The inter-district 8 bell competition on 2nd July and 4 districts entered. The changeable weather didn’t affect spirits and everyone undertook their practice and test pieces with gusto.
What a fabulous Inter-District 8 bell competition yesterday at New Alresford! We had 4 districts enter and here are the results:
1st: Portsmouth, 89%, ringing Grandsire Triples and a peal speed of 3hrs 2mins
2nd: Winchester, 84%, ringing Cambridge Surprise Major and a peal speed of 3hrs 8mins
3rd: Christchurch and Southampton, 82%, ringing Grandsire Triples and a peal speed of 3hrs 7mins
4th: Andover, 75%, ringing Grandsire Triples and a peal speed of 3hrs 2m
Well done to all the teams and thank you to our Judges, Paul and Kate Flavell!
Final thing, the date for the Inter-tower 6 and 8 bell competitions will be 20th may 2017 and the date of the inter-district 8 bell will be on Agm day, 17th June 2017!
Congratulations to Portsmouth District Team Members Rachel Byford. Ali Hunt. Sarah Hutchinson. Andrew Byford. Jim Twiney. David Atkins. Ian Hunt. David Mattingley.
Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers