N&E Striking Competition

The North and East Striking Competition took place on Saturday 18 May 2024 at Wood Green The results are: Bishopsgate Kilburn Hackney Foster Lane Islington/Holloway St Andrews Enfield Young Ringers Congratulations to Bishopsgate who were awarded the Jersey Cup  Judge, Dylan Thomas, presenting the Jersey Cup to the conductor of the Bishopsgate band, John Adams Photo by Lucy Chandhial Congratulations to the St Andrews Enfield Young Ringers who were awarded … [Read more...]

Beyond Plain Bob Doubles

Fulham Tower has launched a new practice called Beyond Bob Doubles.On the fourth Tuesday of each month (in particular) visitors will be welcomed to join the local band to explore methods beyond Plain Bob Doubles, with the initial focus on Stedman and St Simon's Bob, as well as Plain Bob and St Clement's College Bob Minor, depending on who is there. The practice runs from 1945 to 2115.Anyone interested is very welcome to advance their own ringing or to support others as helpers.For more … [Read more...]

Annual General Meeting update

On Saturday 13 April 43 members attended the Annual General Meeting held in the Church hall at All Hallows Twickenham. This followed the inter-District striking competition at St Mary’s, and an hour’s general ringing at All Hallows including a touch of Spliced Cambridge Surprise and Little Bob Royal. We had a splendid tea provided by the All Hallows ringers. Striking Competition The striking competition saw two bands from each District ringing a set touch of 251 Grandsire Triples, … [Read more...]

Bell News Issue 117 March 2024

The latest Bell News is available here featuring the following; 12-Bell ringing News roundup Young ringers' firsts Achievements Membership update ART training Christmas events Comments and suggestions for improvement, as well as articles and content for future issues are gratefully received. Contact details for the Editor can be found on this page. … [Read more...]

Planning for 2024

It is time to plan for 2024 events and officers. Note that each district holds its planning meeting and then Annual District Meeting at the start of the year to agree the programme for district practices and events and to elect the Officers who will organise and run these practices and events. The S&W ADM is on Saturday 13th January at St John the Baptist Church, Pinner starting with general ringing at 3pm. The N&E planning meeting is on Saturday 20th January at St Botolph's without … [Read more...]

Bell News – December 2023

The latest Bell News is available here featuring the following; 12-bell Striking Competition results Outings Galore A New Method The Quebec Bell Young Ringers Page Crossword And much much more for this bumper Christmas edition. As ever, comments and suggestions for improvement, as well as articles and content for future issues are gratefully received. Contact details for the Editor can be found on this page. We look forward to seeing you at an Association or … [Read more...]

N&E Go West

On Saturday 17th July over 20 people ventured out as the N&E District enjoyed a superb outing to Reading, organised by Janet Betham.Two rings of 8 and a 12 in Reading followed by a nice little 8 in Caversham, as well as good weather and a nice walk along the Thames, meant for a great day out.A couple of highlights were some very well struck Grandsire Cinques by a completely Middlesex Band, and singing Happy Birthday to Judy Bourne of Hackney who had chosen to spend her day with us!A full … [Read more...]

Bell News – June 2023

The latest Bell News is available here featuring the following; Ringing for The Coronation of King Charles III Full programme of events for the summer Other Association & District news As ever, comments and suggestions for improvement, as well as articles and content for future issues are gratefully received. Contact details for the Editor can be found on this page. We look forward to seeing you at an Association or District event soon! … [Read more...]

N&E Striking competition

On Saturday afternoon we held the N&E district striking competition at St Mary Magdalene, Enfield. The local band hosted a fabulous selection of tea, coffee and cakes and the sun shone so it was easy to enjoy listening to each band with the open doors of the church hall. Dylan Thomas listened from the quietest corner of the churchyard and commented that the bells were very clear, and therefore very unforgiving with every clip noticeable. Here are the all important results: Jersey … [Read more...]

AGM & Inter-district Striking Competition

This Annual General Meeting is the first Association meeting in our Anniversary year, 125 years since the Middlesex Association was formed. We celebrate this by coming together on Saturday 22 April 2023 as follows: 10:30 - 11:30 - Inter-district Striking Competition at St Mary, Upper Street, Islington for the Roger Bailey Cup. The rest of the day is at St Mary Magdalene Church, Holloway Rd, London N7 8LS 11:30 - 12:30 - General Ringing 12:30 service 1:00 - 2:00 - … [Read more...]