28th April 2017

Southern District

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Officers

Alison Barnett (General)
Richard Barnett (General)
Jane Boden (District)
Richard Brooke (Chairman)
Nigel Coupe (BRF)
Isobel Hall (District)
Jenny Halliday (Education)
Ruth Jopp (Secretary)
Alison Molyneux (District)
Jennifer M.S. Peckham (District)
Rachael Peckham (Education)
Richard Wolfgang (Ringing Master)

 

Calendar

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28th July 2018
  • 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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4th August 2018
  • 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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11th August 2018
  • 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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12th August 2018
  • 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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25th August 2018
  • 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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  • 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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30th August 2018
  • 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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1st September 2018
  • 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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8th September 2018
  • Southern District Young Ringers Event (TBC)

    8th September 2018

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9th September 2018
  • 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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15th September 2018
  • Southern District Meeting (Winshill, Newhall, HartshorneTBC)

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

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22nd September 2018
  • Southern District Basic 6 Bell Practice (Ockbrook TBC)

    22nd September 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Suitable for those who can handle a bell and ring rounds unaided. Focus on Call Changes, Plain Hunt, Plain Bob Doubles and Minor, Grandsire Doubles, Little Bob Minor and Kent Treble Bob Minor.

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1st October 2018
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6th October 2018
  • Southern District Basic 10/12 Bell Practice at Melbourne

    6th October 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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  • Inter-District 8-Bell Striking Contest and October Meeting at West Hallam

    6th October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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13th October 2018
  • Southern District Basic 8 Bell Practice (Stanton-by-Dale TBC)

    13th October 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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14th October 2018
  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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  • DYR Meeting

    14th October 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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15th October 2018
  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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16th October 2018
  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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17th October 2018
  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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18th October 2018
  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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19th October 2018
  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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20th October 2018
  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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21st October 2018
  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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27th October 2018
  • Bell Maintenance Course

    27th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Mugginton Village Hall, DE6 4PL

    Book the date. Details to follow.

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3rd November 2018
  • Southern District Basic 10/12 Bell Practice at Melbourne

    3rd November 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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  • Southern District Ring, Food and Fireworks Event (TBC)

    3rd November 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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11th November 2018
  • DYR Meeting

    11th November 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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24th November 2018
  • Southern District Surprise Major Practice (Breadsall TBC)

    24th November 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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1st December 2018
  • Southern District Basic 10/12 Bell Practice at Melbourne

    1st December 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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8th December 2018
  • Southern District Ring and Sing at Ticknall

    8th December 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Ticknall, Derby DE73, UK

    Ringing 3:30pmSinging 5pmFollowed by Mulled wine and mince pies.Everyone welcome!Ringing for all abilities.

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9th December 2018
  • DYR Meeting

    9th December 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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15th December 2018
  • Southern District Basic 6 Bell Practice (Alvaston TBC)

    15th December 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Suitable for those who can handle a bell and ring rounds unaided. Focus on Call Changes, Plain Hunt, Plain Bob Doubles and Minor, Grandsire Doubles, Little Bob Minor and Kent Treble Bob Minor.

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5th January 2019
  • Southern District Basic 10/12 Bell Proactice at Melbourne (TBC)

    5th January 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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12th January 2019
  • Southern District Basic 8-Bell Practice (Derby St Peter TBC)

    12th January 2019 @ 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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13th January 2019
  • DYR Meeting

    13th January 2019 @ 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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