Ringing World News

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  1. National 12-Bell Contest Final - Results

    The Results of the 2024 National 12-bell Contest Final, held on Saturday 15th June at Chilcompton, have been announced.

    Congratulations to the Society of Royal Cumberland Youths, winners for the fourth time and the first to beat Birmingham other than a host team since 2015.

    Test Piece: 288 Cambridge Surprise Maximus

    Judges: Thomas W Griffiths (Chief), Julia R Cater and Andrew B Mills

    Position Band Score Order Peal Speed
    1 Society of Royal Cumberland Youths 90% (rang 8) 3h23
    2 Birmingham 88% (rang 6) 3h13
    3 Bristol 87% (rang 5) 3h16
    4 St Paul’s 80% (rang 1) 3h30
    5 Melbourne 78% (rang 3) 3h11
    6 Ancient Society of College Youths 77% (rang 2) 3h18
    7 Cambridge 76% (rang 7) 3h17
    8 Guildford 65% (rang 4) 3h23
    9 Portsmouth 62% (rang 9) 3h27
    10 Chilcompton 60% (rang 10) 3h24

    Click here to listen again to the broadcast, with all the contest ringing, plus interviews and commentary by presenter Matthew Tosh.

  2. Giles Galley - funeral arrangements

    Revd Giles Galley’s funeral will take place at 3pm on Thursday 9th May at St Mary’s, Strensall, York.

    Please advise if attending. David Potter

  3. Happy Easter!

    The Ringing World and BellBoard teams wish all ringers a Happy Easter weekend.

    A reminder that the RW office administrator is on leave between Good Friday (Friday 29th March) and Friday 12th April.

    Finally, don’t forget the clock change!

  4. RW office closure over Easter

    Please note that the office administrator is on leave between Good Friday (Friday 29th March) and Friday 12th April.

    The office email, post and phone will be monitored sporadically by other staff, but please contact the Editor (editor@ringingworld.co.uk) with any urgent queries, and be aware that other replies may be delayed. If your subscription renews at the end of March and you have not yet paid it, please do so as soon as possible to ensure smooth continuation.

    The RW shop will be not be dispatching merchandise and publication orders between those dates. We will fulfil all orders as soon as possible after Monday 15th April.

  5. The Ringing World - Birthday Celebrations

    It’s the Ringing World’s birthday this weekend! Mention us in a footnote and link your performance to the event to access a special certificate, and send us your photos and stories to be in with a chance to win prizes!