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Wed 23rd October

Learn to Skate - Ice Hockey
11:45am - 2pm
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance
A wonderful way to introduce yourself to the fundamentals of Ice Skating
Top of the Monument Tour - 1pm
1pm - 2pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go right to the top of the Monument for a view across Newcastle City Centre!
Gymnastics
1:15pm - 4pm
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance
Relaxed and friendly taster session for people of all abilities. We'd love to welcome you along to see what we do.
Top of the Monument Tour - 1:30pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go right to the top of the Monument for the perfect view over Newcastle City Centre!
Rounders
1:45pm - 3:30pm
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance
Open session for everyone to enjoy. Catering for total beginners to those who have played for years.
Top of the Monument Tour - 2pm
2pm - 3pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go right to the top of the Monument for the perfect views of Newcastle City Centre!
Top of the Monument Tour - 2:30pm
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go to the top of the Monument for the best views of Newcastle City Centre!
Top of the Monument Tour - 3pm
3pm - 4pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go to the top of the Monument for the best views of Newcastle City Centre!
Top of the Monument Tour - 3:30pm
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go to the top of the Monument for the best views of Newcastle City Centre!
Leadership Society's Taster Gathering Event
6pm - 7pm
Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Room B.29
Give It A Go and

Thu 24th October

Lush Bathbomb Making - 24/10/19
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Lush, Eldon Square, Newcastle
Give It A Go and make your very own Lush Bathbomb!

Fri 25th October

Indoor Cricket (Kwik Cricket)
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.
Cocktail Making Masterclass
5pm - 8pm
Revolución de Cuba Newcastle
Give It A Go and make your own mojito at the Cocktail Making Class hosted by the wonderful Media & Culture Society!
Men's Futsal
5pm - 6pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Fast paced, skillful small sided game. Got what it takes?
Women's Futsal
6pm - 7pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Fancy taking on a new Challenge? Indoors + small space = Creativity

Sat 26th October

Alnwick Castle and Gardens
9am - 5pm
Alnwick, Northumberland
Give It A Go and visit the historic Alnwick Castle and beautiful gardens with two trips in one!
Entry Level Squash
9:35am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre
Entry Level/Introductory squash sessions, delivered by a qualified coach.
GIAG Badminton
7pm - 9pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Women's Social Football
7pm - 9pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre
Whether you have previous experience, been out of the game for a while or you are just wanting to learn the game Sunday social football is perfect.

Sun 27th October

Mixed Basketball
9am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre
FREE court time for the whole of term? With no fee's, simply book at enjoy
Whitley Bay trip - October
10am - 4pm
Whitley Bay
Give It A Go and experience wonderful Whitey Bay!
NUFC v Wolves tickets
2pm - 4pm
St James' Park, Newcastle
Give It A Go and experience Newcastle United v Wolves live at St James' Park!
Newcastle University Badminton Club
3:45pm - 6pm
Eldon Leisure Centre Reception (NE1 7XY)
Open, Fun & Social Badminton ran by Newcastle Universities Badminton club. Open to all abilities.

Mon 28th October

Women's Basketball
5pm - 6pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre
Open to all and FREE Women only session. Designed for newbies or those looking for some extra court time.

Tue 29th October

Mug Decorating at Canny Crafty
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Canny Crafty, Gosforth Newcastle
Give It A Go and decorate your own mug for your home!
Couch to 5k
6pm - 7pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Looking for that excuse to get up off the couch? These social sessions will help you build up to running 5k
Bake Off Finale Charity Event!
6:30pm - 9pm
Venue, NUSU
Give It A Go and join the Baking Society for a screening of the Bake Off Finale plus raise money for charity!
Bake Off Finale Charity Screening!
6:30pm - 10:15pm
Venue (bottom floor Student’s Union)
Bake Off Finale screening 29th October 6:30pm-10:15pm with special guests Katie Davies & Xeniya Savi! This event includes free cake & a raffle with all proceeds going to Newcastle Marrow, the student branch of the Anthony Nolan bone marrow registry.

Wed 30th October

Learn to Skate - Ice Hockey
11:45am - 2pm
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance
A wonderful way to introduce yourself to the fundamentals of Ice Skating
Go Karting
1pm - 3pm
Unit B, armstrong works, Scotswood Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 6UX
Give It A Go with Team Sport's Go Karting experience!
Halloween Walk on the Dark Side Tour
6:30pm - 8pm
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Give It A Go if you dare....with the Walk on the Dark Side walking tour for Halloween!

