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A new ‘Men’s Table’ in Glebe
Posted on 4th November 2020

By Jan Macindoe, Community Development Convenor, Glebe Society Bulletin November 2020    The Men’s Table invites men to pull up a chair at The Glebe Hotel, 63 Bay St, on Monday 23 November at 6.30 pm as we introduce a new way to support your community. It is a charity dedicated to creating a unique […]  Read more »

150 Year Anniversary of St John’s Church Exhibition
Posted on 4th November 2020

From 8th December 2020
Exploring the work of architect Edmund Blacket in Glebe.  Read more »

EVENT: 31st Annual Glebe Music Festival, November 21-22
Posted on 4th November 2020

The three concerts for this year’s Glebe Music Festival will occur at St John’s Church (corner St John’s Rd and Glebe Point Rd). Entry will be free of charge but bookings are essential on TryBooking.  Read more »

EVENT: Federation Architect: Walter Liberty Vernon
Posted on 4th November 2020

Historic Houses Association of Australia is hosting an online seminar called ‘Seeking Out Walter Liberty Vernon: Monuments of Art and a Distinctly Australian Architecture’. The seminar will take place on Thursday 3 December 2020 from 12.30 pm – 2.00 pm.  Read more »

Norma Hawkins receives Honorary Fellowship from UNSW
Posted on 4th November 2020

The University of NSW has awarded Norma Hawkins with an Honorary Fellowship. Norma is a member of the Glebe Society and active member of the Blue Wren Subcommittee.  Read more »

2020 Glebe Society Christmas Gathering
Posted on 16th October 2020

The Glebe Society Christmas Gathering 2020 will take place at St John’s Church Friday 11 December 5 to 7 pm. More details to come.  Read more »

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

The host and guest speaker for the Glebe Society’s 2020 AGM was Keiran Kevans, Coordinator of the Glebe Youth Service  Read more »

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

A date for your diary …..  Read more »

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

An exhibition exploring the work of colonial architect Edmund Blacket is to be held in mid-December 2020 as part of celebrations for this important historical milestone  Read more »

2020 Spring Bird Survey

2020 Spring Bird Survey
Posted on 3rd 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  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 »

Bob Connolly remembers local opposition to the Hereford Lodge YHA
Posted on 1st September 2020

Bob Connolly was living across the road from the Hereford Lodge YHA in the early 1990s. Our editor interviewed him about action taken by a group of locals to address the problems arising from a large YHA in a residential street:  Read more »

Glebe Community COVID Souvenir Sing
Posted on 30th June 2020

30 June 2020 Download the lyrics sheet here. Our Bulletin for July 2020, gives details of the wonderful initiative of Liz and Albert Lecoanet. If you’d like more details – check out the Bulletin here.  Read more »