**SOLD OUT** Enjoy a glass of beer and a hearty meal while listen to some incredible stories about the gangs, pushes and larrikins who brought fear and chaos to the streets of old Sydney between 1840 and 1950.
Surry Hills and Darlinghurst were quiet villages in colonial times... until 1891 happened and for the next 100 years, they became the vice & murder capitals of Australia. Discover how and hear about the worst murders, forgotten until now.
During WW2, thousands of American servicemen flooded into Sydney seeking vice and debauchery. East Sydney became their playground and the gangsters made bank. But all parties must end and when this one ended the streets ran red with blood.
In this talk you will discover the most sensational murders committed in Sydney between 1800 and 1950 that remain unsolved. Hear about the crime scene, the investigation, the reaction from the public.
Over 120 pubs existed in East Sydney in the 19th century. Some are still licensed, some since demolished and many, like old ghosts, haunt the streets as cafes, homes and shops. They all have incredible stories of mayhem, madness and murder.