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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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25
Apr

Grad Ball: Club Drive confirmed as support for Don Broco

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Another day, another exciting Grad Ball announcement!

We are pleased to announce that Club Drive will be supporting alt. rock band, Don Broco, at Grad Ball on Saturday 01 June.

The four-piece pop/funk band, have previously featured as BBC Radio 1’s Track of the Week after being spotted by the BBC Introducing team. Dubbed as the ‘ones to watch’, the group are set to deliver an energetic support at this year’s Garden Court stage.

 

 

The news comes following the announcement of acoustic singer/songwriter, Hannah Trigwell as headliner of the acoustic stage on the Redbrick and DJs Tom Zanetti … Read the rest

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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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27
Mar

Chamber Choir wins trophy at 91st annual Southampton Festival of Music and Drama

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Our Chamber Choir society has won a trophy for the Class 130 – Open Adult Choir in the 91st annual Southampton Festival of Music and Drama on Thursday 16 March in Thornden Hall, Eastleigh.

The group performed a twenty-minute recital of four varied pieces including: “Ah, Sun-flower!” and “Adieu! Farewell Earth’s bliss” by Jonathan Dove, from his fantastic “The Passing of the Year” song cycle;  “E si fussi pisci” by Berio –  a light-hearted Sicilian love song; and “Crossing the Bar” – a poem by Tennyson, arranged for four-part harmony by Arbo.

The society’s PR Officer, Hannah Donald, comments, “We … 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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23
Feb

The 10 Best Things About This March

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Despite being in the throes of Storm Doris this week, we are looking ahead to what’s set to be a great March. In no particular order, here’s why we think March is one of the most underrated months in the student calendar…

1.Lighter evenings

So where lighter mornings doesn’t really register on the student radar, we’re loving being able to walk back from campus at the end of the day knowing that we have experienced some sunlight. It has even been worth heading out for a quick walk around the stream at Highfield campus during lunchtimes to stock up on … Read the rest

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06
Feb

WSA Silent Disco – Tickets on sale now

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Like music? Love a night out? You’ve asked us to hold more evening events at WSA, so that’s exactly what we’ve done.

We’re excited to announce that tickets are available for Friday’s WSA Silent Disco at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice – at just £3 each, they’re quite a bargain!

Join us from 20:30 for a chance to don your headphones and dance like no one’s watching.

You will be able to collect tickets from the WSA Cafe or from the Union Box Office in Highfield using your Student ID and proof of purchase.

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04
Feb

Refreshers’ Rave – 1 more day to get tickets!

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Join us tomorrow night for the holy grail of Refreshers’.

What better way to relax and let go than by partying the night away to incredible DJ sets from Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane, Marvin Humes, FooR and Patrick Nazemi.

Tear up the last night of Refreshers’ Week with all  your best ones – will you be raving or behaving?!

Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane

With over a million views on YouTube, these guys know how to make you hit the dancefloor.

Marvin Humes

Former JLS member, presenter and singer, Marvin Humes has reinvented himself as a killer DJ. Here … Read the rest

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20
Jan

Soul 45: Mind, Body and Soul

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Trekking up to the library to revise for exams or work on coursework hand-ins takes a lot of effort for both the mind and body. Hopefully our free fitness and meditation classes, combined with extra places to study across campus has helped a little, but we understand that having something to look forward to after acts as great motivation to see you through the next couple of weeks.

That’s why we’ve organised for soul and funk lovers, the legendary Soul 45 DJs to make a return to The Bridge for an evening of classic vinyl.

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