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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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Graduation: How to Get Your Hands on Robes and Mortarboards

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Graduation is on the horizon! We can’t wait to come together and celebrate this momentous occasion as you receive your well-earned academic degree. This is an exciting event, but we understand that you might be a little confused about how to get your hands on that fancy robe and mortarboard we’re sure you’ve always longed to wear.

Without the correct attire, you’ll not be allowed to attend the ceremony, and we definitely don’t want that!

You have to place your order online from J. Wippell & Co Ltd. This is our official – and ONLY – supplier, and you … Read the rest

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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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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)

Multiple award winner. George Lewis, has taken … Read the rest

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Laughter Lounge: Live professional stand-up comedy tonight with Birthday Girls

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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…and tonight Connaught, Glen Eyre, City Gateway, Bencraft, Highfield and Liberty Point are in for a treat! Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to:


Thursday 29 September  – Birthday Girls, Tom Allen Read the rest

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Introducing ‘An Audience With…Sara Pascoe’

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Star of BBC’s Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and The Thick of It, Sara Pascoe is set to hit The Cube stage this #SotonFreshers.

On Monday 03 October, you can expect a full live comedy performance headlined by Pascoe that will have you rolling in the aisles!


If you like to laugh, you’re going to love this! With tickets at just £12 each and a support yet to be announced, what are you waiting for?!

Get your tickets from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice.


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Events not to miss!

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Don’t let it be all work and no play. You have to relax and enjoy yourself once in a while, so why not take a break and look forward to all of this…


As they say, when life give you lemons, make a G&T! Come along to our Gin-Tasting event on Wednesday 11 May to help you get to know your Gordon’s from your Bombay Sapphire! By the end of the session, you will be transformed into a gin connoisseur at the envy of your friends! Tickets have been flying off the shelves since we announced this event, so … Read the rest

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