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Wed 26th September

Cafe Crawl Taster 1
1pm - 6pm
“Would you like an adventure now, or would like to have your tea first?” - J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
HackSoc Try-it Event
6:30pm - 8pm
The Hub, School of Computer Science
Join us for our try-it event where you get to meet the team, get a taste of what we do. Pizza and Drink is being provided by Tech Nottingham.
Introduction to Sci-Fi - SFFASoc
7pm - 10pm
B01 Law and Social Sciences Building
Come and try out the Science-Fiction side of the society. We're watching "Guardians of the Galaxy: A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking over the universe."

Thu 27th September

Freshers Pub Quiz
7pm - 10pm
Mooch Bar
All University of Nottingham students are welcome at the first Pub Quiz of the year! The event is £2 for non-members and £1 for members.
GameSoc Gaming Quiz
7pm - 10pm
B46 Trent Building
Come test your gaming knowledge, meet people and win prizes

Sun 30th September

Campus Treasure Trail
11am - 1pm
Meet on Portland steps
Find the campus' best nature spots and hunt for treasure
GameSoc Gaming Walk
1pm - 6pm
Nottingham
Let us show you the gaming locations in the city center
Ultimate - Mixed Taster Session 1
2pm - 4pm
Field behind Florence Boot Hall
Looking for a new, fun and inclusive sport to play at University? Want to make some lifelong friends? Keen to get fit and stay healthy? Sounds like Ultimate is for you! No experience required. Taster sessions are completely free, just turn up!

Mon 1st October

SB Run Try-it Session- beginners run
5:15am - 6:15am
Outside the Sutton Bonington sports centre
This will be the first beginners session of the year! We are doing a Couch to 5km programme so perfect for anyone just starting running or wanting to start up again.
GameSoc Handhelds at Mooch
6pm - 10pm
Casual fun, food, drinks, friends, socialising and a pinch of mario kart salt
Latin, Ballroom and Salsa Taster Session!
6pm - 8pm
Great Hall, Trent Building
Fancy a FREE boogie? The University of Nottingham Latin, Ballroom and Salsa Society is hosting its annual taster session! Come along to see what our casual classes are like, what our teams do and why you should become a part of LBSS!
A Cappella Society Taster
6:30pm - 8pm
TBC
A Cappella Society will be hosting a taster session for all UoN students interested in joining the society. You can to find out what the society is about, how it runs, and meet the committee and others interested in group singing (and beatboxing).
Introduction to Anime - SFFASoc
7pm - 10pm
A41 Sir Clive Granger Building
Come and try out the Anime side of the society. We're watching "A Silent Voice: a poignant and dramatic tale of regret, guilt and the chance for redemption, when a childhood bully and their victim reunite."
Alt-Freshers Punk Pizza
7:30pm - 10pm
The Tap 'n' Tumbler
Come one, come all, to this PIZZA AFFAIR!
Canoe Polo Taster Session
8:30pm - 10:30pm
David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool
Come along to the pool at David Ross to give Canoe Polo a try or show us your skills. All abilities are most welcome, you just need to bring some swimwear and a T-shirt.

Tue 2nd October

Ultimate - Women's Taster Session 1
5pm - 6:30pm
Jubilee Campus Sports Centre, 3G Pitch
Looking for a new, fun and inclusive sport to play at University? Want to make some lifelong friends? Keen to get fit and stay healthy? Sounds like Ultimate is for you! No experience required. Taster sessions are completely free, just turn up!
KettleSoc Tuesday Taster 1
6:30pm - 9:30pm
A45 in Sir Glive Granger Building
Prizes to be won!
Alt-Freshers Phlebas Bar Crawl
7pm - midnight
Bar Eleven
Bar crawl, starting at Mooch, and continuing through until we arrive (preferably alive and kicking) at Phlebas!
SignSoc Taster Session!
7pm - 8pm
A41, Clive Granger Building, University Park Campus
In this session we'll go through things like the alphabet, introducing yourselves and play a couple of sign games.
Snowports - Taster Racing and Lessons
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Stoke Ski centre
Looking to come on trip this year? Need to brush up those slope skills? Come along to the taster session for our lessons and racing this year at the home of slide, Stoke.
SB Food Soc Try It Event
7:45pm - 9:30pm
The Hive, Sutton Bonington
Come and join SB Food Soc at our try it event; The Great British Bake Off viewing! Cake will be provided, because who doesn't love cake! Great chance to meet new friends and to meet the committee. Hope to see you there!

Wed 3rd October

October Taster Sessions
3rd October midnight - 10th October midnight
On the 3rd, 6th, and 10th we will be hosting taster sessions. Please only pay for this if you have been told by a comittee member that there is space for you.
SB Run Try-it Session- intervals
1:30am - 2:30am
Outside the Sutton Bonington sports centre
Welcome to all abilities, our try it session will introduce you to the committee and give you an idea of what our sessions are like. We will do a simple interval session everyone can do so don't be worried if you haven't run before!
Taster Conservation Session
1:15pm - 3:30pm
Meet on Portland steps
Conservation & Nature Society's first conservation task of the year
Ultimate - Mixed Taster Session 2
2pm - 4pm
Field behind Florence Boot Hall
Looking for a new, fun and inclusive sport to play at University? Want to make some lifelong friends? Keen to get fit and stay healthy? Sounds like Ultimate is for you! No experience required. Taster sessions are completely free, just turn up!
Weekly Ice Skating Session
3pm - 4pm
National Ice Centre Nottingham
Come and join us for our weekly ice skating session held at the National Ice Centre. Members and non-members welcome!

