There will not be a practice at Warmington tomorrow Friday August 16 th.
The date of the Branch tour is rapidly approaching. All the details of the towers and timings can be found in the events section of the petbells web site.
If you would like to join the tour but have not already replied please could you let me know as it greatly helps planning if we know how many people to expect.
If you would like to book lunch at the Blue Ball, Braunston, please have a look at the menu which Hilary has posted earlier and then send me your order. The last date that we can submit orders is Saturday August 10th so I would appreciate your reply by Friday August 9th at the latest. Any orders received after this date will not be processed.
To contact me directly please click here
Thank you for your co-operation and I look forward to seeing many of you soon.
All best wishes
Northampton Branch are offering a striking and listening workshop at St Mary, Dallington on August 3rd. There will be a combination of theory and practical sessions and a fun striking competition.
The cost is £10 plus refreshments
2pm theory, practical, fun, socialising and refreshments
If you are interested in joining this workshop or would like more details please email Jennie :
The next Guild 10 bell practice will take place on Saturday June 29th 10.30 -12.30 at KETTERING (NN15 OAN). Methods to include Bristol S Royal.
The next practice after that will be on Saturday August 31st. Details nearer the time.
Just a reminder that the Guild AGM is taking place on JUNE 8th
2.30-3.30 Open ringing at BELTON, LE15 9JU
Six bells 10-0-24
Open ringing 3.30-4.15 at UPPINGHAM, LE15 9TJ
8 bells 14-2-2
SEATON, LE15 9HR, 4-4.30pm
6 bells 10-0-21
Service at SEATON, followed by tea in village hall and AGM
Your opportunity to vote for Guild officers
Evening ringing at SEATON.
All are welcome.
Just a reminder that our Branch is hosting the Guild Spring Meeting and 6 bell striking competition on Saturday April 27th.
Events start with open ringing at NASSINGTON at 2pm
At 3pm competition ringing will begin in COTTERSTOCK
From 3pm onwards afternoon tea will be available in the village hall which is a short walk away from church. There is ample parking in the field next to the church and a small amount of parking at the village hall. ( Please don’t block the narrow lane leading to the church as it is used by farm vehicles)
After the competition there will be open ringing at Cotterstock.
If you would like to enter a team please contact Simon Dixon:
Competition rules can be found at:
Please book your tea ( cost £6 ) to help us with numbers for catering. To book tea please click here
Cotterstock village are doing the teas and they have a reputation for excellence so it should be well worth while coming for tea and open ringing even if you don’t want to to enter the competition! Both Nassington and Cotterstock bells have been recently refurbished and augmented and they are both lovely places to ring.
Looking forward to seeing you soon –
Dates for your diary:
There are two new events now listed, an afternoon tea & ringing outing on September 22nd and a workshop on October 5th for those wishing to progress from bob doubles to bob minor. All events are listed in the EVENTS section of the web site where you will also find all the details of timings and locations as and when they are confirmed.
Programme of Events – 2019/20
|2019||Event and Location||Time|
|March||1st||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30|
|April||5th||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30pm|
|April||27th||Guild Spring Festival at Cotterstock||afternoon|
|May||3rd||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30pm|
|June||7th||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30pm|
|June||9th||Ringing at the cathedral||2pm|
|July||5th||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30pm|
|July||13th||Bob Minor – conducting workshop|
|Sept||6th||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30pm|
|Sept||22nd||Afternoon tea ringing outing|
|Oct||4th||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30pm|
|Oct||5th||Bob Minor workshop|
|Oct||27th||Ringing at the Cathedral||pm|
|Nov||2nd||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30pm|
|Nov||23rd||Cambridge minor workshop|
|Dec||6th||8 bell practice at Castor||7.30pm|
Guild events: Spring festival: April 27th Peterborough Branch
AGM: June 8th Rutland Branch Summer Festival: September 21st Wellingborough Branch