Events

What's on.

Whether you're after free live music, an abundance of puppies, or you're wanting an unforgettable night out - we have you covered. From the Union Venue all the way to The Packhorse, here's the low-down of all our events happening at Royal Holloway.


The events

Student Jumble Sale
24th May
Union Plaza
Come and browse a whole bunch of items for sale at the first ever student jumble sale!
Free | Give It A Go
Pop-Up Ice Cream Parlour
24th May
Tommy's Lounge
Come and grab some free ice cream and decorate it to your heart's content!
Free | Alcohol-free | Give It A Go | Union Venue
Management Summer Party 2019
24th May
Twickenham Stadium
Join the School of Management and Royal Holloway Management Society as they head to Twickenham to celebrate the end of another year of hard work.
Societies | Night
Shisha
24th May
The Packhorse
Shisha is back at the Packhorse! Every Friday from 7pm, you can experience one of our six tasty flavours, with or without the nicotine.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night
Fetish Friday: Burlesque
24th May
Students' Union
A night to let go of your inhibitions, where almost anything goes. Live fetish acts, giveaways and DJs playing the hottest tunes all night!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue
Day Trip To Bournemouth
25th May
Meet at Union Plaza
Enjoy a variety of shops and restaurants, or just spend the day lying on the beach!
Give It A Go
Musical Theatre Society present '20th Annual Summer Cabaret' & After Party - Alumni Night
25th May
Students' Union Main Hall
Join us for MTS' '20th Annual Summer Cabaret Alumni Night', featuring performances of all your favourite musical theatre tunes from a gigantic cast! Followed by an 'After Party' in Tommy's Bar (optional) to celebrate our 20 years!
Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Tommy's Kitchen | Performance
Musical Theatre Society present '20th Annual Summer Cabaret' Matinee
26th May
Students' Union Main Hall
Join us for Musical Theatre Society's '20th Annual Summer Cabaret', featuring performances of all your favourite musical theatre tunes from a gigantic cast!
Music and Film | Alcohol-free | Societies | Day | Union Venue | Performance
Musical Theatre Society present '20th Annual Summer Cabaret'
26th May
Students Union Main Hall
Join us for Musical Theatre Society's '20th Annual Summer Cabaret', featuring performances of all your favourite musical theatre tunes from a gigantic cast!
Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Musical Theatre Society present '20th Annual Summer Cabaret'
27th May
Students' Union Main Hall
Join us for Musical Theatre Society's '20th Annual Summer Cabaret', featuring performances of all your favourite musical theatre tunes from a gigantic cast!
Music and Film | Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Jam on Toast: The Young vs ABBA
27th May
Medicine
It's our legendary value for money night out! We've got DJ Marky B delivering a whole hour of ABBA, while The Young will be performing in Room 2.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Toast
Doctoral School Open Meeting
28th May
Shilling Building Lecture Theatre
The College is holding an open meeting to discuss the future of the Doctoral School within the academic restructure.
Free | Alcohol-free | Postgraduate | Day
Extenuating Circumstances Drop-Ins
28th May
Students' Union Advice Centre
Our advisors are running drop-in sessions to go over any concerns that you feel are affecting your studies.
Free | Alcohol-free | Welfare | Union Venue | Transmission
Market Day
28th May
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU, complete with fruit and veg, and delicious foods to stock your fridge and have some lunch!
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Extenuating Circumstances Drop-Ins
28th May
Students' Union Advice Centre
Our advisors are running drop-in sessions to go over any concerns that you feel are affecting your studies.
Free | Alcohol-free | Welfare | Stressbusters | Union Venue
Two For Tuesday
28th May
The Packhorse
Every Tuesday from 5pm, a selection of food and all drinks (other than champagne and bottles of wine) are two for one at The Packhorse! Yep, you read that right.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night
All Student Meeting
28th May
Medicine
Have your say, vote and get involved with the highest decision making body of the Students' Union.
