March 2011 – The Glebe Society

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Historical tours of Sydney TAFE college

Historical tours of Sydney TAFE college

Posted on 23rd March 2011

As part of its 120th anniversary celebrations, Ultimo College (part of TAFE NSW – Sydney Institute) is giving lovers of history and architecture the chance to join small personal tours of its historical campus. These FREE “Walking Through History” tours will run monthly from 5 April until 6 December, 12.15pm until 1.30pm. Taking about 60 minutes, the tour is filled with interesting anecdotes of the times, of politics and past students and will be led by expert historian, Norm Neill.
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National Trust event in Glebe – cruise on the “Waratah” historic steam tug – 10th Apr

National Trust event in Glebe – cruise on the “Waratah” historic steam tug – 10th Apr

Posted on 21st March 2011

The National Trust and the Glebe Society have the following event relating to Glebe: An Inner Harbour Cruise on the “Waratah” historic steam tug – Sunday 10th April. $30, refreshments not provided. Sailings at 10 am and 12 noon. For full details of this event, see the Flyer and Booking form.  Read more »

National Trust event in Glebe – a guided history walk

National Trust event in Glebe – a guided history walk

Posted on 21st March 2011

The National Trust and the Glebe Society have organised an event relating to Glebe: A Guided Walking Tour of Glebe – “Glebe Historic Waterfront” on Saturday 2nd April.
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Choral Concert at St Scholastica’s

Choral Concert at St Scholastica’s

Posted on 17th March 2011

Concert: Coro Innominata 2011 presents the first of its performances for this year ‘Remember and Rejoice’ Ars Moriendi 3pm, Sunday 17 April 2011 St Scholastica’s Chapel, Glebe Musical Director – Wayne Glass To Purchase tickets… Call 0413 440 173 0r email coro@innominata.org for further information.  Tickets can also be purchased on line at www.innominata.org  Read more »

City of Sydney City Plan

City of Sydney City Plan

Posted on 13th March 2011

CITY OF SYDNEY CITY PLAN   The inner suburbs of Sydney have long been recognised as the repository of our history and deserving of conservation. Glebe itself was first recognised as an Urban Conservation Area in 1974.  More recently, The Australian Institute of Architects has held up Glebe as a model for future urban development […]  Read more »

Woodstock music at Glebe Library – Sat 19th March

Woodstock music at Glebe Library – Sat 19th March

Posted on 13th March 2011

A Woodstock tribute band will be performing at the front of Glebe Library on Saturday 19th March from 12 noon till 3.00 p.m. It is a free event and no bookings required. See the flyer.

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Woolcock Institute research on Shingles

Woolcock Institute research on Shingles

Posted on 13th March 2011

The Woolcock Institute in Glebe Point Road is conducting research into Shingles. They are seeking volunteers for their research, and they are seeking people who have NOT had shingles, have NOT ever been vaccinated against shingles or chickenpox, and are aged over 70 years and in good health. To get further information on this, contact the Woolcock Institute in Glebe on 9114-0450, or email to volunteers@woolcock.org.au or read the flyer.
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Glebe Society objects to mini-Darling Harbour in Rozelle Bay

Glebe Society objects to mini-Darling Harbour in Rozelle Bay

Posted on 7th March 2011

The Glebe Society has objected to a proposal for a mini-Darling Harbour in Rozelle Bay.  Read more »

Glebe Walks Goes Online

Glebe Walks Goes Online

Posted on 6th March 2011

The Glebe Society website will gain a great new feature this month – an online guide to walks in Glebe which replaces Historic Glebe which was the bible for people exploring Glebe’s heritage for more than 20 years.   Read more »

City Plan on display: It could affect you!

City Plan on display: It could affect you!

Posted on 6th March 2011

The new City Plan is now on display and it could affect you. Read Neil Macindoe’s article and consider whether you need to make a submission to the Sydney City Council.  Read more »