Events in February

Tue 25th February

*Global Week* Kizomba Dance Class
10am - 11am
Room 2.07
Try something new this week and head to this very special session. Take on the African dance style Kizomba...
Pancake Day at NUL
noon - 2pm
4th Floor, NUL Campus
Join us at our Pancake Day celebrations! Try out some of the Britain's favourite toppings...
Public Speaking Skills
noon - 1:30pm
History Room (Level 1 NUSU)
On 25 February at noon, brush up your public speaking skills at this free training session.
ncl+ Award Workshop 2
2pm - 3pm
Room 2.07
Did you sign up for the ncl+ Award last year and complete Workshop 1? Find out more about the first Workshop 2 session here...
Pancake Day!
4:30pm - 6pm
Daniel Wood Room, 1st Floor, NUSU
Give It A Go and join us for national Pancake Day!
Indie Soc Pancake Day Social & Gig Night!
5pm - 10:30pm
Creams, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Indie Society are heading to Creams for some pancakes to celebrate Pancake Day! Afterwards, we're co-hosting our fourth gig night at Riverside near the Quayside where we're seeing three bands! This social is open to everyone (not just members)
Couch to 5k
6pm - 7pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Looking to move a little more? Our running mentors will be on hand to take you through the NHS Couch to 5k.
Travelling Queer People‘ History Show
6:30pm - 9pm
B.32 Barbra Strang
Bird la Bird’s Travelling Queer People’s History Show is a spoof lecture which takes a DIY punk approach to history. This is epic queer history for the Netflix generation squashing a boxset worth of true queer stories into a show.
Watch Ice Hockey
10:30pm - 2:30am
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Opportunity to watch Team Newcastle's Wildcat's (A) take on Sheffield Bears.

Wed 26th February

LinkedIn Workshop with the Leadership Society
2pm - 3:15pm
Armstrong Building 2.09
Give it a Go and join the Leadership Society at their FREE LinkedIn workshop!
Rounders - 26/02/20
2pm - 3:30pm
Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Give It A Go and join the fantastic Rounders Society for a fun session!
Tyne Theatre & Opera House private tour
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Tyneside Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle
Give It A Go and join us on a private tour of the historic Tyneside Theatre & Opera House and take a look behind the scenes at this iconic venue!
*Global Week* Language Workshops & Chinese Painting
4pm - 5pm
Room 4.02
Learn the basics of a new language as your classmates take on the role of teacher!
Watch Your Head: Yoga
5pm - 6:30pm
History Room, NUSU
Watch Your Head Wellbeing Workshops
Persian Meal 2 - ONLY £6!
7pm - 10pm
£6 instead of £12 Meal! 2 Starters, a Main, Drink and tea to round the night off! Doesn't get better than that...

Thu 27th February

*Global Week* Quiz & Human Bingo
4pm - 5pm
Room 4.07
Bring Global Week celebrations to a close and show us your competitive side at this exciting event!
LGBT+ Homelessness Talk (Proud2Be)
6pm - 7:30pm
B.32 Barbra Strang
In aid of Proud2Be, we will be hosting a talk raising awareness and discussion about the issue of homelessness for vulnerable LGBT+ people in the UK. Come along, get involved with our talk and help build awareness on this issue.

Fri 28th February

RAG Ball 2020
28th February midnight - 29th February midnight
Grand Hotel Gosforth Park
After all your hard work during RAG Week, don’t you think it’s time to celebrate? Well the RAG Ball 2020 is here!
Proud 2 Be (LGBTQ+ Week)
4:59pm - 5pm
NUSU
BroFest #6
28th February 5pm - 29th February 11pm
Venue, NUSU
BroFest #6 is coming to Newcastle University Students' Union over two crazy days next February!
Taster Session 2: Filipino 101
6pm - 8pm
Lipman Building, Northumbria Uni, Lecture Theatre 0026
Come join us for our second taster session of the semster, Filipino 101! Learn/improve your tagalog and learn something new about the Philippines while eating turon, lumpia, and more. Everyone is welcome so feel free to bring your friends along too!
Newcastle Eagles V Surrey Scorchers
7:30pm - 9pm
Eagles Community Arena, NE4 7AF
Give It A Go and watch the Newcastle Eagles basketball live!

