Durham Juggling Convention

Durham Juggling Convention

The north east’s Largest community Juggling and Circus Event.

Date: 19 to 21 October for 2018

This annual event draws jugglers from all over the country to meet, share skills, play games and watch the cabaret-style show in the evening. Both the convention and show are also open to the public, so if you’ve ever fancied learning to juggle or you’d like to find out what it’s all about then come along!

Read more about the event at our Facebook event page

3 Locations:
Saturday day time – 2 Sports Halls+
Teessdale Leisure Centre
Barnard Castle, DL12 8DS

Friday and Saturday  evening and night – sleeping and juggling halls.
The Hub
Barnard Castle, DL12 8TD

Saturday night public show
Glaxo Social Club
Barnard Castle, DL12 8DT

Starting  on Friday night (10:00pm) there will be a Labyrinth fire show at the hub.

On Saturday 20th October we will be based in Teesdale Leisure Centre which is within walking distance of the overnight accommodation. With 2 big sports halls (unicycles allowed) and squash courts there is plenty of space for the usual array of activities such as juggling, unicycling, aerial, acro and board games.

This year the show will be held in a separate building next door to the leisure centre at the Glaxo Social Club which has an onsite bar which will be open for the duration of the show.

As usual we provide indoor sleeping space and outdoor camping for people who want to come and make a weekend of it. The on both the Friday Saturday night.  Camping facilities will be based at The HUB which is 2 minutes to the sports centre and club.  It has 2 halls, chill out space and great outdoor areas (including fire pit). The Hub also provides bunk beds in shared rooms which can be booked direct with them.


One of the biggest and best circus events in the UK.  It is organised by the 3 largest circus groups in the North East of England.

There will be a main show on the Saturday night at the Social club that is next to the sports centre.



Durham Juggling Convention show

Circus Central
Durham City Jugglers Juggling & Unicycling
Stockton on Tees
Circus Central

Need to know more?  just ask.