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Spring Break Neon Party! Wednesday 29 March at The Rocket

Term is winding down, but we’re ready to let loose with some Spring Break vibes!!!

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Let the music play and enjoy an unforgettable night at our Spring Break Neon Party. Great tunes and special offers on drinks.
Neon painting, fun games and special prizes, all in one fantastic night. Get your tickets now, as this party is a guaranteed sell out!

London Met students can sign up to 2 guests.
All students must have valid student ID cards, and all guests must have valid photo ID. Last entry at midnight.

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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.

Freshers programme

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

Building up to LMU Freshers Fortnight 2014!

Freshers 2014

 

Freshers Fortnight 2014 kicks off at LMU on Monday 22nd September!

We have some great events and activities in store for you this year in and around campus, with all the info to be released soon…

There will be club nights, gigs, comedy, cabaret, vintage fair, taster activity sessions, competitions, give aways and more!

 

Wristy business…

Make sure to get your LMU Freshers Wristband as soon as you get to uni so you can get to all 2 weeks of the events for free.

We will have our Freshers events team out around uni that you can pick them up from, otherwise you can get one from The Rocket Complex and we will also be hanging around all the enrolment sessions giving out lots of info too!

 

Discounts? Yes please…

Make sure to pick up a ‘Metcard’ when you get to uni, which gives you great discounts around campus, especially on food, drink, merch and event entry! Our top tip is to use it in The Rocket where you can get the cheapest and best breakfast, brunch and lunch – Mon to Fri!

 

Freshers Fair – for everything you need!

The Freshers Fair is held on Thursday 2nd October at the Holloway Hub Sports Hall. Everything from info on all the great societies and sports teams you can join, to DJs and free slices of free pizza… we strongly recommend you don’t miss this one off event!

 

Freshers Welcome Party – just for you!

The Freshers Welcome Party is on Friday 10th October and is the last and biggest event of Freshers Fortnight! It’s a huge party with something for everyone, and ALWAYS sells out, so make sure to get your tickets nice and early. Find out more soon on our FB page.

 

Stay in the loop…

If you want all the latest goss and info on what’s going on socially around uni, you have to get involved with our facebook and twitter – let us know you’re here and get chatting, we’re a friendly bunch, very worldly wise about everything to do with #Londonmet, and would love to meet you!

 

Check out Freshers Fortnight events…

Freshers Calendar 2014

 

You can find us at:

Facebook.com/londonmetevents

TWITTER: @londonmetevents

http://www.rocketcomplexc.co.uk

See you soon!

x

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.

 

Summer Party and Happy Easter!

Happy Easter Everybody!

Hope you enjoyed the sun at the weekend!

So it’s time to paint eggs (for some reason), and eat all the world’s chocolate as long as it’s oval in shape 🙂

So end of term has been and gone last Friday, and we had a great time celebrating it with you. Check our facebook later today for all the pictures! We’ve got more in store for you, as always facebook and twitter are the best places for all the details, but here’s some info below too!

 

Pre-exams End of Freedon Party!

As last year’s ‘pre-exam party’ was so good, we’re running another one! Come celebrate with us and your mates on Friday 9th May, just before exams start.

 

Free entry, good music from 3pm and amazing drinks deals so you can party one last time before getting down to business!

See all the details on our facebook here.

 

End of Year Summer Party

We’ve released the date for the End of Year Summer Party, it’s going to be on Friday 30th May at The Rocket Complex! It will be the best time to say goodbye to uni friends for the Summer, and celebrate the start of some well deserved (and hopefully sunny) time off!!!

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This will be a highlight event of the year… with the usual food, drink and DJs, and various cool entertainment.

See facebook for all the details as they appear! 

Tickets will be released after Easter and available online then too.

 

 

 

This Friday is Chinese and Lunar New Year, as well as our International Students Party! Plus loads more events coming up in Feb!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR AGAIN… AND AGAIN??!!!

This Friday we’ll be shouting Happy New Year for the second and third time around!

Not only is it the Lunar New Year this Friday 31st January, but it’s also Chinese New Year.

Chinese New Year

Happy New Lunisolar Year everyone!

A colourful festival of red lanterns and dragons, it’s traditionally a time for honouring family, ancestors and deities, and to sweep away misfortune and welcome new good luck. And at The Rocket on the same day we’ll be honouring our International Student family at #LondonMet, with a great big welcome party just for them.

International Student Party – 8pm-2am – Friday 31st Jan 
£4 advance ticket (from the International Office or Rocket Bar).
£5 on the door
What a treat… we’ve got close up magic and mind reading from the amazing magician Jamie Raven.
A free glass of bubbly and nibbles for the first 100 people through the door at 8pm. We’ll have DJs, dancing and games until late, as well as great deals and discounts at the bar all night!
Magician Jamie Raven

Close up magic and mind reading with Jamie Raven at The International Student Party.

