This is the events page of the award winning Melbourne Social Club. The Melbourne Social Club averages around 20 to 25 different events a month (up to 30 events a month in summer). Events are added regularly. Most events are Members Only events as indicated by Not Available (N/A) under non-members and guests. Our Melbourne events are a great way to explore Melbourne, meet new people and make new friends in Melbourne.


Event Details When? How Much?

Curry lunch Preparation

Mordialloc

Nicole will be creating curries for the event on Sunday. If you wish to learn how she makes all these yummy savory delights you are welcome to come along and help out with the preparation.

Details will be given by e-mail once booking has been made.

Sat, 4 July

10.00am - 1.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 3 July

Day Trip: Exclusive Winter Shiraz Wine Festival Tour

Coffee Stand outside the Arts Centre, St Kilda Road

The Melbourne Social Club offers you the opportunity to enjoying another great wine festival in Victoria in our exclusive tour enjoying the wineries around the Bellarine Peninsula and Geelong wine regions.

We will be visiting three or four boutique wineries during the day that will be showcasing their fine wines over the Winter Shiraz festival with great food and fabulous entertainment!

Wineries throughout the region will give guests the chance to soak up the warmth of open fires and outdoor braziers in beautiful surroundings while showing off their award winning Shiraz. Talented Chef’s will match the region's renowned cool climate wines with hearty winter fare and offer you the chance to sit for a while and soak in the atmosphere.

The wineries will be announced later

The price includes transport to and from the wineries only with all food and drinks at own expense.

Come along and have some fun at the Winter Shiraz Wine Festival leaving from central Melbourne.

Meet chauffeur Dave at the coffee stand outside the Arts Centre at 9.15am, we plan to leave at 9.30am

Sat, 4 July

9.15am - 6.30pm

Members: $59

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 2 July

Curry by the Pier - Mordialloc

Mordialloc

Come and Join the Funff Crew for a day by the beach watching the waves crash on the shore.

We will be enjoying an authentic home style Sri Lankan Curry experience with the company of good friends.

After the success of another great Australia Day we are putting on another lunch. Come and enjoy a home cooked Curry Lunch.

The curries will be mild in heat so that everyone can partake and will be made with roasted spices, packed full of flavour.

This is your traditional home style Sri Lankan Curry. The dishes are varied with many culinary influences from over the centuries including Portuguese, Dutch, English, South Indian and Malay.

B.Y.O Drinks

The house is very close to the beach and you can see the stormy weather from the Lounge.

Exact location of party will be give on booking. Meet the FunFF hosts on arrival.

Sun, 5 July

NOON - 5.00pm

Members: $19.9

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

SOLD OUT

Perisher Snow Weeks - Week 2

Jindabyne / Perisher NSW

We are currently enjoying our group to go skiing / boarding in Perisher Blue (NSW) staying in Jindabyne. Some are going for one week, some are coming for two weeks depending on individual members requirements.

We are currently taking expressions of interest from members for Week 2 (5th to 12 July) so please email us if you are interested.

We will run the event in a similar manner to previous years, where some people attended for one week and some for two weeks.

Sun, 5 July

TBA - TBA

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

SOLD OUT

Trivia Night @ The Mitre Tavern

Mitre Tavern – 5 Bank Place (between Collins and Little Collins), City

Enjoy a fund trivia night at the Mitre Tavern with the longest continuously running Trivia Night in Melbourne! Now into its 13th year!

The Mitre Tavern has a wide range of bistro food and an wide selection of on-tap beers. Come and enjoy the Mitre Tavern, the decor remains seemingly untouched, feel the creaky floor, mind your head on the low ceiling and admire the worn wood.

Few people who enjoy the ales here are aware of the fact that this cosy cottage style pub spawned the name of the Mitre 10 hardware chain. The Pub at the Mitre Tavern strives to create a warm, friendly environment in the heart of the city, where in winter you can enjoy a just poured lager in front of the fireplace and enjoy the great counter-meals seated in rustic old-style furniture.

Meet Sarah and Wayne at the reserved table for FFF. All food and drinks at own expense.

Tue, 7 July

6.15pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Mon, 6 July

Friday Night Drinks - Elephant & Wheelbarrow

169 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

The Elephant & Wheelbarrow pub brings a sense of traditional Britain to bayside Melbourne.

