DSD - Games and Hobbies Events

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Mon 18th February

Scavenger Hunt
10:30am - 1pm
Bookable Room 6
It's the event you've all been waiting for... GeekSoc's first ever Scavenger Hunt.
*Fully Booked* Stained Glass Workshop
11am - 4:30pm
E.Fry 1.01
Ever wanted to try making your own stained glass? Come along to this session, run by Julie Kirkham from Alby Stained Glass.
Laughter Yoga
11am - noon
Crome Court Common room
Brighten your day and lift your mood through combining jokes, exercises, breathing techniques and, of course, laughter in a supportive environment.
A Taste of Acapella
2pm - 4pm
BDS 0.14
Come along and lose yourself singing 4 part harmony!
Mash-up Filmmaking: Competition Launch
3pm - 4pm
SCI 3.05
Fancy becoming an award winning filmmaker? East Anglian Film Archive’s mash up filmmaking competition is a great opportunity for novice and experienced filmmakers to hone their art, get their film publicly screened, and compete for prizes!

Tue 19th February

Produce a Short Film: 3 Day Event.
19th February 10:30am - 22nd February 5pm
Please see description for locations.
Fancy yourself as a film maker? Learn film making techniques with the East Anglian Film Archive and produce a short 5 minute film.
*Fully Booked* Stained Glass Workshop
11am - 4:30pm
E.Fry 1.01
Ever wanted to try making your own stained glass? Come along to this session, run by Julie Kirkham from Alby Stained Glass.
Mashup Filmmaking: Making Films with Archival Materials #1
11am - 1pm
MUS 0.20
If you are considering entering East Anglian Film Archive’s mash up competition, then this is a great opportunity to get some training and experience in making films using archival materials.
*Fully Booked* Harry Potter Studio Tour Trip
11:15am - 8:30pm
Meet in the Hive
Merlin's beard! Take a trip to the Warner Bros Studio this DSD Festival for the making of Harry Potter!
Indoor Laser-Tag
1pm - 5pm
Congregation Hall 01.19
Winner of the Best Activity award at the Do Something Different Awards, 2018.
Mashup Filmmaking: Making Films with Archival Materials #2
19th February 1:30pm - 20th February 3:30pm
MUS 0.20
If you are considering entering East Anglian Film Archive’s mash up competition, then this is a great opportunity to get some training and experience in making films using archival materials.
*Fully Booked* Baking Brownies with Campus Kitchen
2pm - 2:45pm
Vista
This one is for the chocoholics! Learn how to bake vegan chocolate brownies.
Mashup Filmmaking: Making Films with Archival Materials #3
3:30pm - 5:30pm
MUS 0.20
If you are considering entering East Anglian Film Archive’s mash up competition, then this is a great opportunity to get some training and experience in making films using archival materials.

Wed 20th February

*Fully Booked* Using your digital camera: Photography
9am - 4:30pm
MUS 0.20
Master the art of photography as you head into Norwich to take some amazing photos in the first part of this two-part session.
Old Clothes, New Tricks: Sashiko Upcycling Workshop
10am - 4pm
LCR
Upcycle your old clothes into incredible new designs with this fun an interactive workshop!
Screenwriting Workshop
10am - noon
JSC 1.02
Have YOU got a great idea for a feature film? Love movies and want to know how scripts work? Or ever secretly thought you would do a much better job of writing a TV drama? This whistle-stop tour of How to Write a Script is for you!
Food Waste Reduction Workshop
11am - 1pm
Green Room, Union Building
Cut down on your food waste, save money, and learn how to be more sustainable with Food Savvy.
*Fully Booked* Self Defence: Krav Maga
1:15pm - 3:30pm
BDS 0.08
Krav Maga is a pure self-defence system and so has no sporting elements or rules only principles.
*Fully Booked* Bookbinding: Create a Notepad From Scratch
2pm - 3:15pm
TEC 0.05
Learn the basics of bookbinding in this creative taster session.
*Fully Booked* Barista Skills
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Vista Coffee Bar
Master latte art and learn how to make the perfect cappuccino.
Feminist Pop-Culture Quiz
3pm - 5pm
Bookable Room 1
Come test your knowledge at our feminist quiz!
Bookbinding: Create a Notepad From Scratch #2
3:30pm - 4:45pm
TEC 0.05
Learn the basics of bookbinding in this creative taster session.
*Fully Booked* Stained Glass Workshop
5pm - 9pm
E.Fry 1.01
Ever wanted to try making your own stained glass? Come along to this session, run by Julie Kirkham from Alby Stained Glass.
Puncture Repair: Key Bike Skills
5pm - 7pm
Congregation Hall 01.10
UEA Rebicycle teaches people who love bikes how to keep theirs in great condition - even if you dont have a bike, we can still teach you something on one of ours. This session will be focusing on simple tyre puncture repair - something anyone can do!

