Events in April

Forthcoming Events

Thu 18th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
BUCS Weightlifting Championships 2023-24
18th April 8am - 19th April 8pm
Brunel University Sports Park, 100 Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PW
Three Union advisors sat talking at a table in Basecamp. Eating Disorder Workshop
2pm - 2:45pm
Online
A 45 minute workshop by the Union Advice Service around the awareness of, and skills for talking about, eating disorders.
A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!
The finalists from the last Halls Table Tennis competition. Three people. Halls Table Tennis Extravaganza
5pm - 6:30pm
St Christopher's Court Common Room
Get ready for an exhilarating evening as Halls Table Tennis makes a triumphant return.
Just Play Touch Rugby
5pm - 6:30pm
Lower 3g pitch
We are excited to launch touch rugby sessions for the summer term in partnership with Women’s Rugby.

Fri 19th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
Outreach 1625 Drop-In Session
1pm - 5pm
Union of Students
Join us in a safe, welcoming space where you can learn more about drug and alcohol use, the associated risks, and gain the skills to keep yourself and your peers informed and safe. Remember, it's always better to have the knowledge!

Sat 20th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
BUCS Swimming Team Championships 2023-24
20th April 8am - 21st April 5pm
Ponds Forge ISC, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP
Little Shop of Horrors Musical
7:30pm - 10pm
Robert Ludlam Theatre, Derby, DE22 1JD
The University of Derby Musical Theatre Society are proud to present their 2024 production, "Little Shop of Horrors"! Join us on the 20th and 21st of April for a classic musical filled with laughter, romance, and...plants.

Sun 21st April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
Little Shop of Horrors Musical
2pm - 4:30pm
Robert Ludlam Theatre, Derby, DE22 1JD
The University of Derby Musical Theatre Society are proud to present their 2024 production, "Little Shop of Horrors"! Join us on the 20th and 21st of April for a classic musical filled with laughter, romance, and...plants.

Mon 22nd April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
A gym showing racks of weights. Inclusive Gym
22nd April midnight - 5th May midnight
Sports Centre
A personal gym induction opportunity with an instructor to help you get started in the gym offered to students facing access/capability barriers.
A person swimming. Inclusive Swim
22nd April midnight - 5th May midnight
Moorways Sports Village
A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!
Quiz night
6pm - 11pm
Mr grundys tavern 32-34 Ashbourne Rd, Derby DE22 3AD
Come join us for our quiz night

Tue 23rd April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
The Sports Therapy students giving massages at freshers fair. Destresstival Free Massages
9am - 4pm
Sports Therapy specialist clinic, Kirtley Building
The Sports Injury Clinic are offering free massages for Destresstival.
Advisor Gabby sat at a table with colouring sheets. Destresstival Inflatable Fair
11am - 2pm
Atrium, Kedleston Road
Join Advice for all the fun of the fair with a Destresstival inflatable fair!
Professional Misconduct Workshop (online) PCPS Workshop (online)
11am - noon
Online
Learn about the Professional Conduct and Professional Suitability (PCPS) procedure including the types of issues resulting in PCPS and how to avoid PCPS's.
Two girls playing netball Walking Netball
4pm - 5pm
Sports Centre
Everyone is welcome at this inclusive, slower paced, mixed ability/gender session. No experience needed and FREE to attend.
Yoga class Multi-Faith Centre Destresstival Yoga
5:15pm - 6pm
The Multi-Faith Centre
The Mulit-Faith Centre are hosting a yoga session for Destresstival!

Wed 24th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
Legal Triage Clinic
1pm - 5pm
Do you have a legal issue that you require advice about? Book an appointment with the Centre’s Legal Triage Clinic and we will see how we can help you or signpost you to alternative services.
Arts and crafts supplies. Halls Destresstival Creative Arts Session
6pm - 7:30pm
Peak Court
Join the Halls team at Peak Court for a free to attend creative arts session!

Thu 25th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
Sports Therapy students giving massages at freshers fair. Destresstival Free Massages
9am - 4pm
Sports Therapy specialist clinic, Kirtley Building
The Sports Injury Clinic are offering free massages for Destresstival!
Students painting wooden boxes at an Advice event. Destresstival Brain Gym
10am - 4pm
Atrium, Kedleston Road
Join the Advice team for some mindful activities to destress before the exam/assessment period.
Destresstival Library Exam Drop In
10am - noon
Atrium, Kedleston Road
The library are hosting an exam drop in session as part of Destresstival!
A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!
A yoga class. Halls Destresstival Beginner’s Yoga Session
5pm - 6:30pm
Join the Halls team at Peak Court for a free to attend beginner's yoga session!
Just Play Touch Rugby
5pm - 6:30pm
Lower 3g pitch
We are excited to launch touch rugby sessions for the summer term in partnership with Women’s Rugby.
Community Awards
7pm - 11pm
The Farmhouse at Mackworth
The Derby dance team performing the opening number at the 2022 Varsity competition. Dance Sit Down Dance Class
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Kirtley Hall Dance Studios
Join the Dance team for a sit down dance class for inclusive sports. This session is FREE for any student to attend.

Fri 26th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
Climbing Goes To The Roaches!
26th April 10am - 28th April 6pm
The Roaches
We're going to The Roaches!

Sat 27th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.

Sun 28th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.

