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Cambridge Junction

At Cambridge Junction audiences and artists experience and explore contemporary performance, popular culture, creative learning and the rich territories in between. The venue is committed to art and entertainment that is up-and-coming – both youthful and leading edge.

Cambridge Junction’s programme is made up of three inter-related areas of activity: arts development and presentation; popular culture with a focus of music, comedy and clubs; and creative learning and skills development in the arts, using the organisation as a site for learning and with a commitment to supporting young people.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £563,000
  • 2013-2014: £600,213
  • 2014-2015: £613,000

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Cambridge Junction is 25!

Looking back at some of the most stand out memories for audiences, staff and artists over the last 25 years.

Freaky+Families HD

Video from Total arts part of the Cambridge Junction Creative Learning programme

Around the World in 80 Days - Trailer

New International Encounter (NIE) and Cambridge Junction invite you to join them on the greatest adventure ever imagined…. Join Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passepartout in their audacious plan to navigate the globe in just 80 days. With only a bag full of money, a pocket watch and a wager to win, Fogg sets out on the most celebrated literary journey of all time. Based on Jules Verne’s famous novel and combining clowning, live music, storytelling and an international ensemble, Around the World in 80 Days takes you on a high speed, mad-cap, transcontinental, race against the clock. 1 policeman, 2 comrades, 3 cab rides, 4 continents, 5 trains, 6 ships, 7 lords a’ leaping (well maybe not) and just 80 days to get back in time for Christmas! From the makers of the sell-out family show Hansel and Gretel (2011) Produced by New International Encounter (NIE). Commissioned by Cambridge Junction.

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Thumbelina's Great Big Adventure

Thumbelina's Great Big Adventure - Trailer Cambridge Junction For times & tickets click here: Filmed & Edited by Mark Nightingal

Cambridge Junction Season Launch 2013

A sneak peek into this seasons launch.

Cambridge Junction Foyer Vintage Furniture Installation (Stop Motion)

Cambridge Junction's J2 foyer gets a vintage makeover from the folks at Goodnight Prudence.

Sam Halmarack talks about Christmas

The DIY Nativity star Sam Halmarack talks about what Christmas is like in his house.

Stuart Bowden talks about Christmas

The DIY Nativity star Stuart Bowden talks about what Christmas is like in his house.

The DIY Nativity - interview

With just under 2 weeks till The DIY Nativity opens on our stage we caught up with Bryony, Sam and Stuart to find out what they've been up to.

Bryony Kimmings talks about Christmas

The DIY Nativity star Bryony Kimmings talks about what Christmas is like in her house.

The Fiver: Unplugged - Trailer

The Junction Fiver Unplugged is youth music project developing folk and acoustic music with young people across Cambridgeshire. Drawing on the strong ties with folk and roots music across the city, the Project runs a series of music making workshops in schools; a master class programme with professional musicians and The Junction Fiver Unplugged, a regular showcase of work. The Project also provides opportunities for young musicians to perform at The Cambridge Folk Festival and to be nominated for the BBC Young Folk Musician of the Year award. For more info on how to get involved please visit

Brian Lobel: Hora, 2012 Junction Sampled Festival of Performance

Brian Lobel performs Hora at Junction Sampled Festival of Performance 05 - 06 May 2012. Hora Socialisation is like an Israeli folk dance lesson: seemingly-innocuous, potentially - traumatising, mandatory. Join Brian Lobel for an interactive dance lesson where just like life, things are not always as they seem. The Junction, Sat 05 May 2012

Hunt & Darton Cafe

Run as a fully fuctioning cafe and mico-venue Hunt & Darton will creatively expose the inner workings of their new business venture by considering and presenting everything as Art. From the food that is served to the people who serve it, from the decor to the profit and loss sheets everything will be served with a twist. Prepare for appetites to be satisfied in more ways than one. Hunt & Darton Cafe is part of Live Art Collective East. Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Developed and presented with support from Escalator Live Art, The Junction ans Changing Spaces. Produced by Artsadmin. The offsite micro-venue in Cambridge will be opening 1st May 2012 at100 Regent Street,in association with The Junction.

