The following page lists the Melbourne Social Club current events. Our Melbourne Social Group 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?

Day Trip: Heathcote Food and Wine Festival in Shiraz Heaven

Southern Cross Coach Station to Heathcote Festival

Enjoy a party for your palate at the Heathcote Wine & Food Festival which showcases wines produced in the Heathcote wine region.

There is live music to keep you entertained during the day as well as wine seminars if you wish to learn more about the wine on offer.

Over 45 of Heathcote’s wine producers showcasing some of Australia’s best Shiraz (and other varieties) in one place.

To accompany all this great wine there is a wide range of delicious food and produce from local and regional exhibitors.

The yearly festival celebrates all the grape growers and winemakers who have helped to make Heathcote a name associated with some of Australia's finest wines.

It's a Festival of great wines with the regions signature wine Shiraz but there is also numerous other excellent varietal wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Viognier. Marsanne and Chardonnay.

The bus will leave Southern Cross at 9.30am and will arrive at the festival at approx 11am. The bus will leave the festival at 5.30pm and arrive back at 7pm.

The price includes return transport from Melbourne, festival tasting glass and program. Enjoy a great day out with no need to drive.

Meet Ian at the Degani Bakery Cafe at Southern Cross Coach Station at 9.10am for a 9.30 coach departure. The best Southern Cross entrance to use is opposite Bourke Street in between Pie Face and Hungry Jacks. The cafe is on the ground floor.

Sat, 4 October

9.10am - 6.45pm

Members: $69.9

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

SOLD OUT

Sunday Lunch and Sunday Session @ Brunswick Mess Hall

Brunswick Mess Hall, 400 Sydney Road, Melbourne

Join us at the Brunswick Mess Hall to enjoy Sunday lunch as well as trying a few of their boutique or tap beers or maybe try a cocktail or two.

Their heritage-listed Masonic hall, resembling an upside-down arc, is broken up into private dining and function areas, the first beer hall in Brunswick and a glowing emerald bar and cocktail area.

Their Lucky Panda Kitchen serves up hearty, spicy Asian food designed to pass around. Order share plates al-a-carte or feast on their banquets complete with main courses and desserts. The venue has a 87% rating on Urbanspoon.

A variety of beers, ciders, punch bowls, boozy Japanese sake, premium local wines and cocktails help carry through the flavour of their tasty Asian food. All food and drinks at own expense.

Meet Carlo at the reserved area for FunFF.

Sun, 5 October

1.15pm - 4.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 3 October

Have a Go : Rowing at Albert Park Lake

Y Rowing Centre, Powerhouse Function Centre (cnr Queens Road and Lakeside Drive) Albert Park Lake

Come and try rowing at Albert Park Lake, and have fun learning about rowing.

During this introductory session you will receive basic tuition in crews of 4 in an olympic-style shell (boat).

The introductory session starts at 10am sharp and finishes at around 11.00.

Unlike canoes, rowing shells don't roll over. All you need is a thick pair of socks, t-shirt, bike shorts or track pants and a warm top if it is a cool day.

Look for Ian and his bicycle at the Rowing Centre. The Powerhouse Function centre is located near the Pullman Hotel(was the old Sebel or Carlton Crest Hotel) at the intersection of Kings Way and Lorne Street. Melways 2L A11.

Afterwards we can take a coffee or early lunch at the Pullman Hotel

Sun, 5 October

9.40am - 11.30am

Members: $16

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 3 October

Melbourne Social Mixed Doubles Tennis Competition

nr St Kilda - Albert park Lake

Fun, Food and Friendship runs many sporting activities and some events require a longer commitment than a one-off activity and this is one of these activities.

Members of Fun, Food and Friendship will be playing near St Kilda on a Monday night for 10 weeks, so a commitment for 10 weeks is required. Although, if you are unable to make one week due to illness or work, a replacement will be found via the tennis centre.

We will create mixed teams (2 ladies and 2 gents) and if we do not have exact numbers we will create a team with other non FFF tennis players to create teams that will last the whole season.

The cost is $170 for 10 weeks and is payable to the tennis centre on the day.

