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5 & 15 December - Seasonal Receptions
Professor Alec Cameron is inviting you to join him at a reception to say thank you for all your hard work, and to give you a chance to relax, indulge in some seasonal refreshments, and chat with colleagues from around the university. Alec will be hosting seasonal receptions on Monday 5 December and Thursday 15 December, both from 4.30pm in Conference Aston's Courtyard restaurant. You are welcome to attend either reception and if you have any further questions, please contact events@aston.ac.uk or Karen Newman-Brown on ext. 4542. Please book your place here

Wednesday 21 December, 7.30pm - Christmas Concert
The Town Hall Gospel Choir – which includes our own Dorota Smith, Teaching Fellow in Psychology - returns to its home stage in Birmingham’s Town Hall with a Christmas Concert of festive favourites with a unique gospel ‘twist’. Suitable for the whole family, the concert provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of Yuletide preparations. You can even sing along!  Click here for more information. 

Thursday 8 December, 5.30pm – Wine Tasting
Our Fairtrade Steering Group has organised the ever popular annual Fairtrade Wine Tasting. The event in Aston’s (MB652) is a great opportunity to try some new Fairtrade tipples and learn a bit about Fairtrade wine production, as well as get into the festive party spirit. Come along as a group or as an individual. Tickets are £7.50 each - which includes Fairtrade wine and mince pieces, cheese and biscuits - and are on sale at Café 66, Café Libro, Café Eros and from Shirley O’Reilly in Procurement (MB717) or Liz Thompson in Estates (MB723).