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posted by craig hawes @ Wed Apr 25 16:04:12 2012 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=248 Bar weekly - 7th November
I hope you're all having a good week so far. Here's all the info for the bar this week:
DESIGN A COCKTAIL NIGHT ON FRIDAY
Come and design your own cocktail and poster for it on Friday night in the bar. It's free to enter, and the best entry will be served in the bar the following week!
PUB QUIZ ON SUNDAY
The jackpot is massive, so make sure you head down to the bar early to grab your drinks before the quiz starts!
DRINK OF THE WEEK
Wench - Morgans Spiced, Coke and Blackcurrant!
REMINDER FOR OPENING TIMES
Please don't ever hesitate to contact me with feedback or ideas for any existing or new products via email, phone or the jcr website: www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/bar
Keep it in Grey Bar...
07809877293posted by matt birkett @ Tue Nov 8 01:29:51 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=204 BAR WEEKLY - 31st October
I hope you're all enjoyed the halloween bop, here's what's coming up in the bar this week!
FRIDAY THEME NIGHT
Head down to the bar on Friday for a Games and Giveaway night! There will be games and activities on all the tables for everyone to use and we have loads of free merchandise for you, including t-shirts, shot glasses, harmonicas, drum sticks and more!! Come to the bar to find out more...
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Sunday Night from 8pm, the microphone will be out for all the talented stars of Grey to come down to the bar and provide us with some entertainment. These have been pretty successful before, so come down and get involved, whether it's listening or playing!
THE BAR AFTER FIREWORKS
As you all know, this Saturday sees the biggest firework display of the NorthEast! After you've watched it and given your £4 donation, head straight to the bar with your friends to grab your seats and enjoy some drink specials!!
DRINK OF THE WEEK
If you feel you can't decide what to have, why not try a GlitterBomb? Just £1.90!
Have a fantastic week, I look forward to seeing you in the bar soon!
07809877293posted by matt birkett @ Mon Oct 31 10:43:44 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=199 Bar Weekly - 24th October
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=195 Friday 14th October in Grey Bar
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=191 BAR WEEKLY
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=186 Cocktail Evening
Monday evening (Tonight) FROM 5PM ONWARDS, Grey Bar will be holding a massive Cocktail Evening!! There will be 4 features of the evening as outlined below, come and check them out...it will be a shame to miss it!
10 DIFFERENT COCKTAILS
STARTING AT JUST £3!!!! - Or try a TASTER of each for just £5!!
Purple People Eater
Sex on the Beach
BAR DRAGON'S DEN
Teams of 1-3
>Design your very own Cocktail for Grey Bar
>Think of the perfect name and branding that you want for your new cocktail
>Create an A4 poster for your new cocktail
>Come up with a pitch for the judges to make your cocktail the best
The best cocktail will win a drink prize and the winning cocktail will be sold on the bar until the end of term!!!!
Just £1 for 5 TICKETS!! Prizes include Bottles of Wine, Baileys and more..... All profits will go to new chairs for the bar!
What more do you want to supplement your cocktails? Free crisps will be provided on each table during the night!!
Please come down and get involved. Most of the cocktails will only be there for 1 night only, you have to opportunity to make your own cocktail and there are free crisps too!!!
SEE YOU THERE :)
posted by matt birkett @ Mon Jun 13 08:32:59 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=168 Bar weekly - w/b 6th June
I hope you enjoyed the amazing Grey Day this year (thanks Cat & Emma!!). So summer is beginning, and it time to start having some fun and relaxation. How better to do it than in the bar with all the following...
DRINK OF THE WEEK
After the hugely popular 'Exam Slam', we bring you the 'Post-Exam Slam'!! The consists of Relentless, Blackcurrant Sourz and Apple Vodka for just £3.30!
As an extra special treat for celebrating, why not try the post-exam slammer.
5 SHOTS, £5. Vodka, Gin, White Sambuca, Black Sambuca, Lime.
Go on, just try it....
