Events Calendar.

Whether you're after live music, food and drink, or a little boogie, we can usually provide something to keep you happy! If you’re looking to develop a new skill, flex your creative muscles, or simply unwind after a day of lectures, you’re sure to find something in our calendar of Give It A Go events.


The events

Advice Zoom Drop-in
27th January
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Transmission
27th January
The Packhorse
Brought to you by The Packhorse, enjoy £2 on selected drinks and £4 on selected cocktails as we bring you the freshest independent releases and classic indie anthems.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission | Food and Drink
MedsBevs Reggaeton
27th January
Medicine
It's time to 'get busy' as Medicine prepares to get down to some Reggaeton classics. Expect drum beats and a fast rhythm that will keep you jammin' until the early hours.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | MedsBevs
Disney Movie Night
28th January
Founder's Lecture Theatre
Come and join us for the screening of a classic Disney movie. We all have our favourite, and we're sure this one won't disappoint
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
MedsBevs
28th January
Medicine
MedsBevs is a simple concept - great drinks at great prices shared with some (hopefully) great friends. What's not to love about this Medicine staple?
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | MedsBevs
Juicy of the Tiger
28th January
Union Venue
Celebrate Chinese New Year with the juiciest house, chart & RnB tunes throughout the night!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue | Juicy
Trip to Cambridge
29th January
Meet at Union Plaza
Enjoy a day out to Cambridge, famous for its Universities and culture!
Give It A Go | Day
Pub Quiz
30th January
The Packhorse
It's time to show your general knowledge skills with our weekly quiz night. If you like a laugh and a bit of friendly competition, this is the night for you!
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night | Food and Drink
Disney Colouring In
31st January
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and take some time out for some colouring in, with all your favourite Disney characters.
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Toast - LGBTQ History Month
31st January
Medicine
Get down to Medicine for your weekly dose of party tunes and £2.50 drinks!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | LGBT+ | Night | Medicine | Toast
Market Day
1st February
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU - stock up on fruit and veg at our indoor market and grab a tasty hot lunch from one of our international food stalls on the Union Plaza.
Alcohol-free | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
1st February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Committee Cafe: Awards and Recognition
1st February
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Calling all student group committee members! Come along to Committee Café to meet up with other committee members from our student groups. This is an open support space to talk and collaborate with your peers.
Free | Societies | Sports | Day | Tommy's Kitchen
Two For Tuesday
1st February
The Packhorse
Join us at The Packhorse and indulge in two for one on selected food and drinks, every Tuesday from 5pm!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | The Packhorse | Night | Food and Drink
Craft Evening
1st February
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Flex those creative muscles and impress us with your skills as you decorate your choice of item(s) - we've got mugs / glasses / photo frames / bags / tealights / coasters / keyrings so plenty to keep you busy!
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
Banner Making with LGBT+ Collective
2nd February
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Join the LGBT+ Collective to put your own mark on the banner that will be displayed at the SU for LGBT+ History Month. Everyone's welcome to come along and make the banner your own.
Free | Alcohol-free | LGBT+ | Day | Health & Wellbeing
Advice Zoom Drop-in
2nd February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Collective Convenors Coffee & Canva
2nd February
The Packhorse Large Conference Room
We're delighted to be running our first-ever Coffee and Canva training session, specifically for Collective Convenors.
Free | The Packhorse | Day | Collectives
Karaoke
2nd February
The Packhorse
Everyone loves a bit of karaoke so put those hairbrush rehearsals into practice, and sing your heart out to all your favourite tunes at The Packhorse.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | The Packhorse | Night
MedsWeds
2nd February
Medicine
Whether it's pre-drinks before a night at the SU or you fancy staying around for the whole evening, Medicine is a great place to be every Wednesday night with great music and loads of drinks deals all night!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | MedsWeds
Flawless
2nd February
Union Venue
Flawless is back with the very best of urban, bashment, grime and Afrobeats.
