Holiday Week

Holiday week is a celebration of the diverse ways that our students celebrate the winter holiday period. Take a look at our list of events and get involved!

All events are free and open to all ages, unless otherwise stated.

  • Dec
    2

    Holiday Fayre

    3sixty, Reading University Students' Union

    Come and meet the societies involved in Holiday Week, find out about their events, and join us for a day of free craft activities.

    Sign up to the event on Facebook if you're interested in attending!

  • Dec
    2

    Model United Nations Debate

    Palmer 106, University of Reading

    Join the Reading University Model United Nations society in a debate on the elf rebellion crisis. Learn how to debate, plot and cause mischief!

  • Dec
    3

    Bird society Festive film night

    Edith Morley G10, University of Reading

    Join the bird society to chat about the natural world and enjoy a chilled film night.

  • Dec
    4

    UNICEF Fundraising

    RUSU lower corridor

    Join the Reading University Model United Nations society to fundraise for UNICEF, a world-leading children's charity.

  • Dec
    4

    DIY Workshop

    Thet Win Aung Boardroom, Reading University Students' Union

    Join the Reading University Do-It-Yourself society to learn how to knit, so that you can join in with their upcoming knit-a-thon. The knit-a-thon is a yearly event to make winter-wear for those in need. You can also make some sock-snowman decorations!

  • Dec
    4

    Anime Christmas Screening

    Edith Morley G25, University of Reading

    Spend the evening watching anime Christmas specials! Whether you're a hardcore fan or have never watched an anime before, you're welcome to come!

  • Dec
    4

    Harmony Choir Sessions

    Edith Morley G27, University of Reading

    Join the Harmony Choir in singing your favourite Christmas carols and festive songs.

  • Dec
    5

    Plant Swap

    Lower RUSU corridor, opposite Starbucks

    Join the Cole Museum Zoology society in bringing in your unloved plants, swapping them for different ones and taking them home, either for yourself or as gifts.

  • Dec
    5

    Zumba Festive Workout

    3sixty, Reading University Students' Union

    Get a sweat on to some Latin-American Christmas Zumba music.

    Entry is £3 for Zumba society members and £5 for non-members.

  • Dec
    5

    Business Society Christmas Quiz

    The Dairy, London Road Campus

    Join the Reading University Business society for a quiz which features drinks, pizza and prizes. The event is organized by Accenture, so there will be a business networking session afterwards.

  • Dec
    5

    Education Society Festive Film Night

    Building L22, Room G01, London Road Campus

    Join the Education society for a festive showing of Love Actually.

  • Dec
    5

    K-Pop Christmas Ice-Skating

    Reading Winter on Ice entrance, Forbury Gardens

    Join the K-Pop society for festive fun at Reading's Winter on Ice.

    Entry is free, but tickets for attractions including ice-skating can be purchased online or at the venue.

  • Dec
    5

    Carol service

    St Luke's Church, Erleigh Road

    Join the Reading University Christian Union to sing your favourite Christmas carols. Afterwards there will be a talk about the reason of the season, and free mulled wine and gingerbread.

    You can meet at the church, or you can walk with the group from the Palmer Building at 18:30.

  • Dec
    6

    Chess Collab Christmas Quiz

    Edith Morley, G74, University of Reading

    The Chess society, RU Not Drinking Much?, and the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Film society have collaborated for a festive quiz!

  • Dec
    6

    Cheese & Wine night

    Mojos, Reading University Students' Union

    Catch up with friends, share a bottle of wine, and enjoy a platter of cheese. There will be a selection of cheeses and wines available to purchase, as well as the usual drinks choices.

    Entry is free. This event is for over 18's only. Sign up to the Facebook event if you're interested in attending.

  • Dec
    6

    PLATINUM Dance Show

    3sixty, Reading University Students' Union

    Enjoy performances from Reading University Tap & Modern society, Reading University Ballet society, Reading University K-Pop society, and Reading University Ballroom, Latin & Salsa society. There will be plenty of prizes to win in a raffle, with proceeds going to local charity Chance to Dance Stars CIC.

    Tickets are available from the Reading University Tap & Modern society page. Tickets are £5 for students and £6 non-students.

  • Dec
    7

    Oxford Christmas Markets

    Meet at Whiteknights Campus

    RUSU have organized a trip to the Oxford Christmas markets! Come and celebrate the festivities and explore the historic town of Oxford.

    Tickets must be purchased online in advance of the event. Tickets are £12, which includes transport.

  • Dec
    8

    Wreath Making

    Secret Garden

    Join the Student Eats team for a festive afternoon of holly wreath-making in the campus secret garden.

    Meet outside the Palmer Building at 12:00.

    This event is free for Student Eats members and £1 for non-members. Psst... Student Eats membership is also free!