Mon 29th April

Warhammer society painting competition. Entry is £4 and is members only Warhammer funny painting competition
1st April midnight - 29th April 11:59pm
Judging and model collection will be at Kedleston road
Pick up a Warhammer 40k Gretchin and paint it to fit the theme ‘silly’.
Man browsing racks of clothes Vintage Clothing Sale (Vintage Folk Ltd.) 👕
9am - 5pm
The Atrium, Kedleston Road
Browse the racks and find some gems!
A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!

Tue 30th April

Ultimate Frisbee Give it a Go
5pm - 6pm
University of Derby Sports Hall
Ultimate Frisbee Give it a Go

Wed 1st May

A woman facing away from the camera, outside drinking a hot drink. Coffee on the Roof
10:30am - noon
Multi-Faith Centre Roof, Kedleston Road Campus
Come and help launch the University’s Faith and Belief Month on the roof of the Multi-Faith Centre, Wednesday May 1st from 10.30am.
Halls Football 5-aside Tournament
4pm - 6pm
Upper 3G pitch
Get ready to kick it up a notch at the Halls Football Tournament!

Thu 2nd May

A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!
Six elected officers at the 2024 elections results night. By-Elections Results Night
5pm - 6pm
The Maypole
Join us for By-Elections Results Night to celebrate your newly elected Officers!
three students sat at a table together smiling at the camera Global Café (May)
5pm - 7pm
Britannia Mill
We are working with the University of Derby to bring all international students a regular Global Café.
Just Play Touch Rugby
5pm - 6:30pm
Lower 3g pitch
We are excited to launch touch rugby sessions for the summer term in partnership with Women’s Rugby.

Fri 3rd May

A woman playing badminton. Para-Badminton
noon - 2pm
Sports Centre
An opportunity to take part in para-badminton. This accessible session is led by GB para team coach James Boxall. Suitable for all, including those who may face challenges around accessibility. FREE to attend.

Sat 4th May

BUCS Athletics Outdoor Championships 2023-24
4th May 8am - 6th May 5pm
Manchester Regional Arena, Gate 13, Ethiad Campus, Rowsley Street, Manchester, M11 3FF
BUCS Rowing Regatta 2023-24
4th May 8am - 6th May 6pm
National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont Leisure Trust, National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2LU, United Kingdom

Mon 6th May

A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!

Wed 8th May

Legal Triage Clinic
1pm - 5pm
Do you have a legal issue that you require advice about? Book an appointment with the Centre’s Legal Triage Clinic and we will see how we can help you or signpost you to alternative services.
Handball Give it a Go
5pm - 6pm
University of Derby Sports Hall
Handball Give it a Go
Summer Showcase
8pm - 11:59pm
PopWorld, Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1FG
Our Member's Skills and Performances Perfected through the Year for This Night!

Thu 9th May

A huge tree stood alone in a field. Derbyshire Dales Walk & Tissington Well Dressings
11:30am - 6:30pm
Multi-Faith Centre, Kedleston Road Campus
Join the Chaplaincy’s free trip to celebrate Faith and Belief Month!
A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!
Just Play Touch Rugby
5pm - 6:30pm
Lower 3g pitch
We are excited to launch touch rugby sessions for the summer term in partnership with Women’s Rugby.
Education Awards
7pm - 10pm
Museum of Making
A fantastic celebration of all the hard work and dedication of our Student Reps and the inspirational staff at the University.

Fri 10th May

A vintage teapot and tea cups on a table with a purple table cloth. Leek Paint a Pot
11am - 2pm
Join VP (Education) Holly for a Paint a Pot event with hot chocolate for Mental Health Awareness Month.
Look After Your Mate (LAYM) Workshop
1pm - 3:30pm
Online
Look After Your Mate is a workshop for students who are looking to support their friend or peers at university who may be struggling with their mental health.

Mon 13th May

A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!

Tue 14th May

Restore Drop-In Sessions
9:30am - 1pm
Union of Students
At Restore, we're passionate about offering support and friendship to women working in the sex industry. We believe in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory approach, nurturing self-worth, and providing access to necessary services.

Wed 15th May

A vintage teapot and tea cups on a table with a purple table cloth. Buxton Paint a Pot
11am - 2pm
Buxton
Join VP (Education) Holly for a Paint a Pot event with hot chocolate for Mental Health Awareness Month.
Students in a classroom listening to a talk. All Students Meeting
2pm - 3:30pm
TBC
The Union of Students will be holding an All Student Meeting on Wednesday 15th May from 2pm-3:30pm and all students are invited to hear about and question the Union’s performance in the last academic year

Thu 16th May

Eating Disorder Workshop
2pm - 2:45pm
Online
A 45 minute workshop by the Union Advice Service around the awareness of, and skills for talking about, eating disorders.
A space dwarf on top of a building Biweekly Warhammer Society Social
4pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, N108
One of our biweekly sessions!
Sports Awards
7pm - 11pm
The Reach, Derby
Celebrate the end of the University sporting year in style as the Union hosts the Sports Awards 2024

Fri 17th May

Outreach 1625 Drop-In Session
1pm - 5pm
Union of Students
Join us in a safe, welcoming space where you can learn more about drug and alcohol use, the associated risks, and gain the skills to keep yourself and your peers informed and safe. Remember, it's always better to have the knowledge!
Two people playing football. Spirit in Sport Football Match
4pm - 6pm
Upper 3G pitch
May is People of Faith and Belief Month! Join in with a fun game of football to celebrate and bring together staff and students of all faiths and beliefs.
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