BJC 14, Cardiff, 2001

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BJC # 14 19-22.04.2001


CARDIFF. Fitzalan High School, Lawrenny Avenue, Cardiff, CF11 8XB.


Ali Williams and Mark Robson of NoFit State Circus


Previous official website url[edit]




BJC 2001 Pass

Laminated piece of card printed with convention logo, with ribbon to go round your neck.


Early pre-reg: £40 Pre-reg: £45 Full convention pass: £50
Day passes: £12.50 (except Sunday £10)
Children under 16 - half price, children under 6 - free
Public show tickets - £8 (no concessions)

Public Show[edit]

There were two performances (due to the show venue size) held in The Coal Exchange

Compères: Ron & Don;

Tommy Baker (Basketball juggler);
"The Russians" (4 precocious teenagers passing clubs, one of whom was Vova Galchenko);
Emmanuele ? (Crystal manipulation);
Barry & Joan Grantham (Vaudevillians);
Take That Out (Jochen Pfeiffer, Florian Müller-Reißmann & Jochen Hänsel)(Club passing/stealing);
Jason Maverick (mime/comedy);
Donald Grant (Diabolo);
Manu Laude (Clubs);
Mimbre (Emma Norin, Silvia Fratelli & Lina Johansson)(Acrobalance);
Kaleigh Grainger & Leigh Wilkins (Unicycle);
Stickleback Plasticus (Comedy ballroom dancers);

Other shows[edit]

Circomedia and Circus Space end of year show.


The games were held in Cardiff Bay, and were run by Charlie Dancey. Games included; Juggling Monsters, Hit-Haggis-with-a-Diabolo, unicycle-hockey and 5-ball Endurance.


Numbers juggling (beginners & advanced) - Luke Burrage
Cigar box for beginners - Limber Larry
Hat Manipulation - Haggis Mcleod
Siteswap - Aidan Burns

Review, video and photo links[edit]

Tunbridge Wells Juggling Club's review
Luke Burrage's review
Sarah Miller's review (+ rec.juggling comments)
Rob Stone's Business Meeting report
Reviews of Vova's appearance (from Vova's old website)
Review by Luke Burrage p21 Kaskade magazine

Notes and other details[edit]


The school was quite run down it was a challenge to find a toilet with toilet paper, but without a broken seat or broken door.

Luke Burrage performed a memorable rocket-poi routine in renegade.

There was catering van Bapu's serving Indian food.

BJC Cardiff 2001 Flyer/Pre-reg Form (front)
BJC Cardiff 2001 Flyer/Pre-reg Form (back)