Events

What's on

Whether you're on the wagon and looking for non-alcoholic social events, or you're interested in an unforgettable night out - we have you covered. From the Union Venue all the way to The Packhorse, here's a low down of all our events happening at Royal Holloway.


The events

Trip to Hampton Court Palace
18th November 10am - 4pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
Join us for a trip to our local royal palace, once home to Henry VIII
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Savoy Opera Presents 'The Threepenny Opera' Matinee
18th November 2:30pm - 5pm
Jane Holloway Hall
Savoy Opera Presents 'The Threepenny Opera' Matinee
Alcohol-free | Societies | Day | Performance
Drama Society Presents 'The Crucible' Eve Show
18th November 7:15pm - 10pm
SU Main Hall
Drama Society Presents 'The Crucible' Eve Show
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Savoy Opera Presents 'The Threepenny Opera' Eve Show
18th November 7:30pm - 10pm
Jane Holloway Hall
Savoy Opera Presents 'The Threepenny Opera' Eve Show
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Performance
Drama Society Presents 'The Crucible' Eve Show
19th November 7:15pm - 10pm
SU Main Hall
Drama Society Presents 'The Crucible' Eve Show
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Savoy Opera Presents 'The Threepenny Opera' Eve Show
19th November 7:30pm - 10pm
Jane Holloway Hall
Savoy Opera Presents 'The Threepenny Opera' Eve Show
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Performance
Coffee House Sessions ft. Amir
20th November 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tommy's Kitchen
Head down to Tommy's Kitchen as we serve up some freshly brewed music from the UK's most exciting new artists. This week we're joined by Amir!
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Tommy's Kitchen | Coffee House Sessions
Chess Taster Session
20th November 6pm - 11pm
Crosslands
Join Chess for free, drop in, drop out chess games in Crosslands. Running from 6-11pm, drop in whenever you wish.
Give It A Go
Fencing Taster Session - This Girl Can
20th November 7pm - 9pm
Sports Centre
Join Fencing for this free taster session, as part of the 'This Girl Can' campaign
Free | Alcohol-free | Sports | Give It A Go | HealthyU | Night
University Challenge - Students vs Staff
20th November 7pm - 8:30pm
Boilerhouse Auditorium
We're putting our official University Challenge team up against some of the brainiest members of staff on campus! Join us for this nail-biter and see who comes out on top! Plus college Principal Paul Layzell will be taking the role of Jeremy Paxman
Free | Give It A Go
Drama Society Presents 'The Crucible' Eve Show
20th November 7:15pm - 10pm
SU Main Hall
Drama Society Presents 'The Crucible' Eve Show
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session - This Girl Can
20th November 7:30pm - 9pm
Nobles Grass Training Pitch, Sports Centre
Girls! Join this free taster session with Ultimate Frisbee, as part of the 'This Girl Can' campaign
Free | Alcohol-free | Sports | Give It A Go | HealthyU | Night
Toast: Flamingo Party
20th November 9pm - 3am
Medicine
RHSU's legendary value for money night out! Loads of drinks and food all for one single price - £1.50!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Toast
Market Day
21st November 10am - 4pm
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU, complete with fruit and veg, and delicious foods for lunch
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Pieminister Sampling
21st November noon - 2pm
Tommy's Lounge
Pieminister are coming down to the SU for a sampling and giveaway session! Get that pie filling and make sure you don't miss out.
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
An Introduction to Tarot & Cold Reading
21st November 5pm - 6pm
Stumble Out
Come and learn the basics of tarot and cold reading
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day | Stumble Out
All Student Meeting
21st November 6pm - 8pm
Stumble Out
Come join us for the biggest and best meeting on campus, and talk about issues that affect you.
Campaigns | Free | Elections
Drama Society Presents 'The Crucible' Eve Show
21st November 7:15pm - 10pm
SU Main Hall
Drama Society Presents 'The Crucible' Eve Show
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Women's Football Taster Session - This Girl Can
21st November 7:30pm - 9pm
Sports Centre
Join Women's Football for this free taster session, as part of the 'This Girl Can' campaign.
Free | Alcohol-free | Sports | Give It A Go | HealthyU | Night
This Girl Can - Lift Classes
22nd November 3pm - 5pm
The Gym (weights section), Royal Holloway Sports Centre
Calling all women! Come and learn how to lift in a women-only session
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | HealthyU | Day
Poker Night
22nd November 7pm - midnight
The Packhorse
Be the big winner of the night with the flip of a card!
