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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

Welcome Fair
25th September midnight - 26th September midnight
David Ross Sports Village
Come meet BarSoc at the Welcome Fair and learn what we do and what we have lined up for the year!
Freshers Fair 2017/18
25th September 9am - 26th September 5pm
David Ross Sports Centre
Come support the Darts Society as we promote our group and try gather more members. We are aiming to be bigger and stronger than ever this year and the society needs all the help it can get to achieve this. Lets make this year then best one yet!
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
Get Involved Welcome Fair
25th September 10am - 26th September 5pm
David Ross Sports Village Stall K12
Come visit our stall on the 25th and 26th of September to know more about us and the things we do. Also, you can purchase membership to the society if you fee so inclined.
PunkSoc Welcome Stall
25th September 10am - 26th September 5pm
stall Q2 - David Ross Sports Village
Come check us out on our stall and have a chat to see what we're all about!!
Storming Heaven
5:30pm - 6pm
Portland Chapel
Spend some time before the Lord singing His praises, offering prayers and deepening your relationship with God.
SB Returners: Reloaded
8:30pm - 11:59pm
Baa Bar and Pryzm
***MONDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER*** ***200 TICKETS AVAILABLE*** Calling all returners! This is a night out in Nottingham not to be missed! Once you step off the bus, the first venue of the night is Baa Bar

Tue 26th September

Freshers Fair 2017/18
25th September 9am - 26th September 5pm
David Ross Sports Centre
Come support the Darts Society as we promote our group and try gather more members. We are aiming to be bigger and stronger than ever this year and the society needs all the help it can get to achieve this. Lets make this year then best one yet!
PunkSoc Welcome Stall
25th September 10am - 26th September 5pm
stall Q2 - David Ross Sports Village
Come check us out on our stall and have a chat to see what we're all about!!
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.
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

Labour Students Coffee Social
2:30pm - 4pm
Starbucks (Portland Building)
If you like your coffee beans roasted as much as Theresa May after Prime Minister's Questions, come along to this event at Starbucks (upstairs in Portland Building) to meet the committee and fellow members.
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!
Labour Students Meet and Greet
7pm - 10pm
Mooch
Join us in the campus bar Mooch to meet other Labour supporters, meet our committee and talk politics. This is our first social to start off a great year of socials, events and campaigning with Nottingham Labour Students!
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.

Fri 29th September

Lagos Nights
11pm - 4am
Curry Lounge, Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham, NG1 6LF
Join us as we celebrate the launch of 'Lagos Nights' Nottingham - The first Afrobeats/Nigerian rave of the year! Discounts for Nigerian Society members!

Sat 30th September

Sustainability Society Lunch at Alley Cafe
1pm - 2:30pm
Alley Cafe Bar, 1a Cannon Ct, Long Row, NG1 6JE Nottingham, United Kingdom
The sustainability Society will be having their first social of the year at the Alley Cafe Bar. Whether you are a fresher or a postgrad or anything inbetween, we'd love to meet you and discuss our exciting plans for the year ahead over a chilled vege
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!
SB Run Try-it Session- beginners run
2pm - 3pm
Outside the Sutton Bonington sports centre
Try out a beginners session with SB Run. Perfect for anyone who wants to start running or is new to the sport and is looking to improve.
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

Taster Session
7pm - 9pm
Mooch Bar
Leading from the freshers fair we are having a taster session for the students interested in joining for them to have drink, chuck a few arrows and meet the committee and re-joining members.
Bridge Club Try It session
7:30pm - 10pm
C20 Portland Building
The UoN Bridge Club welcomes bridge players of all experience levels. We have a friendly atmosphere so come along and see if bridge might be something for you!

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.
Harry Potter Craft Night: The Wand Chooses the Wizard...
7pm - 9pm
location tbc
Calling all wannabe-Olivanders: for the first of the weekly Harry Potter soc meetings, we will be making our very own wands!

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!
Uni v. Trent: Labour Bar Crawl
7pm - 10pm
Nottingham
In the red corner it's Nottingham Labour Students and in the red corner it's NTU Labour Society. Join us for this epic Labour showdown in Nottingham. Red t-shirts essential.

Wed 4th October

Ice Skating Taster Session
noon - 2:30pm
Natioal Ice Centre (Bolero Square, Nottingham NG1 1LA)
Come along to a fun Ice Skating Taster Session! Casual skating for all abilities from beginners to advanced skaters.
SB Run Try-it Session- intervals!
2pm - 3pm
Outside the Sutton Bonington sports centre
Try out an SB run training session, all abilities welcome!
Try It! NDU Taster Session
3pm - 5pm
Sir Clive Granger Building, Room A40
Join us for a taster of what debating in university is like!

Thu 5th October

Sub Aqua Try Dive!
8:20pm - 10:30pm
David Ross Sports Village - Pool
This try dive is the perfect opportunity to try out scuba diving in a fun and safe environment. No previous experience is necessary and all equipment is provided by the club, you only need to bring a swimming costume!

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!

Sun 8th October

Bridge Club Try It session
7:30am - 10pm
C20 Portland Building
The UoN Bridge Club welcomes bridge players of all experience levels. We have a friendly atmosphere so come along and see if bridge might be something for you!
Welcome Walk - Dovedale
9am - 5:30pm
Dovedale, Peak District
You've seen the university, you've seen Nottingham but now we want to introduce you to Dovedale, one of our favourite places in the Peak District! This tranquil valley is home to some unusual rock formations, deep caverns and even a ghost or two...

Wed 25th October

BioSoc Parenting Social
8:30pm - 11:59pm
Crisis, Nottingham
Meet your new not-so-biological parents on another BioSoc social! The plan is to meet in Squares at 8 o'clock for pre-drinks and fun and then move on to Crisis!
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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
PunkSoc Welcome Stall
25th September 10am - 26th September 5pm
stall Q2 - David Ross Sports Village
Come check us out on our stall and have a chat to see what we're all about!!
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

PunkSoc Welcome Stall
25th September 10am - 26th September 5pm
stall Q2 - David Ross Sports Village
Come check us out on our stall and have a chat to see what we're all about!!
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

Labour Students Coffee Social
2:30pm - 4pm
Starbucks (Portland Building)
If you like your coffee beans roasted as much as Theresa May after Prime Minister's Questions, come along to this event at Starbucks (upstairs in Portland Building) to meet the committee and fellow members.
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