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Biodiversity lecture, 2021
Posted on 8th July 2021

The Glebe Society’s annual biodiversity lecture this year focussed on the fascinating creatures in Sydney harbour and along the coastline

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

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

Glebe Island Bridge – Give It Back public meeting a great success
Posted on 1st January 2021

The Glebe Society has for many years called for the restoration and repair of the now-disused Glebe Island Bridge for use as a pedestrian walkway and cycleway. The Society organised a meeting at the Pyrmont end of the Bridge on Thursday 3 December, the 25th anniversary of the decommissioning of the Bridge and its replacement by the Anzac Bridge.

Ted McKeown places a wreath on the Diggers Memorial to mark Anzac Day 2020

We remember them: Glebe’s Anzac Day under COVID-19
Posted on 17th May 2020

Anzac Day is commemorated as an inclusive event, with people of all cultural backgrounds and ages encouraged to attend ceremonies to reflect on the momentous history of that fateful morning on the Gallipoli Peninsula 105 years ago. Not so in 2020 however, with the social restrictions imposed as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic being […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

Re-dedication of Tramsheds War Memorial

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.

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.

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.

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.

On the Public Interest
Posted on 30th September 2018

Presentation by Philip Thalis to the Glebe Society AGM, 19 August 2018, Glebe Town Hall

Get More out of Your Smartphone 102’
Posted on 31st May 2018

Around 23 Glebe Society members came to Benledi House on the evening of Tuesday 29 May for the Society’s event, ‘Get more out of your smartphone 102’.

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