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BCU Freshers Fest 2023

Monday 11 September 2023 10pm - 3:30am Various venues
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Your Freshers Fest 2023 line-up is here...

Every year BCUSU host your official Freshers Fest, which includes Birmingham's biggest and best nightclubs. Wristbands and individual tickets are available for purchase on Fatsoma. Tickets are available from £5-£6 per event, but for best value wristbands are your best option!

Wristband perks:

  • Guaranteed FREE entry to an event every night of Freshers Week!
  • Join 3,000+ students at the only official Freshers programme

Remember - BCUSU Freshers Fest Wristbands are in high demand and have sold out every year. Don't wait, grab yours to ensure your place at the following line-up:

Ibiza Welcome Party @ The Nightingale

Monday 11th September, 10pm-3:30am

The BIGGEST party to start the week. The Ibiza Welcome Party has become a tradition at The Nightingale, located in Birmingham's historic gay village. Come and meet your new uni friends and expect to hear some massive anthems. This event sells out in advance every year. 

Freshers Party @ PRYZM 

Tuesday 12th September, 10pm-3:30am

For the second night of freshers, we’ve teamed up with Birmingham super club PRYZM. Expect: 2000+ students, cheap drinks and a variety of music across 3+ rooms in Birmingham's best nightclub!

Freshers Rooftop Party @ The Mill

Wednesday 13th September, 6pm-11pm

Experience a party under the city's skyline at Digbeth's unique rooftop venue - The Mill. What better way to continue Freshers Week than a daytime rooftop party, the perfect way to meet new and existing BCU students! Last years rooftop party went down as one of the most talked about events of Freshers Fest...

Freshers Hop @ Walkabout + Popworld

Thursday 14th September, 10pm-3:30am

We’re combining TWO of Birminghams’s main city centre venues, Popworld and Walkabout, into one huge event that will literally take the party out onto Broad Street. Both Popworld and Walkabout are two of the most popular nightclub & bar chains in the UK, with venues in almost every major town and city in the country!

Bingo Lingo @ Luna Springs

Friday 15th September, 6pm-11pm

Get ready for bingo like you’ve never experience before. Join us at Digbeth's summer hot spot: Luna Springs for a huge evening of prizes, wild performances and outrageous activities...

Abba Night @ Heidi's

Friday 15th September, 10pm-3:30am

We're taking over Heidi's on Broad Street, an Oktoberfest and apres ski bar, for our Freshers ABBA Night. Get ready for 90mins of ABBA, confetti showers, glitter, huge giveaways and planty of Instagram opportunities... There will be multiple rooms of music if ABBA isn’t your thing!

Closing Party @ PRYZM

Monday 19th September, 10pm-3:30am

Our annual closing party is here and it’s not to be missed. This year we’re taking you to iconic super club PRYZM with a huge headliner TBA. Get ready to hear the biggest R&B, hip-hop and house bangers. This event has sold out every year for the past 10 years!

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