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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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Freshers Finale – Friday 13 October 2017!

It’s coming… the party you’ve been waiting for… #LondonMetFreshers

Tickets and all event info here

Freshers 2017 at London Met

London Met’s freshers activity starts on Monday 25 September 2017.

There are two weeks of amazing events and entertainment, followed by a huge closing party on Friday 13 October, the ‘Freshers’ Finale’. We also hold two Freshers’ Fairs at Holloway and Aldgate campus. There are events of all kinds and for all tastes, see the events calendar below:

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Our two Freshers’ Fairs are held in Holloway campus on Thursday 6 October (held in The Great Hall and The Rocket building), and in Aldgate campus on Friday 13 October (at The Wash Houses).

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, so say hello and keep in touch!

Look out for the hashtag #londonmetfreshers for all the photos and latest event info, and use it yourself when posting any photos! .

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Join our team of London Met students working in the Rocket venue now!

We are looking now for outgoing and fun loving LMU students to join our existing team of ‘venue assistants’. Applications are open so get involved!

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This fun and flexible position pays London Living Wage, and can fit around your studies. Work includes setting up and working at events in the venue, working on the bar, cloakroom, box office and promoting our events.

The Rocket runs a cafe bar and puts on the best student events from live shows to club nights, as well as private hire events. We have a vibrant and close knit student team who enjoy working and socialising together… it’s a great opportunity to get involved with events at uni and make new friends, and all staff are paid the London Living wage! Don’t delay, apply today through Met Temps – there are shifts waiting!

Karaoke! This Wednesday 15 February

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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

Euro 2016 screenings for staff and students at The Rocket

The Rocket bar will be screening Euro 2016 matches where possible, and as a special opening event we will have the bar open for Republic of Ireland vs Sweden at 5pm on Monday 13 June.

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The match will be screened live on the LCD screens in the Inner Courtyard (weather permitting), and in The Rocket.

The bar will be open during the screening for students and staff so come down and unwind after work… there will be a free drink for the first 25 customers from 4.30pm and cheap deals thereafter.

All 2pm weekday matches throughout the competition will be screened in The Rocket, with the bar open on other key occasions… depending on how England do!

Hope to see you there!

Matches we are showing so far at 2pm:

Mon 13 June- Spain v Czech Republic

Wed 15 June- Russia v Slovakia

Thu 16 June – England v Wales

Fri 17 June   – Italy v Sweden

Welcome Back Party at The Rocket!

Friday 29 Jan we will be having a warm welcome for all new and returning students… we can’t wait! See details on our Facebook here. #londonmet

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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!

#londonmet

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Winter Warmers mmm….

We have a fine selection of wintery warming drinks for you lucky people, and a xmas meal deal too! Served all the way until end of term, and all discounted to Metcard price to save on the pennies as Christmas approaches!!

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