November 2018 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Speech by Max Solling at Remembrance Day Ceremony 2018

Posted on 25th November 2018

The British imperial dead numbered over a million, and sending the bodies home was logistically impossible. Brooke immortalised himself in his own poignant verse in The Soldier.  Read more »

Speech by Lyn Collingwood on Remembrance Day 2018

Posted on 25th November 2018

A reading of one of the many letters written by World War One serviceman no. 3698 James Blackwood to his aunt Agnes living in Glebe in Stewart Street.  Read more »

Mysterious Old Graffiti in Lew Hoad Reserve

Posted on 26th November 2018

Can you tell us anything about this old graffiti in Lew Hoad Reserve?  Read more »

Call for Ideas Illustrating a Special Moment or Event in the Glebe Society’s History

Posted on 2nd November 2018

As part of the Glebe Society’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, a photographic exhibition is being planned of special events in the organisation’s history. If you have a photo, video or document that recalls a special moment in the Glebe Society’s past, whether it be of people, openings (or even closings), place naming ceremonies, campaigns, commemorations, celebrations or community gatherings, please let us know.  Read more »

Re-dedication of Tramsheds War Memorial

Posted on 2nd November 2018

The Tramsheds War Memorial is returning to its original location at the Tramsheds. It will be re-dedicated on Thursday 8 November 2018 at 11am.  Read more »

Hidden treasures of contemporary Glebe

Posted on 2nd November 2018

‘Our House’ on Sunday 21 Oct 2018 was a perfect opportunity to welcome four new members and to see many hidden treasures of contemporary Glebe in the Lyndhurst Estate.  Read more »

Habitat Garden Guided Walk

Posted on 2nd November 2018

As part of National Bird Week, Sophie Golding, Urban Ecology Coordinator, City of Sydney Council, organised a guided walk in the John Street Reserve Habitat Garden on Saturday morning, 27 October, led by Judy Christie.   Read more »

The Glebe Society Helps Support Centipede

Posted on 2nd November 2018

On the evening of 12 October some 70 hardy souls braved the unseasonable weather to gather in support of Centipede at Glebe Public School at the Sunset Soirée.   Read more »

History Enquiries from the Website

Posted on 2nd November 2018

Enquiries on Glebe’s history and heritage continue to be received from members of the general public via the Society’s website.  Read more »

Dirty Reds Film: 88 Years

Posted on 2nd November 2018

This 16 minute short film gives a fascinating account of the life, death and rebirth of Australia’s first rugby league team, Glebe Rugby League Football Club.  Read more »

How the Glebe Society is Using Twitter

Posted on 2nd November 2018

Alice Simpson-Young shares how the Glebe Society Twitter account is currently being used to illustrate how Twitter works:  Read more »

Planning Report (October 2018)

Planning Report (October 2018)

Posted on 2nd November 2018

Durham Court (417 Glebe Point Road), 225-279 Broadway and Bellevue  Read more »