Join author Leigh Straw and the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts for a discussion on the true story of famed underworld figure, Kate Leigh, the worst woman in Sydney! Kate Leigh was a brothel madam, sly-grog seller and drug dealer with in excess of 100 criminal convictions to her name, yet many locals saw her as a benevolent matriarch. In her new book, Leigh Straw uncovers the full story of Kate Leigh’s career as an underworld figure.
When: Tuesday 5 July 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Where: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts
280 Pitt St, Sydney