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New merchandise waiting to be worn!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, November 20, 2020

 

Keeping up with the new fads in the fashion world can be difficult and somewhat confusing, lucky the team have all your athletic and outerwear fashion needs covered.

 

We first partnered up with Delfina swimwear to re-energize our swimwear offerings and range.

 

Our second move was partnering up with ISC and launching our female and male merchandise which includes exercise tops (both short and long-sleeved) puffer vests, polo shirts, running/training singlets, wet weather jackets and exercise shorts.

 

The exercise attire is made from a breathable lightweight material and is perfect for running a virtual marathon, as modelled by AD Manager Malcolm during the New York Marathon in Sydney challenge. The outerwear is designed to keep you warm (but still looking stylish).

 

For those who wish to pay homage to the older merchandise, we will continue to sell this for the remainder of the month at a discounted rate, with the new range also available to purchase now.

 

Feel free to pop into the Athletic Department to check out the new range.

 

For more information please contact the team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org.

 

 

 

October book club unravels an intricate web

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, November 06, 2020

 

Tattersalls Book Club members reviewed Bernadine Evaristo’s book, Girl, Woman, Other; where the author examines the lives of 12 women who are inextricably linked by a fine thread. These women are mainly women of colour from different generations, faiths, sexuality, classes, politics and heritages.

 

Each complex character has a chapter and their lives overlap within the chapters. The book is about struggles but also love, joy, and imagination. Evaristo explores motherhood, sexuality, racism, betrayals, success and regret, which she does showing incredible insight into each woman’s life.

 

Book Club members agreed, overwhelmingly, the book was amazing and well worth reading. Everisto’s writing style is certainly different, with little or no punctuation, especially full stops which appear very rarely. However, after a few pages even the punctuation prefects amongst Book Club members forgot about that and enjoyed the wonderful reading experience.

 

In keeping with our three word description; twelve remarkable lives.

 

Next up we will be reading “You shouldn’t have joined…”, a memoir by Sir Peter Cosgrove and will meet via Zoom on Wednesday 25th November from 16:00 to 17:30.

 

For more information or to sign up for the book club please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9202.

 

 

 

 

Writer's Tears Irish Whisky, the perfect accompaniment to a complex novel

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, November 06, 2020

 

November Whisky of the Month – Writers' Tears Irish Whiskey - reviewed by Committee Member and Book Club co-captain Bettina Pidcock.

 

I really enjoy settling into the sofa with my book and a little drink to warm me from the inside. It's interesting to muse on the thoughts of the writer of any book, particularly when it's a long and intricate tale, like the Book Club's last title: Girl, Woman, Other which traced the highs and lows of life for twelve British women of colour. Perhaps Bernadine Evaristo shed tears for her subjects; she painted an empathetic and rounded portrait of them that was truly deserving of the Booker Prize.

 

The whiskey provided a delicious and soothing companionship to the novel, which explored tales of immigration, education, gender identity, race relations and so much more. Writers' Tears Irish Whiskey was a great accompaniment to the triumphs and sorrows of each of the characters. While the book had many complexities, the whiskey was light with a pale honey hue and a sweet, fruity, almost maple syrup nose. It's wonderfully smooth and warming on the palate. I drank it neat and found it to have a very mellow finish. I can recommend it as a warming, soothing accompaniment to a good and complex read.

 

Thanks to Bettina for taking the time to review our Whisky of the Month!

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

Athletic Timetable Summer Schedule

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, October 22, 2020

 

As we continue to improve our offering, we are pleased to announce the addition of a new class and a slight timetable change.

 

From Monday 2nd November all lunchtime classes will commence at 12:45 and will run for 45 mins (except for Wednesday Run Club which remains at 12:30).

 

The change has been implemented to ensure all Members still get an efficient, strong and fun workout while enjoying our excellent level of service.

 

With striving for excellence at the forefront of our minds, we have added an additional class ‘Barre Pilates’ which will take place every Friday (from the 6th November onwards) at 12:45, replacing spin.

 

This class will be run by Zuzana and will include a variety of techniques and movements designed to help our balance and stabilising muscles as well as incorporate some of the finer points from ballet, Pilates and dance. This class will focus on glutes, core and a blast of the cardiovascular system.

 

The class itself will feature music to help with the flow of movements and will be open to all fitness levels from beginners to advanced gym-goers.

