Map of the first Madras Club, courtesy S Muthiah’s The Ace of Clubs


Around The Old Madras Club

The Madras Club, second oldest in the country, may now be in an imposing edifice surrounded by vast grounds on the banks of the Adyar but when it began it was in a huge property, now occupied by the Express Avenue Mall. This was where the Club functioned from till Indian Independence. Surrounding this property are a set of historic roads, some with age old names and several with established pillars of Madras commerce and history in them. Come, join historian Sriram V on a tour of the land surrounding the first Madras Club.

Date: March 12, 2017, Sunday

Time: 6.00 to 8.30 am

Fee: Rs 750/head

Breakfast at Amethyst, Whites Road

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