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Winston Hills

Winston Hills is located approximately 30 kilometres northwest of the Sydney CBD in the Shire of Baulkham Hills. The original inhabitants of the Winston Hills area were the Darug people. The Darug were the custodians of the majority of what is now the Greater Sydney region. They were divided into a number of different ムclans', whose quick demise upon European settlement has resulted in very little information remaining on how the local area was utilised. Winston Hills was formerly part of Governor Macquarie's plan to make the area a ムModel Farm'. The large migration of Italian and Maltese migrants after World War II helped to sustain farming well into the 20th Century. During the 1960s developers purchased large portions of these properties, naming their development Winston Hills Estate in 1965 after Britain's wartime Prime Minister, Winston Churchill who died that year. The area was made a suburb in 1972. A residential town at the end of the Hills M2 Motorway. Towns surrounding Winston Hills include: Baulkham Hills, Northmead, Seven Hills and Toongabbie. Visitor Information: Sydney Hills Visitor Centre 656A Old Northern Road, Dural (02) 9651 4411 Email: Website:

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Winston Hills: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Lake Parramatta Reserve

Lake Parramatta Reserve is a 73 hectare bushland and parkland reserve located within two kilometres of the Parramatta central business district. It is the largest bushland remnant surviving in the Parramatta Local Government Area. It is also recognised as one of the most significant and beautiful bushland remnants in Western Sydney.

28 Bourke Street
North Parramatta, NSW, 2151

Located 0.9K from Winston Hills

Circus Opera Academy

With branches in Berlin, Sydney, and the Gold Coast, the Circus Opera Academy epitomises a primary aim at Charody Productions: combining the art of opera and/or music theatre singing with disciplines of circus and physical theatre, adding to the increasingly wide skill set necessary for performers in the 21st Century.

The core focus in the Circus Opera Academy is to bring out the best in each student technically in their respective field as either a singer or acrobat. Students will be able to participate in half-year and end-of-year showcases, displaying skills learnt in training at Charody Productions Academy.

The academy is divided into two streams. Circus Opera Two for vocalists with minimal to no circus training, and Circus Opera One for circus artists with minimal to no vocal training.

For those looking to get fit and to just have fun, please join the casual circus classes.

3/33 Daking Street
North Parramatta, NSW, 2151

Located 1.7K from Winston Hills

Labyrinth Escape Rooms

Labyrinth Escape Rooms is Parramatta's first real life escape room!

See how your primal instinct comes into play when you are locked in a room for just one hour. Find and use objects that help you through a range of logic and skills-based tasks.

Partner up and work in teams with a minimum of two people and a maximum of six people. Your team has just 60 minutes on the clock to escape the room.

Keep your eyes on every detail of the room for clues that will help you to escape. Solve the puzzles and accomplish the mission to escape the room in time!

3/85-93 Victoria Road
Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Located 1.9K from Winston Hills

Female Orphan School

The Female Orphan School (1813) on the Parramatta Campus of Western Sydney University is one of the most significant heritage sites in New South Wales. Now fully restored as a public exhibition space and home for the Whitlam Institute, the building is open for the public to explore and enjoy.

Explore the history of the building, visit the permanent exhibition 'A Changing Australia: The Time of Gough Whitlam', and view the changing exhibitions in the Margaret Whitlam Galleries.

Regular opening hours are Thursday and Friday, 10am to 4pm and the second Saturday of each month, 11am to 4pm (excluding long weekends and public holidays).

Corner James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road
Rydalmere, NSW, 2116

Located 2.0K from Winston Hills

A Changing Australia: The Time of Gough Whitlam

A Changing Australia: The Time of Gough Whitlam explores the remarkable life and enduring legacy of one of Australia's most significant Prime Ministers.

This exhibition reveals how Gough Whitlam and his government not only reformed Australia's laws and institutions, but changed the way Australia sees itself.

This interactive, engaging exhibition vividly recalls the dramatic and transformative years of the Whitlam Government, and brings history to life with a range of original objects and artifacts, as well as captivating archival photographs, film and sound recordings.

