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Take Back The Night – Call it Out Panel Event

The Call it Out panel includes both local organisers and activists that have joined forces to discuss gendered violence, Reclaim The Night and the importance of safe club spaces. There will also be a performance by Natalie Denny on the topic of sexual assault and the culture of victim blaming that remains prevalent in our society today. The speakers that will feature in the panel event include: Alice Churm – Exhibxtchin’ co-founder and Reclaim the Night organiser and ex-Feminist Society President Jodie Sylvester – Feminist Society President, Exhibitchin’ and Reclaim the Night organiser Rachel O’Byrne – Reclaim the Night...

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Refreshers Fair 2019

The Refreshers Fair is back on 1st February from 10am – 4pm. If you missed out on the Welcome Fair and haven’t yet joined up to the Guild societies, then the Refreshers Fair is the best way to start the semester. This is your opportunity to get involved in a society that you wished you had joined in September. It’s a chance to get to know even more of our societies, what they have to offer and how to become a member before the year ends. There will be a quiet hour between 10am – 11am. Venue – The...

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January Food And Drink Deals

Free State Kitchen – Enjoy 20% off your meal if you dined at the restaurant in December, and bring your receipt with you. Bierkeller – This month you can get 50% off food if you book in advance, and 50% off all the Oompah Show packages. Turtle Bay – Four fabulous free small plate dishes when spending £25 on food and drink. All you need to do is sign up to the Turtle Bay newsletter and you will be emailed the offer. The offer runs until February 5, 2019. It is only valid when dining in the restaurant and...

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The Best Travel Destinations for 2019

Make sure your passport is valid and your bank account is filled with plenty of funds because The Sphinx has the top travel destinations for 2019. Copenhagen, Denmark The city of bikes is also best known for its innovative design and Nordic cuisine. Copenhagen is world famous for its chic architecture which can be seen in its slick design of The Opera House. But don’t forget about the old architecture that fills the city with traditionally stunning buildings that blend with the new perfectly. To fully experience everything Danish, make sure to try their fresh crispy Danish pastries which...

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A Vegan’s Guide to the Christmas Season

After a disappointing 2017 Christmas dinner I am determined to step up this year and make the perfect vegan and veggie alternative. With more options in the supermarkets and in restaurants than ever before, now is the time to properly address how to make a Christmas dinner that could convert any meat-eater. So, don’t fear here at The Sphinx we have a whole host of tips, ideas and recipes that will help the vegans and veggies survive the festive season. Starter Guilt free Pigs in blankets – don’t worry about missing out on the season’s favourite side, instead of...

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