Troop dates

Troop Events | Jan – March 2016

Arty Farty Christmas Party
7pm onwards, Tuesday 15th Dec - Foyer & J3
Pre-Xmas drinks, food, music and fun, and the opportunity to do some networking with other Cambridge arts and cultural sector organisations and professionals. All Troop members are invited. (You need to RSVP to the box office)

Socials – monthly pre-show drinks and informal networking with other Troop members
Don’t forget you get 2 free tickets to shows in the theatre & dance programme as a Troop member. There will be no social in January
6-7pm, Thurs 10th Dec – Rash Dash, Snow White & Rose Red (Press Night)
6-7pm, Wed 10th Feb – Season Launch + Vincent Gambini
6-7pm, Wed 15th March – Nick Steur
6-7pm, Tues 12th April – Tourette’s Hero

“Introduction To…” monthly practical workshops
There will be no workshop session in January

Fundraising
6-7pm, Wed 24th Feb, Board Room
A quick overview of different types of funding available to artists, covering some of the basic principles of making a successful application.

Marketing
6-7pm, Wed 23rd March, Board Room
A basic introduction to arts marketing with Cambridge Junction’s inhouse marketing team Ed Hine and Laura Matthews.

Workshops are free, but you need to reserve a place here:
http://www.junction.co.uk/artist-development/troop-at-cambridge-junction

E-News
On (roughly) the last Thursday of each month, members will receive an email news bulletin which will include articles on topics of interest, and listings of relevant opportunities including workshops, funding, events. Members are invited to suggest subjects we could cover at any time, and to submit their production photos for inclusion. See below for deadlines.

Each month will feature the following:

    Report Back: a report from an event (workshop, conference etc) covering a subject of interest and / or a Feature on a useful subject

    An Introduction To: a summary of the previous ‘Introduction to…’ workshop

    A Light Grilling: Q&A with a person of interest.

    Opportunities: A selected list of callouts for platforms, development events, funding etc.

    Get Outa Town: A suggested event or show to attend outside Cambridge

Deadlines:
Feb issue goes out 28th Jan (deadline for listings, ideas & photos 20th Jan)
March issue goes out 25th Feb (deadline for listings, ideas & photos 17th Feb)
April issue goes out 31st March (deadline for listings, ideas & photos 23rd March)

“Views from the ‘Bridge” – Showcase of work by Cambridge-based artists
4th April 2016
Opportunity for Troop members to showcase a short piece in a mixed programme of work by Cambridge-based artists.
Callout to be announced on 28th January for a 22nd Feb deadline.
http://www.junction.co.uk/artist-development/views-from-the-bridge

Creative Residencies
Opportunity for Troop artists wishing to undertake a creative residency at the Junction, which can include access to:

    space

    staff expertise & support to develop your work and networks

    opportunities to show your work at the Junction

    potential offer of commissioning funds

Spring callout to be announced on 10th March for a 10th April deadline. http://www.junction.co.uk/artist-development/residency-programme

Advisory Meetings
1 hour slots available on Wednesdays or Thursdays (start times between 11am & 4pm)
To book a slot email catherine.willmore@junction.co.uk with your preferred date & time.

Facebook Group
Join the Troop community online. Send a friend request to Troop @ Cambridge Junction to share your news & events with other Troop members.

Share your Photos
We’re always looking for high quality photos to illustrate Troop News and our web pages. Send your images in as high res as possible, with caption info (name of artists / company, name of work, photographer) to catherine.willmore@junction.co.uk.