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue | Flawless
Advice Zoom Drop-in
3rd February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Transmission
3rd February
The Packhorse
Brought to you by The Packhorse, enjoy £2 on selected drinks and £4 on selected cocktails as we bring you the freshest independent releases and classic indie anthems.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission | Food and Drink
Celebrating SOPHIE: HyperPop night by LGBT+ Society
3rd February
Medicine
Come down to Medicine for a night of Hyperpop and PC Music tunes including Charli XCX, Slayyyter, Hannah Diamond, SOPHIE and 100 gecs!
Bars and Nightlife | Societies | LGBT+ | Night | Medicine
MedsBevs ft. Scratch
4th February
Medicine
If you're a fan of house, techno or dance music, Scratch is the night for you. Get your dancing shoes on and head down to Medicine where you can enjoy all your usual MedsBevs drinks deals!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | MedsBevs
80s v 90s v 00s ft. Comp Soc
4th February
Union Venue
Join CompSoc for the ultimate sing-along, as we pump out the best hits from across the decades. Always a smash hit, this is one you really don't want to miss!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue
Computing Society present 'Royal Hackaway'
5th-6th February
Windsor Building
Royal Hackaway is CompSoc's annual hackathon where you'll work to build a project, pick up new skills, try out new tech and meet new people.
Societies
Jewellery Sale
7th February
Students' Union
Come and check out a range of costume/ statement jewellery, with all proceeds going to MIND charity
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Pets as Therapy
7th February
Students' Union Main Hall
Our furry friends are returning to campus ready for cuddles and belly rubs!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Market Day
8th February
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU - stock up on fruit and veg at our indoor market and grab a tasty hot lunch from one of our international food stalls on the Union Plaza.
Alcohol-free | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
8th February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Board Games Cafe
9th February
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and enjoy an evening of drinks and biscuits over a game or two.
Give It A Go | Day | Health & Wellbeing
Advice Zoom Drop-in
9th February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Come In Your Kit
9th February
Union Venue
Get your kit on and head down to the SU for the biggest sporting night out of the term! #COYBears
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Sports | Night | Union Venue
Advice Zoom Drop-in
10th February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Valentine's Card Making
10th February
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
It's Valentine's Day next week! Come along and make cards for your valentine, friends and family!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Dance Society present Competition Showcase 2022
10th February
SU Main Hall
Dance Society presents a sneak peek into our incredible Competition routines before we head to competitions in March!
Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Valentine's Movie Night
11th February
Founder's Lecture Theatre
Come along to Founder's Lecture Theatre and join us for the screening of a Valentine's Movie. Snuggle up to your valentine or your mate, or just enjoy some time to yourself!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
Fetish Friday
11th February
Union Venue
A night to let go and dress in your finest attire, we're offering up a scintillating night of entertainment, with live acts and DJs playing the hottest tunes all night. Expect the sexiest night on campus.
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Market Day
15th February
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU - stock up on fruit and veg at our indoor market and grab a tasty hot lunch from one of our international food stalls on the Union Plaza.
Alcohol-free | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
15th February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
16th February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Postgraduate Tea & Cakes
16th February
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
We're inviting all postgrad students to join us at the Students' Union for tea and cakes and a chance to meet other postgraduates.
Free | Alcohol-free | Postgraduate | Give It A Go | Day
Cupcake Decorating
17th February
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and decorate some tasty cupcakes!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
17th February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Wind Chime Making
21st February
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Spring is coming! Come and create your very own wind chime
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Market Day
22nd February
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU - stock up on fruit and veg at our indoor market and grab a tasty hot lunch from one of our international food stalls on the Union Plaza.
Alcohol-free | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
22nd February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Free Legal Advice
22nd February
Zoom
In need of legal advice? Book an appointment with a trained lawyer, who'll be able to look at your case.
Free | Advice
5 Week Beginners Sign Language Classes
22nd February
Moore Auditorium
Come and learn the basics of British Sign Language with this beginners course
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
5 Week Beginners Self-Awareness and Defence Classes (Tuesday class)
22nd February
Windsor Building 0-04
Come and learn the basics of self-awareness and defence.
