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Another Triumph! Glebe Music Festival 2022
Posted on 15th December 2022

The 33rd Annual Glebe Music Festival in November was of the highest standard. The seven-part concert series embraced music of the English Renaissance, the court of Louis XIV, Corelli and Handel, Beethoven and Chopin, the contemporary American jazz composer ‘Chick’ Corea and more. If you love music this is the festival for you – keep a look out for the 2023 Glebe Music Festival!

Attention members! Christmas Party 2022
Posted on 5th October 2022

The Glebe Society Christmas Party will be held on Sunday 11 December 2022 from 5 pm to 7 pm at The Gardener’s Grill in Victoria Park, in a beautiful 19th century gothic sandstone lodge building. Two types of tickets are available. An ‘all weather ticket’ which guarantees a place – rain, hail or shine – and a ‘fine weather only ticket’ which will enable you to attend only if the weather is fine.

33rd Annual Glebe Music Festival
Posted on 14th September 2022

The 33rd Annual Glebe Music Festival will take place from Friday 4 November to Sunday 27 November. At this year’s Festival, eight concerts are scheduled, at Gleebooks, Glebe Town Hall and Margaretta Cottage in Leichhardt St. Tickets are going fast.

Save the Date: 2022 Christmas Party
Posted on 12th September 2022

The Glebe Society’s 2022 Christmas Party will take place on Sunday 11 December. More details to come.

The Glebe Society Community Festival now has its own website!
Posted on 9th August 2022

Check out the website devoted to those eight memorable days of the Society’s 50th anniversary celebration. View a detailed snapshot of the activities and achievements of the Glebe Society over its 50-year history, through poster and photographic exhibitions, publications, videos, talks, walks and performances …

Glebe Society Guided Walk: ‘Radical Glebe’ – a report
Posted on 7th July 2022

The ‘Radical Glebe’ Guided Walk took place on 5 July. Meredith Bergmann, along with her long-term student friends and fellow activists Helen Randerson and Heather Goodall, shared their personal insights and contributions to the many aspects of Glebe during the 60s and 70s.

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Guided Walks Program 2022 – Exploring Glebe and surrounds
Posted on 22nd December 2021

Glebe and Forest Lodge are great places to walk to see heritage streetscapes, significant historical buildings, the foreshore walk, parklands and to learn about a rich social and industrial history. See our program of Guided Walks for 2022.

Event Report: Harold Park to Rozelle Bay: layers of history and renewal
Posted on 8th April 2022

On 17 March, thirteen people joined Jan Macindoe for an afternoon stroll to learn about the history and development of the Tramsheds and the extensive tram network in Sydney, the recent naturalisation of Johnstons Creek, the construction and destruction of the Harold Park Raceway, the construction of the railway viaduct now used for light rail, and the reclamation of the creek alongside the Harold Park apartment development.

A foreshore journey with an ecological theme – Glebe Society Guided Walk
Posted on 6th April 2022

A report on a fascinating guided walk in March that focussed on the Blackwattle Bay foreshore and the ecology of the area.

Glebe & Forest Lodge 9th Annual Spring Bird Survey 2021
Posted on 9th December 2021

The 2021 annual bird survey was held later than usual as a result of uncertainties regarding gatherings due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, it was also our largest team of surveyors with 20 people taking part, counting birds in 11 different parts of Glebe and Forest Lodge. 970 individuals from 28 species were observed.

Report on a Glebe Society Guided Walk: ‘The Good the Bad and the Ugly …’
Posted on 7th March 2022

The Glebe Society’s 2022 program of Guided Walks kicked off on 6 February with a walk led by our President, Ian Stephenson. This walk, titled The Good the Bad and the Ugly: a hundred years of infill housing in Glebe took us on a stroll through the Lyndhurst, St Phillips and Bishopthorpe Estates.

Conservation and Change in the St Phillips estate, a talk by Philip Thalis
Posted on 16th December 2021

The starting point for good urban design lies in a deep understanding of how an area has evolved over time,, said architect and urban planner Philip Thalis, in a recent talk about the evolution of the St Phillips area of Glebe and ways in which future development could echo existing streetscapes and foster social connections between residents.

Report on the Lord Mayoral Candidate’s Debate 2021
Posted on 22nd December 2021

On Saturday 20 November, the Glebe Society hosted a debate by the six City of Sydney Lord Mayoral candidates. Over 130 people attended in person and online. Before the debate all the candidates provided written responses setting out their position on key areas affecting Glebe. See the candidates’ answers.

Candidates for Lord Mayor on key issues affecting Glebe
Posted on 30th November 2021

The six candidates for Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney Council took part in a debate hosted by the Glebe Society on November 20. They also provided written answers to the Glebe Society’s questions on key issues affecting Glebe.

2021 Christmas Event
Posted on 30th November 2021

The Glebe Society’s Christmas event will be held at Beckett’s Bar & Dining on Tuesday 7th December (5.30-7.30 pm).  Book now to avoid missing out!

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