Thu 21st February

*Fully Booked* Using your digital camera: Photoshop and Image Editing
9am - 4:30pm
MUS 0.20
In the second part of this two-part session, learn how to use photoshop to enhance your photos!
Splat Splat: Paintballing Trip
12:15pm - 5pm
Meeting at the Hive
Prepare to lock, load and Experience the Adventure with a trip to Skirmish Paintball Norwich.
Bookbinding: Create a Notepad From Scratch #3
2pm - 3:15pm
TEC 1.02
Learn the basics of bookbinding in this creative taster session.
Bookbinding: Create a Notepad From Scratch #4
3:30pm - 4:45pm
TEC 1.02
Learn the basics of bookbinding in this creative taster session.

Fri 22nd February

Music Production Workshops
9am - noon
Music Building, Creative Practice Lab.
From drum loops to guitar riffs, Music Recording and Production Society invites participants to sit down at an iMac and get stuck into digitally crafting music.
Adnams Brewery and Shopping Trip
9:15am - 6pm
Meet in the Hive
Sample the finest beverages and spirits by the sea, including a trip into the scenic town of Southwold.
*Fully Booked* Self Defence: Krav Maga (AM)
10:45am - 1pm
Crome Court Common Room
Krav Maga is a pure self-defence system and so has no sporting elements or rules only principles.
BAME Photography Workshop
11am - 1pm
Bookable Room 6
Amplify your Instagram feed.
Lightsaber Duelling Workshop #1
noon - 1pm
C.Hall 01.20
The Force is calling - learn to wield a lightsaber in the Do Something Different Festival!
Lego Maths
1pm - 3pm
Union House, Bookable Room 6
Do you like Lego? And do you want to get a different flavour of Maths? This is an interactive workshop and will be of interest to anyone who is interested in Lego or Maths!
Lightsaber Duelling Workshop #2
1:30pm - 2:30pm
C.Hall 01.19
The Force is calling - learn to wield a lightsaber in the Do Something Different Festival!
Self Defence: Krav Maga (PM)
1:45pm - 4pm
Crome Court Common Room
Krav Maga is a pure self-defence system and so has no sporting elements or rules only principles.
Extreme Sports: Goggle Football
2:20pm - 4:20pm
Sportspark Hall 1
Is the ball closer or further away? Wearing extreme goggles, play football like never before!
Asian Cooking with Campus Kitchen
3pm - 3:45pm
Sainsbury Centre, Modern Life Cafe Kitchen
Learn how to create an authentic Asian curry and become a master chef in your own kitchen.
Lightsaber Duelling Workshop #3
3pm - 4pm
C.Hall 01.19
The Force is calling - learn to wield a lightsaber in the Do Something Different Festival!
*Fully Booked* Cryptic Escape Rooms Trip (Fri)
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cryptic Escape Norwich
Can you escape the room? Challenge your friends in the Do Something Different Festival to one of three exciting escape rooms!

Sat 23rd February

Come And Play Boules!
10am - 2pm
Eaton Park Bowling Greens (Near Tennis Courts)
Come along to Eaton park for a free taster session in Boules with Norwich Petanque Club.
*Fully Booked* Cryptic Escape Rooms Trip (Sat)
11:30am - 1:30pm
Cryptic Escape Norwich
Can you escape the room? Challenge your friends in the Do Something Different Festival to one of three exciting escape rooms!

Sun 24th February

Come And Play Boules!
10am - 2pm
Eaton Park Bowling Greens (Near Tennis Courts)
Come along to Eaton park for a free taster session in Boules with Norwich Petanque Club.

Wed 6th March

Cycling Training - Learn to ride!
1pm - 4pm
Meet outside the Sportspark Entrance
One of the best ways for students to get around is by bicycle. If you don’t feel confident, safe, or experienced enough to ride a bike – this free course, based at UEA campus is for you.

Sat 9th March

UEA Colour Run 2019
1pm - 4pm
The Square

Wed 13th March

Cycling Training - Learn to ride!
1pm - 4pm
Meet outside the Sportspark Entrance
One of the best ways for students to get around is by bicycle. If you don’t feel confident, safe, or experienced enough to ride a bike – this free course, based at UEA campus is for you.
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