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10
Apr

Christian Union: “Easter…is single-handedly the most important date in the Christian calendar, and a cornerstone of the faith”

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While we sit munching on chocolate eggs in the sunshine surrounded by pretty daffodils, all we can think about is the long Easter weekend ahead. But it’s worth reminding ourselves why we enjoy these holidays, so we caught up with Rehana Nurmahi from Christian Union to ask more about the origins of this springtime religious tradition.

“Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!”

– Luke 24:6

Easter is celebrated by Christians every year to symbolise the resurrection of Christ Jesus. It is single-handedly the most important date in the Christian … Read the rest

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24
Oct

Halloween Pumpkin Carving at WSA

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It’s nearly time for our annual WSA Halloween pumpkin carving competition!

Get in the spooky spirit with an opportunity to embrace this seasonal tradition for just £1 each – plus, you’ll still have time to make it down to Bedford Place for our Big night Out Halloween special.

You can pick up pumpkins for just £1 at the WSA Cafe on Friday 28 October and creatively carve it. Then come along to the Café on Monday 31 October to allow the judging to commence. Expect FREE refreshments to keep you going!

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15
Apr

Culture Festival: What’s On

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Culture Festival is nearly upon us, but what can you expect? We have written the timetable for the full week’s activities, not to mention a world map and Mandarin translations which will be located across the different University campuses.

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Sunday 24th April
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HOLI FESTIVAL

★12:00-16:00
★ Redbrick Area, Students’ Union
★Tickets: £3 for Indian Society £4 for Uni of Southampton Students and £5 for everyone else
★ Hosted by: SUSU & India Society
★ Get your tickets from www.susu.org/boxoffice. Tickets released 12 midday on Monday 11th

Come and join us on the Redbrick to celebrate Holi, the … Read the rest

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14
Oct

Afternoon Tea for Two at The Bridge!

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The Bridge, the restaurant based in the Students’ Union building, is now offering Afternoon Tea! Afternoon Tea is a lovely way to spend an afternoon, relaxing from the stresses and pressures of your degree with a range of gorgeous teas, sumptuous cakes and sandwiches.

Afternoon Tea is considered a British tradition that dates back centuries, and is often taken between 2pm-5pm as a light meal in between lunch and dinner. Traditionally sandwiches would consist of egg and cucumber or ham or salmon, whilst the cakes would often be Victoria sponges or a Battenberg. A treat for anyone and everyone, … Read the rest

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