Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch: Andrew Stafford – Back On (Today!)

This lunch is BACK ON.
Andrew Stafford, music writer, footy writer, and lover of birds is the guest speaker at the next Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch on Friday 7 May 2021. Details in this post.

Almanac (and Odd Friday) Lunch: The Blessing of the Season

After a long Covid-enforced absence the Footy Almanac Friday lunch returns to the fabulous North Fitzroy Arms Hotel, on the 19th of March. The special guest will be a treat for Tiger fans. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Bob Hawke, Brutalism and Banana Bread: Melbourne Trip 2019

Almanac lunches, Barrie Cassidy, the MCG and a selection of notable pubs: Mickey Randall and company take in the full Melbourne cultural experience, with nods to the departed Bob Hawke, and philosophical consideration of the nature of banana bread.

Almanac Lunch: George Megalogenis – The Football Solution

George Megalogenis will be guest at the Almanac/Odd Friday lunch on Friday, May 17. He’ll be discussing his book, ‘The Football Solution: how Richmond’s premiership can save Australia’.

Grand Final 2016 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: We’ll All Be ‘Rooned

An epic Footy Almanac Grand Final Lunch topped only by an epic Grand Final. Can the Bulldogs drop their hangdog persona? Peter Baulderstone adapts classic Australian verse (apologies to John O’Brien) to record the events of recent days.

Lunch: Join Percy and the usual Almanac suspects on April 29 for the first lunch of the season.

The Almanac lunches are now at the North Fitzroy Arms. The first one is on April 29. All welcome.

Footy Almanac Bloods Lunch (Aug 29)

Footy Almanac Bloods’ lunch with Peter Bedford. All welcome. [Check the Peter Bedford footy card]

The Footy Almanac Grand Final Lunch

Yvette Wroby captures the annual pre-Grand Final warm-up at the All Nations Hotel.