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05
May

Grad Ball: Sarah Harding confirmed to support Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane in The Cube

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Former Girls Aloud singer, Sarah Harding will support DJs Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane in The Cube at Grad Ball on Saturday 10 June.

The Berkshire-born pop star will be hitting the decks to play an hour and a half long DJ set at our annual graduation celebration event.

The singer is best known for her role in the UK’s biggest-selling girl group of the 21st century, Girls Aloud, who achieved twenty consecutive top ten singles in the eleven  years they were together, before they announced their split in 2013.

Following the band’s split, Sarah has appeared in ITV’s The … Read the rest

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27
Apr

Sleaford Mods set to play Garden Court

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Nottingham-based punk-hop duo, Sleaford Mods, have been confirmed to play Garden Court on Friday 03 November.

Their punk-inspired, minimalist music style has been praised by critics, who have dubbed the band  “the most compelling live act in music act right now” (The Guardian).

With lyrics covering life in austerity-Britain, the pair’s music is reminiscent of Happy Mondays’ Shaun Ryder, The Fall’s Mark E. Smith and The Streets.

Tickets are £18.50 each, available to purchase from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

 

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21
Apr

Grad Ball: Don Broco set to headline Garden Court

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We are excited to confirm Don Broco as the act to headline Garden Court for this year’s Grad Ball on Saturday 10 June.

The alt-rock four-piece, most famous for their single, You Wanna Know, have previously supported Bring Me The Horizon and Enter Shikari. Regulars on the festival circuit, the band have performed at Download and Sonisphere.

 

The band are set to play alongside a line-up of other live music and entertainment across our Union venues, including DJs Tom Zanetti and K.O. Kane, who have already been confirmed as the act headlining The Cube.

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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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06
Apr

Surge Radio set to broadcast live at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios

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Surge Radio has been invited to broadcast at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios on Thursday 13 April.

Our student-run station is set to record between 12:00-16:00 on Thursday in a series of four live sessions, which students can listen to on the station’s website at www.surgeradio.co.uk. The broadcast will include live performances from Jerry Williams, a Portsmouth-based singer-songwriter and Will Joseph Cook, an indie solo artist with several million streams on Spotify.

The studio offered the station the broadcast in exchange for a ‘BTR (British Tape Recorder) Workhouse Tape Machine’ which the station had used at their previous studio … Read the rest

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27
Mar

Surge Radio smash their Comic Relief fundraising target by nearly DOUBLE at 48 Hour Marathon

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Surge Radio has raised £863.40 for Comic Relief, at their annual 48 hour broadcasting marathon on Thursday – Saturday.

The total nearly doubled their initial fundraising goal of £480 for the charity.

The marathon, which was broadcast live outside the Union building on the Redbrick, started at 00:00 on Thursday, ending 48 hours later at 00:00 on Saturday 25 March.

The shows featured a series of competitions, on-air challenges, and games, including an appearance from BBC Radio 1 DJ and Surge alumna, Chris Stark, who tuned in on Thursday morning to offer the team motivation and a donation of £100.… Read the rest

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21
Mar

Surge Radio’s 48 Hour Marathon Returns on Thursday to raise money for Comic Relief

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Surge Radio are embarking on their annual 48 hour broadcasting marathon on Thursday to raise money for Comic Relief.

The marathon, which will be broadcast live outside the Union building on the Redbrick, is due to start at midnight on Thursday, ending 48 hours later at 00:00 on Saturday 25 March.

The 40 strong team of volunteers aim to raise £480 for Comic Relief in association with RAG (Raise and Give) society  through a series of competitions, on-air challenges, and games.

The marathon will be broadcast live on the Surge website, but can also be followed across Surge’s social … Read the rest

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27
Feb

Spring Elections: Vote Now for the students you want to lead our Union

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Voting is now open for our Spring Elections at www.unionsouthampton.org/vote or at one of our physical polling stations across campus.

Midday today saw the start of Voting Week in our Spring Elections, where all current University of Southampton students become eligible to cast their votes for the students that you want to lead our Union for the next academic year. All you need is your Student ID to be able to vote.

The voting period lasts until 16:00 on Friday (03 March).

Make an informed choice by accessing the candidate manifestos at www.unionsouthampton.org/elections and coming along to our Meet The Read the rest

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02
Nov

Bridge Sessions TONIGHT

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The Bridge Sessions are back.

Experience the finest talent from Southampton as our members perform live in The Bridge tonight from 20:00.

Held in collaboration with Live Soc, listen to new and undiscovered items which could just be the next big thing.

It’s FREE ENTRY and The Bridge bar will be open for you to enjoy a drink while you listen.

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27
Oct

Christmas Ball 2016 – Save the date

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Save the date!

You are cordially invited to our Christmas Ball 2016 on Friday 09 December at the Union.

Last year our sell-out Ball was complete with live performances from Stooshe, Lawson and appearances from the cast of Made in Chelsea. This year promises to be even better, so make sure you save the date!

Tickets will soon be available at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

Keep up-to-date with the latest news on our official Facebook event here.… Read the rest

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