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Sunday 24 September


Moving In Day and Wristband Collection

All Day | Arts Hall | Free

We will be here to welcome you and make sure you are all settled in to university.
You'll also be able to pick up your FRESHtival wristband too. If you have any questions, look out for our FreshReps!  


Welcome BBQ
15:00 | Students' Union | Free Entry for First Years

Freshers, this is your chance to grab some free food, get your wristbands freshbook T-shirts to get you ready for your first night out in Xs, get used to the layout of your SU and meet some of the staff that are here to help you all year. We will even throw in a bit for your parents so you can thank them for all the driving!


Freshbook: T-Shirt Party
21:30 - 3:00 | Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £6 at the door

Our infamous annual Freshbook event! Grab your t shirt, a pen and get creative as you update your status or use a hashtag to let everyone know how fresh you actually are!  


Monday 25 September


Hall Wars
12:00 | Old Bar and Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

A fancy dress competition that can net you some insane fresher prizes, VIP Packages, bar tabs and more. You could be the hero that wins your housemates AAA access to our biggest and best nights over the next 2 weeks! This runs all day and is definitely a marathon not a sprint so plan accordingly.


Mature Student Meet Up
14:00 | Students' Union | Free

This is our chance to showcase our support networks for those of you who don’t fall into the stereotypical student demographic. You’ll have the opportunity to meet other students like you, meet your SU president and enjoy a tea or coffee on us!


Tuesday 26 September


Murder Mystery
10:00 | Lampeter Campus & Town | TBC

We’re bringing Cluedo to life in Lampeter, Pick up a pack and follow the clues to see if you can solve the whodunit, if you’re correct and quickest there are some big prizes in it for you!!​


Quiz Night
20:00 - 23:00 | Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £2 at the door.

UCAS points wont help you here, bring every shred of knowledge along to our supersized quiz. Extra points for team costumes, prizes for best team name and some hilarious challenges which will allow you to double your score in our bonus rounds.


Wednesday 27 September


Sports & Societies Try Out Day
12:00 - 16:00 | Across Campus | Free

Fancy seeing what you could be joining to get you through your time here at uni, want to show of some of your skills or maybe just meet some likeminded folx for a  casual game, now is your chance to give it a go.


Bar Stockmarket
21:30 - 3:00 | Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £6 at the door.

Fancy yourself on the trading floor of wall street? Put your credentials to the test as our prices will rise and fall alongside demand. When the market crashes there will be a chance for every one to clean up but keep an eye out on the index because you don't want to get stung.


Thursday 28 September


Freshers Fair

12:00 - 16:00 | Arts Hall | Free

Every year, your SU brings you an opportunity to sample the best of what Lampeter has to offer at our Fresher’s Fair! Packed with something for everyone! Meet local and national businesses, and join a sports teams and societies! This one is going to be bigger and better than ever… Fresher’s Fair is one event that you do not want to miss!


Student Lock In
18:00 - 21:00 | Guild Hall Sqaure, Carmarthen | Free

Another absolute MUST! Street entertainment, food and exclusive student discounts and extended opening hours with a HUGE number of partners in Carmarthen! Do not miss this one!


20:00 - 23:00 | Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £4 at the door.

Snakes Alive! Get ready to win some great and some not so great prizes, Freebies to be had for everyone involved and a great way to warm up to the weekend!​


Friday 29 September


Macmillan Coffee Morning
11:00 | Arts Hall | Free

Cakes & coffee - all to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Research.  Get your best baking skills on the go, bring some cakes, eat, drink and be merry in the knowledge that your money has the potential to improve, extend and save lives across the UK.​


14:00 - 18:00 | Sports Hall | Free

Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive and Dodge! Head over to Sports Hall for our Dodgeball tournement. 


UV Rave
21:30 - 4:30 | Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £9 at the door.

The Xtension gets transformed into a foam pit while our UV rave will keep you on the dance floor until 5am. Board shorts and bikinis are a must as are sandwich bags to keep your valuables locked up and waterproof. We'll have glow sticks and paints for you to get into the party vibe in the Old Bar before it all gets a bit messy as we dance to Xs. 


Saturday 30 September


18:00 - 2:30  | Old Bar | Free

The Stage is all yours and talent is definitely not required, all you need is a give it a go attitude or some dutch courage and you can grab your 15 minutes of fame.


Sunday 1 October


Table Top Games
12:00 - 18:00 | Old Bar | Free

A low key chance to get some game time in and meet some fellow enthusiasts. We’ve got the fifa society coming down, RPGs and video games available plus a whole lot more!


Open Mic Night
18:00 - 2:30 | Old Bar | Free

If the Karaoke didn't do it for you then this is the one for all our music aficionados. A gentle Jam session where you can go it alone or meet some tuneful folx and play whatever you feel. There's a wealth of talent on campus so come down and join the noise.


Monday 2 October


Pop Up Union
12:00 - 14:00 | Lampeter Town | Free

Your SU will be somewhere in the town centre waiting for you and engaging with the community, come along and say hi!


20:00 - 03:00 | Xtention | Free

Free Pool, and the jukebox is loaded up with free credits all night, get here early to avoid disappointment! You decide exactly what happens on your Monday nights so feel free to come down and takeover! 


Tuesday 3 October


Coffee Crawl
11:45 | 1822 Cafe | Free

Meet in 1822, your on campus café and be taken on a caffeine filled tour of the towns best hotspots to relax during the day


Cocktails & Chocolate
20:00 - 24:00 | Old Bar | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £4 at the door.

2 Free drinks a chance to practice your mixology and some sweet skewers drizzled in chocolate.


Wednesday 4 October


Rainbow Run
12:45 | Students' Union | Free 

Get messy and get fit all in one go (maybe) we have piles of powder paint ready to cover you and your running mates as we raise some funds with your help! Donations Welcomed


Fancy Dress Fest
21:30 - 3:00 | Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £6 at the door.

We know every student brings at least one costume along with them and now's your chance to show it off. If you didn't plan ahead get crafty and make something up for an eclectic extravaganza. If you've ever wanted to see a Wookie  have a dance off with a Pikachu this is the place for you, and if you haven't stop lying to yourself that's the dream.


Friday 6 October


Freshers Ball
20:00 - 4:30 | Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £9 at the door.

Dress to Xs as we go upmarket for our most formal event of the freshers calendar. Black Tie isn't a requirement but it's always nice to get dressed up. We'll be running until 5am so make sure you've broken in those dancing shoes by now. Deals on Bubbly and cocktails to help make the most of this glamorous night


Saturday 7 October


UWTSD Lampeter Rounder's Extraganza
Time TBC | University Pitches | Free

Join the men's and women's rugby for an exciting afternoon of rounder’s, music and a BBQ. Helping the sporting year get off with a bang, an unmissable day that is the perfect introduction to university sports team’s social lives. Not only will you get to see both the rugby team’s play but also university staff and other student sports teams. And like all good sporting events there will be a bar available to keep you refreshed and in the Freshers vibe.


21:30 - 2:30  | Xtention | Free Entry with Freshers' Wristband or £5 at the door.

It's been a long 2 weeks and it's up to you how you end them. If you want to come down for a chilled Saturday and have a cleanse then we've got some great offers for you with cocktails, smoothies and vitamin infused drinks to get you back to feeling human.  If you want more then we've got multi-buy deals on bombs and shots alongside some deceptively dangerous cocktails to get you through the last night of our events. Until next weekend anyway.



Please note tickets are non-refundable.  

Collect your wristband/goodie bag from Sunday 24th September.

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