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The Void -

Kris Kremo live at CATCH!
http://juggling.tv/16950

#Catch2018

JonPeat -

CATCH 2018 – The Cumbrian Juggling Convention (UK)

Hi Everyone,

I went along to CATCH, it was great, you can read about my menu choices (and other less relevant things) here:
https://www.juggle.org/catch-2018-cumbrian-juggling-convention-uk/

Cheers, Jon

DavidCain - - Parent

Thanks for the kind words about my show, the Old Skool Panel, and my promo quote!
David Cain

charlieh - - Parent

Great review Jon (as ever).

Thanks for the mention of Jamie & I's contraption, after learning much from this prototype Jamie will be attempting to build a new, self-contained version that is more likely to be possible for normal human beings...we will also try and build some more things at some point, it's fun.

For those of you who didn't make it to Catch (and there were only a couple of hundred of us there) you unfortunately managed to miss one of the best conventions I've ever been to. Shows galore of extremely high quality; extra events like the Old School and Juggling History show that were fantastic for those of us interested in juggling history and anecdotes (holding Cinquevalli's cannon ball was a particular highlight, as was chatting over beers with Kris Kremo); flawless organisation and ability to work around things outside one's control by Rosie, her family and friends; Monte's food of course (although sadly we didn't get a chance to eat much of it due to moany children); friends galore; a library full of books and comics for our two (I think they spent at least a few hours in there every day while we could get on with other things), all surrounded by amazing places to visit (during the week we climbed a hill, swam in a Lake, jumped off waterfalls, visited Hadrian's Wall and enjoyed Appleby itself, including watching The Greatest Showman in a pop-up cinema in town.

Rosie of course should be congratulated and thanks to everyone else who worked so hard. Nice one!

Rosie - - Parent

thanks everyone *blushes*

It was pretty fun wasnt it!


#catch18

#catch20 .........????

Monte - - Parent

I only got home a few days ago. I managed to squeeze in 23 castles, two Roman forts, Hadrian's wall, two stone circles, two henges and a 12th century priory.
Plus a 60' working Trebuchet.

Mïark - - Parent

hashtag #catch2018

The Void - - Parent

Nice review, as ever, Jon, thanks.
It was not Rob's first time compèring. Although I heard other people saying it was, so perhaps he had been.... ahem... fostering that illusion for sympathy? *showbiz!*
I emailed you not long after the convention, by the way. Check your spam folder, or email me if you didn't get it. Or reply if you did, please.
Cheers!

Little Paul - - Parent

AAAARRRRGGGGHHHH!!!!!

I'm SO annoyed!

I've just found my copy of the Kris Kremo book, the book that I tried to find before catch. I wanted to bring it along for Kris to sign, but couldn't find it so I had assumed I was mistaken in thinking I had a copy.

The bloody thing was on the wrong bookshelf, it was in with my gardening books not with the juggling books for some inexplicable reason.

So I guess - "Yay! I do own a copy" but "Boooo! It's not a signed copy"

Orinoco - - Parent

Also: "Yay, you're going to have to meet Kris again!"

The Void -

Another quick #Catch2018 vid: David and Alan with a clubs/boomerang pattern...
http://juggling.tv/16930

John R - - Parent

Excellent! Thank you.

(There are two Ls for this particular Allan. We also have John/Jon at the same club. It’s easy to tell the difference though - Jon was in the gala show, I very much wasn’t.)

The Void - - Parent

Thanks for the correction. Amended on JTV. Sorry Allan!

Rosie - - Parent

yay!

love seeing clips of all the fun stuff happening in the juggling hall i missed

also what a cool trick!

lukeburrage -

https://youtu.be/2mTmPw0GEbA

Luke and Juliane visit the Catch Circus and Juggling Festival in Cumbria. Included: lots of juggling, shows, industrial massage machines, stars like Wes Peden and Kris Kremo, workshops, combat, sunshine, historical tricks, unicycle injuries, and much more.

#catch2018

Monte - - Parent

Cheers Luke, after watching that I almost felt like I was there.

The Void -

A quick bit of Kremo for you:
http://juggling.tv/16928
#Catch2018

Mats1 - - Parent

Nice!

Orinoco - - Parent

Legend!

Orinoco - - Parent

Although smoking is not big or clever kids.

Rosie - - Parent

haha! love this!

#catch18

Rosie -

CATCH! update

its the last night tonight to buy a ticket on the website, here is the link: https://catchfestival2018.co.uk/tickets

After tonight you will have to wait and buy tickets on the door. And that means..they're expensive! *screams in terror*

So if you still haven't got a ticket you really should get one tonight!