 

As always, we are encouraging all Members to please book their spots in the classes as numbers are still limited.

 

New timetable available here: here

 

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org or call 9263 9212.

 

 

 

A whisky fuelled cycling tour?

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, October 08, 2020

 

October whisky of the month – Bruichladdich Classic Laddie Unpeated Single Malt - reviewed by Committee Member and Cycling Club co-captain Michael Hanrahan.

 

Bruichladdich is Gaelic for "gentle slope of the sea" which is appropriate as the distillery is located on the Scottish Isle of Islay, approximately 40 kilometres north of the Northern Irish Coast.

 

Islay is a cycling Mecca with a few distilleries thrown in for good measure.

 

The distillery (owned by Remy-Cointreau), in order to promote fitness for their staff and reduce the use of cars on the island, have created their own cycle club; the Laddie Community Cycle Club, and hold their own one-day tour called the "Ride of the Falling Rain".

 

The whisky is a perfect blend of Highland and Islay with no colour added; a slightly oaky nose, consistent with maturing in barrels of American and European Oak, a malty vanilla and sweet oak palate; non-chill filtered water and a gentle pleasant sea breeze and salt finish.

 

My bottle was excellent. You can go to their website and review your batch, they are not meant to be the same. Go get a Johnny Walker if you want that.

 

Forget Orange for next year’s Tattersalls Cycle Tour; Tour de Islay looks the goods! We may even consider Islay's famous "Extreme Whisky Tour" where participants take part by foot, cycle and kayak to visit 10 island distilleries over 97 kilometres in just three days.

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

Controversy hits Book Club in August

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, September 04, 2020

 

Our book this month, They know not what they do by Finnish author Jussi Valtonen, was a bit controversial! Straddling the US and Finland, the story confronted traditional themes like family connection and parenting, ethical dilemmas involving animal testing and market power and some futuristic ideas around how technology and pharma are impacting our lives and how they are marketed to us. Although not a favourite, it kept us all talking candidly and we all agreed we learnt something new.

 

The groups three-word summaries are very telling this month: "children, parents, bad" or " Finland, America, black".

 

Plenty of room for more participants for our next meeting on Zoom where we embark on a memoir; Educated by Tara Westover.

 

Readily available in most book stores. Join in a lively discussion with your fellow book club Members!

 

This month's book club meeting via Zoom takes place on Wednesday 30th September from 16:00 to 17:30.

 

For more information or to sign up for the book club please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9202.

 

 

 

 

The Great Virtual Race across Tennessee deserves a Jack Daniels Select

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, September 04, 2020

 

Our September Whisky of the Month – Jack Daniels Single Barrel Select, reviewed by Committee Member and Run Clubber Richard McGrath.

 

Tennessee, proudly known as the volunteer state, has three notable exports; country music, whiskey, and soldiers.

 

The origins of country music and whiskey in Tennessee are intertwined down to the Irish spelling of whiskey and the sound of the Galway pub fiddle you can still hear in today’s country hits. They say the stories of country music are a combination of Saturday night and Sunday morning. Sometimes they are both if you think of Kristofferson’s “Sunday Morning Coming Down” or Love and Theft’s lyrics “I ain’t afraid of dying, but what scares me to death, is meeting Jesus, with whiskey on my breath.”

 

Jack Daniels’ Single Barrel Select Tennessee Whiskey is a step up from the famous Old No. 7. First bottled in 1997, Select is a relatively new addition to the 1864 Lynchburg distillery. This brand is as American as Harley Davidson Motorcycles and Levi’s jeans. All three are very familiar with each other, and the expansion of the Jack Daniel’s brand has been as much of a commercial success as the others.

 

It’s certainly a fancy bottle, and not just in appearance. As Select suggests, these barrels are sourced from 1 in a 100 of the stock that makes the famous No. 7. Each bottle is referenced back to the barrel, with the current bottle in the Tattersalls whiskey library (Dewey 663.5) from barrel No. 20-00364, Rick R-9 and bottled on 23-1-2020. With the usual Jack retailing at an everyman’s price of $45, this edition is pushing $100. With the same limestone cave water and charcoal filter all from Lynchburg, it’s interesting but at a price.

 

With the colour of Tennessee sweet tea and a whiff of summer pasture, it is soft on the palate, as is anything with caramel. As with everything from the South, it is warm and hospitable.