Fri 5th October

Alt-Freshers PunkSoc Gig
7pm - midnight
Rough Trade Nottingham
Join us for the first PunkSoc gig of the year! Featuring Warm Copies, Modern Comforts, with Gunk headlining.
Canoe Polo Taster Session
9:30pm - 10:30pm
David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool
Come along to the pool at David Ross to give Canoe Polo a try or show us your skills. All abilities are most welcome, you just need to bring some swimwear and a T-shirt.

Sat 6th October

Kayak Campus Paddle Saturday
11am - 4pm
Highfields Boating Lake
Come and join the fun and games at our Campus paddle on Highfields Lake. No memberships are required so this is a great chance to have some fun and try out kayaking. Both Saturday and Sunday sessions include a BBQ with each ticket.
SB Extreme Ambling Try It - Welcome Walk
11:30am - 3:30pm
Outside Main Building, Sutton Bonington Campus
Come along to our first walk of the year! Your chance to get off campus and explore the local countryside.
GameSoc Plays ...
1pm - 7pm
Join us for a mix between a lets play, live stream and blind speedrun with a healthy amount of backseat gaming featuring Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment
Alt-Freshers Rock City Rock Soc Bar Crawl
7pm - midnight
Rock City Nottingham
PunkSoc and Rock Soc's joint Saturday night bar crawl to the famous Rock City club night!

Sun 7th October

Kayak Campus Paddle Sunday
11am - 4pm
Highfields Lake
Come and join the fun and games at our Campus paddle on Highfields Lake. No memberships are required so this is a great chance to have some fun and try out kayaking. Both Saturday and Sunday sessions include a BBQ with each ticket.
SB Run Try-it Session- Long run
11am - noon
Outside the Sutton Bonington sports centre
Who doesn't love a long Sunday morning run? Take a tour of the local Sutton Bonington countryside with an approx 5mile run with SB Run. The pace will be slow and social.

Mon 8th October

Canoe Polo Taster Session
8:30pm - 10:30pm
David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool
Come along to the pool at David Ross to give Canoe Polo a try or show us your skills. All abilities are most welcome, you just need to bring some swimwear and a T-shirt.

Tue 9th October

KettleSoc Tuesday Taster 2
6:30pm - 9:30pm
A45 in Sir Clive Granger Building
7 days without puns from KettleSoc makes one weak.

Wed 10th October

Cafe Crawl Taster 2
1pm - 6pm
Come and explore the best cafes in the ci-tea with us!

Fri 12th October

Canoe Polo Taster Session
9:30pm - 10:30pm
David Ross Sports Village Swimming Pool
Come along to the pool at David Ross to give Canoe Polo a try or show us your skills. All abilities are most welcome, you just need to bring some swimwear and a T-shirt.

Sun 14th October

Equestrian Engage Hack 2
11:45am - 3pm
Coloured Cob Equestrian
As part of the university's Engage project we will be hosting a beginners hack as our first Engage event of the year! This hack is perfect for beginners to try horse riding and get to see the beautiful Creswell Crags.
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Wed 26th September

Freshers Picnic
1pm - 3pm
Lawn outside of Physcology building
Come join us on the green outside of Psychology to meet fellow Blowsoc/Mussoc members including the Exec and Artistic Committees! There will be free food and drink!
Welcome Fair
1pm - 4pm
Sutton Bonington Sports Centre
This event allows you to take a look at all of the different societies available on Sutton Bonington Campus. SB Mixed Hockey will have a stall there where you can have a browse, chat to us about what we do and ask as many questions as you want!
HackSoc Try-it Event
6:30pm - 8pm
The Hub, School of Computer Science
Join us for our try-it event where you get to meet the team, get a taste of what we do. Pizza and Drink is being provided by Tech Nottingham.

Thu 27th September

Membership Sign up/renewal @ Derby Welcome Fair
1pm - 3pm
UNAD-tbc
Come to find out all about what Racquets Soc has to offer and what will be included in the membership. Speak to committee members about how you can get involved with the society and have fun!
Freshers meet and greet
6pm - 9pm
TBC
Eat pizza and make friends at our first social of the year!
Film Screening - Ready Player One
7pm - 9:30pm
Hallward Library Screening Room
Freshers Pub Quiz
7pm - 10pm
Mooch Bar
All University of Nottingham students are welcome at the first Pub Quiz of the year! The event is £2 for non-members and £1 for members.
GameSoc Gaming Quiz
7pm - 10pm
B46 Trent Building
Come test your gaming knowledge, meet people and win prizes
Open Mic Night
8pm - 10pm
The Baa, The Barn, Sutton Bonington Campus
This is the first Open Mic Night of the year! Come for a free, relaxed evening of musical performances by students, or show off your own skills on stage!

Sat 29th September

SB Netball Club 1st Squad Trials 2018-19
11am - 1pm
SB Sports Centre Sports Hall
Relaxed and casual trials for the SBNC 1st Squad, who play in the LTNL League on Saturday afternoons. Come along if you're looking to play high-level netball whilst you're here at SB.