It's definitely time for Pimms! Pitchers of Pimms will be £8, an absolute bargain! Come grab them, some cups and take them out to the lawn to chill out with :-)
Just as a pre-warning for Monday 13th June....Grey Bar will be having a cocktail evening!
There will be lots of different things, so make sure you come down...
> A wide range of cocktails only available for that evening!
> Free crisps available around the bar
> Bar Dragons Den - Design your own cocktail in teams or on your own. The winner will get their cocktail put on the bar and will win vouchers for the bar
> A raffle - Lots of prizes to be won including alcohol! £1 per ticket!
OPENING TIMES EXTENDING
From tomorrow, we will be trialling extended opening times! Please come down and make use of the bar!
The bar will be open from 6.00pm everyday (except wednesday) this week!
Please remember that the bar will NOT be open at all on the evening of the ball. Apologies for any inconvenience this might cause!!
Please come and make use of the bar, there's lots going on!!
As always don't forget to use the website: www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/bar
Matt xxxposted by matt birkett @ Tue Jun 7 12:30:26 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=164 Bar weekly - w/b 30th May
Now exams are beginning to finish the bar has some more stuff going on...
*DRINK OF THE WEEK
Jagerbombs (only £1.80)
*THEME NIGHT FRIDAY
This week's theme will be a 90's night! Come down to the bar and listen to some classics to chill before an AMAZING GREY DAY!
*QUIZ NIGHT ON SUNDAY
Danny's & Tom's epic Quiz night returns (Estimated Jackpot of £600)
*NEW DRINKS IN THIS WEEK
Corona, Peroni, Desperado, Becks, Sambuca Respberry & Sambuca Black
*NEW SHOT GLASSES IN THE BAR
Please DO NOT TAKE THESE with you, they are for use in the bar and once they're gone we'll go back to the nasty plastics!
The bar will go back to opening until 12 on Thursdays and Fridays, still open from 7.30 every night!
*BAR CUSTOMER OF THE MONTH
...Is now BEST BAR CUSTOMER and will change every 2 weeks. The current best bar customer is GARETH WATSON who gets a free pizza!
*BIRTHDAY AREAS STILL AVAILABLE
Get a reserved area, banners, cava for £6 and free nibbles for birthdays or other events after exams. Request it on the website!
Come and try the 5 new cocktails out in the bar!
As said in the epic Grey Day email, the bar will be open all day for your alcoholic needs, with pimms pitchers and your usual favourites!
As ever, don't hesitate to get in touch or go to the website for any requests, problems or info...
See you on Grey Day...cannot wait!!!
Matt xposted by matt birkett @ Sun May 29 01:12:19 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=152 THEME NIGHT FRIDAY
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=151 BAR WEEKLY - w/b 23rd May
First and foremost, don't forget to ORDER YOUR CRATES FOR GREY DAY. The DEADLINE is WEDNESDAY 25th at 10PM!
Why should you buy through the bar?
>Saves you going down to tesco and carrying it all the way back (livers out, pick up your crates on the day!)
>There is NO GLASS ALLOWED at Grey Day - all the crates through the bar are PLASTIC or CANS
So...go to the website NOW to get your order in. Any orders after Wednesday will NOT come in time for Grey Day!!
As for this week in the bar:
*Drink of the week - EXAM SLAM, Just £1 to give you that final boost for your exams!
The wonderful concoction of Relentless, Apple Juice & Blackcurrant. It is extremely popular at the moment, but it'll only be here until the end of exams...DON'T MISS OUT!
*Theme Night on Friday - ACOUSTIC NIGHT
Think Open Mic, without the Mic! Special appearances from Josh Turner & Tom Ryder at some point in the evening. Come down and play us a song or sing us a classic. Whatever you want...the stage is yours! Come and chill before you final exams or chill coz you have nothing to do!
*Carlsberg bottles on offer in the bar
Come down to the bar for the latest prices...they're really good!
