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how to do welcome week on a budget

With all the amazing events going on throuhg welcome week, it is understandable that you want to watch your pennies now you're a responsible adult. Here is a list of different events that that may suit your budget. No matter what your budget, there is still so much for you to get involved in. 

£50 Welcome Budget

Every Sunday: Bobs Big Quiz - £3 

  • There are lots of prizes to give away for winning the quizzes, best names, worst performance... so you can win anything! 

23rd September: Food fayre - Free 

  • We have organised food vendors in and around Norwich to come and give you a load of free samples to feast on 

26th September: Laugh at LCR - £10 

  • See amazing comedians like Rhys James, Martin Westgate MC, Louie Green and our very own Dom Mackie take the stage for a night of laughs

27th September Free: Arcade Day in the Hive - Free  

  • Drop in and have a free go on consoles and our arcade game 

Week commencing 30th September: Week 2 wristband - £35 

  • Access to all six events as you head into the city to experience Norwich nightlife. If you’re doing the maths, that is only £5.84 for each event which to me, is a bargain! 


£25 Welcome Budget 

22nd September: Welcome Back UV Party - £5 

  • If you didn’t manage to grab yourself tickets to the Welcome Party then fear not as Union Promotions have got you covered. Get yourself down to Bar and Beyond for a big UV night out 

23rd September: Fresh T-shirt Giveaway - £8 

  • This club night is for all you hip hop fans. Head to Mantra for the best hip-hop anthems and get yourself a t-shirt 

25th/26th/27th September: Plant Sale – Free 

  • Why not jazz up your new room with some cute plants? 

27th September: Roller Disco - £5 

  • Get your skates on for this 80s disco in the Sportspark, dress-up is highly encouraged! Pick your time slot and get skating 

28th September: A-List - £5/£6  

  • The only place to be on a Saturday night! You have chart hits, RnB and house music to choose from 


Free Welcome Budget 

23rd September: Pots and Pans sale – Free 

  • Whether you have forgotten so essentials or you fancy some new kitchen items, have a browse through our sale 

24th September: Societies Fair – Free 

  • An opportunity to meet new people and do something different. There is so much on offer, how will you choose? 

25th September: Vintage Clothing Sale - Free 

  • Head to the street to find some new, vintage clothes and it’s sustainable so it is a double win 

25th September: Sports Fair – Free 

  • Come check out the wide range of clubs on offer. From yoga to football, there is something for everyone 

28th /29th September: Cinema in the Square - Free 

  • Greatest Showman on Saturday and Black Panther on Sunday 29th.  

From Friday 20th: Rugby World Cup - Free 

  • Get yourself down to blue bar and watch all the action 

To buy or secure your place at these events, then head to our SU website here now!


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