Troop Events

Troop Events : Jan – March 2016

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, Wed 10th FebSeason Launch + Vincent Gambini
6-7pm, Wed 15th MarchNick Steur
6-7pm, Tues 12th AprilTourette’s Hero

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

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.

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 (click on the links above to do so).

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 Focus on 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

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.

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.

Advisory Meetings
1 hour slots available on Wednesdays or Thursdays (start times between 11am & 4pm)
To book a slot email 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