Dear Method Monday Ringers!
Don’t forget practice this evening at Sacred Heart 6:00pm until 7:30pm. The methods this month are Cambridge and All Saints.
There will be a pizza afterwards in celebrations of St. Agatha’s Day tomorrow (patron saint of bell ringing).
See you there!
Contact Kim Matthews
Happy New Year to Method Monday ringers!
January’s practice will see us launch into 2019 with Plain Bob Minor (with emphasis on Singles), and Stedman Doubles.
Please come along prepared to call and/or ring a touch.
Next month’s practice will be on 4th February at 6:00pm until 7:30pm.
Contact Kim Matthews
For December only, Method Monday will take place on the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:00pm (Monday 10th December). The month’s methods are touches of … St. Clement’s Minor, and St. Nicholas Doubles.
There will still be a regular practice on Monday 3rd December at the regular time of 6:00pm.
This Monday, 5th November will be the next Method Monday. Practice starts at 6:00pm and finishes at 7.30pm.
We will be attempting to ring St Clements Minor and Spliced St. Simons, St. Martins and Plain Bob.
This will be followed by pizza
All are welcome as we will still ring rounds and call changes and Bob Doubles – So if you have never called a touch come and have a go.
The night should go off with a bang!!
Here is a reminder of the regular monthly district practices. If your tower is running a monthly practice, and would like to be included on the list, and calendar online/printed events calendar, please let us know.
Please do support your local monthly district practices:
Every 1st Monday:
Sacred Heart Bournemouth 6:00pm-7:30pm Method Monday Contact Kim Matthews (focus on a method/touches/calling/splicing chosen by popular consensus) Join the email list to find out next times method.
Every 1st Wednesday:
Sopley 7:30pm-9:00pm Beyond Bob Doubles Contact Tim Kettle taking doubles methods to the next level with variants and splicing. Links between methods such as Winchendon and various St.s’ group of methods!
Ringwood 7:45pm-9:15pm Suprise Major Contact Elizabeth Davey
Every 2nd Tuesday:
St. John’s Bournemouth 8 Bell Practice 7:30pm-9:00pm Contact Penelope Samuel. Anything 8 bells goes on here, come and practice your triples methods, call changes and rounds on 8 bells.
Every 2nd Wednesday:
Lymington 7:30pm-9:00pm Doubles & Minor Practice Contact Colin Butler. Plain courses and touches of doubles and minor methods. Come and practice your calling too.
St. Peter’s Bournemouth Bell Handling Night 7:30pm-9:00pm Contact Romy Coldman. Any aspects of bell handling on this heavy 8, covered by a unique array of excercises, to really get into the nitty-gritty of the nitty-gritty! Methods are not covered at this practice night.
It is advisable to inform the practice organiser if you plan to attend events, should the rare chance of a last minute cancellation happen, a message can be sent to you directly.
Forgive the late notice, but this week has got away from me.
This Monday will be a Method Monday- methods will be treble Bob hunt and Cambridge Minor. It has also been suggested we follow the practice with pizza if people would like to join us?
See you Monday at 6:00pm.
Methods for this practice:
- Spliced Plain and Little Bob Minor
- Cambridge Minor
Do come along for anything from rounds and call changes upwards.
Drinks afterwards at the Moon On The Square.
Next Monday 7th May will be our next Method Monday.
Even though it is Bank Holiday we will be ringing. Practice is from 6 – 7.30 followed by beer.
The methods we will concentrate on are Kent Minor and Stedman Doubles.
We will also be ringing other double methods and plain hunt as usual.
Look forward to seeing you all.
Hope you have all enjoyed the snow?
March has seemed to creep up really quickly and I have forgotten to let you all know the methods for this Monday.
So come prepared to ring Cambridge Minor and spliced St Simon’s and St Martin’s.
Practice starts at 6pm and finishes at 7.30, followed by beer.
Look forward to seeing you all
This Monday 5th February is our next Method Monday.
We are going to ring touches of St Clements and re try New Bob Doubles with a side helping of All Saints.
Don’t forget we also welcome new conductors who want to try their hand at calling touches.
As it St Agatha’s Day we will not be drinking in the Moon in the Square, but going out for pizza.
Everyone is very welcome to come and join us for ringing and pizza.
Thank you everyone for all your hard work over Christmas all the bells of Bournemouth were rung.
There will be New Years Eve ringing at Sacred Heart, meet at the tower at 23.30.
The practice on Monday 1st has been cancelled. So the following Monday 8th January will be our Method Monday.
Methods will be St Clements Minor and New Bob Doubles.
This is just a reminder that this coming Monday (4th) is Method Monday.
The methods will be St Nicholas Doubles and touches of Kent. All budding conductors please come armed with some touches.
Followed by beer.
Method Monday practice…. methods will be Little Bob Minor and Kent. Remember the more people that can come ready to ring the methods the more progress everyone can make. There will also be opportunities for people that don’t normally get the chance to call touches to have a go.
Just a reminder that this Monday (Oct 2nd) at Sacred Heart we will be ringing Double Court Minor and touches of Stedman.
If you are new to conducting you will also have the oppurtunity to try your hand at calling Bob Doubles or Grandsire.
See you all on Monday, there will also be the usual beer tasting session afterwards
Just a reminder that it is ‘Method Monday’ at Sacred Heart this coming Monday – Methods Double Court Minor and St Martins Doubles and beer to follow. See you there!