Winter Festival

Join us on campus from Monday 22 November to Friday 17 December to celebrate the end of term.

In partnership with LUU, we’ve arranged end-of-term events, activities, and entertainment that you can join at the heart of campus.

Planned activities

From 22 November, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the festive celebrations on the precinct outside LUU, within the tent that will be on campus and in the Refectory.

  • 22 – 26 November, the tent will be open every weekday from 3 pm to 11 pm
  • 29 November – 10 December, the tent will be open every weekday from 3 pm to midnight
  • 13 – 17 December, we’ll be holding winter graduation celebrations and the tent will be open every day from 11 am – 7 pm.

We’ll also be arranging:

  • Festive lunches in the Refectory from 29 November to 17 December, and a Christmas Dinner for Meal Plan students on 2 December
  • An international winter market on 30 November from 5 pm – 10 pm
  • Fruity Festive Bingo on from 7 pm – 10 pm on 1, 3, 8 and 10 December
  • An outdoor winter night market with local, artisan and student vendor stalls, who’ll be joined by international and seasonal street food vendors offering a range of cuisines. From 5 pm – 10 pm on 6 and 7 December
  • RAG Christmas Market from 9 am – 6 pm on 8 December
  • Cookery demonstrations, including making mince pies, chocolate truffles and festive biscuits from mid-morning each day in the Refectory from 13 – 17 December
  • Christmas and other seasonal movies will be shown in the Refectory, with hot chocolate, juice drinks and seasonal biscuits from 2.30 pm onwards from 13 – 17 December
  • A caricaturist who will be based in the tent and Refectory from 13 – 17 December

Student gatherings and additional events

We know it’s that time of year when some of you will be looking at arranging your own gatherings with friends and classmates.

If you’re looking to book some space during the Winter Festival or have ideas for activities or events you would like us to run as part of the Winter Festival, complete this form.