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Sunday 22nd October 2017


What's On

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October

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Monday 16th - Sunday 29th October

SE District Quarter Peal Fortnight.
Contact: Tel. 01473 747008, Mobile: 07837 275817

Sunday 22nd

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

Tuesday 24th

Halesworth Triples/Major practice.Halesworth
7.30pm.
Improving 8-bell change ringing from Plain Hunt up to simple Surprise Major.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

Saturday 28th

SW District Practice.Little Thurlow
3 - 4.30pm.
Contact: Tel. 01284 830436

Sunday 29th

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

Tuesday 31st

500th Anniversary of Martin Luther's Ninety Five Themes.
Began the Protestant Reformation.

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November

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Wednesday 1st

Beccles 10 Bell Practice.Beccles
7.30pm.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

Friday 3rd

Sproughton Bonfire, Fireworks & BBQ.Millenium Green, Sproughton
7pm BBQ.
7.15pm Bonfire.
8pm Fireworks.
All proceeds to All Saints, Sproughton, Church funds.
Admission by donation: adults, £5; Children, £2, Under 4s free.
Parking available - see poster for details.
Poster

Saturday 4th

SE District Outing.South Essex
9.45am - 5.30pm Six towers.
Details
Contact: Tel. 01473 747008, Mobile: 07837 275817

Sunday 5th

Recruitment & Training Committee Meeting.The Kings Arms, Stowmarket
Contact: Tel. 01284 700490

Monday 6th

Hopton Practice.Hopton
7.30 - 9pm.
All Welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01359 221722

Saturday 11th

NW District Practice.Thornham Magna
10 - 11am Quarter Peal.
11am - 12pm Open Ringing.
Contact: Tel. 01284 700490

NE Annual District Meeting.St Mary's Halesworth and St Mary's Church Hall, Steeple End, Halesworth IP19 8LL
2.30 pm onwards - Focus on good striking and local democracy in action.
2.30 pm to 4 pm Open ringing and web-based ringing sideshows in Church.
4 pm to 4.30 pm Service.
4.30 pm to 6.30 pm (latest) Bring and Share Tea and Annual District Meeting.
Agenda.
ADM Minutes, 12/11/2016.

Contact: Tel. , Mobile: 07810 836303

Monday 13th

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 14th

2nd Tuesday Ringing.Horringer & Thurston
11am - midday Horringer (8)
2 - 3pm Thurston (6)
All welcome
Contact: Tel. 01394 411355

Friday 17th

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

Tuesday 21st

Norman Tower Breakthrough Practice.The Norman Tower, Bury St Edmunds
Treble Bob & Simple Surprise Royal
For people currently ringing Kent TB Major and Yorkshie S Major.
Poster
Contact: Tel. 01284 700490

Thursday 23rd

100th Anniversary of Bell ringing to mark initial British success in the Battle of Cambrai.
The only time ringing was allowed during the war. The first tank battle.

Saturday 25th

SW District Annual Meeting.St Mary the Virgin, Boxford
3 - 4.15pm Ringing.
4.30 - 5.15pm Service.
6pm Tea & Meeting in the hall over the road from the church.
Bring & share tea.
This is your district meeting so please come along & show your support, hope to see as many as possible.
Contact: Tel. 01284 830436

150th Anniversary of Alfred Nobel patenting dynamite.

Sunday 26th

Rededication Service.Southwold
10.25am Ringing.
11am Service of Rededication for the completed church.
Contact: Tel. 01502 723781

Celebratory Evensong.Southwold
5.25pm Ringing.
6pm Celebratory Evensong.
Contact: Tel. 01502 723781

Tuesday 28th

Halesworth Triples/Major practice.Halesworth
7.30pm.
Improving 8-bell change ringing from Plain Hunt up to simple Surprise Major.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

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December

Saturday 2nd

SE District Annual General Meeting.

Monday 4th

Hopton Practice.Hopton
7.30 - 9pm.
All Welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01359 221722

Saturday 9th

NE District Raising and Lowering.Rumburgh
10am - noon.
Everyone finds this difficult - the hardest bit of ringing, either singly or in peal.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

Service of Thanksgiving.Reydon
2pm Open ringing,
3pm Service of thanksgiving to mark the 21st anniversary of the dedication of the bells,
followed by refreshments and open ringing.
Contact: Tel. 01502 723927

Monday 11th

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

Saturday 16th

Ipswich Christmas Ringing.
Contact: Tel. 01394 411355

Tuesday 26th

Halesworth Triples/Major practice.Halesworth
7.30pm.
Improving 8-bell change ringing from Plain Hunt up to simple Surprise Major.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

2018

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January

Monday 8th

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

Thursday 11th

NE District General ringing and tower liaison meeting.Yoxford
6 - 8pm.
An hour’s ringing followed by the annual feedback/planning session, aiming to get Sat Jan 13 Fressingfield 10am-12noon * at least one representative of each band at one of the two meetings.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

Saturday 13th

NE District General ringing and tower liaison meeting.Fressingfield
10am - noon.
An hour’s ringing followed by the annual feedback/planning session, aiming to get at least one representative of each band at one of the two meetings.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

Tuesday 23rd

Halesworth Triples/Major practice.Halesworth
7.30pm.
Improving 8-bell change ringing from Plain Hunt up to simple Surprise Major.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

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.Polstead
3 - 4.30pm
Contact: Tel. 01284 830436

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February

Saturday 17th

Essex & Suffolk 12-Bell Striking Competition.

Saturday 24th

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

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April

Saturday 7th

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

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June

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.Cambridge
Web site

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August

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.

2019

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June

Saturday 22nd

National 12-bell Striking Contest.Exeter
Web site