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Practice Nights

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TowerBellsWeightPractice NightDistrictPost Code
Alvaston (St Michael & All Angels)617-1-3 (878kg) in FMon 7:30 (Except BH)SouthernDE24 0QF
Aston on Trent (All Saints)69-3-15 (502kg) in F#Mon 7.30pm for beginners, with the main practice being at 8.00pmSouthernDE72 2AZ
Barlborough (St James)611-2-16 (591kg) in F#Monday 7pm to 8pmChesterfieldS43 4ER
Blackwell (St Werburgh)67-2-0 (381kg) in AMon 7:00-8:30ChesterfieldDE55 5HZ
Bonsall (St James the Apostle)67-2-8 (385kg) in BbMon 7:30-9:00PeakDE4 2AA
Burbage (Christ Church)69-0-2 (458kg) in GMon 7:00-8:30 (contact Secretary to confirm)PeakSK17 9AA
Chesterfield (St Mary & All Saints)1025-1-5 (1285kg) in DMon 7:30-9:00 pmChesterfieldS41 7TD
Derby (St Peter)812-1-5 (625kg) in F#Mon 7:30-9:00SouthernDE1 1SN
Horsley (St Clement)612-2-11 (640kg) in FMon 7:30-9:00CentralDE21 5FB
Netherseal (St Peter)811-2-7 (587kg) in GMon 7:30-9:00 (1st & 2nd)SouthernDE12 8DF
Old Brampton (Ss Peter & Paul)612-0-9 (614kg) in AbMon 19:00-21:00 Visitors welcome - please check first before travellingChesterfieldS42 7JG
Overseal (St Matthew)89-3-1 (496kg) in AbMon 7:30-9:00 (3rd, 4th & 5th)SouthernDE12 6LR
Shirland (St Leonard)68-0-18 (415kg) in GMonday 7:30 pmChesterfieldDE55 6BJ
Spondon (St Werburgh)68-1-18 (427kg) in GMon 7:00 (by arrangement)SouthernDE21 7LJ
Stanton by Dale (St Michael & All Angels)810-2-1 (534kg) in AbMon 7:30-9:00 (not bank holidays)SouthernDE7 4QE
Stanton in Peak (Holy Trinity)64-0-20 (212kg) in DMon 8:00-9:00PeakDE4 2LU
Tibshelf (St John the Baptist)69-1-0 (470kg) in F#Mon 7:00-8:30ChesterfieldDE55 5NU


