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Countdown to Freshers Move-in Day!

FRESHERS 2019



Everything you need to know about Freshers’ 2019 – Fresh Start!

If you are new to TL and want to meet you fellow students, please join the Facebook group HERE →.

Book your wristband tickets HERE →. Individual tickets for events will be available on the door for most nights, but a wristband ticket will ensure that you can get into every event and will save you some money too! Popular events may sell out and you don’t want to miss out, trust us!

Buy your wristbands online here:

Freshest £99
Fresher £75
Fresh £59
Boat Party £30
Information for U18s


Our Fresh Start Events



  Saturday 7th Sept
  

MOVE IN DAY 1
McMillan Student Village
Come and meet your SU team while you’re moving in, to collect or buy
your freshers’ wristbands and get your free freshers’ goodie bag packed with
lots of handy information and treats!

BOARD GAMES AND CHILL
The Duke
From: 7pm
Meet your fellow freshers over a drink and a Wandercrust pizza, and
really get to know them over a board game or two…
Free to attend.

  Sunday 8th Sept
  

MOVE IN DAY 2
McMillan Student Village
Come and meet your SU team while you’re moving in, to collect or buy
your freshers’ wristbands and get your free freshers’ goodie bag packed with
lots of handy information and treats!

LATIN VIBES
East Wing, King Charles Court (Music Faculty)
From: 6:30pm
Come and sashay down to the East Wing at KCC, for a night to remember.
With live music from Trinity Laban’s resident salsa band and a Latin DJ too,
let’s see those hips in action as you strut around the Peacock Room! Expect
dangerous rhythms, saucy syncopation and tequilaaaaa (if you so desire)!
Price on the door without a wristband: £10

  Monday 9th Sept
  

DIRRTY DISNEY
North Pole
From: 8pm
Beauty has had her beast, Snow White has a dwarf for every night of
the week and Peter Pan has finally grown up. Forget your ball gowns for this
one, we want to see your best Disney character getting down and dirrty. Cheap
drinks and Shisha all night long.
Price on the door without a wristband: £12

  Tuesday 10th Sept
  

FRESHERS’ FAIR
The Laban Building (Dance Faculty)
10am to 3pm
A day chock full of societies, freebies, unions, contacts in the
industry and naughty deals. Featuring Domino’s Pizza, Belushi’s (with Beer
Pong!), Wetherspoons and more! Did we mention free stuff?
Oh, and it’s free to attend.

UNDER THE SEA
Belushi’s
From 7:30pm
Come and dip your toes in the big belu-shi… see what I did there?
Another night of fancy dress, with free shots on arrival, take a deep breath
and dive right in!
Free to attend – this one’s on us.

  Wednesday 11th Sept
  

HANGOVER YOGA
Studio 2, Laban Building
8:30-9:30am
Stretch out your weary legs and beat your hangover with a yoga class
to cleanse your soul.
£5 – limited availability.

BOAT PARTY
Laban Theatre Bar
Drinks Reception: 5pm
Greenwich Pier
Boat departs: 7pm
A swanky boat party along the Thames with live music and a 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, so grab
your ticket early!
Wristband for boat party only: £30

  Thursday 12th Sept
  

HANGOVER YOGA
Studio 2, Laban Building
8:30-9:30am
Stretch out your weary legs and beat your hangover with a yoga class
to cleanse your soul.
£5 – limited availability.

SECRET TRINEMA
Studio Theatre, Laban Building
Doors: 7pm
Film starts: 7:30pm
We’re keeping this one under our hats for now, but we’ll be releasing
the film a few days before to let you scrabble around in your wardrobe for an
outfit. Cheap drinks from your SU bar, and popcorn too, naturally!
Price on the door without a wristband: £3

  Friday 13th Sept
  

HIIT CLASS
Studio 4, Laban Building
Class 1: 8:30-9:30am
Class 2: 10-11am
It’s time to LIVE IT Up! This total body, fast-paced workout has been
specially designed to improve balance, strength, endurance, speed and heart
rate recovery. So get involved, and see the difference it can make!
Free to attend – limited availability.

