Societies

Allotment Society
Whether you're a passionate gardener or you've never even seen a trowel before in your life, AllotSoc welcomes anyone and…
Anime Society
We used to watch anime every Wednesday at 7Pm in the JCR lounge, Now we've moved to Discord. Here's the…
Arts Society
Butler Arts Soc is a space for anyone with an urge to get creative! From chilled sessions in the art…
Baking Society
A new Butler Society where we bake all sorts of foods and come together fortnightly to share our creations. If…
Bike Society
Virtual Freshers Fair: https://durhamuniversity.sharepoint.com/:li:/t/ButlerGetInvolved/Ey5kk8ya-q1JkvJFT2xw690BzSAEyLiY4fbUaBzRDbqTeg?e=VrVFni Bike Soc is here for everyone whether you're a cycling enthusiast or a total newbie. We…
Butler Chamber Choir
About Us Chamber Choir is the Butler's non-auditioned SATB choir who sing a variety of music at college events, concerts,…
Butler Feminist Society (FemSoc)
Who are we? Butler FemSoc is  a safe space where ALL feminists of ALL genders, races and sexualities can come…
Butler Jazz
About Us  Butler Jazz is the resident Jazz Band at Josephine Butler College. We are a group of passionate musicians…
Butler Running Society
Butler Running is a casual running club that currently meets once a week (could be more!) to run & chat…
Butler Soul Band
About Us The newest band in Butler: We are a small instrumental band, playing a variety of Jazz, Funk, Soul,…
Casual Book Club
Butler has its own little library lounge, so why not use it? At book club, we read and discuss different…
Cheese & Wine Society
An informal meeting once a fortnight where people can eat cheese and drink wine (other non dairy and non alcoholic…
Christian Union
A group of Christian students of all backgrounds from Josephine Butler college and Stephenson college who meet together weekly to…
Circuits Society
Group exercise sessions involving circuits and HIIT workouts, all abilities welcome! Training is now back in person. Contact me to…
Croquet Society
We get hammered. You can also join our Mircosoft teams if you are interested in joining!
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Debate Society
Butler Debating Society provides a forum for Butler students to discuss hot topics and important issues. Debates will be done…
Disney Society
We love and enjoy everything to do with disney! We screen films weekly and also organise cinema trips. Be our…
Documentary Society
Documentary Society was cultivated due to a mutual curiosity and passion for learning about the bizarre! Every other Tuesday at…
Dungeons and Dragons
  We run our own Dungeons and Dragons campaigns throughout the year. They are open to all of the college…
FIFA Society
The name gives it away, but we play FIFA and organise tournaments between ourselves. Join us to play in the…
Film Society
Butler Film Society is for anyone who enjoys unwinding in front of a good film each week; it can be…
Folk Band Society
About Folk Band Butler Folk Band is a super friendly and informal group suited to all musical abilities and is…
Gaming Society
A casual society where we play a variety of games of all genres: old and new, good and ... less…
GRAW Society
GRAW stands for Guinness, Real Ale and Whiskey. Now that you know what it stands for, you’re probably already interested.…
Heart of Fiction (Creative Writing)
  Have you ever tried to get something written? A novel, a story, love poem so smitten? An odyssey, epic…
Hiking Society
Do you like nature? Or walking? Or a chance to take your mind off work? Then this society is for…
Karaoke Society
We organise fun informal gatherings for all those interested in a sing-along to well known songs, ability isn’t necessary, just…
Languages and Culture
  We run language cafes for people who want to learn new or improve new languages. We are also starting…
Mahjong Society
  We play Mahjong every week in the Bar on Wednesdays at 7pm. Come along! If you don't know how…
Marvel/DC Society
We’re a group of people who love superhero films and aim to watch one together fortnightly in the JCR lounge,…
Media Society
Media Soc runs the Butler Hub, which is a blog about everything to do with Uni life and the experience…
Meme Society
Hey girl, wanna watch vine compilations that cured my depression? Some of you have never been to meme soc and…
Neurodiversociety
We are a society who raises awareness and offers support for neurodiverse students. We meet to chat as well as…
Poker Society
Virtual Freshers Fair: https://durhamuniversity.sharepoint.com/:li:/t/ButlerGetInvolved/Ew1tEw--E55Kp1jimGRiIeMBJgP4dXoJyRDTi_djhL9SDg?e=syxqba A casual group of people who play games of poker regularly in college. We also join with…
Pride Society
We provide a safe, welcoming and (hopefully) fun environment for LGBT+ students at Butler to interact and organise - everything…
Rock and Alt Society
We are a society of music lovers (not musicians), who organise a range of social events including: bar crawls to…
Social Sports Society
Intimidated by competitive sport? So are we! We only play for fun and we play something different every week. This…
Stargazing Society
Ever wanted to see the stars from a beautiful location, without so much light pollution and noise that you can…
Table Top Games Society
  We play tabletop games of all shapes or sizes! Whether it be role playing games, board games or card…
Vegetarian and Vegan Society
We’re a group of veggies and vegans who fit the stereotype as we love to discuss...being veggie and vegan. Join…
Yoga Society
Uni is a stressful place so you need some time to relax. Yoga is the perfect way to do this.…