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Tuesday 23rd January 2018


What's On

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January

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Tuesday 23rd

Halesworth Triples/Major practice.Halesworth
7.30pm.
Improving 8-bell change ringing from Plain Hunt up to simple Surprise Major.
Contact: Tel. 01986 875354

Friday 26th

Leiston 8 Bell Practice.Leiston
7.30 - 9pm - Every 4th Friday.
Everyone welcome..
Contact: Tel. 01728 832622

Saturday 27th

ART Module 1 Course.
The ART M1 course in Ipswich on 27/1/18 is now full.
Anyone still interested in doing this course should contact me in case we can find enough for another course, possibly further west in Suffolk.
Contact: Tel. 01473 747008, Mobile: 07837 275817

SW District Practice.Lavenham
3 - 4.30pm
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Burns Night.Sproughton Church Hall
7.30pm
  Piping in & addressing the Haggis
  Harggis, Neeps & Tatties
  Quiz
  Raffle
  Free glass of punch
  BYO drink
Tickets £15 from 26 Lower Street or contact below.
Proceeds to All Saints Church Funds and to the Suffolk Guild Bell Restoration Fund.
Poster
Contact: Tel. 01473 742766

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February

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Saturday 3rd

SE District Practice.Felixstowe
3.30 - 5pm
All welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01473 747008, Mobile: 07837 275817

Tuesday 6th

100th Anniversary of Women first getting the vote in Britain.

Friday 9th

Ringing World National Youth Contest.
Entries close at noon.
Web site

Saturday 10th - Sunday 18th February

Guild Peal Week.
Contact: Tel. , Mobile: 07756 796950

Saturday 10th

NW District Practice.Tostock
10 - 11am Quarter Peal,
followed by open practice until 12 midday.
Contact: Tel. 01284 700490

SW District ART Teacher Training.Woolpit
Foundation Skills. Place making/dodging.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

NE District Quarterly Meeting.Reydon
2.30 - 4pm Ringing
4pm Bring and Share Tea,
followed by meeting.
The 2018 District Ringing Programme will be agreed at this meeting.
Contact: Tel. , Mobile: 07810 836303

Monday 12th

Bungay 8 Bell Practice.Bungay
7.30pm Improving 8 bell change ringing from Plain Hunt up to simple Surprise Major.
Contact: Tel. 01508 548750

Tuesday 13th

2nd Tuesday Ringing.Bardwell & Rickinghall Superior
11am - midday Bardwell (8)
2 - 3pm Rickinghall Superior (6) (tbc)
All welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01394 411355

Friday 16th

Helmingham Monthly Practice.Helmingham
7.30 - 9pm
All welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01728 860323

Saturday 17th

Essex & Suffolk 12-Bell Striking Contest.The Norman Tower, Bury St Edmunds

Guild Management Committee.
Contact: Tel. 01473 833542, Mobile: 07554 014695

Friday 23rd

Leiston 8 Bell Practice.Leiston
7.30 - 9pm - Every 4th Friday.
Everyone welcome..
Contact: Tel. 01728 832622

Saturday 24th

SW District Practice.Hadleigh
3 - 4.30pm.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Tuesday 27th

Halesworth Triples/Major practice.Halesworth
7.30pm Improving 8 bell change ringing from Plain Hunt up to simple Surprise Major.
Contact: Tel. 01986 875354

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March

Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th March

Making a Difference.Royston
Open to everyone - organised by ART.
Book tickets at www.ringingteachers.org/.
Agenda & conference details

Saturday 3rd

Viewing of St Margaret's Bells.Ipswich, St Margaret's
10am - 2pm The restored bells will be on general view at the back of the church.

95th Anniversary Guild Dinner.The Blackbourne, Elmswell, IP30 9UH
7 for 7.30pm.
Tickets £26 from the Guild Treasurer - see Details.
Details
Contact: Tel. 01379 788737

Sunday 4th

Recruitment & Training Committee Meeting.
Contact: Tel. 01284 700490

Saturday 10th

SW District ART Teacher Training.Edwardstone
Raise and Lower in small steps (silenced bells).
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Friday 16th

Helmingham Monthly Practice.Helmingham
7.30 - 9pm
All welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01728 860323

Saturday 24th

SW District Practice.Glemsford
3 - 4.30pm.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Saturday 31st

SW District Practice.Sudbury, St Peter
7.30 - 9pm.
Contact: Tel. 01284 830436

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April

Sunday 1st

100th Anniversary of the Formation of the Royal Air Force.

