Tag Archives: St Simon’s Doubles

Bournemouth Sacred Heart “Method Monday” 6th March

Sacred Heart Bournemouth are starting up a “Method Monday” on the 1st Monday of each month, methods will be similar to the minor method practiced at Sopley each month, so you can get even more practice?

March Method Monday will be Double Court Minor and touches of St Simons Doubles. Practice is from 5.45 – 7.15 followed by beer!.

Congratulations Clare Merivale (Southampton SUGCR) First Peal as Conductor + 3 other firsts

Southampton University Guild have scored 4 firsts… read on!

Southampton University Guild
Southampton, Hampshire
The Ascension, Bitterne Park
Saturday, 28 January 2017 in 2h34m (3–1–0 in E♭)
5040 Doubles
2880 Plain Bob, 720 St Simon’s Bob, 720 St Martin’s Bob, 720 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place, 23 c.o.m.
1 Jonathan C Mills
2 Daniel Graham
3 Josh L Harris
4 Samuel M Senior
5 Clare M Merivale (C)
6 Mike Martin

First Peal: 4, and as Conductor
First Inside to Doubles: 5
First on Treble: 1

Ian Rees Reports from the Basingstoke District Practice

14 ringers turned up for the Basingstoke District Practice Saturday the 15th of October at Sherfield on Loddon, representing, representing 6 towers. A good standard of ringing was achieved, and methods included Grandsire, Plain Bob and St Simon’s Doubles, Plain Bob, St Clement’s and Cambridge minor, as well as call changes. Stedman Doubles just wouldn’t go.

Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves, with one ringer covering to doubles for the first time.

We look forward to our last practice of the year which will be at Rotherwick on Saturday 19th November at Rotherwick, from 2 – 4 pm. All ringers will be welcome.

Ian Rees

Wickham Doubles Practice Report by Lisa Ashforth (Next One is Thursday Sept 8th)

On Thursday night ringers from Shedfield, Titchfield, Purbrook, Alverstoke, Catherington and Christchurch Priory joined the Wickham band for a themed doubles practice.

Methods rung included St Simon’s bob, Stedman and a 120 of the plain bob doubles variation Kennington.

The next themed practice will be Thursday 8th September, to attempt touches of St. Simon’s bob and the Reverse Canterbury variation Southrepps. All ringers welcome to come along on the night.

 

Newnham Quarter Peal for the Queen’s 90th Birthday

Newnham, Hampshire
St Nicholas
Saturday, 11 June 2016 (5–0–8 in C)
1260 Doubles
(1p/4m: 60 Stedman; 240 each Reverse Canterbury, St. Simon’s; 360 each Grandsire, Plain Bob)
Suzanne Hunt
Alison D Smith
Margaret J Smith
Adam S Greenley (C)
Benjamin D Constant
To mark the 90th birthday of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.