TowerBellsWeightPractice NightDistrictPost Code
Ashford in the Water (Holy Trinity)66-0-6 (308kg) in BTue 7:00-8:30PeakDE45 1QB
Ashover (All Saints)1018-0-10 (919kg) in ETue 7:30-9:00PeakS45 0AB
Bolsover (Ss Mary & Lawrence)814-3-1 (750kg) in GTuesday 7:30-9:00ChesterfieldS44 6HB
Chapel en le Frith (St Thomas a Becket)611cwt (~550kg) in GTue 7:30-9:00PeakSK23 0ET
Clowne (St John the Baptist)67-2-12 (386kg) in BbTue 7:00-8:30 (1st, 3rd & 5th)ChesterfieldS43 4DP
Cubley (St Andrew)49-1-18 (478kg) in F#Tue (or Wed) 7:00-9:30CentralDE6 2EY
Derby (All Saints Cathedral)1019-0-1 (966kg) in DbTue 7:30-9:00SouthernDE1 3DY
Dronfield (St John the Baptist)812-3-20 (657kg) in F#Tue 7:30-9:00ChesterfieldS18 1QX
Duffield (St Alkmund)1017-2-11 (894kg) in ETue 7:30-9:00CentralDE56 4BA
Egginton (St Wilfrid)37-0-7 (359kg) in A#Tuesdays 5.30 - 6.15CentralDE65 6HS
Etwall (St Helen)6 8-2-24 (443kg) in AbTue (8:00 by arrangement)CentralDE65 6LP
Hartington (St Giles)89-0-5 (459kg) in A.Tue 7:30-9:00 p.m.PeakSK17 0AS
Heanor (St Lawrence)815-2-4 (789kg) in ETueCentralDE75 7AG
Hope (St Peter)814-1-22 (734kg) in F#Tue 7:30 – 9:00 PeakS33 6ZG
Kirk Hallam (All Saints)34-2-3 (230kg) in CTue 7:00-8:00SouthernDE7 4ND
Long Eaton (St Laurence)86-2-6 (333kg) in Bb.Tue 7:30-9:00 (alternate with Sawley)SouthernNG10 1LT
Melbourne (St Michael with St Mary)1215-1-24 (786kg) in F#.Tue 7:30-9:00, also 12 Bell Practices (see Calendar).SouthernDE73 8JH
North Wingfield (St Lawrence)817-3-21 (911kg) in ETue 7:30-8:30ChesterfieldS42 5HX
Pentrich (St Matthew)610-1-17 (528kg) in GTue 7:30 (2nd, 4th)ChesterfieldDE5 3RE
Sawley (All Saints)89-3-4 (497kg) in GTue 7:30-9:00 (alternate with Long Eaton)SouthernNG10 3AR
Shardlow (St James)612-1-24 (633kg) in GTue 7:45SouthernDE72 2GP
Swanwick (St Andrew)617-2-17 (897kg) in F2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 6.30-8:00 pmChesterfieldDE55 1AN
West Hallam (St Wilfrid of York)89-1-6 (473kg) in BbTue 7:30-9:00SouthernDE7 6GS
Wingerworth (All Saints)511-0-9 (563kg) in GTuesday 7.00 - 8.30 pm (Please check before attending) Alternate weeks with North WingfieldChesterfieldS42 6PL
Winshill (St Mark)617-0-14 (870kg) in FTue 7:30SouthernDE15 0HZ
Youlgreave (All Saints)1323-2-24 (1205kg) in DTue 7:30-9:00 (10/12 Bell Practice 4th Tuesday 7:00pm, otherwise by arrangement)PeakDE45 1WL


TowerBellsWeightPractice NightDistrictPost Code
Alfreton (St Martin)810-2-27 (546kg) in GWed 7pm-9pm. The first hour will be primarily for the less experienced ringers and the second hour for the more experienced ringers. If we are short of experienced ringers the practice may finish at 8.30pm. Visitors are most welcome, but please email first. ChesterfieldDE55 7AH
Ashbourne (St Oswald)813-1-21 (683kg) in EWed 7:30-9:00CentralDE6 1AN
Bamford in the Peak (St John the Baptist)64-0-26 (215kg) in DWed 7:30-9:00 (1st & 3rd) by arrangementPeakS33 0AY
Belper (St Peter)814-0-26 (723kg) in F#Wed 7:30-9:00CentralDE56 1FU
Brailsford (All Saints)610-0-14 (514kg) in GWed 7:30 (Occasional)CentralDE6 3AA
Breadsall (All Saints)813cwt - 3qr - 21lbWed 7:30-9:00 (please check - Quarter Peals arranged on an ad hoc basis)SouthernDE21 5LD
Cubley (St Andrew)49-1-18 (478kg) in F#Tue (or Wed) 7:00-9:30CentralDE6 2EY
Darley Dale (St Helen)815-2-2 (788kg) in FWed 7:30-9:00PeakDE4 2GL
Denby (St Mary the Virgin)69-3-20 (504kg) in GWed 7:30-9:00 (alternate weeks)CentralDE5 8PG
Eyam (St Lawrence)66-3-0 (343kg) in AWed 6.00 - 7.00 p.m.PeakS32 5QG
Hartshorne (St Peter)67-1-14 (375kg) in G#.Wed 7:30-9.00 SouthernDE11 7ER
Hathersage (St Michael and All Angels)611-2-10 (589kg) in F#Wed 7:30-9:00 (2nd & 4th)PeakS32 1AJ
Hayfield (St Matthew)810-2-21 (543kg) in AbWed 7:00-8:30PeakSK22 2ER
Killamarsh (St Giles)610-3-26 (558kg) in F#Wednesday 7.00pm to 8.30pmChesterfieldS21 1AS
Morton (Holy Cross)64-3-7 (244kg) in Bb.Wed 7:30-9:00 (may be irregular)ChesterfieldDE55 6GU
Norbury (Ss Mary & Barlok)38cwt (~400kg) in A#.Wed: 7:00-8:30 (by arrangement)CentralDE6 2EQ
Ripley (All Saints)816-2-8 (842kg) in FWed (alternate)CentralDE5 3BW
Ticknall (St George)109-1-26 (482kg) in AWed 7:30-9:00SouthernDE73 7JU