Also note that if you drive, a parking permit can be purchased at the tennis centre for only $20, valid for six months for areas around the Albert Park Lake.

More information will be provided on booking. Meet Ian at the tennis centre.

Mon, 6 October

7.45pm - 10.00pm

Members: $170

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Please book now & pay on the day for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Sat, 4 October

Flavour of the Month: Mexican

Fiesta Mexican, 175 Toorak Road, South Yarra

Join us for a night of Mexican of this month's flavour at the Fiesta Mexican Restaurant which has been providing fresh and authentic Mexican food for over 30 years.

Enjoy all the Mexican food favourites from Tacos to Churros, and everything in between as well as Margaritas and Mexican beers. There are also number of gluten free and vegetarian options available.

Established in 1984, the restaurant quickly became a hit with the Melbourne locals and travelling celebrities as the best Mexican Restaurant in Melbourne with the “Planets Biggest Margaritas”. Many of the Tennis Open stars like, Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt and the Williams sisters have come into Fiesta several times to enjoy their awesome Mexican food. They have dedicated some of their menu items to famous tennis players and they are amongst the most popular items on the menu, so come along and try some out with us.

Enjoy a fun Mexican night out, with all food and drinks at own expense.

Look for Alan at the Funff tables.

Wed, 8 October

7.00pm - 10.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 7 October

FREE Hair and Make-Up VIP Night - Spring Racing

Albert Park

Come along for a FREE VIP night with champagne and high tea delicacies as our professional stylists showcase the latest Spring Racing hair and make-up styles.

With racing season just around the corner, now is the time to get a head-start on the latest beauty and fashion tips for the field.

Participants will have the opportunity to receive expert styling advice, from simple tricks at home to dazzling ‘fashions on the field’ beauty looks.

Award-winning Melbourne milliner Kim Fletcher will also be on site to reveal her spring season head wear designs!

Attendees will also receive a free make-up gift (subject to availability)

Meet Nicole for this special VIP night, exact directions will be given closer to the date.

Thu, 9 October

6.30pm - 8.30pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 7 October

Friday Night Drinks @The Post Office Hotel Richmond

The Post Office Hotel, 90 Swan Street, Richmond

Join us for Friday night drinks at the converted Post Office in Richmond with its large bar space that incorporates a stunning white marble bar beneath a working wine-store gantry with the century-old magic of the original Post Office building.

The bar is quaint and friendly with plenty of atmosphere and a relaxing environment. Only a few beers on tap but plenty of bottle options and there are plenty of wines by the glass and wood fire pizza.

Take a closer look at the ceiling that details carpentry comprising original dark timber woodwork patterned to form a perfect backdrop to the public bar’s dramatic lighting.

Speaking of lighting, don’t miss the magnificent tower as you step into the building. It’s easy to find – just look up.

It has a great range of wood fire pizzas and an 82% rating on Urbanspoon.

The venue is very close to Richmond Train station and just 500 metres to Melbourne’s Olympic Park.

Meet Nicole in the reserved area.

Fri, 10 October

6.30pm - 9.30pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 9 October

Day Trip: Yarra Valley Food Wine Music (Shedfest) Festival

Coffee Stand outside the Arts Centre

Join us on our exclusive tour to the festival that visits some of the Yarra Valley’s smaller winemakers called Shedfest which has plenty of entertainment, food and wine to enjoy.

Every year, on the second weekend in October, the winemakers open their sheds for fabulous food, fine wine, live music and entertainment.

It’s the perfect way to meander around the Valley’s boutique wineries and savour great food, wine and music.

With expertly matched cuisine, wine tastings and music, you can plan your day progressing from appetizers to dessert with dishes around $10 - $17, if you wish.

FunFF plans to visit around four to five wineries along the Warburton Highway and surrounding areas.

A one off entry fee of $15 will be collected at the first winery we visit where you will receive a Spiegelau souvenir tasting glass. Tastings of wines and sales of a glass of wine with your meal will only be supplied in the souvenir glass. Entry fee also supports Supporting Hillcrest CFA.

The price includes return transport from Melbourne and around the wineries only. All food and drinks and entry fee of $15 at own expense. Tour departs at 9.30am.