 

If country music is three chords and the truth, then my ‘good friend’ Jack’s Single Barrel Tennessee Whiskey is inviting, easy, and neighbourly. Don’t be fix’n to mix it with Mountain Dew.

 

With no real running races taking place, I recently entered ‘The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee’ from Memphis in the south-west to just past Bristol in the north-east; a distance of 1,021.68 kilometres. We had from 1 May to 31 August to complete the course, but somehow I ended up crossing the state in 34 days. The trip back was done with the aid of a stent and took a bit longer.

 

Only able to virtually pass by Jack Daniel’s birthplace, I was a keen volunteer to review this month’s whisky of the month.

 

The next challenge for me is the Tattersalls New York Marathon in Sydney, taking place over the last week of October with our Run Club.

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

New York State of Mind

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Wednesday, August 26, 2020

 

Monday 26th to Friday 30th October

 

We are bringing the New York Marathon and all that goes with it, right here to Sydney and to you. Without a doubt, this will be the greatest event in Tattersalls Athletic Department history and possibly the history of the world.

 

Our event will take place over five consecutive days with a combination of five times 8.44km runs, representing the five boroughs of New York.

 

The Athletic Department team have put together an exclusive New York Spotify playlist, to keep you motivated whilst hitting the pavement.

 

Our event will culminate, in true Tattersalls tradition, with a grand lunch in the Club to celebrate our achievements…worthy of any of New York’s great establishments and featuring a New York-inspired menu.

 

As the event is now 12 weeks away, you have plenty of time to start getting ready and confront any fear you may have of running. All Members are welcome to participate. The AD team are taking bookings now for Members who would like a personalised running and weights plan to complement your training and to help get you both physically and mentally ready.

 

$50 entry fee (which is claimable as a tax deduction), which we will donate to ensure that Bear Cottage continues to provide much-needed respite for children and their families.

 

To sign up or for more information, please contact the team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9213.

 

 

 

 

Christmas...same same, but different!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Wednesday, August 26, 2020

 

Christmas is creeping up, so now is the time to start planning your Christmas long lunches and dinners!

 

This silly season will be different, but Tattersalls will embrace this, offering a special Christmas inspired menu with all of your hot and cold favourites, beverage package and our standard holiday cheer for (at the moment) bookings of up to ten people.

 

Whether it’s an end of year office lunch or family celebration, the team would love to host you in the Club; ensuring a warm and personalised occasion for you and your guests.

 

Please keep us top of mind for any lunches or dinners and enquire now to reserve your preferred date to events@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9217.

 

 

 

 

Kosher whisky all the way from Israel

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Monday, August 03, 2020

 

This whisky is so smart it had us wondering if it might be Scotch exported to be bottled and matured in Israel, but no, it's not - we missed the foiled and embossed stamp of authenticity - this was distilled and aged in Tel Aviv.

 

It’s the real deal, it drinks brilliantly and its only flaw is that at $120, it's pricey. But you know what? It’s really a bargain because this will be an instant talking point in your cabinet - and one that will see you convert unbelievers into raving fans.

 

In what has to be the whisky upset of 2020, this underdog has delivered us one of the finest drams of the year.

 

Colour

Light and golden, beyond straw.

 

Nose

Lifted dried fruits, floral grass and vanilla.

 

Palate

Smooth and sweet with a touch of caramel slightly oaky-toasty - cross between speyside and a lowland malt like Glenkinchie. Great length. It’s 46% but not drinking hot.

 

Water

Released a sherbet zing and more floral spice notes, mid-palate filling out nicely.

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

Special Member Parking Offer

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

 

Tattersalls Club Parking discount at Enacon St Marys Cathedral

 

Flat rate of $10 per visit for the following:

 

2 hours from 6.00am Monday - Friday up until 10.00am

Entry after 5.00pm Monday - Friday until 10.00pm close

Saturday and Sunday $10 per entry between 7.00am and close

 

ALL DAY PARKING $35

 

To redeem these rates please follow this process:

 

1. Members take a ticket as normal.

2. Parking is provided at the agreed rates.

3. Prior to exit - Members are to to press the intercom button on the ticket machine to request our discounted rate.

 

 

ENACON PARKING, Under St Marys Cathedral: 2 Cathedral Street, Sydney.

