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Razorhurst Walking Tour

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by Belinda Nolan-Price (subscribe)
Arts & Entertainment Lover in Ballarat.
Published June 24th 2021
In the 1920s and 30s, Sydney was a boomtown for vice and criminal enterprises to build criminal empires due to a legal loophole, opportunities were readily available to women.

Two women who prospected through this era were Tilly Devine and Kate Leigh. Blancmange Productions present a Razorhurst Walking Tour, where you discover more about these two powerful ladies and the other characters of the period, including Jim Devine, Guido Calletti, Nellie Cameron and Frank Green.

Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine. Image from Wikipedia.


During the tour, participants are taken to locations in Darlinghurst, Kings Cross and Potts Point, where the crimes took place, where the criminals lived and where the blood battles occurred during the Razor Wars.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. If the weather isn't suitable, you'll be advised of cancellation two hours or more prior to the start time.

Image from Razorhurst Walking Tour Facebook page.

Tours take place on multiple times each Saturday. If desired patrons can dress in period costume. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

You can discover more about Sydney's underworld when you embark on the Razorhurst Walking Tour.
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Why? Discover the bloody rivalry of Sydney's underworld
When: Multiple tours each Saturday
Phone: 0418 255 440
Where: Coca Cola Sign, 94 Darlinghurst Rd, Kings Cross
Cost: General Admission: $30.00, Concession: $25.00 plus booking fee
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