Andrew Hills 2012-13

Easter Tour 2013

Friday 5 May The weekend started for most with a trip down the M3 (or railway) to Romsey to arrive at Hursley, Rosemary’s “home tower”. After an hour of some quality 12 bell focus, we adjourned to “The Dolphin” for beer and banter. There was much excitement when it was discovered the pub was having …

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Pancake Party 2013

This year’s event was kindly hosted by Luke and Harry at their Wapping Pad. The President arrived equipped with two bottles of Malbec, which managed to disappear nicely during the evening. Rhiannon played the role of mother hen and helped Luke make the batter and organise the kitchen, while the others chatted in the lounge. …

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Peal Weekend 2013

Dedicated to the memory of Roger Bailey. This year’s UL peal weekend was held, as is customary, across the second weekend of February. Proceedings started on Friday evening at St Peter, Walworth. The plan had been to ring Superlative, but the UL aren’t very good at sticking to plans, so a peal of Cambridge Major …

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London 12 bell 2012

This year the London 12 bell striking competition was hosted on the, well, awkward bells of St John’s, Croydon “Croydon Minister”, and the test piece was a fairly simple two courses of Stedman Cinques. I remember it being a really cold morning, but not sure whether there actually was snow…  Just before the draw Shirley …

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