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Association Minor Practice, Monday 13th November 2017
This Practice will take place at Llantwit Major.
Please note that this is a change of venue from that given on the Printed Fixture Card and previously on this website.
2017 All Wales Striking Competition and Association Fun Day
The 2017 All Wales Striking Competition was held in the Abergavenny area on Saturday 30th September. As usual, the 6 Bell Competiton was held between tower-bands representing the four Welsh territorial Guilds and Associations and the 8 Bell Competition bands were selected from amongst their membership.The 6 Bell Competition was held at Llantilio Pertholey and the 8 Bell on the back eight at Abergavenny.
Llandaff Branch Newsletters
Updated 27th August 2017
The Llandaff Branch publishes a quarterly Newsletter, copies being sent to each tower.
The latest four Newsletters are available for download below in PDF format. The most recent Newsletter is at the top. Earlier editions (from February 2002) are available from the Webmaster.
Monmouth Branch Newsletters
Updated 16th August 2017
The Monmouth Branch publishes a quarterly Newsletter for its membership.
A copy of each edition of the Newsletter is sent to each Branch tower via the notified tower correspondent. Email copies are also sent to those who've asked to receive them that way.
2017 Inter-Branch Striking Competitions
The 2017 Inter-Branch Striking Competitions were held at Pendoylan on Thursday 6 July. It had been a very hot and sunny day, so we were all able to enjoy the fine but much cooler evening, chatting in the churchyard as we awaited our turns to ring.
The Association Master, Matthew Turner, oversaw events and was ably assisted by Llandaff Branch Master, Yvonne John, who acted as steward. The draw took place at 7pm and was followed by a meeting of Matthew with tower representatives; then the call change competition and finally the method competition. Each team was photographed after ringing.