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Sunday 24th September 2017


What's On

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September

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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

Wednesday 27th

200th Anniversary of the birth of Hiram R Revels.
1st African American US senator.

Friday 29th

Cretingham Charity Golf Day.Seckford Golf Club
To raise funds for the Cretingham Peace Bell project.
Entry form.
Poster
Contact: Tel. 01728 685520, Mobile: 07960 997480

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October

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Monday 2nd

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

Wednesday 4th

60th Anniversary of the launch of Sputnik.
World's first satellite.

Beccles 10 Bell Practice.Beccles
7.30pm.
This practice replaces the ten bell practice postponed from September. All welcome. Rounds and call changes. Focus method will be Kent Treble Bob Royal (3 leads).
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

Saturday 7th

SE District Practice.Ashbocking
4 - 5.30pm The focus will be on good striking and listening skills for all abilities.
Everyone is welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01473 747008, Mobile: 07837 275817

Monday 9th

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 10th

Pulham Market & Scole.
11am - midday Pulham Market (8)
2 - 3pm Scole (6)
All welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01394 411355

Saturday 14th

NE District Building blocks (hunting/ places/dodging/fishtails etc.).Worlingham
10am - noon.
Plain hunters for whom Plain Bob is a little daunting. Also Plain Bobbers who would like to get to grips with how to ring other stuff.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

NW District Annual Meeting.Buxhall
3 - 4pm Ringing.
4.30 - 5pm Service.
5 - 5.45pm Bring and share tea
6pm Meeting,
followed by evening ringing.
Contact: Tel. 01284 700490

Monday 16th - Sunday 29th October

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

Tuesday 17th

Norman Tower Breakthrough Practice.The Norman Tower, Bury St Edmunds
Plain Royal (Plain & Little Bob)
For people currently ringing Plain Bob or Little Bob Major.
Poster
Contact: Tel. 01284 700490

Friday 20th

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

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

Wednesday 1st

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

Saturday 4th

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

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 District Annual Meeting.Halesworth
3pm onwards.
Focus on good striking.
Follow up to the September day, followed by local democracy.
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

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.Boxford
pm & evening
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

150th Anniversary of Alfred Nobel patenting dynamite.

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

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.
I now have a provisional date for this course to run in Ipswich.
Please could anyone who is interested in doing this course contact me by return email to register their interest. Places will be limited but I would like to give priority to SE District members. If you have previously expressed interest in this please do not assume that I have remembered - you must contact me now to get on the list for this course!
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