Meet Ian and chauffeur Jason for a great day out.

Sat, 11 October

9.15am - 6.15pm

Members: $69

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 10 October

Wine & Cheese Festival - Half Price Tickets

Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown

Entertain, excite and tantalise all of your senses at the inaugural Wine & Cheese Fest in Williamstown. We have secured some half price tickets for this event (normal price $23)

The event showcases around 30 world class wineries as well as 15 cheese and small goods producers. There'll be a live jazz band, DJ, lawn games and picnics on the outdoor grass area, complete with stunning sea and city views. You can even get your hands (and feet) a little dirty in the wine stomp comp or cheese making class.

Meet Ian at the entrance to collect your tickets.

Sun, 12 October

11.30am - 5.30pm

Members: $11.5

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

SOLD OUT

Wine & Cheese Festival

Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown

Entertain, excite and tantalise all of your senses at the inaugural Wine & Cheese Fest in Williamstown. We have exhausted our supply of half price tickets, so this listing is for pay at the gate.

The event showcases around 30 world class wineries as well as 15 cheese and small goods producers. There'll be a live jazz band, DJ, lawn games and picnics on the outdoor grass area, complete with stunning sea and city views. You can even get your hands (and feet) a little dirty in the wine stomp comp or cheese making class.

Meet Ian at the entrance, please buy your own ticket.

Sun, 12 October

11.30am - 5.30pm

Members: $23

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Please book now & pay on the day for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Sat, 11 October

High Tea Afloat - Half Price Tickets

Water Plaza (off Merchant Street) Victoria Harbour Docklands

Afloat Cruises International offers Sunday High Tea cruises aboard a twin-level catamaran cruising Port Phillip Bay and Victoria Harbour. We will experience the views while nibbling on an array of sweet and savoury snack and sipping on sparkling wine, juice, tea or coffee.

Treat yourself to a decadent two-hour high tea on the bay
Cruise along Port Phillip Bay and Victoria Harbour on board a twin-level catamaran for half price (normal price $99)

Savour a range of sweet and savoury treats including assorted quiches, sandwiches, cakes and slices and scones with jam and cream
Sandwiches include roast beef, roast chicken and smoked salmon
Quiches include cheese and spinach and chicken and leek
Includes a glass of sparkling wine or orange juice, Sip on a variety of flavoured tea plus coffee served throughout the cruise.

Cruise starts at 3pm. Meet Nicole at the docks. Boarding commences at 2.30pm

Sun, 12 October

2.15pm - 5.00pm

Members: $49.5

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

SOLD OUT

Bar of the Month: Carwyn Cellars Backroom Bar.

Carwyn Cellars, 877 High Street,Thornbury

Join us for this month's bar which stocks stocks a wide range of boutique beers and wines.

With more than 300 beers available, Carwyn has some of Australia’s finest home grown beers as well as many imports from across the globe.

Traditional ales and lagers from Europe sit alongside big, ballsy and downright weird styles from the US and Canada to Japan with a fair number of BrewDog’s world record-breaking Tactical Nuclear Penguin and Sink The Bismarck.

There is also a good range of wines, spirits and ciders for the non beer drinkers. Food comes in the form of toasties and other light snacks but you can order in pizzas and other food from the local restaurants.

Food and drinks at own expense.

Meet Alan at the Funff tables.

Wed, 15 October

7.00pm - 10.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 14 October

Friday Night Drinks @ The Old Melbourne Gaol Pop Up Gin Bar

Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell Street, Melbourne

*** Buy your own tickets via link below ***

If gin is your preferred drink, head to the Old Melbourne Gaol and step up to the pop-up bar to try the gin, gin cocktails, wine and beer. There will be live music and entertainment from our police sergeants as you wander through one of Melbourne’s oldest surviving buildings. Your ticket includes two drinks from the bar and entry into all areas of the Gaol.

The Old Melbourne Gaol will be transformed into a pop up gin bar from 6pm-9pm. All areas of the Gaol will be accessible whilst a band plays and our police sergeants entertain. The ticket price of $40 includes 2 drinks from a selection of gin based cocktails, gin, wine and beer.