#catch2018

DavidCain -

So who on here, besides myself, is going to the CATCH Festival later this month?

lukeburrage - - Parent

Yup

mike.armstrong - - Parent

Yep.

Scroll down at https://jugglingedge.com/event.php?EventID=4593 for some more

The Void - - Parent

#catch2018, you mean? Why yes, I'll be there.

Tom Derrick - - Parent

I'll be there from Tuesday evening. Sadly I couldn't get the time off work for the whole event.

Little Paul - - Parent

Yup! although we didn’t realise there was stuff happening in the evening on the Friday when we booked accommodation and cat sitting - so we’ll be leaving before the end :(

Looking forward to finally meeting you after all these years, and hopefully finding out what ball spinning is like with your cheating-saggy-balloon-things-that-aren’t-really-balls :P

Topper - - Parent

I'm going.
LP Will you be taking your golf clubs?

Little Paul - - Parent

It seems likely, I’ve not really had a go with them for ages though!

DavidCain - - Parent

I have new info on the origins of the golf club trick.

Topper - - Parent

That would be interesting.
I will have mine and i'm sure Tiff will have his.

Little Paul - - Parent

Does anyone know if Charlie Holland is coming, or if he could be persuaded to bring the golf clubs that he's got?

I don't appear to have any contact info for him any more so can't ask him directly :(

The Void - - Parent

I've pointed him at your post.

The Void - - Parent

Rumour has it that a) He's forgotten his Edge password, b) He'll be at Catch, and c) so will RM's clubs.

Little Paul - - Parent

Doh! Hurrah! And extra hurrah! :)

Rosie - - Parent

Im going!

Glad to see so many golf club balancers are going... :D

Regarding Friday evening: there is entertainment, a circus film will be shown, there will be food too. Also during the day food stalls and local vendors will be out in force. It will be in Appleby itself instead of up on the convention site, I didnt really organise it, I just suggested they do something, told them what film, and why and how, and then they are running it, which is why at first i never said anything was happening on the friday incase it didnt come off.

Anyway, looking forward to seeing you all there!

Llama_Bill - - Parent

I'll be there but unfortunately I won't be bringing any golf clubs.

Monte - - Parent

I'll be there.
I won't be bringing golf clubs but will bring wiff waff bats in the hope that there will be a table to play on...

charlieh - - Parent

We'll be there - and me and Jamie Fletcher are planning to make some crazy props (we're bringing some tools and materials and ideas, most of which involve balancing stuff on faces). We're hoping you'll be interested David, and that LP and Charlie Holland and others are too...

DavidCain - - Parent

Of course I'm interested!!

Cedric Lackpot - - Parent

I'll be there late on Monday, but of course goff is a game reserved for the feeble of mind and other simpletons so I'm not going to bring any goff bats with me. I've tried LP's though, and they're bastard difficult! What's the bloody point of that then, eh?

Not gonna lie, I'm really looking forward to it, so it had damn well better be good! As usual I will bring a large bag'o'juggling-shite which I will not bother using, plus a guitar and much booze which definitely will get used.

Monte - - Parent

OK, I've been working on my menus and have the evening meals worked out.
There will be a full English breakfast from 9 o'clock and a range of lunches every day too.

Mon eve
Steak and ale pie (Suffolk Red Poll from farmer Paul) with mash, carrots and green cabbage.
Spinach and cream cheese roulade with new potatoes and salads (GF + vegetarian)
Veg' chilli, rice and tortilla chips (vegan + GF)

Tues
Thai style chicken curry with noodles and salads
Veg' lasagne with garlic bread and salads {veggie)
Veg' hotpot with roasted med' veg' (vegan + GF)

Wed
Cottage pie (Hulver farm beef) with peas and roast parsnips (GF)
Sweet potato and chick pea curry with rice and veg pakoras (vegan + GF)

Thurs
Loin of pork in a cider, mustard and apple sauce with mashed potato, braised red cabbage and green beans (GF)
Mushroom Stroganoff with rice and salad (GF)
Red lentil cottage pie with peas and carrots (vegan + GF)

JonPeat - - Parent

The more things I find out about CATCH, the more excited I am for it!!!
Great menu!

Dee - - Parent

I am expecting ​big things​ from your review Jon! (mainly because they remind me so much of how my dad describes his holidays)

peterbone - - Parent

I'm going. You can see who else is going from the Event page, although not everyone may have added themselves.

Rosie -

Hi everyone!

