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

Day Trip to Brighton
16th October
Meet at Union Plaza, Students' Union
We're heading to culture-filled Brighton for the day. Come along and explore the town.
Give It A Go | Day
Pub Quiz
17th October
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 | Freshers | The Packhorse | Night | Food and Drink
Reptile Experience
18th October
Students' Union Main Hall
The Reptile Experience is back! Expect lizards, snakes, a giant tortoise, a baby crocodile and more!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Toast
18th October
Medicine
Get down to Medicine for your weekly dose of party tunes and £2.50 drinks!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Toast
Market Day
19th October
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
19th October
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Decorate a Mini Photo Frame
19th October
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and get involved in our 'crafternoon' and decorate your own mini photo frame
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Two For Tuesday
19th October
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
Black History Month Movie Night
19th October
Shilling Lecture Theatre
It's movie time! Bring your own drinks, snacks and blankets to enjoy your evening to the fullest.
Free | Music and Film | Night | Black History Month
Advice Drop-in
20th October
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Karaoke
20th October
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 | Freshers | The Packhorse | Night
Black History Month Discussion Night
20th October
Medicine
Join African-Caribbean Society throughout this month for some spirited discussions about important Black History Month topics and issues.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Black History Month
Flawless ft. Deno
20th October
Union Venue
We're welcoming Deno to the SU as your headline act for this week's Flawless where we'll be hitting you with the very best of urban, bashment, grime and Afrobeats.
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue | Flawless
Pets as Therapy
21st October
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
An Audience with Baroness Doreen Lawrence OBE
21st October
MS Teams
Staff and students are invited to join the Royal Holloway Black and Global Majority Staff Network as we chat with anti-racism campaigner, education advocate and Labour Peer Baroness Doreen Lawrence OBE.
Black History Month
5 Week Beginners Japanese Language Classes
21st October
EWD 1-04
Join Japanese Society for a five-week beginners language class.
Alcohol-free | Societies | Give It A Go
Transmission
21st October
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 | Music and Film | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission | Food and Drink
Come In Your Socs
22nd October
Union Venue
The sports teams have had their night and now it's the turn of our societies to take over the SU in the party of all parties!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue
Rock & Metal Live Music Event - RAMSoween
23rd October
SU Main Hall
RAMS invites you to its second ever live music event, RAMSoween!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
A Night at the Theatre
24th October
SU Main Hall
Our annual 'A Night at the Theatre' makes its in-person return with an autumnal themed venue and all your favourite aspects of theatre. We hope to showcase the work of our incredible Creative Arts Societies.
Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Pub Quiz
24th October
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 | Freshers | The Packhorse | Night | Food and Drink
A Night at the Theatre
25th October
Our annual 'A Night at the Theatre' makes its in-person return with an autumnal themed venue and all your favourite aspects of theatre. We hope to showcase the work of our incredible Creative Arts Societies.
Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Toast Halloween
25th October
Medicine
It’s Halloween and you know Toast is beckoning. With thrilling music and prices to die for, there’s only one place to get mortal.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Toast
Market Day
26th October
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
26th October
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Free Legal Advice
26th October
Zoom
In need of legal advice? Book an appointment with a trained lawyer, who'll be able to look at your case.
Free | Advice
Two For Tuesday
26th October
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
Meditation Session
27th October
Gowar and Wedderburn Common Room
Take a step back, relax, and discover the profound benefits of mindfulness.
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Advice Drop-in
27th October
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Spooky Bingo
27th October
The Packhorse
Round up your squad and head down to The Packhorse for a game of bingo with a spooky twist!
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night | Food and Drink
Black History Month Discussion Night
27th October
Medicine
Join African-Caribbean Society throughout this month for some spirited discussions about important Black History Month topics and issues.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Black History Month
Flawless
27th October
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
28th October
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Chocolate Tasting Workshop
28th October
Online via MS Teams
Is there really anything better than chocolate? We think not.
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Transmission
28th October
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 | Music and Film | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission | Food and Drink
Halloween Movie Night
28th October
Founder's Lecture Theatre
Love horror? This one's for you.
