Category Archives: Crawl

Anniversary countdown: 4 days to go

Can it really only be four days before the hordes of rapper dancers from the south of England descend upon the fair city of Bath to give dazzling displays of superlative sword- handling? Yes. Yes it can. And no one is … Continue reading

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Countdown to Silver Jubilee weekend starts tomorrow!

It’s now less than a week until Northgate’s celebrations for their twenty five year anniversary kick off, and what a weekend it promises to be! We’ll be kicking off with a quiet evening of beer and curry for the current team … Continue reading

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Kit now decided for Wessex Folk Festival

Well, we were all ready for the Wessex Folk Festival this weekend when one of us questioned what we planned to wear. Should we bring out our much-vaunted summer kit? Clearly not. That way lies madness. Nevertheless, much discussion ensued. Those of us who are a … Continue reading

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May Day dancing at Larkhall Festival

OK, this will be short and sweet, like our favourite dance. After many years of invitations, we’ve finally got our act together and will be appearing at the reportedly splendid Larkhall Festival on May Day. If you want to see us (and you … Continue reading

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Northgate to show Silver Flame a good time – Bristol Crawl on Friday

Following on from the news that Northgate have been asked to spend the day with Silver Flame in Manchester at DERT in a couple of weeks, we decided to give them a trial run first. So we’re taking them out for the evening … Continue reading

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And a decision is made. Northgate Rapper will be crawling …………. Bath on Friday. Route and plan TBC.

After all the shenanigans about which beautiful South Western town Northgate Rapper will be crawling on Friday 5th February, it has been decided (i.e. imposed) by our Squire, that we shall be dancing in the pubs of Bath on Friday. … Continue reading

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Northgate Rapper unearth a new translation of an old video, showing that everyone wants to know about Friday’s crawl

Northgate’s Martin Hanley was recently sent a videogram (*) by our German correspondent and archivist Achim. In this new translation of an old video, we see that even hated dictators want to know where Northgate will be crawling on Friday. … Continue reading

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Practice Tuesday, crawl Friday, practice Saturday… Crikey.

It’s a non-stop whirlwind of delight for the lads of Northgate this week. Tuesday sees us practising as normal from 19:30 at the glorious Curfew in Bath. Friday night is something of a mystery: we’re going on a crawl, but haven’t yet … Continue reading

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So this is Christmas, and what have we done?

Good question. Well, loads. Look closely into our annals and you’ll find a veritable cornucopia of exciting things we’ve been up to in the past year. We’ve appeared at Sidmouth Folk Week, Bristol Folk Festival and Bath Folk Festival too! Wow. Oh, and … Continue reading

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Bath’s Northgate Rapper head back to university to dance at Mabel Day in Oxford. 

Even if Northgate’s alma mater is the highest university above sea level, it doesn’t stop them getting some extra-curricular dancing amongst the dreaming spires of Oxford University. Technically this isn’t true, as they’ll actually be in the pubs of Oxford … Continue reading

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