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...]

N&E Third Saturdays

As always, the North and East District has an activity on the third Saturday of every month to bring ringers together and we have now defined the third Saturday activities for the next few months so please mark these dates in your diary. 20th May - Six bell striking competition at St Mary Magdalene Enfield 17th June - full day outing to Reading 15th July - local afternoon outing for Learners 19th August - half day outing for summer sun 16th September - Open House … [Read more...]

Two Significant Quarter Peals in opposite corners of the Association

On 22 & 24 February 2 Quarter Peals were scored in opposite corners of the Association. Sonia Field conducted a Quarter Peal of Plain Bob Doubles on World Thinking Day which was Jo’s first quarter as treble and Luke’s first on an inside bell at Harrow Weald in the North West corner of the Association. World Thinking Day band A couple of days later in the far South East of the Association Louise Booth conducted a Quarter Peal of Flying Scotsman Doubles which gave Edward his … [Read more...]

S&W District Outing

The South & West District Outing is on Saturday 5th November and is to towers in the Henley area. Full details are in the calendar entry. … [Read more...]

London Bell Ringers’ Advent Carol Service

This is being held at St John's Church, Waterloo Road, on Tuesday 29th November from 1930 with ringing before from 1830. … [Read more...]

125 years of the Middlesex County Association

On Sunday 9th October Association general ringing at Christ Church, Isle of Dogs included some ringing to celebrate 125 years of the Middlesex County Association (as formed in 1897). We rang called changes to 12573468 (similar to Queens but keeping the 2 after the 1 instead of the 3) and we rang 125 changes of Grandsire Triples in a touch called by Martin Clode after some fast learning to memorise the calls. Every tower can find an occasion to ring for the 125 year anniversary and record it … [Read more...]

Lying in state of HM Queen Elizabeth

Memorial ringing for the death of Queen Elizabeth II and ringing to mark the proclamation of King Charles III have involved ringers across London with performances varying from tolling a single bell to fully muffled peals. With more ringing to come on Monday you can see some of the records already posted to Bellboard The Ringing World have asked that performances are added by the end of Thursday 22nd September so that they can be printed in a souvenir edition by the end of the month. If you need … [Read more...]

Bell News 111 September 2022

The September issue of Bell News is now available on the Association Info page, under Newsletter. It contains articles on activity in the London area, and a useful calendar guide to ringing practices and events. … [Read more...]