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Bubbles_
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Posted:Well no ones posted anything yet so i thought id make a start!

heres the website: http://www.bjc2007.co.uk/
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BJC 2007 will be held at Harvey Hadden Sports Stadium (map) (satallite), Bilborough, Nottingham between the dates of 11th 15th April 2007. This will be the 20th BJC and the second time it has been held in Nottingham, the first being ten years ago.

BJC 2007 is held for all types of circus style performers: from hobby jugglers to professional entertainers. We welcome all types of acrobats, aerialists, street entertainers, circus performers and object manipulators.

BJC 2007 is a place to attend workshops to learn new skills, improve on old skills and meet old friends and make new ones. We have various shows on in the evening as well as different forms of entertainment: bands, DJs, fancy dress, films, etc. There is a big show in the Royal Concert Hall on the Saturday evening after the Juggling Olympics and a parade through town.

BJC2007 is proud to announce that we will be hosting the World Juggling Federation UK Open Championchips (WJF UK), the first ever British Balloon Modelling Convention (BBMC1) and the World Juggling Video Federation (WJVF)
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so, whos going? im definatly going to try and book time off work, and if anyone knows who we need to contact for volunteering etc please add the contact on here.


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misscorinthian
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Posted:Boo. P says no to this one. I don't fancy going on my own frown

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daisylou
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Posted:im there

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Ronopotamus
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Posted:Yes please,
looking forward to it

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ps anyone know how far east midlands airport is from nottingham? How much buses are?


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jo_rhymes
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Posted:Len, go with me! hug

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PyroWill
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Posted:I think its a go for me, going to book it off work tonight bounce bounce

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Posted: Written by: Ronopotamus



ps anyone know how far east midlands airport is from nottingham? How much buses are?



13.6 miles according to Google maps. But from what I can tell, you have to get a bus into Nottingham and then back out to Bilborough, but I reckon it shouldn't take too long.

That's what I'm hoping anyway smile. See you there!


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TastesLikePurple
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Posted:the 28 is the best way cause it takes less time going down ilkeston road, whereas the 35 takes you round the opposite side of the city centre before turning back towards bilborough (besides the 28 has a bus stop right outside harvey haddon). unfortunately i think it's gone up to 1.40 but i'll have to check.



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Boo. P says no to this one. I don't fancy going on my own frown





Come anyway! i'm going alone but i dont intend to stay alone - find people, have a good time! it'll be fun! bounce beerchug





i'm very interested to know who's gonna come with the most outrageous costume! i'm not going all out - camo, bodypaint (might still be a bit cold to show off the bodypaint though...)


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TastesLikePurple
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Posted:ok buses are still 1.30 it's just the other bus company in nottingham (trent barton) has increased it's fairs to 1.40 and they tend to copy each other, but for now nct buses (28, 35) are still 1.30, but by the time of the BJC they might have gone up. if they do, i'll tell cause let's face it, no-one wants to get caught out without that extra 10p now do we? rolleyes

i remember when it was 80p!


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Posted:Nice one for travel infos smile

See ye all there

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PyroWill
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Posted:Spanner can you ask G to bring his whips and the tutu?

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Posted:Don't forget the pink fluffy thing...

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TastesLikePurple
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Posted:...and the cowboy hat

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_Siege_
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Posted:Not figured out if I'm gonna be able to make it to this yet. I probably will, although knowing me it'll be a spur of the moment decision! ubblol

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kaleidoscope_eyes
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Posted:mmmmm let's just say.. that someone is.. i dunno - rubbish !? - at juggling.. or has just kinda started,,, would this be a good thing to go to ? will it help me learn? will i meet nice people ? etc ! smile or is it more for long term, good, juggling types?
i'm in nottingham .. so it'd be pretty convenient smile
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Sym
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Posted:kaleidoscope_eyes, I went to the BJC (in 2005) about 2 weeks after I'd learned to juggle. I was a n00b for sure and I could hardly do anything at all. If nothing else you will have an amazing time sitting in the middle of the hall watching everyone, meeting cool people and lapping it all up. Juggling is optional - I'd say you should come, for sure! biggrin

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Posted: Written by: _Siege_


Not figured out if I'm gonna be able to make it to this yet. I probably will, although knowing me it'll be a spur of the moment decision! ubblol



you have to come! i know it's slightly further to travel now you're in cambridge but you must come! it'd be wicked!


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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:I've paid...

And now I'm actually looking forward to it! biggrin


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TastesLikePurple
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Posted:me too! i'm curious about the juggling olympics - that should be good.

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Posted:Oh so tempted. Kinda learnt to juggle a few years back, nothing fancy or even fluid, but the basics were there .... tempted ... of so tempted!

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:E_V_I_L

I went there last year and I still can't juggle for shinola

I had a good time just being in an environment were everyone was doing SOMETHING, even if it was just skinning up...

If you can afford, GO!


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PyroWill
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Posted:I can't wait need to remember to book time off work!

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daisylou
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Posted:have pre registered today - w00t!

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TheBovrilMonkey
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Posted:Crap, due to a combination of various things, I've just missed the pre reg frown

Since non-pre reg tickets are 70 plus an extra 60 for the balloon modelling, it looks like I'll be missing out on the balloons this year frown frown


But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake.

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:It not as if you have much more to learn on the balloons front though is it Bov? biggrin hug

Is everyone coming down on the Tuesday?


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jo_rhymes
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Posted:Sent off cheques for mine and Sym's tickets today. Hopefully we made the pre-reg biggrin

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TheBovrilMonkey
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Posted: Written by: Neon_Shaolin


It not as if you have much more to learn on the balloons front though is it Bov? biggrin hug




I can make a fully supporting balloon bra and a clockwork mechanism from balloons, but there's always more to learn smile


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TastesLikePurple
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Posted: Written by: Neon_Shaolin


Is everyone coming down on the Tuesday?



you'd hope so, i don't think anyone will be wanting to pitch their tent on the wednesday morning ubbrollsmile


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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Sweet, I still need to see who from the Manchester contingent is coming down. Just wanna know people will be there if I end up going on my lonesome if people my end are poor or/and slack...


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I can make a fully supporting balloon bra and a...


What more do you need??? biggrin


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Sym
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Posted:A pin wink

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Why have a pin when you can have a nailgun? smile

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