Regular opening hours in 2017 are Thursday and Friday, 10am to 4pm and the second Saturday of each month, 11am to 4pm (excluding long weekends and public holidays).

Female Orphan School, Western Sydney Unversity, Parramatta South Campus,
Corner James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road
Rydalmere, NSW, 2116

Located 2.2K from Winston Hills

Winston Hills: Events

How to discover your local history: Parramatta and District Historical Society

Parramatta and District Historical Society have a general meeting and evening of historical enquiry on the third Wednesday of the month, from February to November. Parking is available in the grounds and street. There will be a talk of approximately 45 minutes on a wide range of historical subjects, followed by the opportunity for discussions over a light supper. Admittance is Free.

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Masons Drive,
Burnside Public School Hall
North Parramatta, NSW, 2151

Located 0.3K from Winston Hills


Parramasala is a spicy celebration of cultures in Prince Alfred Square Parramatta and Harris Park.

The celebration includes India Tourism Pavilion and Chai Tea Stall, Friday Night Street Parade and Colombian dance band Cumbiamuffin later that evening. There's yoga, chanting and breakfast at Morning Masala Saturday from 8am. Saturday night, there's Masala Divas at Parramatta with Baby et Lulu and Sirens Big Band, or join the Flavours of the World Spice Market at Harris Park where Curry Puff Daddy will add some hip-hop heat on stage.

Spend Sunday afternoon in the Masala Markets and spice garden, watch rice art take shape, join a Bollywood dance and enjoy music from Africa to India and everywhere between. South Asian films at Cinema Thali in Raffertys Theatre, including the winner of My Masala film competition for young film makers.

View the Adorned photo exhibition Adorned in Riverside Theatres.

Event Dates
      10th Mar
      11th Mar
      12th Mar

Prince Alfred Square
Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Located 2.4K from Winston Hills

Yasukichi Murakami: Through a Distant Lens

This is a forgotten story of the Japanese in Australia.

"We take so many photographs. How do we know which ones are important? Which ones matter?"

Inspired by the true story of Yasukichi Murakami, a Japanese-Australian photographer, entrepreneur and inventor who was a remarkable character in northern Australia in the early 1900s, this multi-disciplinary work is a contemporary framing of Murakami's life through the lens of modern day Japanese-Australian theatre maker Mayu Kanamori.

Along the way she uncovers a fascinating story of unlikely friendships, thwarted ambition and love.

Yasukichi Murakami: Through a Distant Lens is a meditation on love, immortality, and in a digital age where cameras proliferate, the nature of photography. Combining live action with photographic projections, video, original music and soundscape, it is an immersive and poetic production, which adds significantly to the slim volume of Japanese Australian work for the stage.

Corner Church and Market Streets
Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Located 2.4K from Winston Hills


Lake Eyre (Kati Thanda) - the place of Australia's inland sea: one of the few untouched natural waterways in the world. Time simply does not exist. Day is measured by the length of shadows, a month by the level of salt crust on the surface, years by the rise and fall of the water.

Award-winning Aboriginal artists - choreographer Frances Rings, composer David Page and set designer Jacob Nash - create a powerful and evocative production inspired by the timeless beauty of Lake Eyre.

A powerful fusion of contemporary dance and storytelling, Terrain takes the audience on a journey through drought and deluge where nature delivers in abundance, promises all but guarantees nothing.

After the hugely popular Mathinna in 2010, Bangarra returns to Riverside with the power of its 17-member dance ensemble in this spectacular and meaningful work.

Corner Church and Market Streets
Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Located 2.4K from Winston Hills

Cracker Night 2016 - Riverside Theatre

It's quite simply Sydney's biggest night of comedy! Featuring a dazzling line up of the biggest and best Australian legends, international stars, and next big things of comedy, Sydney Comedy Festival's Cracker Night kicks the festival off with a bang!

Chortle from the UK described it thus - a line-up as fine as you could expect anywhere, and a great way to launch the Sydney Festival. No wonder they call it Cracker Night.

Event Dates
      26th Apr

Church Street,
Corner of Market Street
Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Located 2.4K from Winston Hills

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