Category Archives: Random Northgate stuff

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  the 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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Happy new year!

Happy new year to all of you!

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Merry Christmas! That is all.

Merry Christmas! We’re taking the next couple of weeks off, and suggest you do the same. See you next year!

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Natasha and Joe are getting married today!

And so today, our lovely musician Natasha and our just-as-lovely number four Joe are getting married, and we’re all invited! We couldn’t be more excited(*). Just like our Squire did earlier this year, Nat and Joe looked at our dancing calendar, spotted … 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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Pokégate Go takes world by storm: #CatchEmAll

It’s been barely a week since the phenomenon that is Pokégate Go was unleashed upon the British public, and in that time it’s taken the country by storm. In a nutshell, players use their phones to walk around like zombies while trying … Continue reading

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We break an unbreakable sword, and we’re not happy!

Northgate have danced for decades now using swords with fixed handles on both ends. These were pretty much unique when we had the first set made, but seem to have caught on over the last few years. This is gratifying. Indeed, we have come to … Continue reading

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Referendum special: will Northgate Remain or Leave?

In a move that has stunned markets around the world, Northgate have announced that the are to decide whether to remain using their current practice venue, or leave and find another. The “Nexit” decision has been forced upon them by the new … Continue reading

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A video from Ioan’s wedding

Wedding videos are normally a little … dull. You know the sort of thing: a bride, a groom, tears and embarrassing family. That’s not really our style. Therefore we offer this: Sorry about what we’re wearing. We’ll get back to our normal kit … Continue reading

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Surprise name for new research vessel: Boaty McNorthgate

In a ridiculously contrived attempt to garner further attention, the brave sword-wielders of Northgate have led an internet coup and are close to have a new polar research vessel named after them. It appears that the naive fools people who … Continue reading

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