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.


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Trivia Night @ The College Lawn

College Lawn, 36 Greville Street, Prahran

Join us for trivia at the College Lawn which is a hidden gem in Prahran, great pub food and trivia on Wednesday night.

Join us for trivia with the Baron which starts from 8pm but we will arrive earlier for pre-dinner trivia. At trivia, try to win Venue Bucks, jugs of beer and other great prizes.

The College Lawn features a lounge bar, restaurant, accommodation, bottle shop and sun drenched beer garden, this warm and friendly pub in Prahran is a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike.

With a menu that features delicious pub classics, mouth-watering contemporary dishes and an appetising selection of share platters, the College Lawn Hotel serves up some of the best pub food in Melbourne!

The venue is within walking distance of the Prahran train station.

Meet the Ian at the reserved table.

Wed, 22 April

7.30pm - 10.10pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 21 April

St Georges Day

Central Lion, Level 3, Melbourne Central, Melbourne

Come and enjoy St Georges Day at a traditional style English pub, enjoy dinner and a few traditional pints.

The Central Lion is a English style pub with a mix of English and classical dishes. There's something for everyone with light meals of fish, parma or pasta and if you fancy a bit of Olde England you can savour the traditional roasts and bangers and mash and quaff a fine English Ale.

On Thursday, enjoy a daily special of $15 Burger and pot of Carlton Draught or VB and a happy hour between 4pm and 7pm.

Meet Ian at our reserved tables

Thu, 23 April

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Wed, 22 April

Anzac Day Party Cruise

Meet outside the Woolshed Pub, Central Pier, Docklands (opposite Eithad Statium)

Come enjoy a night full of fun, great music and award winning top tier finger food with drinks included on a four hour Port Phillip Bay cruise on the Victoria Star.

This event is similar the sold out Valentines Day cruise this year which was a smashing success with everyone on board having an absolute ball, , so we are going to party again on this great Anzac Day party cruise.

Entertainment includes Australia's best Blues Brother’s Tribute act…WHERE’S WALLY - a 6 piece band who will literally be blowing the roof off the boat, and will have everyone up on their feet dancing the night away to the music made famous in the movie THE BLUES BROTHERS.

On the Lower Deck, one of the country’s best Michael Buble’ Tribute acts – Glenn Starr.

Many couples and singles attended this year's VDAY cruise with a mix of ages from 25 - 65 and most people took advantage of that fact and partied hard for the entire four hour cruise !

An abundance of magnificent top quality food and beverage is included in the one low price of $95 that includes top tier finger food with a large selection of beers, bubbles, wines and soft drinks.

Meet Nicole outside the Woolshed Pub, we will be boarding the cruise at 7.15pm as a group.

Sat, 25 April

6.45pm - 11.35pm

Members: $95

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Mon, 20 April

Melbourne Social Cycling and Breakfast

St Kilda Pier, St Kilda

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

This month, the ride will begin at St Kilda Pier.

Enjoy the great coastal views in this relaxed breakfast cycle ride on one of our favourite rides.

The ride will be on bike trails along the esplanade from St Kilda up to Port Melbourne and up to the Westgate Bridge. The bicycle punt will be used to cross at Fishermans Bend. The bike path will continue after the punt into Williamstown.

A breakfast venue will be decided on the day at Williamstown Return is via the same bike path and is approximately 1 hour each way.

Please also ensure you bike is in good working order before you start the ride.

Price shown is for the return trip on the bicycle punt at the Westgate Bridge (approx $7), breakfast at own expense.

Meet David at St Kilda Pier near the cycle path by the beach.

Sat, 25 April

9.00am - 12.30pm

Members: $7

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Fri, 24 April

Funky Bunch Trivia @ The Common Man

The Common Man, 39 Dukes Street, South Wharf

*** Change of Venue *** Now at The Common Man ***

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 and not so general knowledge. It is a great fun night out. New Set up with The Common Man called "Common Knowledge" means we don't know what we will get!!

$100 Bar tab up for grabs each week plus spot prizes. Drink specials through the night. $10 Pizza's all night

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

Meet Nicole at reserved table.

