2012 welcome guide presents the official
all the official night events
WARM UP EVENTS
MONDAY 17th SEPT.
THURSDAY 13th SEPT.
MAIN EVENT: PYJAMA PARTY
Preview Party (Commercial Music) At Escape, Frenchay, Free Entry, 9pm
FRIDAY 14th SEPT. White T-Shirt Party (Commercial Music) At RedBar, Frenchay, Free Entry, 9pm Glenside’s White T-Shirt Party, 7pm
SATURDAY 15 SEPT. th
MAIN EVENT: UWE WELCOME PARTY
Ft Made In Chelsea (Commercial Music)
Don the jarmies and slippers, and join the cast of Made in Chelsea for a ‘totes’ awesome night!
02 Academy, £6 Tickets, 9pm
ALSO ON... Dirtee Infusion Ft DJ Luck & MC Neat (Garage & Grime) At Bunker (City Centre), £5 Tickets, 9pm Etiquette Ft Distance (DnB & Dub-Step) At Basement 45 (City Centre), £6 Tickets, 9pm Bower Ashton presents their welcome party, ‘The Big Top’ (Circus theme) At Jongleurs (City Centre), £6Tickets, 9pm
There’s a party... and you’re well and truly welcome! A brilliant opportunity to show UWE who’s got the moves!
Frenchay, Free Entry, 9pm
ALSO ON.... St Matt’s Welcome Weekend, 7pm Glenside’s Welcome Weekend Party, 7pm
St Matt’s Lock and Key Party, 7pm Glenside’s Beach Party, 7pm
TUESDAY 18th SEPT. MAIN EVENT: WHERE’S WALLY VS SMURFS
SUNDAY 16th SEPT. MAIN EVENT: ENCORE Ft Greg James (Commercial Music)
Join us for the ultimate fancy dress extravaganza – whether you come as a Smurf or not... you won’t leave feeling blue!
At Syndicate (City Centre), £6 Tickets, 9pm Jungle party theme (Commercial Music)
At Bunker (City Centre), £5 Tickets, 9pm
Tuesday Lock In (Pop & Indie Anthems), At RedBar & Escape, Frenchay, £4 Tickets, 9pm
The city centre’s first major event – it’s not one to be missed!
ALSO ON... Sunday Chillout (Acoustic) At RedBar, Frenchay, Free Entry, 9pm St Matt’s Welcome Weekend, 7pm Glenside’s Toga Party, 7pm
St Matt’s Open Mic Night, 7pm Glenside’s Karaoke Night, 8pm
FOR THE LATEST INFO: www.facebook.com/uwefreshers www.uwesu.org/freshers www.twitter.com/UWE_Freshers
FRESHERS’ WEEK EVENT GUIDE WEDNESDAY 19th SEPT.
FRIDAY 21st SEPT.
MAIN EVENT: JAN CHA RA
MAIN EVENT: SEISMIC
Half Moon Beach Party (Commercial Music)
(Best Bass Mashup)
Generally a Thai tradition to celebrate the moon - expect all the latest dance and floor-filling tunes at Jan Cha Ra!
At RedBar, Frenchay, £5 Tickets, 9pm Cat Face: Boat Party (Alt Funky Throwdown) At Thekla (City Centre), £5 Tickets, 9pm Jongleurs Comedy Night At Jongleurs (City Centre), £6 Tickets, 7pm Bower Ashton’s Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr at Mr Wolfs (City Centre), Free Entry, 8pm St Matt’s Quiz Night, 7pm Glenside’s famous PJ pub crawl, £6 Tickets, 6pm
One of the most popular events during Freshers’ Week - it sees a tidal wave of students attending every year!
At Jongleurs (City Centre), £6 Tickets, 9pm
ALSO ON... One Fifty Fridays, at RedBar, Frenchay, £1.50 St Matt’s Casino Royale Night, 7pm Glenside’s £1.50 Friday, 7pm
SATURDAY 22nd SEPT.
THE EVENT: ALLSTARS
THURSDAY 20th SEPT. MAIN EVENT: URBZ N SPICE (Commercial, Dance & Urban)
Bristol’s biggest student event of the year and your main Freshers event! See overleaf for full details.
At Frenchay, £25 Tickets, 8pm Lethal Bizzle will be putting some ‘pow’ into a night of urban tunes and spicy grooves.
