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Northbridge Crime Walk (cancelled)

Tuesday December 3, 2019
18:00 - 19:45
THIS IS A FREE EVENT
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Join Sean Cowan and take a walk in the footsteps of gangsters, murderers, drug dealers and sex workers in this 90-minute tour of Northbridge’s most notorious crime spots of yesteryear. From the site of a 1950s Calabrian mafia murder, to the containment era brothels and the gambling houses of the 1970s, you’ll be captivated by Perth’s seedier side, as you hear about the crime figures who shaped life in Perth last century.


Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

This walk will begin at the Centre for Stories on Aberdeen Street and concludes outside the State Library Car Park on Francis Street.

Please note: this event takes places outdoors. In the case of rain, the event will be cancelled and ticket holders will be notified via email as soon as possible. Ticket holders will have the option to reschedule to an alternative date, or request a full refund. In the unlikely event that the tour guide becomes unavailable because of unforeseen work circumstances, the same policy will apply.

We cannot offer ticket refunds if you are unable to attend an event due to illness or change of mind. If you have purchased tickets to an event and can no longer attend, you are welcome to pass along your ticket to somebody else. Please notify us if you wish to do so at: info@centreforstories.com

Sean Cowan

Sean Cowan was a reporter at The West Australian for 14 years, much of which was spent reporting on organised crime. He is currently the Managing Editor for Fairfax Media’s regional operations in Western Australia and has written an as-yet unpublished series on crime in Perth in the first half of the 20th century.

Venue
Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
The Centre is a ten minute walk from the Perth train station and the Perth Busport, and is serviced by regular CAT buses.

Parking
Parking is available at the CPP Aberdeen street car park (25 metre walk) or at Wilsons car park on Zempilas St (10 metres).

Access
Wheelchair access is provided. The Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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