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WEEK 1

Welcome (Back) College Bar Crawl – 18th January, Thursday 8 pm – Brasenose College

The first event will be a bar crawl. We will meet in front of Brasenose at 8pm, and visit 3-4 college bars (we are open to recommendations, but Brasenose, Exeter, St Peter's and St John's are definitely open and accessible). Come along if you're keen to try some college drinks or non-alcoholic refreshments, and to have a nice chat after the vacation!

If you are late feel free to message us on facebook to make sure you know where we are.

 

WEEK 3

Board Game Night– 1st February, Thursday 7 pm – Geoffrey Arthur Building

As the days grow longer and the nights turn warmer, join us for an enjoyable evening featuring an extensive array of board games to select from. The society will be offering refreshments and beverages for your enjoyment.

Attention! The Grandpont bridge is closed so please use another bridge (such as the Folly Bridge) for crossing the river.

 

WEEK 4

5 o’clock Tea – 10th February, 3.30pm – Browns, 5-11 Woodstock Road, OX2 6HA

Warm your souls and nourish your hearts to fight the winter cold this 4th week at HunSoc Afternoon Tea. Taking place at a classy (but affordable) establishment (precise location to be announced), join us for tea, cakes, sandwiches and riveting conversation! Booking will be required and the event will hopefully be followed by a walk (weather and desires permitting). See you there. https://forms.gle/CFTXSdaPXDLugFfs5

 

WEEK 5

Lángos and Läger – 17th February, Saturday, 6:00pm – St Matthew's Church, OX1 4LW

This term, Lángos & Läger is back in its cherished form! Indulge in Hungarian street food (lángos), some beer(-pong), and the most heartwarming Hungarian songs to ease your longing for home.

Our event will start and end sooner than it used to be so please arrive accordingly. Beerpong will start at 7pm.

 

WEEK 6

Hungarian Folk Dance Night – 24th February, Saturday, 5:30pm – Brasenose College, Amersi Room   

Immerse yourself in the magic of Hungarian folk culture at the Oxford Hungarian Society's Hungarian Folk Dance Night.

Join us for an enchanting evening filled with lively traditional folk dances, accompanied by the joyous, soulful tunes of Hungarian folk music. Whether you're an experienced dancer or new to Hungarian folk traditions, this event welcomes all. Experienced dance instructors will guide you through the steps. Just bring your dancing spirit, dress comfortably, and let the the vibrant energy of folk dance sweep you off your feet.

 

WEEK 7

Formal Dinner & Poker Tournament – 29th February, Thursday, 7pm – Christ Church College

Once again, we’ll have our usual society dinner in Christ Church, followed by our annual Oxford Hungarian Society Poker Tournament. Let’s see if you can claim the trophy this year!

Be on the lookout for the sign up forms that the committee will send out before the event.

 

WEEK 8

Speaker event - Professor Emeritus Robert Evans: Round Peg in a Square Hole. The Magyar Nation and the Historic Hungarian State 5th March, Tuesday, 6pm – Brasenose College, Lecture Room VII

How and why did Hungary change from being a multinational commonwealth into a national state? And could the destructive consequences of that shift have been avoided? 

Followed by Q&A.

Annual General Meeting  5th March, Tuesday, 7.30pm – Brasenose College, Lecture Room VII

Come along to our annual celebration of democracy and have a say in the Society’s future by voting for the next organising committee or running for office yourself! Further information will be circulated in the upcoming weeks, but if you have any questions about joining the committee, feel free to reach out in the meantime.

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