Tag Archives: April Day Doubles

Congratultions Nicola Penny – First Quarter Peal of April Day

Congratulations to Nicola Penny for her first Quarter Peal of April Day (Plain Bob Doubles with Grandsire Singles), ring for Evensong at the Priory.

All the ringers were members of the Christchurch Priory Band.

Winchester & Portsmouth Diocesan Guild
On Sunday, 8 May 2016 in 45 min
Christchurch, Dorset
Priory Church of Holy Trinity
Tenor: 10 cwt A
1260 April Day Doubles
1 Tim Martin
2 Nicola Penny
3 Rosemary Rogers (C)
4 Frances Benjamin
5 Richard Woodward
6 Ian Penny

2 First in Method

Quarter Peal in memory of Ronald Brightman at St. Peter’s Bournemouth

A performance rung by a Bournemouth Bells Band. Congratulations Roger!

Bournemouth, Dorset
St Peter
Sunday, 8 May 2016 in 49m (20–2–7 in E)
1290 Mixed Doubles
240 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure 120 Southrepps 120 Clifford’s Pleasure 240 Plain Bob 120 Kennington 120 April Day 330 Grandsire
1 Joan Smithies
2 Kim Matthews
3 Christopher PK Smithies
4 Tim Kettle
5 Paul R Smith (C)
6 Roger Zimmerman
7 *
8 Norah Slater
1st attempt 6
Rung in memory of Ronald Brightman, husband of Susan Mew, both of Carhampton tower in Dunster Branch of Bath and Wells Association of Change Ringers.
Also sending Get Well wishes to Guy Newbery.

Ladies’ Guild Members ring for the Queen and St. George’s Day

Ladies Guild
Minstead, Hampshire
All Saints
Sunday, 24 April 2016 in 42m (7–0–20 in B♭)
1260 Doubles (2m)
240 April day, 1020 Plain Bob
Julie Hodkin
Polly Osborne
Patricia Davidson (C)
Mary Sterry
Elizabeth Davey
Jo Hadfield
First quarter peal for the Ladies Guild, 6.
Rung by members of the Southern District, for St George and in celebration of HM The Queen’s 90th Birthday.

QP of 8 Doubles Methods by Local Brighstone Band

Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Sunday, 6 March 2016 in 36mins (7-1-15)
1260 Doubles (8m/V/p)
60 Stedman, 240 each Reverse Canterbury, Plain Bob, Grandsire, 120 each Cliffords Pleasure, April Day, Wychbold, Dedworth
Clarissa Turton
Jenny Brudenell
Dan Ruszczyk
Rachel Ruszczyk
Stephen Noyes (C)
Beccy Noyes
Most m/v/p: 2,3,4
By a local band on Mothering Sunday