There will also be a paella station by CNK food design for guests to purchase paella and other delicious food. Stalls for the purchase of tokens for additional drinks will also be on hand.

All additional drinks including a cocktail are $8 each. Bring your business cards for a fantastic door prize of a night tour of the gaol and tickets to our next rum pop up bar at Polly Woodside for you and 3 of your friends valued at $312 .

Please purchase tickets online at Gin Pop Up Bar.


Meet Nicole outside for a gin soaked night!!

Fri, 17 October

6.00pm - 9.00pm

Members: $40

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Please book now & pay on the day for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Mon, 13 October

A Day at the Races: Caulfield Cup 2014

Restore Cafe Bar, 18 Derby Road, Caulfield East

*** Please note, FunFF is not pre-purchasing tickets for this event, so please buy your own tickets. Pre-purchased tickets are $55 if pre-purchased or $60 on the day ****

Come and enjoy a magnificent day at the races at one of the big races of the Spring Racing Carnival The Caulfield Cup which showcases Caulfield at its absolute finest, featuring a comprehensive mix of first class racing, fashion and entertainment.

Caulfield Racecourse combines the charm of a historic past with all the comforts of modern facilities and at Caulfield Cup Carnival, fortunes are won and legends are born in the richest handicap race in the world over 2,400m, the $3 million Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup.

The Grand Final of the Chadstone Fashion Stakes is a highlight on Australia’s fashion calendar, showcasing the best of classic style race-wear during the Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup Carnival is also on Caulfield Cup Day.

The general admission price is $60 on the gate ($40 if purchased before 21st September)

Stay tuned for more details on Caulfield Racecourse’s brand new Fashion and Entertainment Precinct as a part of the Caulfield Cup Carnival.

Meet Kayelene, Shelley and other hosts at the Restore Cafe Bar which is very close to Caulfield train station and tram (3/3A) stops out the front of the cafe.

Sat, 18 October

11.00am - 5.00pm

Members: $60

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Please book now & pay on the day for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 17 October

Harvest 'N' Graze Food, Wine and Music Festival - Buy your own ticket

Rippon Lea Gardens, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick

*** FunFF will not be pre-purchasing tickets, so please buy your tickets in ADVANCE or at the gate, the price stated is price on the day or $49.90 in advance ****

This event is great day out for our members to enjoy a mix of food stalls, wine stalls and craft beers with great music and access to the Rippon Lea estate gardens. Our group had a great day out at this food, music and wine festival last year.

This is a wonderful way to spend a Sunday, relaxing, listening to music, tasting fine foods and sensational wines or just lying on the grass watching the world go by.

The event features live music performances by The Black Sorrows, Ross Wilson, Diesel (solo & acoustic) & Jason Singh (Taxiride) will electrify the sweeping lawns, magnificent trees and magical atmosphere of Rippon Lea Estate.

Also cooking demonstrations, roving entertainment and over 30 of Victoria’s finest stallholders!

See www.harvestngraze.com for details and purchase of tickets

All food and drink at own expense. The event is an all weather event and will go ahead rain, hail or shine. There are ATM facilities and most exhibitors at the event will only accept cash as payment for products.

The ticket price (via HarvestnGraze website) covers admission to Rippon Lea Estate, access to cooking demonstrations and the massive line-up of Australian musical royalty gracing the stage.

Bring along a picnic rug to laze around on, or seating and maybe a picnic basket or bag to fill with the produce on offer.

Rippon Lea Gardens is located at 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick, only 20 minutes drive from Melbourne.

Rippon Lea Gardens is accessible by train on the Sandringham line via Ripponlea Station and it’s a short 5 minute walk from there and also by Tram Route 67 at Stop 42.

Meet Ian outside the main entrance of Rippon Lea Estate

Sun, 19 October

11.00am - 5.00pm

Members: $55

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Please book now & pay on the day for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Sat, 18 October

Funky Bunch Trivia @ 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, listening to music, and test your general [& not so general] knowledge.. It's 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 table(s) for Funff or contact mobile sent in SMS reminder. All food and drinks at own expense.

