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Feb

Culture Festival: Southampton Swing Dancers Society Spotlight

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The Union’s Culture Festival is almost here, so we’ve met with some of the societies involved to get to find out more about what they get up to. Last week we went along to Southampton Swing Dancers’ Wednesday evening class at the Students’ Union where we met Mia (society President) and Fabio (society helper).

Ever wanted to try dance the Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa or Blues dancing? Southampton Swing Dancers focus mainly on Lindy Hop, offering weekly Lindy Hop classes, but they also provide taster classes in other swing dances too! Beginners are always welcome and from what we saw on … Read the rest

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22
Feb

Culture Festival: Persian Society Spotlight

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The Union’s Culture Festival is right around the corner, so we’ve met with some of the societies involved to get to know them a little better. First up was Persian Society, who will be hosting the Persian Fire Festival (چهارشنبه‌سوری‎) during Culture Festival.

Persian society has over 400 members, which includes students, staff and their families. The society aims to support Iranian students and staff who have come to the UK to study and/or work – welcoming them into their community. Members of the society are from a wide range of backgrounds and religions.

The society meets every … Read the rest

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