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Comedy Fri 21 Milton Jones

Fri 18 Feb Sold Out.

Tue 01 Feb

Terry Alderton Record holder for the most encores at the Comedy Store, Terry Alderton is an outstanding physical comic, whose stunningly accurate impressions and amazing sound effects earned him a sell out run at the 2010 Edinburgh Festival and a ThreeWeeks Editors’ award. Strictly 16+ 8pm / J2 / £12 (£10 con) / 16+

Mon 21 & Tue 22 Feb

Miles Jupp: Fibber in the Heat

Wed 09 Feb

Jesterlarf Comedy Club A night of stand up featuring Bob Mills, Nick Revell, Danny Ward and compere Phil Dinsdale. Doors 7.45pm / Show 8.30pm / J2 / £12

Daniel Kitson: The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church The story of a death postponed by life, written and performed by Daniel Kitson. Fringe First Winner, 2009. 8pm / J2 / £10

Fri 11 Feb

Thu 17 Feb

Russell Kane: Smokescreens & Castles

Fri 25 Feb

Cambridge native and swarthy bard Tim Key performs his 2009 Edinburgh Comedy Award winning show – a combination of poetry, film and athletic clambering. 8pm / J2 / £10.50 (£8.50 con)

Mark Steel’s in Town

Combining drama, live music and passionate physicality, Fringe First Award winners 2010, RashDash look at young people living in a world where ordinary isn’t good enough. 8pm / J3 / £8 (£5 con) / 14+

Mon 07 Feb

Analogue: Beachy Head Mixing text, 3D animation and a dynamic physicality, Beachy Head is a powerful look at the ripple effects of one man’s decision to take his own life. 8pm / J2 / £12 (£6 con) / 14+

Tilted Productions: Masquerade Described by choreographer Maresa von Stockert as her very personal love declaration to Surrealism, Masquerade is inspired by Freud’s interpretation of dreams and the Surrealist movement of the mid 20th century. 8pm / J2 / £12 (£6 con) / 12+

Mon 28 Feb

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Bryony Kimmings: Sex Idiot

The Junction Box Office Clifton Way Cambridge CB1 7GX

Join Total Theatre Award winner Bryony Kimmings on a tour through her true-life sexual misadventures and self-realisations, told through vignettes of performance, dance, song and spoken word all gaffer taped to some rough chat and acts of slight danger! 8pm / J2 / £12 (£6 con) / Strictly 18+

Opening Hours

Tickets also available from: City Centre Box Office Telephone: (01223) 357 851 (booking fee applies)

Mon - Sat 12noon - 6pm

Family Theatre Sun 30 Jan

Following the publication of his latest book What’s Going On?: The Meanderings of a Comic Mind in Confusion, commentator and stand-up comedian Mark Steel brings his brilliant comic musings to The Junction. 8pm / J2 / £15 (£13 con)

Theatre & Dance RashDash: Fri 04 Feb Another Someone

Sold Out.

Tim Key: The Slutcracker

Mark Thomas: Extreme Rambling (Walking The Wall) Never one to take the easy option, Mark Thomas decided to go rambling in the Middle East and walked the entire length of the Israeli Separation Barrier crossing between the Israeli and the Palestinian side. This is the story of 300,000 settlers, a 750km wall, six arrests, one stoning, too much hummus and a simple question ... Can you ever get away from it all with a good walk? 8pm / J2 / £15 (£10 con)

The sorry tale of how, after pulling a few strings and telling some lies, an unprepared and unqualified Miles Jupp headed to India with the English press to attempt to become a cricket journalist by the unlikely, ill thought out and dishonest method of pretending to be one. 8pm / J2 / £12 (£10 con)

Fri 04 Feb

Tue 15 Feb

Critically acclaimed for his characters and performance on BBC 2’s Bellamy’s People and the star of Radio 4’s Down The Line, Felix Dexter returns to the road with his new stand-up and character show. 8pm / J2 / £15

Jan Fri 28 Jan

Felix Dexter: Multiple Personalities in Order

Theatre of Widdershins: Arabian Nights This exciting journey takes you through roasting deserts, sand dunes, scented markets and fish-filled seas, and features puppets, masks and wonderfully atmospheric music.11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 con) Family Ticket: £23 (max 2 adults)

Sun 13 Feb

Lyngo Theatre: Snow Play An interactive show where you can play with all types of snow, snowmen, ice and snowballs! 11.30am & 2.30pm / J3 / £9 (£5 con) Family Ticket: £23 (max 2 adults)

Wed 23 Feb

Banyan Theatre Co: The Steadfast Tin Soldier Half Term Treat. This playful retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale uses light, simple materials and objects skillfully transformed through puppetry to create a theatrical experience that will enchant young hearts and minds. 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 con) Family Ticket: £23 (max 2 adults)

Also open during J2 performances.

