Category Archives: Holybourne

A&P: Practices cancelled at the following towers until further notice

Following guidance received today the following towers have ceased all ringing until further notice in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID19:

Alton (All towers), Blackmoor, Bramshott, Buriton, Froxfield, Hawkley, Holybourne, Selborne, Steep, Warnford and West Meon

Other towers will be added once confirmation is received that they are also cancelling their ringing activities

Hope to see you all soon and stay well…

Steve
A&P Communications Officer

Ringing cancellations due to COVID-19

Coronavirus: UK ringing should now be cancelled

The UK government has advised against all unnecessary social contact with immediate effect. The Prime Minister advised in a press conference of 16th March that now is the time for everyone to stop non-essential contact with others and to stop all unnecessary travel.

The Central Council has released a statement in response to the UK government. They advise that If you haven’t already decided to cancel ringing activities, it seems that now is the time to do so. The Ringing World agrees with this statement. It is hard to interpret the government’s guidance in any way other than that all planned ringing activities in the UK should now cease.


 

 

I have been made aware that ringing has been suspended at the following towers due to COVID-19 concerns:

Alton, St. Laurence, All Saints and Holybourne – all ringing suspended.

Alverstoke – all ringing cancelled until further notice.

Basingstoke, St. Michael’s – all ringing cancelled until further notice.

Blackmoor – all ringing suspended.

Bournemouth, St. John’s, St. Peters and Scared Heart – all ringing suspended.

Bramshott – all service and practice ringing until at least the end of March where the situation will be reviewed.

Brockenhurst – no ringing until further notice.

Buriton – all ringing suspended.

Catherington – ringing cancelled, but may be some limited Sunday ringing if services continue.

Christchurch Priory – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Eling – all ringing suspended.

Froxfield – all ringing suspended.

Havant – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Hawkley – all ringing suspended and the tied practices on 6-8-10th April postponed.

Hursley – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Newport – all ringing cancelled until further notice.

Portsmouth Cathedral – all ringing suspended.

Purbrook – all ringing cancelled until further notice.

Romsey – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Selborne – all ringing cancelled until further notice.

Shanklin – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Shedfield – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Southampton (St. Mary’s, St. Michael’s and Bitterne Park) – all ringing suspended.

Steep – all ringing suspended.

Titchfield – all ringing suspended.

Upham – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Upton Grey – all ringing cancelled until further notice.

Warnford – all ringing suspended.

West Meon – all ringing suspended.

Wickham – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Winchester Cathedral – all ringing suspended until further notice.

Wonston – no practices until further notice.

Portsmouth District – all District events are cancelled including the April QDM.

Winchester District – all District events and the striking competition in May are cancelled until further notice.

Please let me know via wpbells@gmail.com of any other cancellations and I will add them to this list.

Thanks

Andrew Glover

W&P Guild Webmaster

 

 

 

Basingstoke District Outing to Alton – Saturday 21st September

This month’s Basingstoke District event is an outing to Alton. We will be ringing at All Saints Alton (6 bells, 6cwt tenor) from 11:15am – 12:15pm followed by a break for lunch (please make your own arrangements).

Following lunch we will ring at St. Lawrence Alton (8 bells, 18cwt tenor) from 2:30pm – 3:30pm.

As always ringers of all abilities are very welcome.