Wed, 22 October

7.00pm - 10.15pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 21 October

Ocktoberfest Event: Bavarian Style Food and Bier

Hofbrauhaus, 18-24 Market Lane, Melbourne

Come and join your FunFF friends for a fun night out with delicious German food, plentiful German bier, schnapps, dancing and live music in true Bavarian style. Both à la carte and set menu dining are available with live entertainment that creates a unique atmosphere for a fantastic night.

Hofbrauhaus is the only German restaurant of its kind in the centre of Melbourne and is a city centre landmark!

Good Hearty German food, top entertainment and great Alpine atmosphere, not to mention plenty of bier and schnapps, makes Hofbrauhaus a great place for enjoy in the month of Ocktoberfest.

Their menu is packed with great authentic German food including Schnitzels, Sausages, Potatoes and Meat in generous portions.

Bier Steins at a Hofrabauhaus are no mere decoration. The staff will keep yours filled and busy. On tap German bier favourites include, HB Original, HB Dunkel, Spaten and Paulaner.

Meet the Alan and the table reserved for FunFF.

Fri, 24 October

7.30pm - 9.45pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Wed, 22 October

Melbourne Social Cycling and Breakfast

Federation square on the Yarra side (near Champions Bar).

Join a group of fellow 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.

This takes us back to the Yarra near Dights Falls where we will take a short break before heading back along the river to Federation Square for a well earned coffee and brunch.

The ride takes approx 2 – 2.5 hrs 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.

Meet at Federation Square at 8.45 am on the Yarra side (near Champions Bar).

Sat, 25 October

8.45am - 11.30am

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 24 October

Discover Sailing at St Kilda with Lunch

Beachcomber Cafe, St Kilda Sea Baths Complex , St Kilda

Enjoy a great day out in St Kilda in the sun. Meet for a coffee at Beachcomber Cafe situated right on the beach - the perfect place to relax, chat and watch the world go by...and enjoy lunch.

Discover the freedom and pleasures of sailing with some fun on ocean going yachts. There will be a relaxed BBQ overlooking the beach and music at St Kilda's famous foreshore icon after returning from sailing.

We will be booked on yachts at 1.00, so pre-payment is required for this event which will include a drink after sailing (up to the value of $15)

Please bring along a hat, soft sole shoes, wear layers of clothing, spray jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen and drinking water.

Meet Ian at the FFF table. All food and drinks at own expense.

Sun, 26 October

11.30am - 4.00pm

Members: $15

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Sat, 25 October

Funky Bunch Trivia @ The Savoy Tavern

The Savoy Tavern, 677 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Come and enjoy Funky Bunch Trivia with your FunFF friends in the city.

Funky Bunch Trivia is a multi media trivia night.. Watch video clips, listening to music, and test your general [& not so general] knowledge.. It's a great fun night out.....

$100 Bar tab up for grabs each week plus spot prizes. Happy hour from 5pm-7pm with house wine and draught only $5. Steak night special only $15 that includes a house wine or pot of draught.

The trivia starts at around 6.30pm and meals are a available at own expense.

Meet Nicole at reserved table.

Tue, 28 October

6.00pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Mon, 27 October

Melbourne Social Drinks Night (End of Month Drinks) @ The Fringe Bar

Upstairs Bar area at The Fringe, 33-35 Little Lonsdale Street (Enter via Madame Brussels Lane), 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 exclusive use of the upstairs area for our social drinks in Melbourne this month, so come along and have a look and enjoy a great drinks night !

An article on a previous social drinks night can also be seen on Weekend Notes.

The Fringe is an urban oasis in the centre of Melbourne’s CBD and is a great mix of a hidden lane way bar, a courtyard, a rooftop bar and a bistro.

The Fringe boasts a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces and we have a reserved upstairs area just for us to enjoy and is located in the iconic Madame Brussels Lane.

This month’s offer for members is a complimentary drink on arrival. Please show your membership card to obtain your free drink of tap beer or house wine or beer. All other food and drinks at own expense. New members and renewals, please collect your new cards.

