Freshers Events

We have re-scheduled some of the freshers events listed below in line with the new government guidance, including the 10pm curfew. Updates of the new event timings are below and all ticket holders will be notified of the changes by e-mail.

We have transformed our spaces and teamed up with Nottingham’s greatest venues to bring you a wide range of safe events and experiences.  

Priority Pass Holders: make sure to use your voucher codes to book onto the events below.


Monday 28th September
Encore
6pm – 10pm 
(original tickets for 10pm on this date still valid for the new time. If you have a ticket to Encore on a different date, the date will remain the same as your original ticket but times have moved to 6pm-10pm)

Enjoy the best in R&B, Hip-Hop, Dancehall and Afrobeats as you take your seat at Encore.  Dress to impress and prepare for a VIP experience with free bubbly on arrival and table service all evening.  Tickets are strictly limited so book yours now to avoid disappointment.


Tuesday 29th September
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6pm – 10pm (original tickets for 10pm on this date still valid)

Trent’s LGBTQ+ friendly night. Everyone is welcome at the ultra-friendly evening hosted in conjunction with NTU Pride.  It’s the perfect place to meet new friends.  With tables up to 6 and a DJ bringing some classic disco vibes.  You’ll receive a free drink on arrival and there’s table service available all evening. 


Wednesday 30th September
Acoustic Sessions
2pm – 5:30pm
(original tickets for 6:30pm on this date still valid)

Take a seat and enjoy a chilled afternoon of live music performances at the Acoustic Sessions. Featuring some of Nottingham’s finest up-and-coming live music talent.  A free drink is included as part of your ticket and there’s table service all afternoon.


Wednesday 30th September
Oktoberfest
6pm – 10pm
(original tickets for 10pm on this date still valid)

Trent takes over Bierkeller to celebrate Oktoberfest. Expect decor, bunting, german sausages, and full steins delivered to your table. Live DJs throughout the evening playing tunes. Your ticket also includes a spirit and mixer or soft drink.


Thursday 1st October
Penny Lane
2pm – 5:30pm (original tickets for 11pm on this date still valid)

Penny Lane is a place for everyone, bringing the bright lights of the fair to Nottingham in a venue that needs to be seen to be believed. With seaside games & entertainments to play while you sip an incredible selection of cocktails. You can experience it all before anyone else this year!  Your ticket includes 5 gaming tokens to use in the arcade and a seat at a table in this incredible venue. 


Friday 2nd October
SHANGRI-LA
6pm – 10pm (original tickets for 6pm on this date still valid)

The Freshers Week main event! Let us take you on a journey to the hidden valley of Shangri-La. Your City Campus Students’ Union has been completely transformed into a mythical paradise, complete with live festival-style DJ sets from the best Nottingham has to offer.  Take your seat and enjoy the music with table service all evening.  Your ticket also includes a drink on arrival. 


Saturday 3rd October
Outdoor Cinema
6:30pm – 9pm
(Please note: we are running this event on Tuesday 29th September also. If you have a ticket for Outdoor Cinema on a different date, your original date and time have remained the same and your event is still going ahead.)

Get drinks brought directly to your seat as you get comfortable under the stars at Nottingham Trent’s unique Outdoor Cinema on Clifton Campus. Showcasing one of Marvel cinemas greatest films, on our 150-inch outdoor screen. Bring a blanket to get cosy.  Pizza’s will be available to order to your table and there’s free popcorn on arrival for all ticket holders.


Saturday 3rd October
Muddle

2pm – 5:30pm (original tickets for 6:30pm on this date still valid for the new time. If you have a ticket to Muddle on a different date, the date will remain the same as your original ticket but times have moved to 2pm-5:30pm)

Introducing…Muddle! NTSU’s famous weekly cocktail session hosted in the Loft.  Sit down, relax and enjoy the vibes with a live DJ playing all the best tunes and a mouth-watering selection of cocktails on offer – not forgetting our range of mocktails!  A free cocktail on arrival is included as part of your ticket. 


Sunday 4th October
Super Mega Quiz of Extreme Awesomeness
2pm – 5:30pm 
(original tickets dated Saturday 3rd October still valid for this new date and time)

This isn’t any old quiz, it’s The Super Mega Quiz of Extreme Awesomeness hosted on the main stage of Shangri-La.  Test your general knowledge and be in with a chance of winning great prizes, including £100 cash, Apple AirPods, a Smart TV, a UE Boom Bluetooth speaker, event tickets and a bar tab. Don’t miss the best pub quiz in town!  Your ticket includes a free drink served straight to your table.  Food will be available to order.


Sunday 4th October
Comedy Box
6:30pm – 9:30pm 
(original tickets for this date still valid at the new time)

Take your seat in front of the Shangri-La main stage for the Comedy Box.  Get ready to laugh out loud as we bring you a line-up of performers, including some of Britain’s best up-and-coming comedians.   Food and drink will be available and delivered directly to your table.


Sunday 4th October
ROCK CITY
6pm – 10pm (original tickets for this date are still valid for the new earlier time)

Trent take over Rock City for their famous Tuned event. Take a seat in the iconic venue with table service all night long serving 2 4 1 drinks. An evening filled with nothing but pure bangers! Your ticket also includes a drink of a Rock City classic – the Jager bomb.


Monday 5th October
UV Bingo
6pm – 10pm 
(Original tickets dated Saturday 26th September still valid for this new date)

Live from the main stage at Shangri-La is… UV bingo! Get your glowsticks ready as we’ve combined Bingo with an evening of UV fun. With DJ’s playing great tunes, our iconic host, and cash prizes to be won, this isn’t one to miss.   Your ticket also includes a free drink on arrival. 


Sunday 18th October
FILM NIGHT

7pm – 10pm 
(Tickets from Friday 25th September still valid for this new date and time)

One of Marvel Studios greatest films, Black Panther, shown on the 120-inch screen in the cosy Loft bar at your Students’ Union. Get drinks brought directly to your seat as you get comfortable and enjoy the show.  Free popcorn on arrival for all ticket holders.


Bought a pass but not received your voucher codes? Email customerservices@gigantic.com with your order ID.

NTSU is working with the latest government guidance for all Freshers Events.  Venues have been thoroughly risk assessed.  All venues are seated with groups of no more than 6 people.  Venues are following the mandatory Track and Trace procedures.  Student ID and valid photo ID (passport, driving license or PASS approved card) will be required at all events.

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