Events in December

Wed 13th December

Capoeira Classes
11th October 7:30pm - 13th December 9:30pm
The Hexagon (upstairs)
Capoeira is a joyful and seamless exercise. Come and join the fun!
'Puss In Boots' TAS Christmas Pantomime
13th December midnight - 15th December midnight
Lakeside Theatre,
It’s the Theatre Arts Society’s award-nominated Christmas slot – and it looks set to be a purrr-fect night!
Running Club (Free!)
1pm - 2pm
Meet at Reception, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Running Club session!
Basketball
6pm - 7pm
Colchester Academy, Hawthorn Avenue, CO4 3JL
Get active, make friends and have fun with a Just Play Basketball session!
Merry Weekly Session
6pm - 8pm
5N.4.6 & 5N.4.7
Join in for the last session of 2017 to improve your Public Speaking skills and have an amazing evening.
Term One General Meeting
6pm - 7pm
5S.4.11
Join us in 5S.4.11 for our first general meeting of the year. We will be getting your feedback on the events we have held, as well as gathering ideas about what you would like to see from the society in the next term.
The Relentless Pursuit of Holiness
6:30pm - 10pm
Ivor Crewe
Where our imperfections are mirrored by grace. This is a theatre production that JAF (Jesus Alive Fellowship)& Redeemed Christian Fellowship have put together for you! The production will consist of a drama, spoken word, singing and ultimately fun!
Join us for... Panto!
7:30pm - 9pm
Lakeside Theatre
Following from our termly general meeting we will be heading to the lakeside theatre to come and see Puss In Boots, this year's TAS panto! It promises to be a fantastic show full of laughter and below the belt jokes.
Badminton (Colchester Academy)
8pm - 10pm
Colchester Academy, Hawthorn Avenue, CO4 3JL
Get active, make friends and have fun with a Just Play Badminton session!
Final FED -limited number of tickets available on the door
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports night out! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus.Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am

Thu 14th December

'Puss In Boots' TAS Christmas Pantomime
13th December midnight - 15th December midnight
Lakeside Theatre,
It’s the Theatre Arts Society’s award-nominated Christmas slot – and it looks set to be a purrr-fect night!
Final FED -limited number of tickets available on the door
11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports night out! Fed is one of the biggest nights out on campus.Come and help celebrate all those famous Essex Blades wins with your team or just come down for an amazing night out with loads of fancy dress! Last Entry 12:30am
Christmas Get- Together
noon - 2pm
SU Lounge
Hosted by International Students Association
Korfball
4pm - 5pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a Just Play Korfball session!
Table Tennis
4:30pm - 6pm
Squash Courts, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a Just Play Badminton session!
Pool
5pm - 6pm
SU Bar
Get active, make friends and have fun with a Just Play Pool session!
DKDC - Dua Kumayl & Discussion
6pm - 8pm
Lakeview Room - (Silberrad Student Student 2nd Floor) University of Essex
Dua Kumayl-Discussion Circle Essex ABsoc would like to invite you to their Dua Kumayl-Discussion Circle this week.
Occupational Therapy Society's Christmas Party!!
7pm - midnight
Three Wise Monkeys, 60 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1DN
Celebrate the end of term and the holidays with the Occupational Therapy Society!
Nigerian Christmas Dinner
7:30pm - 10pm
LTB4
Our very own 'hall party'to celebrate christmas and the end of the term. Buffet spread of the typical Nigerian christmas dinner, games, performance and music, through the night
SU Bar Quiz - Massive £200 Christmas prize
9pm - 10:30pm
SU Bar
The Christmas edition of the SU Bar Quiz is here! with a massive £200 prize fund! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
The Legendary End of Term Snow Ball - 75% of ADV TIX SOLD OUT
11pm - 3:30am
Sub Zero
It's the End of Term Snow Ball. It's the big finale to term. Last entry 12:30am. Tickets will sell out get yours early!

Fri 15th December

'Puss In Boots' TAS Christmas Pantomime
13th December midnight - 15th December midnight
Lakeside Theatre,
It’s the Theatre Arts Society’s award-nominated Christmas slot – and it looks set to be a purrr-fect night!
[Sold Out] Oxford Christmas Market
9am - 5pm
Colchester --> Oxford
Got some last minute Christmas presents to buy or just want to soak up some Christmas spirit? Join us on this day trip to the Oxford Christmas Market!
Student Union Winter Break Events
15th December 9am - 6th January 9am
Southend
SU Winter Break activities for you!
SU BAR ALL DAY CHRISTMAS PARTY
15th December noon - 16th December midnight
SU Bar
It's the last Friday of term and the SU Bar is having a CHRISTMAS PARTY! Come get crackers, mice pies, special menu items, drinks and more!
Squash
4:30pm - 6pm
Squash Courts, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a Just Play Squash session!
Anime Screening Christmas Theme
6pm - 10pm
LTB02
Anime screening, Christmas Theme! Pick up your sweaters and come up for some warm time with us!
Cine10 Presents: Die Hard
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Cine10 Presents: Die Hard
6:30pm - 9pm
Cine10
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Snow In The Dark Party - Grab a ticket for Just £2 - Last night of term in Sub Zero
11pm - 3:30am
Sub Zero
It's the last night of term in Sub Zero and so we had to throw an xmas themed party with a twist - The "Snow in the Dark Party". It's a Glow in the Dark Party combined with a Christmas Twist. (This event is in place of 2 Fresh)

