Brewery Tour (Week 7) & Christmas Meal (Week 9)

It’s (almost) half way through term, so here are two unmissable events to look forward to!

Brewery Tour – Facebook event
Come and join us for our annual tour of Lancaster Brewery, on the evening of Thursday 21st November (Week 7). Tickets are only £22 for members, or £24 for non-members, so bring your mates! Tickets include three hours at the brewery with a tour of the brewing facilities, 6 pints of Lancaster ale or cider, and a hearty meal of pie, peas and (of course) gravy. It’s always a great evening, so come along! Tickets sold most days in the coffee room until Week 7.

Christmas Meal & Pub Quiz – Facebook Event
This year’s Christmas meal is being held at the Penny Street Bridge, on Thursday 5th December (Week 9). A three course meal is only £15 (menu here), and drinks are 25% off with a purple card. The meal will be followed with our annual pub quiz (with prizes of course). Will the lecturers win, again!?!?! Taking orders most days in the coffee room, or on facebook. Orders and payment needed ASAP to secure your place.

There’s no social this week to allow first years time to prepare for their progress tests, watch this space for next weeks social!

The Exec

Week 2 Social – Lego Mindstorms

We hope you’ve had a good weekend!

For this week’s social we will be going back to our engineering roots, and playing with some Lego Mindstorms courtesy of the Engineering Department. We will be meeting in Fylde Lt 3 at 7:30PM on Thursday 10th. Membership is £2 for the entire year, and if you haven’t paid yet you can still come along – just remember your purple card number!

Whose Lego creation will be the best?

The Exec

Summer Fest

Join the Engineering Society on June 22nd from 3PM onwards for an all you can eat BBQ down at the duck pond!

That’s all you can eat for £5.There will be a gazebo and music. Bring your own booze.

Keep your eyes open for when we will be selling tickets in the foyer and join our facebook event at

Election Results

The new exec are in:

President – Jon Elmer

Vice President – Luke Williams

Social Sec – Joe Dykes

General Sec – Nick Izzett

Publicity Officer – Andrea Ploutarchou

Treasurer – Chris Williams

Health & Safety Officer – Tom Sutcliffe

Minor changes have been made to the constitution, most notably the position of Events & Media Manager has been replaced by the Publicity Officer. The role now emphasises the publicity and social media presence of the society but no longer entails the managing of events and competitions.

Social Calendar for Lent Term

Hope you all had a great Christmas!

We have lots planned for this term, here is a quick taster:

Week 2:
Sugarhouse, Friday, registered society members get free entry and queue jump – its not too late to sign up!

Week 3:
Construction social, Thursday, room and time tbc

Week 4:
Curry Night, Thursday, restaurant and time tbc

Week 5:
Friary night, Thursday, time tbc

Week 6:
Pub Golf, Wednesday, also guestlist for sugar just in case

Week 7:
AGM and hustings – your chance to join the exec! Thursday, room and time tbc

Weeks 8: TBC

Week 9:
laser quest, Wednesday/Thursday, Morecambe, time tbc

Week 10: TBC

We are also hoping to run more workshop sessions after the success of last term’s, keep an eye out for posters around the department!

Hi-Vis Campus Bar Crawl – 11th Oct, Fylde Bar @ 8pm

Hi everyone,

We hope you’ve all had a nice summer. A big welcome this years freshers and it’s good to see those of you that have returned this year.

This weeks social is the traditional campus bar crawl where we let everyone know who we are by wearing Hi-Vis vests, whilst visiting various establishments around campus! If you haven’t got a spare one laying around, don’t fear, the exec will be selling them on the night for a very reasonable £2 each.

Also, if you’ve haven’t yet registered with the society or need to pay your £2 membership fee for the year, this would be the perfect opportunity to find us and have some fun in the mean time.

So please come along and meet many other like-mined people from a range of years!

See you Thursday!