Joseph

Parish of the Resurrection (Alton) Christmas ringing times

Hello All,

Here are the Christmas Ringing details (Hopefully). Be ready for adjustment emails to arrive should I get it wrong! If I don’t see you before – I hope you all have an amazing Christmas.
Please can I also have names for the AGM District meeting held in Alton on 12th January. We are hosting so need numbers for food.
Monday 24th December (Christmas Eve)
Crib Service ringing – 3:30pm – St Lawrence Church, Alton
Midnight Communion – 11:00pm – St Lawrence Church, Alton
Tuesday 25th December  (Christmas Day)
NO All Saints Practice
09:00am Service ringing at Holyrood, Holybourne
10:00am Service Ringing at St Lawrence Alton
Thursday 27th December
No Practice at St Lawrence
Saturday 29th December 
No Learners and Improvers
Alton 8 bell practice will go ahead 5:30pm till 7:30pm at St Lawrence
Sunday 30th December 
No Service ringing
Monday 31st December (New Years Eve)
Ringing in the New Year – St Lawrence Church, Alton 10:30pm (TBC) Bring some nibbles and drinks and ring in the New Year at Midnight.
Tuesday 1st January (New Years Day)
No Practice at All Saints
Thursday 3rd January 
7:30pm – 9:00pm Practice at St Lawrence as per normal.
Any questions please ask Matt or drop me an email.
Jess

Parish of the Resurrection (Alton & Holybourne) Christmas Ringing Times

Here is the list of Christmas Services and they begin this Sunday;
Sunday 17th December – Carols for Everyone – St Lawrence 10.30am.(10am Ringing)
Sunday 17th December – Carol Service – All Saints 10.30am.(10am Ringing)
Sunday 17th December – Nine Lessons and Carols – St Lawrence 6.30pm.(6pm Ringing)
Sunday 24th December – The Christmas Eve Morning Communion will be at Alton Methodist Church.  There will be no other morning services.
Sunday 24th December – Crib Service – St Lawrence and Holy Rood 4pm. (3.30pm Ringing)
Sunday 24th December – Midnight Communion in all three churches 11.30pm.(11pm Ringing St Lawrence)
Christmas Day – Christmas Communion – Holy Rood 9.15am.(8.45am Ringing)
Christmas Day – Christmas Family Communion – St Lawrence 10.30am. (10am Ringing)
Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve) – Parish Communion – Holy Rood 10.30am.  (10am Ringing)
There will be no other morning services.
New year’s Eve ringing.We  will have the usual get together in the tower (St Lawrence) and then ring from 11.15pm till 12.30am approx to see the New Year in.

A quarter peal rung at Holybourne

Winchester & Portsmouth Diocesan Guild
Holybourne, Hampshire
Holy Rood
Sunday, 9 July 2017 (6–3–16 in B)
1260 Plain Bob Triples
1 Nick James
2 Mike Novell
3 Liz South
4 Jess Hornsby
5 Valerie Harris
6 Matt Watts
7 Andy Sparling (C)
8 Kaylee South
Rung on the birthday of Jean Hole (Godmother to Valerie and member of Holy Rood Church) to celebrate the life of Jean’s late husband Alan, who passed away in February.
First quarter on eight for Valerie
Thanks everyone.

A&P District Practices – March and April

Here is a copy of the the latest poster which should be appearing in your towers any day now.

Link to PDF version of Poster

Link to Word version of poster

MARCH

Tuesday 7th March 7.30 – 9.00pm
Monthly 8 bell practice at Holybourne

Saturday 18th March
District General Practice at Selborne
5.30 – 7.00pm
Ringing from rounds upwards – all welcome

APRIL

Tuesday 4th April – 7.30 – 9.00pm
monthly 8 bell practice at Holybourne

Saturday 8th April – 5.30pm – 7.00pm
District Surprise Major Practice at Hawkley
If we cannot muster enough people to ring at least Cambridge, Roger will not organise another one!

Saturday 22nd April
District Spring Meeting at St. Mary’s Liss
Ringing from 3.00pm – Tea from 4.00pm
Meeting from around 4.45pm – then more ringing
Please book your tea by contacting Joy Martin

AP District Events February 2017

Tuesday 7th February 7.30 – 9.00pm
8 bell practice at Holybourne

Saturday 11th February 2017
District General Practice at Bentworth
5.30 – 7.00pm
Ringing from rounds upwards – all welcome

Saturday 25th February 2017
District Skittles Evening
at The Jolly Farmer, Blacknest
More details on separate poster

poster-feb-to-march-2017