Refreshers 2021

Events

We’ve got an action-packed fortnight with something for everyone. New events being added every day.

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Week one

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Monday 27 September

Refreshers wristbands

Swag sale and order collections

4pm to 6pm

Collect your Refreshers wristband and get your hands on Central merchandise.

A bottle of prosecco being poured

Welcome drinks

7pm to 11pm

Central students only

Join your fellow freshers for the long-awaited re-opening of the backstage bar (with free fizz). Second and third-years welcome too.

Tuesday 28 September

Refreshers wristbands

Swag sale and order collections

11am to 1pm

Collect your Refreshers wristband and get your hands on Central merchandise.

A spaghetti and marshmallow tower

Taskmaster

Midday to 5pm

Online
See our Instagram story

Showcase your random skills and impress our master of tasks while competing for the taskmaster trophy.

People bouncing on trampolines

Bounce back party

Arrive by 2:45pm
3pm to 5pm

Flip Out
7 Geron Way, London  NW2 6LW

Tickets available on the door, £10
Free for wristband holders

Jump right in to our daytime activities with your entertainments officer, Jumpin’ Joe. We know it’s freshers, but please don’t booze ‘n’ bounce.

There’s no late entry to this event, so you must arrive by 2:45pm.

People dancing in a nightclub

Club night

9pm to 3am

Ruby Blue
1 Leicester Place, London  WC2H 7BP

Tickets available on the door, £6
Free for wristband holders

You’ll need ID to prove your age

Let your hair down and get the drinks down in the very heart of the capital.

A cloakroom managed by us is available with no charge.

Wednesday 29 September

The north block building at Central

Campus tours

45 minute slots, from 11am

Learn the difference between room A and studio A, know your Dench from your Pisk and get all the tips and tricks for getting around Central on our guided tour.

Book a tour
Acting students in Punk Rock, directed by Dugald Bruce-Lockhart

Acting course meet-up

11am to midday

Meet your fellow theatrical-types in a casual session hosted by your students’ union officer.

A stage manager calling a performance of Clybourne Park, directed by Lindsay Posner

Theatre Practice course meet-up

Midday to 1pm

Meet your fellow theatrical-types in a casual session hosted by your students’ union vice president.

Performance artists taking part in Triptych

Contemporary Performance Practice course meet-up

2pm to 3pm

Meet your fellow theatrical-types in a casual session hosted by your students’ union vice president.

A lighting installation by lighting designers shown at the Vivid Festival in Sydney

International alumni meet-up

3pm to 4pm

Online
Zoom: 881 8381 1624

Meet Central’s international students, past and present. Hosted by your international officers.

A number of people in the backstage bar

International mixer

5pm to 6:30pm

Meet your fellow theatrical-types from around the world in a casual session hosted by your international officers.

A drag act singing

LGBTQ+ cabaret

From 7:30pm

Donations welcome

Enjoy cabaret and drag acts from students across the school.

Thursday 30 September

The north block building at Central

Campus tours

45 minute slots, from 11am

Learn the difference between room A and studio A, know your Dench from your Pisk and get all the tips and tricks for getting around Central on our guided tour.

Book a tour
People taking part in a sack race

Sports day and picnic

Midday to 4pm

Put your silly sports skills to the test, or just relax with our welfare officers in our local park.

Somebody cutting a cake

The great Central bake off

From 3pm

Online
Details to follow

Show off your mastery of the [communal] kitchen to friends … then make more friends outside as the smoke alarm goes off.

A DJ mixing songs in a club

Silent disco

8pm to 1am

Wristband holders only

You’ll need ID to prove your age

Boogie the night away in perfect silence. The perfect chance to dance with that friend with the questionable music taste.

Friday 1 October

A woman picking up a slice of takeaway pizza

Freshers’ fair

10am to 3pm

Meet local businesses, national charities, Central teams and your students’ union. Oh, and we have free pizza.

An investigation board showing various locations

Scavenger hunt

From 1pm

Solve clues to find your way around our local area. Prizes for the cunning.

People drinking in a pub

Pub crawl

from 7pm

Tickets available on the door, £10
Free for wristband holders

You’ll need ID to prove your age

Explore the city en masse with discounts and a free drink at every pub.

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Week two

Monday 4 October

Refreshers wristbands

Swag sale and order collections

1pm to 2pm

Collect your Refreshers wristband and get your hands on Central merchandise.

Refreshers wristbands

Fancy dress karaoke night

6pm to midnight

You’ll need ID to prove your age

Whether you’re MT or TP, grab a mic and sing your heart out with half-price drinks all night. Dress up as your favourite pop star to complete the act.

Tuesday 5 October

Refreshers wristbands

Swag sale and order collections

1pm to 2pm

Collect your Refreshers wristband and get your hands on Central merchandise.

Refreshers wristbands

Meet your women’s officers

5pm to 6:30pm

Get to know Issy and Néamh – your women’s officers – and learn about their priorities for the year at a private mixer.

Refreshers wristbands

The big fat freshers’ quiz

from 7:30pm

Team entry charge, £2

Put pen to paper and your wit to the test in our annual pub quiz, back by popular demand.

Wednesday 6 October

Refreshers wristbands

Swag sale and order collections

1pm to 2pm

Collect your Refreshers wristband and get your hands on Central merchandise.

Refreshers wristbands

Live music night

8pm to 11pm

Donations welcome

Visit one of our local pubs for a night of live music from talented students across the school. Contact Joe if you’d like to perform.

Thursday 7 October

Refreshers wristbands

Games night

6pm to 9pm

Tickets available on the door, £2
Free for wristband holders

Have a laugh with party people Jaydon and Owen and meet new friends as you take part in silly games.

Friday 8 October

Refreshers wristbands

Freshers’ finale

8pm to 3am

Tickets available on the door, £14
Free for wristband holders

You’ll need ID to prove your age

Round out your freshers’ fortnight with one last bash in a swanky bar. Dress to impress (what does this mean?).

You’re welcome to bring a plus one. Tickets for anyone without a wristband are available to pre-order now.

A cloakroom managed by the venue is available with a charge of £2 per item.

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