Combined Events Calendar (List)

  • 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
    Ten towers in the south of the Peak District

    See website for details.

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  • 10/12 Bell Practice

    28th August 2018 @ 7:30 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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  • North Wingfield Hardwick Walk

    1st September 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Hardwick Inn, Hardwick Dr, Chesterfield S44 5QJ, UK

    St Lawrence, North Wingfield ringers invite you to join them for a stroll round Hardwick Park. Meet at the Overspill car park at 3:45 pm. Followed by a drink and/or meal at the Hardwick Inn.

    Contact Pam (NWingfield@derbyda.org.uk) for more details.

    Family, friends and dogs welcome.

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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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  • A ringing outing to Lincoln, ringing at Lincoln Cathedral and surrounding churches.

    8th September 2018 - 9th September 2018 @ 
    Lincoln, UK

    A ringing outing to Lincoln, ringing at Lincoln Cathedral and surrounding churches.
    A 28 seater Coach leaves Belper at 8.30am.

    • Ringing at Lincoln Cathedral 12, 23cwt 10.30-11.30.
      • Free time in Lincoln for lunch.
    • 2.00-2.50 St Giles Lincoln 8, 18cwt. 
      •  Either walk and meet us there (1 mile north of Cathedral) or take the coach from Cathedral at 1.50. 
    • 3.40- 4.30 Clarborough 8, 9cwt 
    • 5.00-5.50 Tuxford 8, 11cwt 

    Return to Belper 7pm.
    Possible meal on return if enough interested. 

    Cost will be £14 for coach and a maximum of £5 for Tower fees. 
    A deposit of £10 will secure your seat on the coach. 
    E mail gillehughes@googlemail.com to book a place.

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  • DYR Meeting

    9th September 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    St Martin of Tours, Alfreton, DE55 7AH

    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.

    We will be asking for a donation of £1 from each Adult ringer please.

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

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  • A ringing outing to Lincoln, ringing at Lincoln Cathedral and surrounding churches.

    8th September 2018 - 9th September 2018 @ 
    Lincoln, UK

    A ringing outing to Lincoln, ringing at Lincoln Cathedral and surrounding churches.
    A 28 seater Coach leaves Belper at 8.30am.

    • Ringing at Lincoln Cathedral 12, 23cwt 10.30-11.30.
      • Free time in Lincoln for lunch.
    • 2.00-2.50 St Giles Lincoln 8, 18cwt. 
      •  Either walk and meet us there (1 mile north of Cathedral) or take the coach from Cathedral at 1.50. 
    • 3.40- 4.30 Clarborough 8, 9cwt 
    • 5.00-5.50 Tuxford 8, 11cwt 

    Return to Belper 7pm.
    Possible meal on return if enough interested. 

    Cost will be £14 for coach and a maximum of £5 for Tower fees. 
    A deposit of £10 will secure your seat on the coach. 
    E mail gillehughes@googlemail.com to book a place.

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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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  • 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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  • 10/12 Bell Practice

    25th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Youlgreave DE45 1WL

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  • 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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  • 8 Bell Striking competition West Hallam

    6th October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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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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  • Chesterfield District Ringing Meeting

    11th October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    St Mary Magdelene, Creswell, S80 4ES

    Joining the local practice

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  • Advanced 12 bell practice at Melbourne

    11th October 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 (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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  • Peak District Quarter Peal Day

    13th October 2018
    Towers and timings to be confirmed

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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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  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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  • Southern District Quarter Peal Week

    14th October 2018 - 21st October 2018 @ 

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