Welcome Week

WELCOME WEEK EVENTS

MONDAY 24th Sept.

5:30PM FEMINIST TOUCHDOWN, ARTbar – Kensington

Come and get to know the Feminist society over a drink at the Artbar. There will be introductions, a chance to share ideas for the coming year and fabulous chat with your fellow feminists.

TUESDAY 25th Sept.

6pm – FILMRCA SCREENING – BEAUTIFUL THING (1996)
Gorvy Lecture Theatre – Battersea

We’re kicking off the year in a light hearted fashion with Beautiful Thing – a touching and humourous film that tells the story of two working class boys who fall in love on a council estate in Rotherhithe in the 90’s. It’s a super British movie with a soundtrack consisting solely of Mama Cass songs. Divine. For more on FILMRCA and for details of screenings, which will happen across all sites, click here.

WEDNESDAY 26th Sept.

10am – 4pm Dr Bike in Battersea.
Free bike checks and servicing from professional mechanics on Howie St.
1-2pm Tour of Battersea campus with Whiskey -Meet in the Dyson cafe
7-10pm EINE KLEINE KARAOKE, Artbar Kensington

After the Vice Chancellor’s reception join our resident karaoke host Aleksi Remsu for a night of cheesy classics and proud performances. This is the first of three karaoke nights this term in the ARTbar. Not to be missed.

THURSDAY 27th Sept.

5-6pm Tour of the White City campus with Jazbo – Meet in the cafe
6pm-12am NATIVE INSTINCTS

Native Instincts is a night organised by School of Communication students for all RCA students and the surrounding community. Expect DJs, VJs, installations and performances organised especially by SoC students. Come have a drink with us, all profits go to the degree show! Cash only! 2A Maxilla Walk, W10 6SW Instagram: NativeInstinctsRCA

FRIDAY 28th Sept.

8.30AM – HAMPSTEAD HEATH WALK

The Royal Amateur Expedition Society are starting off the new term with a long walk on Hampstead Heath to get some fresh air, clear heads and welcome members new and old. Meet at 8.30am at the Parliament Hill Café on the Heath. All welcome. [Dress appropriately- walking shoes/trainers and a coat if it’s raining!  Make sure to sign up/let us know you’re coming. email Daisy: Daisy.buckle@network.rca.ac.uk]

1-2pm Tour of the Kensington campus with Benji – Meet in the Jay Mews entrance
2pm – 5pm Dr Bike in Kensington.
Free bike checks and servicing from professional mechanics on Jay Mews.
7PM-2AM WELCOME WEEK DEBRIEF, Artbar – Kensington
It’s fair to say we’re partial to a good party at the RCA! This is the first big one of many to come during your time here. Our resident DJ Emmy & co from School of Architecture will be keeping you moving with some refreshed beats. Expect to meet new people from across all courses and campuses and be left hyped for the new academic year.

SUNDAY 30th Sept.

1PM – CYCLING CLUB – CYCLE TO KEW GARDENS

Join the RCA|CC on their first ride of the year to Kew Gardens at a steady pace, stopping occasionally for breaks. Once you arrive you can have a look around the gardens then cycle back to Hammersmith and have a drink and some food at one of the pubs by the Thames. After that you’ll ride back to Kensington for 5pm.  Meet at the Jay Mews entrance, Kensington, at 1pm.

THURSDAY 4th Oct. 7pm – 2am

OH HI

We really meant it when we said we like to party! We’ve an absolute treat in store for you at Brixton Jamm. We’re talking a night of live acts, bands, Dj’s and all to be hosted by the wonderful Mary Poppers. This is the party not to be missed and a great chance to meet people outside of the three RCA campuses. Tickets are available here and via FB here.

 

*THE ART BAR and RCAFE IN KENSINGTON WILL BE OPEN ALL WEEK SO COME AND SAY HI IF NONE OF THIS TICKLES YOUR PICKLE*