80s UV SILENT DISCO
Now, this really demands Flashback Friday! Don’t worry if you’ve got
different music taste to your new housemates, because with 3 channels of
music to choose from (obviously with one dedicated to 80s bangers!), you’ll
be spoilt for choice.
Fancy dress is a must.... think big hair, bright colours, clashing
prints!
Price on the door without a wristband: £12

  Saturday 14th Sept
  

SCAVENGER HUNT
Laban Building
Start: 1pm
The Bar Downstairs, King Charles Court
Finish: 5pm
What better way to familiarise yourself with your new home, campuses
and friends than to explore Greenwich and potentially bag a prize or two? You
will explore the myriad of backstreets, hidden gems and curious thoroughfares
that Greenwich has to offer and discover some remarkable things about each
one of them. You will delve into secret churchyards, trudge up the slippery
slopes of several picturesque hills and discover places that you would never
have dreamed could still exist!
Must be in teams of 3-6!
Price per person without a wristband: £2

PRE-DRINKS BEFORE VENUE
The Bar Downstairs
From 8pm
Come and join us for a cheeky beverage before we head on down to The
Venue, New Cross for a night that won’t be easily forgotten!
Free to attend.

  Sunday 15th Sept
  

RAMP IT UP
Laban Building
Start: 2pm
Food, games, live music and cheap drinks on the Laban green, followed
by a DJ on the ramp. What else are you gonna do the day before term starts?
Join in the games to win some Wandercrust vouchers!
Free to attend, but bring some cash for food and the bar!
Freshers Week 2

  Monday 16th Sept
  

FRESHERS… IT’S A DRAG!: DRAG SHOW
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. With
special guests, and a DJ afterwards, this is a night not to miss! Oh, and
don’t forget your glitter darling.
Price on the door without a wristband: £12

  Tuesday 17th Sept
  

JAZZ JAM
Little Faith Taproom
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.
Price on the door without a wristband: £5

  Wednesday 18th Sept
  

POSTGRADUATE COCKTAILS
The Bar Downstairs, King Charles Court
From: 5pm
Meet your fellow Postgraduate padres. It might not be a swanky bar,
but who wants to pay £11 for a cocktail?
Free to attend.

  Thursday 19th Sept
  

QUIZ NIGHT
The Bar Downstairs, King Charles Court
Doors: 6pm
Quiz: 7pm
Have you survived your first week at TL? Come test if you have any
brain cells left after last week’s frivolity, because who doesn’t love to
show off their useless general knowledge skills? Cheap drinks and fabulous
compering from your SU team.
Price on the door without a wristband: £3

  Saturday 21st Sept
  

IKEA TRIP
The Bar Downstairs
Meet at 1pm
Whether you’re coming to secure the finishing touches for you room,
or if you’re just in it for the meatballs, there’ll definitely be time for a
game of hide and seek or two. Or just refresh your tinder profile with some
well-put together photographs inside the showrooms! Check out their website
now to get an idea of what you need: https://www.ikea.com/gb/en
Free to attend.

CEILIDH
Blackheath Halls
From 7pm
We’re a music and dance
conservatoire, so come and enjoy the Scottish fusion of the two! This event
will see you birling and twirling the night away. If you’ve never experienced
a ceilidh before, it’s a must! If you are a ceilidh veteran, you know how
good it will be! Come along and enjoy a dance and a dram, as we do-si-do the
night away with live music from Stroma.
Price on the door without a wristband: £10

  Sunday 22nd Sept
  

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP
Venue TBC
Time TBC

  Date
  TBC
  

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

  Sunday 29th Sept
  

COME AND PLAY
Venue TBC
Orchestra 10-12 noon
Singers 12:30-2:30pm
All Together 2:45-5pm
Conducted by the one and only Tom Knowles, Trinity Laban Session
Orchestra invites you to Come and Play: Legally Blonde! We’ll be playing
through the show with our scratch ensemble. Absolutely everyone can attend,
sign-up quick to ensure the part you want!
Free to attend.

  Saturday 26th October
  

OKTOBERFEST
Venue TBC
From: 5:30pm
A first from TLSU, come and join us for Oktoberfest: the world's
largest beer celebration! Experience authentic German Food, Beer and Oompah
music for what will be a night to remember!
Price on the door without a wristband: £12

  Wednesday 8th January
  

RESTART: WELCOME TO THE 20s!
Blackheath Halls
Time TBC
Welcome to the 20s everyone – and what better way to start than with our very
own Roaring Twenties Refreshers party! Think Great Gatsby. Think Peaky
Blinders. Think gangster and flapper. Join us for a night of jazz, black and
white movies, a game of blackjack or two at the swankiest of all the TL
venues! Get it in your diary now, and let’s celebrate the 20s!
Price on the door without a wristband: £12
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