Thu 31st October

FREE Social Table Tennis
noon - 1pm
Venue, NUSU
Open table tennis session. Bring along a course mate, or challenge a fellow student.
Halloween Pumpkin Carving
noon - 2pm
Venue, NUSU
Give It A Go and carve your scariest pumpkin for Halloween!
Rocky Horror Picture Show Screening
7pm - 10pm
Tyneside Theatre and Opera House, 117 Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG
Give It A Go and get dressed up for the Rocky Horror Show Screening Event!

Fri 1st November

Touch Rugby
4pm - 5pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
O2 Touch is a fun and friendly environment for both men and women of all abilities to get involved in touch rugby.
Men's Futsal
5pm - 6pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Fast paced, skillful small sided game. Got what it takes?
Women's Futsal
6pm - 7pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Fancy taking on a new Challenge? Indoors + small space = Creativity

Sat 2nd November

Entry Level Squash
9:35am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre
Entry Level/Introductory squash sessions, delivered by a qualified coach.
Surf Lesson - 02/11/19
12:15pm - 4pm
Longsands Surf, Tynemouth
Give It A Go and catch a wave with our Surf Lessons!

Sun 3rd November

Game of Thrones themed Tour of Hadrian's Wall with Lundgren Tours
9:30am - 6pm
Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Give It A Go with the unique Lundgren Tours when Hadrian's Wall meets Game of Thrones!
GIAG Cheerleading - Free taster session!
11:50am - 1pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre
Ever fancied trying out cheerleading and seeing what it's like? Why not pop down to our FREE GIAG taster session! We'll teach you some stunts, dances and tumbles
Hot Pod Yoga - 03/11/19
1pm - 2:30pm
The Northumberland Club, N Jesmond Ave, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3JU
Give It A Go yoga with a twist!
Newcastle University Badminton Club
3:45pm - 6pm
Eldon Leisure Centre Reception (NE1 7XY)
Open, Fun & Social Badminton ran by Newcastle Universities Badminton club. Open to all abilities.

Mon 4th November

Bio Sci Society Members Only: Lush Bathbomb Making
5pm - 6pm
Lush, Eldon Square, Newcastle
Give It A Go and make your very own Lush Bathbomb!
Burger Tasting Event!
7pm - 9pm
Lola Jeans, 1-3 Market St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6JE
Give It A Go and join us for the ultimate night for foodies and try a bespoke burger tasting session with Newcastle's best burgers!

Tue 5th November

Fireworks at Ouseburn!
5:30pm - 7:30pm
City Stadium, Ouseburn, Newcastle
Give It A Go and celebrate Bonfire Night with a bang at the City Stadium, Ouseburn Fireworks display!
Couch to 5k
6pm - 7pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Looking for that excuse to get up off the couch? These social sessions will help you build up to running 5k
FREE Social Table Tennis
6pm - 7:30pm
Venue, NUSU
Open table tennis session. Bring along a course mate, or challenge a fellow student.

Wed 6th November

Learn to Skate - Ice Hockey
11:45am - 2pm
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance
A wonderful way to introduce yourself to the fundamentals of Ice Skating
Sausage making workshop!
1:30pm - 5pm
Brockbushes Farm. Corbridge
Give It A Go and learn to make sausages at this fun workshop!
Silver Ring Making Workshop
1:30pm - 4pm
The Glamorous Owl, 2 Old George Yd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EZ
Give It A Go and make your own unique jewellery at our silver ring making workshop!
Rounders
1:45pm - 3:30pm
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance
Open session for everyone to enjoy. Catering for total beginners to those who have played for years.
Ghostly and Grisly Quayside Tales!
6:30pm - 8pm
Newcastle Guild Hall
Give It A Go with our private tour of haunted Newcastle....if you dare!
Space Golf Social - Combined Honours Society
8pm - 10pm
Mr Mulligan's Space Golf, 117 Newgate St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RZ
Give It A Go and get together over 18 holes of crazy space golf!

Thu 7th November

GIAG Squash
5:20pm - 7pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre (Squash Courts)
GIAG Squash session, perfect for those looking to learn or try a new sport
Lush Bathbomb Making - 07/11/19
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Lush, Eldon Square, Newcastle
Give It A Go and make your very own Lush Bathbomb!