Sat 29th February

RAG Ball 2020
28th February midnight - 29th February midnight
Grand Hotel Gosforth Park
After all your hard work during RAG Week, don’t you think it’s time to celebrate? Well the RAG Ball 2020 is here!
Caving Club - Yorkshire Dales Day Trip
8am - 9pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Join us to experience the beautiful Yorkshire Dales in a unique way, whereby you'll explore a small part of the extensive caving system.
Durham and Cathedral tour
9:30am - 5pm
Durham
Give It A Go and join us for a day trip to Durham and a private guided tour of the historic Cathedral!
Entry Level Squash
9:40am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre (Squash Courts)
Introductory squash sessions, perfect for those that are new to the game. These coach led sessions are open to all abilities.
Dodgeball!
3pm - 5pm
Newcastle University Sports Centre
Give It A Go and dodge, duck, dip, dive and .....dodge in a fun sessions with the Newcastle University Dodgeball Club!

Sun 1st March

Kielder Water Walks
10am - 5pm
Kielder. Northumberland
Give It A Go and join us for a days walking in beautiful Kielder, Northumberland.
Watch Ice Hockey - A's Take on Northumbria Uni
11:10pm - 2:30am
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance (Opposite Northern Stage)
Derby Clash! Opportunity to watch Team Newcastle's Wildcat's (A) take on Northumbria Uni

Mon 2nd March

Watch Ice Hockey - A's Take on Northumbria Uni
11:10pm - 2:30am
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance (Opposite Northern Stage)
Derby Clash! Opportunity to watch Team Newcastle's Wildcat's (A) take on Northumbria Uni
Langar on Campus (Free Indian Food)
2pm - 3pm
Outside NUSU

Tue 3rd March

Black and White Friars - guided history tour of Newcastle's Castle & surrounding area!
5:15pm - 7pm
Newcastle Castle, City Centre
Give It A Go and join us on a private guided tour on a journey through time at Newcastle's Castle and surrounding area!
Couch to 5k
6pm - 7pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Looking to move a little more? Our running mentors will be on hand to take you through the NHS Couch to 5k.

Wed 4th March

Orchard Pruning
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Cockle Park
Lola Jeans Food Social - 04/03/20
2pm - 3:30pm
Lola Jeans, 1-3 Market St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6JE
Give It A Go and join us for delicious award winning burgers in the heart of Newcastle!
Practical Chinese Taster Workshop
2pm - 4pm
Language Resource Centre, Newcastle University City Campus
Give It A Go and join us at the Language Resource Centre to learn how to write Mandarin - one of the most fascinating languages in the world!
Bhangra Dance Workshop (This HAS to Happen)
6pm - 8pm
Northumbria University Student's Union - Domain

Thu 5th March

University Mental Health Day
11:30am - 2:30pm
4th Floor Social Space
Join fellow students, staff and a professional Mental Health worker for refreshments and a chat!
Dog & Scone Cafe - 05/03/20
12:30pm - 2pm
Dog and Scone Cafe, 22 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UE
Give It A Go and join us for a unique experience where you not only get a hot drink but a play and a cuddle with the cutest dogs in Newcastle!
Microvolunteering
1pm - 3pm
Daniel Wood Room, NUSU (TBC)
come and spend 15 minutes doing something nice
Lush Bathbomb Making - 05/03/20
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Lush, Eldon Square, Newcastle
Give It A Go and make your very own bath bomb at Lush!
This Girl Can - International Women's Day Celebration
5:30pm - 8pm
Exhibition Park
Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day at Active Newcastle's very popular UV themed event with our optional 1 mile or 5k “do it your way” celebration.
Here to Discuss (This HAS to Happen)
6pm - 7pm
Planning Room, NUSU
RAG does Strictly Come Dancing!
7pm - 11pm
Venue, NUSU
Want to see the stars (including our very own Activities Officer & AU Officer)? Come on down to the Venue to see some of the best dancers at Newcastle University take the stage.

