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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.

UPDATE: ‘Meet the Lord Mayor Candidates’ Forum
Posted on 13th September 2021

The Forum was planned to be held on 29 August at the Tramsheds with the six candidates for Lord Mayor. Due to the current dynamic COVID situation, this event was cancelled.

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

Stop Cannibalising Glebe – Defend Public Housing Rally
Posted on 22nd May 2021

The state government is getting it seriously wrong by doing high rise developments in heritage conservation areas in parts of Glebe.

Biodiversity lecture is fully booked, but you can put your name on the waiting list!
Posted on 26th May 2021

Put your name on the waiting list for this fascinating 2021 Biodiversity lecture.

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.

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.

HOT TOPIC: Give us back Glebe Island Bridge – Meeting on 3 December 2020
Posted on 5th November 2020

On 3rd December 2020 it will be 25 years since the Glebe Island Bridge closed. Invitation to be part of action to lobby for the it to be restored and reopened for pedestrians and cyclists.

Exhibition to mark 150 Year anniversary of the current St John’s Church
Posted on 4th November 2020

From 8th December 2020
Exploring the work of architect Edmund Blacket in Glebe.

EVENT: 31st Annual Glebe Music Festival, November 21-22
Posted on 4th November 2020

The three concerts for this year’s Glebe Music Festival will occur at St John’s Church (corner St John’s Rd and Glebe Point Rd). Entry will be free of charge but bookings are essential on TryBooking.

EVENT: Federation Architect: Walter Liberty Vernon
Posted on 4th November 2020

Historic Houses Association of Australia is hosting an online seminar called ‘Seeking Out Walter Liberty Vernon: Monuments of Art and a Distinctly Australian Architecture’. The seminar will take place on Thursday 3 December 2020 from 12.30 pm – 2.00 pm.

2020 Glebe Society Christmas Gathering
Posted on 16th October 2020

The Glebe Society Christmas Gathering 2020 will take place at St John’s Church Friday 11 December 5 to 7 pm. More details to come.

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

2020 Glebe Society Christmas Gathering: St John’s Church, Friday 11 December 5-7 pm
Posted on 3rd September 2020

A date for your diary …..

150 Year Anniversary of St John’s Church Exhibition: mid-December
Posted on 3rd September 2020

An exhibition exploring the work of colonial architect Edmund Blacket is to be held in mid-December 2020 as part of celebrations for this important historical milestone

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