Watch: New video tribute to King’s Lynn legend Juggling Jim

A screen shot from the documentary about Juggling Jim. Picture: Submitted.

A screen shot from the documentary about Juggling Jim. Picture: Submitted.

Media students have filmed a tribute to street entertainer Juggling Jim.

Tributes left in a doorway for Juggling Jim. Pictures: Chris Bishop

Tributes left in a doorway for Juggling Jim. Pictures: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

Jim, whose real name was Anthony Bowen, was a familiar sight performing his eccentric routines in King's Lynn High Street.

Tributes were left on his favourite busking pitch, after he passed away on January 23.

Cameras from the College of West Anglia's student channel Springboard TV attended his packed funeral at King's Lynn Minster.

Now they have released a five-minute video, featuring an interview with Jim before he died, tributes from his friends and the walk through Lynn which preceded his funeral. On arriving at the Minster, Canon Chris Ivory told mourners they had gathered to celebrate the life of a precious man and to remember the human being underneath the entertainer.

Tributes in the doorway where Juggling Jim used to perform. Picture: Chris Bishop

Tributes in the doorway where Juggling Jim used to perform. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

'Often we hear that behind a comedian is a broken heart but he still made us smile,' he said.

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