Sappho Books, Cafe & Bar

We are one of Sydney's favourite general second-hand Bookstores. Walk through to our beautiful courtyard Cafe that transforms into a tapas Bar at night. We are also now home to Da Capo Music Bookshop, the only dedicated second-hand sheet music store in Australia. We buy and sell used books, sheet music and records, host live music and events and are available for venue hire


Monday: 8.30am to 6:30pm

Tuesday: 8.30am to 6:30pm

Wednesday: 8.30am till late

Thursday: 8.30am till late

Friday: 8.30am till late

Saturday: 8.30am till late

Sunday: 9:00am to 6:30pm

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Open Mind Mic

Open Mind Mic is a soapbox-style symposium where you can speak your mind. 

It’s a platform to share ideas – like a TED Talk, except with a cocktail menu. 

Each speaker gets a maximum of 10 minutes, followed by a facilitated Q&A/discussion session. 

There is no theme and there are no censors – the only criteria is that your idea is discussion-provoking. You can be as controversial as you like – you just need to be ready to back up your stance during the Q&A. 

The discourse is free, as is the entry!

Doors open: 7pm
First speaker: 7:30pm

Earlier Event: April 29
Ella Belfanti
Later Event: May 6
Monica and The Explosion