Monthly Archives: November 2011
The Glebe Society has its annual Christmas event every December, and this year it will be held in the grounds of historic Toxteth House, i.e. St Scholatica’s College. Christmas drinks and canapes will be served on the elegant verandah and (weather permitting) on the lawns of Toxteth House, in Avenue Road, Glebe. Read more »
On 19th November The Glebe Society will conduct another of its regular Guided Walking Tours. This walking tour will start at the Inner City Clay workers and then visit take in Art Almanac. Gallery Red, The Glass Artists Gallery, Salerno, The Floral Gallery then conclude with coffee and cake at Yuga. Read more »
Bernard Smith was one of the founders of The Glebe Society in 1969. He and his wife Kate were responsible for one of the classic books of Glebe – “The Architectural Character of Glebe”. He was an eminent art historian, writer, professor of fine arts at the University of Sydney, and a beloved member of the Glebe Society. He died in Melbourne this month aged 94 years. A memorial service will be held in Melbourne at the National Gallery of Victoria on Monday 28th November
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The Glebe Society held its Annual General Meeting on Sunday 28th August 2011 at Benledi. The meeting was well attended with some 65 members. The two outgoing Presidents during the past 12 months each gave their President’s Report, and they are now available for reading online. Our guest speaker was Dr Lisa Murray, the City Historian, who spoke on “Local History: making connections in the Digital Age”, and her talk is also available online.
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The Glebe Youth Service (GYS) will hold its annual Film and Fun Night on Saturday 12 November, 2011 at the Peter Forsythe Auditorium, Glebe. The night includes performances from local musicians such as hip-hop group Str8 Ballaz as well as artists and film makers. Each year GYS partners with Short Black Films to produce a 10-minute short film based on young people’s personal experiences. Many of these young people have overcome adversity to find a voice through their art. Read more »