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James College Refreshers Week 2019

James College Junior Common Room

James College Refreshers Week 2019

Starts: 13 January 2019 12:00 pm

Ends: 18 January 2019 22:00 pm

Location: James College

Our first big week of the year is the James College Refreshers Week! We have been hard at work planning our biggest and best value Refreshers Week yet, with over £40 worth of events and club nights for just £10!

STANDARD WRISTBAND: £10 for entry to 3 Club Nights and 10 Non-Clubbing Events.

WRISTBAND WITH T SHIRT: £15 for entry to 3 Club Nights and 10 Non-Clubbing Events and a unique James Refreshers' T-Shirt, only 100 available.

WRISTBAND WITH PLATINUM CARD: £7.50 for entry to 3 Club Nights and 10 Non-Clubbing Event. We appreciate this wristband is not as good value for platinum card holders, so present your card on purchase / collection and we will give you a 25% discount.

Note: YUSU charge an additional 50p / 75p for transactions made on here. To obtain a wristband at above prices visit the Lodge on Thursday or Friday and pay in cash. They will also be on sale at the Refreshers Fair. Please remember to collect your wristband from the Lodge or the Refresher's Fair before attending any of our events.


Here's what's on:


Sunday 13th

Refreshers Fair: 12pm-2pm in YourSpace- All our College Sport teams, our new Community team and our new Officer team will be re-promoting all their retaster sessions, campaigns and upcoming events. First 30 people to drop by will receive a FREE T-SHIRT! You can also pick up / purchase your wristbands and T-Shirts here.

CLUB NIGHT: 11pm-3am in Revs- A classic night out to celebrate the end of exams!


Monday 14th

Escape Room: 12pm-8pm in the Lakeside- Help Sherlock Holmes crack one of his greatest cases in this not-to-be-missed puzzle adventure, designed by our very own Mike Britland. Book slot at

Big Refreshers Quiz: 8pm-10:30pm in the Lounge- Seb and Jack are back for their last ever (probably) quiz, this time joined by your new Execs; Will, Pete, Calvin and Sara! £100 worth of prizes to be won and plenty of time to show off your superior knowledge of Alan Partridge quotes.


Tuesday 15th

Frisbee Taster Session: 2pm-3pm on the 22 Acres - Our first ever James Sport event kicks off with a University Frisbee Society team up (kind of like the Avengers, but if everyone was Captain America).

York Student Cinema Film Screening: 7:15pm-10pm in P/X/001- No luck catching them swans then? York Student Cinema have kindly agreed to show Hot Fuzz, as voted by you in our poll, in their massive cinema-sized hall.

CLUB NIGHT: 11pm-3am in Fibbers - James v Derwent is back for another evening of friendly (or not-so friendly) rivalry between the greatest and the second greatest colleges on campus.


Wednesday 16th

Waffle Wednesday: 12pm-2pm in the Lodge - The Freshers' favourite Waffle Wednesday returns, with a nice alliterative name and a whole host of free food to gorge on. Cheeky!

Trampoline Park Trip: 5:15pm-7:30pm at York Energi- Our premier non-clubbing event of the week, we have hired out a whole trampoline park for you to bounce around in to your heart's content. A perfect way to burn off those waffle-based calories. Book space at We will be taking a coach there and back.


Thursday 17th

Puppy Petting:  11am-1pm in the Lakeside- Our College charity 'Keep Your Pet' is once again coming in with some canine companions for you to fawn over. Such fun!

CLUB NIGHT: 11pm-3am Neon Night in Salvation- Doll up in your favourite whacky wear for a reflective night of neon-y fun!


Friday 18th

Fitness Friday: 2pm-3pm in the Arena- A new regular event for this term will be James Sport's 'Fitness Friday', run in conjunction with James Rugby and Luxe Fitness. Get fit, get healthy, and get cool.

Karaoke Night: 8pm-late in the Lounge- our Refreshers Week comes to close with a slightly tone deaf evening of goofs, gaffs and dreadful singing.


As you can see, we have a great week planned, don't miss it!


James College Refreshers Week Wristband - £10.50

The Standard Wristband that gets you into all Clubbing / Non-Clubbing Events.

1 ticket(s) per person.


James College Refreshers Week Wristband W/T-SHIRT - £15.75

The Standard Wristband with a premium James College Refreshers' Week T-Shirt. Only 100 of this limited edition T-Shirt have been made, so act fast to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure you pick up the Wristband and the T-Shirt from the Lodge before trying to enter any of our events.

1 ticket(s) per person. 73 tickets remaining.


James College Refreshers Week Wristband PLATINUM CARD DISCOUNT - £8.00

We recognise that if you have a Platinum Card, this week will not be as good value for you. So we have decided to offer a cut price version of the ticket that will still get you into all of our great events.


We will not refund any incorrectly purchased tickets.

1 ticket(s) per person.