It's time to give back this winter as we're going full throttle for all things charity!

Your Leeds Arts University Raise And Give Society and elected Raise & Give Officer, Lucy have been busy planning a RAG Week to remember!

We're raising money for The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (UK)and Simon on the Streets so feel free to dig deep and get stuck into our charitable events!

You can enter our RAG Week Raffle draw all week long with tickets being just £1 and £3 for a strip. We're also holding a food collection! So bring your tins and dried food items as they'll be making their way to fantastic local Leeds based charities! Examples include; Breakfast cereals, Soup, Pasta, Rice, Pasta sauce, Tinned beans, Tinned meat, Tinned vegetables, Tinned fruit, Tea or coffee, Sugar, Biscuits and Snacks.

If you donate food items you can exchange this for a raffle ticket! So there's even more of a chance to bag yourself the coveted RAG Week Raffle prize!

Have a look at the schedule below! We hope there's something to tickle your pickle!


It certainly puts the FUN in FUNdraising!


Show that RAG love and join the Facebook event to keep up to date with all the RAGalicious updates!


monday 10th

RAG Information Stall - 10:00 - 11:00 - Blenheim Cafe

Come and meet your RAG Officer, Lucy and find out about all things RAG! It's RAGulous!

Meet the Guide Dogs - 11:00 - 15:00 - Blenheim Union

The dogs are back in town! Back by popular demand our good old friends the Guide Dogs are here for your cuddling pleasure. Please look out for the sign up sheets to confirm you space and get ready for the delightful doggos!

Festive Film Fest - 17:00 - 20:00 - Blenheim Union

The age old debate of what's the most infamous festive film is nearly here! Get in the festive spirit and get ready to slip into our sneaky pop-up cinema! Look out for our poll to ensure that your firm festive fave is top of the list.

tuesday 11th

Christmas Scrap Crafting - 12:00 - 13:30 - Blenheim Union

Still not made your granny a beautiful gift? Maybe it's time you thought about it! We've collected old unloved items such as paper, scrap carpet, glitter and more!

We'll have lots of crafty bits for you to use but feel free to BYOS! (Bring Your Own Scrap)

Let's get crafty! Defo check out Kirsties Handmade Christmas for some super crafting tips n tricks. (We clearly have a Kirstie Allsopp addiction, send help now!)

wednesday 12th

Bling your Bauble! Twilight Cafe : Christmas Special - 16:30 - 18:30 - Blenheim Cafe

Look out for this truly scrumptious Christmas edition of Twilight Cafe. Students from BA Illustration and ED are going to running little workshops on creating Christmas Pudding Pom Poms, pegged Christmas Tree decorations and folded paper baubles.

Choir & Carols - 17:00 - Blenheim Cafe

Chow down on a mince pie and guzzle some mulled wine and listen to the Pop Choirs performance. Maybe even join in!

thursday 13th

Construct a Gingerbread House - 12:00 - 13:00 - Vernon Cafe

Come along to the Vernon Street Cafe to build your very own gingerbread house!

We'll supply the nosh and you bring the dosh! All proceeds will go to Simon on the Streets; helping people to have a roof over their head this winter.

RAG Festive Quiz - 16:00 - Blenheim Cafe

Do you know your Donner from your Blitzen?

Your Christmas from your Krampus? 

Get your festive trivia together for a FESTIVE PUB QUIZ held in the Blenheim Cafe! Teams of 4 max, with cute prizes up for grabs!

friday 14th

RAG Week Raffle Draw

Stay tuned as on Friday 14th we'll announce our lucky RAG Week Raffle Prize winner! Christmas has come early for one of you lucky raffle ticket holders. So keep your eyes peeled for our grand announcement!


Christmas Jumper Day

Staff and students are invited to don your silliest sweater and donate £2 to Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day! You can donate at Reception or text TEAMLAU to 70050 to donate to Save the Children.

*Please note that these timings may change slightly.

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