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Thursday 23rd November 2017


What's On

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November

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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.

Friday 24th

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

Saturday 25th

SW Annual District 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

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Saturday 2nd

SE Annual District Meeting.Easton, Kettleburgh & Brandeston
2.30 - 3.30pm Ringing at Easton.
3.30 - 4.30pm Ringing at Kettleburgh, Please park in the road only.
4.30 - 5pm Service at Kettleburgh.
5 - 6pm Tea at Brandeston Village Hall followed by ADM. (No ringing at Brandeston due to cracked bell.)
Names for tea to Jane, please.
Ringing Master's Report
Contact: Tel. 01394 411355

Monday 4th

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

Saturday 9th

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

NW District Christmas Social.Lakenheath
10am - midday Ringing
Followed by Social - Please bring a plate of Christmas Food.
Contact: Tel. 01359 221722

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

Tuesday 12th

2nd Tuesday Ringing.Dennington & Framlingham
10 - 10.45am Dennington (6)
11am - midday Framlingham (8)
Please note timings!
All welcome.
Lunch at The Mill House - Saxtead.
Please let Peter have your menu choices no later than 5th December?
Menu
Contact: Tel. 01394 411355

Saturday 16th

Ipswich Christmas Ringing.
11.45am - 12.15pm.
Towers open:
    St Mary-le-Tower,
    St Lawrence,
    St Matthews,
    St Clements and
    St Nicolas.

Ringers wishing to ring at certain towers to contact me.
St Margaret's is not available yet but after-ringing coffee/tea and biscuits will be served from there. Again no parking at St Margaret's School due to building works.
Contact: Tel. 01394 411355

Friday 22nd

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

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

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January

Saturday 6th

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

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

NW District Meeting/Meal.The Norman Tower & The Bunbury Arms, Great Barton
10am Ringing at the Norman Tower.
11.45am - 12.30pm Business meeting in the Norman Tower.
1pm Carvery lunch £8.95 at The Bunbury Arms, Great Barton.
Names for lunch to Ruth by Sat 6th January please.
All welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01359 221722

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

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

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

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.

Saturday 17th

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

Friday 23rd

Leiston 8 Bell Practice.Leiston
7.30 - 9pm - Every 4th Friday.
Everyone welcome..

Saturday 24th

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

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March

Saturday 3rd

Guild Dinner.The Blackbourne, Elmswell, IP30 9UH
7 for 7.30.
Contact: Tel. 01473 833542, Mobile: 07554 014695

Sunday 4th

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

Tuesday 20th

St Edmund's Day.

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June

Saturday 22nd

National 12-bell Striking Contest.Exeter
Web site