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Saturday 16th December 2017


What's On

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December

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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

Thursday 21st

Young Ringers Christmas Outing.
Christmas Outing for Young Ringers and helpers providing transport only.
10:30 - 11:15 Great Barton
11:45 - 12:30 Horringer
14:30 - 15:15 Tostock
Contact: Tel. , Mobile: 07860 288086

Friday 22nd

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

Tuesday 26th

No Practice @ Halesworth.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

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January

Wednesday 3rd

Beccles 10 Bell Practice.Beccles Bell Tower
7.30pm Stedman Caters, Plain Hunt on 9 and Call Changes.
All welcome.
Contact: Tel. 01502 581620

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

Tuesday 9th

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

Thursday 11th

NE District General ringing and tower liaison meeting.Yoxford
6 - 7pm An hour’s ringing.
7pm The annual feedback/planning session in Yoxford Village Hall, IP17 3HN, aiming to get at least one representative of each band at one of the two meetings.
Flyer
Contact: Tel. , Mobile: 07810 836303

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
10 - 11am An hour’s ringing.
11am The annual feedback/planning session in Sancroft Hall, IP21 5PN, aiming to get at least one representative of each band at one of the two meetings.
Flyer
Contact: Tel. , Mobile: 07810 836303

ART Teacher Training.Hadleigh
Handling Confidence (silenced bells)
Contact: Tel. 01359 242604

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. 01359 242604

SW District Practice.Bures
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

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 10th - Sunday 18th February

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

Saturday 10th

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

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..

Saturday 24th

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

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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

Saturday 10th

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

Saturday 24th

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

Saturday 31st

SW District Practice.Sudbury, St Gregory's
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 to Dedicate St Margaret's Bells.Ipswich, St Margaret's

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May

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

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July

Wednesday 11th

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

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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

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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.

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
7.30 - 9pm.
Contact: Tel. 01284 830436

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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
7.30 - 9pm.
Contact: Tel. 01284 830436

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June

Saturday 22nd

National 12-bell Striking Contest.Exeter
Web site