BJC 14, Cardiff, 2001
BJC # 14 19-22.04.2001
CARDIFF. Fitzalan High School, Lawrenny Avenue, Cardiff, CF11 8XB.
Ali Williams and Mark Robson of NoFit State Circus
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Laminated piece of card printed with convention logo, with ribbon to go round your neck.
Early pre-reg: £40
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)
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);
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.
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
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.