The Packhorse | Night
Meds Weds
22nd November 9pm - midnight
Medicine
Get ready for the Wednesday sesh as our new pre-drinks is on at Medicine!
Free | Sports | Night | Medicine | Meds Weds
Juicy: Under The Waves ft. Insanity Radio
22nd November 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
Your favourite DJ's from Insanity will be taking over the SU, smashing out the biggest tunes alongside our resident Juicy DJs.
Bars and Nightlife | Media Outlets | Night | Union Venue
Amazon's Grand Tour To Royal Holloway
23rd November 10am - 5pm
Students' Union, Main Hall
The Grand Tour On Tour is coming to the Students' Union! To celebrate the launch of The Grand Tour Season Two, Amazon Prime student invites you to test your driving skills out on the ‘Hammond sized’ racetrack.
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Shisha Night
23rd November 6pm - midnight
The Packhorse
Thursday night is Shisha Night at The Packhorse!
Free | The Packhorse | Night
Strictly Come Holloway: Launch Night
23rd November 7pm - 10pm
Medicine
Campus celebrities raise money for charity by learning to dance like the Ballroom and Latin experts
Free | Alcohol-free | Night | Medicine
Swimming Taster Session - This Girl Can
23rd November 8:30pm - 10pm
Meet at Founders Bus Stop
Girls! Join this free taster session with Swimming, as part of the 'This Girl Can' campaign
Free | Sports | Give It A Go
Meet the Guide Dogs
24th November noon - 2pm
Students' Union
Come and visit the guide dogs and owners coming onto campus to meet you
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day | Union Venue
Pre-session
24th November 9pm - midnight
Medicine
Start your Friday night out the right way and join us for our weekly Friday pre-party at Medicine before continuing the night at the SU!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine
Fetish Friday Vol. 2
24th November 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
Round two of a night where anything goes!
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue
The Holloway Players presents ’10 Year Anniversary Reunion Show
25th November 8pm - 10pm
Stumble Out
The Holloway Players presents ’10 Year Anniversary Reunion Show - Stumble Out Doors 7:30pm
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Stumble Out | Performance
Take Me Out - Audience Tickets
26th November 3:15pm - 11pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
No likey, no lighty! We're heading to Kent to watch Take Me Out being filmed!
Give It A Go
Cricket Taster Session - This Girl Can
26th November 7:25pm - 9pm
Meet at Founders Bus Stop
Girls! Come and join this free taster session with Cricket, as part of the 'This Girl Can' campaign
Free | Alcohol-free | Sports | Give It A Go | HealthyU | Night
Chess Taster Session
27th November 6pm - 11pm
Crosslands
Join Chess for free, drop in, drop out chess games in Crosslands. Running from 6-11pm, drop in whenever you wish.
Give It A Go
Shakespeare Society present: Titus Andronicus
27th November 7:30pm - 9:45pm
Jane Holloway Hall
Set in a maximum security prison, this production chronicles the revenge wars of Tamora and Titus Andronicus as they struggle against each other for power. Doors: 7pm.
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Performance
Toast
27th November 9pm - 3am
Medicine
RHSU's legendary value for money night out! Loads of drinks and food all for one single price - £1.50!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Toast
Market Day
28th November 10am - 4pm
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU, complete with fruit and veg, and delicious foods for lunch
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Shakespeare Society presents Titus Andronicus
28th November 7:30pm - 9:45pm
Jane Holloway Hall
Set in a maximum security prison, this production chronicles the revenge wars of Tamora and Titus Andronicus as they struggle against each other for power. Doors: 7pm.
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Performance
Poker Night
29th November 7pm - midnight
The Packhorse
Be the big winner of the night with the flip of a card!
The Packhorse | Night
Shakespeare Society present: Titus Andronicus
29th November 7:30pm - 9:45pm
Jane Holloway Hall
Set in a maximum security prison, this production chronicles the revenge wars of Tamora and Titus Andronicus as they struggle against each other for power. Doors: 7pm.
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Performance
Meds Weds
29th November 9pm - midnight
Medicine
Get ready for the Wednesday sesh as our new pre-drinks is on at Medicine!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Meds Weds
Juicy ft. Jack Maynard
29th November 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
Join us for Juicy as British YouTube superstar, Jack Maynard, hosts a party at the SU main hall!
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue | Juicy
Shisha Night
30th November 6pm - midnight
The Packhorse
Thursday night is Shisha Night at The Packhorse!
