Ringing World 5086 (17 October 2008)
Front page: A family link with the past and the first true peal of Stedman Triples, by Valerie Payne.
The quarter peal rung at St Giles-in-the-Fields, Holborn, prior to Holy Communion on Corpus Christi was also to commemorate the first true peal of Stedman Triples, which was rung in this tower on the 22nd May, 1799.
A is for alphabet, by Simon Linford. One of the problems with dictionaries is that they don't necessarily help with real life. If for instance you are planning a long weekend in Riga, Websters English-Lithuanian may be the seminal translational work, but Lonely Planet’s "Top 10 Handy Phrases" is more likely to get you from the airport to the town centre pavement bar and help you order a round of beers....
Young ringers’ views on a young ringers’ day out. The Winchester District of the W&P held a young ringers’ day on Friday, 29th August 2008. The report is an amalgamation of accounts written by some of the young attendees – Chloe (age 9), Charlotte and Harriet (age 10) and Rosemary (age 15).
Salisbury Branch young ringers’ day - Following an increase in young ringer numbers at several towers in the Branch the committee decided to hold a young ringers’ day.
4,000th Peal Congratulations - Two prominent ringers achieve this momentous landmark simultaneously in the same performance.
The Irish Question: has the answer been found? by David Adams. There I was ready to put my feet up and take things easy, when I was cajoled into becoming the Press Officer of the Chester Diocesan Guild. Now, I have just retired from the noble position of pedagogue and suddenly here I am skulking in society’s gutter, alongside other ne’er-do-wells such as politicians and estate agents.....
Ringing Trends Committee. The data collected to date, covering approximately 12% of the ringing population, indicates that the age profile is now very top heavy....
Silencing bells for instruction – Part II. The concluding part of this article.
Targets, Challenges, Housework – and Bellringing, by "Oddstruck". One Sunday earlier this year I was enjoying a peaceful and solitary breakfast in the conservatory. It was a beautiful spring day; the sun was shining, birds were singing and the only other sound was the ticking of the clock.
Celebrating "Lovely Lincolnshire" – in yellow! Wednesday, 1st October was Lincolnshire Day