Calendar of Events

Forthcoming Almanac events. All welcome.

Melbourne events are at The Royal Melbourne Hotel, 629 Bourke St, unless otherwise stated.



May 29:

Lunch with guest Luke Ball. Royal Melbourne Hotel, 629 Bourke St, Melbourne. 12.30 for 1pm. $50 plus a complimentary drink. Drinks at bar prices. We’re upstairs in a private dining room. Bookings essential.


June 5                             The Queenslanders’ Pilgrimage. Lunch at the Royal Melbourne Hotel. 130pm. $50/$40. Looks like we have an old hoop and a few broken down footballers coming along.

June 17                                 State of Origin (late) lunch
rsvp now so we can organise tickets for those heading to MCG afterwards – time to be advised

June 18                                 Book Launch. Murray Bird’s history of Queensland football. 5.30 for 6pm. Kick on for dinner. Royal Melboune Hotel.

June 26                                 lunch

July 16                                   Cricket dinner – The Manning Clark Cricket Lecture (tbc)

July 31                                   lunch

Aug 28                                   lunch

Sep 28                                   Brownlow Darts – counteries and beers

Oct 2                                     Grand Final lunch

Nov 2                                    Melbourne Cup lunch

Nov 19 (tentative)              Almanac Melbourne launch 6pm

Other launches to be scheduled around the Australian summer Test calendar



Other  dates to be added:                                           

Adelaide Uni Greys Melbourne Lunch

Adelaide Uni Greys Sydney Lunch/Almanac function

Almanac Canberra Event



Golf Day – to be notified

Test Match – Almanac XI v All-comers (over five days) – looking for an opponent