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This is where you will find out about the SU and student events in Southend, as well as local events we feel may be of interest. Watch this space, more info coming soon!

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University Black History Month
6th-31st October
Head here to find events put on by the university for Black History Month.
Local event - Fireworks
16th October - 4th December
Seafront Fireworks every Saturday from 16th October to 4th December!
Local event - Southend Cocktail week!
22nd-31st October
Southend Cocktail Week returns for a third year this Autumn with a ten day self guided tour that will leave your tastebuds tingling.
Local Event: Digifest: Online Song Writing
26th October
Online
Learn the tips of the best songwriters in the industry and explore the fundamentals of writing music and lyrics.
Black History Month: Ellis George
26th October
Zoom: 933 6060 7976
Ellis will be discussing what it is like to be a black woman in the TV & film industry
Local Event: DigiFest: Found Sound Sampling
26th October
Focal Point Gallery
Found sound sampling workshop with local music producer and musician Joe Reid.
SU Just Play Yoga
26th October
Welcome gym Southend
Join us for a relaxing evening Yoga session at the Welcome Gym Southend (top floor of Victoria Plaza). FREE as part of your SU membership!
Local event: DigiFest: Pixel Animation to Sound
27th October
Focal Point Gallery
Stop-motion animation workshop with Simon Fowler.
Study Session with the Women in STEM Society
27th October
STEM 3.1 OR Zoom
Our study sessions are a chance to catch up with work in the company of others. We use timers to have periods of silent study and breaks in between. These sessions are hosted both in person and on Zoom. Feel free to drop in anytime.
Local event: Digifest: Online Cracking Code
27th October
Online
In this introductory workshop, we'll be hands-on with visual coding, explore how code works by building it one brick at a time.
Introductory Student Rep Training on Zoom
27th October
943 2445 8126
Introductory training gives you the skills you need to be a fantastic rep
SU ANGELS PRESENT: Pumpkin Carving
27th October
SU Lounge
Come along to our Spooktacular pumpkin carving event with the SU Angels. We’ll even have a surprise for the best Pumpkin.
Local Event: The Sisterhood Book Club: Orlando by Virginia Woolf
27th October
Jacqson Diego Story Emporium
The Sisterhood Book Club is a friendly book club for adults discovering and rediscovering female protagonists in classic, modern classic and contemporary world fiction written by women.
SU Just Play HIIT
27th October
Welcome Gym Southend
Join us for a HIIT and Core session at the Welcome Gym Southend (top floor of Victoria Plaza). FREE as part of your SU membership!
Local event: DigiFest: Experimenting with Sound
28th October
Focal Point Gallery
Experimental sound workshop with Kelly Buckley.
SU Just Play Ballet Barre
28th October
Studio J
A brand new Just Play class for 2021 instructed by one of our very own E15 graduates!
Local Event: Drive in Cinema: Hocus Pocus
29th October
Crouch Valley Showground in Rayleigh
Three witches resurrect after 300 years to exact revenge and begin a reign of terror after Max, a young boy who moves to Salem with his family, lights a cursed Candle of Black Flame.
LOCAL EVENT: DRIVE IN CINEMA: the rocky horror picture show tickets
29th October
Crouch Valley Showground in Rayleigh
A flat tire leaves Brad and Janet stranded on a stormy night. They experience strange incidents when they seek shelter in a nearby castle belonging to Frank-N-Furter, an eccentric transvestite.
Local Club Event: The Dancing Dead: Pix3l Kid
29th October
Moo Moo's, 6 Warrior Square, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2JE
Moo Moo's are joined by monster mashup artist PIX3L KID for an audio visual experience like no other!
Online Coffee Morning with the Women in STEM Society
30th October
Zoom
A chance to chat about how your year is going so far with our Welfare Officer Rebecca. Open to all students.
Local event - Halloween parade
30th October
Some frightfully good fun is in store for families and visitors this autumn when the first ever Southend Halloween Parade takes place on Saturday 30 October.
Local Event: Drive in Cinema: Casper
30th October
Crouch Valley Showground in Rayleigh
Carrigan Crittenden hires paranormal expert Dr James Harvey to exorcise the ghosts from her mansion. The situation changes when Harvey's daughter befriends Casper, a friendly ghost.
Local Event: Public House Of Horrors - With Drag Queen Cosmic
30th October
The cliff Pub
It feels like its been 300 years, Right down to the day! But now Halloween is back and there's hell to pay!
