Due to a fair amount of interest, there will be a practice night at Rotherwick on Tuesday – New Years Day. Do come along 7.30 – 9.00 with a trip to The Leather Bottle after! In the unlikely event that not enough turn up, the Leather Bottle visit might be earlier – so if you are coming get there early!
Try the heaviest bell in the Basingstoke District!
Come along to the May practice at Heckfield on Thursday 5th May 7.30 – 9.00 pm. Have some fun on the anticlockwise 5 with tower top tours and a trip to The Leather Bottle, Mattingley after!
Entrance is outside round the back of the tower.
Have a go, you know you want to!
The May Basingstoke District Practice is at Wolverton on Saturday May 19th at 6.00 – 7.30 pm. Wolverton is a delightful 8cwt 6 with bells that ring themselves! And ..to the pub after to quench the thirst and for a social! Do join us.
Saturday 14th April – St Martin’s, Ellisfield, RG25 2QR.
11.00 am – 2 mile walk from church
12.00 pm – Lunch at The Fox, Ellisfield, RG25 2QW.
2.30 – 4.00 pm District practice on these delightful 6 cwt 5
Everything rung from calls & round changes to usual doubles methods.
All welcome to join in, the day is broken up so you can join in for whatever part you wish! How good it that!
Start of the summer monthly practices.
1st Thursday of each month – April to October inc.
7.30 – 9.00 and off to the pub after!
Come and have some fun on these great anti-clockwise 5
The tenor at 15.5 cwt is the heaviest bell in the Basingstoke District.
All lighthearted fun with everything from calls & round changes, Plain Bob, Grandsire and Stedman – something for everyone!
Entrance is via the door at the back of the tower.
Saturday 17th March 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm – District Practice at Herriard on these lovely, easy to ring bells. Those of all standards are welcome, ringing Calls and Round Changes, Plain Bob, Grandsire and even Cambridge. Retiring to a local pub after. Come along, you know you want to! RG25 2PH
The Basingstoke District outing is in the area to the south of Stockbridge on Saturday 16th September.
The itinerary is as follows:-
10.15-11.00: All Saints, Houghton 6 – 2cwt SO20 6LJ
11.15-12.00: St Andrew’s, Mottisfont 5 – 6cwt SO51 0LL
Lunch at The Hatchet Inn, Sherfield English
14.00-15.00: Clock House Bells, Awbridge 10 – 3cwt SO51 0HN
15.30-16.15: St Mary’s, Broughton 6 – 11cwt SO20 8AA
If you wish to join the group please email Nici
We will be sending a pre-order, so please could you let me have your lunch choices by MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER http://www.hatchetinn.com/menu.htm.
St Michael’s, Heckfield Monthly Summer Practice!!
Thursday 2nd June
7.30 pm – 9.00 pm Ringing
9.00 pm – to The Leather Bottle, Mattingley for rehydration!
5 Bells –Heaviest tenor in the District (15.5 cwt) – Anticlockwise!
The tower entrance is at the rear of the tower
Join us for a light-hearted fun evening
Come and join us at the monthly practice night at St Michael’s church, Heckfield on Thursday 5th May from 7.30 to 9.00pm. The 15cwt is the heaviest bell in the district and the five bells are anti clockwise! The front three are easy to ring and the four and five are a bit more of a challenge! A fun evening ringing concludes at The Leather Bottle at Mattingley!
Tower entry is through a door at the back of the tower.