As most of you know CATCH! festival is happening this summer, July 23rd-27th. Im posting a reminder in here because ticket prices will go up on the 1st of May!
(you can still get them, but they'll be 15 quid more! save yourself some money and spend it on waffles!)

Anyway, if you don't know about it yet then feel free to read more info on the website or facebook group Ive attached below.
We have at least two shows every day and evening renegades and "old school panels", lots of workshops and fun activities .

David Cain will be there with his Juggling History stuff from the USA
Kris Kremo will be there with his hats doing workshops and a show
Matthew Tiffany is doing a show ( we needed a modern british juggler)

theres loads of stuff for kids, like a dedicated area for them, with circus classes, and a free play zone and stuff for the under 5s, and a new "non juggling/circus" activity for them every day!

please spread the word, tell everyone yo know who might be interested, I think the best way these things get publicity is through word of mouth. Its gonna be such a special one off event for Circus 250 and you won't wanna miss it! Hope to see you there :)

website:https://catchfestival2018.co.uk/tickets
facebook:https://www.facebook.com/events/939881099526445/

The Void - - Parent

#catch2018

Rosie -

Hello everyone,

Ticket sales are now open for CATCH! a juggling and circus festival in Cumbria this July. Go to the website* to purchase, or buy them off me at a juggling event like BJC of Hulabulloo club on Wednesdays, or go to a local tourist information centre in Appleby and buy them.

*https://catchfestival2018.co.uk/


-Kris Kremo
-David Cain
-Arttu Lahtinen
-Sakari Mannisto
-Matthew Tiffany
-...?..?..?..?.. come on I got 4 more awesome top jugglers to announce and I cant until I sell 200 tickets help me make this be the best juggling convention ever!

Word of mouth is the best way to spread the new convention to everyone so even if you cant make it, tell others, so they can come have fun!

It's Him - - Parent

Can I ask why your event is more expensive than the BJC (I buy early bird but your website doesn't suggest the ability to do this for your event) but also shorter? Yours is an unknown and I believe that you were aiming to get Arts Council funding for it, whereas I pretty much know what I am getting with a BJC. I'm asking because whilst I would like to go (mainly because of David Cain) I have no incentive to book early and it is at a time of year when I might get a lot of work suddenly.

Nigel

Cedric Lackpot - - Parent

> Can I ask why your event is more expensive than the BJC

BJC tickets just went up to £130; Catch tickets are £100. Shome mishtake shurely?

Rosie - - Parent

yeah..i dont quite know what you mean I just looked and BJC says its 130?? and mine (CATCH) is £100?

or was the BJC 90 or something until recently??? sorry I cant give a good answer but I'm not sure if this was just a mistake

Also if you think you will have to work lots and can not take the holiday to come then thats okay, no worries! it can be hard to get holidays to go to all the juggling event you want, i would end up with most of the year off! haha

take care! x

It's Him - - Parent

BJC was £90 or £100 when I pre-reg'd back in whenever. It's gone up now but then there is a reason why there are early bird tickets. The point was I was asking about your price compared to what I paid for BJC tickets because BJC is firstly a known festival, is a day longer and is being subsidised by the Arts Council. As someone who normally brings a small troop (aka my family) I do look at the cost of the ticket. If I'm not working I might well turn up myself but maybe not bring the other 4. Did you price Catch based on full price BJC tickets? Did you consider early bird tickets? Why are 17 year olds priced as adults when they don't earn as adults? (and yes I know the BJC is worse for teenagers). Also as someone who runs a youth circus (soon to be a community circus) it isn't just me I ask for. I tend to promote events that might interest others I know and your answer came across poorly.

take care! x

Little Paul - - Parent

I'm not sure if you're aware of how aggressive you're coming across Nigel.

I'm sure you're not intending to do so, you're just trying to work out where the value is coming from for the ticket price - which is a reasonable question!

I get that text is a difficult medium to express tone in, however I have felt a little bit awkward reading your posts on this matter to be honest, and I'm not the one putting the event on!

It is, of course, entirely up to you what you spend your money on. CATCH! and BJC are different events.

I'm looking at the two of them, and think that personally CATCH! has more of the sort of stuff that I like, and it's a one-off event that I'm not going to get two chances to attend - so I'm happy to put my money on that horse. I'm aware that I have different criteria than you, I'm aware that I have different limitations I have to take into account. Horses for courses!

Berating Rosie for pricing her event at £10 more than the BJC advance ticket price (a price which doesn't represent what the majority of BJC attendees will pay) seems a little OTT.

take care! x

(BTW I'm liking this new way of signing off posts, I mean, I know Nigel was doing it passive-agressively, but we should do more of this wishig-people-well stuff!)