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Refreshers | Night
Colour Run
23rd February
Sports Centre
Whether you run, walk or jog, you'll be covered in paint by the time you finish, and you're guaranteed to have a laugh getting covered on the way round too! Wear some old clothes and get colourful with your friends!
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Health & Wellbeing
Advice Zoom Drop-in
23rd February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
24th February
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
5 Week Beginners Self-Awareness and Defence Classes (Thursday class)
24th February
International Building 243
Come and learn the basics of self-awareness and defence.
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
Trip to Portsmouth
26th February
Meet at Union Plaza, Students' Union
Join us for a fab day trip to Portsmouth and enjoy this dynamic and vibrant waterfront city packed with things to do!
Give It A Go | Day
Dance Society presents: Light's, Camera, Action!
26th February
SU Main Hall
Our annual spring showcase is back with tv and film's theme and is our biggest showcase ever!
Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Dance Society presents: Light's, Camera, Action!
27th February
SU Main Hall
Our annual spring showcase is back with tv and film's theme and is our biggest showcase ever!
Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Market Day
1st March
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU - stock up on fruit and veg at our indoor market and grab a tasty hot lunch from one of our international food stalls on the Union Plaza.
Alcohol-free | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
1st March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Scavenger Hunt with Walk and Talk
2nd March
Begins at Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
We're celebrating University Mental Health Day a day early with a scavenger hunt organised by our very own Walk and Talk society.
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Health & Wellbeing
Advice Zoom Drop-in
2nd March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
3rd March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Drama Society present 'The Vortex' - Matinee
5th March
SU Main Hall
'Like all of Noel Coward’s plays, ‘The Vortex’ unapologetically emphasises class and sophistication, yet it is his most grounded and gritty work. Trigger Warning: Drug Abuse'
Alcohol-free | Societies | Day | Union Venue | Performance
Drama Society present 'The Vortex' - Eve show
5th March
SU Main Hall
Like all of Noel Coward’s plays, ‘The Vortex’ unapologetically emphasises class and sophistication, yet it is his most grounded and gritty work. Trigger Warning: Drug Abuse'
Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Market Day
8th March
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU - stock up on fruit and veg at our indoor market and grab a tasty hot lunch from one of our international food stalls on the Union Plaza.
Alcohol-free | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
8th March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
9th March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Disney Movie Afternoon
9th March
Bourne Lecture Theatre 1
Come and join us for the screening of a classic Disney movie. We all have our favourite, and we're sure this one won't disappoint!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Advice Zoom Drop-in
10th March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Market Day
15th March
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU - stock up on fruit and veg at our indoor market and grab a tasty hot lunch from one of our international food stalls on the Union Plaza.
Alcohol-free | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
15th March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Fitness Session with ALS
16th March
Jane Holloway Studio
This Wellness Wednesday is all about getting active. A trainer from Achieve Lifestyle and Sport is going to help you get the blood pumping while having a good time.
Free | Alcohol-free | Day
Advice Zoom Drop-in
16th March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Free | Day | Online | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
17th March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Free | Day | Online | Advice
Friendship Bracelet Making
17th March
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and make your friends a friendship bracelet!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Trip To Oxford
19th March
Meet outside the Students' Union (Union Plaza)
Take your Saturday off and enjoy this opportunity to discover the wonders of the historic town of Oxford on this day trip.
Give It A Go | Day
Market Day
22nd March
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU - stock up on fruit and veg at our indoor market and grab a tasty hot lunch from one of our international food stalls on the Union Plaza.
Alcohol-free | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
22nd March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Pin Badge Making with Craft Society
23rd March
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Join Craft Society to decorate your own pin badge! Simply turn up to decorate your badge, meet new people and have a good time getting crafty.
Advice Zoom Drop-in
23rd March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Free | Day | Online | Advice
Cupcake Decorating
24th March
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and decorate some tasty cupcakes!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Zoom Drop-in
24th March
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Free | Day | Online | Advice