Sat 9th November

Entry Level Squash
9:35am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre
Entry Level/Introductory squash sessions, delivered by a qualified coach.
Beginner's Dance Class
10am - 1pm
Venue, NUSU
Give It A Go and try different styles of dance in this fun beginner's class with the Newcastle Dance Club!
NUFC v Bournemouth tickets
3pm - 5pm
St James' Park, Newcastle
Give It A Go and experience a live Newcastle United match at St James' Park

Sun 10th November

Druridge Bay Country Park trip
10am - 4pm
Druridge Bay, Northumberland
Give It A Go and explore the beautiful Druridge Bay Country Park
Newcastle University Badminton Club
3:45pm - 6pm
Eldon Leisure Centre Reception (NE1 7XY)
Open, Fun & Social Badminton ran by Newcastle Universities Badminton club. Open to all abilities.

Tue 12th November

Couch to 5k
6pm - 7pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Looking for that excuse to get up off the couch? These social sessions will help you build up to running 5k

Wed 13th November

Gosforth Nature Reserve Experience
12:30pm - 5pm
Gosforth Nature Reserve
Give It A Go and join our experienced Guide Jon on a trip to the beautiful Gosforth Nature Reserve!
HIIT The Park - Wednesday Workout
5:20pm - 6:30pm
Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Give It A Go and relieve the stress of the day with an energising Wednesday workout with the HIIT The Park Society!

Thu 14th November

FREE Social Table Tennis
noon - 1:30pm
Venue, NUSU
Open table tennis session. Bring along a course mate, or challenge a fellow student.
Cocktail Making
7pm - 9pm
Revolución de Cuba Newcastle
Give It A Go and shake up your night with a cocktail making class at Revolucion De Cuba!

Fri 15th November

Wylam Brewery Tour & Tasting
3:30pm - 5pm
Wylam Brewery
Give It A Go and taste the local brews at Wylam Brewery with a private tour!

Sat 16th November

Christmas at Beamish Museum
9:30am - 5pm
Beamish Museum, Durham
Give It A Go and step in to Christmas Past with a magical trip to Beamish Museum
Entry Level Squash
9:35am - 11am
University Sport & Fitness Centre
Entry Level/Introductory squash sessions, delivered by a qualified coach.

Sun 17th November

Tynemouth Markets - November Event
10am - 4pm
Tynemouth Metro
Give It A Go and spend a day at beautiful Tynemouth and experience the markets and more!
Newcastle University Badminton Club
3:45pm - 6pm
Eldon Leisure Centre Reception (NE1 7XY)
Open, Fun & Social Badminton ran by Newcastle Universities Badminton club. Open to all abilities.

Mon 18th November

FREE Social Table Tennis
noon - 1:30pm
Venue, NUSU
Open table tennis session. Bring along a course mate, or challenge a fellow student.

Tue 19th November

Jump 360 - Extreme Trampoline and inflatables!
5pm - 7pm
Jump 360, Longbenton, Newcastle
Give It A Go and jump in to extreme trampolining and inflatables for a fun filled evening!
Couch to 5k
6pm - 7pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Looking for that excuse to get up off the couch? These social sessions will help you build up to running 5k

Wed 20th November

Lola Jeans Food Social - 20/11/19
2:30pm - 4pm
Lola Jeans, 1-3 Market St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6JE
Give It A Go and try some of the best burgers in Newcastle with our social event at the lovely Lola Jeans!
St James' Park Stadium Tour
3pm - 4pm
St James' Park, Newcastle
Give It A Go and take an access all areas tour around the iconic St James' Park!
Archery
4:45pm - 8:30pm
Meet outside NUSU Front Entrance
Come test your aim with Newcastle Universities very own Archery Club

Thu 21st November

Dog & Scone Dog Cafe 21/11/19
12:30pm - 3pm
Dog and Scone Cafe, 22 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UE
Give It A Go with our cafe experience like no other! Join the resident pooches at the Dog and Scone Cafe for delicious treats and canine company!

Fri 22nd November

Cinema Night at Quilliam Tea Rooms- 22/11/19
7pm - 10pm
Quilliam Brother's Tea Rooms, Claremont Buildings, 1 Eldon Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RD
Give It A Go and enjoy a cosy cinema night at the Tea House!

