Last Thursday was the inaugural Lecture Theatre (made famous as a Canteen) Event of the year. Making a starring appearance were the venerable Josh Hannon, the peerless Meg Davies, the dazzling Becca Anderson, and the beguiling Sage 'Grumpy' Gill-Martin who cooked up a storm with an array of Mexican scran to boggle the mind and delight the belly.
We had some great activities for the evening, starting off with a pinata. Sadly, I was out of the room out of the room, but as the photos below and witness accounts testify, this activity boasted an incredible performance from Hugo Poon who, after many others had had little success piercing the pinata's papery hide, artfully decapitated it in one stroke.
Next was the limbo, in which Nick Kent and Ben Wright held the famed pole whilst a number of enthusiastic Ulippers proved the extent of their elasticity beneath it. Though we had some formidable performances from Meg Davies and Ruby Budd, the ultimate victor was Hannah Cartwright who wove her way with a great deal of vim under a pole that was at a height that was, quite frankly, silly.
Last but not least in the Lecture Theatre, we saw the return of the 'Pin the Moustache on the Mexican' event. As with its first outing last year, the rather idiosyncratic and enigmatic Mexican did not fail to deter all but the most skilled participants with Niamh Hickey emerging victorious, winning herself the Mexican's portrait and her own moustache, which I can only imagine will come in a great deal of use come Movember.
After surfaces had been scrubbed and floors had been mopped, we moved on to the Coq and Bulldog, the sophisticated Ulipper's boozer of choice. Here, we saw a great quiz presented by Hannah Cartwright and Neil Fulton. In my opinion, it says a lot for a quiz that has Wolf Tone as an answer and can boast a round picking between Mitt Romney and Mr Burns quotes and this one certainly did not disappoint. When I left, all seemed sufficiently merried to class this a good night.
Hope you had a good one, ULIP, and we'll see you again in a couple of weeks!
P.s. Forgot to mention, there was also a lot of Magner's.
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