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Bristol crawl tonight, and we even have a plan

Following on from our awesome Bath Crawl Without Silver Flame a couple of weeks ago, this time we’ve visiting their home city of Bristol this very night. Silver Flame are in Stratford upon Avon, of course, so there’s no danger … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas Everybody!

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Mabel Day: no lights broken (in any room we danced in)

We had a lovely visit to Oxford for this year’s Mabel Day, and spent most of our time dancing in various pubs with the splendid Birmingham Rapper. True to form, and contrary to any silly reputation we might have, we … Continue reading

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Bath Time success: no lights hurt.

And so another year has passed, and another Bath Time has been and gone. And what a great time it was! Our guests, Mabel Gubbins from Oxford and Shropshire Sharpshins from Bridgnorth, were on great form, and both put on … Continue reading

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Bath prepares for mayhem as Bath Time looms

The pubs of Bath are increasing stocks of beer and gin, making sure they have plenty of plasters, and raising their light fittings, and it’s all in preparation for┬áBath Time tomorrow! As regular readers will know, we’re being joined on … Continue reading

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Saturday 28 October is Bath Time, with very special guests!

Northgate had so much fun at our 25th Anniversary celebration last year that we’re doing it again this Saturday, 28th October. Oh yes, Bath Time lives! This time we’ve invited two very special guest teams to join us. Firstly a … Continue reading

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A short break to regrow our skin…

Well, that’s our festival season over for another year, and it’s time for us to take a little break to recover. Indeed, some of us need some time to heal our wounds after the rather over-enthusiastic final dance at Priston … Continue reading

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This weekend: Bristol crawl and Priston Festival!

It’s a busy weekend coming up for Northgate. On Sunday, we’re appearing at the wonderful Priston Folk Festival, and we’re excited about that. And as a warm-up we’re off on a crawl around Bristol on Saturday night, and we’re excited … Continue reading

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History Today: Northgate’s first panto appearance

We have recently been contacted by local historian Dr Vin Rouge, who works in the Department of Historic Panto and Dance ┬áthe University of Bathford near to our lovely home city. It’s fair to say that the good doctor was … Continue reading

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Extra special appearance at CurFest festival this Sunday!

Just when you thought the season was coming to an end and that we had only one more festival left, we’ve been booked for the awesome CurFest on Sunday! This is, as you have no doubt worked out, a festival … Continue reading

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