Tag Archives: Crawl

Saturday 28 October is Bath Time, with very special guests!

Northgate had so much fun at our 25th Anniversary celebration last year that we’re doing it again this Saturday, 28th October. Oh yes, Bath Time lives! This time we’ve invited two very special guest teams to join us. Firstly a … Continue reading

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This weekend: Bristol crawl and Priston Festival!

It’s a busy weekend coming up for Northgate. On Sunday, we’re appearing at the wonderful Priston Folk Festival, and we’re excited about that. And as a warm-up we’re off on a crawl around Bristol on Saturday night, and we’re excited … Continue reading

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Extra special appearance at CurFest festival this Sunday!

Just when you thought the season was coming to an end and that we had only one more festival left, we’ve been booked for the awesome CurFest on Sunday! This is, as you have no doubt worked out, a festival … 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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Anniversary countdown: 3 days to go

As our anniversary creeps ever closer, the excitement here in Bath is now palpable, and you could cut it with a knife (metaphorically speaking). Last night we had a splendid practice, and in our normal spirit of putting on a … 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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Dealing with hecklers

Every so often on a crawl, sword dancers will come across aggressive or inconsiderate drunken hecklers. For example, on Northgate’s anniversary crawl there was a semi-topless witch, and on a recent Taff crawl there was an interesting fellow who wanted to have an in-depth discussion with … Continue reading

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