Events in September

Wed 29th September

Student Voice Roadshow - One Friar Gate Square
noon - 2pm
One Friar Gate Square Blends
Find out about how you can give your opinion on your student experience including the student representation schemes for education as well as equality, diversity and inclusion. Meet elected officers of the union and staff who support the student voic
Computing Society Give It a Go
2pm - 4pm
MS122 (Markeaton Street)
Come and join us at Markeaton campus room 122 to experience some VR goodness. Everyone is welcome :)
Disability Social With Sociability
2pm - 4pm
Upper level of Blends, Kedleston Road
Disabled students meetup with free tea, coffee and cake
Mukky Duck Hunt around Halls
2pm - 6pm
Halls of Residence
Do you fancy winning yourself a prize? Free drinks all night? Free entry to Mukky Duck forever?
Give It A Go #1
5pm - 6:30pm
TBC
Not sure if the Ballroom and Latin Society is for you? Then come and try a session for free at our Give It A Go!
CU Freshers 2021: Q&A Night
7pm - 8:30pm
YADA, 58 Green Lane, Derby, DE1 1RP
Join us at YADA for an evening of answering your questions about Jesus, the Bible and all things Christian! This event is for everyone - so if you want to listen in on questions asked, or have a question yourself, we'd love to give a response!
Mukky Duck Ball Pit
10pm - 3am
Popworld
All your standard Mukky madness plus a big ball pit!

Thu 30th September

CU Freshers 2021: Dial-a-doughnut
11am - 1pm
Kedleston Road Campus
Got a question about Christianity, Jesus, the Bible or more? We'd love to give a go at answering them! If you send us your question and we answer it, you get a free doughnut - no catch, as simple as that!
A Very British Picnic (International students)
noon - 3pm
Freshers Village
All International students (new and returning) are invited to a traditional British picnic.
Femology Society Give It a Go Quiz
1pm - 3pm
A quiz event with different fun subjects to allow potential society members to get to know others especially freshers.
#2 Give it a Go
4pm - 6pm
N103
Join us for free at our second Give it a Go session this Thursday 30th of September at room N103 in Kedleston Road. Anyone can join so come meet us!
Give It A Go!
4pm - 6pm
Come and find out what the Art Society is all about! An afternoon of coffee, cake and fun drawing games! At Britania Mill, Room: BM117
Psychology Society Give It a Go
4pm - 5pm
T110 (Kedleston Road)
Come and join the Psychology society for a relaxed meet and greet and pub-quiz style Kahoot. Refreshments available!
Pole Fitness Give It a Go #2
5pm - 6:30pm
Kirtley Hall, University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Come and try out Pole Fitness - find your love for fitness and body confidence in our tree frogs family. All freshers are welcome to join in!
Dance Give It a Go
6pm - 8pm
Kirtley Dance Studio (Kedleston)
Come try out our give it a go session, even if you've never danced before!
CU Freshers 2021: Try CU, Try Church (GIAG)
7pm - 8:30pm
One Friar Gate Square Campus
Our Give-It-A-Go session this year is a taster of what CU is like! We'll be hosting a mini meeting, alongside hosting student pastors from local churches in Derby to explain and promote their church. Don't worry, we'll bring the food and drinks!
The Open Road
8pm - 10pm
The long overdue and eagerly anticipated reunion of Derby folk favourites The Open Road. Their lively stage performance, with catchy melodies and thought provoking lyrics, has the makings of a great evening for lovers of good acoustic music.
Karaoke
10pm - 3am
The Friary
Warm up your vocal chords, and get ready to sing the night away at The Friary!

Fri 1st October

Derby Folk Fest
1st October midnight - 3rd October midnight
A number of artists who were due to perform in 2020, but were unable to be part of the ‘At Home’ event, will be returning for 2021, along with past favourites and familiar faces who will once again be able to play with a full band.
Flag Raising for Black History Month
12:30pm - 1pm
Kedleston Road
To kick-start Black History Month we are raising the Pan-African flag.
Give It A Go #2
5pm - 6pm
Not sure if the Ballroom and Latin Society is for you? Then come and try a session for free at our Give It A Go.
Table Tennis - Give It A Go
6pm - 7:30pm
Kirtley Hall, Kedleston Road
Come along to our Give It A Go session, this session is an opportunity for you to just pick up a bat and play. Equipment will be provided if you do not have your own.
CU Freshers 2021: Games Night
7pm - 8:30pm
YADA, 58 Green Lane, Derby, DE1 1RP
Back by popular demand! We have our annual games night and we'd love for you to join us. Our event involves a short talk, games (lots of them!) and fun!
Freshers Virtual Quiz
7pm - 9pm
Virtual
This is an opportunity to join other students for a fun evening of quizzing. The quiz will be made up of three general knowledge rounds and you will be provided with a link to your answer sheet on the night. The event will be held using Zoom
Fresher’s Finale
10pm - 3am
Popworld
For those of you that have survived Freshers 2021, we have one final Freshers event to knock your socks off!