Free | Medicine
Turkish Society Final Year Celebration Party!
28th May
Tommy's Bar
Join Turkish Society in Tommy's Bar for an evening that will be filled with Turkish music, in order to say goodbye to a year of memories and hello to summer!
Bars and Nightlife | International | Societies | Night | Tommy's Kitchen
Disney Movie Night
29th May
Arts Lecture Theatre 3
Pin back your 'ears', this one's a classic. Roll up, take your seats, and enjoy this heartwarming 'high-flying' Disney film.
Free | Music and Film | Alcohol-free | Stressbusters | Give It A Go
Karaoke Night
29th May
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 | Music and Film | The Packhorse | Night
CIYK vs CIYS
29th May
Students' Union
The two popular nights Come In Your Kit and Come In Your Society are becoming one in this epic SU night!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Societies | Sports | Night | Union Venue
Transmission
30th May
The Packhorse
It's the biggest indie night on campus brought to you by The Packhorse. Expect the freshest independent releases and classic indie anthems.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Music and Film | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission
Free Swimming Session
30th May
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
Free | Alcohol-free | Sports | Welfare | Stressbusters | Give It A Go
Late, Great & Free: Desi Fusion
30th May
Medicine
Make your way to Medicine for a full night of Desi Fusion as we welcome Dhol Players as the headline for the night!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine
Wellbeing Walk
31st May
Meet at Union Plaza
It's time to relax. Get a couple of hours to yourself in the fresh air, around beautiful Virginia Water Lake.
Free | Alcohol-free | Welfare | Stressbusters | Give It A Go
Shisha
31st May
The Packhorse
Shisha is back at the Packhorse! Every Friday from 7pm, you can experience one of our six tasty flavours, with or without the nicotine.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night
Great Gatsby: Electro Swing Night
31st May
Students' Union
It's time to put on your fanciest clothes and 20s vibes as you make your way to the greatest (no pun intended) night of the year!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue
RHOcsars
1st June
Students' Unon Main Hall
RHOscars Awards ceremony and after party for the biggest performing arts nights of the year!
Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
The Holloway Players present The 2019 Leavers Show!
2nd June
Medicine
It's that sad time of year again where we must say goodbye to the members of Players who are moving on to pastures new. Join us for the send-off they deserve, the ultimate improvised comedy experience!
Societies | Night | Medicine | Performance
Extenuating Circumstances Drop-Ins
3rd June
Students' Union Advice Centre
Our advisors are running drop-in sessions to go over any concerns that you feel are affecting your studies.
Free | Alcohol-free | Welfare | Stressbusters | Union Venue
Crafternoon: Friendship Bracelets
3rd June
Tommy's Lounge
The end of term is approaching, and for some of you your days at University are coming to an end. Give your friends a little gift before the summer!
Free | Alcohol-free | Stressbusters | Give It A Go | Union Venue
Extenuating Circumstances Drop-Ins
3rd June
Our advisors are running drop-in sessions to go over any concerns that you feel are affecting your studies.
Free | Alcohol-free | Welfare | Stressbusters | Union Venue
Mad Hatter's Tea & Toast
3rd June
Medicine
It's our legendary value for money night out! It's free entry and you can expect everything from cheesy tunes to £1.50 drinks deals all night long.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Toast
Market Day
4th June
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU, complete with fruit and veg, and delicious foods to stock your fridge and have some lunch!
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Two For Tuesday
4th June
The Packhorse
Every Tuesday from 5pm, a selection of food and all drinks (other than champagne and bottles of wine) are two for one at The Packhorse! Yep, you read that right.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night
Cupcake Decorating
5th June
Tommy's Lounge
Come and decorate your own tasty cupcake!
