Category Archives: Hurstbourne Priors

8 bell ringing on Thurs 26th July at Hurstbourne Priors

Dear all,

It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 26th July 2018, time for our monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.

We’ll ring a selection from the usual repertoire of Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Bob Triples/Major, Double Norwich, and maybe even some Yorkshire Surprise Major, depending on demand and the abilities of those present.

Hope to see you there.

Helen and Roger Thomas

8 bell practice on Thurs 28th June at Hurstbourne Priors

Dear all,
It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 28th June 2018. Forget the football for an evening, because England have already qualified! It’s time instead for our monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.
We’ve had no specific requests for methods, so we’ll ring a selection from the usual repertoire of Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Double Norwich, and various Surprise Major methods, depending on demand and the abilities of those present.
Hope to see you there.

8 Bell Practice at Hurstbourne Priors Thu 26th April

Dear all,
It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 26th April 2018, time for our monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.
We’ve had no specific requests, so we will ring a selection from the usual repertoire of Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Double Norwich, and various Surprise Major methods, depending on demand and the abilities of those present.
Hope to see you there.
Helen and Roger Thomas

8 Bell Practice at Hurstbourne Priors Thurs 22nd March

Dear all,
It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 22nd March 2018, time for our monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.
I’ve had a request for Double Norwich, and we will also ring a selection from the usual repertoire of Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, and various Surprise Major methods, depending on demand and the abilities of those present.
Hope to see you there.
Helen and Roger Thomas

8 Bell Practice at Hurstbourne Priors Thu 22nd Feb

 

Dear all,
It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week (already!), on Thursday 22nd February 2018, time for our monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.
I’ve had requests for Superlative Surprise Major and Double Norwich, and we will also ring a selection from the usual repertoire of Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Cambridge Surprise Major and Yorkshire Surprise Major, depending on demand and the abilities of those present.
Hope to see you there.

Hurstborne Priors 8-bell Practice Thurs 25th Jan

Dear all,
It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 25th January 2018, time for our monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.
This month’s methods will include Middlesex Bob Triples (https://rsw.me.uk/blueline/methods/view/Middlesex_Bob_Triples) and Superlative Surprise Major, and requests from the usual selection of Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Double Norwich, Cambridge Surprise Major, Yorkshire Surprise Major, depending on demand and the abilities of those present.
Hope to see you there.
Helen and Roger Thomas

Monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors 7:30pm Thurs 23rd Nov

Dear all,
It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 23rd November 2017, time for our monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.
This month’s methods will include Middlesex Bob Triples (https://rsw.me.uk/blueline/methods/view/Middlesex_Bob_Triples) and Rutland Surprise Major, and requests from the usual selection of Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Double Norwich, Cambridge Surprise Major, Yorkshire Surprise Major, depending on demand and the abilities of those present.
Hope to see you there.

8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors Thu 26th Oct

Dear all,

It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 26th October 2017, time for our monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.

This month’s methods will, as ever, depend on the demand and abilities of those present, so may include Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Double Norwich, Cambridge Surprise Major, Yorkshire Surprise Major and Rutland Surprise Major.

Hope to see you there.

Helen and Roger Thomas

Hurstbourne Priors 8-bell Practice Thursday 28th Sept

Dear all,
It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 28th September 2017, time for our regular 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.
This month’s methods, depending on demand and abilities of those present, may include Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Double Norwich, Cambridge Surprise Major, Yorkshire Surprise Major and Rutland Surprise Major.
Hope to see you there.
Helen and Roger Thomas

8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors Thurs 27th July

Dear all,

It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 27th July 2017, time for our regular 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.

This month’s methods will include Grandsire Triples and Stedman Triples, and possibly also Double Norwich, Bob Major and Cambridge Surprise Major, depending on demand. We would also like to have a go at Rutland Surprise Major, if we have enough people who can ring it.

Hope to see you there.

Helen and Roger Thomas

8 Bell Practice at Hurstborne Priors Thurs 22nd June

Dear all,

It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 22nd June 2017, time for our regular 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.

This month’s methods will include Grandsire Triples and Stedman Triplesand possibly also Double Norwich, Cambridge Major and Bob Major, depending on demand.

 

Hope to see you there.

Thanks

Helen and Roger Thomas

8 bell ringing on Thurs 25th May at Hurstbourne Priors

It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 25th May 2017, time for our regular 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors from 7:30pm.