Tue, 28 April

6.00pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Mon, 27 April

Melbourne Social Drinks Night (End of Month Drinks) @ Word Lounge

Word Lounge Bar, 14 Goldie Place, 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 !

During this end of month drinks, we will have our events displayed on the TV screens in the venue to recap some of our recent events. Also an article on a previous social drinks night can also be seen on Weekend Notes.

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.

Come and enjoy this comfortably classy bar, this month’s offer for members are a complimentary drink on arrival. Please show your membership card to obtain your free drink of tap beer, house wine or basic spirits. We will also receive tasty food platters for the group. All other food and drinks at own expense.

This venue is located in another wonderful secret lane-way of Melbourne, sited in an historic 1920s warehouse which features polished floorboards, open fireplace, an antique bar, cosy leather chesterfields and a tucked away beer garden complete with heating in the winter.

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 near the intersection of Queen and Lonsdale Streets in Goldie Place.

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

Thu, 30 April

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: FREE

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2015/2016 Melbourne Entertainment™ Book

To be picked up at end of month social drinks

Order a brand new 2015/2016 Melbourne Entertainment™ Books which includes over $15,000 in valuable offers, valid through 1 June, 2015. It is packed full of restaurants, hotels, attractions, sports and leisure activities for only $65. The Melbourne Entertainment™ Book is your guide to the best restaurants, hotel accommodation, attractions, sports and leisure activities... all with 25% to 50% off or 2-for-1 offers.

Books ordered here will be brought along to end of month drinks if you would like to purchase a brand new book!

THE BOOKS WILL NOT BE POSTED DUE TO THEIR SIZE.

Please be ready to give cash on delivery for your book, but reserve on-line either way. If you would like a mobile version just state in the comments and we will send you the link for your phone/tablet, payments for mobile version will be via link provided.

Remember to pre-order as we only have limited supplies and it saves you so much money !

Thu, 30 April

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: $65

Non-Members / Guests: $65

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NOW

Please book now & pay on the day for this event

Booking closes on:
Wed, 29 April

Day Trip : Seymour Races

Coffee Stand outside the Arts Centre

We are currently arranging a day trip to the country races at Seymour - more details and prices to follow.

Join Ian and chauffeur David on a exciting day trip

Sat, 2 May

9.00am - 6.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOKINGS OPENING SOON

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, 6 May

7.00pm - 10.15pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 5 May

Friday Night Drinks: Mountain Goat Brewery Tour with Beer and Pizza

Mountain Goat Brewery, 80 North Street, Richmond

Come and join us on a fun brewery tour where you can get the full Mountain Goat story straight from the source. It is perfect time to ask your best beer question while watching new Goats come into the world. The tour is free and lasts 20-30 minutes and our tour starts at 7.15pm and has been arranged outside the normal public tour time.

Mountain Goat has collected a swag of awards over the last 7 years for their traditional, all natural ales.

Also on the night all the Mountain Goat beers will be on tap along with ripping pizzas. Also available at the bar white/red wine, locally distilled speciality single malt whiskies plus gin and vodka and soft drinks.

Their India Pale Ale was Australia’s first certified organic beer. There is also a rare India Red Ale that has recently been released.

Meet Alan near the bar area. All food and drinks at own expense.

Also if you can\'t make the tour, you can still join us for beer and pizza!

Trams 48 and 75 leave from the city and nearest tram stop is River St, Richmond.

Fri, 8 May

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 7 May

Bar of the Month - Cornish Arms Hotel

Cornish Arms,163a Sydney Road Brunswick

There's something for everyone at the Cornish. With a large Vegan focus and daily meal deals, The Cornish has quickly become one of the best pubs in Melbourne for vegans and non Vegans alike looking to find an affordable, delicious pub meal with an awesome vibe and a relaxed atmosphere. Complimented by our Craft beer selection and carefully chosen wines, the Cornish really does have something for everyone. It has an 88% rating on Urban Spoon.

Meet Alan at the reserved tables.

Wed, 13 May

7.00pm - 10.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Tue, 12 May

Friday Night Drinks - Aer Bar

120 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

Elevate yourself up to Aer Bar, unquestionably one of the best spots in the city for an open-air drink and a delicious meal to share.