The Junction

January & February 2011 Cambridge

Access The Junction is fully accessible. If you would like to discuss any access issue prior to your visit, please call the Box Office on (01223) 511 511. THE TEXT IN THIS GUIDE IS AVAILABLE IN LARGE PRINT UPON REQUEST.

Info ID must be produced for events with age restrictions. You may be searched upon entry. The

Junction is a no smoking venue but an external smoking area is provided at most club events.

Which Space? The Junction operates over three different spaces: J1, J2 and J3. J1 is the original Junction building predominantly

Find Out More ... The Junction presents a unique and acclaimed programme of clubs, live music, comedy, dance and theatre.

for the club and live music programme. J2 is the theatre (the big wooden building) and J3 is the studio / education space.

Hire the venue for conferences/ community functions. alan@junction.

For further details of all upcoming events, keep an eye on the website by visiting

White Lies

Sat 29 Jan

LGB&T. The real queen of England returns to Cambridge with her spectacular club night. DJ sets from Mystery Jets, Jodie Harsh and Kris Di Angelis + Viktoria Modesta (live) and Scottee (performance). 10pm – 3am / J1 / £9 (£8 NUS) adv / 18+

January & February 2011 (01223) 511 511

Thu 03 Feb

Sat 22 Jan

Cambridge’s finest annual charity event brings together the musical talents of The Eye, Flask In Hand and Della Porta’s plus special guests. All profits to Kidney Research UK. Doors 7pm / J1 / £9 adv (£4.50 adv NUS)

Sat 22 Jan

Sun 23 Jan

Thu 27 Jan

Fri 28 Jan

Salon Rouge

Fri 04 Feb

Sat 05 Feb

Burlesque. Salon Rouge returns after another year of sell out events with Marianne Cheesecake, Desiree Kongerod and Des O’Connor plus an eclectic mix of music from the 40s, 50s and present day. 9pm – 2am / J2 / £12.50 adv / 18+

Mancunian three-piece I Am Kloot return to The Junction to perform material from the band’s Mercury nominated Sky at Night (produced by Elbow's Craig Potter and Guy Garvey) as well as their back catalogue. Plus Dan Michaelson and the Coastguards. Doors 7pm / J1 / £15 adv

Sat 05 Feb

Justin Currie An intimate evening with Justin Currie, former frontman of Del Amitri. Expect a bracing set of original compositions and Del Amitri favourites from the ambitious and versatile solo artist. Plus Heidi Spencer. Doors 7pm / J2 / £17.50 adv

The Fiver Five Live Bands. Tell It To The Marines, Protect The Target, Awake The Empire, When Giants Fall, Entry 8. Doors 6.30pm / J1 / £5

Sun 06 Feb

Thu 10 Feb

Sat 12 Feb

White Lies Sold Out. Plus Crocodiles and Active Child. Doors 7pm / J1 / £16 adv

Boomslang – The Mix Tape Live! Mash Up: Breaks, Electro, Dubstep, Fidget, House & D&B. Here we go with another instalment of Boomslang that promises to slide in and out of all manner of genres culminating in one almighty all-nighter session featuring Subfocus, Hervé, Jack Beats, That Girl DJ + more. 10pm – 6am / J1 / £12 adv / 18+

I Am Kloot

Wed 09 Feb

Dennis Rollins’ Velocity Trio Presented by Cambridge Modern Jazz Club. Award-winning British trombone star Dennis Rollins presents his new acoustic, straight-ahead jazz outfit. Doors 7pm / J2 / £16 adv, £12 CMJC members and NUS / £15 Arts Picturehouse members.

Live Music & Clubs The Late Late New Year Extravaganza

Jodie Harsh presents Circus: The Black Party

Tue 15 Feb

Guilty Pleasures: Club Tropicana Pop. Guilty Pleasures returns with an indoor beach party of Benidorm proportions. Shameless, blameless poptastic fun with more blasts from the past than you can shake your booty at! Dressing up is NOT compulsory, but it does add to the fun! 10pm – 2am / J2 / £10 adv (£8 NUS & NHS) / 18+

Wed 16 Feb

Jimmy Webb

Thu 17 Feb

Jimmy Webb is one of the most celebrated composers and songwriters in American music history. The multi-Grammy winner is responsible for writing classics such as Wichita Lineman, By The Time I Get To Phoenix, and Up, Up and Away. Plus support from Nell Bryden. Doors 7pm / J2 / £22.50 adv

The Go! Team Brighton based multi-national boy/girl sextet The Go! Team bring their unique hi-octane, highwire, high kicking brand of chaotic euphoria to The Junction to celebrate the release of their new album Rolling Blackouts. Doors 7pm / J1 / £12 adv