Danny Colyer - - Parent

I don't see berating coming from Nigel. I see an honest question inspired by an earnest desire to know the reasoning behind the pricing, along with suggestions of points that convention organisers ought to be considering.

It's Him - - Parent

My first question was completely genuine and not meant in any way aggressively. I thought that the reply was dismissive and aggressive and I tried to add to my question without being a complete arsehole. I'm sorry that I am coming across as aggressive because I thought the question was relevant.

Take care. (not sure about the x)

Nigel

Orinoco - - Parent

I also found this overly aggressive. I can't see anything dismissive or aggressive in Rosie's reply to you but seeing as she was the second person to question the logic of your first post giving her the benefit of the doubt & explaining your position would have been a better approach.

If juggling festivals were simply a profit making venture I would understand the reasoning that pricing should be based on other 'competing' events. But seeing as juggling festivals are thankfully not a winner takes all capitalist venture organisers should base the ticket price on the cost of running their festival. If you set prices based on the cost of someone else's festival you are on a road to ruin.

Catch! is being held in the summer holiday season when venues & event equipment are usually at a premium so I'm impressed Rosie has kept the cost down. I spent considerably more than £100 to see Kris Kremo at EJC 2006 & it was well worth it.


Take care! x (I might auto-append that to all posts...)

It's Him - - Parent

As stated, I booked early bird because firstly it helps BJC and secondly it is cheaper. Catch! doesn't have an early bird price so there is no incentive to book early on. This means that Rosie will have no idea of numbers and if the weather forecast for that week is appalling (which can happen in the Lake district) less people will have the incentive to go as they will have left it until later to book their tickets (or not booked at all). If numbers are not relevant to her convention (because of alternate funding) then why put the price at £100 (which doesn't compare well with early bird BJC ticket price as BJC is longer).

Nigel

Little Paul - - Parent

I'm not doing BJC this year, our plan is to do CATCH! instead.

However, I'm changing job around Easter and I can't say for sure if I'll be able to book the time off until then, but as soon as I'm able to I'll be jumping on the booking form!

yay!


V.V.Excited!

Rosie - - Parent

hooray! i hope you can make it, would be good to see you ^_^

x

Mike Moore - - Parent

Wow, what a lineup!

Rosie - - Parent

thank you! and we've still got some great names to come!

who would be on your wish list? maybe we can make it happen! :D

Mike Moore - - Parent

Oh goodness...this will be a very /me/ list. And mostly people I would want to talk to at fests, rather than perform:

Michael Falkov
Murakami Tsubasa
Kouta Ohashi
Kotaro
Falco Scheffler
Julius New
Dave Kelly (what's he up to these days?)


Strictly for performers...hard to say. Maybe Alexander Kulakov? Maybe a whipping diaboloist?

Rosie - - Parent

excellent list!!...i know most of those without having to even look them up..i must be getting better at this!

also maybe one of the names you've mentioned will be there! keep an eye on our website/facebook for artist announcements :D

Richard Loxley - - Parent

I haven't booked yet as I need to have a good think about my finances.

To be honest, I had to reappraise my attendance when I found out that cooking won't be allowed on the campsite.

(It sounds like that's out of the control of the convention organisers as it's a restriction of the site licence. Also, the convention seems to be planning to add a space elsewhere where campers can cook.)

But it's a right faff to carry a cooker, pans, and food over to a dedicated cooking area for every meal for a week. That would seriously impact my enjoyment of the festival.

So instead I've decided to look at it as being like the BJC, where it's more practical to just buy all meals from the caterers. But that adds quite a financial burden, effectively doubling the ticket cost for me.

So I would still very much like to come, but it really depends on how much money I have nearer the time!

Rosie - - Parent

no problem dude! take the time to make sure its the right decision, and don't put yourself under a financial burden just for a juggling convention!

Hope to see you there!

The Void - - Parent

Hi Rosie,
What time does the campsite open? And close? I've a long drive, so would have to work out my travels times/days.
Cheers.

Rosie - - Parent

yo!

I don't frequently check this site so apologies for a delayed response!

Campsite is opening Monday afternoon, at the moment we're saying 2 in the afternoon.

Everyone off site by 6pm Friday

The Void - - Parent

Thanks. You should put that info on the website. Cheers.

The Void - - Parent

Oh, and here's your tag: #catch2018 .

Rosie - - Parent

Thanks! I didnt realised we did tagging here ;)

#thevoid

 

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