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    Upcoming Young Member Functions

    2014 Young Members' Football Functions

    The Young Members' Club will be holding two functions throughout the 2014 AFL home and away season;

    Saturday May 24, 2014
    Collingwood v West Coast Eagles

    Saturday August 23, 2014
    Hawthorn v Geelong Cats

    Both functions will be held in the Hans Ebeling Room. Further details to come.

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    Young Members’ Scotch Malt Whisky Appreciation Evening
    Thursday August 14, 2014

    The MCC Young Members Club extends an invitation to all members aged 18-40 and their guests to mix, mingle and enjoy a Scotch Malt Whisky Appreciation Evening to be held in the magnificent Long Room.

    The Scotch Malt Whisky Society will host this exclusive tasting of some of the finest and rarest single cask malts in the world. A whisky expert will discuss tasting, history and distillation methods. Featured whiskies have been sourced directly from distilleries in Scotland and are not commercially available.

    An assortment of light canapés will be served to complement the whiskey and enhance the experience.

    Please note: places are strictly limited and bookings will be taken on a first-in, first-served basis.

    There is a limit of two guests per member.

    Tastings will start at 7.00pm and a cash bar will operate between 6.30pm and 7.00pm.  

    Book here