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Merchandise

Merchandise

Are you sick and tired of stuffing all your belongings in an old and torn up shopping bag? Would you like a soft and comfortable sweater to get through the winter days? Or do you stick to T-shirts because you always have class in one of those Eyckhof rooms where the heater is more succesful in giving off warmth than the actual sun? Then you’re in luck! Albion is considering creating merchandise and we need your opinion. If you’re interested…

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Why the Koffiekamer should be called the There-is-also-Tea-Kamer

Why the Koffiekamer should be called the There-is-also-Tea-Kamer

Albion, SVS and Tanuki have teamed up to create the ultimate partea on Thursday the 29th of November. There will be enough tastea hot water to bring your wintery cold soul back to at least room temperature. Moreover, there will be cookies and such! So make sure to come and meet some fellow teanagers in the Koffiekamer P.N. van Eyckhof from 15:00-17:00. And if you don’t ever drink tea, come on, give it a chai!

Once upon a Time

Once upon a Time

Why do we keep retelling fairy tales? And how have they changed over time? LET (Leiden English Theatre) and Albion have organised a lecture in which Wessel Fledderus will tell us all about it! The lecture will take place on November the 28th from 20:00 onwards in Lipsius 0.05!

Pancakes!!

Pancakes!!

Did you know that the 5th of March is International Pancake day? Did you also know that that is useless information because you don’t need a reason to eat pancakes? Good, because this Wednesday, the 21st of November, we will gather at 18:00 at Oudt Leyden (Steenstraat 49) to have a pancake dinner together! You can sign up by sending an e-mail to aac.albion@gmail.com until Tuesday 16:00, so we can make a reservation. (Please note: the costs of this dinner are at…

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Under the All-seeing Eyes of Big Brother

Under the All-seeing Eyes of Big Brother

As you may know, some Albion members are part of the theatre group called Leiden English Theatre (LET, for short). In the evening of the 18th of November, you can join Albion on a night out to their performance of 1984 at the Imperium Theatre! As an Albion member, signing up via albionesque@gmail.com gets you a reduced ticket price of €11,-. Want to watch Big Brother watching others? Or just want to support your fellow Albion members? LET’s go!

Harry Potter Lecture and Pub Quiz

Harry Potter Lecture and Pub Quiz

On the 13th of November, Albion and HSVL (the study association of History) are organising a Harry Potter event, one day before the official release of the new Fantastic Beasts film (good timing, right?). The event will consist of a lecture by Dr. A.G. Dorst on ‘Gender in Harry Potter: A Stylistic Approach’, ánd a Harry Potter Pub Quiz, in which you can showcase your extensive knowledge of the wonderful world by J.K. Rowling. To join this event, sign up…

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Theatre workshop

Theatre workshop

On the 17th of October, Albion and LET (Leiden English Theatre) are hosting a theatre workshop.The workshop will consist of a little bit of theatre theory (that alliterated nicely, didn’t it) and a lot of improvisational acting games! You don’t have to sign up, feel free to join. It will take place in the Lipsius basement from 21:00-22:00. Afterwards, the montly drinks will take place in cafe the Duke of Oz (Oude Singel 2)

Freshers’ Weekend

Freshers’ Weekend

Dear first year students, You can sign up for the Freshers’ Weekend through this link! It takes place on the 2nd of September and we will play fun games and you can already meet some of the people who will be teaching you next year! We hope to see you there, Board Aeonian

Wanted: Angler Writers and Editors

Wanted: Angler Writers and Editors

Have you always wanted to become a writer? Do you think some newspapers could use a little of your expertise? Great news then, because the Angler is looking for new writers and editors! The Angler is the official magazine of the English Department at Leiden University, both printed and digital, written by students and for students. For next year, we are looking for people who want to join our lovely committee and assist in both writing and editing the magazine…

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Chaucer Symposium

Chaucer Symposium

Whanne that April with his shoures sote… Can you finish this quote? On Thursday the 14th of June, Albion will organise the one and only Chaucer Symposium, together with the Study Association MSVL Floris V. Two of the keynote speakers, and Chaucer enthusiasts, are our own Dr. Porck and Dr. Murchison! The medieval event will start at 12.00 and more information will follow soon. If you can’t wait to apply, make sure to fill in this link: https://goo.gl/forms/kiDVLZGbyU74NW9D2