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  • 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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  • 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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  • Advanced 12 bell practice at Melbourne

    14th July 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    52.82108,-1.42405(Melbourne)

    **** CHECK FIRST - THERE IS AN EVENT ON  IN THE CHURCH SO EITHER DATE OR LOCATION WILL CHANGE ****

    Core methods include Cambridge, Stedman, Bristol and Spliced, plus at least one from Phobos, Zanussi, Avon, Orion. Usually a quarter peal is rung from 6.30 to 7.30.

    Followed by Spirit Vaults (previously the Blue Bell) PH. 

    Contact Christian Peckham via the Melbourne page on the website for more information.

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  • Treasure Trail - Ringing - Pub Meal

    16th July 2022 @ 3:45 pm - 8:45 pm

    Treasure Trail on foot in Baslow
    Meet 3:30-3:45pm at the foot of the tower at St Anne's church.
    Ringing 5:30-6:30pm
    Meal at The Wheatsheaf 6:45pm - book directly with the pub: wheatsheafpubbaslow.co.uk

    Full details on the poster: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xjPusQu7h2IDDwn2P70B3YiJvpPgtzvy/view?usp=sharing

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  • 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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  • Intermediate 12 bell practice

    28th July 2022
    52.82108,-1.42405(Melbourne)

    Monthly 12 bell practice - usually on the 4th Thursday

    Aimed at simpler 12 bell method ringing. Core methods: Grandsire Cinques, Erin Cinques, Kent TB Max, Little Bob Maximus, up to Yorkshire Maximus. If numbers permit and there is demand we may also include Stedman, Cambridge and Bristol.

    Followed by Spirit Vaults (previously the Blue Bell) PH. 

    Contact Christian Peckham via the Melbourne page on the website for more information.

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  • Chesterfield District Bells & Beer Bash

    30th July 2022 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Full details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1soOPZXq03OVhU_z5JlGWXk51ADl91Swk/view?usp=sharing
     
    Booking essential

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  • Advanced 12 bell practice at Melbourne

    11th August 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    52.82108,-1.42405(Melbourne)

    Core methods include Cambridge, Stedman, Bristol and Spliced, plus at least one from Phobos, Zanussi, Avon, Orion. Usually a quarter peal is rung from 6.30 to 7.30.

    Followed by Spirit Vaults (previously the Blue Bell) PH. 

    Contact Christian Peckham via the Melbourne page on the website for more information.

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  • District Ringing Meeting

    13th August 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    S41 7TD, St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S41 7TD, UK

     St Mary's and All Saints (Crooked Spire)

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  • 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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  • Intermediate 12 bell practice

    25th August 2022
    52.82108,-1.42405(Melbourne)

    Monthly 12 bell practice - usually on the 4th Thursday

    Aimed at simpler 12 bell method ringing. Core methods: Grandsire Cinques, Erin Cinques, Kent TB Max, Little Bob Maximus, up to Yorkshire Maximus. If numbers permit and there is demand we may also include Stedman, Cambridge and Bristol.

    Followed by Spirit Vaults (previously the Blue Bell) PH. 

    Contact Christian Peckham via the Melbourne page on the website for more information.

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