eJuggle: Fest Reviews

EJC 2017

The audience had turned on the MC pretty early at the Wednesday night battle. In a small, dimly-lit circus tent, members of the Polish crew had organized a single-elimination tournament among sixteen of the greatest (and bravest) prop manipulators they could find. The audience, drunk on 50-cent-per-liter beer, chose the winner of each round by making the most noise for …

The Durham Juggling Convention 2017 – Review (UK)

Saturday Breakfast and Travelling The convention actually started on the Friday evening with the opening of The Hub. The Hub is a separate venue for the camping and breakfasting of jugglers and is only a short walk from the Teesdale Leisure Centre which was the main juggling space for the Saturday. The Hub does have some nice halls in which …

Camvention 2017 – The Cambridge Juggling Convention – Review (UK)

Saturday Breakfast and Travelling Breakfast consisted of my usual muesli with yoghurt (plain natural) finished with a fruit smoothie. The drive to Cambridge was unremarkable save for my discovery of the TP button on my car radio. By activation of this button I can choose for the radio station I am listening to, to be interrupted by another station which …

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The Berliner Jonglierconvention Review – 2017(DE)

eJuggle - Berlin Juggling Convention

Donnerstag – Saarbrücken to Berlin We breakfasted early on the Thursday morning with a mixture of muesli, breads, cheese and meats and also leftover lasagne, chilli and cake. It was raining heavily when we set off from Saarbrücken. I joined Marie in her van with the majority of the luggage whilst Jenny’s car was packed full of Cameron, Juli, Ed …

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27. pyramidales Jonglier- und Kleinkunstfestival Karlsruhe Convention Review – 2017(DE)

The Karlsruhe juggling convention took place from the 8th-10th September. It was good. Read about it here: Friday – Breakfast and Travelling My breakfast was particularly delicious, I had my muesli with yoghurt and some mixed in granola and mixed fruit with a smoothie. I then rushed some final packing in the form of a toothbrush and paste, loaded Jenni’s …

The IJA 70th Festival, 2017, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids is a pleasant little town in Iowa with a convention center and a river. The weather was friendly and the jugglers experienced little or no hostility from the natives. The town is centrally located on the US map, three hours by car from Chicago, four hours from Omaha, Kansas City, and St. Louis, so yes, far from anything …

Juggling Clubs 2017 – The Lancaster Juggling and Magic Convention Review (UK)

Juggling Clubs 2017 is a combined Juggling and Magic Convention which was held at the University of Lancaster from Friday 30th June – Monday 3rd July. The name derives from their logo which depicts a juggler who is juggling clubs from the suit of a deck of playing cards. The convention was open to all enthusiasts regardless if they were …

The Sheffield Circus Convention 2017 – Review (UK)

The Sheffield Circus Skills Convention was held on Saturday 24th June and lots of fun was had, here follow my recollections from the day. Travel and Arrival It was a lovely sunny morning and the roads were pretty clear on the run down the M1 to Sheffield, I was pleasantly surprised by the lack of traffic especially round Meadowhall. I …

70th Annual IJA Festival Day Five (Saturday)

Saturday, July 15, 2017 Cedar Sights History Corner Back in the 90’s (yes, the NINETEEN 90’s), when the Two Ply crew started attending IJA festivals, there weren’t  a lot of jugglers with children. As the years went by, more and more kids starting appearing at fests. One year, a day care was set up and that was a big deal. …