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Term Pass - Get Q Jump and entry to all of the Sub Zero and Base events in term 3
23rd April 11pm - 9th June 3am
Sub Zero and Base
Get entry to 7 Feds (inc Derby Day), Alumni Weekend, Every Friday and Saturday night event in Sub Zero and Base - Plus you won't have to Queue! *Limited number available*
Derby Day After Party!
25th April 10pm - 2am
SU Bar
Join us in the SU Bar tonight to help celebrate the wins, forget about the almost wins and enjoy a big night out in the SU Bar Derby Day After Party! We'll have DJ pplaying the sickest tunes from 10 'til 2
DERBY DAY SPORTS FED SPECIAL- Limited tickets available on the door from 11pm
25th April 11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Want to guarantee entry? Grab one of the limited number of term passes now
SU Bar MEGA Quiz - £150 Jackpot!!
26th April 8pm - 9pm
SU Bar
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
Request Fest: The 90s throwback! - FREE ENTRY
26th April 11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
It's a new term and a new Thursday night! We're bringing you request fest! you request the songs you want to hear! The theme this week is the 90s! Think Eminem, Jay Z, Blur, OASIS and more! Entry is free, get your tickets now!
Fizz Friday - Top Bar
27th April 4:30pm - 11pm
Top Bar
It's the first Friday after payday so make sure you treat yourself!  Top Bar is having Fizz Friday's... with amazing deals on wine and Prosecco
The BSPS and BAME Students Network present: A Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Students’ Career event
27th April 6pm - 8pm
Hex
A panel discussion to hear how BAME professionals have achieved success and to help you understand how you can achieve your goals.
Cine10 Presents: Black Panther.
27th April 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king?
Mic Drop! - Karaoke Spectacular
27th April 8pm - midnight
SU Bar
It's Friday night so you know what that means the ultimate karaoke night... MIC DROP! Get ready to grab these amazing drinks offers and drop that mic!
MOTIVE - R&B - House - Hip Hop - Disco - Club Bangers - £2 Drinks, £2 Entry*
27th April 11pm - 3am
SUB ZERO
No theme, just a focus on the music. Every Friday our brand new DJ will be playing the best in RnB, Dance, Hip-Hop, and club bangers! That's all the motive you need to come out! First 100 tickets are free + term pass holders can bring 2 guests!
SU Bar Presents: Mixology
28th April noon - 29th April midnight
SU Bar
This Saturday SU Bar presents mixology, expertly-mixed cocktails blended with an equally tasty soundtrack to provide the coolest experience on campus.
IGNITE - Beach Party!
28th April 11pm - 3am
Base
Ignite is the premier LGBTQ+ night out on campus, with free entry for the soc, great music in a safe and exciting atmosphere that welcomes EVERYONE! Whip out your shorts and shades! This weeks theme is a Beach Party
SPRING BREAK PARTY - WIN A TRIP TO THE ULTIMATE SPRING BREAK DESTINATION - CANCUN
28th April 11pm - 3am
SUB ZERO
We're throwing the ultimate SPRING BREAK Party - R+B, Dance and Hip Hop Spring Break Anthems, Bucket Cocktails, Dancers, the chance to win a trip to Cancun, Spring Break Games and so much more. DONT MISS OUT - GET YOUR TICKET NOW!
Bar Bingo
29th April 7:30pm - 10:30pm
SU Bar
Have you got Bingo in your blood? Grab your mates & head down to the SU Bar to join us for the weekly Bar Bingo! £1 per card, a maximum of 5 cards per night + amazing prizes to be won including Term passes, Summer Ball Tickets +  bottles of prosecco
Cine10 Presents: Tomb Raider.
30th April 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished years earlier. Hoping to solve the mystery of her father's disappearance, Croft embarks on a perilous journey to his last-known destination
Milk It - 80s special
30th April 9pm - 2am
SU Bar
It's Monday night which can only mean one thing! It's time for the cheesiest night on campus.. Milk It. Get ready to sing your heart out at our karaoke warm up and then our Milk It DJ plays all the classic pop hits from the 80s!
Fizz & the Future
1st May noon - 4pm
Square 3
Enjoy a glass of free prosecco on us and embark on a magical mystery tour through the journey of an active student, shaping the SU's future, and electing Department, Faculty and SU Parliament Reps. Drop in for 10 minutes anytime between 12 and 4.
Cine10 Presents: Red Sparrow.
