Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5391 (August 22 2014) and in the two preceding issues


BARBARA HOLDEN. After living with cancer for 18 months, Barbara died on Friday 1 August. Funeral to be held at Holy Trinity, Watermoor (Cirencester) on Wednesday 13 August at 2pm. General ringing from 1pm. Parking available at Watermoor School adjacent to the church.  Refreshments afterwards at the Church Hall.  Donations in lieu of flowers to Sue Ryder Hospice, Leckhampton.                  [6035]

Change of Address


For sale / wanted

CAROL RINGING AND MORE. (38 tunes - £7) and HYMNS AND THINGS (55 tunes - £9), music books in tower-bell number notation fully harmonized for sets of handbells in any key, post free from Don Bedford, Penrhiw, Ciffig, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, SA34 0NG.                   [6037]

University Announcements

OXFORD UNIVERSITY SOCIETY OF CHANGE RINGERS. Congratulates all fresher’s gaining places at Oxford and Oxford Brookes Universities, and invites them to join the OUS. Please come and find us at Freshers’ Fair and come to the Fresher’s practice at St Mary Magdalen (time TBC). Practices Tuesdays 7.45pm at Mary Mag and alternate Mondays 7.30pm at St Thomas. Contact the Master, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or see for more details. All welcome - we look forward to meeting you![3066]

Coming to University in London in September? Congratulations! ULSCR practices are held on Thursdays from 7-8.30pm at St Olave’s, Hart Street (near Tower Hill) starting on 25th September. Freshers Reception (FREE food and drink!) is the 16th October. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or see[3073]

Guild / Association Announcements

Open Days

MUSIC ON HANDBELLS. Come and learn to ring music on handbells. HRGB South West invite you to learn how to use a small range of handbells for making music on Saturday 30th August at Halsway Manor, near Crowcombe, Somerset. No previous experience or musical knowledge required. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01837 52565 for details and a booking form. Half day (morning) £35; full day (including buffet lunch) £55.[2151]



Saturday 30th August, 2014

In aid of the Paul Cattermole Fund (NDA Registered Charity No. 1053715-1)

Watton, St Mary the Virgin  9am  6  7-1-4 TF921009 IP25 6DQ T R
Saham Toney, St George  9.30am  6 13-3-0 TF899020 IP25 7ES T R
Ashill, St Nicholas 10am   8   9-2-0 TF883041 IP25 7AW T R
Holme Hale, St Andrew 10.30am  6 15-0-0 TF887075 IP25 7DR  T R
Necton, All Saints 11am  6 12-0-0 TF878098 PE37 8HT  T
Swaffham, St Peter & St Paul 11.30am  8 15-3-23 TF820090 PE37 7AB T R
Castle Acre, St James 12 noon  6 10-3-16 TF815150  PE32 2AA  T
  Short lunch break      
Litcham, All Saints 1.30pm  6  9-0-0 TF887177 PE32 2NS  
North Elmham, St Mary the Virgin 2pm  8 14-0-1 TF987215 NR20 5JU T R
Foxley, St Thomas 2.30pm  6  9-0-0 TG039217 NR20 4QP GF R
Great Ryburgh, St Andrew 3pm  6  12-0-16 TF962272 NR21 ODZ  T R
Whissonsett, St Mary the Virgin 3.30pm  6 6-3-22  TF919234 NR20 5AP  GF
East Raynham, St Mary 4pm  8  9-3-5 TF880255 NR21 7ER  R
Fakenham, St Peter & St Paul 4.30pm  8 19-3-0 TF919297 NR21 9BX T R
Sculthorpe, BV Mary & All Saints 5pm  6  8-0-10 TF899319 NR21 9NJ (tbc)
East Rudham, St Mary 5.30pm  6  9-2-0  TF827283 PE31 8RD T R
Gt Massingham, St Mary V 5.45pm  4  9-1-4 TF798229 PE32 2HY  R
Grimston, St Botolph 6pm  6  7-1-16 TF721218 PE32 1BH (tbc)
Gaywood, St Faith 6.30pm  6 12-0-16 TF636204 PE30 4DY  
King’s Lynn, St Margaret 7.30pm 10 29-2-2 TF617198 PE30 1DF  

DAY TICKET £10 or £2 per tower

Day Tickets available in advance from
Mrs Betty Baines, Algars Farm, Walcot Green, Diss, Norfolk. IP22 5SR
or at the morning towers.