At 02 Academy (City Centre), £6 Tickets, 9pm
ALSO ON.... Gen-X (Rock Music) At RedBar, Frenchay, £4 Tickets, 9pm Bower Ashton’s £1.50 Thursday, 4pm St Matt’s Bristol Acoustic Night, 7pm Glenside’s Pub Quiz Night, £1pp, 7:30pm
LOCATIONS Check out overleaf for how to find your city centre venues. TICKETS
HOW TO BUY TICKETS Everything you need to know in a few pages
Ft Lethal Bizzle (Urban Night)
BRISTOL’S BIGGEST STUDENT EVENT OVER 3000 STUDENTS!
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INDOOR STAGES - CASINO - OXYGEN BAR - PHOTO BOOTHS COCKTAIL BAR - DRINKS OFFERS
ADVANCED TICKETS £25 UWESU.ORG/FRESHERS
UWE STUDENTS’ UNION PROUDLY PRESENTS
SATURDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER AT UWE FRENCHAY
CITY CENTRE VENUES
Throughout the year – including Freshers’ Week – many of our main events are held at a variety of Bristol’s unique and lively nightclubs in the City Centre to give you the ultimate Freshers experience possible! Eton & Jongleurs: Located on Baldwin Street, UWESU’s partner venue, Eton is home to the famous Jongleurs comedy club, as well as half price drinks for UWE students. Boasting a mouth-watering cocktail menu, this venue is ideal for winding-down or partying until the early hours!
Syndicate: Experience Syndicate – Bristol’s superclub on Tuesday 18th. From indie to house, hip-hop to festival rock, Syndicate is always sure to play something that’ll tickle your taste buds!
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Thekla: Have you ever partied on a stationary boat before? If not, Thekla’s eclectic vibe provides an experience like no other.
Basement 45: At the bottom of Park Street you’ll discover a venue that offers a quality underground music scene that’s diverse and atmospheric.
Hosting many of the best nights and the local bars to those living in the Student Village, RedBar and Escape, must not be missed during Freshers’ Week and beyond.
02 Academy: This centrally located venue is the place to be for live performances from popular bands and DJs and this year hosts two of our biggest events.
The Bunker: Situated in the heart of Clifton Triangle, this bustling underground nightclub is renowned for its assorted mix of music, cheap drinks and buzzing vibe.
GET YOURS BEFORE YOU ARRIVE Freshers’ night events will sell out! To guarantee you don’t miss out, buy your tickets online now at: www.uwesu.org/freshers DAY
Encore Jungle Party
Pyjama Party Ft Made In Chelsea
Etiquette Ft Distance
The Big Top
Where’s Wally vs Smurfs
Ft Greg James
Cat Face: Boat Party
Jongleurs Comedy Night
Jan Cha Ra Half Moon Beach Party
The Glenside PJ Pubcrawl*
Urbz N Spice
Ft Lethal Bizzle
Gen - X
The Allstars Party
Don’t miss Greg James at the Where’s Wally vs Smurfs Party at Syndicate on Tuesday.
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Kissy Sell Out & The View, two of last years acts at The Allstars Party
*Tickets for Glenside’s PJ Pubcrawl only available from Glenside SU
For full details on UWE Students’ Union events across all campuses visit www.uwesu.org/whatson COCKTAIL NIGHT:
YOUR REGULAR WEEKLY LINE-UP MONDAYS 241 cocktails all night from 8pm in Escape
TUESDAYS Starting in Escape from 5pm and then from In Escape from 5pm and then from in Red with DJ Ali. 10pm in 10pm Red with DJ Ali.
Great food deals at UWE’s home of live sport
OPEN MIC NIGHT:
Drinks offers: Carlsberg/Gaymers pintsmixer). £1.20. Drinks offers: Bottles from £1.20. Spirits from £1 (plus Spirits fromSoft £1 (plus Carlsberg/Gaymers pints £1.20. Drinksmixer). from £1 Bottles from £1.20. Soft Drinks from £1
Come down and have a sing song in Escape
SATURDAYS Come down and get that frog out of your throat and sing along in Escape
QUIZ & POOL NIGHT:
SUNDAYS Two contests, loads of prizes, from 8pm in Escape
Eton on Baldwin Street is UWESU’s partner in the city centre. Know your limits, for the facts go to: www.drinkaware.co.uk
£1.50 ENTRANCE: ALL DRINKS £1.50 WEEKLY THEMED NIGHTS
EVERY WEDNESDAY AT THE SYNDICATE!