Thursday 23rd May 2024


What's On

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May

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Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Friday 24th

Wine Tasting.Drinkstone Village Hall
7pm. A fun evening (led by Jonathan Williamson from SMLT, Ipswich), raising funds for the Drinkstone Bell Restoration project.
For further details see https://www.drinkstonevillage.co.uk/allsaints/bells-restoration-project/
All welcome!

Saturday 25th

SW District Practice.Edwardstone (6)
7pm - 8.30pm
All very welcome
Contact: , 01787 277704

Friday 31st

Surprise Major Practice.Offton
Methods of Focus: Cornwall and Standard Eight
Details
Contact:

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June

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Saturday 1st

SE District Ringing. - Moving up the numbers!
At Earl Stonham (6)
Ringing: 10.30 - 11.45am
Opportunities for minor - rounds, call changes, plain hunt, methods.
Toilet facilities.

At Stonham Aspal (10).
Ringing: 11.30am - 12.30pm.
Opportunities to take it to triples, major, caters at Stonham Aspal .... depending on the weather!
Toilet facilities.

Refreshments served from 10am at Stonham Aspal church ..... eat and drink, to gain strength before, in-between and after ringing the bells at the 'Stonhams'!
Parking at Broughton Hall - follow the signposts.
Contact:

Wednesday 5th

First peal of Kent Treble Bob Major.
5th June 1774 at St Nicholas, Leeds, Kent.

Thursday 6th

Ringing out for Peace.
80th Anniversary of D-Day
Web site

Saturday 8th

The Ridgman Trophy.St Andrew's, Biggleswade
Ringing from 10am.
Poster with details of refreshments and parking.
Website

NE District Outing.
District outing during the afternoon to:
Wickham Skeith, 2 to 2.45pm
Gislingham, 3 to 3.50pm and
Redgrave, 4.15 to 5pm.
Please bring your own refreshments with you if you think you’d like sustenance during the afternoon. There are WCs at Gislingham and Redgrave. All very welcome.
Contact: , 07810 836303

NW District Practice.St Mary the Virgin, Lakenheath (6)
10am - 12 noon.
Contact: , 07502 997110

Saturday 15th

National 12-bell Striking Contest final.Chilcompton
Website

Sunday 16th

RSPCA founded.
16th June 1824.

Friday 21st

Suffolk Day.
Website

Saturday 22nd

SW District Striking Competition.Higham
Method and Call Change Competitions - draw at 2.15pm.
No parking on the drive leading to the church. Please park in the field as indicated.
There will be a Bring & Share Tea.
All very welcome, even if you just wish to come along to support your team. There will be an official reserve available.
The Rules and full details will be sent by email to all District Members.
Any queries:
Contact: , 01787 277704

Sunday 23rd

Guild Management Committee.Stowupland Church Hall
Contact: , 07810 836303

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July

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Friday 5th - Sunday 14th July

NE District Quarter Peal Challenge.
If you would like to ring a new method, consolidate an existing method, or be a steady ringer in a band of less experienced ringers, please do get in touch with Philip.
Contact: , 01986 875354

Saturday 6th

NW District Outing.Central Cambridge
Contact: , 07502 997110

Ringing World National Youth Contest.London
Website

Saturday 13th

SE District Ringing Outing.North-East Essex
Ardleigh: 09:30 - 10:25
Great Bromley: 10:45 - 11:45
Great Bentley: 12:00 - 12:45
Great Holland: 14:30 - 15:30
Kirby-le-Soken: 15:45 - 16:45
Contact:

Open Day in South Essex.
9am - 8pm.
10 bell towers, 8 bell towers, 6 bell towers, 5 bell towers and possibly even a 3 bell tower open in the Southern District of the Essex Association to celebrate the EACR's youngest district - 55 years old this year!
Starting at Leigh-on-Sea and finishing at South Benfleet.
Facebook page.

Friday 26th

Surprise Major Practice.Helmingham
Details
Contact:

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August

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Saturday 3rd

SE District Ringing.Wickham Market (6).
AM.
Contact:

Open Tower Day.St Edmund's, Southwold
11am - 4pm.
All welcome.
No charge.
Donations accepted.
Contact: , 01502 723781, 07908 394649

Saturday 10th

NE District Ringing Meeting.
District ringing, picnic and walk (TBC).
Contact: , 07810 836303

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September

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Saturday 7th

SE District QP Ringing.Shotley Peninsula
Harkstead, St Mary [6]
Holbrook, All Saints [6]
Stutton, St Peter [6]
Tattingstone, St Mary the Virgin [6]
QP's starting at 11.00 and 15.00hrs.
Pub lunch.
Please get in touch with Hal if there is a method you are planning to learn by September and would welcome the opportunity to ring in a QP.
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Saturday 14th

NE District Mini-ring Practice.Halesworth church
Date now 14th September
The mini ring will be available during the week leading up to 14th September. Contact Philip for more details and to arrange to use it.
Contact: , 01986 875354

NW District Practice.St Andrew, Wickham Skeith (6)
10am - 12 noon.
Contact: , 07502 997110

Friday 27th

Surprise Major Practice.Framlingham
Details
Contact:

Saturday 28th

NW District Open Day.
Appx 30 towers to be open across the district.
Contact: , 07502 997110

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October

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Saturday 5th

SE District Ringing.

Contact:

Saturday 12th

NE District Ringing Meeting.Mendham (6)
2 to 4pm
Ringing followed by refreshments (tea and cake).
Contact: , 07810 836303

NW District Annual Meeting.All Saints, Hopton (8)
3 - 8pm.
Afternoon Meeting & ADM with Bring & Share Tea.
Contact: , 01638 718801, 07887 964821

Sunday 20th

Guild Management Committee.Stowupland Church Hall
Contact: , 07810 836303

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November

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Saturday 2nd

SE District Ringing.Felixstowe (8)
2.30 - 4pm.
Contact:

Saturday 9th

NE Annual District Meeting.Southwold (8)
Ringing, service, tea and meeting.
More details to follow.
Contact: , 07810 836303

NW District Quarter Peal Fortnight.
9th – 24th November.
Contact: , 07502 997110

Saturday 9th

NW District Practice.St Mary the Virgin, Redgrave (6)
10am - 12noon
Contact: , 07502 997110

Wednesday 20th

St Edmund's Day.

Friday 29th

Surprise Major Practice.TBC
Details
Contact:

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December

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Saturday 7th

SE Annual District Meeting.
Contact:

Saturday 14th

NW District Practice.St Margaret, Westhorpe (6)
10am - 12noon,
followed by Bring & Share lunch for Christmas.
Contact: , 07502 997110

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February

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 15th

George W Pipe 12 Bell Competition.Bishop's Stortford
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April

Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre What's On

Saturday 26th

Guild AGM.SE District