*Everything that has been requested so far has or will be coming in very soon - REQUEST what YOU want on the BAR WEBSITE
posted by matt birkett @ Sun May 22 17:36:12 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=146 ORDER CRATES FOR GREY DAY
ORDER YOUR CRATES OF ALCOHOL FOR GREY DAY FROM THE BAR AND SAVE YOURSELF A TRIP TO TESCO!
Go to the requests section on the website to order and type in what you want and how many crates!
Or: JCR BAR > REQUESTS (On the left)
ALL PRICES ARE ON THE WEBSITE - There are 20 different drinks you can order!!
DEADLINE FOR ORDERING: WEDNESDAY 25th MAY, 10PM (Any orders after this won't come in time for Grey Day - no exceptions!!)
Please note payment will be by cash only at the bar, and for any crates ordered and payment not received, you will be put on the debtors list!
Any questions, get in touch via the website or email xposted by matt birkett @ Wed May 18 13:12:37 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=144 COME TO THE BAR
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=142 Bar Weekly, w/b/ 16th May
Check out the stuff happening in the bar this week:
Drink of the week:
Koppaberg - £2.40
*Strawberry & Lime
*Elderflower & Lime
Theme Night on Friday:
Games, cards and short quizzes will be on the tables in the bar for you to come down and have a break from your revision with!
Sports and other Requests:
The bar section on the website is designed the make the bar what you want it to be! If you want to watch football or something else in the bar and there are enough of you, then request it to be opened (mainly applicable to the weekend) and we should hopefully be able to open it up!
For the next 2 weeks, the bar will be open at the following times:
*Monday - Saturday: 7.30-11pm
Final Barfest Stock Reduction:
There are some final bottles of barfest stock left in the bar for a small price. Get down and grab them soon before they run out!!
See you in the bar!
Matt xposted by matt birkett @ Sun May 15 13:17:17 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=138 Theme Night TONIGHT & FA Cup Final on in the bar TOMORROW!
2 things for a break from revision...
* Pyjama Night in the bar TONIGHT - Come down in your pjs, bring your revision or just come and chill out with a drink and some music.
The EXAM SLAM is just £1 and we also have some heavily reduced barfest stock!!
* The bar will be open tomorrow for the FA Cup Final. It'll be open FROM 2.30 - 5.00 so come down and get your drinks for watching it!!
* EUROVISION will also be on in the bar tomorrow evening! Don't miss out!!!
See you in the bar!
Matt xposted by matt birkett @ Fri May 13 13:20:00 2011 Share on Facebook RSS Feed
permalink: http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/blogs/viewBlog.php?id=6&pId=133 New Stuff in the Bar!!
This week we have new stock, including bottles of carlsberg, 3 flavours of tiser (apple, pear and grape), apple and mango J2Os and 4 Flavours of Koppaberg!
All prices are on the new updated price list on the website/in the bar!
DRINK OF THE WEEK
This week it's: Archers Blanter
A wonderful mix of archers, blackcurrant and fanta!
FRIDAY THEME NIGHTS
Every Friday from now on there will be theme nights which will have drinks specials for that night only! Some will include some extra activities, but look out for the theme in the bar and the weekly email!
This week's Friday theme is: Pyjama Night
Come to the bar for a chilled and relaxing drink in your pyjamas on Friday night, in the first build up to the exam period. Enjoy the music, play on the IT box, grab some free peanuts and a soft drink or just chat with you friends!
FREE NIBBLES AT THE BAR
A limited amount of nachos and peanuts will be available for FREE on the bar EVERYDAY of the week! Come down and grab some nibbles with your drink, the earlier you come the more you get!
The 'EXAM SLAM' is finally here and at an AMAZING PRICE: £1 for a pint!
The combination of relentless, apple juice and blackcurrant tastes yummy and will provide you with that little boost you need to get through revision!
We have more soft drinks than you probably realise as well: 4 fizzy drinks, 3 flavours of j2o, 4 juices, 3 flavours of tiser and relentless!
See you all in the bar,