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SPOTLIGHT ON: THE 80s SOCIETY.
Sports & Socs

SPOTLIGHT ON: THE 80s SOCIETY.

With the 80s Society grooving into their very successful first year, nominated for ‘Best New Society’ at this year’s Societies ball, I speak to the 80s Society committee to find out more. President: Leah Hewerdine Treasurer: Max Lawson Secretary: Laura Shipp Social secretary: Kiran Hayre How has your first year been as a society? It’s been great – so much fun! We’ve been really overwhelmed with the interest in The 80s Society. So far we’ve got around 50 members, which is so much more than we expected. Getting nominated for ‘Best New Society’ at this year’s Societies Ball, as well as our Treasurer Max Lawson receiving a Crest award for his contribution to the SU, was even better! What are you most proud of? Gaining so many members in just our first year has got to be one o...
80s Society Article
Sports & Socs

80s Society Article

The 80s Society is brand new and celebrates the culture of the 1980s through it's music, movies, television, fashion, games, art and perhaps even politics if we fancy something serious for a change! You might be thinking ‘Eighties society… Won’t they just sit around listening to music...?’ Of course this decade did produce some timeless hits but we plan to do far more than that! We’re about having fun and being creative; we want anyone and everyone to get involved. Just a few of our planned events include trips to London eighties nightclubs (Electric Dreams etc.), roller disco’s, theatre trips and classic car meets (you may see the DeLorean!). If this all sounds a little much, we also plan some more laid back evenings too - eighties movie screenings, quizzes and classic gaming nights...