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07
Oct

Laughter Lounge is back!

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If you enjoyed the Laughter Lounge events during Freshers’, we have some good news for you!

Our sell-out comedy evening brought to you by Off The Kerb Productions & Comedy Central UK is back with another jaw-dropping line up of the finest professional comedians the circuit has to offer tomorrow night from 7pm at The Bridge.

For the bargain price of £4-£6 (depending on whether you want some nachos to nibble on during the show), you can watch some of the best professional comedians on the circuit, including:

MC: Mark Simmons
Open: David Trent
Close: Gavin Webster

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05
Oct

Enjoy our Big Night Out

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After the rip roaring success of the Freshers’ Ball on Saturday, you might be feeling the post-Freshers’ blues; but fear not! Here at the Union we have the perfect antidote in the form of the BIGGEST Freshers’ bar crawl Southampton has ever seen.

Big Night Out will take place this Thursday (8 October) and will see 5,000 students take-over Bedford Place for the night. You’ll be able to visit all the best venues in Southampton, while sipping on incredible drinks deals and meeting all your new fresher friends!

This event is one of the biggest of the year, and always … Read the rest

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03
Oct

Calling all Freshers’ Ball ticket-holders!

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As you may have heard, our legendary Freshers’ Ball has completely sold out!

By tonight, you can enjoy BBC Radio 1’s Danny Howard, DUKE  and Rave of Thrones featuring: KRISTIAN NAIRN aka HODOR, FINN JONES aka LORAS TYRELL, FIRE PERFORMERS and ANGLE GRINDERS.

You can expect the greatest show on earth as you take part in our circus-themed ball, including Champagne Casino Bar, Hollywood Circus, Circus Ring Master and Stilt walkers, plus much, much more!

You are in for an amazing evening. Here are just a few things to remember to ensure you have the best experience on the night:… Read the rest

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01
Oct

BNO: Big Night Out

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After the dust of Freshers’ has subsided, and you’ve settled down for lectures you might begin to miss the excitement and spontaneity of Freshers’ week; but alas, all good things must come to an end. Luckily for you, the final event of our freshers’ period is one of the best, the mighty Big Night Out.

On October 8 BNO will see 5,000 students take-over Bedford Place for THE BIGGEST Freshers’ bar crawl Southampton has ever seen. You’ll be able to visit all the best venues in Southampton, while celebrating the end of an amazing freshers’ period with all your new … Read the rest

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30
Sep

The Stag’s: Your new favourite pub

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Whether you’re a Fresher or returning for your final year, we know that one of your favourite (or soon to be favourite) venues around Southampton is our on campus pub, The Stag’s. Whether you’re grabbing a coffee before a lecture, or enjoying a pint and a game of pool in the evening, it’s one of the best places on campus to relax.

Throughout the year there are always tonnes of exciting events going on in The Stag’s. Every Thursday we hold our weekly karaoke night, where you can come along and get your Beyonce on, and this Thursday (1 … Read the rest

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29
Sep

Cheese & Wine: the perfect event for all

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Want a classy night with your new flat? Or are you a cheese fiend determined to find the perfect brie? Well, whether you’re a fresher or final year, undergrad or postgrad (or lecturer!) we have the perfect event for you, another instalment of the ever popular Cheese & Wine Tasting evening.

Join us on our hugely successful evening of Cheese & Wine Tasting where you will be served with a selection of the finest cheeses Hampshire has to offer, complimented by a wine pairing straight from The Bridge Wine List.

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29
Sep

WSA student guest blog: WSA Faith and Belief Fayre happening now!

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Calling all Winchester students! We know that even with easy access to transport that can take you to the Highfield Campus, Winchester School of Art (WSA) can still seem very far away from all the events happening in Southampton.

However there is no need to fret. We have been working hard to make sure that the Union – Winchester has just as many diverse events taking place right on your doorstep at the Winchester School of Art campus. Throughout your Fresher’s there will be exciting events for you to get involved in taking place regularly at WSA, one of those … Read the rest

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28
Sep

Fresherfest: the hype is real

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This year’s Freshers’ events have been wilder than ever. We have had three amazing welcome parties with Southampton University alumnus and Radio 1 DJ Chris Stark on the ones and twos, our Disney cocktail evening and the murder mystery night in the Bridge, amongst others.

But coming up this week we have one of the big ones. Tonight marks one of the craziest nights out of the year: Fresherfest 2015.

With UV Paint, a killer headline set from Tough Love, a fun fair and dodgems, as well as side stalls and a food court, as well as 3000 students … Read the rest

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27
Sep

Burlesque and Cabaret: A Night Like No Other

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Back again due to popular demand, our sell-out spectacular is by far the most DAZZLING and JAW-DROPPING show you will ever see!

On Wednesday 30th September, you are invited to a luxurious evening of Burlesque and Cabaret, courtesy of the Hundred Watt Club from 7pm at The Bridge.

The evening is hosted by anarchic songbird and statuesque beauty SADIE SINNER with classic bump and grind burlesque from retro kitten FELICITY FURORE. Vaudevillian KIKI LOVECHILD brings heart-wrenching mime whilst beautiful BRIAR ROUGE performs ethereal striptease; whilst a show-stopping finale from award winning tricksters GRIFFIN & JONES will mess with your minds!… Read the rest

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26
Sep

Winchester: Find out about your Union at the Union Fayre

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If you are a WSA student, or you missed the Union Fayre on Monday, then not to worry. This year is all about making our Freshers’ events bigger and better, so we have organised a WSA Union Fayre on Monday 28th September from 11am-3pm at Winchester School of Art.

Expect stalls from our Union outlets, activities, games and of course, lots of freebies.

Remember to like The Union – Winchester Facebook page to keep up-to-date with all of the latest WSA news and events.

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