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jongleurs

(zhông-glör`), itinerant entertainers of the Middle Ages in France and Norman England. Their repertoire included dancing, conjuring, acrobatics, the feats of the modern juggler, singing, and storytelling. Many were skilled in playing musical instruments. The jongleurs were often collaborators or assistants of troubadourstroubadours
, aristocratic poet-musicians of S France (Provence) who flourished from the end of the 11th cent. through the 13th cent. Many troubadours were noblemen and crusader knights; some were kings, e.g.
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 or trouvèrestrouvères
, medieval poet-musicians of central and N France, fl. during the later 12th and the 13th cent. The trouvères imitated the troubadours of the south.
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The Milton Keynesbased group have also been running more student nights and live DJs and acts to refresh their appeal and plan to open more Jongleurs nights and WooWoo bars in the coming months.
The Milton Keynes-based group has also been running more student nights and live DJs and acts to refresh its appeal and plans to open five more Jongleurs nights and four more Woo-Woo bars in coming months.
coming months Jongleurs will record many more acts from its existing and
Jongluers@Sway has been selling out a new premium comedy offering, Jongleurs Posh, a GBP40 ticket that includes a three course dinner, four stand up acts and table service, suggesting that comedy is one of the most recession-proof of all industries.
Jongleurs have yet to decide where their Tyneside venue would be, but say they are confident there is a market for the club in the North.
A new Jongleurs will join Liverpool's other major comedy venues which include Rawhide which operates from Downstairs at the Royal Court, Baby Blue on the Albert Dock and Laughterhouse at two city centre venues.
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Kempinska and Davy have the last laugh, as it means they can use the Jongleurs name again.
With a world class comedy line-up, a fantastic range of food and drink and friendly table service, Jongleurs has it all under one roof.
After 20 years of launching some of the biggest names in comedy, such as Rory Bremner, Harry Enfield and Graham Norton, Jongleurs has become one of the most popular Christmas party venues in Britain.
The Swangleurs at Jongleurs Open Slot contest will tour all Jongleurs venues throughout the country, culminating in the final event in Camden on November 9.