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Saturday 25th June 2022


What's On

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June

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Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Friday 24th

200th anniversary of Charles Babbage's proposal for a difference engine.
In a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society.

Saturday 25th

National 12-bell Striking Contest.Guildford
Website

NE District Ringing Meeting.Southwold
2.30 to 4.30pm Ringing.
No formal meeting, just the chance to catch up with old friends and new. If there are new members seeking election, then they will be proposed/seconded and voted upon.
There is no Bring and Share tea but tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.
All are very welcome. This is your chance to come along and ring on this easy 8.
All abilities will be catered for.
Contact: , 07810 836303

SW District Practice.Stoke By Clare (6 bells)
7.30 - 9.00pm
Contact: , 01787 227116

Sunday 26th

Guild Management Committee.Zoom
2pm
Agenda
Contact: , 07810 836303

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July

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Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 2nd

Ringing World National Youth Contest.Exeter
Website

SE District Practice.Dennington
18.30 to 20.00hrs
Ringing opportunities provided during the practice for everyone - rounds, call changes, plain and surprise methods.
Contact: , 01728 860323

Friday 8th

Memorial Service for Don Price.St Margaret's Church, Reydon
11am.

Saturday 9th

NW District Practice.Wickham Skeith (6)
10am - 12noon.
Contact: , 01449 770483

Tuesday 12th

Mid-week Ringing.Bures & Little Cornard
11am to 12 noon Bures
2.15 - 3pm Little Cornard
Contact Sally for lunch booking one week before please.
Contact: , 01473 743596

Wednesday 13th

Veterans Afternoon.Debenham
Bells and cups of tea from 2pm.
Tea 4.30pm.
All Welcome.
Contact: , 01728 860323

Monday 18th

150th anniversary of the the introduction secret ballots in Britain.
No further Poll Books produced.

Saturday 23rd

George W Pipe Thanksgiving Event.St Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich
There will be an Exhibition of Georges life's Work in the church which will be open to all from 10.30am to 5.30pm. and
a Service of Evensong at 3.30pm.

SW District Practice.Nayland (6 bells)
7.30 - 9.00pm.
Contact: , 01787 227116

Thursday 28th - Monday 8th August

Commonwealth Games.

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August

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 13th

NE District Ringing Outing to Norfolk.
2.30 to 4.30pm Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre, Norwich, NR2 1QQ.
This is an opportunity to try out the excellent simulator facility at St Peter Mancroft. Perhaps some shopping or sightseeing in the fine city of Norwich beforehand? Ringers will be asked to make a small donation to the Centre.
4.45 to 6pm (timings may be subject to slight change) Saxlingham Nethergate 8 (7 - 3 - 37). NR15 1TD.
Everyone is very welcome, with all abilities catered for.
Contact: , 07810 836303

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September

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th September

125th Annual meeting of the Central Council.Nottingham Trent University
Details

Saturday 3rd

NE District Striking Competition.Wissett
Followed by Bring and Share Tea and Quarterly Meeting in Wissett Village Hall.
Timings (afternoon) still to be confirmed.
This will be a competition designed to accommodate the long break from ringing, and a chance for bands with less experience, as well as the more expert bands, to compete.
Contact: , 01986 875354

Tuesday 6th

500th anniversary of the first ship known to have circumnavigated the world.
The Victoria, one of the ships that survived Magellan's expedition.

Saturday 10th

NW District Practice.Elveden (8)
10am - 12 noon.
Contact: , 01638 718801, 07887 964821

Saturday 24th

Guild 8-bell Striking Competition & Social.Offton and Offton & Willisham Village Hall
8-bell Striking Competition:
Draw: 10.00hrs
Contact: Katharine Salter 07776 148450

Guild Social:
10.00 - 15.00hrs [tbc]
The SE District would like to welcome you to a social gathering offering a range of activities for you to enjoy on the day.
We hope there is something for everyone.
Eat, drink and socialise! - including refreshments and lunch.
Get active! - including circular walks to explore the countryside.
Fun and games! - including challenges, hunting for treasure & a bell themed competition.
Contact: Elizabeth Christian.

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October

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 8th

NW District Outing.Essex
Postponed from 9th July. All TBC.
10.00 Helions Bumpstead, St Andrew
11.00 Ridgewell, St Laurence
12.00 Toppesfield, St Margaret of Antioch

LUNCH (own arrangements, suggested places:
Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield, CO9 4DR (Community pub)
Waggon & Horses, Great Yeldham
Petal's Tearoom Great Yeldham
Wheatsheaf, Castle Hedingham)

2.30 Castle Hedingham, St Nicholas
3.30 Gestingthorpe, St Mary the Virgin
4.30 Belchamp St Paul, St Andrew
Contact: , 01449 770483

NW District Annual Meeting.Stowmarket (10)
3 - 8pm.
Contact: , 01638 718801, 07887 964821

Sunday 23rd

Guild Management Committee.
Contact: , 07810 836303

Wednesday 26th

200th anniversary of the first peal of Cambridge Surprise Royal.
All Saints, Wakefield.

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November

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 12th

NE Annual District Meeting.Fressingfield
Contact: , 07810 836303

NW District Annual Meeting.Buxhall (8)
3 - 8pm Afternoon meeting & ADM.
Contact: , 01638 718801, 07887 964821

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December

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 3rd

SE Annual District Meeting.
Contact: , 01473 890767

Saturday 10th

NW District Practice.Pakenham (6)
10am - 12 noon, Ringing.
Followed by Bring & Share lunch for Christmas.
Contact: , 01638 718801, 07887 964821

2023

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February

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Sunday 12th

Guild Management Committee.
Contact: , 07810 836303

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March

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 25th

Guild Centenary Dinner.
Contact: , 07810 836303

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April

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 15th

Guild AGM.Beccles
Contact: , 07810 836303

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May

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 20th

Guild 6-bell Striking Competitions.NW District
Contact: , 07776 148450

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June

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 17th

The Ridgman Trophy.Peterborough Diocesan Guild
Web site

Wednesday 21st

Suffolk Day.
Web site

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September

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd September

126th Annual meeting of the Central Council.Ipswich