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One new team and only one broken dancer: training day considered a success!

Yesterday, Northgate travelled across the perilous straits of the River Severn from England to Wales to give the lads and lasses of Taff RapperĀ an introduction to the gentle art of rapper dancing. They seemed very pleased to get their hands … Continue reading

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Northgate Rapper enlist new technology to improve their dancing. Something’s gotta work!

A cracking practice last night! Lots of tumbles, 7 dancers but sadly no Henry. We enlisted Edwin’s new iphone app, called SloPro, to video the dance in slow motion. This worked a treat, even with Jack’s Luddite tendencies. The video … Continue reading

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Will Northgate Rapper finally practice this week? Much sword business and recruitment to discuss.

After a couple of weeks of team absence through holidays and various forms of inertia, Northgate Rapper finally appear to be getting their schizzle together. With a new member and a guest star too! DERT2014 is looming in March. Time … Continue reading

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Northgate Rapper practice (again!) and plan for #mabelday and #thralesday. Plan #northgateday ?

There seems to be a developing convention that go-ahead and dynamic teams (just like Northgate) host eponymous days of dance in their own manors. A la London’s Thrales Day and the grandmother of them all, Mabel Day in Oxford. Well … Continue reading

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Northgate Rapper “perfect” the double tumble just in time to dance with Mr Wilkins Shilling!

In true and proper Northgate fashion, we have introduced a new move 3 days before dancing out in public. Again. But at least it’s not the night before. Why do we do it we ask ourselves? Is it now a … Continue reading

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