Give it a Go Events

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Tue 17th October

Interactive Culinary Sessions SOLD OUT
6pm - 7:30pm
Inox Dine @ SU
Cocktail masterclass
Archery
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Activity Room 3 @ Goodwin Sports Centre
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear and suitable shoes. Bring water

Wed 18th October

The Cookery School SOLD OUT
4:45pm - 7pm
Uni Central @ SU
Build your own Homemade Pizza
Spanish 5 Week Language Course
5pm - 7pm
Monsal Dale, Ridge @ Ranmoor
An electronic certificate will be given for full attendance
KPop Dance
5:30pm - 7pm
No. 66
Turkish 5 Weeks Beginner Language Course
6pm - 8pm
HI-F38
All proceeds are donated towards the Syrian crisis. A certificate will be given for full attendance. This is a society led session
Casual Ice Skating
7:10pm - 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire). This is a society led session

Thu 19th October

Pound Fit
4:45pm - 5:45pm
No. 66
Wear sportswear and trainers. Bring water.
Cruelty Free Products
6pm - 7pm
Gallery Room 3 @ SU
Persian 5 Week Beginner Language Course
6pm - 8pm
HI-F20
All proceeds are donated towards the Syrian crisis. A certificate will be given for full attendance. This is a society led session
Taekwondo
6pm - 8pm
Stephenson Hall, Endcliffe
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear and suitable shoes. Bring water
Kayaking Pool Session
7pm - 8pm
Goodwin Sports Centre Swimming Pool
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear and suitable shoes. Bring water
Give It A Go Kayaking Pool Session
8pm - 9pm
Goodwin Sports Centre Swimming Pool
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear. Bring water

Fri 20th October

GIAG Volunteering - Sensory Garden
10am - 4pm
Sign up via the Volunteering Office
Chancet Wood Children’s Home is a short Breaks Home in Sheffield and Young People with Disabilities. They are looking for a group of students to help maintain their sensory garden.
Estimation Tournament
6pm - 10pm
Coffee Revolution @ SU
There will be an entry fee for those who will be participating in the tournament. This is a society led session

Sat 21st October

York - Residences Departure
8am - 5:30pm
Oakholme Road
You can either purchase a travel only ticket under General or ResLife, or for an additional price add on a Walking Tour ticket. If you add on the Walking Tour, you MUST bring both your travel & walking ticket with you.Travel time is approx 1.5 hours
York - Union Departure SOLD OUT
8am - 5:30pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
You can either purchase a travel only ticket under General or ResLife, or for an additional price add on a Walking Tour ticket. If you add on the Walking Tour, you MUST bring both your travel & walking ticket with you.Travel time is approx 1.5 hours
Taekwondo
1pm - 4pm
Stephenson Hall, Endcliffe
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear and suitable shoes. Bring water
Capoeira Beginner Classes
3pm - 5pm
Activity Room 1 @ Goodwin
Please bring water and wear clothes suitable for exercise, there are also facilities to have a shower after training if wanted.

Sun 22nd October

Matlock Tour and Heights of Abraham
10am - 4pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Ticket includes travel, tour of Matlock and admission to Heights of Abraham. Coach departs at 4pm. Travel time is approx. 1 hour.

Mon 23rd October

Taekwondo
6pm - 8pm
Stephenson Hall, Endcliffe
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear and suitable shoes. Bring water
Indian Head Massage
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gallery Room 3 @ SU
Involves pair work.

Tue 24th October

Interactive Culinary Sessions
6pm - 7:30pm
Inox Dine @ SU
An introduction to dough making - bread and doughnuts

Wed 25th October

The Cookery School SOLD OUT
4:45pm - 7pm
Uni Central @ SU
Chocolate Brownie Tray Bake
Malaysian Cultural Dance
5pm - 6pm
Uni Central @ SU
Please wear comfortable attire. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TIME AND LOCATION HAS CHANGED TO WHAT IS WRITTEN IN THE GIAG PROGRAMME
Casual Ice Skating
25th October 7:10pm - 26th October 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire).