The Elephant and Wheelbarrow is a purveyor of all the pub grub, beer-on-tap, and laid-back friendly atmosphere that you’d want from your local British pub.

Which is - just for the record - a lot of pub grub, a lot of beer on tap, and some really good friendly atmosphere.

Located on the popular Fitzroy Street strip, The Elephant and Wheelbarrow lies in the heart of St Kilda’s entertainment precinct. The 96 tram runs from the CBD to St Kilda, stopping opposite the pub.

For those going to the Cheese night at Milk the Cow afterwards it is just a short walk up to the venue.

Meet Nicole at the reserved area.

Fri, 10 July

6.30pm - 8.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 9 July

Cheese Flight at Milk the Cow

Milk The Cow, 157 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

Milk the Cow is all about the cheese. Stocking over 100 cheeses (and counting!), curated vigilantly so you can experience some of the greatest artisan cheeses from all around the world.

Consult with the Cheesemonger to discover your own personal favourite, perhaps even pairing it with a matched wine, beer or one of their expertly made signature cocktails.

Gourmet condiments, breads and homemade lavosh are the perfect accompaniments to their cheeseboards.

Package Inclusions
Cheese & Wine Flight (Individual)
Custom Cheeseboards (Shared)
Cheese presentation from our expert Cheesemonger
Wine presentation from our Sommelier
Exclusive use of our private tasting table complete with a swing seat!

All products are also available to takeaway.

For the lovers of cheese meet Nicole at the table. All extra food and wine at own expense.

Fri, 10 July

8.00pm - 10.00pm

Members: $35

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 9 July

Melbourne Magic Festival: Help! I’m Married to a Magician

Northcote Town Hall – Studio 2, 189 High St, Northcote

Join us on a Saturday night at the Melbourne Magic Festival to see a show called "Help! I’m married to a magician" a show about a magician and his complete disregard for everything else, even his wife.

All Amelie wants is peace and quiet and to relax after work. But will her husband ever leave her alone? In the middle of dinner, shopping or any other inappropriate time Raymond wants her to pick a card trick, bend a spoon for her or show her a coin trick. She just can’t catch a break.

Raymond and Amelie performed sold out shows at last years magic festival with their show “A long Wait.” The show received a great response from audience. A silent physical comedy and magic show about how they met. Now set a few years later our young couple have gotten married and she grows tired of his antics.

Raymond Truong is a magician, juggler and mime all in one. He always receives great responses from audience. Join Raymond and Amelie together as they show you the perils of being married to a magician.

Raymond has supported many of our end of month drinks events so come along and support his stage show.

For those interested in grabbing a bite before the show we will be meeting at the Northcote Social Club at 6.30. 301 High Street, Northcote. We will walk down and meet the rest of the group there.

Meet Nicole at the entrance of studio 2, show starts at 8.30pm

Sat, 11 July

8.15pm - 9.15pm

Members: $18

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 7 July

Scandinavian Film festival: Hello Hello Movie

Palace Cinema Como, Cnr Toorak Rd & Chapel St, South Yarra

The second year of the Scandinavian Film Festival is set to heat up the Australian Winter this July with the coolest films from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland hitting screens nationally.

Hello Hello is a warm-hearted Swedish rom-com about newly single middle-aged Disa, who is ripe for a change when unexpected encounters become the triggers for building a new life…and hilarious situations!

Before the movie, meet for dinner for those that fancy it at Blossom Thai Meet (278 Toorak Rd, South Yarra) at 7pm

Meet Anna in the bar area at the cinema at 8:15pm for a pre-movie snack, wine, beer and/or coffee before the movie starts at 8:30pm. The price includes cinema ticket only with all food and drinks at own expense.

Please let us know if you are attending dinner before the film

Thu, 16 July

8.15pm - 10.30pm

Members: $21

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 14 July

Friday Night Drinks - Red Hummingbird

Level 1, 246 Russell St, Melbourne

The Red Hummingbird is a sophisticated urban secret, a hidden jewel. Blink and you may miss the door...

Cryptic and coy, basque in the secret that is The Red Hummingbird.

The Cocktail lounge is reminiscent of classic old world luxe. Opulent and plush it is the perfect backdrop in which to sip their signature nectar "The Red Hummingbird". They have a new cocktail list so come along and try what is on offer.

The Red Hummingbird rooftop is undoubtable amongst the most elite and sought after rooftop bars in Melbourne. Charismatic and open the rooftop bar is an outdoor haven that whisks you away from the chaotic urban surrounds.

