september, 2019

08sep10:00 am12:00 pmLost Waterways of the Inner WestA special History Week event!


Event Details

A special History Week event!

Addison Road Community Organisation is proud to present “Lost Waterways of the Inner West”: a free participatory event where you can explore, remember and re-imagine the vast network of often hidden waterways that still exert an influence on our environments and imaginations.

Lost Waterways of the Inner West includes:

– A short walking tour of the buried freshwater creek at Addison Road Community Centre.
– A look at the history of Gumbramorra Swamp in maps and images, by Sue Castrique, joint winner of the Nature Writing Prize for 2019.
– An exploration of the Cooks River as a lost-but-living waterway that continues to shape and be shaped by the Inner West community, by writer Alexander Wells.
– A survey of creative responses to the history and future of local waterways by public artist Graham Chalcroft.
– A slideshow of historic images of local waterways and an opportunity to map your own memories onto a collaborative community ‘memory landscape’.

For full program and bookings, head to EventBrite:

WHEN: Sunday 8th September 2019, 10am – 12pm
WHERE: Addison Road Community Centre, 142 Addison Road Marrickville
COST: FREE (with EventBrite registration:

Addison Road Community Organisation acknowledges that this event takes place on stolen land. We pay our respects to the traditional owners – the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded.


(Sunday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Addison Road Community Centre

142 Addison Road


Addison Road Community Centre Organisation