CHRISTMAS AT THE STUDENTS' UNION

Events at The Students' Union and in Bristol to get you in the festive spirit. 

Bristol's German Market
10th November midnight - 24th December midnight
Broadmead
Bristol's Christmas Market is located in the pedestrianised area of Broadmead in Bristol Shopping Quarter where visitors can expect a magical winter atmosphere.
Christmas Events | Off Campus
Starbucks Christmas Range
21st November 9am - 31st December 9pm
Frenchay and Glenside
We now have the Christmas Starbucks Range available at Frenchay and Glenside.
Frenchay Event | Glenside Event | Christmas Events | Bar Events
Deck Your Halls - window competition!
1st December 9am - 14th December 8pm
Get festive, get creative, and deck your Halls (boughs of holly and fa la la la la optional)
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events | Day | Free | Alcohol Free | UWE Halls Life
12 Days of Christmas competition
4th December midnight - 15th December midnight
The Students' Union at UWE
A series of competitions to get you in the festive spirit with the chance to win an early Christmas present.
Christmas Events
12 Deals of Christmas
4th December midnight - 15th December midnight
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay Campus
Over the next 12 days we're giving you lots of festive deals in our Frenchay Bar.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events | Bar Events
Elf-ing About
4th December 10am - 4pm
Frenchay Campus
Our Officer elves will be giving out candy canes and letting you know that there is on-going support over the Christmas break
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
SceneIt Cinema - Elf
4th December 6:15pm - 8:15pm
2D07, Frenchay Campus
Join us for a free screening at our own on-site cinema.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Pieminister Christmas Range
5th December 9am - 15th December 8pm
The Students' Union Bar, Frenchay Campus
Our festive pies will be available from the 5 - 15 December.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Christmas Fair
5th December noon - 4:30pm
The Students' Union Bar at Bower Ashton
A selection of stalls, mulled wine, mince pies, a raffle and various entertainment to get you in Festive spirit.
Bower Ashton Event | Christmas Events
Christmas Dinners
7th December noon - 3pm
The Students' Union Bar at Frenchay
Come and join us for a Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events | Bar Events
UWE Band Hub Christmas Special
7th December 7pm - 10pm
The Students' Union Bar at Frenchay
UWE students will be showcasing their skills as solo artists or bands.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events | Bar Events | UWE Events
Christmas Dinners
8th December noon - 3pm
The Students' Union Bar at Glenside
Come and join us for a Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings.
Glenside Event | Christmas Events
End of Term Christmas Party
8th December noon - 9th December 3am
The Students' Union Bar at Frenchay
The Students' Union will be completely decked out in all things Christmas, so expect lots of twinkling lights, festive cheer and heaps of merriment.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events | Bar Events
HallsLife Bath Christmas Market Trip
8th December 12:30pm - 7pm
Get festive with HallsLife and join us on a trip to Bath Christmas Markets
Christmas Events | Day | Alcohol Free | Ticketed | UWE Halls Life
Millennium Square Outdoor Screening - The Nightmare Before Christmas
11th December 7pm - 9pm
Millennium Square, Bristol
Part of a series of winter films, which we'll be screening in celebration of the Millennium Square Winter Fair. Limited deckchair seating will be provided on a first come first served basis (don't forget to wrap up warm!)
Christmas Events | Off Campus
SceneIt Cinema - The Grinch
13th December 6:15pm - 8:15pm
2D07, Frenchay Campus
We have a free screening of The Grinch in our own on-site cinema.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Hiking Christmas Social!
13th December 8pm - midnight
Meet at 'The Berkley' Wetherspoons opposite UOB for pre's, followed by Pams. Wear your Christmas jumpers / hats! Join us at 8pm, all welcome!
Sports Events | Club Nights | Society Events | General Public | Christmas Events | Bar Events | UWE Events | Night | Free | Live Music | Club | Off Campus
Christmas Jumper Day
15th December 8am - 5pm
The Students' Union at UWE
Wear a festive jumper in aid of RAG for Save the Children
Frenchay Event | Bower Ashton Event | Glenside Event | Christmas Events
Christmas Dinners
15th December noon - 3pm
The Students' Union Bar at Frenchay and Glenside
Come and join us for Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings!
Glenside Event | Christmas Events
SceneIt Cinema - The Polar Express
20th December 6:15pm - 8:15pm
2D07, Frenchay Campus
Join us for a free screening in our own on-site cinema.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Festive Fun at Christmas
23rd December 10am - 5pm
One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus
Join us for some festive activities this Christmas. Everyday we will have board games, table tennis and more, in One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Festive Fun at Christmas
24th December 10am - 5pm
One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus
Join us for some festive activities this Christmas. Everyday we will have board games, table tennis and more, in One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Festive Fun at Christmas
25th December 10am - 5pm
One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus
Join us for some festive activities this Christmas. Everyday we will have board games, table tennis and more, in One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Festive Fun at Christmas
26th December 10am - 5pm
One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus
Join us for some festive activities this Christmas. Everyday we will have board games, table tennis and more, in One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Festive Fun at Christmas
27th December 10am - 5pm
One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus
Join us for some festive activities this Christmas. Everyday we will have board games, table tennis and more, in One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Festive Fun at Christmas
28th December 10am - 5pm
One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus
Join us for some festive activities this Christmas. Everyday we will have board games, table tennis and more, in One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Festive Fun at Christmas
29th December 10am - 5pm
One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus
Join us for some festive activities this Christmas. Everyday we will have board games, table tennis and more, in One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
Festive Fun at Christmas
30th December 10am - 5pm
One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus
Join us for some festive activities this Christmas. Everyday we will have board games, table tennis and more, in One Zone and the Library on Frenchay Campus.
Frenchay Event | Christmas Events
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 Christmas Shoebox Appeal

UWE RAG are once again running a Christmas Shoebox Appeal in partnership with Glenside Students. The Appeal is in aid of Street Life Sarnies (SLS), a local community project who provide shelter, food and support to homeless people across Bristol and South Wales. 

The deadline to give a shoebox is Friday 8 December so there is still plenty of time to get involved! Please drop them off to The Students' Union Reception at Glenside or Frenchay. 

They are looking for shoeboxes that contain any of the following:

  • Packet of biscuits
  • Packets of sweets
  • 390g bar of chocolate
  • Body spray
  • Bright and fluffy socks
  • Packets of tissues/wipes
  • Pack of cards
  • Puzzle book and pen

Please mark whether your shoebox is intended for male/female or gender neutral. You can find more information on their Facebook page here