Tag Archives: DERT 2016

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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Northgate Rapper’s DERT 2016 preparations continue apace. Someone’s actually bought some shoe polish.

The 2016 Dancing England Rapper Tournament will take place in exactly 2 months from now. Last year we organised it in Bristol (very well actually, in our humble opinion), and this year the competition decamps back up north to Manchester, … Continue reading

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Well, that went well. Northgate Rapper’s Chief Falconer re-elected at the AGM. And other such nonsense.

After a worrying lack of a 2014 AGM, Northgate’s boys and girl managed to get through a mountain of business without too much bickering or quibbling. The Curfew did us proud with the loan of a room, a large wooden … Continue reading

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Bath’s Northgate Rapper attempt to plan an AGM, write a new dance, and drink real ale. 

Good job we’ve all been so well trained by our other halves in the mysterious art of multitasking. Otherwise it would be a proper poor show and no mistake. After various internal debacles, one of Northgate suggested we reinstate the … Continue reading

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