Category Archives: Bath

Controversy as Number One Regenerates into a Woman

There was uproar in Bath today as Northgate announced that their Number One was going to regenerate into a woman during their anniversary crawl. “Jerome has been fantastic in this position for the last few years,” said Squire Martin, “but … Continue reading

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Project Secret Surprise is go! Chippenham countdown continues!

In honour of our upcoming booking at Chippenham folk festival, the lads of Northgate have decided to branch out from their habitual, spring steel-related sword shenanigans and are adding a surprise new dance form to their repertoire. But which new dance? Street? Costwold Morris? … Continue reading

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Slowed down training video – including the “Mind the Lights” figure

At practice last Tuesday, we not only had two new dancers in the side (one of whom even lived near Bath), but we had our very own film-maker, David Spielbridge, video our 3DD dance and slow it down for training purposes. … Continue reading

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DERT over, practice resumes

So DERT happened, and it was a jolly good time in the beautiful town of Kendal, somewhere up north. We enjoyed it immensely, and of course, we was robbed, but that’s par for the course. So busy were we that … Continue reading

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Practises galore and a safety moment with lights

We’ve been extra busy since the new year, keen as we are to burn off the extra calories taken in over the festive season. Back again in The Curfew, we’ve been playing with blades like nobody’s business, and we’ll be back there on … Continue reading

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Twas the week before Christmas… so it’s time for a crawl!

The lads and lasses of Northgate have come over all festive, but were feeling a little despondent that we’d cancelled practices for the rest of the year, and had already begun to miss each other terribly. Christmas can be a lonely … Continue reading

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Christmas, crawls and education for Richard

It’s coming up to Christmas, so we’ve given ourselves an early present and are letting ourselves off practice for the rest of the month. Nice. However, we wouldn’t want to spend too long apart, so our lovely melodeon player, Natasha, has … Continue reading

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Oxford Sunday, practice Tuesday: mind the lights!

We’re going on our yearly trip to Oxford to join the redoubtable Mabel Gubbins on their annual day of dance, and we could scarcely be more excited. It all kicks off in the Royal Blenheim at noon, and after several hours of pub-related … Continue reading

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Practice is back in The Curfew!

After many months of living on the streets, Northgate are finally returning to The Curfew! The pub, now owned by the enthusiastic and capable Emily and Dan, has been refurbished throughout in a manner which has preserved the most important aspects of … Continue reading

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Practice venue becomes building site: read all about it!

Well, last week’s practice was notable for two reasons. The first was that we had a surprise visitor, who was staying with Nat and Joe. Actually, I think she may have been more surprised than we were. The second was … Continue reading

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