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_Clare_
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_Clare_

Still wiggling
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Posted:Hello, hello and welcome to the all-new, shiny thread for fire dancers, spinners, object manipulators, drummers, musicians and anyone else interested in these arts anywhere in Ireland.



Our community started coming together a few years ago, and it's grown to include people from all over the country...



If you are new to poi or staff or spinning stuff and want to meet up with any of the Irish spinners, please post in this thread, introduce yourself and feel free to come along to the workshops, gatherings or events that get talked about.



Also, if you'd like to be on my mailing list for fire gatherings and other juggling events, please PM me your email address and I'll add it. The fire gathering takes place fortnightly in Belfast, but it's one way to keep in touch with everyone.



So welcome, and hope to see you soon wave



Clare x



Updates on Circus/spinny gatherings around Ireland



Belfast:



Tuesday:

5pm-7pm

Streetwise (community circus) meet in Morton Community Centre (off Lisburn Road) providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills. Run by Dave from Babcock and Bobbins (on HoP as Bobbins).

8.30pm-10pm

I run a poi workshop for the Crescent Arts Centre (now housed in City Church, Holylands - opposite the Spar), featuring occasional special guests when they visit Please PM me if you are interested in poi lessons.

9.30/10pm-midnight

Fortnightly fire gathering in Crescent Park, Belfast (opposite The Fly/Scratch bar). This is a friendly and informal gathering for anyone interested in spinning fire or learning more. Please PM me if you want to know the dates for the next gathering.



Wednesday:

7pm-9.30pm

Adult circus in Belfast Community Circus (Gordon St, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast). Weekly circus training for adults using various circusy props. 5 per week.



Galway:



Tuesday:

5pm-??

NUI Galway juggling club meet in Aras Na MacLeinn. Providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills.



Thursday:

5pm-??

NUI Galway juggling club meet at the Bank of Ireland theatre.



Sunday:

12pm-4pm

NUI Galway juggling club meet at the Dangan Sports Centre.



Cork:



Tuesday:

5.30pm-8pm

Cork Community Circus meet at Loch Community Centre, at the top of Barracks St, Greenmount providing an indoor space to practice and learn new skills. (Probably) run by Cormac (not on HoP). Three euro cover charge.



Limerick:



Thursday:

7pm-9pm

Limerick Juggling Club meet at the Limerick Youth Centre, on Lower Glentworth Street. Club run by fantastic jugglers Joe McGinley and Richy Brennan.



Dublin:



Monday:

5pm-9pm

DIT juggling club meet in the hall behind Belvedere College providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills.



Tuesday:

7pm-9pm

Trinity juggling club meet in Goldsmith Hall, Pearse Street providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills.



Wednesday:

7pm-9pm

DIT juggling club meet in Linen Hall, across the road from Bolton Street. Go through the archway at the side of Bodkins, and it's on the top floor, in the gym.

4.30pm-6pm

NCAD juggling club meet.



Thursday:

6pm-9.30pm

UCD juggling club meet in the Memorial Hall, beside the Architecture buildings providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills.



(PS:

DIT will meet...

24th September - 5th December 2007

28th January - 14th March 2008

31st March - 25th April 2008)





Dun Laoghaire



Tuesday:

6pm-8pm

IADT meet somewhere a new club, and everyone is welcome!





Events:



British Juggling Convention (April)

UberParis (June)

Play (July)

EJC (July)

Falmouth (September)

Clonakilty JC (September)

Bristol (September)





(If you have any updates on these clubs or events, please PM them to me...)





Take care, happy spinning

X



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splinterific
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Posted:nissian micra smile paid for it and got the keys last night smile

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Posted:cool,congrats biggrin

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Posted:Micras rock, I have mine around 3 years and it's never let me down and it's really economic too, happy driving!!

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Posted:Wow this thread is gone REALLY quiet. Everyone excited about Tralee Juggling Convention?

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Posted:im super excited but once again work is killing me and i cant make it... this aint fair frown

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Posted:Lame!!! Can you not change jobs??

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Posted:not this close to christmas... its too handy biggrin

this thread is awful slow lately...


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vlastenka
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Posted:Hi all,

I live in Cork, just looking for some fellow spinners who would want to meet up sometimes to share some moves and to have a fun.

Keep spinning...

wavehello


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Fireblitz
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Posted:Hey vlastenka, info about places to meet are on the first page of this thread. Although I'd be careful about meeting cork spinners, they have beady eyes and cruel ideas about carrots and pigeons tongue

And yeah Splinty, this thread is very quiet lately.

