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Bristol beware: sword-wielding maniacs set to invade

Yes, the lads of Northgate have decided to get off their collective arses and hurry back to Bristol to check out yet more of the pubs in advance of the upcoming and incredibly exciting DERT competition. We were in Bristol only recently but enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Northgate practices resume 7th May: warm up now!

After a couple of weeks off to allow proper enjoyment of our Easter eggs and Belgian beer we are once again ready to sharpen our wits, reactions and swords and get back into the groove (whatever that means). So mark the … Continue reading

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Northgate to crawl Bath again. Police dragnet closing in.

Northgate are once again planning to risk their freedom by appearing in the pubs of Bath next Wednesday, despite the increasing likelihood of being grabbed by the fuzz as they dance. Following the shenanigans of our last crawl, it is … Continue reading

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Christmas shutdown

It’s that time of the year when workers are at disappointing work parties, couch potatoes are glued to the Masterchef finals and students are returning home to get their washing done by mum. With this in mind, Northgate are having … Continue reading

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As one rapper sword dancer arrives, another one leaves. Northgate Rapper numbers change again.

Tonight we bid goodbye (sort of) to Edwin, Northgate’s balding number 3 and website/social media/comms guru. He’s decided that the new Welsh team, Taff Rapper, are more interesting, younger and fitter than Northgate so he’s off to chance his arm … Continue reading

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Ever been told off by your father for waving swords around? We won’t.

We love swords. We dance with them, clean them occasionally and some of us take them to bed. Not really. And they’re not sharp. But springy and flat, with a wooden handle on each end. Rappers they’re called. But nothing … Continue reading

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Northgate Rapper (no) practice and joining with ladies North West Morris

Sadly we shan’t be at practice Wednesday night 11th September. Instead all members will be doing other less interesting tasks/chores/activities/pastimes etc. Not enough for a practice dagnammit. Advance notice though for Saturday 28th of September for Mr Wilkins Shilling birthday … Continue reading

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Northgate Rapper kick off their next crawl starting outside a Private Shop. Well, next door anyway.

That’s right, Northgate Rapper will be visible to the public on Wednesday. On tour and on the money. We’ll be all kitted up and everything with knees on display for the ladies. Wednesday 4th at 7:30pm inside The Belvoir (outside … Continue reading

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And Northgate Rapper return from holidays and excursions tanned, windswept and interesting!

That’s rights kids. We is bak. In da hud. I appreciate this isn’t a regular Bathonian dialect but a sorry attempt at connecting wiv da kidz. We’ve all been away, apart from Brian who is still away (yay! Not really, … Continue reading

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Northgate Rapper practice delayed until 31st July, holidays you see. Commitment huh? Hahahahaha.

You read it right rapper fans! Due to holidays there aren’t enough of us to practice on Wednesday 24th. So we’re meeting 31st July at the usual haunt at the usual time. Apparently we hear a rumour that the renowned … Continue reading

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