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Officers

John Booth (BRF, Ringing Master)
Rev Harold Dobbin (Chairman)
Sue French (Secretary)
Steven Harpham (Education)
Luke Heaton (District Committee)
Nich Holberton (District Committee)
Jo Holberton-Wright (District Committee)
Gill Hughes (Education)
Sue Peach (Management Group, Minutes Secretary)

 

Calendar

21st May 2022
  • Chesterfield District Training Afternoon

    21st May 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    St Peter & St Paul Church, Old Brampton, Main Road, Old Brampton, Chesterfield S42 7JG, UK

    An afternoon of intensive tuition based on what you can already ring, and what you would like to progress to - anything from Plain Bob to Stedman or Cambridge.. We'll have a band of competent ringers to ring with you, and we'll be using our simulator (so no-one can hear any mistakes). Cost £5 - places are limited so book early using our online form, or contact Andrew Hall.
    Poster with full details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11LY-sYsTzKctJjn595UVuDJFxfRQR9w3/view?usp=sharing

     
     

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28th May 2022
  • ART Module 2F Old Brampton

    28th May 2022 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm

    Full details: https://events.bellringing.org/events/courses/teaching-course-module-2f-old-brampton-derbyshire

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12th June 2022
  • DYR Meeting

    12th June 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    To be confirmed

    For young ringers (you need to be able to ring rounds unaccompanied - otherwise bring a 'minder' - they just might get a ring too! We also ring more advanced things). Just turn up at a practice or contact dyr@derbyda.org.uk.

    https://www.derbyda.org.uk/dyr/

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18th June 2022
  • DDA Horsley Cup, Arthur Ashby Finals & Summer Meeting

    18th June 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Finals of the 2 six bell contests. Full details TBC. Draw at 2 pm.

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9th July 2022
  • Ringing outing to Wirksworth and Duffield via Ecclesbourne railway

    9th July 2022 @ 11:45 am - 6:15 pm
    Duffield, Belper DE56, UK

    Train trip on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway on Saturday 9th July, between Duffield and Wirksworth.

    Details to be confirmed but to follow roughly the below schedule;

    • Depart Duffield station at 11.50, 
    • Arrive at Wirksworth station at 12.30
    • lunch and a ring in Wirksworth
    • Depart Wirksworth station at 3.40
    • Arrive at Duffield at 4 pm
    • ring at Duffield

    Please contact District Secretary on cesec@derbyda.org.uk if you would like to register an interest.

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10th July 2022
  • DYR Meeting

    10th July 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    To be confirmed

    For young ringers (you need to be able to ring rounds unaccompanied - otherwise bring a 'minder' - they just might get a ring too! We also ring more advanced things). Just turn up at a practice or contact dyr@derbyda.org.uk.

    https://www.derbyda.org.uk/dyr/

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23rd July 2022
  • Rope Splicing Workshop

    23rd July 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Mugginton Village Hall, Mugginton, Ashbourne DE6 4PL, UK


    How to make a short splice. Theory and practical with Alec Humphrey.

    Equipment required: Swedish fid (may be purchased on the day, £7, cash only), very sharp small knife or small scissors, tape (insulating or masking), thin string, chopping board, apron or old tea towel.
    Rope will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own (including full-length bell rope)
    Fee: £5 (cash on the day please) refreshments included.
     
    Book using our online form, or contact Steve Harpham.

    Full details on this poster.
    Please display a copy in your tower.



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14th August 2022
  • DYR Meeting

    14th August 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    To be confirmed

    For young ringers (you need to be able to ring rounds unaccompanied - otherwise bring a 'minder' - they just might get a ring too! We also ring more advanced things). Just turn up at a practice or contact dyr@derbyda.org.uk.

    https://www.derbyda.org.uk/dyr/

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10th September 2022
  • Ringing outing to Beverley area of Yorkshire

    10th September 2022
    Beverley HU17, UK

    Ringing outing to Beverley area of Yorkshire.
    Details to follow.

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11th September 2022
  • DYR Meeting

    11th September 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    To be confirmed

    For young ringers (you need to be able to ring rounds unaccompanied - otherwise bring a 'minder' - they just might get a ring too! We also ring more advanced things). Just turn up at a practice or contact dyr@derbyda.org.uk.

    https://www.derbyda.org.uk/dyr/

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1st October 2022
  • Association Inter District 8 Bell Contest and October Meeting

    1st October 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Details to be confirmed - Southern District

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9th October 2022
  • DYR Meeting

    9th October 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    To be confirmed

    For young ringers (you need to be able to ring rounds unaccompanied - otherwise bring a 'minder' - they just might get a ring too! We also ring more advanced things). Just turn up at a practice or contact dyr@derbyda.org.uk.

    https://www.derbyda.org.uk/dyr/

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13th November 2022
  • DYR Meeting

    13th November 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    To be confirmed

    For young ringers (you need to be able to ring rounds unaccompanied - otherwise bring a 'minder' - they just might get a ring too! We also ring more advanced things). Just turn up at a practice or contact dyr@derbyda.org.uk.

    https://www.derbyda.org.uk/dyr/

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19th November 2022
  • Ring and afternoon tea - Matlock and Brackenfield

    19th November 2022
    Matlock DE4, UK

    Ring and afternoon tea.
    Matlock andBrackenfield towers, with tea at a garden centre. 
    Details to follow.

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