Category Archives: Practice

We give birth to a new figure and play Cupid

We had a bit of playtime at our practice last night, spurred on by two random strangers coming along to watch. See below for what happened to them: you couldn’t make it up! While it’s nice to have an audience, they … 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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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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Bath Chronicle running a campaign for the homeless

The Bath Chronicle has just started a major new campaign to help out the homeless of Bath. Well, one group of the homeless, anyway. Oh, OK then, it’s us. Since our previous home underwent “refurbishment” to become something more like a sports bar … Continue reading

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Practice moves to the Assembly Inn due to Christmas

Look, we understand that it’s hard to get a venue for your Christmas parties when December comes along, but really, do you need to book one in September in our new practice venue to avoid clashes? Yep, that’s right: someone has booked tomorrow night’s … Continue reading

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New venue this Tuesday: The Bath Brew House

This Tuesday sees the second in a series of tests of new practice venues. This time we’re trying out The Bath Brew House, a splendid pub with its own microbrewery churning out some spectacularly good beers. We’ll be judging the place on … Continue reading

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New practice venue evaluation begins, but we forget to tell you about it.

OK, look. It’s nothing personal, we’ve just been busy, and in all the excitement we forgot to say something very important. We’re sorry. That’s not what we forgot to say; that’s what we needed to say now to assuage our … Continue reading

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Summer holidays draw to a close… practice returns soon.

As Northgate’s summer holidays draw to a close, and the last few festivals take place, the lads begin the long return to Bath from across the world. England, Wales, South Africa and Japan have all been graced with our presence, and soon … Continue reading

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