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Rediscovering Sydney: A bird’s eye view

Darling Square Library
Darling Square Library
Levels 1 and 2, The Exchange, 1 Little Pier Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

Wednesday 17 March from 1pm to 2pm

City of Sydney Library Lunchtime Conversations is a series of free talks with authors, artists and experts.

With travel plans disrupted over the last year, many people are rediscovering and exploring their local area. This first talk of our 2-part series offers a deep dive into an alternate view of Sydney.

Imagine you are a bird, flying over Sydney. What might you see and how different would the city look from above? Join City of Sydney curator Margaret Betteridge as she takes you on a guided tour using historical aerial views of Sydney from our archives and collection.

In this 1-hour talk, Margaret will showcase the architecture, history and unique stories of Sydney as viewed from the air. Her presentation will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Margaret Betteridge

Margaret is the curator of the City of Sydney’s civic collection. She enjoys sharing special stories about Sydney through some of the City of Sydney’s fascinating and intriguing objects and archives.

This is a free event however bookings are essential. You can join the event in person at our Darling Square Library or online.

Booking options

Attend the event at Darling Square Library - Covid safety

To join the session in person, choose this option when you book. This is a Covid-safe event. Please read your booking confirmation carefully for instructions on how to join the event according to our Covid-19 safety plan

Please note that the venue has a reduced capacity and bookings are limited to 30 people. If you book a ticket and can’t attend for any reason, please let us know as soon as possible.

Attend the event online

To join the session live on Zoom, choose this option when you book. Please read your booking confirmation carefully for instructions on how to join the event on Zoom. You’ll need to install the free Zoom software on your own computer or device to participate.

This event will be Auslan interpreted. To access the Auslan interpreting, you will need to use Zoom on a computer for this event.

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