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Christmas Handbells ’15

Well it seems to be that time of year again – time to brush off the music stands, crack out the handbells and start the carol-ringing season again!

Christmas Handbells

01/12/2015: Christmas Handbells ’15 Well it seems to be that time of year again – time to brush off the music stands, crack out the handbells and start the carol-ringing season again! 16/02/2015: Southwark Letter of Thanks We have received…

Christmas Handbells

Although ringing Christmas Carols on handbells (see music right) involves a lot of organisation of performances, practices, ringers & bucket shakers, we all have loads of fun! If you would like to get involved this year & view videos of…

Christmas Handbells ’14

This was a bumper year for us which included many different locations, silly hats, fairy lights, lots of micro-pore tape, Santa Claus(!)… oh, and we managed to raise over £1000(!!) for the Southwark Cathedral Appeal. I have uploaded the spreadsheet…

Christmas Handbells 2013

Having taken a break last year, it was decided that the UL should once again entertain the shoppers of London with carols, raising money for the Southwark Cathedral bell fund. After a few ad-hoc practices in early November, Jacqui started…

Trafalgar Square Christmas Handbells 2011

After some time of deliberation Mariko booked our Trafalgar Square slot: “I’ve booked a slot for us to perform which will be on Friday 9th December from 8-9pm… Practices will be 16th Oct, 6th Nov, 20th Nov and 4th Dec…

Trafalgar Square Christmas Handbells 2008

(…to the tune of “Ding Dong Merrily on High”) Ding dong merrily down low In the square the bells were ringing And we hoped it didn’t snow, While our handbells were singing! ‘Round the Christmas tree We rang so merrily,…

Rachel’s Last Practice as Master

Rachel’s last practice began in the usual way, with a couple of drinks at the Bounds. I was very excited when I discovered that Spoons have a ‘Gin Festival’ – G&Ts were cheaper than usual, and there were lots of…

Christmas shoot for Capital FM!

On the 10th day of the month October, in the year 2018, the committee received a rather strange email. An email many members were unsure about. Was it real? It began with ‘Hi, I have an odd request’, and the…

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The University of London Society of Change Ringers was founded just after the end of WWII with the objectives being the promotion of the art & science of change ringing in the University of London & ringing for church services.…