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DERT over, and the boys done good

Yes indeed, the competition at this year’s DERT was fierce, intense and of a higher quality than ever before, but the plucky lads from Bath came through it all, broke only one light, and came third in the championship! Hurrah for … Continue reading

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New DERT prize announcement: let the wars begin!

There are scant days remaining before this year’s DERT competition, and Northgate are getting a little excited. They spent Friday night touring Bristol with the fragrant ladies Silver Flame (the fragrance in question being Eau de Gin). They spent all day Sunday … Continue reading

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DERT schedule announced: scrumpy-guzzling Wurzel lovers unite as Northgate spend the day with Silver Flame!

The running order for the upcoming DERT competition has finally been announced, and Northgate have struck it lucky: we’ll be dancing round the pubs of Manchester with our Bristol-based friends, Silver Flame! What a treat for all of us. Clearly the canny northerners … Continue reading

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So this is Christmas, and what have we done?

Good question. Well, loads. Look closely into our annals and you’ll find a veritable cornucopia of exciting things we’ve been up to in the past year. We’ve appeared at Sidmouth Folk Week, Bristol Folk Festival and Bath Folk Festival too! Wow. Oh, and … Continue reading

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What we looked like in History

For the want of anything better to tell you today, we thought we’d do Some History and show you what we looked like when we appeared at the very first of the modern DERT competitions. This was 1993, in Derby. And what … Continue reading

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DERT is nigh and we’re getting a little excited

DERT is less than three weeks away now and the lads of Northgate are getting a little excited. As can be seen from this Actual Photo taken by CCTV in Bath city centre just last night, we’re rather letting the upcoming dance fest … Continue reading

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Big Bristol crawl tonight: three teams, nine pubs, one aim

Tonight’s the night for Bristol! The lads of Northgate, along with Silver Flame Rapper and Taff Rapper, are dancing in the nine shortlisted pubs to decide the venues for DERT next year The pubs are below along with some (inevitably approximate) … Continue reading

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Northgate practice before big Bristol beano

On Saturday 22 November, Northgate and their chums Silver Flame and Taff Rapper will be hitting the pubs of Bristol to decide which ones make the grade to be used in next year’s DERT competition. This is a very serious business and requires … Continue reading

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