshops and World Class Shows as well as three nights of amazing Cuban and Latino parties!

The Cuban Congress will not only bring together National and International artists and schools, but all lovers of Latin and Cuban culture from all over Australia to create an amazing weekend you do not want to miss!


Event Dates
2016
      3rd Jun
      4th Jun
      5th Jun


Manning Road
Camperdown, NSW, 2050

Located 1.2K from Camperdown

Sydney Rock n Roll and Alternative Market


Sydney Rock 'n' Roll and Alternative Market is a one of a kind specialist market and entertainment event.

Passionate, colourful and seriously cool stallholders from all over NSW and interstate sell quality, rock 'n' roll, alternative and vintage clothing, jewellery, accessories, make-up, music, vinyl records, rock posters, cult DVDs, art, homewares, collectables, retro hair and make-up stylists, and loads more.

Featuring a fantastic line-up of live entertainment plus DJs with plenty of room for dancing on the dance floor. Get there early on market day and you can even take a dance class - with a different retro dancing style featured each market (an additional fee applies for the dancing class).

A Tiki bar courtyard also features where you can enjoy fabulous international food and enjoy a drink or two. The kids activity area has giant games for kids to enjoy, and a classic and vintage vehicle display is adjacent.


Event Dates
2016
      7th Feb
      3rd Apr
      5th Jun
      31st Jul
      18th Sep
      27th Nov


Manning Bar and House, Manning Road,
University of Sydney
Camperdown, NSW, 2050

Located 1.2K from Camperdown

Fantastic Planet, Sydney SciFi and Fantasy Film Festival


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Fantastic Planet is the country's premier science fiction and fantasy film festival. The sixth edition of the festival will be taking place in conjunction with A Night of Horror International Film Festival at Dendy Cinema Newtown.

Together the festivals provide Australia's leading showcase of independent genre specific cinema, screening over 100 of the latest horror, sci-fi, fantasy, thriller, and cult films, most of which are world or Australian premieres. The 2015 event promises another amazing line-up to transport audiences to strange and wonderful worlds, action filled landscapes, and blood drenched nightmares.

Whatever your taste in fantastic cinema the incredible joint program has your genre appetite covered. And as the festivals audience has come to expect, they will be able to meet and mingle with an array of Australian and international filmmakers at the festivals Q and A sessions and welcoming after parties.


Event Dates
2015
      26th Nov
      27th Nov
      28th Nov
      29th Nov
      30th Nov
      1st Dec
      2nd Dec
      3rd Dec
      4th Dec
      5th Dec
      6th Dec
2016
      26th Nov
      27th Nov
      28th Nov
      29th Nov
      30th Nov
      1st Dec
      2nd Dec
      3rd Dec
      4th Dec
      5th Dec
      6th Dec


261-263 King Street
Newtown, NSW, 2042

Located 1.2K from Camperdown

A Night of Horror International Film Festival


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
A Night of Horror International Film Festival is Sydney, Australia's premier horror film event. The ninth annual A Night of Horror will be taking place in conjunction with Fantastic Planet Film Festival at Dendy Cinema Newtown.

Together the festivals provide Australia's leading showcase of independent genre specific cinema, screening over 100 of the latest horror, sci-fi, fantasy, thriller, and cult films, most of which are world or Australian premieres. The 2015 event promises another amazing line-up to transport audiences to strange and wonderful worlds, action filled landscapes, and blood drenched nightmares.

Whatever your taste in fantastic cinema the incredible joint program has your genre appetite covered. And as the festivals' audience has come to expect, they will be able to meet and mingle with an array of Australian and international filmmakers at the festivals Q and A sessions and welcoming after parties.


Event Dates
2015
      26th Nov
      27th Nov
      28th Nov
      29th Nov
      30th Nov
      1st Dec
      2nd Dec
      3rd Dec
      4th Dec
      5th Dec
      6th Dec
2016
      26th Nov
      27th Nov
      28th Nov
      29th Nov
      30th Nov
      1st Dec
      2nd Dec
      3rd Dec
      4th Dec
      5th Dec
      6th Dec


261-263 King Street
Newtown, NSW, 2042

Located 1.2K from Camperdown

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