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Club namePortsmouth Student Union
Club webpagePortsmouth Student Union
Street Address/DirectionsThe Union, Cambridge Rd, Portsmouth (near Scandals!)
DescriptionEvery Tuesday there is a night of rock, metal and punk music currently dj'd by Evil Biscuit (mostly) down at the student's union. If you are not a student you can get in by knowing one, so if this applies to you a butterfly net and specimen jar may be a worthwhile investment! Tis generally very friendly and lively with a wide selection of different types of music, recently including CradleOF, old skool, and more black metal etc! And obviously the drinks are cheaper. Entry is 3 to non-members.
Opening Hours9pm- 2pm
Phone Number02392 843640
Submitted byDemonrage
Submitted on:2003-05-10
User comments
Submitted by:Darktone / 2003-06-27
Would be better if a few more Gothic types attended; still it's been fun the couple of nights I've been. The decor is a bit dire though! :-P

Submitted by:ruination / 2003-10-30
Inside news from a student at Portsmouth, Rock Night may be breathing its last few breaths. It has gone to every fortnight for now, due to low numbers I believe.

Submitted by:ruination / 2003-10-31
Rock Night may be ending. Its gone from every week to every fortnight, and its future is uncertain, due to recent low numbers I believe.

Submitted by:Demonrage / 2003-11-08
-more inside news- however you might be rewarded after christmas if you attend the union night with Mr DJ E. Biscuit.. numbers depending obviously, it might then receive its new lease of life. So its up to you, folks ;)

Submitted by: / 2003-11-14
came here with a student buddy once. student unions tend to be full of trendies as this one did, you have to go to your specialist pubs for more goth nights. i liked the decor...

Submitted by:DarkOwl / 2004-05-07
Having had the thrill of attending a Uni open day, the very idea of attending anything here is disturbing... unless you like very 'modern' decor(yellow and orange walls and mirrors everywhere). tis a disturbing place *suggests the union should consider equal opp's for those other than 'trendies'...

Submitted by:Daisaku / 2004-12-13
As of the now (academic yr 2004/05) the rock/alt night is on Thursdays. Upstairs in Co2 (the small club bit).

Submitted by:Demonrage / 2004-12-13
Well our first MIG Soc night went rather swimmingly, they will see much more of us in the weeks after xmas. Provisionally it is on random tuesdays from whenever until 1pm, the site is updated regularly with news and events; Since it is the metal, industrial and goth society I just think it deserves a mention... ;)

Submitted by:Demonrage / 2004-12-14
I forgot to say- it is held downstairs in the Sports bar, rather than the appalingly decorated Lux.

Submitted by:DarkOwl / 2006-11-01
I would not recommend the union at all - even the students there are mostly unfriendly towards 'alternative' types during the daylight hours - and the bar staff made a point of not serving us before the 'trendies' so after 25mins of waiting in a not particularly busy bar we left!

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