Meet Nicole in the reserved area.

Fri, 17 July

6.30pm - 9.30pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 16 July

Saturday Night Twisted History Tour

Cricketers Bar, Windsor Hotel, 111 Spring Street, Melbourne

Enjoy a Saturday walking tour with a little twist and a great 40% discount (normal price $35)

When you think Melbourne, you think food, fashion, coffee, art and culture. Step away from the bright side and go a little darker and deeper with a Twisted History tour that delve into a side that's kooky, spooky, creepy and a little freaky.

Wander through Chinatown and Little Bourke Street as you go on a journey back through the ages, and discover some of the most dangerous streets in Melbourne.

Your costumed theatrical historian will recite stories of murder, crime, history and of course, the ghosts who have haunted the blocks you now walk. It's sure to be a real thrill!

The tour start at Chinese (Tianjin) Gardens but we will meet at the Cricketers Bar at the historic Hotel Windsor.

Meet Ian in the Cricketers Bar.

Sat, 18 July

7.15pm - 10.00pm

Members: $21

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 17 July

Sunday Afternoon - Arbory Bar

Flinders Walk, Melbourne

Arbory Bar & Eatery is a lively all-day outdoor bar and eatery located between Melbourne’s heritage listed Flinders Street Station and the world famous Yarra River, at the epicentre of Melbourne’s riverside arts and entertainment precinct.

Boasting over one hundred meters of absolute and uninterrupted river frontage, and situated beneath a line of iconic plane trees, Arbory Bar & Eatery caters to a wide variety of tastes, offering guests a considered, craft focused and comfort driven food and beverage selection all the way from early morning through to late evening.

The area is sheltered with heaters so there is no worry of being cold.

Meet Nicole in at the reserved area.

Sun, 19 July

1.30pm - 5.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Sat, 18 July

Funky Bunch Trivia at The Great Northern Hotel

Great Northern Hotel, 644 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North

Come and enjoy Funky Bunch Trivia with your FunFF friends.

The trivia starts at around 8pm so dinner is available before trivia starts at own expense.

Funky Bunch Trivia is a multi media trivia night. Watch video clips, listen to music and test your general and not so general knowledge. It is a great fun night out.

$100 Bar tab up for grabs each week plus spot prizes.

This pub has a well priced food menu and huge beer garden that will keep you coming back for more and it has an 80% rating on Urbanspoon as well with all food and drinks at own expense.

Look for Carlo and the reserved tables for Funff or contact mobile sent in SMS reminder. All food and drinks at own expense.

Wed, 22 July

7.00pm - 10.15pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 21 July

Burlesque Night - The Velvet Grind

207 Nelson Place, Williamstown

Come wine, dine and grind the night away as Burlesque sensation Poppy Cherry presents The Velvet Grind.

Combining elements of burlesque cheesecake, classic vintage tease and a healthy dose of mischief, Poppy Cherry has been a regular fixture on the Melbourne burlesque scene both on and off the stage since 2009. A resident darling at the much-loved Burlesque Bar, Poppy brings a unique combination of comedy and class to her performance. Poppy has worked as Entertainment Manager for Burlesque Bar, has been the Stage Manager for the Australian Burlesque Festival national tour since 2012, produced several successful burlesque productions including the recent 'Oktoberfest Burlesque' Beer Hall Spectacular, and is now co-director of Richmond Pinup Parlour and Burlesque Boudoir

So come on down to Williamstown for a spectacular burlesque night. Meet Nicole out the front.

Tickets are on the door, pre pay for $20 available at Yacht Club Hotel, and via phone bookings
Ph : 9397 8888 / 9397 8866

Fri, 24 July

8.30pm - 10.00pm

Members: $30

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 23 July

Melbourne Social Club Drinks (End of Month Drinks) @ The Apartment

The Apartment, 401 Lt Bourke Street, Melbourne

** Open to everyone to enjoy end of month drinks. Members - Please arrive before 7.30 to receive your complimentary drink **

Come and join the team at the Melbourne Social Club / Fun, Food and Friendship for our end of month drinks night. We have use of the reserved area in this classy bar for our social drinks in Melbourne this month, so come along and have a look and enjoy a great drinks night !

