Mariah Carey has defrosted, mince pies are everywhere, and Christmas has landed at the Guild. Our building has been transformed and our elves are ready to sleigh the season!
Guild Christmas Day
We’ve decked our halls, put up all the Christmas lights, and on Monday 4th December we’ll be stepping into Christmas as our building transforms into Santa’s Grotto for a day of Christmas activity!
Expect a day full of Christmas films, festive crafts and much more to come! Whether you’ve got the afternoon off, a gap in between lectures or taking a break from a library session, pop into the Guild any point and have yourself a merry little Guild Christmas
The gift that keeps on giving is back! Guild Gifts will make its annual return on 4th December for our biggest giveaway of the year! Head to the Guild’s Instagram as our channel transforms into a week-long advent calendar with presents to be won every day (no Lynx giftsets, we promise!) Make sure you follow us to keep up to date with all Guild Gifts details.
It’s the most wine-derful time of the year! Head to the Sphinx every Friday for all the Christmas market vibes with a toasty mulled wine in Guild Garden.
Not a mulled wine lover? Try our new Christmas cocktail Mint-er Wonderland any day throughout the festive season.
Big Pub Quiz: Christmas Special
Could you be our quiz-mas champion?
Our final Big Pub Quiz of 2023 is not one to be missed! Grab your 5 quizzers quizzing and join quiz master Che on 4th December for a night of testing all your festive knowledge. Can you top the nice list and win our 1st place prize? (Hint: it’s just in time for your housemate Christmas dinner...)
Christmas Give it a Go
Our final Give it a Go sessions of 2022 are giving allll the festive feels. From crafternoons to decorate your uni room, to a Christmas film screening in our very own cinema room and even a trip to Manchester Christmas Markets. Start the Christmas celebrations early and explore our Give it a Go programme today
Christmas X Societies
Our societies are getting in the festive mood this holiday season with plenty to get involved in before semester is over!
Lots of our Academic societies will be hosting their Winter Balls, so get in touch with your societies, keep an eye on our What's On page and get ready to dress up for the night with your course mates!
Dance Society's Winter Showcase is making its annual return for two nights full of beautiful movement, transporting you through time in their Dancing through the Decades performances. Grab your tickets for Night 1 and Night 2 for an evening of art and culture.
Hooked in by the Great British Bake Off this year and fancy trying it out for yourself this winter? BakeSoc’s weekly baking sessions are taking a festive twist with Christmas Puff Pastry week and Sugar Cookie week. Book your ticket when they open and bake yourself a festive treat!
Starbucks Festive Menu
Name something that screams Christmas more than Red Cups returning to Starbucks. Tis the season for Hazelnut Hot Chocolates and Gingerbread Lattes, so grab yours for a pre-9am pick me up or a post lecture treat while you can!
Bongos Bingo: Christmas Special
End the semester with the most iconic game of bingo you will ever play! Between the epic dance offs and wild prizes to be won, book your ticket for an event like no other and kick of Christmas in the biggest way possible!
Student Communities Festive Quiz
Get in the holiday spirit in our final Student Communities meetup of the year! Open to all our Student Communities, meet new mates and assemble the ultimate quiz team as we test your knowledge in a festive quiz. Free Dominoes will be provided (obvs), grab your free ticket to book your place today