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Hallooowwweeeennnnn at London Met

We have a couple of great Halloween events coming up next week at London Met.

Tuesday 24 October

First up is ‘Sew Spooky’… an event where you can swap your old Halloween costume to get a totally new one, upcycle an old one, and learn to make-do-and-mend! Click the link to register for a free ticket. Places are limited so hurry!

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Sew Spooky at London Met Uni – Halloween Costume Swap, drop in 10 – 4pm. Bring last years’ costume and swap it for something new to you.
Sew Spooky repairs – bring your clothes back from the dead, 11 – 12noon [book here] and 2 -3pm [book here]. Learn how to resurrect your wardrobe favourites and dip your toes into the world of sewing and repairs.
Sew Spooky Halloween Costume Making Workshop, 12:30 -1.30pm. Stuck with what to wear this Halloween? In this workshop you’ll learn how to make, alter or embellish clothes and costumes and turn them into something spooky. Book free ticket.

 

Wednesday 25 October – Haunted Halloween Frat House!

It’s the big party you know and love at London Met… it’s Frat House! But this month something weird is going on… the house is HAUNTED?!?!?!

Will you be brave enough to investigate??

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We’ll have:

Bloody beer pong (free) from 9pm–10pm
Best dressed will be crowned King and Queen of the Damned at midnight
Mummy wrapping contest, gunge lucky dip and toxic apple bobbing
Devilish DJs and demonic dancing all night
Tickets are £3 Metcard, £4 any student, £5 guest.
London Met students can sign in up to two guests.
Last entry strictly at 1am.
Guests must have photo ID for entry.

See on the dance floor, we’re off to practice our Thriller moves…

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London Met Freshers’ 2016 starts Monday 26 September

London Met’s Freshers’ activity starts on Monday 26 September.

There are two weeks of amazing events and entertainment, followed by a huge Freshers’ closing party on Friday 14 October.

Freshers’ Fairs are in Aldgate campus on Tuesday 4 October, and in Holloway campus on Thursday 6 October.

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Most events are free for Freshers, you can get a free entry wristband from our student venue The Rocket, or from our events team at enrolment around the different campuses.

All the most up to date info will be on our facebook and twitter, say hello and keep in touch!

#londonmetfreshers

London Metropolitan University Freshers 2016

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We’re busy planning all the brilliant Freshers welcome activity for our new and returning students, and can’t wait for September!

London Met Freshers Week starts on Monday 26th September.

All the most up to date info will be on our facebook and twitter, keep in touch!

#londonmetfreshers

End of Year Summer Party 2016!

The famous End of Year Summer Party is back again on Friday 27th May 2016!

Tickets are only £5 advance for students, and with your ticket you get 2 FREE DRINKS AND A FREE BBQ! As well as a kick ass party 🙂

Click this link to buy your tickets on Eventbrite

More details on our Facebook page here

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Summer Garden 2016 at London Met starts Monday 18 April

We can’t wait for Summer, but until teaching ends instead we’ll have a BBQ every Thursday in the courtyard at Holloway Campus!

Delicious street food, giant games, music from Verve Radio and live music from our students as well as comfy deck chairs and more… not to be missed!

The first street food BBQ will be on Thursday 21 April, and then every Thursday if the weather is good!

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Take Me To Rio! Carnival party on Thursday 3rd March, at The Rocket

After Pay Day comes THE PARTY!

Join us at The Rocket on Thursday 3rd March for #TakeMeToRio – we’re bringing Rio Carnival to Holloway!

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Have a Caipirinha cocktail and dance to Brazilian carnival music fused with popular chart hits! DJ RNT knows how to get the party started. He’ll provide the Brazilian Bossa Nova/Samba sound, a little bit of Afrobeats, Soca and of course some House Music!

The 1st 50 people to arrive will get a FREE whistle! Dress as colourful as you like – photos will be taken on the night by Sharpington Photography. We have a special performance on the night from Taste of Brazil carnival samba dancers … You CAN NOT miss that!

So buy your Early Bird Tickets for just £4 (limited time only). Order yours today —> https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/take-me-to-rio-supporting-sportsaid-charity-tickets-21390126444

Party is 7:30pm – 11pm

LMU students may sign in up to 2 guests. Guests must bring Photo ID. Students from other uni’s welcome!

Christmas Market at The Rocket – Tuesday 15 December

In conjunction with Accelerator we bring you a free Christmas Market featuring London Met’s best designer-makers, alongside local vendors, delightful mulled cider, mince pies and stalls from our sports teams and Students Union.

It’s on 12-8pm, Tuesday 15 December and it’s free for everyone! Come grab a great gift!

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Merry Christmas at The Rocket this Friday 11 December

It’s time for our Christmas Party and this year it’s masquerade theme!

Presents, dancing, fun and games from 9pm – late.

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Upcoming events at The Rocket!

Welcome back to a brand new term at #Londonmet!

Well done on finally making it through your exams. Now they’re over, The Rocket is back to it’s normal opening hours, 8.30am-11pm from Monday – Friday, and we have some fresh new deals on offer for you at the bar!

Coffee and snack selection

Coffee and snack selection

– Every morning 8.30am-10am get a fresh barista coffee or hot chocolate for only £1

– Go continental! Get a pastry and orange juice for £1.25 from 8.30am-10am

– Power up anytime of day with a Panini and Redbull for £4!

And don’t forget our huge Welcome Back Party for all of our new and returning students this Friday!

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Welcome Back Party

It’s FREE entry all night, and a FREE glass of bubbly for the first 100 people through the door from 8pm (including those already in the venue). And you’d be a fool not to be as we have 2-4-1 cocktails from 6pm-8pm! Then we’re open until late with DJs on rotation, MetCard prices on the bar all night, free nibbles and loads of giveaways and prizes to be won. All details can be found here.

We also have the Verve Radio and Magazine London Met SU Launch Party coming up on Friday 13th February. All details can be found here.

We look forward to seeing you all back in The Rocket. And if you haven’t already, don’t forget to grab your FREE MetCard from behind the bar for even more discounts!

WELCOME TO SUMMER!

Got a booking? Get in touch!

Contact us at entertainment@londonmet.ac.uk

 

Summers here… we think!?

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Summer’s here, we’re available for bookings!

 

Exams are over and dissertations are in, and a sold out crowd rocked the Rocket on Friday 30th May like never before in celebration 🙂

Weather aside, it’s Summer Recess and we are now closed as a student venue until Freshers Fortnight in September.

We are available for private hire and if you have an enquiry please get in touch with entertainment@londonmet.ac.uk.

 

London Anime & Gaming Con

For anyone staying over the Summer, don’t forget we have the awesome  London Anime & Gaming Con 2014 on 5th and 6th July!

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Fun to be had at the London Anime and Gaming Convention 2014!

Two days of amazing costumes, cartoons, comics, video and computer games, plus a rave on the Saturday night 🙂

If that’s your thing you really need to be here!

Tickets are available on the London Anime Con website.