When the sun sets over Carlton: Moments in Melbourne

Mickey Randall’s Tales of the City. Tales of a winter Melbourne adventure of people, books, music, people, wine, footy, food and people.

Almanac Tassie Lunch: Aug 23 in Hobart.

The Footy Almanac Tassie Away Lunch is on August 23 (this Friday!) in Hobart. Details here. All welcome. [Always an excellent afternoon – Ed]

Almanac Lunch: With Andrew Rule – Friday 7 June at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel

This Almanac lunch will be a beauty! Andrew Rule, one of Australia’s top journalists will be our special guest next Friday, 7th June, @ 1:00pm at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel, 296 Rae St., North Fitzroy. Don’t miss out, book now!

Odd Friday/Almanac Lunch: Rene Kink (September 7)

Join the one and only Rene Kink, “The Incredible Hulk’, for our next Odd Friday Lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms this Friday, 7th September.

Almanac Lunch – Odd Friday (April 13): With Barry Mitchell

Lunch on April 13 with Barry Mitchell, who can tell a yarn about his time in footy, and may also offer some insights into a footballer who is now gaining the recognition he deserves (young Tom).

Almanac Lunch: Jerker Jenkin at the North Fitzroy Arms (May 19)

Come to lunch this Friday (May 19) with Graeme Jerker Jenkin. All welcome.

Confirming VRC Handicapper Greg Carpenter, trainer Robbie Griffiths and Andy Gemmell will join us at the Melbourne Cup Eve Lunch

Magnificent news for lunch fans. VRC Handicapper Greg Carpenter, Robbie Griffiths and Andy Gemmell have confirmed they will join us for lunch on Cup Eve at the North Fitzroy Arms. RSVP now.

2016 Grand Final Eve Lunch! Tickets closing soon!

Our biggest lunch is almost upon us! Click through for details and to grab your tickets.

Almanac Lunch: Sept 9th – Gareth Andrews and Ray Wilson before Hawks v Cats

There is a Hawks and Cats theme for our lunch before the big final on September 9th. Full details here.

Almanac Lunch: Hobart this Friday (Aug 19)

Almanac on tour! Lunch in Hobart Aug 19. Check out the details here. Spots still available. All welcome.

Almanac Lunch – Friday 29th July with Bill Deller and Murray Bird

Join Percy and the Almanackers for lunch with umpires Bill Deller and Murray Bird this Friday. Read on for full details.

Celebrating women’s footy at the Almanac lunch on June 17 (all welcome)

All welcome at lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms on June 17. We’ll be celebrating women’s footy. All welcome.

Almanac Lunch with Luke Ablett – Friday 31st of July at the Royal Melbourne Hotel

Lunch this week is shaping up as a beauty. Come and join John Harms this Friday at the Royal Melbourne Hotel as he chats to Swans premiership player Luke Ablett about his life in footy, as well as his life as a writer, international volunteer and project officer promoting gender equality in sport.

Sydney Almanac get together this Sunday July 26

A few beers, a bite to eat, and time to celebrate The Footy Almanac 2014. Come along to the Royal Exhibition in Surry Hills this Sunday July 26. (Spread the word)

Reminder – Almanac Event: Lunch with Luke Ball on the 29th of May

Join Luke Ball for lunch on the 29th of May at the Royal Melbourne Hotel. Read on for details. RSVP essential.

Almanac Event – Friday May 1: A chat with David Fyfe and others. All welcome.

Come and join the fun on Friday May 1. Nat Fyfe’s father David, the original Peter from Peterborough and a few more will be there for a chat. Read on for more info.

Lunch: Sydney Almanac pub grub get-together this Sunday (all welcome)

Sydney Almanac lunch on Sunday.

AFL Grand Final: Lunch of champions

After some memorable Grand Final lunching, Yvette Wroby and friends settled down for a Grand Final full of energy and fight from the first bounce.

Crio’s Q: A nice meal with some friends

Cup Eve..time for another established Almanac tradition. The lunch.   I must admit to not being a big “liunch” attender. Either working or wary!   But lunches and sportsman’s nights tend to develop a notoriety that probably includes some recounts from our worldly readership.   Anyone game to break the “what happens at the function [Read more]

Hidden Treasures

  by Andrew Gigacz The term “hidden treasure” is oft misused by the marketing types. But in the case of Footy Almanac functions it’s an apt one. Sure, we Almanackers know all know about them but the wider community does not have a clue of the golden moments they miss every time the ‘Nackers meet [Read more]