Welcoming the Year of the Water Rabbit
Posted on 27th February 2023
Residents and visitors to Glebe may be aware of the Sze Yup Temple at the northern end of the suburb between Victoria Road and Eglington Lane. As historian Lyn Collingwood relates in this article, the spiritual and cultural centre was thronged with visitors in February to celebrate the Chinese New Year
Glebe Public School: Call out for musical instruments!
Posted on 30th November 2022
Do you have any woodwind or brass instruments lurking in a cupboard unused? Glebe Public School is looking for donations to get a band program started next year.
Players in the Pub: 24 August 2022
Posted on 9th August 2022
Players in the Pub is performing ‘Shakespeare’s Mothers: Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know’ by Kath Perry, after William Shakespeare.
33rd Annual Glebe Music Festival – Saturday 4 November to Sunday 27 November
Posted on 7th July 2022
The 33rd Annual Glebe Music Festival will take place from Saturday 4 November to Sunday 27 November. The program this year consists of eight concerts, ranging from blues to baroque. See the program and booking links.
Glebe Art Show 2022 – Character of Glebe Prize
Posted on 6th July 2022
This year’s Glebe Art Show had176 entries from local artists in Glebe, Forest Lodge and the Inner West – and record sales! The Character of Glebe prize, sponsored by the Glebe Society, was awarded to Julie Keech for her watercolour, Glebe Point Rd, Streetscape.
2022 Glebe Art Show @ Tramsheds, 23-26 June
Posted on 7th June 2022
Now in its 25th year, the Glebe Art Show returns to the Tramsheds at the end of June after a two-year COVID absence. Entries are now being accepted online via the Glebe Art Show website, from artists in the City of Sydney and Inner West Council local government areas. We look forward to welcoming you to what we believe will be our best ever Show. Come along to celebrate the Glebe Art Show’s return and support local artists.
NAIDOC Week 2022 and book launch
Posted on 11th June 2022
On July 7 during NAIDOC Week, Gleebooks is hosting the launch of Yvonne Weldon’s new book, Sixty-Seven Days. Yvonne Weldon, a Wiradjuri woman who grew up in Sydney, was elected in 2021 to the City of Sydney Council, the first Aboriginal person on Council since its establishment in 1842. She was named NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year in 2022. NAIDOC Week this year is from 3 to 10 July and the theme this year is ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!
A Glebe first – Mobile parklet wins Sustainability Award
Posted on 6th June 2022
Readers may remember the ‘parklet’ that popped up outside six Glebe Point Rd venues in 2015. The parklet was a cut-down shipping container modified to provide outdoor seating surrounded by potted greenery. Late last year, the mobile parklet won Architecture & Design’s Public, Urban and Landscape Sustainability Award.
Blue Plaque nominations for Glebe and Forest Lodge (continued)
Posted on 6th April 2022
The Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre was established in 1975 at St James Hall, 153 Bridge Road, Glebe as a full-time training program to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to take up professional dance. It launched the careers of many dancers and performers, and raised the profile of Aboriginal dance on the international stage. The Glebe Society has nominated St James Hall to have a Blue Plaque commemorating this history.
Players in the Pub: April 2022
Posted on 6th April 2022
A Hollywood tale of love and greed with Nicholas Papademetriou, Love and Greed in Iverstown, at The Friend in Hand on 27 April,
Artists@Work along our Glebe foreshore
Posted on 4th March 2022
The Glebe Art Show Committee came up with the brilliant idea of inviting local artists to work en plein air as part of the first Glebe Art Walk at four locations along the Glebe foreshore, on February 6th. Following its success and the buzz created, a second Glebe Art Walk is planned for September this year.
Who filmed in your street?
Posted on 22nd December 2021
Glebe and Forest Lodge have featured in a huge number of films, TV programs, documentaries, newsreels and advertisements.
The 32nd annual Glebe Music Festival 2021
Posted on 6th November 2021
COVID restrictions have lifted in good time for the 32nd Annual Glebe Music Festival to go ahead. Five concerts will be happening in Glebe between 7th and 28th November. Details here.
Posted on 4th October 2021
Some stunning art in Boyce Lane Glebe
Glebe Public School brightens up Glebe
Posted on 6th October 2021
Glebe Public School fence display on Glebe Point Road.