One World Festival

The annual One World Day is back, but this year it is even bigger, stretching over the 3 days of Monday, 27th – Wednesday, 29th March 2017. 

The One World Festival is a great opportunity to showcase your country and to learn about other people’s cultures and meet people from all over the world. 

The Monday and Tuesday are open to any cultural society or group of friends or individual who would like to host a workshop or an event to teach people about their country’s traditions, this could be anything from a language class to a music session and anything in between, if this sounds like something you would be interested in or if you would like some more information, please email us by clicking here

Wednesday, 29th March is the big event and will include lots of stalls from all over the world, offering food tasting and a delve into the traditions of another country, so make sure to put it in your diary. 


Programme of events for One World Festival


Come along to celebrate talent, culture and diversity at BU this Wednesday, 29th March from 4pm onwards!

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to meet new people, experience new things and have a great time doing it.

Open Sports Tasters

12-4pm, Sports Hall

Come and try some new sports out, it’s free, just bring yourself and some exercise clothes

Volleyball 12 -1pm

Netball 1-2pm

Handball 2- 3pm

Yball 3- 4pm



Irish Dance Lesson
4-5pm, SportBU Dance Studio
Make the most of this opportunity to try out the famous Irish jig.

Student Entrepreneur to Global Powerhouse: CEO of SeeFashion, Aaron Jones
4 - 5pm, Inspire Lecture Theatre
We have teamed up with BU League of Entrepreneurs to get in an amazing speaker, Aaron Jones who founded the global, Eco-fashion company whilst he was at university - so come along if you want to hear about starting your own business and creating an ethical globalised organisation.

Book your FREE place now:



Travel the globe with food and music
5 - 7.30pm, Student Centre
Experience cultures from all over the world, whilst staying on campus. There will be students representing their country by offering free food tasters and a chance to delve into their traditions and customs as well as a talent showcase.

Pick up your global passport from the One World Festival Committee and get it stamped by every country to be in for a chance of winning two tickets to tour the Jurassic coast.

How to be an Arab 101
Thursday 30th March, TA131, 2 - 5pm

The Arabic Society are hosting this workshop, they will teach people Arabian table manners, how to dress like an Arab, most common Arabic words in the Arab world, and how to write your name in Arabic.


Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to meet new people, experience new things and have a great time doing it.

Interested in sharing your culture? Click here for more info


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