22nd April 2018

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  • Chesterfield District Car Treasure Hunt

    21st July 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    S80 3JU, Worksop Rd, Thorpe Salvin, Worksop S80 3JU, UK

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  • 10/12 Bell Practice

    24th July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Youlgreave DE45 1WL

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  • Chesterfield District Training Day

    28th July 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Training day for beginners/improvers. As a minimum you need to be able to ring rounds and call changes competently. Tuition (with a team of experienced helpers) will be based on what you can already ring, and what you would like to progress to. Choose from:

    • Advanced call changes
    • Plain hunting
    • Plain Bob (doubles or minor, with or without bobs)

    We will be ringing at three different towers in the South of the Chesterfield District. If you don't have transport between the towers let us know as it should be possible to arrange a lift .

    Bring a picnic lunch. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be provided.

    Cost £10 (Adult), £5 (18 or under). Contact training@derbyda.org.uk for more information.

    Download and print a poster for your tower.

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  • Southern District Basic 10/12 Bell Practice at Lockington

    4th August 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Lockington, Derby DE74, UK

    A basic practice aimed to help those who can ring rounds and call changes and above to move onto higher numbers of bells.

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  • Advanced 12 bell practice at Melbourne

    9th August 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    52.82108,-1.42405(Melbourne)

    Methods include Cambridge, Stedman, Bristol, Avon, Orion and Spliced.
    Followed by Blue Bell PH.

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  • Southern District Basic 8 Bell Practice (Long Eaton)

    11th August 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Suitable for those learning plain hunt and upwards. The focus methods will be Plain Hunt on 8, Plain Bob Major, Little Bob Major, Kent Treble Bob Major and Double Norwich Court Bob Major.

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  • Chesterfield District Ringing Meeting

    11th August 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    St John th Baptist, Dronfield, S18 1QX

    Joint with Sheffield Branch, YACR

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  • DYR Meeting

    12th August 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    To be confirmed

    For young ringers (you need to be able to ring rounds unaccompanied - otherwise bring a 'minder' - they just might get a ring too! We also ring more advanced things). Just turn up at a practice or contact dyr@derbyda.org.uk.

    https://www.derbyda.org.uk/dyr/

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  • Southern District Surprise Major Practice (Ilkeston)

    25th August 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Suitable for anyone who can already ring Cambridge Surprise Minor and is learning Cambridge Surprise Major or above. The practice will focus on the standard 8 surprise major methods, Glasgow, Belfast and spliced

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  • Whiting Society: Making Your Plain Hunt Sound Better

    25th August 2018
    Gordon Halls Ringing Centre, Mill Rd, Eckington, Sheffield S21 4EP, UK

    This course is being run by the Whiting Society. Use their contact page to request further details or book. The course fee is £25 per person.

    Duration: typically eight hours.
    Number of students: 3, 4, 5, maybe 6.
    Target: Relatively new ringers embarking on change ringing for the first time.
    Covers: Bell handling style in depth, theory, striking, ringing speed (up and down), ropesight, attitude, putting it all together. (The course handouts are available in the “Articles” section of the Society’s website.)

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  • Peak District Open Day

    27th August 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    A number of towers open for ringing in the southern end of the district

    Up to ten towers open for ringing during the day.

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  • 10/12 Bell Practice

    28th August 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Youlgreave DE45 1WL

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  • Whiting Society: Dynamic Bell Driving

    30th August 2018
    Gordon Halls Ringing Centre, Mill Rd, Eckington, Sheffield S21 4EP, UK

    This course is being run by the Whiting Society. Use their contact page to request further details or book. The course fee is £25 per person.

    Duration: Usually 1000 to 1700 with a lunch break.
    Number of students: 2 or 3 (max).
    Target: (a) Relatively new ringers embarking on change ringing for the first time, or
    (b) Experienced ringers, sometimes of some years standing, who have difficulty in placing a bell accurately in change ringing because of deficiencies in handling technique – the folk who think they’re doing a dodge, but actually the bell isn’t.
    Covers: Mostly bell handling technique, when and how to pull and check, how to apply effective tension to the rope, how to relate this to the work of a method. Mostly exercises following introductory lecture. Short sessions on ropesight and striking.

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  • Southern District Basic 10/12 Bell Practice at Melbourne

    1st September 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Melbourne, Derby DE73, UK

    A basic practice aimed to help those who can ring rounds and call changes and above to move onto higher numbers of bells.

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  • Chesterfield District Ringing Meeting

    8th September 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SS Peter & Paul, Old Brampton, S42 7JG

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  • Chesterfield District Ringing Meeting

    8th September 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    St Bartholomew, Old Whittington, S41 9QP

    Followed by a pub meal (venue to be confirmed). Email csec@derbyda.org.uk to book a place.

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  • Peak District Meeting

    8th September 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    3pm-4pm Edensor DE45 1PJ 5pm-6pm Baslow DE45 1RY

    Option of walking between the towers through Chatsworth Park (Suggest leave cars at Baslow)

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  • Southern District Young Ringers Event (TBC)

    8th September 2018

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  • DYR Meeting

    9th September 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    To be confirmed

    For young ringers (you need to be able to ring rounds unaccompanied - otherwise bring a 'minder' - they just might get a ring too! We also ring more advanced things). Just turn up at a practice or contact dyr@derbyda.org.uk.

    https://www.derbyda.org.uk/dyr/

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  • Advanced 12 bell practice at Melbourne

    13th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    52.82108,-1.42405(Melbourne)

    Methods include Cambridge, Stedman, Bristol, Avon, Orion and Spliced.
    Followed by Blue Bell PH.

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  • Southern District Meeting (Winshill, Newhall, HartshorneTBC)

    15th September 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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