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Glebe Society meets with Lord Mayor Clover Moore to discuss public housing
Posted on 26th May 2021

Glebe Society met with Lord Mayor Clover Moore to discuss social housing. The Glebe Society is opposed to LAHC’s unprincipled vision to create a tale of two suburbs: one which is low-rise and historic and the other which is high-rise and heartless.  Read more »

Anzac Day in Glebe, 2021
Posted on 22nd May 2021

Max Solling on the impact of the Second World War on Glebe residents.  Read more »

A Christmas Gathering with a difference … at St John’s Church!
Posted on 1st January 2021

Tickets sold out in just over a week for our Christmas gathering held on Friday 11 December in the historic St John’s Church, with 100 people attending. It was a pleasure to welcome so many newer members. Several members commented that although they had lived in Glebe for over 20 years they’d never ventured inside this beautiful historic building and were delighted to have this opportunity.  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 »

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 »

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 »