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
Pumpkin Carving
29th October
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Happy Halloween! Come along and decorate a spooky pumpkin!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Juicy Halloween
29th October
Union Venue
Get ready for the juiciest and spookiest night of the year as the SU is turned into a haunted house for our Halloween special - you won't want to miss it!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue | Juicy
Halloween Special @ The Packhorse
31st October
The Packhorse
Put on your scariest attire and head down for a thrilling night at The Packhorse where we'll have a zombie DJ on the decks along with some spooky cocktails and shots for you to devour.
Bars and Nightlife | Freshers | The Packhorse | Night | Food and Drink
Market Day
2nd November
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
2nd November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Postgraduate Tea & Cakes
2nd November
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 | Food and Drink
Cupcake Decorating
3rd November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and decorate your own tasty cupcakes!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day | Food and Drink
Advice Drop-in
3rd November
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Karaoke
3rd November
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 | Freshers | The Packhorse | Night
Advice Zoom Drop-in
4th November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Market Day
9th November
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
Jewellery Sale
9th November
Union Plaza
Visit our stall on the Union Plaza and bag yourself a bargain. All items are £2 with money raised going to MIND, the mental health charity.
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Advice Zoom Drop-in
9th November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
5 Week Beginners Sign Language Classes
9th November
Munro Fox Seminar Room
Come and learn the basics of British Sign Language with this beginners course
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
Advice Drop-in
10th November
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
11th November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Design a Keyring
11th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and get creative and design your own keyring.
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
5 Week Beginners Self-Awareness and Defence Classes
11th November
International Building 243
Come and learn the basics of self-awareness and defence.
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
Market Day
16th November
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
16th November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Advice Drop-in
17th November
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
18th November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Mickey Mouse Day: Disney Colouring In
18th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
It's Mickey Mouse Day! Come and take some time out for some colouring in.
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Board Games Cafe
18th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and enjoy an evening of drinks and biscuits over a game or two.
Give It A Go | Day | Night
Trip to Hampton Court Palace
20th November
Meet at Union Plaza, Students' Union
Join us for a trip to our local royal palace, once home to Henry VIII.
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Market Day
23rd November
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
23rd November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Meditation Session
24th November
Gowar and Wedderburn Common Room
Take a step back, relax, and discover the profound benefits of mindfulness.
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Advice Drop-in
24th November
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
25th November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Make Your Own Bath Salts
25th November
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Christmas is coming, and this will make the perfect gift!
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Market Day
30th November
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
30th November
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Free Legal Advice
30th November
Zoom
In need of legal advice? Book an appointment with a trained lawyer, who'll be able to look at your case.
Free | Advice
Advice Drop-in
1st December
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
2nd December
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Charity Christmas Card Writing
2nd December
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come along and write a Christmas card or letter to a poorly child.
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Christmas Movie Night
3rd December
Founder's Lecture Theatre
December is here, which means Christmas is on the way! Enjoy a chilled out Christmas movie night
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Night
Day Trip to Winchester Christmas Market
4th December
Meet at Union Plaza, Students' Union
Visit one of the best Christmas markets in Europe where you'll find a whole host of Christmas gifts, crafts, and trinkets, as well as some delicious food and drink.
Give It A Go | Day
Decorate a Tote Bag: Christmas Special
6th December
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Keep it for yourself or give it as a handmade Christmas gift!
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Market Day
7th December
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
7th December
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Make Your Own Christmas Cards
7th December
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Here's your chance to get creative and make your own Christmas cards to send to your friends and family
Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Advice Drop-in
8th December
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
9th December
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Gingerbread Decorating
10th December
Tommy's Lounge, Students' Union
Come and decorate your own festive gingerbread person
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Day
Advice Zoom Drop-in
14th December
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice
Advice Drop-in
15th December
Advice Centre, Students' Union
Throughout term-time, our Advice Centre is running in-person drop-in sessions at the SU every Wednesday, so you can fire away with any worries or concerns.
Day | Advice
Advice Zoom Drop-in
16th December
Zoom
Got any worries or concerns that you want to discuss? Join our weekly Zoom drop-ins (13:30-15:30, every Tuesday/Thursday) and our advisors will be more than happy to help.
Day | Online | Advice