2nd May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
Prima ballerina Dominika Egorova faces an uncertain future after she suffers a career-ending injury. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons
Fed - Essex's Biggest Sports Social
2nd May 11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! 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
SU Bar Quiz
3rd May 8pm - 9pm
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
Coko Classics - 90’s and 00’s RnB - FREE ENTRY!
3rd May 11pm - 2:30am
Coko's back with a Throw Back Thursday. Giving you the best R&B and old skool Hip Hop from the 90s and 00s *FREE ENTRY* Please note this event is for current registered University of Essex Students only
Cine10 Presents: Rogue On A Star Wars Story. May The 4th Be With You.
4th May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family
Mic Drop! - Karaoke Spectacular
4th May 8pm - midnight
SU Bar
It's Friday night so you know what that means the ultimate karaoke night... MIC DROP! Get ready to grab these amazing drinks offers and drop that mic!
Alumni Weekend Friday: Red Cup Frat Party
4th May 11pm - 3:30am
Alumni weekend and what better way to celebrate than with an epic Red Cup Frat Party! *Alumni must create guest accounts before purchasing tickets.
SU Bar Presents: Mixology
5th May noon - 6th May midnight
SU Bar
This Saturday SU Bar presents mixology, expertly-mixed cocktails blended with an equally tasty soundtrack to provide the coolest experience on campus.
Alumni Weekend: Cinco de Mayo Tequila Fiesta
5th May 11pm - 3:30am
Sub Zero
Spice up you alumni weekend with our Mexican themed Cinco de Mayo tequila fiesta! Expect to see sombreros, photo-booth with Mexican themed prop box, pinatas, patron margaritas, and much more
Reggaeton
5th May 11pm - 2:30am
Base
BAILA REGGAETON!! You asked for it so Base is bringing it! Base presents a night of REGGAETON! With nothing but the best latin vibes playing the biggest reggaeton, Spanish, dancehall and R&B tracks all night
Bar Bingo
6th May 7:30pm - 10:30pm
SU Bar
Have you got Bingo in your blood? Grab your mates & head down to the SU Bar to join us for the weekly Bar Bingo! £1 per card, a maximum of 5 cards per night + amazing prizes to be won including Term passes, Summer Ball Tickets +  bottles of prosecco
Milk It
7th May 9pm - 2am
SU Bar
It's Monday night which can only mean one thing! It's time for the cheesiest night on campus.. Milk It. Get ready to sing your heart out at our karaoke warm up and then our Milk It DJ plays all the classic pop hits from the 60's to now
Cine10 Presents: Ready Player One.
9th May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure “Ready Player One,” based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon
Fed - Essex's Biggest Sports Social
9th May 11pm - 2:30am
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! 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
SU Bar Quiz
10th May 8pm - 9pm
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
Cine10 Presents: Ready Player One.
11th May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure “Ready Player One,” based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon
Mic Drop! - Karaoke Spectacular
11th May 8pm - midnight
SU Bar
It's Friday night so you know what that means the ultimate karaoke night... MIC DROP! Get ready to grab these amazing drinks offers and drop that mic!
MOTIVE - R&B - House - Hip Hop - Disco - Club Bangers - £2 Drinks, £2 Entry*
11th May 11pm - 3am
No theme, just a focus on the music. Every Friday our brand new DJ will be playing the best in RnB, Dance, Hip-Hop, and club bangers! That's all the motive you need to come out! First 100 tickets are free + term pass holders can bring 2 guests!
Eurovision Song Contest
12th May 7pm - 11:30pm
SU Bar
Come along to the SU Bar and watch the Eurovision final live with us and show your support to your favoured Country. Who will win this year's final?
Flex - Biggest hits of the 90's til Now - Limited number of Free Tickets
12th May 11pm - 3am
Get ready for a flashback at FLEX as we take you through the best of the 90s floor fillers 'til now! Expect your all-time favourites mixed in with the songs you love and know from today! LAST ENTRY 1 AM
Bar Bingo
13th May 7:30pm - 10:30pm
SU Bar
Have you got Bingo in your blood? Grab your mates & head down to the SU Bar to join us for the weekly Bar Bingo! £1 per card, a maximum of 5 cards per night + amazing prizes to be won including Term passes, Summer Ball Tickets +  bottles of prosecco
Cine10 Presents: Phantom Thread.