Bryony Kimmings and Kate Madden discuss Art Crush

Junction 'Hostess with the Mostess' Bryony Kimmings will be taking on a journey through her Art Crushes. And boy does she have a lovely palette. Joined by the artists she is hot for right now BK hits you with some of her own work... some perfomances from Hunt&Darton, Scottee and Tim Ten Yen PLUS some mashed up obsession based kids videos and some stupid games. Come, if you like your nights silly and full of lush surprises then Cambridge Bod this is the crush based event for you The first Art Crush takes place at The Junction, Cambridge on Monday 27th February 2012 at 8pm.

Bryony Kimmings Takeover Week: Operation Narci

Junction Event Manager, Ash gets into the Bryony Kimmings Takeover Week spirit by dressing up as the live artist in this video response to Operation Narcissus. Bryony Kimmings Takeover Week Fri 21 -- Wed 26 Oct 2011 Operation Narcissus Mon 24 -- Wed 26 Oct 2011 For further afield fans Bryony has prepared an special online treat for you. Operation Narcissus is a radio project firing all guns blazing from base camp at the Junction. Your mission, should you chose to accept it, is to turn yourself into Bryony and fulfill daily Kimmings-esque tasks. Let the bow-wearing good deeds, reckless tasks and tomfoolery commence as a sea of Bryony lookalikes help her Take Over the world! Pick up missions and upload your footage and pictures onto the blog for the chance to win big prizes. Live Online from 2-4pm each day Bryony will be telling jokes, playing music and chatting to all.

The Junction & Parkside Sixth: Performing Arts BTEC Course

Promotional trailer featuring current students, teachers and artists involved in The Junction and Parkside Sixth BTEC Performing Arts Course. Students spend one day a week at the Junction as part of the course working with Junction staff, associate artists, visiting theatre companies and practitioners. The Junction/Parkside Performing Arts BTEC gives students an excellent opportunity to learn from industry professionals in a working venue. Next intake: Sept 2012. For more information about studying BTEC Performing Arts please visit

Boomslang 7th Birthday: Shy FX, Scratch Perverts, Mistajam, DJ Yoda, Redlight, Emalkay & More!

Footage from Boomslang 7th Birthday on Sat 01 October 2011 featuring... SHY FX & STAMINA / SCRATCH PERVERTS / MISTAJAM / DJ YODA (FULL AV SET) / EMALKAY / REDLIGHT & MC DREAD / DOORLY / THE NEXT MEN / YAGGA (LIVE) / CUT LA ROC (ROCSTAR) & MORE! For current club listings visit

Bryony Kimmings interviews fellow Live Artist Jenny Edbrooke

Junction Associate Artist, Bryony Kimmings chats to fellow Live Artist and friend Jenny Edbrooke in our J3 Studio about her show Smalls. Funny, sad, moving and thought provoking, Smalls is an intimate performance that provides a gently challenging insight into the complex world of undergarments, so rarely discussed but so much part of our daily life. Audiences are invited under Jenny's voluminous skirt -- made entirely of bras and knickers -- to discover its hidden gems and explore the taboos, myths and mysteries of our most private items of clothing in a multi-sensory experience which mixes sound installation with live performance. This brief experience may change the way you view your smalls forever! Limited capacity. Interactive experience. Fri 14 Oct 2011 J3 Studio Performances 6pm - 8.45pm

Maison Foo Mobile Library: How to submit your memories

Anyone remember this pair of curious librarians from Junction: Sampled Festival? Derby based theatre company Maison Foo return to The Junction this November with their Edinburgh Fringe hit Memoirs of a Biscuit Tin a show all about memories. To celebrate Maison Foo want YOUR memories for their Mobile Library! Click the play button to find out more... Maison Foo visit The Junction Fri 11 Nov with Memoirs of Biscuit Tin Fri 11 Nov. For more information visit

The Fiver: Unplugged Launch - Sian Shannon-Sinclair Solo Performance

The Fiver: Unplugged Launch Mon 04 July 2011 J2 Theatre

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