Matthew Sheasby achieves his first peal

Matthew Sheasby achieved his first peal on Wednesday 16th September, on the Royal Jubilee Bells. This was a peal of Grandsire Triples, which (in common with all peals of “Triples”) features every single permutation possible on seven bells (5040 changes). It took 2 hours 52 minutes to complete. The band included Matthew’s father, Christopher, and […]

Visit to St Margaret Pattens and party at Nolan’s

On Thursday 27th August we had a practice with a difference, namely a visit to ring the newly rehung single bell at St Margaret Pattens on Eastcheap. The bell was raised, but when it was set by the 3rd person, the stay broke. On inspection, this old stay was cracked in an unusual place along […]

Richard’s first quarter peal

The next in the series of “first quarter pealers” was Richard Harris, who rang the treble to Plain Bob Doubles. Garlickhythe Guild of Change Ringers City of London The Royal Jubilee Bells at St James Garlickhythe Thursday, 9 July 2015 in 42 mins (9–1–25 in G♯) 1260 Plain Bob Doubles 1 Richard J Harris 2 […]

Jonathan’s first quarter peal

After almost 3 years since starting to learn, Jonathan Rawlings achieved his first quarter peal, on what was a very hot evening!       Garlickhythe Guild of Change Ringers City of London The Royal Jubilee Bells at St James Garlickhythe Thursday, 25 June 2015 in 42 mins (9–1–25 in G sharp) 1260 Plain Bob […]

The Royal Jubilee Bells are back in action

On 24th July 2014, we held our first practice at St James Garlickhythe for several months following the replacement of 4 of the headstocks. (The Whitechapel Bell Foundry’s supplier of headstocks failed them by supplying headstocks with a manufacturing fault. Once this was discovered, the foundry replaced the faulty headstocks free of charge.) Bubbly was […]