14th May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
Phantom Thread is a 2017 American period drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, set in London's couture world in 1954. It stars Daniel Day-Lewis as a couturier who takes a young waitress, played by Vicky Krieps, as his muse
Milk It - Neon Party - SU Bar
14th May 9pm - 2am
SU Bar
It's Monday night which can only mean one thing! It's time for the cheesiest night on campus.. Milk It. Get ready to sing your heart out at our karaoke warm up and then our Milk It DJ plays all the classic pop hits from the 60's to now
Cine10 Presents: Love, Simon.
16th May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online
Fed - Essex's Biggest Sports Social
16th May 11pm - 2:30am
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! 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
SU Bar Quiz
17th May 8pm - 9pm
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
Grease: 40th Anniversary.
18th May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Mic Drop! - Karaoke Spectacular
18th May 8pm - midnight
SU Bar
It's Friday night so you know what that means the ultimate karaoke night... MIC DROP! Get ready to grab these amazing drinks offers and drop that mic!
MOTIVE - R&B - House - Hip Hop - Disco - Club Bangers - £2 Drinks, £2 Entry*
18th May 11pm - 3am
No theme, just a focus on the music. Every Friday our brand new DJ will be playing the best in RnB, Dance, Hip-Hop, and club bangers! That's all the motive you need to come out! First 100 tickets are free + term pass holders can bring 2 guests!
Dance Anthems
19th May 11pm - 3am
It's Saturday night, head down to Sub Zero, light up your life and dance all night to the biggest Dance Anthems! We'll be mixing all your favourite Dance anthems old and new, grab your tickets now! LAST ENTRY 1 AM
Bar Bingo
20th May 7:30pm - 10:30pm
SU Bar
Have you got Bingo in your blood? Grab your mates & head down to the SU Bar to join us for the weekly Bar Bingo! £1 per card, a maximum of 5 cards per night + amazing prizes to be won including Term passes, Summer Ball Tickets +  bottles of prosecco
Cine10 Presents: Midnight Sun.
21st May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
MIDNIGHT SUN is a romantic tearjerker about 17-year-old Katie Price (Bella Thorne), sheltered at home since childhood with a rare genetic condition, a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight
Milk It
21st May 9pm - 2am
SU Bar
It's Monday night which can only mean one thing! It's time for the cheesiest night on campus.. Milk It. Get ready to sing your heart out at our karaoke warm up and then our Milk It DJ plays all the classic pop hits from the 60's to now
Fed - Essex's Biggest Sports Social
23rd May 11pm - 2:30am
Join us for the weekly Sports Social! 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
SU Bar Quiz
24th May 8pm - 9pm
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
Cine10 Presents: Rampage.
25th May 6:30pm - 10pm
Cine10
Rampage is a 2018 American science fiction monster film directed by Brad Peyton, and loosely based on the video game series of the same name by Midway Games
Mic Drop! - Karaoke Spectacular
25th May 8pm - midnight
SU Bar
It's Friday night so you know what that means the ultimate karaoke night... MIC DROP! Get ready to grab these amazing drinks offers and drop that mic!
MOTIVE - R&B - House - Hip Hop - Disco - Club Bangers - £2 Drinks, £2 Entry*
25th May 11pm - 3am
No theme, just a focus on the music. Every Friday our brand new DJ will be playing the best in RnB, Dance, Hip-Hop, and club bangers! That's all the motive you need to come out! First 100 tickets are free + term pass holders can bring 2 guests!
THE LEGENDARY TERM 3 POUND PARTY - TICKETS AND DRINKS FROM £1
26th May 11pm - 3am
Its time for the legendary Pound Party in Sub Zero! £1 Tickets, £1 Drinks. And even better, first 100 tickets free so GRAB THEM QUICK! LAST ENTRY 1AM
Bar Bingo
27th May 7:30pm - 10:30pm
SU Bar
Have you got Bingo in your blood? Grab your mates & head down to the SU Bar to join us for the weekly Bar Bingo! £1 per card, a maximum of 5 cards per night + amazing prizes to be won including Term passes, Summer Ball Tickets +  bottles of prosecco
Milk It
28th May 9pm - 2am
SU Bar
It's Monday night which can only mean one thing! It's time for the cheesiest night on campus.. Milk It. Get ready to sing your heart out at our karaoke warm up and then our Milk It DJ plays all the classic pop hits from the 60's to now
FREE FED - Essex's Biggest Sports Social
30th May 11pm - 2:30am
Exam Term special - FREE ENTRY FOR SU MEMBERS! Get your ticket quick as this is usually a busy one! Last Entry 12:30am
SU Bar Quiz
31st May 8pm - 9pm
The SU Bar Quiz is here! Every Thursday the SU Bar Quiz will be happening with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
Fizz Friday
1st June 4:30pm - 11pm
Top Bar
It's the first Friday after payday so make sure you treat yourself!  Top Bar is having Fizz Friday's... with amazing deals on wine and Prosecco
Mic Drop! - Karaoke Spectacular
1st June 8pm - midnight
SU Bar
It's Friday night so you know what that means the ultimate karaoke night... MIC DROP! Get ready to grab these amazing drinks offers and drop that mic!