LOCAL EVENT: DRIVE IN CINEMA: Beetlejuice
30th October
Crouch Valley Showground in Rayleigh
The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.
Local Club Event: The Dancing Dead - Dirty Beats
30th October
Moo Moo's, 6 Warrior Square, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2JE
Moo Moos BIG HALLOWEEN PARTY! Bring your best costumes as we Dance with the Dead!
LOCAL EVENT: DRIVE IN CINEMA: goosebumps 2
31st October
Crouch Valley Showground in Rayleigh
Sonny and Sam find an ancient manuscript in an abandoned house while cleaning it. However, things escalate when the text brings a ventriloquist dummy named Slappy to life.
LOCAL EVENT: DRIVE IN CINEMA: a nightmare on elm street (1984)
31st October
Crouch Valley Showground in Rayleigh
18+ only I The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death
Muay Thai (Thai Boxing)
1st November
Studio J
SU Just Play Yoga
2nd November
Welcome gym Southend
Join us for a relaxing evening Yoga session at the Welcome Gym Southend (top floor of Victoria Plaza). FREE as part of your SU membership!
SU Just Play HIIT
3rd November
Welcome Gym Southend
Join us for a HIIT and Core session at the Welcome Gym Southend (top floor of Victoria Plaza). FREE as part of your SU membership!
SU Just Play Ballet Barre
4th November
Studio J
A brand new Just Play class for 2021 instructed by one of our very own E15 graduates!
Local event: Leigh Farmers Market
6th November
Leigh Community Centre
Leigh Farmers Market provide a range of stalls selling all different types of homegrown produce including meat, veg, cheese, eggs, bread, pastries, honey, spices, desserts and so much more.
MTAS Does Taskmaster!
8th November
Zoom Code: 954 2174 5131
Feeling competitive? Our first de-stress night of the year sees us re-enact, the popular TV show, Taskmaster! Join Greg and Alex (your execs!) for a series of stupefying tasks where you (our hopeful champions) to show their creative competitiveness.
Muay Thai (Thai Boxing)
8th November
Studio J
SU Just Play Yoga
9th November
Welcome gym Southend
Join us for a relaxing evening Yoga session at the Welcome Gym Southend (top floor of Victoria Plaza). FREE as part of your SU membership!
SU Just Play HIIT
10th November
Welcome Gym Southend
Join us for a HIIT and Core session at the Welcome Gym Southend (top floor of Victoria Plaza). FREE as part of your SU membership!
SU Just Play Ballet Barre
11th November
Studio J
A brand new Just Play class for 2021 instructed by one of our very own E15 graduates!
SU Just Play HIIT
17th November
Welcome Gym Southend
Join us for a HIIT and Core session at the Welcome Gym Southend (top floor of Victoria Plaza). FREE as part of your SU membership!
SU Just Play Ballet Barre
18th November
Studio J
A brand new Just Play class for 2021 instructed by one of our very own E15 graduates!
Local event: Leigh Farmers Market
19th November
Leigh Community Centre
Leigh provide a range of stalls selling all different types of homegrown produce including meat, veg, cheese, eggs, bread, pastries, honey, spices, desserts and so much more.
Local Event: The Sisterhood Book Club: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
24th November
Jacqson Diego Story Emporium
The Sisterhood Book Club is a friendly book club for adults discovering and rediscovering female protagonists in classic, modern classic and contemporary world fiction written by women.
SU Just Play Ballet Barre
25th November
Studio J
A brand new Just Play class for 2021 instructed by one of our very own E15 graduates!
SU Just Play Ballet Barre
2nd December
Studio J
A brand new Just Play class for 2021 instructed by one of our very own E15 graduates!
Southend SU: HSC Focus Group
9th December
The Mezz (& Zoom)
Calling all HSC students! We're hosting a new informal focus group for students to come along and voice their concerns, stresses, or provide positive feedback.
Southend SU: Student Town Hall Meeting
15th December
Zoom ID: 967 5420 0385
Calling Southend students. We're hosting a town hall meeting to discuss safety and security on campus. We'll be focusing on those who live in Uni Square but everyone is welcome.
Local Event: Christmas Farmers’ Market
18th December
Leigh Community Centre
Leigh Farmers Market provide a range of stalls selling all different types of homegrown produce including meat, veg, cheese, eggs, bread, pastries, honey, spices, desserts and so much more.

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