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News | Re-branded Tequila night returns to original venue

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The infamous Tequila club night could be making a resurgence, as last night the re-branded Qualite event returned to Tequila’s original venue.  The Syn Nightclub is located on Assembly Street in the building formerly owned by the Mezz nightclub, which hosted Tequila until it’s licence was revoked in December. The … Read More

News | Mezz license revoked following student protest

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Mezz nightclub has had its licence suspended for three months, following the backlash over Tequila’s ‘Fresher’s Violation’ video. The decision to close the space until it is sold to new management was taken at a licensing review on December 9. The review follows Mezz’s announcement last Wednesday that it is … Read More

News | Mezz Club shuts down

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Mezz has closed down but the club night Tequila is to carry on, according to a statement released on Tequila UK’s Facebook page today. The closure comes days before the review of Mezz’s license on Dec 9. Tequila claim they have a new venue lined up and the club night … Read More

News | FemSoc leads second strike against Tequila

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A second protest against the weekly Tequila UK club night will be held on December 9, as The Mezz has its license reviewed by the Council. The protest is being planned by Leeds University Union’s Feminist Society will start at 9am outside Leeds Civic Hall. The protesters aim to remind … Read More

News | Police review Mezz licence

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A formal application to review Mezz’s license has been made by West Yorkshire Police. Following the release of Tequila’s ‘Freshers’ Violation’ video, police claim there is “evidence that young males are being encouraged to engage in violent sexual acts against females”. They add that the management is encouraging “prohibited licensable … Read More

News | Students call for Tequila to shut after rape promo

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Popular Leeds student club night Tequila has been blasted for releasing a promotional video condoning rape and sexual violence. At the time of going to print 1,400 people had signed an LS petition calling for Mezz to stop hosting Tequila. The petition followed an outpouring of support on social media for … Read More

News | Tequila Club Video Promotes Rape

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Student club night Tequila has come under fire for a video that condones rape and sexual violence. A video publicising an event entitled ‘Freshers Violation’ included footage of male club goers describing how a girl was going to “get raped” and that they would “violate” freshers. Another was recorded saying … Read More