- Content Last Updated: Saturday 25 July 2015, 11:27:06; applies to News & Articles only.
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Llandaff Cathedral - updated 25th July 2015
Please note that all ringing at Llandaff Cathedral is suspended with immediate effect
We understand that this is not to do with the tower but is a precautionary and temporary measure until a further inspection is made of other parts of the building during the coming week.
We will let you know as soon as ringing is allowed to re-start.
Association Surprise Major Practices July & August 2015
Please note that the Association Surprise Major Practice planned for this coming Monday, 20th July 2015, is CANCELLED due the unavailablilty of a number of regular attendees.
For similar reasons, the planned Practice at Whitchurch on Monday 17th August 2015 has also been CANCELLED.
5th July 2015
We are pleased to advised that the Association's Facebook Group has been up and running for the past week or so and is proving very popular. Huge thanks to Matthew Turner for setting up and agreeing to administer the Group.
The Facebook Group is intended to complement this website and not to replace it. This website will remain the "official" repository of documents, calendars etc. The Facebook Group is intended to facilitate more informal discussion and sharing of items of interest amongst members.
Please note that the Facebook Group is a "closed group"; only those who are members of the Group will be able to see and make posts when logged into Facebook. We will strive to approve requests for membership of the group as soon as possible
Sponsored Peal at Dyffryn
There will be sponsored peal attempted at Dyffryn in Neath on Saturday 5th September 2015, starting at 10.15am.
This is in aid of fundraising for the near-by church at Cilybebyll where they are trying to raise money for the roof and re-wiring.
Association Calendar Download
19th July 2015:
2015-16 Calendar updated
Each year the Association publishes a printed "Fixture Card" for its membership. Whilst the card may be correct at the time of going to press, practices and events can and do change after publication/printing. Ringers are advised to check this website before attending a practice or event, particularly one to which they do not normally go.
As an additional service, the current, updated Calendar is available for download/import into personal electronic devices.
Pitman Trophy 2015
This year's Association Striking Competions were held on Thursday 2nd July 2015 at Pendoylan in The Vale of Glamorgan.
A lovely sunny evening helped make the event go smoothly, as did the availability of the pub next door. Well, it would have been rude not to
Updated 16th June 2015
The Association's Management Committee is the body that oversees its running. It meet four times per year and provides the fulcrum for the Association's activities.
The Committee oversees the whole gammut of Association business, from the setting of budgets and the overseeing of financial affairs through to the offering of grant-aid and/or loans from the Bell Restoration Fund.