TowerBellsWeightPractice NightDistrictPost Code
Bakewell (All Saints)816-3-21 (860kg) in FThu 7:30-9:00PeakDE45 1FD
Breaston (St Michael)67-1-14 (375kg) in AbThu 7:45-9:00SouthernDE72 3DZ
Church Broughton (St Michael & All Angels)67-2-8 (385kg) in AbThu 7:30-9:00 (1st, 3rd)CentralDE65 5BB
Creswell (St Mary Magdalene)812-2-4 (637kg) in F#Thu 7:00-8:30ChesterfieldS80 4ES
Eckington (Ss Peter & Paul)816-0-14 (819kg) in E.Thu 7:30-9:00ChesterfieldS21 4EP
Elton (All Saints)65-2-13 (285kg) in BThu 7:30-9:00PeakDE4 2BY
Glossop (All Saints)817-0-13 (870kg) in F.Thu 7:30-8:30PeakSK13 7RU
Ilkeston (St Mary the Virgin)817-0-9 (868kg) in EThu 7:30 to 9:00SouthernDE7 5HY
Matlock (St Giles)814-0-0 (711kg) in FThu 7:45-9:00PeakDE4 3BW
Mugginton (All Saints)67-2-24 (392kg) in G#Thu 7:30-9:00CentralDE6 4PG
Ockbrook (All Saints)65-1-26 (279kg) in AThu 7:45-9:00SouthernDE72 3RB
Repton (St Wystan)817-3-0 (902kg) in EThu 7:30SouthernDE65 6FH
Sandiacre (St Giles)610-2-23 (544kg) in F#Thu 7:30-9:00SouthernNG10 5EB
Sutton on the Hill (St Michael)612-0-18 (618kg) in F#Thu 7:30-9:00 (2nd, 4th, 5th)CentralDE6 5JF
Tutbury (St Mary)810-2-5 (536kg) in F#Thu 7:30-9:00 (2nd & 4th)CentralDE13 9JE


TowerBellsWeightPractice NightDistrictPost Code
Brassington (St James)68-0-26 (418kg) in AFri 7:30-9:00 (2nd & 4th) Fri (5th) elsewherePeakDE4 4HJ
Clay Cross (St Bartholomew)68-2-16 (439kg) in AFri 7:30-8:45 - visitors please contact firstChesterfieldS45 9DZ
Fairfield, Buxton (St Peter)812-0-10 (614kg) in F#Fri 7:00-8:30 (check first)PeakSK17 7EA
New Mills (St George)813-1-0 (673kg) in G#.Fri 7.30 - 9.00PeakSK22 4PF
Old Whittington (St Bartholomew)65-0-20 (263kg) in CFri 7:30-9:00ChesterfieldS41 9QY
Tideswell (St John the Baptist)813-0-11 (665kg) in F#Fri 7:30-9:00PeakSK17 8NU
Wirksworth (St Mary)814-1-13 (730kg) in FFri (1st & 3rd) 7:30-9:00 Fri (5th) elsewherePeakDE4 4DQ


TowerBellsWeightPractice NightDistrictPost Code
Belper (Campanile)60-0-10 (4.5Kg)Sun (by arrangement)CentralDE56 1UZ