Tag Archives: Cambridge Surprise Maximus

New Monthly 12-bell Practice at Hursley – Trial Period Starts Friday 24th February

At our tower AGM last Friday we agreed that, for a trial period, there would be an open 12-bell practice at All Saints’, Hursley, on the fourth Friday of the month. The first 12-bell practice will be on 24th February, at 7.30 p.m.
Usual methods – Grandsire, Stedman, Little Bob, Yorkshire, Bristol,
Cambridge.

This practice is open to anyone who would like to practise 12-bell  ringing.
Visitors are, of course, still most welcome to join our regular practice any week.

Best wishes, Tony Smith (Tower Captain)

Invitation to Winchester Cathedral 12-bell practice Weds 27th April

There will be a 12 bell practice at Winchester on the last Wednesday of the month, 27th April, at 7.30pm. Usual methods – Stedman, Grandsire, Yorkshire, Little Bob, Bristol, Cambridge. If we have enough we will ring Yorkshire 14.

This practice is open to anyone who would like to practise 12/14 bell ringing.

The following practice will be on Wednesday 25th May.

John Colliss

Winchester Cathedral 12 bell Practice – 30th March

There will be a 12 bell practice at Winchester  on the last Wednesday of the month, 30th March, at 7.30pm. Usual methods – Stedman, Grandsire, Yorkshire, Little Bob, Bristol, Cambridge. If we have enough we will ring Yorkshire 14.

This practice is open to anyone who would like to practise 12/14 bell ringing.

The next practice will be on Wednesday 27th April.

John Colliss

BBC Bells on Sunday Schedule for March 2016

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BBC Bells on Sunday

March 2016 schedule.

 6th.     St. Francis, Cathedral, Adelaide., Sth. Aus.  Ringing Cambridge Surprise Maximus

13th.    Woodchurch, Wirral.    Ringing Cambridge Surprise Major.

20th.    Penn, Wolverhampton.   Ringing Plain Bob Doubles.

27th.   EASTERAbergavenny, Monmouth.  Ringing Grandsire Caters.

The BBC Bells on Sunday archive can be viewed by clicking here

Matt Young (Originally from the Isle of Wight) Turns in Tenor at St. Paul’s

Matt originally learned to ring on the Isle of Wight. He has developed something of a specialism of ringing very heavy tenors – this 3 ton specimin is an impressive addition to the list.
City of London
Cathedral Church of St Paul
Friday, 1 January 2016 in 4 h14 (61–2–12 in B♭)
5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus
Composed by R W Pipe
Robert H Childs
Gwen Rogers
Phillip R J Barnes
Susan L Apter
David I Bassford
Paul N Mounsey (C)
Martin J Cansdale
Stephen J Ollerton
Philip Rogers
1 0 Martin C Faulkes
11 Graham Bloom
12 Matthew J Young
Information from Bellboard

Winchester Cathedral 12 bell practice 25th November 7.30pm(*No December Practice)

There will be a 12 bell practice at Winchester Cathedral on the last Wednesday of the month, 25th November, at 7.30pm. Usual methods – Stedman, Grandsire, Yorkshire, Little Bob, Bristol, Cambridge. This practice is open to anyone who would like to practise 12/14 bell ringing.

There will not be a practice in December.

Please note that there is almost no parking in The Close because of the Christmas Market.

John Colliss