EVENTS

Cultural Evenings / Socials / Cinema Club /
Live Music / BBQs and more

Upcoming events

Events policy

Volunteer to help with events

Wednesday Socials

Wednesdays from 3.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road
Free (MEMBERS ONLY EVENT)

Free tea and coffee for members to come in and have a chat, play board/card games or just to relax with a cup of tea and a biscuit. Places are limited so book a space online and join us every Wednesday between 3 pm and 5 pm.

During term-time we also run Friday socials.

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Speed Friending

Friday 1st February
6.0
0 pm – 8.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road
£3.50 members
£6.50 non-members

Welcome to Manchester – and welcome back to some! As the new term begins, escape the cold and get to know each other in the Society’s Speed-Friending event! It’s a chance to meet some new friendly faces in a welcoming and casual setting. Drinks and pizza provided!

Int Soc Book Club

Friday 8th February 6.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road
FREE (members only)

Everyone is welcome to join the Int Soc Book Club. We will be meeting once a month to discuss international books in a warm and friendly environment.

Throughout the year, we hope you will nominate and vote for books on the themes of identity and belonging.

The book we will be discussing this time is
“Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage”
by Haruki Murakami

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Live Music Night

Friday 8th February 7.30 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road
£3 members
£5 non-members

Organized for you by British friends of the International Society, this is an opportunity to meet both other members and local people and enjoy a relaxed and informal evening of live ‘folk’ music! You don’t have to be a performer, but we’ll encourage you to join in with our songs, which will deepen your knowledge of our culture and history. These are always great evenings and a good opportunity to make new friends. Tickets include refreshments.

If you would like to perform, whatever your instrument (or if you are a singer) or your level of ability, here is your chance to do so for a friendly, appreciative audience. Music from your own country is especially welcome. To register your interest and get more details please complete the contact form below:

Spanish Evening

Saturday 9th February
7.0
0 pm – 10.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

A cultural evening is an evening where we showcase the culture and customs of a particular country. We start by having a small presentation about the country followed by traditional games, dances, and not forgetting traditional home cooked food from the country

Valentine's Day Craft Workshop

Wednesday 13th February
6.3
0 pm – 8.30 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

Join us to craft a handmade and lovely Valentine’s gift for someone special – this doesn’t have to be a girlfriend or boyfriend; it can be for family or friends too! The air will be filled with catchy love songs, and of course Valentine’s themed refreshments will be provided too.

Malaysian Evening

Saturday 23rd February
6.0
0 pm – 10.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

A cultural evening is an evening where we showcase the culture and customs of a particular country. We start by having a small presentation about the country followed by traditional games, dances, and not forgetting traditional home cooked food from the country

Around the World in 80 Questions Quiz Night

Wednesday 6th March
6.0
0 pm – 8.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

Do you want to show off your global knowledge? How well do you really know the World? Join us at the Society for our huge Around the World Quiz! Grab a seat, join a team and connect your brainpower for a chance to win a special prize. Prizes will also be awarded to 2nd and 3rd place and even those who come last.

Int Soc Book Club

Friday 8th March 6.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road
FREE (members only)

Everyone is welcome to join the Int Soc Book Club. We will be meeting once a month to discuss international books in a warm and friendly environment.

Throughout the year, we hope you will nominate and vote for books on the themes of identity and belonging.

The book we will be discussing this time is
“Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage”
by Haruki Murakami

The button below will take you to a members only page on the database.
You will need to be logged in to see the member only events.

Georgian Evening

Saturday 9th March
6.0
0 pm – 10.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

A cultural evening is an evening where we showcase the culture and customs of a particular country. We start by having a small presentation about the country followed by traditional games, dances, and not forgetting traditional home cooked food from the country

World of Words: International Poetry Night

Wednesday 20th March
7.3
0 pm – 9.30 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

Get up and perform or just listen and watch – the choice is yours! The International Poetry Night will showcase some of the Society’s finest poets from all around the world with special guest performances from locally based poets. Light refreshments will be provided.

Japanese Evening

Saturday 23rd March
6.0
0 pm – 11.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

A cultural evening is an evening where we showcase the culture and customs of a particular country. We start by having a small presentation about the country followed by traditional games, dances, and not forgetting traditional home cooked food from the country.

Musical Movie Sing-a-long

Wednesday 3rd April
7.3
0 pm – 10.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

If you LOVE musicals then this is the perfect evening for you… it’s your chance to belt out all of the tunes! The musical will be audience selected closer to the time and screened in the building. Don’t worry if you don’t know the film – you soon will after this screening! Refreshments will be provided.

Murder Mystery Meal

Saturday 6th April
7.3
0 pm – 10.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

Get your detective cap on and join us for our Murder Mystery banquet. Discuss, deduce and decipher clues together to solve the mystery of the night… all whilst eating a fantastic 3-course meal!

Easter Eggstravaganza!

Wednesday 17th April
3.0
0 pm – 5.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

Come and paint your very own Easter egg at our Easter Eggstravaganza workshop with plenty of chocolate to munch on while you do! Other Easter treats will also be provided!

Singaporean Evening

Saturday 4th May
6.00 pm – 10.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

A cultural evening is an evening where we showcase the culture and customs of a particular country. We start by having a small presentation about the country followed by traditional games, dances, and not forgetting traditional home cooked food from the country

Global Gathering: A Summer Festival

Sunday 9th June
4.00 pm – 9.00 pm
@ International Society, Oxford Road

Feel the festive vibes in our garden space at the Society and celebrate the end of exams in true festival fashion! There will be music, food stalls, face glitter and many more surprises! Choose your most vibrant, summery outfit and join us for our end of semester party.

EVENT POLICY

WHERE DO THE EVENTS TAKE PLACE?
The majority of our events take place at our main building: 327 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PG. If an event takes place at a different location, the details will be in the text for the event and in your ticket.

CAN I CHANGE MY TICKET?
Yes, however you will need to bring your ticket to the office at least one week in advance of the event taking place. Please get in touch if you have any questions.

CAN I GET A REFUND?
Refunds for our cultural evenings are given if you bring your ticket to the office at least one week in advance of the event taking place. Refund policy for our other events may vary at our discretion,

PLEASE NOTE
No money can be refunded if you do not show up on the day of the event or are late. The Society and staff cannot be held responsible for any damage, loss, or injury sustained by participants in international society events.

Any questions?

VOLUNTEER TO HELP WITH EVENTS

The International Society holds a wide variety of events throughout the year and all are organised by our dedicated volunteers. Our national evenings are organised exclusively by the International 16.

The group is selected through interviews at the start of the year and work together on the national evenings and other projects all year long. To find out more about the International 16 and how to apply to take part click on the link below.

International 16

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International Society
William Kay House
327 Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PG

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The International Society is a registered charity. Our Charity Commission number is 521248.

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The International Society has been promoting international friendship and celebrating cultural diversity since 1966.

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