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Celebrate Culture Festival 2019

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The Union’s Culture Festival is back during 11 – 24 March 2019, with lots of exciting events planned. Why not come along and discover something new?

Global Village, Monday 11 March, 11:00 – 15:00, Students’ Union
Take a trip around the World with SUSU’s Cultural Societies and learn something new with free food, activities and games.

Tai Chi Chuan – hosted by Hung Leng Kuen Kung Fu Group, Monday 11 March, 19:00 – 20:30, Activities Room (Building 42)
All abilities welcome, your first few sessions will be free!

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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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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.

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Culture Festival

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Join us to celebrate Southampton’s cultural diversity at Culture Festival between Sunday 30 April – Saturday 06 May.



Sunday 30 April

🌏 Holi Festival 2017

  • Redbrick
  • 11:00-14:00

Cover yourself in powder paint to celebrate this traditional Indian Spring festival marking the end of winter and the beginning of spring.

Tuesday 02 May

🌏 Global Village

  • 11:00-17:00
  • Concourse and Redbrick, Union building (42), Highfield campus

Immerse yourself in a fayre of cultural exploration as our international student groups hold stalls and activities across the Union.

🌏 Language Exchange at The Bridge

  • 21:45-23:15
  • The Bridge, Union building (42),
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Culture Festival: What’s On

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Culture Festival is nearly upon us, but what can you expect? We have written the timetable for the full week’s activities, not to mention a world map and Mandarin translations which will be located across the different University campuses.

Sunday 24th April


★ Redbrick Area, Students’ Union
★Tickets: £3 for Indian Society £4 for Uni of Southampton Students and £5 for everyone else
★ Hosted by: SUSU & India Society
★ Get your tickets from Tickets released 12 midday on Monday 11th

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