This month’s methods will include Superlative Surprise Major and Grandsire Triples, and possibly also Double Norwich, Stedman Triples, Bob Major, depending on demand.

 

Hope to see you there.

Thanks

Helen and Roger Thomas

Hurstbourne Priors 8 bell Practice on Thurs 27th April

Dear all,

It’s the 4th Thursday of the month this week, on Thursday 27th April 2017, time for our regular 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors, from 7:30pm.

This month’s methods may include Double Norwich, Superlative, Yorkshire, Grandsire Triples, Stedman Triples, Bob Major, depending on demand.

Hope to see you there.

Thanks

Helen and Roger Thomas

Hurstborne Priors 8-bell practice Thursday 26th January

Dear all,

Welcome to 2017!!

This month’s 8 bell practice is at Hurstbourne Priors –  this week, on Thursday on 26th January 2017

Methods to look up:

  • Double Norwich,
  • Superlative,
  • Grandsire,
  • Stedman,
  • Bob Major etc.

Hope to see you there.

If you are a regular and can’t make it please let me know.

Thanks

Roger Thomas

BBC Bells on Sunday January 8th 2017 featured Hurstbourne Priors – Listen again if you missed it.

Bells on Sunday for January 2017.

1st. Denton, Manchester. Grandsire Doubles.

8th. Hurstbourne Priors, Hants. Plain Bob Major.

15th. Maidstone, Kent. Plain & Little Bob Royal.

22nd. Woodchurch, Wirral. Cambridge Surprise Major.

29th. Barnoldswick, Lancs. Barnoldswick T B Minor.

8 Bell Practice Thursday 29th Sept at Hurstbourne Priors

Dear all,

This month’s 8 bell practice is at Hurstbourne Priors this week, on Thursday on 29th Sept.

Methods to look up:

Double Norwich, Superlative, Grandsire, Stedman etc.

Hope to see you there.

Roger Thomas

Andover District Quarter Peal Success – Mike Winterbourne Reports

If you run a 6 bell tower the chances to ring major only occur if you make the effort to get to suitable practices. Chris Pack has been using the monthly 8 bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors to get his Yorkshire up to speed. This evening Chris managed, with friends, to ring a quarter of Yorkshire at Highclere.

Highclere, Hampshire
St Michael and All Angels
Friday, 12 August 2016 in 43 m (11–0–27)
1250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
1 Mike Winterbourne
2 Angela M Brown
3 Chris Pack
4 Helen J Piper
5 Peter D Niblett (C)
6 Lucy PA Hopkins Till
7 Michael K Hopkins Till
8 Timothy Pink

First quarter in the method – 3

Advanced Practice at Hurstbourne Priors June 23rd

Dear all,

Reminder: it is June already!!! Escape from the referendum. Come to the eight-bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors, from 7:30pm, this Thursday evening.

If you are a regular attendee and you are NOT coming – please let me know so I can check we have enough ringers.

We will be ringing:

Double Norwich (maybe)
Superlative (maybe)

Stedman, Grandsire, Cambridge etc.

Hope to see you there this Thursday.

Roger Thomas
01264 738900

8 bell practice Hurstbourne Priors Thursday 31st March

  • March eight-bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors, from 7:30pm, this Thursday evening.If you are a regular attendee and you are NOT coming – please let me know.

    We will be ringing:

  • Double Oxford Bob Triples (please look this up… the middle work is a bit tricky, places around two hunt bells…)
  • Lincolnshire Surprise Major
  • Double Norwich
  • Stedman, Grandsire, Cambridge etc.Hope to see you there this Thursday.Roger Thomas – Tower Captain St Mary Bourne

Any queries:

*THIS WEEK* – Thursday evening… 25th Feb 2016 is the SMB eight bell practice at Hurstbourne Priors

Dear all,

Here we are for the first eight-bell practice in 2016 at Hurstbourne Priors, from 7:30pm, Thursday 25th Feb 2016.

If you are a regular attendee and you are NOT coming – please let me know.

We will be ringing:

  • Double Oxford Bob Triples
  • Lincolnshire Surprise Major
  • Double Norwich
  • Stedman, Grandsire, Cambridge etc.

Hope to see you there this Thursday.

Roger Thomas
Contact Eve Lind-Smith (Tower Sec)