Thu 26th October

Taekwondo
6pm - 8pm
Stephenson Hall, Endcliffe
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear and suitable shoes. Bring water
Body Language Skills
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monsal Dale, Ridge @ Ranmoor
Bring pen and paper
Sign Language 5 Week Course
6:30pm - 8:30pm
High Tor 4, Edge @ Endcliffe
An electronic certificate will be given for full attendance

Fri 27th October

GIAG Volunteering -Refugee Conversation Club
1pm - 4pm
Sign up via the Volunteering Office
Friendly conversation club in the city centre.
Mexican Skull Mask Workshop
5pm - 7pm
Activities Zone @ SU
Not suitable for people allergic to Paris plaster or Vaseline
How to Run a Cinema
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Ticket includes entry to Film Screening Also

Sat 28th October

Durham
8am - 5pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Travel time is approx. 2.5 hours
Argentine Tango class
10am - 11am
Uni Central @ SU
Bring water and wear sportswear
LaTeX
10am - 5pm
Diamond High Spec Computer Room
Some of our skill based courses are HEAR recognised. Full attendance required This is a society led session
Kizomba Class
11am - noon
Uni Central @ SU
Bring water and wear sportswear
Bachata Class
noon - 1pm
Uni Central @ SU
Bring water and wear sportswear
Taekwondo
1pm - 4pm
Stephenson Hall, Endcliffe
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear and suitable shoes. Bring water
One Pot Cookery Session
1:45pm - 4pm
Edge Dinning Room
This is a Residence Life only session
Capoeira Beginner Classes
3pm - 5pm
Activity Room 1 @ Goodwin
Bring water and wear sportswear

Mon 30th October

Taekwondo
6pm - 8pm
Stephenson Hall, Endcliffe
Give it a Go Please wear sportswear and suitable shoes. Bring water

Tue 31st October

GIAG Volunteering - Halloween Spooktacular - Morning Session
9am - 1:30pm
Sign up via the Volunteering Office
Volunteers are needed to help run activities such as pumpkin carving and face painting as well as helping to serve soup and refreshments.
GIAG Volunteering - Halloween Spooktacular - Afternoon Session
1:30pm - 7pm
Sign up via the Volunteering Office
Volunteers are needed to help run activities such as pumpkin carving and face painting as well as helping to serve soup and refreshments.
Halloween Ghost Walk
10pm - midnight
Meet on the Town Hall Steps
Wear weather appropriate footwear and clothing

Wed 1st November

GIAG Volunteering - SAGE Greenfingers
10:30am - 3:30pm
Sign up via the Volunteering Office
SAGE Greenfingers is a gardening group for adults who struggle with their mental health.
Portuguese 6 Week Language Course
4pm - 6pm
Gallery Room 3 @ SU
An electronic certificate will be given for full attendance
The Cookery School SOLD OUT
4:45pm - 7pm
Uni Central @ SU
Chilli Con Carne with Baked Tortilla Chips
Inai a.k.a. Henna
5:45pm - 7pm
View Room 6 @ SU
Reiki Workshop
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gallery Room 4 @ Su
Casual Ice Skating
7:10pm - 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire). This is a society led session

Thu 2nd November

Little Mix Dance Class
4:30pm - 6pm
Studio @ SU
Wear sportswear and trainers. Bring water

Fri 3rd November

GIAG Volunteering - Refugee Conversation Club
1pm - 4pm
Sign up via the Volunteering Office
Friendly conversation club in the city centre.
Japanese 5 Week Language Course
6:30pm - 8:30pm
High Tor 4, Edge @ Endcliffe
An electronic certificate will be given for full attendance

