The Leichhardt Academy
of Style and Health was official created on spring evening in 2001.
The academy finds its antecedent in the famed establishment of the
ABBEY OF THELEME and this establishments dedication to
refinement, leisure and luxury in the form of proper conduct, behavior
The Academy had been active before this time but had gone unnamed. During
the planning for THE LIBERAL LEICHHARDT OLYMPICS a need for a more formal
identification of the ideological impetus driving the production of the
event was deemed necessary and important. The Academy is focused on
providing opportunities for the display of style and physical and mental
health hence the motto .
are held with a quorum of two on Friday evenings. This
perambulation usually happens between Haberfield canal
BALMIANS HORES The meetings are loosely convened weekly and seasonal
uniform (usually involving an apron) is desirable but not mandatory. Full
membership is automatic on attending a Friday evening
and associated membership is automatic for anyone participating or attending
a L.A.S.H. production. Those associate members who provide
invaluable practical assistance, guidance and unfailing and 'pataphysical
participation above and beyond, hold the title of Honorary Member.