 

www.enacon.com.au

 

 

Time for a fitness assessment?

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, July 24, 2020

 

Complimentary fitness assessments are available to all Members, with ongoing programming available to Athletic Department Members.

 

Are you on top of your fitness goals thus far for 2020? Or do you need some help to get you on track as we transition out of lock down?

 

Book in with one of our trainers to assist you in achieving your fitness goals for 2020, it's not too late!

 

We encourage you to have your program updated every 6 - 8 weeks.

 

To book, please contact the team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org or call 9263 9213.

 

 

 

  

 

 

Whisky Club 2021 Launches with Westward Single Malt

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, July 09, 2020

 

For those previous Whisky Club Members; we hope you have enjoyed (and are still enjoying) your whiskies from around the world!

 

We are now moving on to the next 10 whiskies for the 20/21 membership year. First up…. Westward American single Malt:

 

A celebration of the American pioneer spirit. Made from scratch from Pacific Northwest two-row barley, fermented with ale yeast for outstanding flavour, double pot distilled for exceptional character, and matured in new American oak barrels.

 

Colour

Amber.

 

Nose

Herbal, cinnamon, butterscotch, waxy, char, and young “craft” oak with a bit of earthiness and lemon curd.

 

Palate

Piney herbal, butterscotch, orchard fruit, orange peel, baking spice, cocoa and young oak.

 

Finish

Long herbal fade accented with bits of orange peel, butterscotch, cocoa and lemon.

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

Introduce a guest to the Club

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, July 09, 2020

 

Tattersalls welcomes successful Sydney professionals who share a love of sport, a healthy lifestyle and our Club's timeless values of honour and friendship - honor et amicitia. Founded in 1858, Tattersalls remains a premier athletic, social and business club, housing relationships and memories created over more than one hundred and fifty years.

 

Members have the ability to invite like-minded friends, family and colleagues to experience the Club with a guest pass.

 

A Tattersalls Club Guest Pass entitles the bearer to four complimentary visits to the Club - a great chance to experience our unique atmosphere.

 

Whether it be the Athletic Facilities or Members Bar and Dining, a guest pass may be used in both areas of the Club.

 

To organise a guest pass, please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9202.

  

 

 

Classes return with an updated timetable and continued live streaming!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, June 18, 2020

 

You read that correctly; we are pleased to announce the return to group exercise classes at the Club.

 

After a ten-week hiatus, the team in the Athletic Department are excited to be welcoming Members back into the Club for group exercise.

 

We are also excited to advise you that the classes will be live streamed via our Zoom platform. Members will be able to access the classes via Zoom still if they are working from home and can’t make it into the Club.

 

The new formatted timetable allows all avenues of fitness to be followed, and we thank you for your understanding regarding the slight timetable change.

 

 

With the new regulations in place, we are confident that the classes are going to run smoother than ever and we can’t wait to have you back in here living the dream. Class sizes are limited so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

 

 

Please also note that based on Member feedback, Run Club has now moved to 12:30 Wednesday, meeting at the AD front desk and lead by Damian, who has planned a series of runs and sessions to help you return to your peak fitness.

 

New timetable available here: here

 

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org or call 9263 9212.

 

 

 

June Book Club

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, June 11, 2020

 

It’s not too late to join this Month’s Book Club, featuring ‘Boy Swallows Universe’ by Australian author Trent Dalton.

 

From Good Reads review:

 

“A novel of love, crime, magic, fate and coming of age, set in Brisbane's violent working class suburban fringe - from one of Australia's most exciting new writers. Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crime for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli's life isn't complicated enough already. He's just trying to follow his heart, learning what it takes to be a good man, but life just keeps throwing obstacles in the way - not least of which is Tytus Broz, legendary Brisbane drug dealer….”

 

Readily available in most book stores and two weeks left to read. Join in a lively discussion with your fellow book club Members!

 

This month's book club meeting via Zoom takes place on Wednesday 24th June from 16:00 to 17:30.

 

For more information or to sign up for the book club please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9202.

 

 

 

 

Hudson Baby Bourbon wraps up our Whisky Club year

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, May 29, 2020

 

Our final Whisky of the month has arrived and we are celebrating with a live cross to New York Athletic Club for a virtual tasting, hosted by NYAC Beverage Manager and mixologist Julia Rickert. A bit about the Hudson Baby Bourbon below:

 

Tuthilltown Spirits Farm Distillery is New York’s first whiskey distillery since prohibition, distilling some of America’s most prized spirits in the Hudson Valley.

