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Upcoming Functions

XXIX Club Annual Dinner

Nov 11, 2014

The XXIX Club committee is pleased to announce that former Test umpire, Daryl Harper, will be our guest speaker for this year’s annual dinner to be held on the evening of Tuesday November 11, 2014.

Long Room Wine and Food Society November Luncheon

Nov 26, 2014

Our last luncheon for 2014, following the annual general meeting, will be held in the Members Dining Room with pre-lunch drinks in the bar area of the room (Level 2 of the MCC Reserve) on Wednesday November 26,2014 at 12.15pm for 12.45pm.

Long Room Wine and Food Society December Cocktail Party

Dec 11, 2014

To round off the year the society’s annual Christmas party will be held on Thursday December 11, 2014 from 6pm until 9pm for both members and those on our waiting list. The venue will be the Members Dining Room (Level 2 of the MCC Reserve) with spectacular views across the ground.

Christmas Day Luncheon

Dec 25, 2014

Spend your Christmas Day in the Members Dining Room on the eve of one of the biggest days in the Australian sporting calendar, the Boxing Day Test.

Boxing Day Breakfast

Dec 26, 2014

Join fellow members and guests in the Members Dining Room for the traditional MCC Boxing Day Breakfast.

Women in Cricket Test Breakfast

Dec 27, 2014

The Members Dining Room will again host our annual Women in Cricket Test Breakfast on Day 2 of the Boxing Day Test.