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North Sydney Community Centre

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About Us

Welcome to North Sydney Community Centre!

North Sydney Community Centre is a vibrant hub of activity with a huge amount of dynamic activity including the Northside Produce Market, adult classes and workshops, community events, Explorer's Playgroup and After School Care.

At North Sydney Community Centre we are very proud of our reputation – not only for our programs, but also of our people, our committee, our students, our tutors, our volunteers. We want to shout loud, cry from the rooftops, get people over here, get people to have fun, and have a great experience – from the first point of contact throughout their experience with us.

Some people have been coming to the Centre for 45 years; grandparents who brought their children now bring their grandchildren. We are here for the long haul.

We are financially sustainable; we are thrifty, responsive to our community. We fundraise so that we contribute to programs for refugees and asylum seekers, the environment and sustainability and social issues. We run a hugely successful annual Food Drive for the House of Welcome, thanks to our wonderful and generous community, both local and across Sydney. We run community working bee days with Zonta to make breast cushions or to pack hundreds of birthing kits that are sent around the world. We produce regular 'In Conversation' events such as 'Creative Women' and 'Death and Dying' as well as regular film screening and Q&A opportunities. 

Embedded in our values is a commitment to social justice, freedom of expression, we want to give everyone an opportunity to find a niche with us.

No matter where you’re from, or what you do, or who you are.

At the Centre we try to make an impact on our community – we are creating a space that people want to visit and engage with – whether you’re a grandparent happy to don a bright pink wig for playgroup dress ups, a working parent juggling life, work and what to do with kids after school, a foodie looking for the best and most delicious seasonal produce, or if you have a love of the artisan, the home grown, or the handmade or if you’re just after a good time or to learn some new tricks coupled with an opportunity to meet like minded souls in a weekly class or weekend workshop – maybe in the art room, the choir, a music class, tai chi or cooking  – we are THAT place.

Absolutely unique, there aren’t many places in the world like our little Centre.

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We're on facebook @northsydneycommunitycentre & @northsideproducemarket, @explorersplaygroup and instagram and twitter @nthsydcentre and @nthsydmkts 

We run 4 terms throughout the year

Term 1: February - April  

Term 2: April - June

Term 3: July - September

Term 4: October - December

We publish a What's On Guide that covers either Term 1 & 2, or Term 3 & 4. Classes go ahead dependent on minimum numbers so if you don't book in a class might be cancelled, and if you book in too late you might miss out! 

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North Sydney Community Centre is an Independent not for profit organisation established in 1972.  

Our weekly classes and weekend workshops include Creative Classes (pottery, life drawing, painting, sculpture, weaving, basketry, photography, flowers, calligraphy, paper craft, drawing, creative writing) Health and Wellbeing classes (yoga, pilates, tai chi, reiki, meditation, healthy lifestyle & healthy nutrition), Languages and Travel classes (Spanish, Italian, French), (New York, Japan etc) Cooking and Beverage Classes (pickling & preserving, fermenting, baking, and cheesemaking), Lifestyle and Technology classes (Beeswax Wraps, Corsswords, Food writing, Kokedama) Music and Dance Classes, (African, Latino, Bollywood and Line dancing, Violin, Guitar, Choir) and so much more

We also run Northside Produce Market on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month. Northside Produce Market 

For a full list of all activities, events, markets, weekly classes and weekend workshops go to:

Creative Women 2016 Podcasts
Creative Women 2017 Podcasts
Death & Dying 2017 Podcasts
In Conversation: Wendy Whiteley & Janet Hawley with Costa GeorgiadisCreative Women 2018 Podcasts
Death & Dying 2018 Podcasts


North Sydney Community Centre - one of the North Shore's most convenient and affordable venues. Situated in beautiful Civic Park, only minutes from North Sydney CBD, it is sure-to-impress.

The building has been architecturally designed and features:

  • Large, open spaces with maximum sunlight
  • 5 rooms of varying sizes
  • Audiovisual equipment and facilities
  • Kitchen & barbeque
  • Art & pottery room
  • Adventure playground
  • Disabled access
  • Parking available - free on weekends in Ridge St Car Park 
  • Easily accessible by bus and train

Ideal for conferences, meetings, events, workshops, or children's birthday parties - all at very competitive prices.

Contact the Booking Manager on 02 9922 2299, or fill in the FORM 

We hope to see you at the Centre soon!

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220 Miller Street
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060