Archives for June 2013

South & West District Striking Competition

The newly formed South & West District of the Middlesex County Association and London Diocesan Guild held its 6 bell striking competition at Norwood Green on Sunday 9th June; the bells were cast by Gillett & Johnston in 1909 and have plain bearings, well greased for the occasion. Seven teams entered and kept their 240 changes to Grandsire or Plain Bob Doubles.   The judge, John Harrison from Wokingham, said every band found it difficult to get a rhythm from these bells but some bands … [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...]