Sat 23rd November

Tree Identification and Woodland Walks with the Go Volunteer Team!
9am - 5pm
Allen Banks, Northumberland
Give It A Go and explore the beautiful Allen Banks area on this guided woodland walk with the fantastic Go Volunteer Team!

Sun 24th November

See the Seals!
9am - 5pm
RSPB Saltholme, Middlesbrough
Give It A Go and see the Harbour Seals on our trip to RSPB Saltholme!
Newcastle University Badminton Club
3:45pm - 6pm
Eldon Leisure Centre Reception (NE1 7XY)
Open, Fun & Social Badminton ran by Newcastle Universities Badminton club. Open to all abilities.

Mon 25th November

Lush Bathbomb Making - 25/11/19
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Lush, Eldon Square, Newcastle
Give It A Go and make your very own Lush Bathbomb!

Tue 26th November

Vertigo Adventure Climbing - 26/11/19
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Eldon Leisure Centre
Give It A Go and reach for the heights with Vertigo Adventure Climbing!
Couch to 5k
6pm - 7pm
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
Looking for that excuse to get up off the couch? These social sessions will help you build up to running 5k

Wed 27th November

Go Karting -27/11/19
2:45pm - 5pm
Unit B, armstrong works, Scotswood Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 6UX
Give It A Go with indoor Go Karting for any thrill seekers!

Fri 29th November

Men's Futsal
5pm - 6pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Fast paced, skillful small sided game. Got what it takes?
Women's Futsal
6pm - 7pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Fancy taking on a new Challenge? Indoors + small space = Creativity

Sat 30th November

Edinburgh Christmas Markets
8am - 8pm
Edinburgh, Scotland
Give It A Go and get in to the festive spirit with a trip to the wonderful Edinburgh Christmas markets!
An Introduction to Coppice Woodlands
9am - 5pm
Coppice Woodlands
Give It A Go with our hands on adventure in woodland work with the fantastic Go Volunteer Team!
NUFC v Manchester City
3pm - 5pm
St James' Park, Newcastle
Give It A Go and experience NUFC v Manchester City live at St James' Park!

Sun 1st December

Tynemouth Christmas Markets
10am - 4pm
Tynemouth Metro
Give It A Go and kick off the 12 days of Christmas with a visit to the festive Tynemouth Christmas Markets!
Newcastle University Badminton Club
3:45pm - 6pm
Eldon Leisure Centre Reception (NE1 7XY)
Open, Fun & Social Badminton ran by Newcastle Universities Badminton club. Open to all abilities.

Tue 3rd December

Christmas at the Dog and Scone Cafe!
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Dog and Scone Cafe, 22 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UE
Give It A Go and celebrate Christmas with the pooches at the Dog and Scone Cafe!
FREE Social Table Tennis
6pm - 7:30pm
Venue, NUSU
Open table tennis session. Bring along a course mate, or challenge a fellow student.

Wed 4th December

Christmas Social at Lola Jeans!
1:45pm - 5pm
Lola Jeans, Newcastle City Centre
Give It A Go and experience Lola Jean's festive burger to get you in the Christmas spirit!

Fri 6th December

Men's Futsal
5pm - 6pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Fast paced, skillful small sided game. Got what it takes?
Women's Futsal
6pm - 7pm
University Sport & Fitness Centre - Sports Hall
Fancy taking on a new Challenge? Indoors + small space = Creativity

Sun 8th December

Tynemouth Christmas Markets - 08/12/19
10am - 4pm
Tynemouth Metro
Give It A Go and get in to the festive spirit with a trip to the magical Tynemouth Christmas Markets!
Newcastle University Badminton Club
3:45pm - 6pm
Eldon Leisure Centre Reception (NE1 7XY)
Open, Fun & Social Badminton ran by Newcastle Universities Badminton club. Open to all abilities.

Wed 11th December

Mistletoe and Wine Evening - Festive Cheese and Wine!
5pm - 7pm
TBC - Newcastle University Campus
Give It A Go and get in to the festive spirit with a Christmas cheese and wine tasting with the Cheese and Wine Society!

Thu 12th December

FREE Social Table Tennis
noon - 1:30pm
Venue, NUSU
Open table tennis session. Bring along a course mate, or challenge a fellow student.

Fri 13th December

'Tis The Season for Trampoline!
6pm - 8pm
Sports Hall, Newcastle University Sports Centre
Give It A Go and jump in to the festive spirit with a Christmas-themed trampoline event!
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