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APRIL FOOLS’: The Union to stop selling pain au chocolat due to Brexit

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You may have read our previous blog claiming that pain au chocolat, croissants and brioche pastry products in Union outlets due to Brexit. However, we can now happily reveal that this was in fact an April Fools’ Day joke.

Pâtisserie Paradis is a completely made up company and we continue to enjoy a great relationship with our suppliers.

You can rest assured that our pastry products will still be supplied to The Shop, The Bridge and The Café as normal. Phew!

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Birthday Girls and Andy Askins to headline Laughter Lounge shows

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We’ve had everyone from Michael McIntyre to Josh Widdicombe grace our Laughter Lounge stage and this year’s Freshers’ line-ups are shaping up to be some of our best yet.

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 that the circuit has to offer.

Tuesday 27 September – Andy Askins, Paul McCaffrey and Laura Lexx

Show I – Doors open 19:00 / Show starts 19:30
Archers Rd / Chamberlain / Private Rented

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April Fools’ Spoiler: Unveiling the new brand…just kidding!

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If you fell foul of our April Fools’ prank earlier today, let us reassure you that as great as the faux-brand is, the actual brand will be much more comprehensive!

Interestingly, according to Peter Holden who works for Holden’s Agency, Southampton is well-known for its sea kale exports. Therefore the faux-brand has been inspired by the city’s maritime heritage.

Look out for more information about the next stage of the REAL brand coming soon!SeaKaleBrand_FBPost

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Laughter Lounge: Win a pair of tickets and get the last laugh of 2015

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Do you like live comedy? Do you want to see some of the UK’s top comedians do stand-up at your Students’ Union?

The final Laughter Lounge event of 2015 is this Thursday 3rd November from 7pm in The Bridge. You can watch:

MC: Fin Taylor
Open: Harriet Kemsley
Close: Ian Smith

PLUS! You will get a free mince pie with every ticket and mulled wine and hot cider will be available for you to buy during the evening.

Book in advance on the Box Office.

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