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||GlebeNet: an eclectic slice of the bohemian, art-loving, coffee-consuming, book-devouring centre of Sydney that is Glebe, captured on the net.
Glebe, a 10 minute bus ride from Sydney's city centre, is home to a melting pot of uni students, artists, professionals and travellers.
New and Noted around Glebe
Redevelopment Plans in Glebe: read the latest on the redevelopment of Harold Park and the Glebe Tramsheds, and other development plans in Glebe.
Wireless House is now open! Check it out online, and then in person in Foley Park.
Browse the Glebe Markets, listen to book readings, or wander through art galleries. Join in one of the many sports/leisure groups or put your name down for an open mic stand-up comedy session. More.
Variety galore! Savour Glebe's award-winning restaurants, immerse yourself in our cafe culture or chill out in one of our many pubs. More.
Specialised bookshops, funky clothing shops, designer home furnishings - go on a shopping spree! More.
||Discover all about Glebe!
Glebe has a rich history, evidenced in many of its heritige listed buildings and landmarks. Also read biographies on some well-known and influential figures associated with Glebe, including Australia's first prime minister, Sir Edmund Barton. More.
GlebeNet Interactive - photos, videos, music, Facebook/Twitter
Watch GlebeNetTV, a collection of short films, music videos, restaurant reviews and snippets of life shot in and around Glebe.
Glebe photos: scroll through pictures of Glebe, covering everything from sunset shots of the Anzac Bridge to quirky streetscapes.
Facebook, Twitter: connect with neighbours and Glebe fans - join in discussions and share news and comments on what's happening in Glebe.
GlebeNet for Glebe residents
Find out about the Sydney Council's Local Action Plan, the Harold Park Redevelopment, the Glebe Tramsheds and the Glebe Point Road Streetscape Upgrade and how other proposed redevelopment plans and development applications will affect Glebe, or join a local community group to have a say and contribute to the neighbourhood.
Quick Stats: Glebe NSW 2037
- Population: 13,767
- % aged 20-39: 44%
- Average House Price: $785,000
- 8 bookshops
- 40+ restaurants
- 20+ cafes
- 10+ pubs & bars
Sydney Shakespeare Festival:
17 January - 24 February 2013
Glebe Book Fair: May
Sydney Teapot Show: Jul-Aug
Glebe Art Show: Sep - Oct
Glebe Week: September
Glebe Music Festival: 9 Nov to 2 Dec 2012
Glebe Street Fair: Sunday 18 Nov 2012
Carols on the Point: December
What's On in Glebe:
- Full Body Contact No Tennis - at The Roxbury, every Tues
- Word in Hand - poetry reading at the Friend in Hand, 1st Tues of every month
- Comedy on the Rox - every Wednesday at The Roxbury
- Crab Racing - every Wednesday at the Friend in Hand
- A Mic in Hand - comedy every Thursday at the Friend in Hand
- Scared Scriptless - improv comedy at the Roxbury Hotel, every Friday night
- Live Original Music - at the Excelsior Hotel, every Friday night
- browse the Glebe Markets, open every Saturday
- Live Original Music - at the Excelsior Hotel, every Saturday night
- The Sydney Collectibles and Antques Fair, first Sunday of the month at Wentworth Park
- Live Original Music - at the Excelsior Hotel, every Sunday night
For weekly listings, check out the what's on guides with Sydney City Council and TimeOut and GlebeNet's Twitter stream
Glebe in Pop Culture
Glebe has numerous references and appearances in pop culture: including Looking for Alibrandi, Peter Corris' Cliff Hardy novels, David Hasselhoff's Jump in My Car music video, Mad Max 3 and Wolverine.
Check them out here.
FREE! Walking tours of Glebe
Explore Glebe on foot with these self-guided walking tour maps. Got a bike? Try these cycling routes around Glebe, from Bikely.
Glebe Street Names
Ever wondered who or what your street was named after, or the history behind the names Wigram Road, Cowper Street or Derwent Street?
Check out the GlebeNet History page!