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

Gin Fest
18th May 5pm - 31st May 11pm
The Packhorse
The Packhorse are bringing over 30 different types of gin to your doorstep and pairing them with delicious flavoured tonics. Let the festival be gin.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | The Packhorse | Day | Night
Market Day
22nd May 10am - 3pm
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
Extenuating Circumstances Drop In
22nd May 11am - 2pm
The Advice Centre
Need help with extenuating circumstances? Come see our academic adviser for free, confidential advice.
Free | Stressbusters
All Student Meeting
22nd May 6pm - 7pm
SU Main Hall
Free
Disney Movie Night
22nd May 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Founder's Main Lecture Theatre
Join us for a screening of an absolute Disney classic!
Free | Stressbusters | Give It A Go
Russian Speakers Society present 'End of Year Party'
22nd May 10pm - 2am
Tommy's Bar/Kitchen
Russian Speakers Society 'End of Year Party'. Bring all Russian Speakers together for the last time of the year! Tuesday 22nd May 2018 - Tommy's Bar/Kitchen 10pm to 2am, bar closes 1:30am
Bars and Nightlife | Societies | Night | Tommy's Kitchen
Duke Of Edinburgh Information Evening
23rd May 5pm - 7pm
The Packhorse
Drop in and find out more about the Duke of Edinburgh award and how you can go about completing it.
Give It A Go
Sushi Making Workshop with Japan Society
23rd May 6pm - 7pm
Students' Union - Tommy's Bar
Japan Society are showing you how to make the perfect sushi!
Societies | Give It A Go
CIYK vs. CIYS
23rd May 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
Come down with your society or club for an absolute cracking night at the SU!
Bars and Nightlife | Societies | Sports | Night | Union Venue
Transmission - Packhorse 1st Birthday Party
24th May 7pm - 11:30pm
The Packhorse
We are celebrating The Packhorse's 1st birthday in style with the biggest indie night on campus - expect the freshest independent releases and classic indie anthems.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission
Laurel Awards 2018
24th May 7:30pm - 10pm
Royal Holloway Students' Union
The Laurels Awards are the Students’ Union’s annual awards, in which we recognise and celebrate the achievements of our fantastic students across campus.
Free | Societies | Sports | Media Outlets | Night | Union Venue
Soap: Festival Fever
25th May 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
Festival season is well on it's way, with Soap returning to campus. We're kick starting your Festival Fever by giving you the chance to WIN free tickets for MIGHTY HOOPLA!
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue
Bottomless Brunch
26th May 10am - 2pm
The Packhorse
Tuck into bottomless Brunch at The Packhorse, available on the last Saturday of every month. Enjoy a Double Monkey's Breakfast with your choice of Prosecco, Bloody Marys, fruit juice, tea or coffee.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Day
Champions League Final
26th May 7pm - 11:30pm
The Packhorse
The biggest night in European football comes to The Packhorse as we bring you live coverage of the UEFA Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid (7:45pm KO).
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Sports | The Packhorse | Night
Creative Arts Present RHOscars 2018 & After Party
26th May 7pm - 2am
Students' Union
Royal Holloway's creative arts present the 2018 RHOscars. The biggest award night on campus celebrating the tremendous hard work of performing arts societies. Not a night to be missed! Doors 6:45pm
Societies | Night | Union Venue | Tommy's Kitchen
Dance Society present 'Summer Showcase'
27th May 3:30pm - 6pm
SU Main Hall
Dance Society present 'Summer Showcase' Doors 3pm
Alcohol-free | Societies | Day | Performance
Outdoor Open Air Cinema
27th May 9:30pm - midnight
Founder's North Quad
After a hectic exam period, kick back and relax with two movies in the beautiful surroundings of the north Founder's Quad at our Open Air Cinema event.
Music and Film | Alcohol-free | Night
Toast
28th May 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
RHSU's legendary value for money night out! Loads of drinks and food all for one single price - £1.50!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Union Venue | Toast
Market Day
29th May 10am - 3pm
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
Humans vs Zombies - Give It A Go!
