ART Teacher Training Module M2F, 2nd December, Pimlico

With 20 pupils attending our summer school, and having completed Level 1 of Learning the Ropes, we are now turning our attention to placing them with a local Sunday band and supporting them to progress on to Levels 2 and 3. We have therefore arranged an ART Teacher Training Module M2F, on Saturday 2 December at St Saviour Pimlico from 9.30am till 4.30pm, which covers the material for Levels 2 and 3 of Learning the Ropes. Anyone who would like to learn more about teaching the stages up to … [Read more...]

The Strike Back Express – bellringers on a train

A recent article by Alan Pink that appeared in the Ringing World. “What’s the record for the number of bellringers on one train?” One of the learned contributors to this journal may know the answer, but whatever it is, we’re hoping to break it on 29 July! A specially chartered vintage train will travel all the way from Hastings on the East Sussex coast to Bath and back, via Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Bromley South and Clapham Junction, with all profits from ticket sales going to our … [Read more...]

West Drayton, St Martin

Tower Details Address: Church Road, West Drayton, Middlesex, UB7 7PT (TQ061795) Bells: Currently only the tenor is hung for ringing. The Parish is being actively supported in its quest to complete the restoration of the ring of six started in the 1920’s. Weight: 18-1-3 in F Weight: 18-1-3 in F Service Ringing: The tenor is rung most Sundays Practice Ringing: All ringing by arrangement Toilets: Available in church Parking: Available outside the front of the church Tower Access: … [Read more...]

2013 Tower Open Day

Sorry for the delay in letting you know the final outcome of Open Day – we raised £2,063.20p for the BRF which is a very good result all things considered. Thanks go to the 40 or so members who stewarded towers, opened up, provided refreshments or supported the day in way please give yourselves a big pat on the back – without you it would not have happened. Separate thanks have already been sent to those who helped – if I have missed anyone please let me know. In addition to the useful top up … [Read more...]

Middlesex 8 Bell Striking Competition

Below are the results from Middlesex 8 bell striking competition held at St James, Garlickhythe on the 25th May 2013. 1st: St Giles in the Fields (Stedman Triples) rang 9th. 89%. 2nd: St Martin in the Fields (Stedman Triples) rang 10th, 88%. 3rd: MCALDG (Plain Bob Major) rang 8th, 80%. 4th: South & West District (Yorkshire Surprise Major) rang 5th, 79%. 5th: Kilburn (Grandsire Triples) rang 4th, 78%. 6th: St Magnus (Bristol Surprise Major) rang 2nd, 75%. 7th: Ladies A … [Read more...]

Young ringers at St Mary’s, Kilburn

On Sunday 7th April I was very pleased to join ten of our younger ringers at St Mary Kilburn at what I hope is the first of a regular feature in the Association & Guild’s life. The youngsters came from half a dozen towers and it was really good to meet them and see them in action. As far as I could see they thoroughly enjoyed themselves particularly so at the ten pin bowling afterwards. You would think they all came from the same tower by the degree of interaction! Thank you to those who … [Read more...]

Knightsbridge, St Paul

Tower Details Address: 32a Wilton Place SW1X 8SH (TQ280796) Bells:  3 Weight:  22-0-11 cwt in Eb. Unringable Tower Location … [Read more...]

Feltham, St Dunstan

Tower Details Address: St. Dunstan's Road, Feltham,  TW13 4JY (TQ098722) Bells: 3 Weight: 6-2-16 in C Bells not currently safe to be rung until repairs carried out to fittings         Tower Location … [Read more...]

Bethnal Green, St John

Tower Details Address: 200 Cambridge Heath Road E2 9PA (TQ350827) Bells: 3 Weight: 10-0-1 in Ab. Tower contact: Stephen Jakeman, Stephen.Jakeman@btopenworld.com, 07770 387230 Tower Location … [Read more...]

Towers by number of bells

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