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Your Toys, Francois Testory: Solo Performance and Starsailor(the week ahead at The Junction)

6th October 2017 at 12:00 am12th October 2017 at 11:30 pm

- £10.00 – £21.50

Your Toys on Sunday 8th October from 11.30am and 2.30pm in J2

Presented by Slot Machine Theatre. Produced by Turtle Key Arts.

This show is made by your toys. Grownups and children alike, bring your own toy to the theatre to join in this gigantic adventure. Slot Machine Theatre bring your real toys to life on stage using their unique style of puppetry, original live music and quirky humour. A monstrous force rules the land. Only the bravest can defeat it. But the challenge is perilous – will everyone survive? ‘Magical, an ideal introduction to the theatre for children’  The StageRecommended for ages 5-9. Performance lasts for 1 hour. FREE Arts & Craft Activity for children and their grown ups before the show, but get there early for this activity to ensure you get a place. Tickets are £10 (adult), £6 (child) and15% off group of 4 (max. 2 adults).

Francois Testory: Solo Performance on Tuesday 10th October from 6.30-9.30pm in J3

A focused workshop led by François Testory who performs Medea (directed by Neil Bartlett) on Wednesday 11th October, addressed at performers and theatre students interested in the physicality and vocal possibilities of the solo performance.

François’s interdisciplinary and international experience has brought him to explore a diversity of performing styles / schools such as opera, musicals, mime, french “pantomime”, physical theatre and techniques going from ballet, to View Points improvisation, passing by Frederick Husler’s vocal warm up. François was principle of the Lindsay Kemp Company and has collaborated with many diverse companies such as Ballet Rambert, Rose English, Simon Vincenzi, DV8 Physical Theatre, Punchdrunk and Gecko. Workshop suitable for participants age 18 years +. Tickets are  £20 each or £15 for Troop members.

Starsailor on Thursday 12th October from 7pm in J1

Starsailor today also announce a full UK headline tour.

‘Listen To Your Heart’ is the stellar opening track from the new album. Lead singer & guitarist James Walsh describes it as, “an energetic, emotional song. I think in doing what we do, you have to be emotion and instinct lead. If every decision was sensible, practical and mulled over, we’d never have done anything or got anywhere. It’s not always easy, so you have to keep reminding yourself.” Of the album and recording process, Walsh says; “Recording the album was an intense and rewarding experience and we’re excited to get it out there.

There’s a good mix of the aspects of the band people know and love, and a few changes in direction.” Their fifth studio album – and first since 2009 – All This Life finds Starsailor re-energised and on outstanding form. They played to an ecstatic crowd in a packed Big Top Stage at this year’s Isle Of Wight Festival and debuted a new track from the forthcoming album. Starsailor play British Summer Time at Hyde Park today alongside Phil Collins, Blondie and more, as well as Hope & Glory Festival in Liverpool in August. Tickets are £21.50 each.

Other shows appearing at The Junction- Hammer & Tongue October in J3 on Friday 6th October, Jesterlarf Comedy Club-October in J2 on Friday 6th October, John Hegley: Peace, Love & Potatoes in J2 on Saturday 7th October, Lucy Spraggan in J1 on Tuesday 10th October, Jeremy Hardy 2017 in J2 on Tuesday 10th October, Coasts in J1 on Wednesday 11th October, Medea Written in Rage in J2 on Wednesday 11th October and Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage in J2 on Thursday 12th October.


6th October 2017 at 12:00 am
12th October 2017 at 11:30 pm
£10.00 – £21.50


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