Sam, Vin and their families are excited to invite you to witness and celebrate the wedding of
Sam William Odgers & Vinith Gerald Menezes
on Saturday January 20th, 2024, in Melbourne.



The ceremony will be held at Wesley Uniting Church, at Wesley Place in Melbourne CBD.

Guest arrival from 3.30pm
Ceremony starts at 4pm

130 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne


The reception dinner and party will be held in Fitzroy Town Hall on the corner of Napier St and Moor St in Fitzroy

Guest arrival from 6.30pm (cocktail entrees available on arrival)
Please be seated for dinner by 7.15pm

201 Napier Street, Fitzroy
(Please note: this is not Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel which is further down the road!)

More Information

Between the Ceremony & Reception

After the ceremony, guests are welcome to spend some time in the Wesley Place courtyard behind the church (weather pending!) or take some time out before making their way to the Town Hall.

Caretakers Cottage
Behind the Wesley Uniting Church through the courtyard sits a tiny bluestone cottage, a former caretaker’s quarters that’s been tucked away in the middle of town since 1914. Recently it was voted into the top 50 bars of the world by TimeOut.

The Napier Hotel
Across the road from the Fitzroy Town Hall you’ll find Fitzroy insitution The Napier Hotel. It’s a great locals pub where people from all stripes of life can be found enjoying a drink and a meal.

Local Attractions

If we’re lucky enough to have you visit from another town, these are some of our favourite local bars/restaurants/cafes

Long Play (Fitzroy North) – home made Italian/Mediterranean food vibe in a cosy cocktail bar
Public Wine Bar (Fitzroy North) – delicious wines and good music, some yum/fancy snacks
Pizza Shop (Clifton Hill) – Our favourite Pizzas!
Citrus (Fitzroy North) – Delicious and well priced Sri Lankan curries
Morning Market (Carlton) – delicious pastries
Elektra Himalayan Alchemy House – really good chai!

Asked Questions

Black tie attire or formal wear is encouraged! But don’t stress, we’ll be happy to see you in whatever you’re comfortable in.
We’re excited to share a delicious meal with you all, including some traditional Goan food and some Fitzroy favourites. We will have a bar for drinks including non-alcoholic champagne, beer and soft drinks, as well as alcoholic beers, wines and champagne.

We’re lucky to have you in our lives and to join us for our special day. There’s no need for a gift but if you really want, you are welcome and we would be grateful for you to contribute to the Sam & Vin Future Baby Fund – click here to donate via PayPal or ask us for bank transfer details if you’d prefer.

Yes! We will have some activities for kids at the reception. Just include them on the RSVP form.

Our Families

Keep an eye out and say hello to some important faces in our lives – our family!

Vin’s Family
Doreen (Mum) & Geoff (Dad)
Mithun (Vin’s brother)

Sam’s Family
Ros (Mum) & Craig (Mum’s partner)
Alan (Dad) & Christine (Dad’s partner)
Nina (Sam’s sister)

Vin’s family L-R Mithun, Doreen, Vin, Sam, Geoff

Sam’s family L-R Craig, Nina, Vin, Sam, Ros, Alan, Christine

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2.45 PM

Guest Arrival and Seating

3.00 PM

Ceremony Begins

4.00 PM

Cocktail Hour Begins


Will you attend?

Please let us know as soon as possible, 3rd April the latest, if you are able to make it to the wedding. 

Our dinner menu will cater for dairy free, vegetarian and pescatarian diets. Please let us know if you have some other special requirements or allergies so we can be properly prepared