Sat 4th November

Oxford - Residences Departure
8am - 5:30pm
Oakholme Road
You can either purchase a travel only ticket under General or ResLife, or for an additional price add on a Walking Tour ticket. If you add on the Walking Tour, you MUST bring both your travel & walking ticket with you.Travel time is approx 3 hours
Oxford - Union Departure
8am - 5:30pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
You can either purchase a travel only ticket under General or ResLife, or for an additional price add on a Walking Tour ticket. If you add on the Walking Tour, you MUST bring both your travel & walking ticket with you.Travel time is approx 3 hours
The Making of Wayang (Shadow Puppet)
noon - 2pm
Foundry @ SU

Sun 5th November

Bakewell Taste Tour
10am - 4pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Ticket includes return travel and a walking taste tour of Bakewell. Travel time is approx. 1 hour
GIAG Volunteering - Support on a Sunday
noon - 4:30pm
Sign up via the Volunteering Office
The Sunday Centre provides a friendly shelter for homeless, isolated and vulnerable people

Tue 7th November

Interactive Culinary Sessions
6pm - 7:30pm
Inox Dine @ SU
All things cupcakes - baking and decorating

Wed 8th November

The Cookery School
4:45pm - 7pm
Uni Central @ SU
Batu Seremban a.k.a. Five Stones
5pm - 7pm
View Room 6 @ SU
Casual Ice Skating
7:10pm - 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire).

Thu 9th November

Mindful Life Skills
5:30pm - 7pm
Gallery Room 3 @ SU
Bring pen and paper

Fri 10th November

Give It A Spin with Andy H!
6pm - 9pm
Raynor Lounge @ SU
How to Run a Cinema
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Ticket includes entry to Film Screening Also

Sat 11th November

Liverpool
8am - 5:30pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Travel time is approx. 2.5 hours
Macrame
10am - 1pm
Gallery Room 4 @ SU
All materials and plant included

Sun 12th November

Newcastle
8am - 5pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Ticket includes travel only. Departure time is 5pm. Travel time is approx. 2.5 hours

Mon 13th November

Spanish 5 Week Language Course
5pm - 7pm
Gallery Room 4 @ Su
An electronic certificate will be given for full attendance
Sign Language 5 Week Course
6pm - 8pm
Raynor Lounge @ SU
An electronic certificate will be given for full attendance

Wed 15th November

The Cookery School
4:45pm - 7pm
Uni Central @ SU
Apple Strudel with Cinnamon Cream
Casual Ice Skating
7:10pm - 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire). This is a society led session

Thu 16th November

French 5 Week Language Course
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Gallery Room 4 @ SU
An electronic certificate will be given for full attendance

Sat 18th November

Chester - Residences Departure
8am - 5:30pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
You can either purchase a travel only ticket under General or ResLife, or for an additional price add on a Walking Tour ticket. If you add on the Walking Tour, you MUST bring both your travel & walking ticket with you.Travel time is approx 1.5 hours
Chester - Union Departure
8am - 5:30pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
You can either purchase a travel only ticket under General or ResLife, or for an additional price add on a Walking Tour ticket. If you add on the Walking Tour, you MUST bring both your travel & walking ticket with you.Travel time is approx 1.5 hours

Sun 19th November

Coventry Day Trip
8am - 5pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Travel time is approx. 1.5 hours

Tue 21st November

Interactive Culinary Sessions
6pm - 7:30pm
Inox Dine @ SU
Cheese and Wine - learn how to pair wines to foods

Wed 22nd November

The Cookery School
4:45pm - 7pm
Uni Central @ SU
Lamb Kofta Kebab with Tzatziki
KPop Dance
5:30pm - 7pm
No. 66
Casual Ice Skating
7:10pm - 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire). This is a society led session

Fri 24th November

Women Leading the Way
10am - 1pm
Students' Union
How to Run a Cinema
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Ticket includes entry to Film Screening Also

