Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5794 (May 13 2022) and in the two preceding issues


MARGARET CHAPMAN nee Beamish, bell-ringer extraordinaire, formerly of Piglet, Marston Bigot, Somerset died in hospital on 4th May at the age of 86. Funeral details to follow.                              [6037]

RUTH E STICKLAND of Cardiff, Gloucester and latterly Llanwrtyd Wells, a prolific bellringer over many decades, died in hospital on the 20th April at the age of 75, following illness.[6035]

TOM PAGE of Aldershot died in hospital, aged 92 on 20th April at the age of 93. Tom’s funeral service will take place on Monday 6th June at 12.00 at St Michael’s Church, Aldershot (ringing from 11.00). This will be followed by a committal (family only) at Aldershot crematorium at 1.30 and a wake (venue to be notified). The family warmly invite everyone to the wake but ask that if you intend to be there you notify Gillian Davies by 27th May:, or 07771 905475, or 01438 821239.   [6038]


REMEMBERING GEORGE Diana Pipe and family are arranging a day of Thanksgiving at St Mary-leTower Church, Ipswich on Saturday 23rd July. Please book the date, all details later. [6034]

Change of Address



For 1½ octaves (1-12 plus some accidentals) in any key
Carol Ringing and More 14 carols, 24 popular tunes £8.80
Hymns and Things 18 hymns, 6 carols, 31 other tunes £11.00
Ding Dong Bell 34 nursery rhymes £8.80 Ring-a-Roses 26 challenging nursery rhymes £8.80

For 2¼ octaves (1-16 plus some accidentals) in any key
Mainly Folk in two parts 25 pieces in each part each part £6.60
Christmas in Hand* 19 carols, Jingle Bells and We Wish You £8.80
Hymns in Hand* 17 popular hymns £8.80
Nice Old Numbers* 23 old classics and song tunes £8.80

For just 16 bells (no accidentals) in any key
Sweet Sixteen 19 pieces using 16 handbells, taken or adapted from the marked (*) collections above £8.80

HRGB Sales, Lyndhurst, Prospect Hill, Okehampton EX20 1JD email phone 01837 52565 or order online at
Discounts available for HRGB Members RW Special offer – buy any two books and receive Ring-a-Roses free

For sale / wanted

University Announcements

Guild / Association Announcements

YORK COLLEGES GUILD. 50th Dinner will take place on Saturday 18th June. For more information see or contact      [2008]

Open Days


Church Open Day 21st May 10.30-4.30. 

RINGING TIMES 11am-12noon and 3-4pm. 

Donations of £2 per ringer please.  Refreshments available,

including lunch, and other activities. 
Please park in field next to Village Hall
or in the main street.

For more details of ringing contact
Penny Sloman 07712294552


Weekday Meetings and Practices

Meetings on Saturday May 14

B&WDACR AGM at Chilcompton, 14th May. Open towers in the morning. Service at Midsomer Norton 2pm. Meeting and tea at Chilcompton 3.15pm. [2011]

Meetings on Saturday May 21

HCACR Adjourned AGM, to be held at St Peter St Albans in the meeting hall at 10am on Saturday 21 May            [2015]

S&NDGCR and S&NDGCR Bell Fund.  21 May, All Saints, Hawton:  2pm ringing; 3.30pm service followed by (no earlier than) 4pm AGMs and then approx. 5pm tea.  Names for tea to Geoff Wells by 14 May, 01636 706800 or[2009]


Saturday 21st May 2022

4:15pm Business meeting in Canterbury Room, Goring.

Details are at Follows the Guild Eight-Bell Contest ringing.

Ken Darvill ( 



Annual General Meeting
Saturday 21st May 2022

Open ringing 3pm at All Saints Campton (tea/coffee/cake available), 4pm service, 5pm AGM, followed by quiz and supper, £12.50/person. Pay on the day.

Please book quiz/supper by 16 May on or email

All meeting papers and further details on 


Meetings on Saturday June 11


to take place Saturday 11th June

14:00 Peterborough St Mary, 14:30 Cathedral, 15:30 Peterborough St John.

Service at 16:00 followed by tea and Guild AGM at 18:00.

Names for tea to Notice is hereby given that a rule change will be proposed at the Meeting.

For details of this change please see 


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