29th May noon - 31st May 11:59pm
tbc
Join Humans vs Zombies for a 3 day game!
Free | Societies | Give It A Go
Rhinos 2018
29th May 8:30pm - midnight
Founder's Dining Hall
Come and celebrate with Royal Holloway's Media Outlet's as we recognise the accomplishments of rhubarbTV, Insanity Radio and Orbital Magazine, at the second annual RHINO Awards!
Societies | Media Outlets | Night
Beginner's Cross-stitch
30th May 2pm - 4pm
Tommy's Lounge (Students' Union)
Learn to Cross-stitch for beginners!
Free | Stressbusters
'Crafternoon' - Decorate Your Own Canvas Bag
30th May 2pm - 4pm
Tommy's Lounge (Students' Union)
Our final Crafternoon of the year! Come and decorate your keepsake.
Free | Give It A Go
UV Foam Party
30th May 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
We're bringing you the biggest UV foam party ever on campus!
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue
Activist Atmosphere Student Consultation
31st May noon - 1pm
The Students' Union Building
A focus group for those interested in student activism, to help shape the upcoming project, Activist Atmosphere.
Campaigns | Free
Transmission
31st May 7pm - 11:30pm
The Packhorse
Introducing the biggest indie night on campus... Transmission. Brought to you by The Packhorse, expect the freshest independent releases and classic indie anthems.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission
Summer Ball 2018
1st June 7pm - 2nd June 6am
Founder's Quads
The 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
Bottomless Brunch: Summer Ball Special
2nd June 10am - 2pm
The Packhorse
The Packhorse is cooking up a massive brunch to rejuvenate you from the biggest event of the year.
Bars and Nightlife | The Packhorse | Day
Toast: Summer Vibes
4th June 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
It's time to wear your best pair of sunnies as summer arrives just in time for RHSU's legendary value for money night out! Loads of drinks and food all for one single price - £1.50!
Bars and Nightlife | Free | Union Venue | Toast
Student Opportunities Training Conference
5th June 9am - 5pm
Windsor Building
Student Opps Training Conference is the largest annual Student Group gathering on campus. It serves as a day of training for new committee members.
Free | Societies | Media Outlets | Elections | Day
Market Day
5th June 10am - 3pm
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
Humans vs Zombies - Give It A Go!
5th June noon - 7th June 11:59pm
TBC
Come and get involved in Humans vs Zombies, with their 3 day games!
Free | Societies | Give It A Go
Flawless ft. ACS
6th June 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
With exams now over, Flawless makes it's return. Royal Holloway ACS Society will be hosting a big party at the SU as DJs will be dropping the very best Urban, Bashment, Grime & Afrobeats tunes!
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue | Flawless
Pole Fitness & Aerial Hoop Society Showcase
7th June 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Students' Union Main Hall
Pole Fitness & Aerial Hoop Society Showcase Doors 4pm
Societies | Union Venue | Performance
Transmission
7th June 7pm - 11:30pm
The Packhorse
Introducing the biggest indie night on campus... Transmission. Brought to you by The Packhorse, expect the freshest independent releases and classic indie anthems.
Bars and Nightlife | Free | The Packhorse | Night | Transmission
Summer Blowout: Coachella Festival
8th June 10pm - 3am
Students' Union
It's the end of term and we're channelling our inner Coachella and transforming the Students' Union for this one-off special event.
Bars and Nightlife | Night | Union Venue
Holloway Live Presents: Crazy Diamond
9th June 8pm - 11pm
Students' Union
Holloway Live is back for term three, where we bring you the best local bands at the Students' Union! This event is open to everyone, not just students. This time, we're joined by Pink Floyd tribute act, Crazy Diamond!
Bars and Nightlife | Music and Film | Night | Holloway Live
Market Day
12th June 10am - 3pm
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