Lo Còr de la Plana Part of Making Tracks - a travelling season of concerts bringing the newest and most exciting music from around the globe to a local setting. Hailing from Marseille, Lo Còr de la Plana explore their Occitan musical heritage in a new way, breaking the restrictions of traditional song. Doors 7pm / J2 / £10

Warning Drum & Bass. 1 Ticket / 2 Venues / 4 Arenas of Drum & Bass, Jungle and Dubstep. In J1: Andy C, DJ Hype, Grooverider, Adam F, Chrissy Chris, Blame, Majistrate, Eksman, Fatman D, Evil B & Shortston, Barrington, Concrete, Blazin’ + Skibadee, Shabba, IC3, MC GQ, Harry Shotta, Funsta, Fivealive, Herbzie, Youngman, Phantom, Inja, Johnny Ka$h. In J2: Ping Pong presents The Jungle Dubstep Clash feat. N-Type vs Phantasy vs Ruffstuff, DJ T_!, DJ Ping Pong & Jimmy Danger. Upstairs in J1: Audio Danger Records. 10pm – 6am / J1 & J2 / £15 adv / 18+

Teddy Thompson In association with The Co-operative Cambridge Folk Festival. Teddy Thompson returns to The Junction to showcase new songs from his latest studio album Bella. Support comes from indie troubadour David Ford. Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv


Fri 18 Feb

The Fiver

Sat 19 Feb


Sat 19 Feb

Sun 20 Feb

Sun 20 Feb

Thu 24 Feb

Welsh indie rockers Feeder begin 2011 by returning to the road to rock out and unleash the energy they built their live reputation on. Doors 7pm / J1 / £22.50 adv

The Hold Steady Brooklyn based five-piece The Hold Steady return to The Junction by popular demand with their own brand of blues-laden geek-rock. Expect material from new album Heaven is Whenever as well as a selection of favourites from their back catalogue. Plus Wintersleep. Doors 7pm / J1 / £15.50 adv

Fri 25 Feb

Five Live Bands. Underline The Sky, Futureproof, Empress Nights, Ready For The Fall, Sexy Like A Gypsy. Doors 6.30pm / J1 / £5

Drum & Bass / Ragga-Jungle / Hardtek / Electro / Techno. Toxic invades J1 with their massive 50k Void Soundsystem. Feat. Psychofreud, Serial Killaz, Audio, The Sect, Blockdodger, Vandal, Greedy. Room 2: Scamp, Klockwork, Bizket, Jubsiren, Void, Kyne, Dubhammer, Pastaman, Jives, Jeddah + more! 10pm – 6am / J1 / £10 adv / 18+

Salon Rouge Burlesque. Salon Rouge returns with Laurie Hagen and Rod Laver and plus an eclectic mix of music from the 40s, 50s and present day. 9pm – 2am / J2 / £12.50 adv / 18+

Sat 26 Feb

Mr Scruff

Sun 27 Feb

Shaun William Ryder

An epic 5 hour DJ set from deck wizard and animation genius Mr Scruff. Guaranteed to have everyone grinning and dancing, expect an eclectic mix of Hip Hop / Latin / Reggae / Soul / Afrobeat / House / Jazz / Dubstep / Disco / Funk and, er tea... 10pm – 3am / J1 / £10 adv / 18+

Fresh from his jungle exploits, Shaun William Ryder takes to the road performing hits from The Happy Mondays, Black Grape and solo material. Plus The Twang and Dixie. Doors 7pm / £16.50 adv

The Go! Team

British Sea Power In association with Green Mind. Mercury nominated avant indie rockers British Sea Power make a welcome return to The Junction as they take to the road to showcase material from their new album Valhalla Dancehall. Doors 7pm / J1 / £13.50 adv

Shaun William Ryder

James Yorkston

Salon Rouge Marianne Cheesecake

An integral member of Fence Collective, James Yorkston’s style shows a mastery of folk traditions. James will be singing songs old and new and reading excerpts from his acclaimed literary debut It’s Lovely to be Here – The Touring Diaries of a Scottish Gent. Doors 7pm / J2 / £12 adv

Tina Dico Danish singer-songwriter Tina Dico was initially brought to the public eye by Zero 7, and has since experienced considerable solo success including headlining Roskilde festival. She appears as part of a tour celebrating the release of Welcome Back Colour, a collection of her most successful songs. Doors 7pm / J2 / £12 adv

Carl Barât In association with Wish You Were Here Festival and Green Mind. Carl Barât has proved to be one of the most important musicians of the last decade; first with The Libertines, then Dirty Pretty Things and now as a much praised solo artist. Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv

Circus – The Black Party Carl Barât

The Junction Jan & Feb 2011 Monthly Guide  

Jan & Feb 2011 Monthly Guide