Tickets are available from the International Office or behind the Rocket Bar.
Last entry is at midnight so get down early!
Up to 2 guests may be signed in by a London Met student.
No Photo ID = No entry. Please bring your Student Card with you.
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Other upcoming events…
Party @ Your Moms House – 5th Feb – 9pm – 3am
SERIOUSLY YOU GUYS… BEER PONG RULES.
Beer Pong Tournament! Let's go!

Beer Pong Tournament! Let’s go!

Party @ Your Moms House returns on 5th Feb for a riotous red cups beer pong tournament with games and dancing until 3am.  Special deals on jugs and shooters all night at the bar. Outrageous games and prizes! As always geek is the chic and best jock and nerd costumes win prizes!!!
Tickets on the door are £2 metcard, £3 ANY student & £4 guest.
Last entry 1am
Up to 2 guests may be signed in by a London Met student.
No Photo ID = No entry.
Please bring your Student Card with you!
London Anime Convention
Sat 8th and Sun 9th Feb – Midday till late each day

London Anime Convention - 8th and 9th February 2014

London Anime Convention – 8th and 9th February 2014

We’re proud to once again be hosting the awesome London Anime Convention.

This is an event not to be missed for all fans of anime, cartoons, fancy dress and video games!

Tickets are £18 for the entire weekend and you can buy tickets and get more info here.

Dirty Money Valentine’s Special – Fri 14th Feb – 9pm – 3am 

Valentine’s isn’t just for couples!!!

Dirty Money

Red, yellow or green the choice is yours!!!

This Valentine’s Day at our strictly urban night ‘Dirty Money’ we’re making sure you know where everyone stands – so we’ve got badges at the door! No more confusion!!

Red = Sorry already spoken for!

Amber = It’s Complicated

Green = Looking for Love!

There’s a pre-party from 8pm – 10pm with 2-4-1 cocktails, then it’s DJs on rotation and music from all across the urban spectrum until 3am, with great deals at the bar all night.

Tickets are £2 metcard, £3 ANY student & £4 guest
Last entry 1am
Up to 2 guests may be signed in by a London Met student.
No Photo ID = No entry.
Please bring your Student Card with you!
Friday 28th Feb – Club Neon – 9pm – 3am
Neon Rave at The Rocket!!
Get glowing.

Get glowing.

More details to follow but as you can expect there will be free glow paint, glow bands, glow sticks, UV, lasers and a CO2 cannon!!
We can’t wait for this end of Feb blowout!!!
Looking forward to seeing you all soon for some major partying!
xx

Events in December… #Christmas soon!!!

‘Tis The Season for great events at The Rocket…

Cartoon Santa

He’s gonna be down your chimney soon.

Hope you’ve been busy in the gym and saving your dollar throughout November people… For it is now December and ’tis the season to stuff your face with mince pies and roasts with wild abandon!

Make sure to pop into The Rocket for the best priced coffee and occasional free mince pies if you’re lucky!

On that festive note we have some great Christmas events to get you in the mood before the end of term…

$$DIRTY MONEY$$

If you like urban music make sure to get down to $$DIRTY MONEY$$ on Friday 6th December.

All the best in urban chart, RnB, hip hop, garage, soca, funky house, bashment and more.

Dirty Money at The Rocket

Dirty Money at The Rocket

We’ve got DJs on rotation from 8pm… Special FREE ENTRY PRE-PARTY from 6pm with freshly made cocktails at the bar. LAST ENTRY IS STRICTLY 1AM.

Tickets on the door only – £1 Metcard, £2 Any student, £4 guest of student.

Next up…

CHRISTMAS CINEMA SPECIAL IN THE BACK ROOM – every Monday and Tuesday from 6pm

At 6pm every Monday and Tuesdays in December, the Back Room of The Rocket gets turned into a mini cinema, how cool!!

It’s free entry, comfy sofas, warm and relaxing with the film starting at 6pm, with free popcorn and hot chocolate for 75p!

The film will also be shown on a screen with sound in the main room of The Rocket.

Back Room Cinema... Every Monday at 6pm in The Rocket

Back Room Cinema… Every Monday at 6pm in The Rocket

Listings for the rest of term:

December in Back Room Cinema is our ‘Christmas Season’ all the way until end of term!

Monday 2nd December – Bad Santa
Tuesday 3rd December – Muppet’s Christmas Carol

Monday 9th December – Home Alone
Tuesday 10th December – The Grinch

Monday 16th December – Elf
Tuesday 17th December -The Nightmare Before Christmas

The big celebration is yet to come…

WEDNESDAY 11th DECEMBER – THE BIG LMU XMAS PARTY!

