18.06.2017 / Abbey Meadow

Swansea Summer Ball 2017

Out of This World

This is a fundraiser for SUSU



We at Swansea University Students‘ Union and TSD Students‘ Union are proud to announce the official Swansea Summer Ball of 2017! #SSB17

Celebrate the end of another amazing academic year at this annual sell-out event!

This year, we’ve pulled out all the stops to bring you...


Over 30 artists bringing you the finest UK talent, consisting of your fellow students and DJs from Swansea’s best brands!


Will you park your shuttle next to Area 51? Or can you hear the Champagne Supernova bar calling your name? We’ve arranged for all the top brands from across Swansea including Sink, Hustle, Tooters, Rise, The Lighthouse Project, Bassline and Sin Savers to represent their sounds in a space battle of epic proportions. 


You read that correctly. 5000 students attend this sell-out event every year. Join them by purchasing your shuttle pass. Don’t get left behind on Earth.




The Launch Pad

You will find the main stage at the busting space station headquarters, where smoke and rocket fumes fill the air. This is the main attraction and will showcase the best in musical talent from across the galaxy.

Space Jam

Showcasing the best in local live musical talent, from bands to solo artists, Space Jam is the place to be for all music lovers. Grab a seat in an escape pod for a while and grab a drink from BAR-2-D2...

Ben Rees Stage

With support from the best DJs from Swansea’s biggest brands as well as a headliner or two. We know you’ll be partying with us, Ben.

The Asteroid Field

Need some time out to have some food and grab a drink? Find a spot to chill in the Asteroid Fields. Here we have everything you need to re-hydrate and energise for the voyage ahead.

Cosmic Carnival

The perfect way to prepare for space travel – increased g-force and high-flying rides! If that’s not enough, all of the rides are free.

Rocket Fuel

This area will be fully Redbull themed to give you the energy you need to fly across the site all day and all night.

Silent Disco

This year, we’re carrying on the party with a Silent Disco! Towards the end of the Ball, we’ll be
opening up a huge portion of the site for one of the biggest Silent Discos ever seen in the UK...


(click and drag!)


Charli XCX

Charli XCX‘s meteoric rise over the past couple of years has been nothing short of spellbinding. With 33 MILLION single sales, over 1.5 BILLION YouTube streams under her belt and having very recently announced details of her all-new record, Charli XCX has firmly established herself as one of pop‘s frontrunners.


Pendulum (DJ Set)

After some time spent writing their third studio album, Pendulum returned with ‘Immersion’ released in May 2010, which shot straight to No.1 in the UK Album Charts. The band followed this success with 2 Sold Out UK Tours, 2 huge shows at London’s Wembley Arena, tours in Europe and Australia and a massive summer spent smashing the international festival circuit.



Raye, an 18-year-old South Londoner, currently holds a CV that includes two stellar EPs, a monstrous single in the shape of I, U, Us (co-written with Charli XCX), a writing credit on ‘After The Afterparty‘, a collaboration with Nas on the soundtrack to The Birth Of A Nation, features on huge tunes by the likes of Jonas Blue and Jax Jones, and a rib-rattling collaboration with UK rap ballbuster Stefflon Don on an off-the-cuff cover of Desiigner‘s Timmy Turner.


Dr Meaker

Dr Meaker are the most exciting electronic live acts to come out of Bristol. The awesome line up, featuring Bristol’s finest musicians and vocalists, brings incredible energy to the stage every time they play. From nightclubs to muddy fields the band have torn up venues earning them many accolades and awards, including winning Glastonbury Festival’s Live Act Competition.


AJ Tracey

AJ Tracey is the 23-year-old West London grime artist set to gate crash the world stage in 2017. AJ’s addictive sound combines the razor-sharp wit of UK street music with an array of international rap influences, and it’s already seen him appear on tracks with Denzel Curry, Rick Ross and A$AP Rocky.


Nadia Rose

Nadia Rose began her career making mainly hip-hop and has since evolved into an artist that can create any genre of music, she combines all her art forms together to create her authentic and individual sound. Nadia is not your average rap/grime artist and is fast securing her place in the music industry as a force to be reckoned with.


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Shuttle Pass

42.50 £

  • Entry to the main #SSB17 event
  • Access all arenas
  • Free funfair rides
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Lunar Pass

50.00 £

  • ← Includes everything from the Shuttle Pass!
  • Walkabout on Wednesday
  • Sin Savers
  • Tooters
  • Sink v.s. Sin
  • And MORE!
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Solar Pass

60.00 £

  • ← Includes everything from the Lunar Pass!
  • Graduation Ball Ticket
  • Swansea Uni. Students Only
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Summer Ball FAQs

Shiny silver bands: Lunar Pass/Solar Pass
Not-shiny silver bands: Same as shiny silver bands (see line above), but they were made with a different printer.
Red and blue band:Basic ticket, the shuttle pass.

For info. on what each ticket gets you, click here.
We will announce collections information on our Facebook page. You can visit us in Digital Technium (Singleton Park campus) Mon-Fri between 3pm and 5pm, in the week before the Summer Ball.
The Abbey Meadow, situated on Swansea University’s Singleton Park campus, beneath the University’s historic Singleton Abbey building.
This is usually possible, up to a week before the event; contact us if you would like to do this.
Yes, provided they are over 18 years of age and have photographic identification.
Check out our Pinterest boards for girls and guys.
No, all purchases are final.
Yes, we have a wide variety of vendors who will cater to your needs.
Yes, the rides are free.
Yes, you must possess photographic identification. This may be a UK Drivers' Licence, passport or other photographic identification with the PASS hologram.






Swansea SU Events
Room 014,
Digital Technium,
Singleton Park,
Swansea University


+44 1792 513024

+44 1792 606715


events @ swansea-union.co.uk