The Almanac (Manning Clark) Cricket Dinner – Thursday July 16 at the RMH



The Lord’s test is one of the special sporting occasions. If you are stuck in Melbourne, but want to mark the event in style then come along to the annual Almanac cricket dinner, on Thursday, July 16 at 6.30pm at the Royal Melbourne Hotel. The night will feature a chat with one of the grand elder statesmen of Australian cricket, Colin McDonald. Now 86, Colin played 47 Tests for Australia during the 1950 and early 1960s. He remains active and is a lively and fascinating conversationalist. Come and hear Colin’s story, enjoy a two course meal and stay to watch the first session of Day 1 of the Lord’s Test.

Details are:

When: Thursday 16 July 6pm for 6.30pm

Where: Royal Melbourne Hotel, 629 Bourke St Melbourne

Cost: $50 for two courses and entertainment. $40 for Almanac members. $35 for students. Drinks at bar prices.

RSVP: Essential via [email protected]


You can read more about Colin’s career here

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