ICMP’s fortnight of Freshers events and activities is aimed at welcoming all students - both new and returning - into the academic year.
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Our busy calendar should give everyone the opportunity to catch up with old friends and make some new ones. Check out what we've got lined up with all the action kicking off from 17th September.
Pre-Freshers Meet Up -17th September
The Colin Campbell, 264-266 Kilburn High Road
2pm - 8pm
For anyone arriving in London before the Monday inductions, the ICMP Events Team will be at The Colin Campbell Pub to meet you for a drink, a chat and some board games to break the ice.
ICMP Freshers Showcase 2017 -18th September
O2 Academy Islington, 16 Parkfield Street, N1 0PS
6.30pm - 11pm
We're kicking off Freshers 2017 with a night of bands featuring ICMP students and tutors.
Scavenger Hunt -19th and 20th September
1a Dyne Road
12pm - 5pm
Form a team of five and navigate your way around London by following our clues. This afternoon will be great way to see some sites and familiarise yourself with the London Underground. Mingle and Jam Bar Tabs for the funniest and most creative teams.
Mingle + Jam - 20th September
The Good Ship, 239 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JR
6.30pm - 10.30pm
Meet fellow students and make musical friends with a night of speed networking followed by a jam session. This is a great opportunity to get together with students new and old, who are on either your course or another.
5-a-side Football Tournament - 21st September
Kilburn Grange Park, Kilburn High Road
12pm - 5pm
Compete in our 5-a-side Football Tournament, with prizes and a trophy for the winning team.
Freshers Day 2017 - 22nd September
1A Dyne Road
11am - 4pm
We're taking over Building A for a day of information, activities and competitions from ICMP departments and partners for both new and returning students.
Exhibitors confirmed so far are:
1 Big Night Out Pub Crawl
Gonzo @ The Garage, London
The Hub at ICMP
Hard Rock Cafe London
Incorporated Society of Musicians
London Drum Show
Rose Morris & Co
Sir Colin Campbell
The Famous Company
The Park Studios
The Wellbeing Team at ICMP
Wicked Student Nights
We've also got a whole load of prizes available for those attending on the day including:
£100 Amazon Voucher
A 12 Month Standard Membership of BASCA (worth £90)
Free tickets to Camden/Central/Shoreditch Pub Crawls
A meal for two at Hard Rock Cafe
2 x ISM student memberships
2x weekend tickets to the London Drum Show 2017
Free annual business membership to Music Gateway
Free student memberships to The MU
Free entry to The Good Ship comedy nights
A one day recording session at The Park Studios
A table and entrance for 10 guests at a Wicked Student Nights event of your choice!
£30 Dominos Voucher
£25 drinks voucher for the Sir Colin
4hr Production session with one of our experienced producers @ Resident Studios
1x R100s - single driver IEMs from Read Audio
Free place for 2 at Epic Noise Music Bootcamp
Free entry for life to Gonzo
10 free hours drum booth rehearsal from Bell Percussion
Free bottle of Gragnano from Quartieri, Kilburn
Freshers Party - 22nd September
Kingpin Suite, Bloomsbury Lanes, Bedford Way, WC1A
8pm - Midnight
Featuring five bowling lanes, a karaoke room, a virtual cricket net, a pool table, table tennis, Foosball and arcade machines, this will be a night full of fun and games!
Free arrival drink for the first 100 attendees.
All attendees can continue to party after the event with free entry to the Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes 'WANTED: BOWLING, MAGIC & DISCO’ club night.
Bandeoke - 25th September
The Monarch, 40-42 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8BG
7.30pm - 11pm
Pick your song, pick you instrument and join our tutor house band for a night of classic covers old and new.
House Band featuring:
Gareth John Spicer
Quiz Night - 26th September
1a Dyne Road
7.30pm - 10pm
Get some friends together to battle it out and be the ICMP Quiz Masters 2017.
Prizes for the winning team and special challenges.
Howard Jones Masterclass - 26th September
Room 101A, 1A Dyne Road
7pm - 9pm
ICMP's Dean of Studies, Tony Harris will lead this 'In Conversation' style masterclass in which you will hear about Howard’s experiences throughout his 30 year career - including what methods he uses for songwriting, his innovative approach to self-promotion as an artist and advice on how to develop a connection between yourself as an artist and your fans.
The class will be beneficial to any ICMP students looking to develop themselves as an artist or band, but particularly those on the BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship and BA (Hons) Songwriting courses.
Collision - 27th September
Soul Store West, 34 Kilburn High Road, NW6 5UA
A night of music from collaborations between ICMP London - The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance BMUS and BA Songwriting students.
Plus a headline set from a special tutor band featuring:
Macmillan Tea Morning - 29th September
Main Student Area, 1a Dyne Road
11am - 2.30pm
Come and have some coffee/tea and cake in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support's World's Biggest Coffee Morning and chat with staff members from different ICMP teams including The Hub at ICMP, ICMP Events, The Wellbeing Team at ICMP, Student Voice, Admissions and Programme Support.
There will also be entertainment throughout the morning on The Hub Unplugged Stage.
Camden Crawl - 29th September
Starts Main Student Area, 1a Dyne Road
7pm - 11pm
The highlight of ICMP's Freshers is our infamous venue crawl around Camden. Join us as we visit some of our favourite venues in London's most alternative borough.
This year we are partnering with 1 Big Night Out Pub Crawl which means more venues, more free drinks and more deals to be had!
First destination 55 Bar Camden - further venues to be announced
Visit our Eventbrite page to learn more about the activities and how to get tickets.
Head over to our Events page to find out more about ICMP networking opportunities, gigs and much, much more.