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Hampreston April 2018 Quarter Peal Day

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This month’s Quarter Peal day is being organised by Sally Jenkins and is on Friday 27th April in the Shaftesbury / Stalbridge /Sturminster Newton area of North Dorset. Click here for further details.

Hampreston March/April 2018 Quarter Peal Day

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The next Quarter Peal day is being organised by Ross Bradley and is on Friday 6th April in the Bournemouth and Poole area. Click here for further details.

Hampreston February/March 2018 Quarter Peal Day

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The next Quarter Peal day is being organised by Ross Bradley and is on Friday 2nd March in the Bournemouth and Poole area. Click here for further details.

Hampreston January 2018 Quarter Peal Day

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This month’s Quarter Peal day is being organised by Jack Pease and is on Friday 26th January in the Lyme Regis – Bridport area of West Dorset. Click here for further details.

Hampreston Quarter Peal Day Friday 23rd September – Report

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This month we were very short of ringers so just six of us set out to ring three quarters in the morning, finishing at a local pub for lunch. We had some good ringing but failed to score Kent Treble bob minor and mixed doubles, our only success being the one detailed below.

Milborne St Andrew (St Andrew), Dorset:
1296 Single Oxford Bob Minor in 45 mins
1 Ross A Bradley
2 Ed Warren
3 Marisa Bartlett
4 Paul Tyson
5 Mike Jasper
6 Angie Jasper (C)
1st in the method for 4.
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal Day and as a birthday compliment to Hampreston ringer Tom Harris.

New Method Composed to Celebrate 5 Years of Quarter Peal Days

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A new major method has been composed by Jack Pease to celebrate five years of Hampreston Quarter Peal Days, during which a group of ringers have been ringing quarter peals every month at various towers. The method was rung for the first time tonight at St John’s in Bournemouth by a band formed entirely of ringers who have been regulars on quarter peal days.
The method has been named by Jack as: ‘Single Hampreston Bob Major’.
Details of tonight’s performance of the new method have been published on BellBoard and can be viewed here: http://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/view.php?id=1025946

Hampreston Quarter Peal Day Friday 12th August – Report

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[Ross Bradley writes:]

A wonderful day out in Somerset, against all the odds, thanks to Jack’s organising skills when we were unexpectedly reduced in numbers. Congratulations go to Harry for his first on 8 and to Jack on ringing his 100th for the Guild.

We attempted our new method Hampreston Bob Major but it came to grief not far from coming round. The Single Canterbury major proved to be a step too far but an excellent attempt at [Single Canterbury Bob] triples also came to an unhappy end with only about ten minutes to go.

Next event: Friday Fun Kingston tbc. 2nd September; Quarter day Friday 23rd September tbc; October Quarter day in half term week tbc by Jack.

Details of the successful quarter are as follows:

Hardington Mandeville (Blessed Virgin Mary), Somerset:
1260 Plain Bob Triples in 46 mins
1 Sue Barrance
2 Jack R Pease
3 Marisa P G Bartlett
4 Mike L Jasper
5 Richard Picker
6 Paul J Tyson
7 Angie M E Jasper (C)
8 Harry Roberts
First on 8 at first attempt for 8.
100th quarter peal for the Guild, aged 17 for 2.
Rung for Hampreston Quarter Peal Day.