Sun 3rd October

CU Freshers 2021: Church Search #2
10am - noon
Derby
Never been to church? Haven't been for a while? We'd love to help you find a place to call home away from home in a new city.

Mon 4th October

Mental Health Welcome Debate
5pm - 6pm
Kedleston Road and Online
Debate aiming to encourage a positive reflection on how the pandemic has affected people, minds and behaviours.
Pool and Snooker Give-It-A-Go #3
5pm - 8pm
The Corn Exchange Sports Bar Derby
Looking to meet new people and have a good time? Whether you’re a complete beginner or a professional player, come along to our GIAGs to see what it’s like!
Give it a Go Session
6pm - 7:30pm
4G Pitch Kedleston Road
Come give Women's Rugby a go! Whether you're a complete beginner or have multiple years of experience, come and get involved!
History Society Welcome Pub Quiz
7pm - 9:30pm
Revolution Derby
Welcome pub quiz for the Derby History Society.

Tue 5th October

Equestrian Team Trials
9am - 1pm
Long Lane Equestrian Centre
Sign up now to Trial for our BUCS Equestrian Teams for your chance to represent the University on one of our 2 BUCS Teams or our Friendly League Team!
Environment & Sustainability Welcome Debate
5pm - 6pm
Kedleston Road and Online
Are corporate sustainability actions more important than our day-to-day actions? Debate aiming to understand what keeps students motivated to recycle and live sustainability
Pool and Snooker Give-It-A-Go #4
5pm - 8pm
The Corn Exchange Sports Bar Derby
Looking to meet new people and have a good time? Whether you’re a complete beginner or a professional player, come along to our GIAGs to see what it’s like!

Wed 6th October

Diversity Welcome Debate
5pm - 6pm
Kedleston Road and Online
Are corporations doing enough to diversify and broaden their branding? A debate exploring people's social media feeds, cultural awareness, and community demographics to identify if they take an active approach to diversifying their life.
Snowsport GIAG
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Tamworth Snowdome
Snowsport Give it a go session at Tamworth Snowdome.
DUGS Give It a Go Session
7pm - 9pm
Room TBC, University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Give it a Go session with casual activities: spaghetti and marshmallow towers and paracord key chains.
Sinfonia Viva: Clarinet Quintets
7pm - 9pm
With a fantastic range of music and emotional resonance the concert features Coleridge-Taylor’s stunning Clarinet Quintet, the early classical perfection of Maddalena Lombardini Sirmen’s String Quartet No.4 and one of Mozart’s most famous,..

Thu 7th October

Give It A Go #2
4pm - 6pm
Come and find out what the Art Society is all about! At Britania Mill, Room: BM117

Sat 9th October

Andy Quinn
7pm - 9pm
Join Andy in getting 'Back in the swing' of things with a fun evening packed full of 'Swing', 'rat pack' & upbeat songs from popular eras from the 50s onwards.

Sun 10th October

DOTS Dog Walk
10:30am - noon
Meet at the cafe on Markeaton Park, have a walk, a brew and a natter! Dogs welcome but not a requirement.

Tue 12th October

Equestrian Give-It-A-Go
9am - 1pm
Long Lane Equestrian Centre
Ever wanted to try horse riding? Been out of the saddle for a few years? Or a keen rider looking to learn more? The this is the event for you! Join in on our Give-It-A-Go session, open to all abilities!

Thu 14th October

The Vallis
14th October 7pm - 15th October 9pm
A four-man vocal line up with a live band, paying tribute to the legendary Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Including classics such as ‘Sherry’, ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You’, ‘Walk Like A Man’ and ‘Beggin’ as well as some modern day tunes.

Thu 21st October

Sinfonia Viva: Strings Concert
7pm - 9pm
Join Grammy-nominated and RPS winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva and experience the undeniable power of a live orchestra.

Sun 24th October

Sinfonia Viva: Flutter & Fly
11am - 3pm
From award winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva comes a magical musical adventure chock-full of spectacular story telling.

Thu 28th October

HALOWEEN @ REVS
7:30pm - 1am
Revolution, The Strand, Derby
LET'S GET DRESSED FOR A HALOWEEN PARTY!!
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