rag week


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Noun1.rag week - a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
hebdomad, week - any period of seven consecutive days; "it rained for a week"
rag day - a day on which university students hold a rag
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It was the first of many fund-raising events that took part during rag week.
Rag Week is an annual week in which students organise parades and fundraising events to raise money for good causes.
I've only been in his company once, away back in the Sixties when he was still with Them, and student friends with whom I shared a house were hoping to engage him either for a Festival or Rag Week gig.
Today's picture shows the Rag Week Parade marching down Northumberland Street from Newcastle University, but in what year?
THE sight of hundreds of students queuing up outside bar at 11 o'clock on a Tuesday morning during an unofficial Rag Week has raised many eyebrows.
HOLLYOAKS (C4) Cameron and Ziggy battle it out in the ridiculous-looking sumo wrestling outfits during RAG week, but there are more serios matters to worry about, as Big Bob holds everyone hostage at the hospital.
Students in St Mary Street have their haircut during Rag Week on February 20, 1959.
There were laughs too, in October 1966, as Wyn Davies' debut - home to the Black Cats - was put in doubt when Sunderland-supporting students threatened to kidnap the Welshman for a Rag Week stunt.
PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY: Teesside Uni students Simon Lane, Phillip Golden, Rachel Norwood, Amy Barnaville and Manon Goetschel, left, were among those donning fancy dress for RAG week
The ringleaders were Christopher Southall and Roger Palmer, both aged just 21, and the prank had been conceived to raise money for charity as part of the college's Rag Week.
It was 35 years ago today that these three students declared unilateral independence on a traffic island in Ranelagh Place, outside the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool, during university Rag Week, February, 1972.