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Sun 24th September

Free Welcome BBQ
7:30am - 10:30am
Newman House, 29 Harrison's Rd, Birmingham B15 3QS
It's our First Sunday Social! Join us after 6.30 Mass to meet the current CathSoc committee, for fun and FREE food! All welcome! Walking Buses will leave from the clock tower, Pritchatt's and the Vale at 6pm
Wilderness Med Welcome Walk 2017
12:30pm - 8pm
Lickey Hills Country Park
Join us for a relaxed stroll and admire some of the best scenery the West Midlands offers, followed by a social at the Duck & Scholar to meet members, old and new. Whether you're new to Birmingham, BWMS, or neither, join our spectacular day of fun!
BUDS Pizza on the Vale!
3pm - 5pm
Duck & Scholar
Come and meet the committee and talk all things BUDS in the Duck & Scholar!
Benchball Taster Session
6pm - 7pm
Slater Hall
A free taster session for the Benchball Society! Come along to Slater Hall in the new sports centre to give it a go!

Mon 25th September

Free taster! Capoeira, the Brazilian martial art
4pm - 5pm
Guild of Students, Rosa Parks room
Free class to introduce you to the world of Capoeira!
KiSS Society Information Evening!
4pm - 7pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
The UoB KiSS Society helps to support families and children in Uganda gain access to educational, medical and pastoral support . Join us for a friendly chat about what we do, how we do it, and how you can get involved and make a difference!
Introduction to Volunteering in Birmingham
5pm - 6pm
Harvey Milk, Guild of Students
Volunteering 101
A Capella Taster Workshop
6pm - 8pm
Rosa Parks, Guild of Students
Are you interested in singing in an A Cappella group? Inspired by Pitch Perfect perhaps? Come to our society taster workshop!

Tue 26th September

Thinking about part-time work?
1pm - 2pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Help with your job hunt

Wed 27th September

Introduction to Volunteering in Birmingham
noon - 1pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Volunteering 101
Craft Society: Free Decopatch Craft Taster Session
1pm - 3pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
Come along and decorate a cute animal, shape or gift box! This is a taster session so is free of charge and you're welcome to drop in between 1 and 3. We run a different craft session every Wednesday afternoon, and membership for the year is £10.
Give Volunteering a Go
1pm - 4pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Come along and try something new
BUDS Welcome Meeting
3pm - 5pm
Deb Hall
Come along and find out what there is to look forward to from the Dance Society this year, pick up sports night tickets and collect 3 free class tokens!
Become a Volunteer Tutor with the Access Project
4pm - 5pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Find out how to make a real difference
Meet Your Volunteering Groups!
4pm - 5pm
Beorma Bar
Missed the volunteering fair? Come and meet our student-led volunteering groups and other people interested in volunteering!
Thinking about part-time work?
4pm - 5pm
Harvey Milk Room, Guild of Students
Help with your job hunt

Thu 28th September

Campaigns 101: Getting Stuck In
2pm - 4pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
Want to jump in and change things?
RAG Rally
6pm - 7pm
Rosa Parks Room, Guild of Students
This is your chance to hear what we are all about and how you can get involved! You could be on your way to helping organise events for hundreds of people, sending people on hitchhike adventures and raising loads of money for amazing charities.

Fri 29th September

Tabletop Games Society: Boardgames Taster Session
2pm - 6pm
Amos Room, Guild of Students
We’ll be playing Board games, Card games and Wargames! We have an entire locker of games, with some of our favourites including Dominion, Catan and Magic: The Gathering.
A Capella Auditions
4pm - 8pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
Are you interested in singing in an A Cappella group? Inspired by Pitch Perfect perhaps? Come to our drop-by auditions for one of our groups. All that is required is that you prepare 1-2 minutes of a song with no backing!

Sat 30th September

Birmingham Tour + 'What is Cathsoc?' Afternoon
10am - 4pm
Newman House Catholic Chaplainy, 29 Harrison's Rd, Birmingham, B15 3QR
Tour of Catholic sights of interest in Brum lead by our chaplain Fr Stefan - a great way to meet other students! The afternoon will provide time for football, coffee, sharing ideas for the term/year ahead, music and prayer
A Capella Auditions
2pm - 6pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
Are you interested in singing in an A Cappella group? Inspired by Pitch Perfect perhaps? Come to our drop-by auditions for one of our groups. All that is required is that you prepare 1-2 minutes of a song with no backing!

Sun 1st October

A Capella Auditions
2pm - 6pm
Beorma Bar, Guild of Students
Are you interested in singing in an A Cappella group? Inspired by Pitch Perfect perhaps? Come to our drop-by auditions for one of our groups. All that is required is that you prepare 1-2 minutes of a song with no backing!

Mon 2nd October

Volunteer with St Mary's Hospice!
5pm - 6pm
Mandela Room, Guild of Students
Find out how you can make a difference
DCL FREE TASTER CLASS!
9pm - 11pm
Debating Hall
DCL's first class of the year - completely free! No expericence, partner, shoes or membership required! This is your chance to have fun, socialise and try out various social dances including Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Batchata and more!!

Tue 3rd October

Hindu Society Meet and Greet
6pm - 9pm
The Underground
An opportunity to meet new people and your new committee! Everybody is welcome so come and join us for an exciting evening of icebreakers, games and a free Indian meal!

Wed 4th October

Bulb Planting at the Green Community Project!
1pm - 4pm
Green Community Project
Come and get your hands dirty planting bulbs at the Green Community Project near the Vale. Meet new people and make a difference at the same time!

Sun 8th October

The Big Birmingham Bucket Shake
11am - 3pm
Birmingham City Centre
Bucket shake in the heart of Birmingham to raise vital funds for Birmingham Children's Hospital! Bucketing shakes are the backbone of student fundraising, and as the first one of the year this is your chance to get to know the Carnival RAG committee.

Wed 11th October

Gardening at Winterbourne
1pm - 4pm
Winterbourne House
Come and try a bit of gardening at Winterbourne House. Meet new friends while making a difference!

Fri 20th October

BUDS Professional Workshop - Heels (General)
6pm - 7pm
Dance Studio
Come along and try a sassy heels class with professional dancer and choreographer Kane Foley!
BUDS Professional Workshops - Heels & Commercial Combined
6pm - 8pm
Dance Studio
Come along and try a sassy heels and an advanced commercial class with professional dancer and choreographer Kane Foley!
BUDS Professional Workshop - Commercial (Advanced)
7pm - 8pm
Dance Studio
Come along and try an advanced commercial class with professional dancer and choreographer Kane Foley!

Fri 10th November

Wilderness Medicine Skills Weekend Away
10th November 7pm - 12th November 7pm
Patterdale, Lake District
Join us for a weekend of walking, unwinding and wilderness frolicking as we take on Helvellyn with the country's finest wilderness med experts — learn the ins and outs of expedition medicine in this spectacular experience. Welcoming all abilities.
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