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Matt Forde: It’s my political party (and I’ll cry if I want to), In_collusion arts and tech meet up: let’s talk about virtual reality and Plan B for Utopia (the week ahead at The Junction)
17th February 2017 at 7:30 am – 23rd February 2017 at 11:30 pm- Free - £17
Matt Forde: It’s my political party (and I’ll cry if I want to) on Friday 17th February from 8pm in J2.
Following the UK’s most important referendum until the next one, Matt Forde celebrates why it’s great/awful that we’re in/out of the EU/UK/NATO/whatever the hell happens next. As seen on The Royal Variety Performance 2015 (ITV), Have I Got News For You (BBC One), Mock the Week (BBC Two) and Question Time (BBC One). ‘A first class comic’ (Guardian). ‘Highly engaging, inherently funny… an ability to ad-lib laughs out of thin air’ (Chortle.co.uk). Tickets £17.00 and suitable for an audience age 16+.
In_Collusion Arts and Tech meet up: let’s talk about virtual reality on Monday 20th February from 6pm in J2 Foyer.
Collusion is an experimental, not for profit agency based in Cambridge working at the intersection of arts technology and human interaction. We collaborate with artists, technologists and academics to create ambitious, disruptive, immersive works that consider the impact of emerging technology on society, inviting public engagement and interaction. www.collusion.org.uk @in_collusion. Hear from Marshmallow Laser Feast, a creative studio that explores technology to make work which reinterprets the idea of human perception. Their approach and expertise has earned a reputation for creating the seemingly impossible and resulted in them winning the coveted Wired Innovation in Experience Design award last year. Nell is a creative producer working across the arts, technology and social impact. She is Executive Producer of studio Marshmallow Laser Feast and is focused on creating and implementing creative work which brings people together & reflects, comments and learns from differing aspects of society. A free ticketed event.
Plan B for Utopia on Wednesday 22nd February from 7.30pm in J2.
Plan B for Utopia is a playful dance theatre work by Dundee-based company Joan Clevillé Dance. You have a plan, and then you don’t. You have a dream, and then you wake up. You fall in love, and your heart gets broken. The question is: do you pick up the pieces and try again? Charismatic performers Solène Weinachter (Scottish Dance Theatre, Gecko) and John Kendall (balletLORENT) explore the notion of utopia and the role that imagination and creativity can play as a driving force for change in our personal and collective lives. Tickets £12.50 (Cons £8) and suitable for audiences age 11+.
Other shows appearing at The Junction- Fun Lovin’ Criminals on Friday 17th Feb in J1, The Fiver on Friday 10th Feb in J1, Big 10 on Saturday 11th Feb in J1, The Vanishing Man on Saturday 18th Feb in J2, Richard Gadd: monkey see monkey do in J3, Elementz Ents presents 10 years strong anniversary show on Sunday 19th Feb in J2, Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle on Tuesday 21st Feb in J2, Home (sold out) on Wednesday 22nd Feb in J3, Home (sold out) on Thursday 23rd Feb in J3,
- 17th February 2017 at 7:30 am
- 23rd February 2017 at 11:30 pm
- Free - £17
- Cambridge Junction
- 01223 511 511