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JtJ


JtJ

Check ya later
Location: Lower Shaw Farm

Total posts: 500
Posted:The 19th Bristol Juggling Convention
Woodhouse Park, Bristol

Dates are Sat 15 - Sun 23 September 2007

From the Flyer:

Best in the West
Nine days camping in parkland
Large juggling marquees, workshops, games, stalls, skillsharing, new tricks
Self catering or caf.

Book now:
9 days camping all inclusive (except food)
Adults 80 Children (8-15yrs) 50
Day tickets 10

(No animals allowed)

Please send 10 deposit to:

John Carter
12 Coppin Close
Redlands
Glastonbury
BA6 8LY

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I suggest you all go. Except for you animals, you're not aloud. Sorry.

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Jake the Juggler

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Lizzybeth


Lizzybeth

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Location: midlands!

Total posts: 272
Posted:biggrin well then. the only thing for it is to stay till sat in that case biggrin i cant wait now biggrin but i have a cold *a super strength cold actually* so it had best not rain.

if i could be a busy busy bee...

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Mr_Chutney
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

Mr_Chutney

Tosser
Location: Herefordshire

Total posts: 1711
Posted:A few strings pulled and it looks like i'll be there smile (3 days tickets, 30 quid entry, right?- no hidden parking costs or anything?)

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel


Total posts: 15414
Posted:Yeah, theres the 20 Ucof tax.
Payable when I see you.
tongue


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Mr_Chutney
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

Mr_Chutney

Tosser
Location: Herefordshire

Total posts: 1711
Posted:Crap! Can I repay in baby wipe dry baths?

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Firetramp


Firetramp

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Location: Binstead, Isle of Wight

Total posts: 896
Posted:Bought my ferry tickets today. Now cross fingers that my car gets through MOT on Friday or I'll be driving it illegally!

Jo; u not coming?! frown


Ask a question and be a fool for a minute...don't ask and be a fool your whole life.

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops

Total posts: 4525
Posted:no frown 2bags offered me a lift from Newbury but i still have Mollydog to look after, and I'm officially skint. frown

The weather looks like it will be nice for you all! xxx


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Firetramp


Firetramp

old hand
Location: Binstead, Isle of Wight

Total posts: 896
Posted:What's 2bags doing in Newbury? Wasn't he supposed to be on his way to India?

Well, I guess coming from Bristol, Newbury is on the way to India but then driving back to BJC surely is a bit of a detour?


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Blasphemous Girl
SILVER Member since Aug 2005

Blasphemous Girl

member
Location: Gloucestershire

Total posts: 83
Posted:woop woop i'm goin tomorrow afternoon - staying till sunday smile

"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough."

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Firetramp


Firetramp

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Location: Binstead, Isle of Wight

Total posts: 896
Posted:My car failed MOT but since the old MOT is valid till next week, I'm still allowed to drive it. Just little thing to get fixed, it'll pass next week. C u all tonight/morrow morning.

Ask a question and be a fool for a minute...don't ask and be a fool your whole life.

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:Mmmmmmmm brizzle...

ZZZZZZZZzzzzz


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Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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Nate
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

Nate

Groovy ga watashi no namae desu!
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Total posts: 1530
Posted:well that was a nice couple of days

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cheers to jack and rob for the lift to the train station, and amy and garth for the one to the convention in the first place

good [censored]


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TheBovrilMonkey
SILVER Member since Sep 2001

TheBovrilMonkey

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Location: High Wycombe, England

Total posts: 2629
Posted:That week rocked.

Lots.

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

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Gayle......!
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol !!!!!!

Total posts: 2444
Posted:ditto

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Gayle.....!

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-sandy-
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

-sandy-

old hand
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 716
Posted:Word. Im really tired now but once my muscles stop hurting ill be very happy. great week.

"Don't do it naked!"

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Lizzybeth


Lizzybeth

Lizzy hearts sunshine hoop
Location: midlands!

Total posts: 272
Posted:uh huh biggrin twas great. wish i could have stayed longer...maybe next year biggrin

if i could be a busy busy bee...

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pixiejester
GOLD Member since Jun 2006

pixiejester

Member
Location: South England/Wiltshire

Total posts: 57
Posted:That was great!!!

Gotta met alot of cool people, got my fire hoop (Thanx FireNix!!!) got a fire staff, got new fire poi, praticed abit of stuff.

Cant wait for next year!!!

Pixie


It could be worse - we could all have normal jobs.

If nobodies perfect, then I'm nobody.

