Events at Mitchell Theatre

The Enlightenment

Paul Brunton — Learning, Adaptation & the Enlightenment: The Library

The Royal Society of NSW and the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (SMSA) are proud to present a collaborative lecture program, The Enlightenment Series.
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Em. Professor Brynn Hibbert — FAKE SCIENCE: Crooks, Cranks & Charlatans

Professor Brynn Hibbert talks about some of the wackier examples of crooks, cranks and charlatans out for a free lunch, and how not to be taken in by FAKE SCIENCE
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Walter Mason — Dickens and Oliver Twist

Join Walter Mason for an engaging talk on Dickens' most popular novel, Oliver Twist, and how it captured the state of Victorian society to evocatively.
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Thang Ngo — Blogging Your Interests

Join Noodlies food blogger Thang Ngo to learn tips and tricks for starting a successful blog and using your passion to build an engaged community.
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Cooks River - An Unnatural History (COSHA)

Join Em. Professor Ian Tyrell, for the City of Sydney Historical Association, as he shares the story of Sydney's Cooks River.
The Treasures of Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Join us for a FREE screening of the 1948 classic, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, starring Humphrey Bogart.
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Dominic Knight — Strayapedia

Join Dominic Knight for the answers to important questions of national identity in Strayapedia, with helpful alternative facts on AC/DC, Aussie rules, Canberra, Kylie Minogue, Ned Kelly, koalas, and Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, among many other certified dinky-di topics.
Australian-Museum

Kim McKay AO — Learning, Adaptation & the Enlightenment: The Museum

Please note the changed date for this event which will now be held on Monday, 5 February 2018.
Hydro Majestic Hotel

Palace of Tears (COSHA)

Julian Leatherdale shares some fascinating tales about the history of the historic Hydro Majestic Hotel, the setting for his debut novel Palace of Tears. 
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Chris Frame — QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

Maritime historian Chris Frame takes us on a nostalgic journey aboard the most legendary ocean liner of our time, the QE2, to celebrate her 50th anniversary.
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From the Outback to Outer Space — Australia in Space

50 years ago Australia's first satellite, WRESAT, was launched from the Woomera Rocket Range. Kerrie Dougherty talks about Australia in Space
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White Ribbon — Ending Violence Against Women **CANCELLED**

**CANCELLED**Due to events beyond our control, this event has been cancelled.Visit the White Ribbon page to find other White Ribbon Day events.

Power of Attorney — Choose who manages your finances when you can't

Learn about power of attorney, and why you should give sufficient thought to the process of appointing an attorney to make financial decisions for you - when you either cannot, or chose not, to make these decisions yourself.
Stacey Demarco

Stacey Demarco — Circles, Cycles & Lunar-tics

Join Modern Witch, Stacey Demarco in conversation with Walter Mason for a fun, and free talk on everything lunar and magic!
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Coleridge's Masterpieces — Rime, Christabel & Kubla Khan

Join the Poetry at SMSA group as they celebrate the works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge with readings from three of his much beloved poems, Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christabel and Kubla Khan.
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Sydney: The city that could have been... (COSHA)

Join the City of Sydney Historical Association for a talk on past plans for Sydney City, and "What the city could have been..."
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When is this Lad Going Home? (CHAA)

When is this Lad going home?

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

When Doris Walker hires a last minute replacement Santa for Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, she does not expect him to claim to be the real Santa Claus.