What’s On

History Week 2018: Life & Death

Join our researchers for a series of compelling talks – Death Rites – which will be held during History Week, 1 – 9 September, 2018 at Parramatta Library.

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Sydney Science Festival Event: World-leading Westmead Hospital


Book on one of the another fascinating Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre events being held during the Sydney Science Festval via this link: https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/living-community/sydney-science-festival-events

Join us on the evening of Weds 15 August for a fascinating journey through the past, present and future of cancer treatment at Westmead Hospital, the world-leading research and teaching hospital in Sydney’s West.

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Heritage Festival 2018: May events

We’re hosting a series of activities, workshops, talks and displays for Australia’s largest festival and celebration of heritage and culture: the Australian Heritage Festival. The theme for the festival in 2018 is ‘My Culture, My Story’.

History Week 2017: Pop goes Parramatta

As part of History Week, hosted by the History Council NSW, the City of Parramatta Research and Collection Services team held an an open day – Pop goes Parramatta –  to collect your popular culture memories! Check out the details, and our Pinterest board showcasing the day, below:

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New World War One Touch Table

Currently we are installing a new World War One touch table which contains the names of 1500 soldiers and nurses from the Parramatta region of Western Sydney. read more…

Across Council

the latest list of activities and events across the whole of Parramatta Council


Parramatta Library

Check out the many free activities and events run by Parramatta Council Library.


Parramatta Visitor Centre

Parramatta Council runs activities every school holidays


Riverside Theatre

The Riverside Theatre has a great program of shows and theatrical events.


Parramatta Artist Studios

Parramatta Artists Studios offer affordable non-residential/residential studio and exhibition space.

Parramatta Historical Society

The second oldest Historical Society in New South Wales