Free | Alcohol-free | Stressbusters | Give It A Go | Union Venue
Flawless
5th June
Students' Union
Flawless is back! Expect DJs to drop the very best Urban, Bashment, Grime & Afrobeats tunes. Requirements: Switch your dance moves on!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue | Flawless
Transmission
6th June
The Packhorse
It's the biggest indie night on campus brought to you by The Packhorse. Expect the freshest independent releases and classic indie anthems.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Music and Film | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission
Free Swimming Session
6th June
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
Free | Alcohol-free | Sports | Stressbusters | Give It A Go
Late, Great & Free: K-POP Night
6th June
Medicine
If you're into K-POP, this is definitely the night for you! Come down to Medicine for another classic Late, Great & Free night!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine
Shisha
7th June
The Packhorse
Shisha is back at the Packhorse! Every Friday from 7pm, you can experience one of our six tasty flavours, with or without the nicotine.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night
Summer Ball 2019
7th-8th June
Summer Ball is the biggest event of the year at Royal Holloway with over 3000 students heading over to the Founder's Quads for a night of celebration and live music.
Bars and Nightlife | Night
Classics Society present 'Antigone' - Matinee
9th June
Medicine
Set in the aftermath of WWII, Antigone is a play about love vs duty, and the lengths people will go to for their family.
Alcohol-free | Societies | Day | Medicine | Performance
Classics Society present 'Antigone'
9th June
Medicine
Set in the aftermath of WWII, Antigone is a play about love vs duty, and the lengths people will go to for their family.
Alcohol-free | Societies | Night | Medicine | Performance
Student Group Training
10th June
Windsor Building & Moore Auditorium
Calling all newly elected Presidents, Treasurers and Secretaries of student groups for our annual Student Group Training!
Societies | Sports
Crafternoon: Decoration Sensation
10th June
Tommy's Lounge
We've got a whole bunch of items from previous Crafternoons for you to decorate.
Alcohol-free | Stressbusters | Give It A Go | Union Venue
Casino Royale Toast
10th June
Medicine
It's our legendary value for money night out! It's free entry and you can expect everything from cheesy tunes to £1.50 drinks deals all night long.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine | Toast
Market Day
11th June
Students' Union
It's Market Day every Tuesday at the SU, complete with fruit and veg, and delicious foods to stock your fridge and have some lunch!
Free | Alcohol-free | Day | Union Venue
Two For Tuesday
11th June
The Packhorse
Every Tuesday from 5pm, a selection of food and all drinks (other than champagne and bottles of wine) are two for one at The Packhorse! Yep, you read that right.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night
Pole Fitness & Aerial Hoop Showcase
11th June
Students' Union Main Hall
An opportunity for our members and alumni to showcase their talent and hard work and a chance for everyone to see all different styles of aerial fitness.
Societies | Night | Union Venue | Performance
Classics Society present 'Antigone'
11th June
Medicine
Set in the aftermath of WWII, Antigone is a play about love vs duty, and the lengths people will go to for their family.
Societies | Night | Medicine | Performance
Karaoke Night
12th June
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 | Music and Film | The Packhorse | Night | Performance
Summer Blowout: 80s vs 90s vs 00s
12th June
Students' Union
Let's end the year the right way. Let's end it with the battle of the decades at Summer Blowout!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Union Venue
Transmission
13th June
The Packhorse
It's the biggest indie night on campus brought to you by The Packhorse. Expect the freshest independent releases and classic indie anthems.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Music and Film | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission
Free Swimming Session
13th June
Meet at Founder's Bus Stop
A free hour in the pool for you to enjoy.
Free | Alcohol-free | Sports | Welfare | Stressbusters | Give It A Go
Late, Great & Free: Scratch
13th June
Medicine
Scratch is back and ready to make you put on your dancing shoes! Head down to Medicine for some of the best in underground dance music.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Night | Medicine
Shisha
14th June
The Packhorse
Shisha is back at the Packhorse! Every Friday from 7pm, you can experience one of our six tasty flavours, with or without the nicotine.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Night
Tommy's DJs Battle It Out
14th June
Medicine
Come down to Medicine for a live DJ battle, headlined by your favourite Tommy's DJs.
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Medicine