This is another one of those hidden Melbourne bars that the FunFF team finds for you, so come and enjoy it with us!!! The venue is located in Madame Brussels Lane near corner of Little Lonsdale Street.

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.

Check-in with the hosts of FunFF at the door in the upstairs area on arrival.

Thu, 30 October

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: FREE

BOOK
NOW

Derby Day 2014 - Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Package

A central city bar with return coach transport to Flemington

Capture the excitement of the Melbourne Cup Carnival with an all-inclusive package to Flemington races on Derby Day that includes buffet breakfast, transport and entry into Flemington on Derby Day.

Enjoy an ideal Derby Day at Flemington that includes a fantastic breakfast buffet, return transport to Flemington by bus and access to the grounds at Flemington with return to a city bar.

The package includes:
* Buffet Breakfast
* Glass of Champagne
* Return coach transfer to Flemington from the city
* Ground Pass Ticket
* Return to a City Bar after the races
* Avoids the Squeeze on the Flemington trains.

Be sure to book early as Melbourne Derby Day is a popular event as we are restricted by the number of guests allowed on the coach.

Buffet breakfast includes options of eggs, bacon, tomatoes, bake beans, sausages, mushrooms, hash browns, toast, fresh fruit, pastries and yogurt.

Meet Ian at the city café/bar for breakfast buffet, more information will be given on booking with city café/bar location near to Southern Cross Station.

Sat, 1 November

8.15am - 6.00pm

Members: $129

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Mon, 20 October

Melbourne Cup Day @ Ludlow Formation

Ludlow Formation, Building 3, 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank

Come and enjoy a wonderful Melbourne Cup experience at the Ludlow Formation which also has an outdoor area overlooking the Yarra River.

The Ludlow Formation enjoys the unique combination of a friendly bar and restaurant with stunning city views and waterfront ambience. Dress for the races if you wish.

There are TVs in the bar area screening the races so it is a great spot to see all the Melbourne Cup action. We have reserved an area directly in front of the TV to get all the Melbourne Cup action.

We have booked tables for lunch and can choose from their menu that has the usual classics of steak, burgers, pasta, fish and chips, calamari and some great barbeque options.

The Ludlow Formation is located on Southbank near the bridge that crosses the Yarra river most directly from Flinders Street Station, between St Kilda Road and Queens Bridge.

Meet Ian at our reserved tables. All food and drinks at own expense.

Tue, 4 November

1.00pm - 4.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Mon, 3 November

Christmas Party at a Secret Place

A Secret Place in Central Melbourne

Join us for Secret Christmas Party at A Secret Place located in a fabulous room within a exclusive private club which we have reserved exclusively for the Melbourne Social Club's Christmas event.

If you fancy a 1950s New York vibe, complete with romantic and spirited jazz, ice-cold cocktails, tapas and even a cigar room, then A Secret Place for Christmas is just for you.

This was a very popular event last time we visited this private club. We have secured this super Christmas deal for the social club, so we advise you to book early.

Experience a high level of elegance and fun for a very affordable night out, the price includes entry to the venue, two cocktails, finger food and the band for the night.

Enjoy a secret Christmas Night Out with swinging jazz in a fabulous room within a private club for an elegant and fun affordable Christmas night out.

The location is very central on Bourke Street not far away from Swanston Street. We will send you the secret location and directions closer to the event date!

Meet many of the social club hosts on the night on arrival and enjoy a cracking Christmas party.

Sat, 6 December

7.30pm - 11.00pm

Members: $35

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOKINGS OPENING SOON

Cricket World Cup 2015 : Australia vs England @ MCG

Meeting place to be advised

In February and March 2015, Australia and New Zealand will jointly host the 11th Cricket World Cup in 2015.

14 teams will contest the tournament, with the MCG hosting 5 matches, including a Quarter-Final and the Final.

Come and see the Aussies take on the Poms in the eagerly awaited first pool match for both sides and the first match of the tournament to be held in Australia.

There will only be 8 tickets available for this event so book early.

Meeting details will be released closer to the event date with Tony hosting the event.

Sat, 14 February

11.00am - 11.00pm

Members: $40

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

SOLD OUT

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 or your participation and freely participate in the activity at your own risk.

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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