Thinking Of You 2019

Once again inspired by Martin Flanagan, Matt Quartermaine entertained the Almanac Grand Final lunch crowd with this farewell to season 2019.

Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch – May 17 with George Megalogenis

After another 3 years of ups and downs and general turmoil, who better to join us at the North Fitzroy Arms for the last Odd Friday Lunch before the federal election than acclaimed journalist and Richmond tragic, George Megalogenis? See inside for details.

Almanac Odd Friday Lunch – with Mark McNamara (August 17)

Join us at the North Fitzroy Arms for The Odd Friday Lunch, this time with Mark McNamara (Aug 17) author of The ‘Bool.

Almanac Tassie Lunch – Ball & Chain Grill, Hobart (July 27)

The Footy Almanac lunch juggernaut heads south to Hobart for an entree to North Melbourne v West Coast.

The Odd Friday Lunch – with Heath Scotland at the North Fitzroy Arms (July 27)

Dependable defender, best and fairest winner and 250 gamer, Heath Scotland will be the Odd Friday Lunch guest this week (July 27).

Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch: Anthony Koutoufides tomorrow June 15

An exceptional and decorated champion of footy, Anthony Koutoufides is lined up as the next Almanac/Odd Friday lunch guest, taking place on the 15th of June. Details inside.

Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch: Anson Cameron this week (May 25)

Upcoming Odd Friday/Almanac Lunch is with longtime friend of the Almanac, the author, humourist and columnist Anson Cameron

The Odd Friday Lunch: April 27th at the North Fitzroy Arms with Alex Marcou

Carlton and St Kilda champ Alex Marcou will be the next guest at the Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch today, April 27th.

Almanac Lunch: The Tassie Lunch (in Melbourne, May 12)

The time-honoured Tassie away lunch will be held on May 12. Don the white shorts and head to the North Fitzroy Arms on May 12 to consider the question: Is Percy Jones the greatest living Tasmanian?

The Odd Friday Lunch with Barry ‘Boy’ Michael – Friday 5 May

The next Odd Friday Lunch with special guest Barry ‘Boy’ Michael is this week, on Friday 5th May at 1:05pm. RSVP to [email protected] with names of attendees. Tickets are $35.

Has D. Flanigan had a haircut? Find out at lunch on Aug 28, before Geelong v Collingwood

Darren Flanigan is coming to lunch on Aug 28. Book now.

The time-honoured Almanac Melbourne Cup Eve Lunch featuring Greg Carpenter and Robbie Griffiths

It’s a cracking afternoon. Down tools and come along. Bring your friends. Book now.

Adelaide Uni Greys/Footy Almanac pleasant Sunday afternoon lunch in Melbourne

Lunch. In Melbourne. All welcome.

Hear Rulebook deliver his speech: “How to be an avant-garde standover man in the liberal varsity environment”.

Melbourne Lunch on Friday with Simon Marshall and Mark Pennings

Enjoy an informal lunch with Simon Marshall and Mark Pennings.


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Melbourne Cup Lunch

G’day All Melbourne Cup lunch Clyde Hotel, Carlton Monday, November 1 12.30 for 1pm $40 plus drinks at bar prices Come along and help us nail the Cup trifecta. We are unsuccessful in seven attempts, so we are due. All welcome. RSVP to [email protected]