Fri 6th March

Bollywood Dance Class - 06/03/20
7pm - 8:30pm
Barbara Strang Teaching Centre 1.48 (BSTC.1.48)
Give It A Go and join the Hindu and Sikh Society for a fun Bollywood Dance Class!
Newcastle Eagles V Worcester Wolves
7:30pm - 9pm
Eagles Community Arena, NE4 7AF
Give it A Go and watch Newcastle Eagles basketball live!
Spring Ball with FILM-SOC & Comedy Society
7:30pm - 11:59pm
FILM-SOC and Com-Soc have come together to host a Spring Ball on the 6th of March at 19:30 at the beautiful Vermont Hotel!
The Talented Mr Ripley - Northern Stage Tickets
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Northern Stage, Newcastle University City Campus
Give It A Go and purchase discounted tickets for the production of The Talented Mr Ripley at Northern Stage!

Sat 7th March

Entry Level Squash
9:40am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre (Squash Courts)
Introductory squash sessions, perfect for those that are new to the game. These coach led sessions are open to all abilities.
Trips to the Temples (This HAS to Happen)
11am - 2pm
Meet outside the Students' Union
Beginners Surf Session
11:30am - 3pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Always enjoyed the thought of going surfing? Well now's your opportunity with heavily discounted lessons. Limited spaces
Gig Night #5: Motel Carnation
7pm - 10pm
Think Tank, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Indie Soc are hosting their fifth gig night at Think Tank (near the Life Centre) and we'll be seeing Newcastle's Motel Carnation! Meet inside the Dog & Parrot (opposite the train station) at 6:30pm!

Sun 8th March

Simonside Hills Hike
9am - 6pm
Simonside Hills, Northumberland
Give It A Go and join us on a guided hike in beautiful Northumberland!

Mon 9th March

Cookery Masterclass with Food Nation - 09/03/20
6pm - 8pm
Venue, NUSU
Give It A Go and join us for a cookery masterclass with Food Nation!
Cooking Class: Plant-based Buddha Bowl Masterclass
6pm - 8pm
Venue Level 2
Learn all the classic rules for brilliant Buddha Bowls including homemade kimchi, homemade teriyaki sauce and learn to cook some plant-based foods like tofu, tempeh and seitan.

Tue 10th March

Victoria Tunnel Tour - 10/03/20
12:45pm - 3pm
Victoria Tunnel, Ouseburn
Give it a Go and discover Newcastle's underground hidden tunnels!
15s
3pm - 4pm
MLK Room, 1st Floor, NUSU
Come join us for a fun filled, no fussed baking session and make your own 15s!
Couch to 5k
6pm - 7pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Looking to move a little more? Our running mentors will be on hand to take you through the NHS Couch to 5k.
Dave Chawner: Mental Health Comedy Night!
7pm - 10pm
The Dun Cow, Jesmond, NE2 4RS
Award-winning comedian Dave Chawner joins us for a night of comedy looking into mental health issues in modern society. Come to the event to see Dave take a sensitive, funny and thought-provoking look at mental health, eating disorders, and identity.

Wed 11th March

Sexual and Reproductive Health Screening
1pm - 3pm
Room 5.20
The NHS will be on campus providing full STI screening for NUL students!
Top of the Monument Tour 11/03/20 - 1pm
1pm - 1:30pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go and join us to the top of Grey's Monument on a private tour!
Top of the Monument Tour 11/03/20 - 1:30pm
1:30pm - 2pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Top of the Monument Tour 11/03/20 - 2pm
2pm - 2:30pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go and join us on a private tour of the iconic Grey's Monument!
Top of the Monument Tour 11/03/20 - 2:30pm
2:30pm - 3pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go and join us on a private guided tour right to the top of the iconic Grey's Monument!
Top of the Monument Tour 11/03/20 - 3pm
3pm - 3:30pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go and join us on a private guided tour right to the top of the iconic Grey's Monument!
Wellbeing Workshops
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Percy Building (PERB.G.09)
A one hour workshop aimed to break negative cycles and addressing the importance of self-compassion.
GIAG Archery
4:45pm - 8:30pm
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance (Opposite Northern Stage)
Come test your aim with Newcastle Universities very own Archery Club, limited spaces available.
Watch Your Head: Yoga
5pm - 6:30pm
History Room, NUSU
Watch Your Head Wellbeing Workshops
Karate Taster Session
8pm - 10pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Studio Two
Want to develop confidence, fitness and discipline in a friendly environment? Newcastle University Karate Club are offering a free opportunity to give Karate a go!

