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01
Apr

APRIL FOOLS’: The Union to stop selling pain au chocolat due to Brexit

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You may have read our previous blog claiming that pain au chocolat, croissants and brioche pastry products in Union outlets due to Brexit. However, we can now happily reveal that this was in fact an April Fools’ Day joke.

Pâtisserie Paradis is a completely made up company and we continue to enjoy a great relationship with our suppliers.

You can rest assured that our pastry products will still be supplied to The Shop, The Bridge and The Café as normal. Phew!

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01
Apr

The Union to stop selling pain au chocolat due to Brexit

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We will no longer be selling pain au chocolat, croissants and brioche pastry products in our Union outlets due to the recent government decision to trigger Article 50 to begin the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

The French company, Pâtisserie Paradis, that has been supplying The Shop, The Bridge and The Café for over 20 years, will sadly be bidding the Union farewell as we regrettably agree to leave our contract. The decision was made following the news that the French President intends to delay trade negotiations until after Brexit on 29 March 2019. Unfortunately, this has caused a … 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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28
Jan

Refreshers’: 2 Days to Go

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You have just 2 days to until Refreshers’ 2017!

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

Join thousands of students for a venue crawl getting you into the hottest bars and clubs in Southampton.
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27
Jan

Refreshers’: 3 Days to Go – Ticket Collection and Transport

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HURRY and get your passes! It’s only three days until Refreshers’

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

Early-birds have now sold out, but if you aren’t one of the jammy students who has already got their ticket, fear not! We’re offering standard passes and individual tickets from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice

This is what you can look forward to:

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

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26
Jan

Refreshers’: 4 Days to Go

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Don’t feel you partied hard enough at Freshers’? Want another chance to bond with your housemates?

You have four days left until Refreshers’  to get our Pass!

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

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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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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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17
Jan

Six Nations this February

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How some people see February v How we see February:

That’s February’s plans sorted then.

Join us to watch the following fixtures on the big screen at The Bridge:

Saturday 04 February
🏆 Scotland v Ireland at BT Murrayfield Stadium Edinburgh 14:25
🏆 England v France at Twickenham Stadium London 16:50

Sunday 05 February 2017
🏆 Italy v Wales at Stadio Olimpico Rome 14:00 (GMT)

Saturday 11 February 2017
🏆 Italy v Ireland at Stadio Olimpico Rome 14:25 (GMT)
🏆 Wales v England at Principality Stadium Cardiff 16:50

Sunday 12 February 2017
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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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