If you are not a member, book in and join us at this end of month drinks night. Meet some of our hosts and members, learn more about the best and liveliest social activities in Melbourne and start enjoying a great social life. See an article on a previous social drinks night on Weekend Notes.

This month’s offer for members is a complimentary drink on arrival that can be used for to offer a glass of Sunnycliff sparkling or a glass of Coldstream Pilsner. Please show your membership card to obtain your free drink. All other food and drinks at own expense.

The Apartment is designed as an extension of a living room, it is a cosy and suave establishment with plush couches and sheer curtains and designer fittings. It is a great place to enjoy the company of friends in a familiar yet modern environment with good old-fashioned, friendly hospitality which makes it an ideal location for our social drinks night.

If you are not a member, book in and join us at this end of month drinks night. Meet some of our hosts and members, learn more about the best and liveliest social activities in Melbourne and start enjoying a great social life and great benefits like free drinks and discounts to bars, restaurants, shopping and car parking in the city.

Look for the sign-in area for Melbourne Social Club / Fun, Food and Friendship on arrival.

Thu, 30 July

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: FREE

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Melbourne Social Cycling and Breakfast

Federation Square (opposite the main tram stop on St Kilda Road)

Join a group of fellow Melbourne Social Club bike riders for our monthly morning ride.

This month, the ride will begin at Federation Square. From there we will make our way along the Southbank of the Yarra through to the Docklands precinct (which we can explore) and past the Melbourne Observation Wheel.

We then connect with the Capital City Trail riding past Royal Park and the Zoo continuing along the trail through the inner northern suburbs.

We will take brunch in North Carlton or Fitzroy after about an hour of riding.

After brunch we will continue on the Capital City Trail back to the Yarra near Dights Falls where we will take a short break before heading back along the river to Federation Square.

The ride takes approx 3 – 3.5 hrs including time for brunch and is mainly on sealed bike paths. It requires a reasonable level of fitness (as there are hilly sections) and a suitable bike in good working order. The ride is about 32 km long.

Meet David at Federation Square at 8.45 am directly opposite the tram stop on St Kilda Road.

Sat, 1 August

8.45pm - 12.30pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 31 July

Friday Night Drinks and Fireworks Night

Alumbra, Shed 9, Central Pier, Docklands

Join FunFF to see the amazing Docklands fireworks and sound spectacular and Friday night drinks offer to warm your winter night at the newly renovated Alumbra bar.

Alumbra is the sophisticated Middle Eastern-themed cocktail bar with an outside deck area located on central pier area of Docklands, check out the Buddha while you are at the venue. Alumbra has thrilling views of the fireworks from a large and heated balcony which is part of the Docklands fireworks in July and August.

The venue serves up great street food and has down tempo beats to unwind after work and signature cocktails.

Shed 9 is located opposite Eithead Stadium, walk past the Woolshed Pub and Bistro and Va Bene Pizzeria to get to Alumbra.

The sky over the water at Docklands will explode with colour, light and sound at 7pm, so get there early and don't miss out!!

All food and drinks at own expense. Meet the FunFF host in the bar area.

Fri, 7 August

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 6 August

Please note: On registering for any Fun, Food & Friendship (FFF) event, you freely engage in the event knowing that FFF and its staff, hosts or associates can accept no responsibility for any loss or damage you or your guests may incur as a result of your participation and freely participate in the activity at your own risk. Members also require a current membership to attend members only events as indicated by Not Available (N/A) under non-members and guests.

Cancellation Policy

For events that require pre-payment, in the event that you cancel after payment has been received a 50% cancellation fee will be charged if at least 7 days notice is given. If less than 7 days notice is given, unless FFF are able to fill your place with another member booking at the last minute, no refund would be given as these events are booked and paid in advance on the numbers taken.

You are at any point able to allow a friend to substitute your place and no extra charges will be added for them as a guest. However this is to be discussed with the staff at FFF prior to the event.

All events are subject to minimum numbers. If in the unlikely event that an event does not go ahead or FFF has a reason to cancel the event, only people who have registered for the event will be notified.

Members and guests shall not hold FFF responsible or liable in any way whatsoever for the cancellation for whatever reason of an event. Where cancellation arises and it is the fault of a supplier of an event, FFF will use their best endeavours to procure the return of the booking fees and any other monies paid by members for such events.

Fun, Food and Friendship and Melbourne Social Club reserve the right to make alterations from time to time in regards to the events format including the type of function and venue location.




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