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Saturday 29 September 2018

20:00 - 01:00

Founder's Building

Freshers' Ball ft. Philip George, AFISHAL and SOAP

We cordially invite you to our headline event of the week, Freshers’ Ball, set in the quad of our beloved Founder’s Building. This is a great chance for you to throw on your ball gowns and black ties for a classy end to the carnage that is known as Freshers’ Festival. Headlined by Philip George and featuring AFISHAL and SOAP, it would be a big mistake to miss out on this special evening.

Philip George burst onto the scene with his stellar debut single 'Wish You Were Mine' back in 2014, peaking at number two in the UK national chart and gaining platinum status.

His second single followed soon, charting at number four, further cementing his place in the world as a uniquely talented young producer, enhanced by a year long spell with his own show on Kiss FM.

Since then he’s been touring globally as a DJ, and now having played some of the worlds biggest and best clubs, he’s back with an infectious and emotional new single.

‘Losing My Mind’ features the indy tinged vocals of Saint Raymond who is perhaps best known for supporting Ed Sheeran on Tour. The instantly memorable melody and hooks will find favour with Philip’s existing fans for sure, but it showcases a more mature string to his bow and is sure to rest easily on the ears of more a discerning audience too.

And back once again to bring his unique live show to Royal Holloway, we're excited to announce that international live DJ, AFISHAL, will be joining headline act Philip George on stage. He is known for his innovative DJ drumming rig and pioneering how DJs perform as we know it. Anticipate an incredible, flashy visual performance with all the best club tunes!

We're not done yet - Royal Holloway's infamous party-makers, SOAP, will also be bringing you a wild and fantastical experience, boasting confetti, decorations and colourful themes. 



Ticket information

£15 Advance
**Please note, there are no on the door tickets for this event**

Included in the Gold Freshers' Festival wristband only

Entry guarantee

Tickets will guarantee you entry into the venue until 11pm, after this time entry will be dependent on venue capacity until midnight.

Transferring a ticket

Online tickets may be transferred at the door, on the night of the event, between 10pm and 11pm. Transferals outside of this time need to be completed in person at the wristband exchange - tickets cannot be exchanged any other way. You cannot transfer a ticket and then come back to the event later unless you purchase an additional ticket. If transferring on the door, you will need to enter the SU once you have transferred your ticket.

The person whom you are transferring your ticket to must be present. Please remember that you are responsible for any guests you sign in even if you transfer your own ticket and do not attend.

What to do with your e-ticket

Your College Card will automatically have your ticket added to it once payment is completed online. You simply need to turn up with your College Card and photographic proof of age ID (driving licence, passport, PASS card or government ID) or a signing in wristband and the person who signed you in if you are a guest.

If you feel more comfortable printing your ticket, that’s fine but it’s not needed (and is probably more environmentally friendly if you don’t!)

Signing in a guest

Guests need to be signed in at any of the following locations and times:

Union Helpdesk - 10:00 - 23:59

This can only be done on the night of the event. They cannot be signed in on the door of the SU.

Fast track entry

If you want fast track entry on the night you can exchange your e-ticket for a wristband on the day of the event. These will take place in the following days and locations:

Union Helpdesk - 09:00 to 20:00

Please note that additional ticket holders need to be present when exchanging for a wristband and wristbands must be placed on your arm at the time of collection. We cannot refund any wristbands that are lost between collection and the event start so please look after your wristband.

Ticket terms and conditions

Click here to read the full ticket terms and conditions.