The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks is a must-visit destination for all ages. A site of exceptional significance- this fascinating building holds the key to understanding Australia's convict foundations and its impact on Aboriginal Australia- and early contribution to immigration and institutional care.Today- the barracks provides an extraordinary new way to experience history. Years in the making- this is history- but not as you know it.&nbsp;Layered with cutting-edge innovation throughout- the museum will redefine the heritage experience- bringing Sydney's past to life more authentically than ever before.Led by groundbreaking audio technology- you'll follow in the footsteps of real people touched by this place. Stand where they stood. Listen to their stories. Feel their defiance- awe and hope. With immersive activations- this is not simply a walk through history. It's living it.It's also the chance to discover one of Australia's most important archaeological collections. Displaying over 4000 original artefacts- the barracks is a direct link to items worn- touched and treasured by past residents - including an intact convict shirt and leather shoe. As some of the world's few remaining examples- it's a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with Australia's past.Home to Australia's convict and colonial history- Hyde Park Barracks is a must-see Sydney destination - intriguing on every level. Today- its innovative next chapter will take you where no history book could ever go.
This adventure is a combination of a walking tour- self-discovery and a learning experience.OverviewThis is a fun and adventurous way to learn how to take creative photographs with your smartphone while exploring Coogee Beach east of Sydney. During this three-hour workshop- we will head out to Coogee Beach and its surrounds to photograph surf- water- rocks- architecture and anything else that inspires you!&nbsp;The workshop is suitable for all skill levels- all ages- and any type of smartphone.&nbsp;What we doGive you some creative photography&nbsp;fundamentalsTeach you how to improve your phone handling skills when taking photographsShow you some creative composition techniques and tips used by professional photographersPoint you to our favourite phone apps for expanding your photo-taking and editing of your photos&nbsp;What you will needA smartphoneA basic tripod and phone tripod mount (one of each can be provided if requested)A basic level of fitness as we will be walking for most of the workshopA water bottleTime & placeThe workshop starts at 4.30 pm sharp. Please arrive 15 mins before the workshop beginsMeet at Coogee Bite Cafe- 126a Beach St- Coogee NSW 2034Cost: $60COVID-SAFECovid-safe guidelines: For your safety- we will carry hand-sanitiser and practice safe distancing.