Thu 12th March

The Full Monty - Tyne Theatre & Opera House tickets
7pm - 9:30pm
Tyne Theatre and Opera House 117 Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG
Give it a Go and get your hands on discounted tickets for the theatre hit The Full Monty!

Fri 13th March

British Museum Tour
3pm - 5pm
British Museum
Explore the Wonders of the World in our British Museum Tour, the first public national museum in the planet.

Sat 14th March

Viking themed tour of Lindisfarne and Bamburgh - Lundgren Tours
9:15am - 6:15pm
Lindisfarne and Bamburgh, Northumberland
Give It A Go and take a trip back in time to Viking Northumberland with the fantastic Lundgren Tours!
Entry Level Squash
9:40am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre (Squash Courts)
Introductory squash sessions, perfect for those that are new to the game. These coach led sessions are open to all abilities.
Beginners Surf Session
11:30am - 3pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Always enjoyed the thought of going surfing? Well now's your opportunity with heavily discounted lessons. Limited spaces

Sun 15th March

Surf lesson
noon - 4pm
Tynemouth
Give it a Go and join us for a surf lesson - suitable for all abilities!
Holi Festival Event
2pm - 4pm
Longbenton Sports Ground

Mon 16th March

Climate Action Week
16th March 9am - 22nd March 8pm

Tue 17th March

St Paddy's Day 2020
noon - 11pm
Venue, NUSU
St. Paddy's Day returns.... Full info coming soon
Lush Bathbomb Making - 17/03/20
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Lush Store, Eldon Square
Give it a Go and join us at Lush to make your very own bathbomb!

Wed 18th March

Silver Ring Making Jewellery Workshop - 18/03/20
1:30pm - 4pm
The Glamorous Owl, 2 Old George Yd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EZ
Give it a Go and make your own unique silver ring at the jewellery making workshop!
Space Golf
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Mr Mulligans, 117 Newgate St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RZ
Give it a Go and join us for an evening of crazy golf that is out of this world!

Thu 19th March

Easter Crafts
3pm - 4pm
Kate Adie, first floor NUSU
Come along and join us at our Easter crafts session!

Fri 20th March

GIAG Volleyball
4pm - 5pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Introductory Volleyball Session - come along and have a go, this social and fun session is open to all students.
Bollywood Dance Class - 20/03/20
7pm - 8:30pm
Barbara Strang Teaching Centre 1.48 (BSTC.1.48)
Give It A Go and join the Hindu and Sikh Society for a fun Bollywood Dance Class!
Newcastle Eagles V London City Royals basketball tickets
7:30pm - 9pm
Eagles Community Arena, NE4 7AF
Give It A Go and watch the Newcastle Eagles basketball team live!

Sat 21st March

Game of Thrones themed Tour of Hadrian's Wall with Lundgren Tours - 21/03/20
9:45am - 5:45pm
Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Give It A Go and join Lundgren Tours on a journey through time as your learn the history of Hadrian's Wall and the relevance to the hit series!
Beginners Surf Session
11:30am - 3pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Always enjoyed the thought of going surfing? Well now's your opportunity with heavily discounted lessons. Limited spaces
NUAXC Cowbell Town Moor 5km Road Race
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Newcastle Town Moor
5km Road Race on the Town Moor
4th Cowbell Road Race
1pm - 2pm
Newcastle Town Moor
Give it a Go and join the Newcastle University Athletics and Cross Country Club for the 4th Cowbell Road Race Event!
Rockstock Festival 2020
2pm - 11pm
Venue, NUSU
The North-East’s original Charity Music Festival since 2012. Twister // The Yada Yada Yadas // Dayshifter // Holding Out // Kilonova // Edenthorn // Kahuna // Blood Like Honey // Saint Ruby ?? £12 ADV // £15 OTD
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