Hands up who's going to Pendulum this Saturday. I'm uber excited (fireblitz wiggles with excitement) bounce2 bounce2 bounce2 bounce


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Posted:we just had an awesome meet up in belfast. nicest and busiest i've been to smile

back in december for a few more smile


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Posted:where are pendulum on? first i heard of it...
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Posted:Hey Splinty,

Pendulum is on Saturday 3rd of November in Tivoli Theatre. It's gonna be awesome. Loads of juggly people going. It's 30 a ticket, I bought my ticket in City Disks, I'm not sure but I'd say you can get a ticket at the door. You should go if you can and come over and say wavehello. Haven't seen you around in ages.


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Faberg
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Posted:hi folks

if there are any random stray spinners about anywhere near dublin/meath this saturday, please try make your way out to the hill of tara for samhain festivities: http://www.tarapixie.net/

there'll be lots of musicians, poets, etc and a torchlit procession at 6pm so all spinny juggly types will be most welcome to light up the hill. bring food, warm clothes & good vibes

hope to see some of you there

Lisa xx peace


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Posted:Ach! I was just there. Stupid Laois . . .
HAve fun all who go! Spin a little harder for me!


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Posted:Hihi!! Ayone around the westmeath etc area!? I seem awfully alone down here!!!

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Posted:halooo down there!wave
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Posted:I think I have relitaves up around there, I might visit them with my gear if you're very good.

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_Clare_
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_Clare_

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Location: Belfast

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Posted:Hello hello everyone smile



Most people will already know about this from my fortnightly mail out, or from emerald circus, but in case you didn't see it...



I'm holding another U'Belfast poi/staff workshop in December (15/16)...



Details here:



Heheheheheheheh. This one should be good smile



Sat Dec 15th:



Masterclass Staff workshop...

The class will be taken by Meg (Scottish staffing legend) and Rob (general leg end). It will run from 5-10pm in Paton Halls (Malone Road), Belfast.



The tutors will teach basic to advanced staffing skills (depending on your level), body movement and routine building...



Then, at 9.30/10pm, we all move to the main hall... where we have the keys to the building for the rest of the night!! biggrin



Yep, this means that all poi and staff people can come down and take advantage of a really big hall, some really good teachers and a great night... (unfortunately, we can't sleep in it, but we can be there until you get bored and want to go home).



The only thing asked is that the hall is given back in the same state we got it... so please, tidy up after you. More details will follow in future emails to those attending smile



Sunday Dec 16th:



Masterclass Poi Workshop...

This class will also be taught by Rob and Meg, and will focus on much of the same things as the staff class (moves, movements, routine building)... However, it will be held in the SouthBank centre, just off the Ormeau Road. The times will probably be 11-4pm (or possibly 12-5).



I've listed the people I think are coming below... if your name isn't on the list, and you want to go, please let me know asap.

(If your name is on the list, and you don't want to go, please tell me that too.)



For those travelling great distances, accomodation is very limited at this stage... so let me know asap, but I can't promise anything smile



The class will cost 20. Everyone who pays is welcome to both classes, so you can advance both skills!



Masterclass poiple and staffers:

Alana

Lisa

Peter B

Darren McL

Dale M

Emilie L

Aoife L

Emma O'F

Cameron M

Tamar

Ronan McG

Nicole S

Sorca O'B

Christina V

Jodie

Jill P

Ruth D

Jean (from Dublin)

Majella

Duncan N

Mark P (sorrys!)

Gareth

Ingrid



Thanks!!

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Posted:i aint on the list but i am going ? frown

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Posted:why did i book my flights for the 19th frown pah

Shenanigans at mine on the 22nd to "decorate the tree" if anyone is up ballycastle way


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Posted:im really lookin forward to this spinning weekend in Belfast. Last years one was Only amazing. so this years one will be only amazinglier. Anyone from the Dublin Area interested in shring a bottle of bucky for the journey up ?

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Posted:im interested in finding out where the hell to stay... cameron... vast me in your knowledge...

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_Clare_
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_Clare_

Still wiggling
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Posted:Cameron will know... and he may be asking Lisa very nicely smile



So you should be fine Mark hug



Yep... this is going to be great biggrin



bounce bounce bounce



PS: Michelle!! Change your flights biggrin



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Posted:worst comes to worst we can sell ourselves as rent boys for a night...that or i may get picked up by the RSPCA.

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Posted:you cant get picked up by the RSPCA... ill just claim to be your owner on a late night walk...

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Posted:sounds like a good weekend frown pity

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_Clare_
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Posted:I'll give Lisa a shout about this thread smile

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Posted:yeah got a text from Lisa....SORTED : )
you know whats weird, the only way i know how to find this thread is by hoping some one has posted within the last week. and then searching that list in the events and gathering sections....any one know an easier way? like saving a favorite?


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