Category Archives: Jersey

Jersey to host Channel Islands Inter-tower striking competition – April 28th

The Channel Islands district aims to meet up twice a year. The Spring and Autumn meetings.

The Spring meeting involves the Inter-Island 8 bell striking competition and the Autumn meeting is our ADM and inter-tower 6 bell striking competition. 2018 will have Jersey host the Spring meeting on Apr 28th at St John’s.

The Autumn meeting will be Sept 8th at Forest, Guernsey.

Helen McGregor

Channel Islands Bellringing Mash-Up (Video)

Deb Baker spotted this gem on YouTube. Superb call changes on the bells of the Channel Islands. The notes on the video itself read:

Featuring the bells of Jersey, Guernsey & Alderney.

Devon Call-Change Bellringers Tour of the Channel Islands, April 2016: 7 towers, 5 days, 5 flights, great scenery, great company and several pints…

Footage includes rising and lowering bells in peal and a selection of call-change touches on 12, 10, 8 and 6 bells.

Our sincere thanks to Christine Ley for organising another truly memorable tour.

Ringers:
Scott Adams, Sue Ashton, Stuart Bennie, Steven Came, Suzanne Driscol, Elaine Grant, James Grant, Stephen Herniman, Tony Jeffery, Christine Ley, Mark Lovell, Sam Massey, Graham Sharland and Nicola Stoneman