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Freshers 2018

Freshers 2018

Are you going to be joining Trinity Laban in 2018 as a new student?

To connect with your fellow freshers join our official Facebook page here: Trinity Laban Official Freshers 2018 →

Buy your freshers' wristbands here →


Our Fresh’n Up! Events

Saturday 8th MOVE IN DAY
MacMillan Students Village from 11am.
Come and meet your SU team while you’re moving in, to collect or buy your freshers wristbands and get your free freshers’ bag with lots of handy information and goodies.

BOARD GAMES AND CHILL
The Duke, From: 7pm
Only a stone’s throw from halls, this is a pub you’ll spend a lot of time in! Meet your fellow freshers over a drink, and really get to know them over a board game or two… Free to attend.
Sunday 9th MOVE IN DAY TAKE 2
MacMillan Students Village from 11am.
Come and meet your SU team while you’re moving in, to collect or buy your freshers wristbands and get your free freshers’ bag with lots of handy information and goodies.

RAMP IT UP
Laban Building, From: 5pm
Food, games, live music and cheap drinks on the Laban green, followed by a DJ on the ramp. What else are you gonna do with your Sunday? Free to attend, but bring some cash for food and the bar!
Monday 10th LET'S DRAG IT ON: DRAG NIGHT
HOSTED BY CALAMITY VAIN

Up the Creek Comedy Club, Doors: 7pm, Show: 8pm
Back by popular demand, Calamity Vain takes to the stage with her fabulous Vainette backing singers for a drag night you won’t forget. This is a night not to be missed. Oh, and don’t forget your glitter darling. Price on the door without a wristband: £12
Tuesday 11th FRESHERS’ FAIR
Laban Building, From: 10-4pm
A day chock full of societies, freebies, unions, contacts in the industry and more. Did we mention free stuff? Oh, and it’s free to attend.

WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: PUB CRAWL
Starting at the Laban Ramp, From: 6pm
Welcome to the jungle! Bet you never imagined heading out on safari in Greenwich… well, now you can! Channel your inner spirit animal by wearing: Zebra, Cheetah, Leopard, Panda, Snake, Giraffe, anything fuzzy, furry, or fluffy and everything in between… Or shake things up by coming as a zookeeper! With a free drink upon arrival, games, competitions, challenges and drinks deals all night, this pub crawl promises to be the wildest one yet (pun definitely intended)! Price on the door without a wristband: £3
Wednesday 12th JAZZ JAM
The Duke, From: 7:30pm
Whether you’re on the jazz course or not this is a great night with Trinity Laban students and alumni getting jazzy. Feel free to bring instruments and get involved. Free to attend.
Thursday 13th BACK TO SCHOOL: UV SILENT DISCO
Studio Theatre, Laban Building, 8pm
Now we’re taking you back to school, and everyone is being sent to detention – only this one has alcohol! You and your new housemates got different music tastes? No worries! With 3 channels of music, there’s something for everyone! School fancy dress is absolutely a must. There’ll be tons of UV giveaways too. Price on the door without a wristband: £12
Friday 14th WELCOME TO THE BIG SMOKE
The Duke, 8pm
Join us for a night with Trinity Laban’s own Big Smoke Brass! Featuring pop and funk classics, don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes because there’ll be no standing still with these boys around. Free to attend.
Saturday 15th Wristband holders get FREE ENTRY to The Venue in New Cross!
Sunday 16th COME & PLAY
Venue TBC. Orchestra from 10-12noon, Singers 12.15-2.15pm, Put it all together from 2.30pm.
A first for our freshers’, by popular demand we will perform excerpts from Verdi's Requiem. Conducted by the one and only Jonathan Mann (he’s the Sir Charles Mackerras Conducting Fellow, don’t you know!). Come and join our scratch orchestra and choir. Absolutely everyone can attend (there are no limits), sign-up quick to ensure you get the part you want! £3 upon sign-up. Wristband holders will have access to early sign-up.

LIVE BAND KARAOKE
The Bar Downstairs, From: 7pm
Karaoke backing tracks are so not conservatoire. Come and perform your favourite songs with Sam Jewison’s live band instead. We’ve got sheet music at the ready, but feel free to bring your own too. Price on the door without a wristband: £5
Monday 17th POSTGRADUATE COCKTAILS
The Bar Downstairs, From 7:30pm
Meet your fellow Postgraduate padres. It might not be a swanky bar, but who wants to pay £9 for a cocktail? Free to attend.
Tuesday 18th THE BOAT PARTY
The Bar Downstairs, Drinks reception: 6pm. Greenwich Pier Boat departs: 7pm
A swanky boat party along the Thames with live music and a free drinks reception beforehand. A freshers’ favourite this event has been featured for years. London may not be Miami, but attending this sophisticated event it sure will feel like it. This event has sold out for the past 5 years! Wristband for boat party only: £26
Wednesday 19th HANGOVER YOGA
Class 1: 11:30-12:30
Class 2: 12:30-1:30
Stretch out your weary legs and beat your hangover with a yoga class to cleanse your soul. £4 – limited availability.

QUIZ NIGHT
The Bar Downstairs, Doors: 6pm, Quiz: 7pm
It might not be crazy, but everyone needs a night-off right? Come test if you’ve got any brain cells left after last week’s frivolity. Cheap drinks from your SU bar. Price on the door without a wristband: £3
Thursday 20th SALSA NIGHT
Venue TBC, From: 8pm
Come and sashay down to Little Nan’s in Deptford, for a night to remember. With live music from Trinity Laban’s own in-house salsa band, and a beginner’s guide to salsa dancing with our very President of Dance, let’s see those hips in action! Price on the door without a wristband: £10
Friday 21st A DAY IN THE LIFE OF TRINITY LABAN
Laban Theatre. From 7pm. Drinks afterwards at The Duke.
Trinity Laban invites new and returning students to come and enjoy a spectacular showcase of artistic activity from our community, celebrating the start of the year by sharing what we do best! This year’s performance highlights include: opera, new choreography, chamber music collaborations, jazz, folk music, shapeshifter ensemble, dance improvisations, new compositions and musical theatre orchestra. Free, but must get tickets from Laban Box Office.
Saturday 22nd Night-off!
Sunday 23rd SECRET cinema TRINEMA NIGHT
Laban Studio Theatre, from 7pm, film at 7.30pm
We’re keeping this one under our hats for now, but we’ll be releasing the film a week before to let you scrabble around in your wardrobe for an outfit. Cheap drinks from your SU bar. Price on the door without a wristband: £3