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18
Aug

Master Pass: The Ultimate Freshers’ Experience

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Party animal? We’ve got the perfect Freshers’ lined up for you! For only £80* (save a massive £25) our Master Pass gives you access to 12 of the biggest Freshers’ events in Southampton.

With our Master Pass, you’ll gain entry to:

Freshers’ Welcome Parties 

We’re kick-starting the year with our famous Welcome Parties. Spread over three days, the Welcome Party you attend will depend on which Halls you’re living in. This is the perfect way for you to mix and mingle with your fellow residents.

  • Welcome Party 1 – Saturday 23 September, 21:00 – 02:00, the Union (for Archers
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10
Apr

Joseph Lim and Sean Gilbody through to Chortle Student Comedy Awards Semi-Finals

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Southampton students, Joseph Lim and Sean Gilbody have been voted through to the semi-finals of the Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2017.

The students performed at the Southampton heat of the acclaimed awards in held at The Bridge on the 02 March.

President of our Comedy Society and Politics and Economics student, Sean Gilbody, won the heat, with Joseph Lim achieving the People’s Choice Award, securing them both places in the Awards semi-finals, held in London in May. The semi-finalists will battle it out at the finals at Pleasance One at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August in a bid to … Read the rest

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01
Mar

Chortle Comedy Awards come to The Bridge

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The Chortle Student Comedy Awards is coming to The Bridge tomorrow night from 19:00.

The awards gives young student comedians a chance to get exposure for their stand-up comedy routines. Comedians such as the Inbetweeners’ Simon Bird, Chris Ramsey, Joe Lycett, Tom Rosenthal, Ian Stirling and Tom Deacon have all launched their careers at the acclaimed awards.

If you’re interested in comedy or you fancy a night off the library to have a good laugh with friends, why not join us?! You can get tickets for just £4 from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice or £6 including nachos.

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18
Jan

Laughter Lounge 2017

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After all those bad cracker jokes during holidays, we all need a good reason to laugh and what better than with professional comedy courtesy of Laughter Lounge.

Off The Kerb Productions & Comedy Central UK are back to serve up some of the best comedians on the circuit, as seen on BBC’s Live At The Apollo and Edinburgh Comedy Festival.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Marlon Davis, James Farmer and Ivo Graham

Andrew Smith, Nigel Ng and Ian Smith

  • Thursday 16 March
  • See who
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30
Nov

Fern Brady to headline the final Laughter Lounge of the semester

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We are delighted to confirm that Scottish comedy sensation Fern Brady, will be joining us to headline the final Laughter Lounge of the year on Thursday 08 December.

The show. which includes support sets from Darren Harriott and Alistair Williams will open its doors at 19:00 at The Bridge for a 19:30 start.

Tickets remain at the bargain price of just £4 each available from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice with a limited number on the door.

For an extra £2, you can enjoy nachos during the show.

Here’s what you can expect:

Fern Brady

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07
Nov

Laughter Lounge – Jim Smallman, Athena Kugblenu, Fiona Ridgewell & Russell Hicks (MC)

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For just £4, you can watch top professional comedy from Jim Smallman, Athena Kugblenu, Fiona Ridgewell & Russell Hicks (MC) on Thursday 10 November from 19:00 (Doors) at The Bridge.

Four comedians on the line-up instead of the usual three! Get a little taste of what you can expect with these videos:

 

★Jim Smallman (Headliner)

Referring to himself as a “tattoo canvas”, Jim Smallman is the guy next door who’ll have you rolling in the aisles.

★ Athena Kugblenu 

Famed for her “..socially astute…savvy observations…”–Steve Bennett, Athena is one to watch this year.

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26
Oct

Laughter Lounge – TOMORROW

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For just £4, you can watch top professional comedy from Suzi Ruffell, Jake Lambert and Mat Ewins tomorrow (Thursday 27 October) from 19:00 (Doors) at The Bridge.

 

Get a little taste of what you can expect with these videos:

★Suzi Ruffell (Headliner)

Having previously supported Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges on tour, Suzi has been dubbed a ‘real stand up gem’ by The Guardian.

★Jake Lambert (Open)

BBC New Comedy Award Semi-Finalist and Finalist of the English Comedian of the Year 2015, Jake Lambert will be opening for Suzi at this Thursday’s show.

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24
Oct

Laughter Lounge – 3 Days to go until Suzi Ruffell headlines The Bridge

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Discover new talent and experience some of the funniest people on the planet at our Laughter Lounge shows.

For just £4, we invite some of the top professional comedians on the circuit to The Bridge and on Thursday – Suzi Ruffell, Jake Lambert and Mat Ewins are all on the bill.

For the cost of a sandwich, you can enjoy non-stop belly laughs without having to travel at all!

Join us this Thursday (27 October) from 19:00 (Doors) at The Bridge.

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21
Oct

Thursday’s Laughter Lounge – Suzi Ruffell, Jake Lambert and Matt Ewins

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Discover new talent and experience some of the funniest people on the planet at our Laughter Lounge shows.

We are delighted to confirm that Suzi Ruffell, Jake Lambert and Matt Ewins are on the bill for our next show on Thursday 27 October from 19:00 (Doors) at The Bridge.

If lectures are getting the better of you, take a night off to watch top professional comedy  with performances from:

★Suzi Ruffell (Headliner)

Having previously supported Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges on tour, Suzi has been dubbed a ‘real stand up gem’ by The Guardian.

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11
Oct

Thursday’s Laughter Lounge – Rhys James, George Lewis and Robin Morgan

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If you enjoyed our Freshers’ Laughter Lounge events, you’re in for a treat.

Laughter Lounge is back on Thursday (13 October) from 19:00 at The Bridge (Doors) with performances from:

★Rhys James (Headliner)

Comedy-scene favourite, Rhys James, has made a name for himself at Comedy Central’s Funniest Student in 2010, Chortle’s Student Comedy Award and as a material writer for Russell Howard’s Good News. Now prepped to hit The Bridge stage, we can expect great things from this young talent. Here is is performing live material from the Soho Theatre…

★George Lewis (Open)

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