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.

Saturday 26th September
TrentTown
6pm – 10pm (original tickets for 10pm on this date are still valid)

Welcome to TrentTown, the main event on Clifton Campus and an opportunity to socialise with others from your accomodation. After a summer without festivals, get your bucket hats ready as we’re bringing the festival vibes to your Students’ Union venue.  With live DJ’s playing the best summer anthems, take your seat and enjoy the music with table service all evening.  Your ticket also includes a free drink on arrival.


Sunday 27th September
Outdoor Cinema
6:30pm – 9:30pm
(no change to date or time)

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.


Monday 28th September
SHANGRI-LA
6pm – 10pm
(original tickets for 10pm on this date are still valid)

Let us take you on a journey to the hidden valley of Shangri-La. The City 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.


Tuesday 29th September
ROCK CITY
6pm – 10pm (original tickets on this date are still valid at 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 evening 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.



Tuesday 29th September
Encore
6pm – 10pm
(original tickets on this date are still valid at the new earlier time)

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. 


Wednesday 30th September
UV Bingo
6:30pm – 9:30pm (no change to date or time)

Live from the main stage at TrentTown 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.


Thursday 1st October
Acoustic Sessions
6:30pm – 9:30pm
(no change to date or time)

Take a seat and enjoy a chilled evening 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 night.


Thursday 1st October
Oktoberfest
6pm – 10pm
(original tickets on this date are still valid at the new earlier time)

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.


Friday 2nd October
Super Mega Quiz of Extreme Awesomeness
6:30pm – 9:30pm
(no change to date or time)

This isn’t any old quiz, it’s The Super Mega Quiz of Extreme Awesomeness hosted at the main stage of TrentTown! Test your general knowledge and be in with a chance of winning great prizes, including £100 cash, Apple AirPods, Smart TV, a Bose 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. 


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

Take your seat in front of the TrentTown 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.


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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