Good Entertainment on a Budget

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When students think about taking our minds off of the books for a bit to refresh the mind and enjoy a bit of entertainment, what mostly comes to mind is a hectic night out. You only have to walk across the street from campus to realize just how expensive a night out can be however, with bars, clubs and restaurants that are open all hours of the day taking full advantage of the urgent manner in which students generally want to go about their entertainment.

Of all the ways through which a meager student’s budget can come under threat, however, entertainment should never be a cause for its depletion. This is because entertainment really doesn’t have to be expensive at all and you can enjoy some good entertainment on a budget if you take the time to look beyond what’s being shoved in your face.

Campus Parties

Most students don’t know this, but a lot of building spaces are available for students to use for free, even if it’s to hold parties. With the right music (perhaps provided by a fellow student who’s also a budding deejay), a nice supply of drinks, some good company, and a good selection of party snacks, what then would be the difference between partying it up in an expensive downtown nightclub and having a party on campus? Nothing much really, except the campus party can save all involved a tonne of money. If that sort of entertainment is right up your alley, you could turn it into a regular thing, perhaps held weekly (every Friday or Saturday maybe) and organized all throughout the week. The same applies to perhaps buying snacks or even organizing professional musical entertainment from a pro DJ, artist, band, etc.

Enjoy Nightlife

While campus parties could be fun to enjoy on a regular basis, you can also go out once in a while to enjoy nightlife with friends and maybe mingle with new people. It could be a great way to make friends and enjoy the whole vibe of partying. You can go clubbing or have a slow night at a pub with a few close friends where you could use a Wine Dispenser Machine and enjoy your drinks. You can also look for karaoke bars to make the night entertaining and fun while singing your heart out. Yelling out the lyrics to your favorite song with your friends can be the best thing in the world and the much-needed entertainment you need.

However, if you’re looking for something more exciting and competitive, you can opt for a night of bowling or laser tag with friends. You could even check out local dart leagues happening in bars near you that you can take part in. Remember, whatever your preference, exploring the nightlife scene can add variety and excitement to your social life, creating memorable experiences and fostering new connections.

So, it’s basically your choice. Do you prefer to enjoy a house party or campus party, or do you want to experience actual nightlife at clubs and pubs?

Though keep in mind that campus parties might require proper planning. The idea is multiplying the buying power of each individual’s pounds by pooling the money together, which only makes sense if you’re all looking to effectively buy the same supplies for the same type of entertainment.

Watch a Live Action Role Playing

Have you ever heard of Live Action Role-Playing (LARP) events where people dive into their characters and physically act out various scenarios? If not, you can definitely think about attending a LARP event. It is a pocket-friendly way to witness and truly experience immersive entertainment. LARPs bring fantasy worlds to life, where participants deck themselves out in cosplay costumes and engage in role-playing scenarios featuring various styles and techniques such as boffer larp, mystery LARP, 360-degree LARP, and more. These events often take place in outdoor settings and charge you with a minimal entry cost or sometimes even free access. Thus, attending a LARP event can be a budget-friendly and creative alternative to conventional entertainment. It can undoubtedly be a fantastic choice for those looking for adventure and fun without breaking the bank.


About Author

Fiona is a stay at home mum of 3 and a wife to a city banker. In her spare time (when not looking after the kids) she enjoys running, blogging and taking the digs for long walks.