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2020 AGM: 11am on 20 September at Glebe Youth Service
Posted on 3rd September 2020

By Judy Vergison, Events Coordinator In late August members were sent a notice of the 2020 AGM (by email or by post if you don’t have email). Please note that: The venue for this year has been changed to the Glebe Youth Service, 84 Glebe Point Rd, as the Glebe Town Hall is closed until […]  Read more »

2020 Glebe Society Christmas Gathering: St John’s Church, Friday 11 December 5-7 pm
Posted on 3rd September 2020

By Judy Vergison, Events Coordinator Planning is well underway for our 2020 Christmas Gathering to be held at St John’s Church. The Society appreciates the hospitality of St John’s Church in sharing this beautiful space to celebrate 150 years of a significant Glebe heritage building. All arrangements will be COVID-safe and subject to change if […]  Read more »

150 Year Anniversary of St John’s Church Exhibition: mid-December
Posted on 3rd September 2020

By Judy Vergison, Events Coordinator To mark the 150th anniversary of the current St John’s Church on the corner of Glebe Point Rd and St Johns Rd an exhibition is to be held in mid-December 2020 over five to six days at the back of the church and it will be curated by Glebe Society […]  Read more »

2020 Spring Bird Survey

2020 Spring Bird Survey
Posted on 3rd September 2020

by Andrew Wood, Blue Wren Subcommittee Convenor, 3 September 2020 The Society’s annual spring bird survey will be held on Sunday 1 November – all members and their friends are welcome to attend, and please meet in Paddy Gray Reserve in Hereford St at 6:45 am. The survey will again be led by Judy Christie […]  Read more »

Book review
Posted on 3rd September 2020

Vrasidas Karalis, The Glebe Point Road Blues: In Prose and Verse, Sydney, Australia (Brandl & Schlesinger 2019). Reviewed by Sybil Jack This is not my Glebe Point Rd. Nor are his blues my music despite the efforts of the many shifting cafes. There are places I think I know but the whole is unfamiliar. Forty […]  Read more »

Local, Brooke Green, wins national composition prize
Posted on 1st September 2020

by Virginia Simpson-Young, 1 August 2020 Congratulations to Glebe local, Brooke Green, who won the 2019 Jonathan Blakeman National Composition Prize for her work, From the Heart. Brooke Green was inspired by an issue of national importance. From the Heart is inspired by the ongoing contention in politics and the media surrounding the Uluru Statement […]  Read more »

31st Annual Glebe Music Festival
Posted on 1st September 2020

The Artistic Director of the Glebe Music Festival, Dr E. David McIntosh AM AMusA, is also an infectious diseases specialist and vaccinologist. He is based in London, Amsterdam and Brasilia, and is currently developing vaccines against the pandemic coronavirus. Because of the travel restrictions to and from Australia, David has had to cancel the visits […]  Read more »

Max Solling history walk through Glebe

Report on the Glebe Walk with Max Solling
Posted on 31st October 2019

It’s been a busy time for local historian Max Solling this year. His very popular Festival walks were sold out, with the demand for more resulting in a further Glebe walk on Saturday 12 October 2019. Max entertained a group of 27 walkers with his in-depth knowledge of our local history coupled with his ability […]  Read more »

Community Festival – eight fabulous days!

Community Festival – eight fabulous days!
Posted on 2nd August 2019

The Festival took place at the Harold Park Community Hall, in the Tramsheds Forest Lodge from 23 – 30 June.
Over 2,500 people attended the Exhibition and 1,100 people attended events.
Resounding energy and pride were openly expressed by locals about living in such a wonderful and cohesive community.  Read more »

Anzac Day 2019 at the Diggers’ Memorial
Posted on 3rd May 2019

Glebe Public school took part in the 2019 Anzac Day service held at Glebe War Memorial. Many attending commented on the presence of the school leaders, Georgina and Justodio, as they handed out sprigs of rosemary to people gathered and then laid flowers at the Memorial.   Read more »

Chinese New Year at Glebe’s Sze Yup Temple
Posted on 14th March 2019

In February, the Year of the Pig was welcomed in with Lunar New Year including in Glebe. For decades, Glebe’s Sze Yup Temple was a site for celebrations.  Read more »

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 »

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 »