The Heavy People:

This City, That Decade


Travel back in time for an afternoon of intimate Sydney storytelling through the eyes of some diverse residents.
See Sydney through the eyes of four diverse residents.
Join us at Customs House Library to hear four storytellers share their first memories and moments in Sydney over the last 40 years, from the 1980s to the 2010s
Jackie Nugara leaves behind a troubled past in Melbourne to find her new self in Sydney in the 80s
Deniz Agraz arrives from Turkey in 1997 as a teenager.
Classical Indian dancer Hamsa Venkat steps into Sydney with her family in the 2000s
Thinesh Thillai, a Canadian, arrives in Sydney, via some time in Brisbane in the ‘10s
The event is free to the public and recommended for those 18 years and over.
Presented by City of Sydney in partnership with The Brown Council.