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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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Anniversary Crawl – A Plan, starting at Bladud’s Head 8pm Friday

We now have a plan for Friday’s 24th Anniversary Crawl, and it’s a classic. Well, actually it’s a credible list of pubs coupled with barely-believable times. To be honest, you can trust only the first and the last of those times, and to … Continue reading

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24th Anniversary Crawl in Bath this Friday

Following last year’s shock revelation that the lads from Northgate can’t count, they have engaged a professor from the University of Bath to verify their highly complex mathematical calculations prior to publication. With that in mind, Northgate are proud to announce their 24th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Bath Folk Festival done, Northgate dance for an empty pub. But why?

After hosting a masterful masterclass at the wonderful Bath Folk Festival, the lads of Northgate decamped to the nearby Devonshire Arms. The pub was entirely empty, devoid even of any bar staff, but they bravely danced nonetheless. But why? WHY?!? Simple. Because Northgate are … Continue reading

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DERT delightfully done; Bristol folk festival follows

We’ve taken a bit of a holiday during the run up to DERT, which we hosted quite fabulously in Bristol a couple of weeks ago. And indeed we’ve also taken a longer holiday following DERT to recover. But now we’re back. … Continue reading

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Crawl tonight, plus surprise new recruit

Do not forget, people of Bath, that we are bringing our unique brand of bemusing danger to your pubs tonight, starting at 8pm in the King’s Arms. If you’re trying to avoid Comic Relief, we are the antidote. The only red noses you’ll see … Continue reading

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We have a Plan! Friday crawl starting at King’s Arms, 8pm

This Friday sees Northgate heading off on yet another crawl, starting at 8 o’clock in the delightful music pub that is the King’s Arms on Monmouth Place, Bath. Despite the success of our deliberately unplanned Bristol Crawl, we’ve chosen this time to have some idea where … Continue reading

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Bristol crawl proves that (sometimes) a plan might be useful

So for all our bravado, perhaps it might have been better to have a plan for Saturday’s crawl of Bristol. Oh sure, the pubs were superb and the punters therein were extremely enthusiastic and welcoming, but perhaps the lack of … Continue reading

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