 

When you take the Hudson New York Corn Whiskey and store it in a first-use charred American Oak barrel, out pops the Baby. The barrel aging process gives this spirit a light sweetness and deep amber colour. This 100% corn bourbon has a bright, defined taste and a warm finish with notes of marzipan and roasted corn.

 

Tasting Notes:

Colour: Deep copper

Nose: Sweet corn and vanilla

Palate: Vanilla, sweet corn, caramel, oak with gentle floral notes

Finish: Long and slightly hot, sweet

 

For more information on Tattersalls Whisky Club please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9202.

 

 

Run Club invites you to reclaim Sydney

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, May 21, 2020

 

Four Saturdays from Saturday 30th May at 08:00

 

We live in the most beautiful city in the world, filled with amazing sights and plenty of things to do.

 

So what better way to see the city and all it has to offer than by joining our 'Run for fun' club?!

 

Every Saturday morning we will be traversing different sights and scenes of this beautiful city, taking in the views whilst getting our heart rates up and ticking off our exercise goals.

 

The format is set for a four week block and will be set up to cover all areas of Sydney. The class will be focused on running, but all fitness levels are encouraged to come along.

 

Saturday 30th May:Our first stop will meet at the Club at 08:00 and will head towards The Domain and Mrs Macquarie’s chair for a combined sprint/stair and interval session.

Saturday 6th June:No run due to the long weekend.

Saturday 13th June: Our second run will be the beautiful Wanda Sand Dunes, starting in the car park at 08:00.

Saturday 20th June: Our third stop will take us to the Eastern Suburbs to tackle the beautiful Cooper Park.

Saturday 27th June: The fourth stop we will keep as a mystery, but we are certain you won’t be disappointed.

 

We can’t wait to see you all and to take over this beautiful city of ours!

 

As always (and especially now due to group number restrictions) we ask that you RSVP directly to the AD desk at addesk@tattersallsclub.org so we can plan our groups accordingly.

 

 

 

 

Ten out of ten: dining pioneers

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, May 21, 2020

 

What a week it has been. We think it’s safe to say, one of the most exciting in recent history. As we welcomed back Members, ten at a time.

 

Over fifty Members and their guests have taken advantage of Chef Nath's special menu; think roasted sweet potato and puy lentils with carrot, wild rocket, herbs, turmeric with a chicken, lamb or barramundi skewer. Or a lemon myrtle spiced grilled N.T. barramundi, served with your choice of chips and salad or vegetables. Old favourites remain, including Danny's classic soups and our special steak

 

Mario, Esmond and Popi were delighted to see so many of your faces back, and our various COVID officers including the AD and administration teams and GM Des relished their roles keeping Members and guests safe.

 

We look forward to welcoming back all of our Members.

 

To make a booking please contact the team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9216.

 

 

 

 

Sydney Dance Company teach exclusively for Tattersalls

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, May 15, 2020

 

We’ve watched them on stage, and now we can learn from them, as dancers from the company become our very own teachers!

 

This is for all of us; beginners, any age, and in the comfort of our own homes, plus we have the privilege of supporting these amazing talents whilst they are unable to perform.

 

For the next four Wednesdays from 17:00 to 18:00 set yourselves up in your home on Zoom and get ready to move.

 

Wednesday 20th May:

Contemporary with Juliette Barton

Wednesday 27th May:

Ballet with Rhys Kosakowski

Wednesday 3rd June:

Body conditioning with Emily Seymour

Wednesday 10th June:

Hip Hop with Riley Fitzgerald

 

For more information or to sign up for the classes please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9202.

 

 

 

 

Tattersalls Business Owners Forum

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, May 07, 2020

 

Business Owners Forum (BOF) is a free business resource open to all Members who are business owners, looking to become one or just interested in business networking.

 

Pre-Covid, the group met every 6 weeks over breakfast in the Club. For now, the meeting is via Zoom and every 4 weeks.

 

This is fast becoming a ‘can’t miss’ opportunity. Over the coming BOF sessions, Members of the BOF will take turns in presenting in their various areas of expertise, from marketing to mortgage broking, urban planning to entertainment.