Sat 16th December

[Sold Out] Felixstowe & Landguard Fort Christmas Market
10am - 6pm
Colchester --> Felixstowe
Christmas by the sea. Come along on this free trip to visit this lovely old seaside town with its famous pier!
Xmas Blow Out - DRINKS FROM £1 ALL DAY LONG
16th December noon - 17th December midnight
SU Bar
You've made it! The end of term is here! To celebrate you making it through the whole term we are putting on a Last Orders event... with Drinks from just £1.00 all day long

Sun 17th December

Just PlayFootball
2pm - 3pm
Roding Valley High School
Let loose and play football on a Sunday afternoon!

Mon 18th December

Ice Skating .
1pm - 6pm
Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre, Chelmsford
Get into the festive spirit with our Just Play Ice Skating session!
Ice Skating
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Riverside ice and leisure centre
Just Play Ballet
7pm - 8pm
Dance Studio
Join us for an actor's Ballet class!

Tue 19th December

Indoor Football
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Indoor Football session!
Just Play Street Dance
6:30pm - 7:30pm
NB3
Why walk when you can dance?

Wed 20th December

[Sold Out] Bury St Edmunds Trip
9am - 4pm
Colchester --> Bury St Edmunds
Need to buy those last minute Christmas presents? Or just want to get out of the house for a bit? Join in on a free day out to this historical market town!
Running Club (Free!)
1pm - 2pm
Meet at Reception, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Running Club session!
Badminton
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Badminton session!
Just Play Kick Boxing
7:15pm - 8:15pm
NB3
Join us for a high impact class!

Thu 21st December

Just Play Yoga
7:45am - 8:45am
NB3
Why not try out some Yoga and try to perfect your Tree position, or Downward Dog, or maybe the Camel is more your thing.
Basketball
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Basketball session!
SU Children's Christmas Party
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Base Club
Our annual SU Children's christmas party! Free tickets for an evening of fun and games.

Fri 22nd December

London & Winter Wonderland Trip
9am - 8pm
London
Winter Wonderland awaits you this Christmas. Join us on a coach trip down to Hyde Park where you can purchase entry to Winter Wonderland or just enjoy what London itself has to offer!

Sat 23rd December

Flatford & Dedham Day Trip
10am - 3:30pm
Colchester --> Flatford
Spend the day at an area of outstanding beauty.

Sun 24th December

ISA Christmas Eve Get-Together
5pm - 7pm
The Hex
On campus this Christmas eve? Come and celebrate it with us at our CHRISTMAS EVE GET-TOGETHER!

Wed 27th December

Badminton
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Badminton session!

Thu 28th December

VC's Christmas Party
1pm - 3:30pm
Silberrad centre Colchester Campus
£5 refundable ticket
VC's Christmas Party - Loughton students
1pm - 3:30pm
Silberrad centre Colchester Campus
£5 Returnable ticket
Vice Chancellor's Christmas Party
1pm - 3:30pm
Silberrad Student Centre
If you've still got room left after Christmas, head down to the Silberrad and join the Vice Chancellor in a yummy Christmas buffet.
Basketball
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Basketball session!

Fri 29th December

Squash .
3pm - 4:30pm
Squash Courts, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Squash session!

Sat 30th December

Flatford & Dedham Day Trip
10am - 3:30pm
Colchester --> Flatford
Spend the day at an area of outstanding beauty.

Tue 2nd January

Castle Park Ice Slide
1pm - 8pm
Castle Park
*Limited free tickets are available for this event* Catch a local bus and get sliding!
Indoor Football
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Indoor Football session!

Wed 3rd January

Badminton
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Badminton session!

Thu 4th January

Colchester Zoo Trip
10am - 4pm
Colchester Zoo
Start the New Year off right by visiting over 260 species of animal on this day trip to Colchester Zoo!
Basketball
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Basketball session!

Fri 5th January

Squash .
3pm - 4:30pm
Squash Courts, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Squash session!

Mon 8th January

[Sold Out] Lavenham Trip
10am - 4pm
Colchester --> Lavenham
Enjoy the lovely drive through the countryside to the extraordinarily pretty town of Lavenham.
Just Play Swimming
9pm - 10pm
Garons Park
Dive into this session and come along for a casual swim! Click to find out more! Make sure you bring suitable clothing and some water!

Tue 9th January

Indoor Football
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Indoor Football session!
Just Play Gymnastics
8:30pm - 10pm
Basildon Sporting Village
A Gymnastics session for YOU, ANYONE and EVERYONE! Make sure you bring suitable clothing and some water!

Wed 10th January

Badminton
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Badminton session!

Thu 11th January

Basketball
2pm - 4pm
Sports Hall, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Basketball session!
Just Play Yoga
7pm - 7:45pm
LRS
YOGA is here and available for students! Suitable for all ages and abilities, come and get yourself involved :) Make sure you bring suitable clothing and some water!

Fri 12th January

Squash .
3pm - 4:30pm
Squash Courts, University of Essex Sports Centre
Get active, make friends and have fun with a FREE Just Play Squash session!
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