Cheques to be made payable to the ‘NDA Ringers’ and please enclose a stamped addressed envelope

All towers open for one hour from the time stated

GF: ground floor,  T: toilet,  R: refreshments, (tbc) to be confirmed

Any problems on the day, phone Betty Baines on 07780 605176


Long Length Attempts

I wish to give notice of an attempt to ring 21216 CAMBRIDGE SURPRISE MAXIMUS at South Petherton on Saturday 11th October 2014, 6.45am meet. This peal forms part of a major fundraising event for Macmillan Cancer Support and local charities. The church will be open all day for refreshments and there will be a video link to the ringing chamber, so do come along to watch and listen. Further details are provided on Martin Whiteley.[6036]

Weekday Meetings and Practices

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION. Wigan Branch 10 Bell Practice from 7.30-9pm at All Saints, Wigan on Monday 25th August 2014. All welcome.                                 [3067]

NORTHANTS MIDWEEK GROUP. Wednesday 3rd September at Duston 2-4pm. Special Method Norwich Surprise Minor. All welcome.                                [3068]

TAW TORRIDGE & TAMAR MIDWEEK GROUP. Thursday 28th August. 11.30am Crediton. 2.30pm Zeal Monochorum. All welcome.                    [3069]

L&MDA. Practice at Blaenavon on Fri 29 Aug from 10.30a.m. All welcome.       [3059]

Meetings on Saturday August 23

BEDFORDSHIRE ASSOCIATION. Luton District. Evening Meeting at Toddington (8) 7-8.30pm. All Welcome.             [3061]

KEGWORTH. Leics. Surprise Major Practice on a selection of the Standard Eight methods 2pm start. All Welcome.         [3065]

PDG. Northampton Branch. Practice Meeting at St Peter, Weston Favell (5) from 7- 8.30pm. All welcome.      [3062]

Meetings on Saturday August 30

HERTFORD C.A. 10-Bell Practice at Bishop’s Stortford, 7-8:30pm Special Method Yorkshire, but all standards catered for.                                                              [3072]

LADIES GUILD. Marches District. 10:00-11:00 Bodenham, 6 bells, 12cwt, HR1 3JU, T. 11:30-12:45 Stoke Prior, 6 bells, 6cwt, HR6 0LG. 13:00 Lunch at the Hickory Stick HR6 0LE. 14:30-16:00 Leominster, SS Peter & Paul, 10 bells, 22cwt, HR6 8EQ, T. Meeting and ringing.                    [3070]

LADIES GUILD. Central District Meeting. 30th August 2014. 10-11am: Buckingham (8) toilets available. 11.15-12.15: Maids Moreton (6) no toilets. Lunch: Wheatsheaf in Maids Moreton. 2pm: Great Horwood (6) Toilets available and kitchen.                                                             [3063]

NORTH AMERICAN GUILD OF CHANGE RINGERS. Annual General Meeting. Saturday, August 30, 2014, 3pm. Washington National Cathedral, Perry Auditorium. Ringing Course by prior registration - Wednesday to Friday, August 27-29, 2014. Evening events planned for Friday August 27 and Saturday August 30. Please check the NAGCR website for details, registration forms and further information.[3011]

Meetings on Saturday September 6

LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION. Wigan Branch Meeting at Aughton, Christ Church 3.30-5pm and Ormskirk, SS Peter and Paul 6.30-8pm. Own arrangements for tea. All welcome.        [3071]