Free | The Packhorse | Night
Late Great & Free: Scratch ft. DJ Soc
30th November 9pm - 2am
Medicine
Head down to Medicine for some of the best in underground dance music.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine
Pre-session
1st December 9pm - midnight
Medicine
Start your Friday night out the right way and join us for our weekly Friday pre-party at Medicine before continuing the night at the SU!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine
Soap: Santa Snow Storm
1st December 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
Brace yourselves… winter is coming to SOAP!
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue
Bhangra Society presents RHUL Bhangra Night
2nd December 10pm - 3am
Medicine
Bhangra Society present RHUL Bhangra Night 10pm to 3am
Societies | Night | Medicine
Santa Fun Run
3rd December 1pm - 3pm
Start at the Sports Centre Reception
The Santa Fun Run is back! Grab your free santa hat and run, walk or jog the 3km course
Give It A Go
Dance Society presents 'Christmas Showcase'
3rd December 3:30pm - 6pm
Students' Union Main Hall
Dance Society presents 'Christmas Showcase' Doors 3pm
Alcohol-free | Societies | Day | Union Venue | Performance
Chess Taster Session
4th December 6pm - 11pm
Crosslands
Join Chess for free, drop in, drop out chess games in Crosslands. Running from 6-11pm, drop in whenever you wish.
Give It A Go
Toast
4th December 9pm - 3am
Medicine
RHSU's legendary value for money night out! Loads of drinks and food all for one single price - £1.50!
Free | Night | Medicine | Toast
Market Day
5th December 10am - 4pm
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU, complete with fruit and veg, and delicious foods for lunch
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Christmas Movie Night
5th December 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Founder's Main Lecture Theatre
Come and chill out for the evening and watch a Christmas movie
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
Performing Arts Masquerade Ball
5th December 7:30pm - 1am
Founder's Dining Hall and Medicine
Poker Night
6th December 7pm - midnight
The Packhorse
Be the big winner of the night with the flip of a card!
The Packhorse | Night
Meds Weds
6th December 9pm - midnight
Medicine
Get ready for the Wednesday sesh as our new pre-drinks is on at Medicine!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Meds Weds
Flawless ft. ACS
6th December 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
Flawless is back for round two. DJs will be dropping the very best Urban, Bashment, Grime & Afrobeats tunes!
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue | Flawless
Shisha Night
7th December 6pm - midnight
The Packhorse
Thursday night is Shisha Night at The Packhorse!
Free | The Packhorse | Night
MTS Christmas Concert
7th December 9pm - 11:30pm
Stumble Out
MTS Christmas Concert
Societies | Night | Stumble Out | Performance
Pre-session
8th December 9pm - midnight
Medicine
Start your Friday night out the right way and join us for our weekly Friday pre-party at Medicine before continuing the night at the SU!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine
Winter Blowout ft. Nathan Dawe
8th December 10pm - 3am
Student's Union
It's the big Winter Blowout! End this year in style at the SU with Nathan Dawe, stilt walkers and snow machines.
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue
Education Council
24th January 6pm - 7pm
ALT1
Education Council is a body in which students meet and discuss work, campaigns and policy surrounding the educational experience of student.
Free
Equalities Council
30th January 6pm - 7pm
Bourne Building Lecture Theatre 2
Equalities Council is a body in which students meet and discuss work, campaigns and policy surrounding various groups on campus.
Free
Student Opportunities Council
1st February 6pm - 7pm
Windsor Auditorium
An opportunity to find out more about sports clubs, societies and media outlets.
Free
Vintage Fair
8th February 10am - 4:30pm
Students' Union
UniVF is back! It's your one stop pop up shop for all your vintage needs, right here at the SU!
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Vintage Fair
15th March 10am - 4:30pm
Students' Union
UniVF is back! It's your one stop pop up shop for all your vintage needs, right here at the SU!
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Equalities Council
1st May 6pm - 7pm
Bourne Building Lecture Theatre 2
Equalities Council is a body in which students meet and discuss work, campaigns and policy surrounding various groups on campus
Free
Student Opportunities Council
3rd May 6pm - 7pm
Windsor Auditorium
An opportunity to find out more about sports clubs, societies and media outlets.
Free
Education Council
9th May 6pm - 7pm
ALT1
Education Council is a body in which students meet and discuss work, campaigns and policy surrounding the educational experience of students.
Free