MOTIVE - R&B - House - Hip Hop - Disco - Club Bangers - £2 Drinks, £2 Entry*
1st June 11pm - 3am
No theme, just a focus on the music. Every Friday our brand new DJ will be playing the best in RnB, Dance, Hip-Hop, and club bangers! That's all the motive you need to come out! First 100 tickets are free + term pass holders can bring 2 guests!
SU Bar Presents: Mixology
2nd June noon - 3rd June midnight
SU Bar
This Saturday SU Bar presents mixology, expertly-mixed cocktails blended with an equally tasty soundtrack to provide the coolest experience on campus.
IGNITE - Prom Night
2nd June 11pm - 3am
Base
Ignite is the premier LGBTQ+ night out on campus, with free entry to soc members, great music in a safe and exciting atmosphere that welcomes. Dress to impress because we're going to prom!
PROMISEDLAND - EDM & HOUSE SPECIAL - LAST SAT OF TERM - LIMITED NUMBER OF £1 TICKETS
2nd June 11pm - 3:30am
Sub Zero
The team that brought you Sub Fest is opening the doors to a new Production: PromisedLand. Join us for a night of Peace, Love and Unity with DJs dropping the biggest EDM and House tunes to take you on a magical journey. Get your ticket now
Bar Bingo
3rd June 7:30pm - 10:30pm
SU Bar
Have you got Bingo in your blood? Grab your mates & head down to the SU Bar to join us for the weekly Bar Bingo! £1 per card, a maximum of 5 cards per night + amazing prizes to be won including Term passes, Summer Ball Tickets +  bottles of prosecco
Pre-Milk it! Karaoke
4th June 9pm - 11pm
SU Bar
Sing along while we perform the greatest cheesy hits! Limber up your voice in the SU Bar before joining us In SubZero for it's big Milk It takeover!
Mega Milk It Presents: The Hogwarts Ball - Limited £1 Tickets available
4th June 11pm - 2:30am
You Fantastic Beast! It's Monday night which can only mean one thing! It's time for the cheesiest night on campus... Milk It. Head down to Sub where our Milk It DJ plays all the biggest Pop and Cheese songs of all time with a Hogwarts twist!
COKO - R&B, Hip Hop, Bashment & Grime - End of term special
5th June 11pm - 2:30am
Get your ticket to Coko here! Coko is the SU's premier Urban night with resident DJs playing the freshest in Commercial R&B, Hip Hop, Bashment and Grime. This event is for current University of Essex Students only.
FINAL FED - TICKETS WILL SELL OUT - BUY YOURS EARLY
6th June 11pm - 2:30am
Sub Zero
Join us for the Final Fed! Come and celebrate the end of term and exams with your Essex blades family! Get your best fancy dress on for this amazing night out! Get your tickets now because they're sure to sell out! Last Entry 12:30 am
MEGA SU Bar Quiz - Guaranteed Prize Pot of £200
7th June 8pm - 9pm
SU Bar
The final SU Bar Quiz is here with a cash prize up for grabs! Come on down to the bar with your mates and test your brains.. are you the smartest on campus?
Quids in
7th June 11pm - 2:30am
It's the end of exams and the last Thursday of the academic year, so grab a quid and celebrate at Quids In! Tickets are just £1. Free tickets for the first 200!!
Mic Drop! - Karaoke Spectacular
8th June 8pm - midnight
SU Bar
It's Friday night so you know what that means the ultimate karaoke night... MIC DROP! Get ready to grab these amazing drinks offers and drop that mic!
Summer Send Off
8th June 11pm - 3:30am
It's the last Sub Zero event of the term, the last chance to party with your friends in Subby Zee this year! R&B, Dance, Hip-Hop, House, and pure anthems. Last entry 1am.