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Sat 23rd September

International Welcome Walk
3pm - 5pm
University Park Campus and Wollaton Park
Welcome to Nottingham! Join us as we take a stroll around Wollaton Park, situated next to the University Campus. This will be a great opportunity to get to know your local area and meet some new people on the way.

Sun 24th September

Mass
11am - 12:30pm
Trent Great Hall
Join the Catholic society and the Catholic community for Sunday Mass in the Trent Building great Hall.
Snooker & Pool International Taster Session
1pm - 6pm
Riley's Sports Bar, Nottingham City Centre
Buy a drink, get a table! All abilities are welcome to our free pool session at Riley’s Sports Bar. English and American pool tables are available, provided you buy a drink on entry. Meet us at Portland steps at 12:30 or make your own way there

Mon 25th September

Freshers Fair Days
25th September 10am - 26th September 5pm
Stall K3, University Park
Come and find our stall at the Freshers Fair Event on the 25th & 26th September! Come for a chance to enter our raffle draw
Storming Heaven
5:30pm - 6pm
Portland Chapel
Spend some time before the Lord singing His praises, offering prayers and deepening your relationship with God.

Tue 26th September

Meet and Greet Tuesday
7pm - 10pm
Trent Building [room tbc]
Come along and meet us! We will be hosting an evening with a plethora of social board and card games to choose from. This is a super casual event, if you feel like meeting new people and playing some cool games, we'd love to see you.
Games night
7:30pm - 9pm
Stanford Common Room - SB Campus
Freshers got you flattened? Not a fan of the night-life? Then the CU are holding a games night, with a range of games from board to box (Xbox) in Stanford Common room for everyone!

Wed 27th September

Snooker & Pool Taster Session
6pm - 11:50pm
Riley's Sports Bar, Nottingham City Centre
Buy a drink, get a table! All abilities are welcome to our free pool session at Riley’s Sports Bar. English and American pool tables are available, provided you buy a drink on entry. Meet us at Portland steps at 17:30 or make your own way there
Film Screening! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
7pm - 10pm
location tbc
Needing a chill night? Then come and join the Quidditch and Harry Potter Society for a screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. All welcome, location tbc

Thu 28th September

Try It! - Charleston
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Performing arts studio, Trent
Want to learn Charleston? At our free taster class, you'll see what it's all about and learn the basic steps. You don't need to bring a partner, any previous dance experience, or special shoes - just some comfortable flat shoes and some enthusiasm!
Meet and Greet Thursday
7pm - 10pm
Trent Building [room tbc]
Come along and meet us! We will be hosting an evening with a plethora of social board and card games to choose from. This is a super casual event, if you feel like meeting new people and playing some cool games, we'd love to see you.

Sat 30th September

Quidditch Try-It Session
1:30pm - 4:30pm
The Downs,University Park
Want to try one of the fastest growing sports in the UK? Full-contact, mixed gender, fast-paced and emphatically not just for nerds, quidditch is constantly evolving and a lot of fun. Come along to our try-it session and watch or try it for yourself!
Harry Potter Sorting Ceremony!
7pm - 10pm
location tbc
Take your seat on the stool in the Great Hall, and experience the University of Nottingham's Quidditch and Harry Potter Society's very own Sorting Ceremony! Will you be Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin? Come along and find out!

Sun 1st October

Freshers Film-night - SB campus
8pm - 11pm
Baa Bar - SB Campus
With Freshers coming to an end, the CU are holding a Final Freshers Film-night for everyone to enjoy one final night of chilling before lectures start on Monday. You've partied hard now come and recover with a free film and sweets!

Mon 2nd October

Independence Day Meet and Greet
6pm - 9pm
The Studio, Portland Building
Free event + Lots to eat and drink. Come and learn more about the society + Games/Lots to win. Dress code: Touch of Green & White.
Try It! - Lindy Hop
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Performing arts studio, Trent
Want to learn Lindy Hop? At our free taster class, you'll see what it's all about and learn the basic steps. You don't need to bring a partner, any previous dance experience, or special shoes - just comfortable flat shoes and enthusiasm!

