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Bell Ringing at St Tudy

Tower Bells

 

Now we are three!

Three bells were rung before the morning service on Sunday 13th September.

Numbers 1, 3 and 5.

This is the maximum we can ring and keep to the 1m+ requirements.

 

 


 

Sunday before the service 10:30 to 11:00 am

Thursday Practice Night 7:00 to 8:30 pm

(Please check with the Ringers Notice Board below for any variations)

 

Guide to the Bells of St Tudy Church

Guide to the Bells of Michaelstow Church

 

All welcome, ringers and non-ringers.

Why not join us and learn to ring?

 

Truro Diocesan Guild of Ringers

Newsletter Truro Diocesian Guild of Ringers

 

Tower Captain

Paul Tucker   01208 851119

 

If you are interested in learning about bell ringing, we invite you, and any friends you know of who are interested, to come along to our Thursday Practice Evening from 7:00 to 8:30 pm to talk to us. 

Then, if you want to take it further, we will work out the best way forward for you.  

If you can’t make Thursday evenings, please let us know and we will see what we can do for you.

We would particularly like to invite young people to think about learning to ring.  Maybe a group of friends would be interested in learning together? 

 



St Tudy Ringers visit to Altarnun Saturday 10th February 2018

Eight St Tudy Ringers visited Altarnun Church to ring the bells and afterwards have lunch in th nearby Rising Sun inn.

This was the first time the present Ringers had rung eight bells, and we were thankful for the help and advice provided by the two Altarnun Ringers present.

 

 


 

St Tudy Ringers 'on tour' at St Kew 28th October 2017

Seven St Tudy Ringers started again the long standing practice of visiting other towers to ring their bells with a trip to St Kew.

Many thanks to Ken for the warm welcome, and help with our ringing.

After ringing, we had an excellent lunch in the St Kew Inn next door to the church.

 

 

 


 

St Tudy Ringers

 

 

 

St Tudy Ringers around 1910

No.6  Our Tenor Bell

 


 

The bells at Michaelstow are not ringable, but are chimed before services using an Ellacombe Chiming Apparatus.

This apparatus allows a single person at ground level to chime all six bells by pulling on ropes which are attached to hammers in the belfry.  The hammers strike the stationary bells.

 

The bells of Michaelstow and the Ellacombe Chiming Aparatus.

 


 

Ringers Notice Board

 

We are working to find a safe way to ring again whilst meeting the requirements of the Church of England.

 

Truro Diocesan Guild — Northern District.

Improvers Practice:  10:00 to 12:00 

 

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