A sophisticated urban playground, Aer Bar is built to entertain. It is never stale, always fresh, and gives the most seasoned party going crowd a place to be themselves.

AER bar is an all weather destination. Fitted with retractable awnings and cafe blinds, allows the space to seamlessly moves from summer to winter.

Being a haven for style and sophistication, Aer Bar supplies nothing but premium beverage products. They carry a select range of draught beers and cider along with a tasty selection of bottled products ranging from small local boutique breweries to internationally renowned master brewers.

The cocktails are a mix of some of the traditional classics complimented by an ever changing array of modern delights using the finest spirits and liqueurs, mixed with fresh ingredients and a steady hand.

The wine list will impress whether your tastes be for a Margaret River Chardonnay, a Barossa Valley Shiraz or a glass of the finest French Champagne.. The list is a mix of local, national and international catering for a variety of tastes.

Aer Bar has a great selection of tap and bottled beers, including European faves such as Peroni and Hoegaarden, plus a range of ciders. With such a selection of fine beverages it won't be long before you'll be walking on Aer!

A misting system provides relief on hot summer day and nights, whilst our gas fire places provide warmth in the Melbourne winter.

Meet Nicole at the reserved area.

Fri, 15 May

6.30pm - 9.00pm

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

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NOW

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 14 May

Weekend Away - Mornington Peninsula

Coffee Stand Outside the Arts Centre

Enjoy a weekend away to the Mornington Peninsula with your Funff friends.

We will meet on Friday night at the coffee stand outside the Arts Centre and head down to Rye for dinner at Baha. Then, we will head over to our accommodation (a self contained house that sleeps 10 people) at Rosebud West located just 200m from the beach.

On Saturday morning, we will have free time to walk on the beach or sleep-in and have breakfast (BYO breakfast) and we will head off at 9:30am. On Saturday, choose either Option A (add $40) or Option B below (please add your choice into the comments section when booking):
Option A. Peninsula Hot Springs (~10am-2pm, including lunch at own expense)
Option B. Mornington Peninsula Chocolates and then wine tasting and lunch at Montalto winery followed by an optional walk around the sculpture park at the winery.

We will then pick up our friends from Peninsula Hot Springs and head home for some free time (swim, shower, change, walk, sleep, whatever). At 5pm, feel free to join us for Happy Hour at the house (BYO drinks and nibbles). Then, at 6:30pm, we will head off to Portsea for Saturday dinner at Portsea Pub.

On Sunday morning, we will have free time to walk on the beach or sleep-in and have breakfast (BYO breakfast) and we will pack up, check out and head off at 9:30am. We will head over to have a look at Arthur's Seat Lookout and then head on to Mornington Market at Mornington Racecourse where we can have some lunch and browse the food, crafts, plants and much more. Around 3pm or so, we will head on home to Melbourne and we should arrive back at the Arts Centre around 4:30pm or so.

Please note that minor adjustments to planned activities may need to be made depending on weather and availability.

The cost for the weekend includes share accommodation (including bed and bath linen) and all transport for the weekend. Those opting to visit the Peninsula Hot Springs will need to pay an additional $40 (payable through the "Other Payment" page). All food and drinks at own expense. BYO cereal for breakfast, we can buy milk once we get down there. BYO drinks and nibbles for Happy Hour on Saturday. Please meet Anne and Ian at the coffee stand outside the Arts Centre at 5:45pm on Friday night for a weekend of fun and adventure.

Fri, 12 June

5.45pm - TBA

Members: $159

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

BOOK
NOW

Prepayment required for this event

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

Booking closes on:
Thu, 11 June

Perisher Snow Weeks - Week 1 and / or Week 2

Jindabyne / Perisher NSW

We are be taking a group skiing / boarding in Perisher Blue (NSW) staying in Jindabyne for one or two weeks depending on individual members requirements.

We are taken expressions of interest from members, so please email us if you are interested.

We will be heading up for Week 1 (27 June to 4 July) AND Week 2 (5 July to 12 July) or both.

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

Sat, 27 June

TBA - TBA

Members: FREE

Non-Members / Guests: N/A

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST ONLY

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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