Sat 25th November

Bath - Residences Departure
7am - 6pm
Oakholme Road
You can either purchase a travel only ticket under General or ResLife, or for an additional price add on a Walking Tour ticket. If you add on the Walking Tour, you MUST bring both your travel & walking ticket with you.Travel time is approx 3.5 hours
Bath - Union Departure
7am - 6pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
You can either purchase a travel only ticket under General or ResLife, or for an additional price add on a Walking Tour ticket. If you add on the Walking Tour, you MUST bring both your travel & walking ticket with you.Travel time is approx 3.5 hours
Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
10am - 4:30pm
Gallery Room 4 @ SU
Wear comfortable clothing and trainers. TICKETS ON SALE SOON
Capoeira Beginner Classes
3pm - 5pm
Activity Room 1 @ Goodwn
Please bring water and wear clothes suitable for exercise, there are also facilities to have a shower after training if wanted.

Sun 26th November

Birmingham Shopping
8:30am - 5pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Ticket includes travel only. Coach departs at 5pm. Travel time approx. 1.5 hours.

Mon 27th November

Nutrition and Healthy Eating Workshop
6:30pm - 8:30pm
High Tor 4, Edge @ Endcliffe
Bring pen and paper

Tue 28th November

Interactive Culinary Sessions
6pm - 7:30pm
Inox Dine @ SU
Christmas chocolate making and truffle tasting

Wed 29th November

The Cookery School
4:45pm - 7pm
Uni Central @ SU
Chicken, Leek and Mustard Crumble
Casual Ice Skating
7:10pm - 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire). This is a society led session

Thu 30th November

The Little Mermaid Northern Ballet
7:15pm - 10pm
Tickets for this will go on sale late September. Please make sure when you buy your ticket from the Box Office that you are issued with the official theatre ticket, not the Give it a Go ticket

Fri 1st December

Make your own PINATA
5pm - 6:30pm
Activities Zone @ SU
This is a society led session

Sat 2nd December

Cambridge at Christmas - Residences Departure
8am - 5:30pm
Oakholme Road
Travel time is approx. 2.5 hours
Cambridge at Christmas - Union Departure
8am - 5:30pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Travel time is approx. 2.5 hours
German 5 Week Language Course
10am - 5pm
High Tor 4, Edge @ Endcliffe
An electronic certificate will be given for full attendance
Capoeira Beginner Classes
3pm - 5pm
Activity Room 1 @ Goodwin
Bring water and wear sportswear

Sun 3rd December

Chatsworth House at Christmas
10am - 6pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Ticket includes entry to House, Gardens and Christmas market. Travel time is approx. 1 hour

Wed 6th December

The Cookery School
4:45pm - 7pm
Uni Central @ SU
Aromatherapy
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gallery Room 4 @ SU
Casual Ice Skating
7:10pm - 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire). This is a society led session

Fri 8th December

How to Run a Cinema
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Ticket includes entry to Film Screening Also

Sat 9th December

Leeds Christmas Market
10am - 6pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Travel time is approx. 1.5 hours
Capoeira Beginner Classes
3pm - 5pm
Activity Room 1 @ Goodwin
Bring water and wear sportswear

Sun 10th December

Hogwarts in the Snow: Harry Potter Studios - Residences Coach
8am - 5pm
Oakholme Road
Ticket includes private return travel and entry to the Studios, Shop and Forbidden Forest! Save £40 with Give it a Go (on solo travel and entry if purchased separate). Travel time is approx. 2 hours
Hogwarts in the Snow: Harry Potter Studios - Union Coach
8am - 5pm
Glossop Road entrance to Bar One
Ticket includes private return travel and entry to the Studios, Shop and Forbidden Forest! Save £40 with Give it a Go (on solo travel and entry if purchased separate). Travel time is approx. 2 hours

Wed 13th December

Casual Ice Skating
7:10pm - 9:30pm
Meet at the Information Commons (IC)
Bring £4 for tram (return ticket), alongside £6 for skating (including skate hire). This is a society led session
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