 

The format runs with introductions, followed by the presentation.

 

The final part of the meeting is a question and answer and round-table forum discussion. New and current Business Owners Forum Members and all business-interested Members are welcome.

 

For more information or to sign up for the Business Owners Forum please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9202.

 

 

 

 

City2Surf, Ted X, what about your event?

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, May 07, 2020

 

It may come as a surprise or be considered foolish optimism, but BOTH these landmark events and others have already announced new dates this year.

 

The positivity and confidence of these statements, have caused a shift in peoples mood and we are all once again looking forward to catching up with friends and colleagues.

 

More surprising is that in the last ten days the Club has taken event bookings for three out of four Friday evenings in November. Members are bringing their school alumni, cricket teams and business colleagues to enjoy the hospitality of the Club.

 

The Club is perfectly placed to be in a strong position as restrictions are eased to host and invigorate your events and the Club.

 

We are ready to start planning for your event needs. For an events pack please contact the team at events@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9217.

 

 

 

 

Book club re-imagined

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, May 07, 2020

 

Whilst we always intended to re-launch the Club’s Book Club in 2020, it seems there is now no better time.

 

Why not take some time to disconnect with all that is going on in the world now and immerse yourself in a book? Then re-connect with fellow Members to discuss!

 

We are starting with a classic that you may already have on your shelves, and we think quite fitting by all accounts; 'Love in the Time of Cholera' by Colombian Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez.

 

From the New York Times review:

"'Love in the Time of Cholera', Gabriel Garcia Marquez's radiant novel, is at once an old-fashioned love story, elegantly fashioned out of the clockwork pieces of romantic fiction, and an anatomy of love in all its forms: the gushy, irrational love of adolescents and the mature love of people who have suffered loss and grief; the high-flown love, immortalized by poets, and the love without love found in bordellos and motels; marital love and adulterous love, spiritual love, physical love, even love that resembles cholera in its symptoms and its pain…”

 

This month's book club meeting via Zoom takes place on Wednesday 27th May from 16:00 to 17:30.

 

For more information or to sign up for the book club please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9202.

 

 

 

 

Tattersalls Special Delivery

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, April 03, 2020

 

Whisky Club Members are starting to receive a special delivery by post. The Club’s doors may be closed but the Club is very much alive, and April’s Whisky of the Month is coming to you.

 

Introducing the Gospel Solera Rye Whisky, hailing from Melbourne and matured using a two-storey Solera system. But what is all this hype with this increasingly trendy ageing process? It's all about getting a consistent product that minimises delays between fermentation, where you are drawing half the whisky out of each row of barrels and using it to refill the barrels one row below. So technically, you always have a bit of the original whisky in that bottom row of barrels.

 

“It was a wonderful surprise and a really nice drop. Smooth and sweet with some nice cinnamon notes.” Jonathon Miller

 

Now the Club continues to promise to play our part in helping the whisky industry through the tumultuous period that lies ahead, by showcasing the vast array of whiskies from around the world that we have on our shelves, from Japanese to Swedish, and Australian to Indian, and having them delivered to your home.

 

In 1978, the Scotch Whisky Research Institute, created the first tasting wheel; a wheel consisting of eight whisky flavoured profiles, purely aimed at the industry, and what to look for in a dram. The eight sectors of the wheel are based on two sections: flavours that arise during fermentation and distillation (cereal, fruity, floral, peaty, feinty, sulphury), and flavours from maturation (woody, winey).

 

To all our Whisky Club Members and anyone else that may want to add a small touch of grain to their isolation, we are now offering the ‘Wheel of Whisky’. Eight half drams of an assortment of whiskies from all around the world to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

 

$65 for your delivery of our ‘Wheel of Whisky’. To place your order, please contact dine@tattersallsclub.org.

 

 

Athletic Department Home Delivery

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, April 03, 2020

 

We are going digital. It all kicked off with Malcolm leading Pilates at 07.00 on Monday 30th March!

 

The starting format is 12 classes including some new formats as well as some familiar faces.

 

As we immerse ourselves in this Covid-19 world we will evolve, develop and improve.

 

We are also building a library of video programs that we will distribute to Members as we continue to build a solution to assist your health and well being.

 

New timetable available here: here

Class descriptions available here: here

 

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org or call 9263 9212.

