Events at Henry Carmichael Theatre

The Tilt with Chris Hammer

Bestselling author Chris Hammer joins us in conversation to talk about his latest book The Tilt.

Film Matinee: Taxi Driver (1976)

Join us at our 100th Classic Film Screening to watch Taxi Driver (1976) with an introduction by SMSA member, Peter Rainey.

Australia's 'Trafalgar Day' - Adventure, Courage and Diplomacy in 1788

Margaret Cameron-Ash joins us in person to discuss the research behind her latest book, Beating France to Botany Bay: The Race to Found Australia.

The Psychology of Crime Investigations

Dr Celine van Golde joins us to explore how psychology can assist in criminal investigations.

Heritage Houses of the Parramatta River (COSHA)

City of Sydney Historical Association Event: Heritage Houses of the Parramatta River. Speaker: Angela Phippen.

Classic Film Night: To Be or Not to Be (1942)

Join us to watch film classic, To Be or Not to Be (1942), with an introduction by Peter Rainey.

Dead & Buried: A Curious History of Sydney’s Burial Grounds with Warren Fahey

Warren Fahey joins us for History Week 2022 to explore the history of Sydney’s burial grounds and the research behind his latest book.

Navigating Teen Mental Health for Grandparents & Carers

Find out how to support the mental health of the upcoming generation in this panel discussion designed for grandparents, parents and carers of young people.

Famous Meetings in History: Governor Phillip invites Rear Admiral Laperouse to Sydney Cove

City of Sydney Historical Association Event. Famous Meetings in History. Speaker: Margaret Cameron

Film Matinee: Parasite (2019)

Join us to watch this multi award-winning film with an introduction by SMSA member, Peter Rainey.

A Dickensian Christmas in July

Celebrate Christmas in July with delicious refreshments and a cosy Dickens reading before settling in to watch a Christmas film. SMSA Members only.

Classic Film Night: The Servant (1963)

Join us to watch film classic, The Servant (1963), with an introduction by Peter Rainey.

The Tasman Map - The Biography of a Map (COSHA)

City of Sydney Historical Association Event. The Tasman Map. Speaker: Ian Burnet

Collapse and everything after: what can we learn from the fall of ancient civilisations?

Associate Professor Dan Penny joins us to explore what we can learn from the fall of ancient civilisations.

Rum: A Distilled History Of Colonial Australia (COSHA)

City of Sydney Historical Association Event. Rum: A Distilled History Of Colonial Australia. Speaker: Matt Murphy.

Film Matinee: A Night at the Opera (1935)

Join us to watch this classic film with an introduction by SMSA member, Peter Rainey.

Classic Film Night: The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)

Join us to watch film classic, The Spirit of the Beehive (1973), with an introduction by Peter Rainey.

The Refugee Experience

Join Deena Yako and Samah Shda from the Refugee Council of Australia for an interactive discussion to learn more about refugees and their experiences in coming to Australia.