Saturday 7th

Guild AGM.NW District
Contact: Tel. 01473 833542, Mobile: 07554 014695

Monday 23rd

St George's Day.

Saturday 28th

SW District Practice.Monks Eleigh
7.30 - 9pm.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Sunday 29th

Service of Celebration to Mark the End of the Heritage Lottery Fund Project.Ipswich, St Margaret's
3pm Service of Celebration
Light refreshments in church after the service and the bells will be available.

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May

Saturday 5th

SE District Striking Competition.
Contact: Tel. 01473 747008, Mobile: 07837 275817

Thursday 10th

200th Anniversary fo the Death of Paul Revere.
American patriot and bell founder.

Saturday 12th

NE District Striking Competion.
Contact: Tel. 01986 875354

Saturday 19th

Guild Striking Competitions.SE District
Contact: Tel. , Mobile: 07756 796950

Saturday 26th

SW District Practice.Drinkstone
7.30 - 9pm.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

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June

Saturday 9th

SW District General Training.Woolpit
Raise/ Lower in Peal: building up from 3 bells.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Saturday 16th

Ridgman Trophy.St Peter's, St Albans
Web site

Guild Management Committee.
Contact: Tel. 01473 833542, Mobile: 07554 014695

Thursday 21st

Suffolk Day.
Celebrate England's finest county with the finest sound; church bells!
Ringing is requested at any time during the day, please let Neal know if you're taking part.
Contact: Tel. 01284 728878, Mobile: 07941 505831

Saturday 23rd

National 12-bell Striking Competition.Great St Mary's Cambridge
Web site

SW District Striking Competition.Cavendish
2.45pm Arrive
3pm Start
Bring and Share Tea.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Saturday 30th

SW District Practice.Sudbury, St Gregory's
7.30 - 9pm.
Contact: Tel. 01284 830436

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July

Saturday 7th

Ringing World National Youth Contest.London
Hosted by the Southwark Cathedral Society of Bellringers.
Closing date for entries is noon on Friday, 9th February.
Web site

Wednesday 11th

27th Annual Veterans' Day.Debenham
All welcome
Contact: Tel. 01728 860323

Friday 20th

200th Anniversary of the Birth of Emil Brontë.
Born 20th July 1818.

Saturday 28th

SW District Mini Outing.
Three towers and a meal.
Contact: Tel. 01787 227116

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August

Wednesday 1st - Friday 31st August

SW District ¼ Peal Month.
Book a date and ask for District/Guild support.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Sunday 26th

300th Anniversary of the first peal of Grandsire Triples.
First peal of Grandsire Triples was rung at St Peter Mancroft, Norwich on 26th August 1718.

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September

Saturday 22nd

SW District Practice.Poslingford
7.30 - 9pm.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Sunday 30th

SW District Practice.Sudbury, St Peter
3 - 4.30pm.
Contact: Tel. 01284 830436

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October

Thursday 18th

Guild Management Committee.
Contact: Tel. 01473 833542, Mobile: 07554 014695

Saturday 27th

SW Annual District Meeting.Woolpit
3 - 4.15pm Ringing
4.15 - 5pm Service
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

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November

Sunday 11th

100th Anniversary of the End of the First World War.

Ringing for Peace -Armistice 100.
Info.

Battle's Over - A Nation's Tribute.
Info.

Saturday 17th

NE Annual District Meeting.
Contact: Tel. , Mobile: 07810 836303

Tuesday 20th

St Edmund's Day.

Saturday 24th

SW District Practice.Long Melford
3 - 4.30pm.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

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January

Saturday 12th

SW District Training.Bildeston
Listening skills.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Saturday 26th

SW District Practice.Lavenham
3 - 4.30pm.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

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February

Saturday 9th

SW District Training.Woolpit
Foundation skills.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

Saturday 23rd

SW District Practice.Sudbury, St Gregory's
3 - 4.30pm.
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

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June

Saturday 22nd

National 12-bell Striking Contest.Exeter
Web site