Durham Juggling Convention


The Durham Juggling & Circus Convention is the North East’s largest community Juggling and Circus Event.

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!

The DJCC is back for 2022! The event will be held Friday 14th - Sunday 16th October at Barnard Castle.


The convention will run 14th-16th October, and typically the doors will open in the evening on Friday at The Hub.

There will be lots of fun on Friday night and on Saturday night we will be having our main show which is packed with many great acts! This year the main 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.

On Saturday we will be based in Teesdale Leisure Centre, which is within walking distance of The Hub. There will be two large sports halls and squash courts with plenty of space for the usual array of activities such as juggling, aerial, acro and board games.

There will also be plenty of traders at the convention! Traders TBA.

As usual we provide indoor sleeping space and outdoor camping for people who want to come and make a weekend of it. 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 in advance (TBA)

A full programme of events will be announced soon. You can also read more about the event at our Facebook page and our Facebook event


Teesdale Leisure Centre,
Barnard Castle, DL12 8DS

When: Saturday Day Time

The Hub,
Barnard Castle, DL12 8TD

When: Friday and Saturday evening and night (sleeping and juggling halls).

Glaxo Social Club,
Barnard Castle, DL12 8DT

When: Saturday evening public show.




You do not have to register for the event, you can just turn up. It is good to know if you are coming though, so do keep in touch with us through our Facebook event.


Adults - £15
Children - £9
Family (2 adults and 2 children) - £39
Aged 6 and under - Free

Show only prices:
Adults - £8
Children - £3
Family (2 adults and 2 children) - £19
Aged 6 and under - Free
The Hub prices:
Indoor/Outdoor camping p/n - £7 (Aged 6 and under free)
Bed in a dorm p/n - £18 (Aged 6 and under - £9)
10% discount for 2 nights