1st Cambridge Juggling Convention

Sponsored by Cambridge City Council Leisure Services

Sun, Oct. 8, 1995
10am - 9:30pm


Cambridge (UK!)
Howard Mallett Centre, New St., Cambridge
and Mumford Theatre, Anglia Polytechnic University.

Advance booking mandatory --- at least phone before coming.

Whole day: £ 9 (numbers strictly limited to 200).
Under-5's free.
Show only: £ 4.
for booking, see address below.

Please make cheques payable to: Cambridge Drama Centre

And don't forget to ring first if you are intending to turn up on the day as there might not be any tickets left!


From 10am to 6pm: Loads of workshops, cafe/rest area, juggling hall, trade stand(s).
From 7:30 - 9:30: Evening Show at Mumford Theatre (5 minutes walk). Acts to be confirmed.

Programme of Events

Workshop Timetable:

  • 10:30: Comedy warm-up, absolute beginnners diabolo
  • 11:00: snakeboarding, beginners clubswinging, contact juggling, absolute beginnners ball juggling & devilstick
  • 12:00: 2-person patterns, handstands, beginners/intermediate devilstick, absolute beginnners diabolo?
  • 1:00: beginners/intermediate passing tricks, ring manipulation, advanced devilstick, balloon modelling
  • 2:00: beginners/intermediate diabolo, women-only passing, 3 ball skillswap, origami
  • 3:00: intermediate/advanced diabolo, advanced clubswinging, massage, samba
  • 4:00: pole manipulation, acro-balance, face painting, object balancing

  • 5:00: Games

Then time to eat before a stunning Circus Show which includes some of the best British New Circus performers!

Provisional show programme: (starting 7:30pm, Mumford Theatre, Anglia Poly. Univ., 5 minutes walk from Howard Mallett Centre)

  • Arcoiris Samba band
  • Michael Pearse
  • Ben Richter [unconfirmed]
  • Nik Weston, trapeze
  • Gandini Juggling Project

  • --interval--

  • The Stretch People
  • Dave Solomons
  • Patchwork Community Circus
  • Heir of Insanity
  • The Gentlemen Jugglers
The compere is Bis Butcher, well known to the veterans of the Shrewsbury Convention.

A Café and Rest Area is open all day offering vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Trade Stalls will be offering the latest equipment for sale.

The Howard Mallett Centre apologises but disabled access is difficult. However, stewards will be on hand to assist with access.

Would you be interested in a creche if one can be provided? Please let them know!

Any offers of help with stewarding, workshops or performance will be gratefully received!

For More Information Contact
Mark Tillotson:
Tel: (44) 01223 302 596
email: markt@harlequin.co.uk

or write/send your payment to:
Cambridge Juggling Convention
c/o Patchwork Community Circus
Cambridge Drama Centre
Covent Garden
Mill Road

please make cheques payable to "Cambridge Drama Centre"

For booking enquiries (Access/Visa welcome):
Tel: (44) 01223 322 748

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