 

 

 

Temporary Class Timetable

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, March 19, 2020

 

The health of our Members and trainers is our number one priority.

 

Following the recent recommendations of the NSW Government, the Athletic Department will be making some changes to our scheduling and class structure.

 

From Monday 23rd March onwards (until further notice) the Club will be offering TWO group classes a day, except on Sunday which will remain as one.

 

These classes will be held at 7am and 12:30pm Monday – Friday.

As well as Sunday at 9:30am.

 

The new timetable is available here: here

 

We have tried to encompass all aspects of fitness and offer a wide variety of classes in these timeslots.

 

We thank you for your understanding during this time.

 

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org or call 9263 9212.

 

 

 

  

 

 

Complimentary Fitness Assessments and Programs available for Members

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

 

Complimentary fitness assessments are available to all Members, with ongoing programming available to Athletic Department Members.

 

Are you on top of your fitness goals thus far for 2020? Or do you need some help to get you on track?

 

Book in with one of our trainers to assist you in achieving your fitness goals for 2020.

 

We encourage you to have your program updated every 6 - 8 weeks!

 

To book ask an AD staff member, email addesk@tattersallsclub.org or call 9263 9212.

 

 

 

  

 

 

Accommodation Offers for Members and Reciprocal Guests

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

 

As part of our ongoing development we are now able to offer specially negotiated tariffs at two hotels in the heart of Sydney and only steps from Tattersalls Club, plus a superb city fringe boutique residence, as well as with our neighbours at the Women's Club located next door to the Club.

 

The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel

 

A charming, elegantly restored, heritage-listed 4 star boutique hotel, it has 83 quality hotel rooms and is conveniently located directly behind Tattersalls Club. Its stunning art deco architecture is accentuated by the elegant and luxurious furnishings.

 

The Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park

 

Next door to Tattersalls Club, sharing our views of Hyde Park is one of Sydney’s finest hotels. It has 558 guest rooms including 48 suites combining the classic with the contemporary for a stylish, comfortable feel.

 

Spicers Potts Point

 

A short walk from one of Sydney’s vibrant inner city suburbs, Spicers is a wonderful, private and elegant boutique hotel. 16 stylish rooms and 4 luxury and spacious suites provide everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay. Enjoy luxury amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, in room mini bar, gourmet breakfast, off street parking (charges apply) and complimentary evening canapes.

 

The Women's Club

 

The Women’s Club has 2 double rooms and 5 twin rooms. Continental breakfast is in included: Juice, fruit, toast, yoghurt and cereals.

 

All of these options are within steps or a short walk of the Club's entrance and we are excited to be able to offer exclusive discounts to Members and Reciprocal guests.

 

For more information please contact membership@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9204.

 

 

 

  

 

 

Swim squad - welcomes all!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Saturday, March 07, 2020

Tattersalls Club staff have a theory...that our beautiful pool has the elixir of youth within!

 

One of the many benefits of the Tattersalls AD Membership is the opportunity to join the swimming program the Club provides:

 

Swimming Squad- Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 06:00

Stroke Correction- Wednesday Lunchtime from 12:30 - 14:00

Swimming Races- Tuesday and Thursday from 13:30

 

The success of these programs is highlighted through the incredible achievements of our Member's in Master's Swimming Championships, ocean swims and many other competitions.

 

Whether you are a serious swimmer, a swimmer for fitness, or just in it for fun, our Tattersalls Swimmers would love to welcome you.

 

In addition to swimming the group is very social; meeting for Friday breakfast in the Club, attending our regular 'fin review' breakfasts with special guest speakers, travelling annually to Maui for the channel swim, and supporting each other at local swims.....a great way to meet new like minded friends and be motivated and inspired!

 

 

 

 

 

Tattersalls Family Membership

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Saturday, March 07, 2020

 

Invite your loved ones to share in your Club!

 

Any full member of the Club is entitled to 2 family memberships. Family memberships can be passed on to immediate family members (parent, spouse/partner, child or son/daughter in law) whose membership subscriptions will be subsidised by the Club such that their dues are 50% of their full membership.

 

For your child (over 18) a full Athletic Department membership begins from as little as $885 per annum.

 

This is a fantastic way to build on our already strong and vibrant family ties, and we enjoy welcoming your family members to our strong Tattersalls Club family.

 

 

Please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9202 for more details.

 

 

 

 



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