Time to say goodbye to coursework deadlines and essays for a couple of weeks and there is no better way to celebrate with your friends than a big pre-xmas uni blowout!

Tis The Season to Dance

Tis The Season to Dance

We’ll be partying like it’s the end of term and the year (oh yeh it almost is…) on WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER!

We have a very special night planned for all of you lucky LMU students full of xmas cheer, mulled wine and mince pies, dancing, games, drinks deals and awesome xmas entertainment!!!

WED 11TH DEC
9PM – 3AM
AT THE ROCKET

LAST ENTRY STRICTLY 1AM
£1 METCARD, £2 ANY STUDENT, £4 GUEST OF STUDENT

 

HALLOWEEN at The Rocket!!! Zombie Apocalypse – Wednesday 30th October from 9pm

Halloween at The Rocket is 30th October 2013 - Zombie Apocalypse!

Halloween at The Rocket is 30th October 2013 – Zombie Apocalypse!

IT’S THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE!!

See all up to date info on our FB

WEDNESDAY 30th OCTOBER, 9PM – 3AM

There’s been a toxic leak in the Superlab and all the students (and staff) have turned to zombies!!!!! Come help us fight them off, or join the zombie hordes for a night of brains, gore and zombie related fun!!! We’ve got ghoulish games, devilish drinks and sinister dance moves all night.

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Hallowed Games:

Slo-Mo Limbo
Mummy Wrap
Zombie Dance-off
Poison Apple Bobbing

Drinks deals:
Corky’s Head Shots – only £1 with Metcard!!
Pint of Rage Virus (Scrumpy Cider) – only £2.50 all night

FREE ENTRY in Hallowed Fancy Dress
£2 Metcard
£3 any student
£4 guest of LMU student

GUESTS OF STUDENTS MUST BRING PHOTO ID!
LAST ENTRY STRICTLY AT 1AM!

FRESHERS & RESULTS… EEK!!!

Happy Results Day!!

We just can’t believe that it’s already nearly September… just Notting Hill Carnival and Reading Festival left before we start thinking about studying again!!

Freshers planning is nearly complete… with parties, activities and fun opportunities for our London Met students to get stuck in, make new friends and see what uni life has to offer.

Keep Calm On Results Day

Don’t panic!

 

As I write this thousands of A level students are jumping happily in the air, results in hand, to the joy of local press photographers eager for a snap of our future students. Hope you get some good shots guys.

So very well done to all who got their grades. We’ll be seeing you soon, 23rd September is when Freshers starts!

For those who didn’t, there are loads of options. The uni might accept you anyway if the grades are close enough, so give them a ring. Otherwise there is the clearing system… clearing doesn’t need to be daunting, and it can make you realise there are other courses you’d love to do that maybe you didn’t consider before. I have mates who’s enviable careers started out on a decision they made in clearing. There are lots of Clearing Planners and online guides so get involved and get that place. LMU has some great clearing places on different courses, so make sure to give us a ring on 08000324441!

Freshers starts 23rd Sept at London Met!

Freshers starts 23rd Sept at London Met!

So for now it’s back to putting the finishing touches on Freshers Week. All the deets to be released soon… keep a keen eye as always on our

London Met Events Facebook Page

and of course follow us on Twittaaar:

@londonmetevents

for all the latest event info and general tips and tricks for student living in London!

For now, adieu!

x

 

End of Year Summer Party!!

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Summer Party - Friday 31st May

The Summer Party is Friday 31st May for all LMU students and guests

Celebrating the end of exams and the start of Summer!

The end of year party is for all our London Met students and your friends whether student or non-student, a great chance to celebrate with them before saying good bye for the Summer, and we want you all to come, to have a huge London Met party before the hols start!!!!

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It’s on Friday 31st May, 8pm – 2am.

At our London Met venue ‘The Rocket Complex’

We want to keep it super affordable for our students so tickets are only £5 for any student, £6 non-student guest, and this includes:

Included in the ticket price is a FREE BBQ and 2 x FREE DRINKS!!!

Summer comes to the Rocket Courtyard with a free jerk BBQ, steel band, pina colada bar and reggae DJs.

Create some precious memories with our amazing FREE London Black Cab photobooth – with fun props and free prints on the night for you and your friends!

We’re upping the fun with a VODKA ICE LUGE and a CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN too!

Live Party Band & DJs on rotation all night!

More entertainment and acts to be announced!!!!

Dress code is just ‘dress to impress’ – anything goes but we know you’ll be wearing your fanciest threads.

You can get your tickets from the Rocket Complex bar or shop, or click below to buy your tickets online! Hurry and get them before it sells out!!

http://www.londonmetstudents.com/events/index.php?page=event&event_id=904433