News Archive - DERT - Dancing England Rapper Tournament - Sat 6th April


This Saturday 6th April Rapper dancing comes “home” to the North East. 25 teams from as far as Bristol and Edinburgh will perform in Newcastle’s Ouseburn Valley during the day, culminating in an evening gala performance in the magnificent Tyne Theatre & Opera House.

Brinkburn St Brewery Bar and Kitchen are chuffed to bits to be one of the dancing venues along with The Cluny The Free Trade Inn The Old Coal Yard & The Cumberland Arms Bed & Breakfast

Here's a link to a clip of last year’s winners Whip The Cat on YouTube.

You can find out more by visiting our Facebook Event page by clicking here.

Five Ouseburn pubs will play host to more than 20 teams from around the country, each hoping to be crowned the finest. Rapper dancing involves five dancers using sprung-steel swords and is a tradition from the coal mining communities of Northumberland and Durham.

Our Kitchen will be serving:

·       Cajun Beer Brined Slow Cooked Shoulder of Pork served with Buttermilk Slaw served in a Brioche - £7

·       Bratwurst Sausage with Quayside Blonde Ketchup and Ford St IPA Mustard with Sauerkraut -£7

·       Beetroot Falafel Burger with Garlic Mayo and Beer Pickles - £7

·       ‘DERTy’ Fries – Potato Fries with Clandestine Beef Chilli, Cheese, Sour Cream & Pickled Onions - £5

·       Plain Fries - £3

·       Hassleback Potatoes £3

Join us at the Bar & Kitchen Saturday 6th April 10.30am to 4.30pm to cheer them on!

For information about all our events at Brinkburn St. Brewery Bar & Kitchen and Maling Hall, please visit our Facebook page by clicking here.

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Joseph Watson