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20
Apr

Hindu Society represent our Union at the Battle of Bollywood dance competition

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Hindu Society performed at the Battle of Bollywood dance competition at Hammersmith Apollo, London in March.

A group of eighteen students made up the energetic team, who battled it out against 23 other Universities at the competition last month, following three months of rehearsals.

The society are calling for students to ‘like’ their performance video on the Battle of Bollywood competition Facebook page before the 21 April, as they compete to receive the most ‘likes’ to gain an automatic place at the 2018 finals.

Team Captain and former Hindu Society Vice-President, Karishma Patel comments, “I don’t think I’ve met a … 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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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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27
Feb

Magic Society present The Museum of Magic at The Annex Theatre

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Roll up, roll up for the greatest show on earth.

Tomorrow the Union’s Magic Society are putting on a magic show for one night only at The Annex Theatre.

The student group will be performing a series of tricks set in the mysterious Museum of Magic, a place where history comes to life. The show promises to take the audience on a journey through some of the greatest illusions of all time, starting off in Egypt with the world’s oldest magic trick and weaving through history to the modern day.

According to the society’s Secretary, James Easton, the performance is … Read the rest

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08
Feb

Performing Arts Societies’ members scoop 5 nominations at Daily Echo Curtain Call Awards

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Five members of our Performing Arts societies were nominated for the Daily Echo’s Curtain Call Awards in January. The Academy Award-style ceremony took place at Southampton’s Grand Harbour Hotel on Friday 27 January with more than 400 actors and theatre lovers in attendance to celebrate the achievements of youth amateur dramatics groups in the South.

The nominations are as follows:

  • Darius Timmerman (Theatre group) for his role as Moses in Animal Farm. Applauded for realising “his inner holy roller perfectly as this preaching crow”.
  • Charlie Randall (Showstoppers) received two nominations for his roles as Paul Muddle in Freelancers and Stephano
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21
Nov

Our Union appears on ITV’s Off Their Rockers

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Last Sunday, our Union appeared on ITV’s comedy sketch show Off Their Rockers.
Filming for the secret camera prank programme started in 2015, with camera crews visiting our Union during Freshers’ week in October last year.
The show’s characters targets unsuspecting members of the public using hidden cameras to film their reactions.
The programme, which aired on Sunday 20 November at 18:30 on ITV is available via catch up on the ITV Hub. (Don’t forget that you now need a TV licence to access the show).

If you got pranked, get in touch with us @union_soton to tell us … Read the rest

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14
Nov

Nuffield Theatre: Be in a Professional Production!

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Fancy yourself as a bit of an actor, dancer or musician? Want the chance to work with world-class theatre professionals?

The Nuffield Theatre are giving you the opportunity to appear in a professional production of John Steinbeck’s epic play The Grapes of Wrath, directed by the Nuffield’s Associate Director Abbey Wright.

Auditions are open to all Southampton residents on Tuesday 13 December. You don’t need any previous theatre or drama skills at all, just enthusiasm and a willingness to turn up regularly to rehearsals and be part of the team.

The play deals with migration, the poverty gap, and our … Read the rest

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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.

Just getting into comedy and not sure who the comedians are?! We’ve created this little guide to give … Read the rest

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11
Oct

Big Night Out Thursday – Don’t miss it!

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Let’s celebrate the end of Freshers’ with a Big Night Out! Hurry, it’s on Thursday and tickets are flying from the Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice!

Get acquainted with Southampton nightlife and visit many of the different bars and clubs that you will have met at our Freshers’ Fayre.

If you don’t want to miss it, hurry and get your tickets at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.

After an incredible intro into student life complete with our packed Freshers’ programme, grab your housemates on Thursday 13 October and join 5,000 other students to tour 10 of Southampton’s finest bars and clubs in … Read the rest

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