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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!

Fri 28th February

Women's Only Surf (Beginners)
1pm - 4:30pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Women only surf lesson aimed at absolute beginners! Aimed at those that have always loved the idea of trying to surf but perhaps not known where or how.
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

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!
GIAG Badminton
7pm - 9pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Give it a Go are hosting an additional badminton session, all abilities welcome and no sports centre membership needed.

Sun 1st March

Mixed Basketball (Free)
9am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Teams and fixtures organised on the day and all abilities welcome. This is open to everyone to get involved in.
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

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

Top of the Monument - 04/03/20 1pm
1pm - 1:30pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger Street, NE1 5AF
Give it a Go right to the top of Grey's Monument!
Top of the Monument - 04/03/20 1:30pm
1:30pm - 2pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger Street, NE1 5AF
Give it a Go right to the top of the iconic Grey's Monument!
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!
Top of the Monument - 04/03/20 2pm
2pm - 2:30pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger Street, NE1 5AF
Give it a Go right to the top of the iconic Grey's Monument!
Military Fitness Class - Commando Box
2:10pm - 3:30pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
This is fitness Commando Box Style! We've combined military and boxing fitness techniques to offer one of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to get fit.

Thu 5th March

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!
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!

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!
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.
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

Mixed Basketball (Free)
9am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Teams and fixtures organised on the day and all abilities welcome. This is open to everyone to get involved in.
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.

Wed 11th March

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.
Karate Taster Session
8pm - 10pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Studio One
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!

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

Mixed Basketball (Free)
9am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Teams and fixtures organised on the day and all abilities welcome. This is open to everyone to get involved in.
Surf lesson
noon - 4pm
Tynemouth
Give it a Go and join us for a surf lesson - suitable for all abilities!

Tue 17th March

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!
Military Fitness Class - Commando Box
2:10pm - 3:30pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
This is fitness Commando Box Style! We've combined military and boxing fitness techniques to offer one of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to get fit.
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 Kwik Cricket (Indoor)
3:50pm - 5pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Remember Kwik Cricket at School? Well its back but indoors. Mixed teams, everyone gets involved, roll back the years with a social hit.
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!

Wed 25th March

Karate Taster Session
8pm - 10pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Studio One
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!Go

Fri 27th March

Newcastle Eagles V Bristol Flyers basketball tickets
7:30pm - 9pm
Eagles Community Arena, NE4 7AF
Give It A Go and watch Newcastle Eagles live in their brand new arena!

Sat 28th March

The re-opening of Hogwarts tour with Lundgren Tours
9:15am - 6:15pm
Alnwick Castle, Northumberland
Give it a Go and join the fantastic Lundgren Tours on the first trip to Hogwarts (Alnwick Castle) this year!

Wed 29th April

Fish and Chips Road Ride
2pm - 5pm
Tynemouth
Give it a Go and join the Cycling Club for a road ride to the beach and reward yourself with fish and chips at the seaside!
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