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Semester One Trips See Facebook page or website for full itineraries & information. More trips will be added throughout the semester so keep checking for new activities!

September Wed 12th Sat 29th

Alton Towers, Depart 7:30am, return for 6:30pm. £40 pp Llandudno trip. Depart Preston 8am, return 7pm. £25 pp.

Sun 14th Fri 19th – Sun 21st Fri 26th

Beatrix Potter Tour and Lake Windermere guided walk Depart 9am return 5pm, £20pp Scotland weekend trip - Ben Nevis climb and sightseeing – departing Friday at 2pm return Sunday by 8pm. £95pp including 2 nights accommodation Pendle Witch Tour and Ghost Walk, 6 – 9.30pm, £10 per person. Take in the main sights of Pendle Witch county, guided by esteemed Lancastrian Simon Entwistle. The trip will also include a ghost walk through Clitheroe. £10 per person. Meet outside Essentials 6pm, return for 9:30pm

Sat 3rd

Holmforth Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting Depart Preston 9am, return 5pm, £20pp

Sat 1st

Liverpool trip boarding the Beatles Magical Mystery Tour, taking in the Albert Dock and getting ahead with Christmas shopping at the Liverpool One shopping centre. Depart 9am return 6pm, £30 per person.




Give it a Go is all about trying something new on a no commitment basis. Tickets for trips can be purchased online through the UCLan Factory website or from SU reception.

September - December 2012 Find us on Facebook - UCLan Give It A Go

For full information including prices & venues, please visit or the UCLan Give it a Go Facebook Page.

SPORT September Fri 14th

Sports and Societies Fair, 12-5pm

Mon 17th Women’s Football, 5.30 – 7.30pm Mixed Hockey, 7.30 – 10pm Women’s Rugby Union, 5.30 - 7pm Athletics (Track), 5.30 – 7pm Men’s Rugby Union, 7 – 9pm Handball, 5-6.30pm Karate, 7.30 – 9.30pm Tue 18th

Rugby League, 5.30 – 7pm Netball, 5-7pm, Tennis, 7-8pm Cheerleading, 8-10pm Dance (Jazz & Hiphop), 6-8pm

Wed 19th Dance (Bollywood & Breaking),12-2pm Volleyball, 6-7pm Men’s Basketball, 8-10pm Mountaineering Taster, 1:30pm Thur 20th Ju Jitsu, 6-8pm Fri 21st

Kendo in conjunction with the Japanese Society, Tbc

Fri 21st

Women’s Basketball, 5-7pm Fencing , 5-7pm Badminton, 4-5pm

Sat 22nd Squash, 12 – 2pm Sun 23rd Ultimate Frisbee, 11 – 12 noon Mon 24th Trampolining Taster 8.30-10pm Tue 25th Cheerleading Taster 2, 8-10pm


Wed 17th Equestrian Taster, Meet in Harrington Car Park 12:30pm Sat 20th Self Defence Class 1 in conjunctionwith Kung Fu, 12-2pm Sun 28th Preston Marathon, Half Marathon or mini-Marathon from 9am


November Sat 3rd

Holmforth Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting, 9am - 5pm

December Sat 1st

Liverpool trip including Beatles Magical Mystery Tour, 9am – 6pm

November Tue 6th

Guided ramble, 10-12 noon

CULTURAL & CREATIVE ARTS September Sat 29th Preston Gay PRIDE 2012. 12-5pm


Wed 10th World Mental Health Day, 10am – 4pm

EVENING September

Sat 17th Self Defence Class 2 in conjunction with Kung Fu, 12-2pm

Sun 21st

Tue 18th Poker Tournament, 6:30pm Mon 24th The Picture Treasure Hunt, 7pm

Wed 24th Wild @ Art - 1-3pm Open Mic Night, in conjunction with Afro Caribbean Society



TRIPS September

Wed 12th Alton Towers trip. 7:30am - 6:30pm

Fri 14th LGBT Freshers’ Night Out, Meet Outside Essentials 6pm

Mon 8th Friday 12th - UCLan’s Annual One in Four Film Festival, 6pm

Sat 22nd Trip to Blackpool Dungeons with Thur 11th Cocktail Making Masterclass (Glovers), 7-9pm Archaeology Society, 10:30am Sat 29th Llandudno trip, 8am - 7pm


Wed 10th Museum of Lancashire and Brockholes Nature Reserve, 12 - 4pm Sun 14th Beatrix Potter Tour and Lake Windermere guided walk, 9am - 5pm

Thur 27th Karate Taster 2, 8-10pm Sun 30th

Sun 21st

5K, 10K, Fun Run Road Races Preston Markets. 9am – 2pm Scrapheap Challenge: Build a Boat, 1pm

Pendle Witch Tour and Ghost Walk, 6 - 9.30pm

Mon 12th Splash! In conjunction with Canoe & Kayak Club, Meet at Essentials 8pm

Wed 17th Trip to Chill Factore in conjunction with Snowsports club, 3-8pm

Wed 26th Kung Fu, 6.30 – 9pm

Fri 26th

Scotland weekend trip including climb up Ben Nevis climb. Departing Friday at 2pm return Sunday by 8pm


Sun 16th Hay Making 1-3pm Wed 19th Kayak and BBQ 12 noon Sat 22nd Bug Boxes Making 1-3pm


Tue 2nd Guided Ramble. 10 – 12 noon. Sat 6th

Autumn Apple Harvest, Grange Park, 10am – 1pm

Sat 13th River Rambling in conjunction with the Pagan Society. 11am – 4pm Sat 27th Bulb Planting, 1-3pm

The British Commerical Vehicle Museum, Leyland – Autumn Model Transport Show, £6.50pp entry plus VAT and minibus

Wed 7th Photography workshop with Cotton Studios, 10am – 2pm Sat 17th Preston’s Celebrity Christmas Lights Switch On, 3:30-5pm


Sat 15th DIY Christmas Decorations, 1-3pm

Give It A Go 2012/13 Semester 1  
Give It A Go 2012/13 Semester 1  

Give It A Go 2012/13 Semester 1