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The Glebe Society’s 48th AGM
Posted on 7th September 2017

Forty-three members attended the 48th Annual General Meeting held on Sunday 20 August in the Glebe Town Hall.
After the formalities, the guest speaker, Senior Constable Renee Fortuna, spoke to the members about her work with the youth of Glebe.  Read more »

Anzac Day 2017 Talk

Anzac Day 2017 Talk
Posted on 25th May 2017

This is the speech which Max Solling gave at the Anzac Day ceremony at the Glebe Diggers’ Memorial in April.  Read more »

Glebe’s Tribute to Robyn Kemmis
Posted on 7th June 2016

As a long term resident and active member of the Glebe community Robyn was known, respected and admired by all with whom she came into contact. This was made evident by the number and diversity of people who rose to speak about her impact on them and their corner of Glebe, and to offer their condolences to Lynne, her partner.  Read more »

Josie & the Emeralds perform at Glebe Town Hall 20th March

Josie & the Emeralds perform at Glebe Town Hall 20th March
Posted on 11th March 2016

Josie and the Emeralds in “The Equinox”: Chamber Hall at the Glebe Town Hall, 160 St John’s Road, Glebe, Sunday 20th March at 2pm. Music from 17th century Europe and 21st century Australia, by Hume, Byrd, Morley, Dowland, Edwards, Kats-Chernin, and the premiere of “Reza Barati” by Brooke Green. And celebrating 400 years since Dirk Hartog’s Dutch expedition […]  Read more »

Opening the Glebe Aboriginal Cultural Space

Opening the Glebe Aboriginal Cultural Space
Posted on 8th December 2014

On the afternoon of Tuesday, 11 November, a large crowd gathered at the Glebe Town Hall for this combined event.  Read more »

Glebe Society Christmas Party – 7th December

Glebe Society Christmas Party – 7th December
Posted on 10th November 2012

Join us for the 2012 Glebe Society Christmas Party. This year’s Party will be held at the new St Barnabas Church (Barney’s), Mountain Street, Broadway. The Upper Foyer is a beautiful architect designed venue, part of the new Barneys created on the site of the church building destroyed by fire in 2006.   Read more »

Bernard Smith – Symposium & Wake – 9th November

Bernard Smith – Symposium & Wake – 9th November
Posted on 5th November 2012

Bernard Smith was one of the founders of The Glebe Society in 1969. He and his wife Kate were responsible for the definitive book on Glebe heritage – “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. We invite all members and non-members to attend an event to celebrate Bernard and Kate Smith’s contribution to ensuring the continued existence of Glebe in face of the threat to bulldoze us out of existence in favour of a free-way.   Read more »

“From Glebe to Antarctica”, a talk by Grahame Budd – 21st October

“From Glebe to Antarctica”, a talk by Grahame Budd – 21st October
Posted on 1st October 2012

An illustrated talk by Grahame Budd: Mawson’s four Antarctic expeditions – and Beyond. A repeat of Grahame’s popular and fascinating talk on Mawson, with new material on Australia’s work in Antarctica since World War II, bringing the story up to the present time.  Read more »

Launch of the “Friends of Centipede” – 2nd November

Launch of the “Friends of Centipede” – 2nd November
Posted on 1st October 2012

Launch of Friends of Centipede. Glebe Rowing Club (Ferry Road), Friday 2 November, 6 – 8.00pm, with support of Glebe Society. An invite to all Glebe Society members and residents of Glebe. Cocktails, art auction. Friends of Centipede is being set up to provide financial support for Centipede, the before and after school care at Glebe Public School.
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Cockatoo Island guided tour – Sunday 4th November

Cockatoo Island guided tour – Sunday 4th November
Posted on 1st October 2012

The Glebe Society is organising a ferry trip to Cockatoo Island with a guided tour of the heritage industrial architecture that remains on the island from its ship-building days. Date: Sunday 4th November, guided tour starts at 11.45 a.m. Bookings essential, cost is $20 per person. Bookings required by 15th October.
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Janet Seidl jazz concert – 19th September

Janet Seidl jazz concert – 19th September
Posted on 25th August 2012

Press release: “I LOVE A PIANO” Tour Janet Seidel Trio – September 2012. (Subtitle “I Love a Venue with a Piano”!) Popular Australian singer and pianist, Janet Seidel has a new and unique Australian tour coming up starting in September. As long-time Glebe residents they'll be kicking off the tour on the 19th September at […]  Read more »

Biodiversity workshop – 3rd September

Biodiversity workshop – 3rd September
Posted on 17th August 2012

Upcoming workshop in the City’s Green Villages series   ·    Biodiversity: indigenous plants & animals o   Glebe Community Garden o   132 St John’s Road, Glebe      Monday 03/09/2012 o    6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Discover how to create habitat in your backyard or balcony during Threatened Species Month. Learn about Sydney’s native plants and animals, what habitat […]  Read more »

AGM of The Glebe Society – 26th August

AGM of The Glebe Society – 26th August
Posted on 2nd August 2012

Members are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held at Benledi, 186 Glebe Point Road (corner of Wigram Road) on Sunday August 26 from 11.00 am till 1.00 pm. In addition to the usual business activities of the AGM, we are pleased to announce that there will be an an address by Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO
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Frank Hurley – a Lecture/Entertainment – 16th Sep

Frank Hurley – a Lecture/Entertainment – 16th Sep
Posted on 1st August 2012

As part of History Week, Robert Dixon, Professor of Australian Literature at the University of Sydney, who has recently published a book about Hurley’s shows, will provide his own “synchronised lecture entertainment” in Glebe, the suburb where Hurley was born in 1885. Date: Sunday 16th September, 5.30pm till 7.30pm. Bookings are essential.
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Thirsty Thursday – Lien restaurant – 2nd August

Thirsty Thursday – Lien restaurant – 2nd August
Posted on 20th July 2012

Members and friends are invited to meet in restaurants in and around Glebe, usually on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm, to eat and talk with other people who live in Glebe. We visit a different restaurant each month, with varying cuisines. Our next event will be on Thursday 2nd August when we will share a meal at Lien restaurant, 331 Glebe Point Road. Please email Edwina Doe or call her on 9660 7066 at least 24 hours before the dinner to let her know if you are coming, or if you are likely to be late.
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