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JtJ


JtJ

Check ya later
Location: Lower Shaw Farm

Total posts: 500
Posted:I enjoyed laughing lots and ripping it up on the assualt course. Unfortunately, now I am stuck at home with a sprained ankle after stepping out the back of my van just before leaving. rubbish frown

Jake the Juggler

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Ronopotamus
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

Ronopotamus

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Location: Ireland, but floating around a...

Total posts: 412
Posted:Well that was lovely....
A fantastic week, nice and chilled, super inspirational - even though I didn't practice as much as I had wanted.
Nice one to Nico and Thomas, organsing the renegade with our motley crew was such a buzz.

grouphug to everyone

Now who's up for Clonakilty convention this weekend? Buy your tickets now! smile


Don't bolt your door with a boiled carrot...

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_Clare_
BRONZE Member since Oct 2002

_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast

Total posts: 5967
Posted:You didn't practice as much?!

Ronan... you were non-stop spinning biggrin (at least, compared to me and the other slack hippies smile )

Twas a great convention, again.

I love Bristol. It rocks.

As does all the lovely people at the convention...

Thanks lads... good times

xx


Getting to the other side smile

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Pink...?
BRONZE Member since Apr 2002

Pink...?

Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
Location: Over There

Total posts: 6140
Posted:What a fantastic weekend too!

Everyone was lovely as per usual, the only down side of it was going to work from the convention mon-wed.

Thank you everyone who made it what it was!

hug hug2 hug


Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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rainbowgirl


rainbowgirl

member
Location: London/Southend-on-sea

Total posts: 70
Posted:Bristol was awesome, at least what i remember of it was!

Im glad im a student, life on campus is much less of a come down from convention world than having to go back to a job or something equally as scary from the real world!

Is it right that im still waiting to fall over guy ropes or someones misplaced staff when i walk around at night?


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Firetramp


Firetramp

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Location: Binstead, Isle of Wight

Total posts: 896
Posted:Great weekend, it was nice seeing you folks again. Sorry I left without saying my goodbyes but I left early in the morning as soon as Indigo was up

Ask a question and be a fool for a minute...don't ask and be a fool your whole life.

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:Mmmm... Brizzle...

I'm a bit more awake now. (Yes, it did take me this long to get back to reality)

Highlights:

Performing Multiball in the show in front of the people that have really inspired me.
Playing Monkey for Skin ups at backgammon. What is it now? 3-1?
Drew + Multiball = Jaw on the floor.
Meeting Dimitri
Mithi at BrJC!
Balloon Snakes
Ronan's stage ball poi
Sandy's performance.
Rob cat's performance (Thanks for the lift, dude!)
Funk and Disco outside by the bar ubblove
HoP Hugs and cuddles (Truly the best)

SOOOOO much more... but I've slept many times since then. Bristol = the best convention of the year. awesome fun, both before and after the Kev Meridian.

So, Who filmed my routine, then? wink


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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bluecat


bluecat

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Location: everywhere

Total posts: 5300
Posted:it was so good smile my best ever bristol...

incidentally, does anyone have any footage of my act in the show? i'd be really, really grateful if you could link to it, send it, etcetc....

ta..

R


Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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hexagonic


hexagonic

Clubbles Jugs
Location: Manchester

Total posts: 1687
Posted:ditto

ah wah wah wah a wah wah

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FireNix
BRONZE Member since Apr 2001

FireNix

old hand
Location: India/Bristol

Total posts: 904
Posted:was my shortest and worst - but next year im determined to be there the whole time and rock it out.
Yet again I didnt get to chill much with many people and missed the whole of Saturday night, after partying till day break on Friday - Donut!! YOu'd think after 5 I would have learnt..... Me...learn from my mistakes....Pah!!! (well maybe slowely!)
Having said that I did have a good chat with Clare which was nice - heh darl and thanks for the lovely txt message.
did some nice passing with Bryn - only one Bud!! and got to see Will's balls again (I think thats 3 rd time now Bud!!)
Glad ya'll had fun
See ya next year


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Phirenix

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-sandy-
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

-sandy-

old hand
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 716
Posted: Written by: bluecat


incidentally, does anyone have any footage of my act in the show? i'd be really, really grateful if you could link to it, send it, etcetc....

ta..

R


Me Toooo please


"Don't do it naked!"

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_Clare_
BRONZE Member since Oct 2002

_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast

Total posts: 5967
Posted:smile

hug


Getting to the other side smile

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:hug

smile


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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Gayle......!
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol !!!!!!

Total posts: 2444
Posted:A few familiar faces in this:




Gayle.....!

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