Notices and Adverts

Notices published in issue 5590 (June 15 2018) and in the two preceding issues


The Revd JOHN ORME. Harpenden ringers are sad to announce his death on 28th May peacefully in hospital. His funeral will take place at 1pm on Tuesday 19th June at St Nicholas’, Harpenden, Herts. Ringing before and after.        [6041]

Funeral Announcements

CUBITT David, husband of Mo and father of Paul, Robert and Rebecca, grandfather of five. He was for nearly 60 years a member of the Mancroft Guild and Colegate Societies in Norwich, the NDA and ASCY ringing 745 peals. David was a regular contributor to the Ringing World as a ringing historian.

The funeral will take place at St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, at 3.30 pm on Friday 8th June. The bells will not be available as the new ringing floor is not completed.

No flowers but donations may be made to The Children’s Society c/o Peter Taylor Funeral Services, 85 Unthank Road, Norwich NR2 2PE. 01603 760787.[6040]

Change of Address


For sale / wanted

University Announcements

LEEDS UNIVERSITY. 60th Annual Dinner & Ceilidh. 24 Nov 2018: Tickets £50: £10 discount for deposits by 1 July. Please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Guild / Association Announcements

Tower Announcements

ST MARY BOURNE. Sunday 24th June. Evensong 6pm with Blessing of new ringing chamber and facilities. Quarter peal 4.30pm, open ringing 5.30pm, ringing after service & blessing at approx 7pm. All welcome.[6044]

Open Days

DERBY D.A. Monday 27 August. Open Day in the south of the Peak District. Up to 10 towers will be open for ringing during the day. Details to follow. All welcome.[2076]

Weekday Meetings and Practices

LACR. The next Midweek Meeting will be held at Christ Church, Bootle, L20 9HJ on Thursday 14th June 2018 between 7.30pm and 8.30pm.     [2063]

Meetings on Saturday June 9

HERTFORD C.A. Western District. Meeting at Little Gaddesden (6) 3pm. Service 4.30pm followed by tea, business meeting and evening ringing. Names for tea to Virginia Westmacott, 01442 842428.   [2064]

LACR. Furness & South Lakeland Branch. Our next Branch Meeting will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Brathay, on Saturday June 9th. Ringing from 2.30-4.30pm will be followed by afternoon refreshments. All are most welcome to join us.             [2065]

PETERBOROUGH DIOCESAN GUILD OF CHURCH BELL RINGERS. AGM Saturday June 9th, 2018. Afternoon ringing (2.30-3.30pm) Ringstead (6) & Islip (6), (3.30-4.30pm) Thrapston (8). Followed by service, tea & meeting (in church hall). Names for tea by 06.06.19. to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Evening ringing until approximately 9pm at Wadenhoe (6). All welcome.            [2066]

SDGR. Calne Branch. Practice and picnic at Compton Bassett. Ringing at 15:30, service at 16:30 followed by picnic. Bring your own picnic or something to share.[2067]

ST DAVID’S GUILD. AGM will be held on 09 June 2018, St Davids Cathedral. Ringing 2-3.50pm. Service 4pm Lady chapel, tea 4.30pm Ty’r Pererin/Pilgrim Centre. AGM approx 6pm. Ringing afterwards if required. All ringers welcome, all standards will be accommodated during ringing practice.              [2070]

Meetings on Saturday June 16

CHESTER D.G. South Branch. Ringing at Stockton Heath 3.30-4.30pm then Stretton 5-6pm, followed by pub meal. Numbers please to Mary Stanwell 01270 628900 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .      [2071]

EAST DERBYSHIRE AND WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CHURCH BELLRINGERS. Meeting will be held at the Darley Dale Parish Church on Saturday 16 June 2018 between 7 and 8.30pm. All are welcome.     [2068]

WORCESTERSHIRE & DISTRICTS CRA. Northern Branch. Meeting will be held on Saturday 16 June 2018 at St Peter, Cookley (6). Ringing from 3.30pm, Service at 4.45pm followed by a BBQ and a short business meeting.  Names for barbecue (essential to avoid disappointment) should be sent to Andrew Gray, (Mobile No. 07890 885136) mailto: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wednesday 6 June 2018.        [2069]

Meetings on Saturday June 23

CHESTER D.G. Wirral Branch. Stedman & Grandsire Workshop at Neston from 10.30am until 2pm. If you need more info ring 07854 633185.


LACR. Fylde Branch. Singleton (6) 3-5pm.[2073]

Meetings on Saturday June 30

LADIES’ GUILD. Marches District. 10:00-11:00, Cound SY5 6EW. 11:30-12:30, Berrington SY5 6HD. Lunch Three Fishes, Bayston Hill SY3 0DB. 15:00-16:00, Meole Brace SY3 9HG.[2074]

Meetings on Saturday July 7

LACR. Liverpool Branch. On 7th July 2018 from 2pm onwards we shall be holding a joint meeting between Wigan Branch and ourselves. 2-3pm St Thomas’, Eccleston, WA10 2RE. 3.30-5pm St Peter’s, Hindley, WN2 3HA (includes tea). Evening ringing (time to be arranged) St James’, Poolstock, WN3 5EZ.[2075]

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