Southampton University Guild have scored 4 firsts… read on!
Southampton University Guild
The Ascension, Bitterne Park
Saturday, 28 January 2017 in 2h34m (3–1–0 in E♭)
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
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.
Unfortunately the special doubles practice at Wickham on Thursday 8th Sept has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule it, in the meantime there will still be a normal practice at Wickham for anyone wishing to attend.
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.
Saturday, 11 June 2016 (5–0–8 in C)
(1p/4m: 60 Stedman; 240 each Reverse Canterbury, St. Simon’s; 360 each Grandsire, Plain Bob)
1 Suzanne Hunt
2 Alison D Smith
3 Margaret J Smith
4 Adam S Greenley (C)
5 Benjamin D Constant