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Bar weekly - 7th November

Hey Grey!

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

Sunday-Thursday: 7.30-11.00

Friday-Saturday:7.30-12.00

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...

Matt x

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BAR WEEKLY - 31st October

Hey Everyone!

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!

Matt x

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Bar Weekly - 24th October

Hey Grey!


Here's what's happening in the bar this week:

Green Week

Environment week Green Drink of the Day for you all to try!

Wall of Shame

We've reduced the price of the wall of shame. It's now only 20p to put a picture up (10p for a caption) and 50p to take a picture down. Bring any embarassing pictures down to any of the bar staff!

Pub Quiz

Jackpot has rolled over from the last quiz. Get down early on Sunday to ensure you get seats!

Halloween Bop Bars

There will be 2 bars at Halloween Bop on Saturday: the main bar and a bottle and shot bar upstairs. Please make use of both to avoid unnecessary queueing!

Come and use the bar in the day

Anyone is welcome to use the bar or tv during the day when the bar isn't open itself. To watch the tv just switch it on at the machine (there isn't a remote) and change the sky channels at the box itself. The projector also has an on switch on the underneath side if you want that. The bar can also be used as an alternative study space (there's wireless) if you'd like. Please tidy up any mess before you leave!

Grey Bar's Best Customer

Tom McMinigal - who receives a free pizza! The next best customer will be selected in 2 weeks...it could be you!
Please check the JCR blog weekly to make sure you know what's going on in the bar!

Matt x
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Friday 14th October in Grey Bar

Hey Everyone!


Make sure you don't miss out this Friday night in Grey Bar...

Osbourne's 'Corner Jam' Band are coming to play for us from 9 - 11.30, so make sure you come down and grab some drinks before!

See you all there xxx

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BAR WEEKLY

HELLO GREY!

There's lots going on in the bar this week so check it all out below:

BAR APPLICATONS - DUE ON TUESDAY 11TH OCTOBER, 11PM!

If you'd like a job on the bar then don't forget to complete and hand in your application form (attached to this email) by tomorrow at 11pm to the bar, exec pigeon hole in the post room or email it to me (1st option preferred). Please note that interviews will be either thursday or friday.

OSBOURNE'S BAND LIVE ON FRIDAY

For 1 night only...Osbourne's "Corner Jam" are coming to play in Grey Bar! They've played at balls university wide, Grey day, Barfest and more so make sure you get down to hear them!

PUB QUIZ ON SUNDAY

The infamous pub quiz is back with Tom and Danny this Sunday. There's plenty more seating this year, but still get there early to secure seats for your whole group!! £££ Jackpot to be confirmed £££

DRINK OF THE WEEK

If you can't decide what to buy...why not try the 2nd of our college drinks - the GREYNADE, only £4 (Chambord, Jagermeister, Port and Lemonade)

OPENING TIMES

The bar will be open from 7.30-11.00 Sunday-Thursday and 7.30-12.00 Friday & Saturday. It's there to be used...

GREY BAR'S BEST CUSTOMER

If you've visited the bar the most or done something exceptionally interesting in the bar then you might just be getting a free pizza and your name up in Grey Bar at the end of the week!

PIZZA CARDS

If you haven't got one already, remember to pick up a pizza card when you buy a drink Each stamp gets you money off at fountain's hall pizza and you get a stamp for every drink you buy!

RESERVE AN AREA

If you have a birthday coming up or a social you need to organise, go to the www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/bar and reserve a roped off area for you and your party with banners, balloons and more...

SPORT ON IN THE BAR

The JCR will be upgrading to the 'ultimate' sky package shortly, so we'll be able to put all major sports games on for you to enjoy. Check bar noticeboards to see what is showing & when!



Good luck to all those applying to the bar, and I hope the rest of you enjoy using the bar for the rest of the year!

Don't hesitate to email or call me if you have any problems about the bar.

Matt xxx
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Cocktail Evening

Hey Grey!


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!!


Bahama Mama

Purple People Eater

Appletini

White Russian

Sex on the Beach

Mojito

Margarita

Woo Woo

Strawberry Daiquiri 

Mai Tai



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!!!!


RAFFLE


Just £1 for 5 TICKETS!! Prizes include Bottles of Wine, Baileys and more..... All profits will go to new chairs for the bar!



FREE CRISPS


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 :)


Matt xxx


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Bar weekly - w/b 6th June

Hey Grey!


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!



POST-EXAM SLAMMER


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....



PIMMS O'CLOCK


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 :-)



COCKTAIL EVENING


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!



PHOENIX BALL


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 xxx

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Bar weekly - w/b 30th May

Hi Everyone!!!!


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!


*OPENING TIMES

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!


*NEW COCKTAILS

Come and try the 5 new cocktails out in the bar!


*GREY DAY

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...


www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/bar


See you on Grey Day...cannot wait!!!


Matt x

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THEME NIGHT FRIDAY

ACOUSTIC NIGHT
FRIDAY NIGHT IN THE BAR
DON'T FORGET!

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BAR WEEKLY - w/b 23rd May

Hi Everyone


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!!


http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/bar/index.php?tab=requests



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



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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!


http://www.dur.ac.uk/grey.jcr/bar/index.php?tab=requests


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 x

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COME TO THE BAR

Hi Everyone


Please come down to the bar in the evening, even if it's just to grab a soft drink!

We have fizzy drinks, j20s, appletiser, fruit juice and mocktails to keep you going through the exams, and most of them are cheaper than going to the vending machines!

We are open until 11pm EVERY NIGHT so don't be afraid to come later.

Thanks,

Matt x

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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

*Mixed Fruit

*Pear


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!


Opening Times:


For the next 2 weeks, the bar will be open at the following times:

*Monday - Saturday: 7.30-11pm

*Sunday: 8-11pm


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 x

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Theme Night TONIGHT & FA Cup Final on in the bar TOMORROW!

Hi Everyone!


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 x

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New Stuff in the Bar!!

Hi Everyone


Few new things:

NEW STOCK


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!


REVISION DRINKS


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,


Matt xxx

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