Tue 3rd October

Introduction to the Pro Bono Society
6:30pm - 7:30pm
B62
Are you starting at UoN this September, or are a current student looking to start a new society? This talk is for you! This is a short presentation about the Pro Bono Society, its projects and how you can be involved.
Oasis- Pizza and Prayer
6:30pm - 9pm
Newman House, 10 Broadgate, Beeston, NG9 2HF
Join the Catholic Society at the Catholic chaplaincy house for a night of prayer and pizza!

Thu 5th October

SB Players Taster Session & Welcome Social 2
6:30pm - 9pm
Stanford Common Room
Interested in theatre or performance? Come along and see what SB Players are all about! If nothing else, come for free food and a chitchat!

Fri 6th October

Songwriting Society 'Try It' Session!
7pm - 9pm
Djanogly Recital Hall, Music Department (Meet in foyer)
We are a musical society at the University of Nottingham for all musicians and singers regardless of experience. This is a chance for anyone who's interested to come and see what sort of things we do as a society... we'd love to meet you!

Sat 7th October

LGBT+ Quidditch Try-it Session
1:30pm - 4:30pm
The Downs, University Park
Come and try the UK's most inclusive and fastest growing sport in this try-it session aimed at those in the LGBTQ+ community (though everyone is welcome)! Full-contact, mixed gender and a lot of fun, come and see what quidditch is all about.
The BioSoc Scavengers
2pm - 4:30pm
Meeting outside Nottingham Town Hall, Old Market Square
Join the BioSoc Scavengers in an adventure around Nottingham City Center with the change to win some fantastic prizes!

Mon 9th October

AGM
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LASS A1
Come along to learn more about BarSoc, what we have planned for the upcoming year, and help us elect our new Advocacy Coordinator!
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Sat 23rd September

MexSoc goes cycling
noon - 3pm
Meeting point. Main entrance Portland building, UP.
Join us for a fun bike ride in Nottingham, two routes available!
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Sun 24th September

Mass
11am - 12:30pm
Trent Great Hall
Join the Catholic society and the Catholic community for Sunday Mass in the Trent Building great Hall.
Snooker & Pool International Taster Session
1pm - 6pm
Riley's Sports Bar, Nottingham City Centre
Buy a drink, get a table! All abilities are welcome to our free pool session at Riley’s Sports Bar. English and American pool tables are available, provided you buy a drink on entry. Meet us at Portland steps at 12:30 or make your own way there

Mon 25th September

Freshers Fair Days
25th September 10am - 26th September 5pm
Stall K3, University Park
Come and find our stall at the Freshers Fair Event on the 25th & 26th September! Come for a chance to enter our raffle draw
Storming Heaven
5:30pm - 6pm
Portland Chapel
Spend some time before the Lord singing His praises, offering prayers and deepening your relationship with God.

Tue 26th September

The Silver Screen Welcome Event
5pm - 10pm
Hallward Library Screening Room
Meet and Greet Tuesday
7pm - 10pm
Trent Building [room tbc]
Come along and meet us! We will be hosting an evening with a plethora of social board and card games to choose from. This is a super casual event, if you feel like meeting new people and playing some cool games, we'd love to see you.

Wed 27th September

Snooker & Pool Taster Session
6pm - 11:50pm
Riley's Sports Bar, Nottingham City Centre
Buy a drink, get a table! All abilities are welcome to our free pool session at Riley’s Sports Bar. English and American pool tables are available, provided you buy a drink on entry. Meet us at Portland steps at 17:30 or make your own way there
Film Screening! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
7pm - 10pm
location tbc
Needing a chill night? Then come and join the Quidditch and Harry Potter Society for a screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. All welcome, location tbc

Thu 28th September

Try It! NDU Show Debate
3pm - 5pm
The Trent Building, Room LG9
Come and watch the annual NDU freshers show debate! This year's motion: "This house believes that reality TV has harmed society" You will have the opportunity to see what debating is all about and chat to some experienced debaters!