The Essex Association of Change Ringers   President: The Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford

Association News

2019 & 2020 Quarter Peal Reports

Please make sure your tower's 2019 Quarter Peal form is with the Peals Secretary by 15th January 2020. Read more

Colin Chapman (14 December 2019)

David Barclay: funeral

The funeral of David Barclay will take place at St Peter’s, Great Totham on Wednesday 18th December 2019 at 11am. The tenor will be tolled before the service and open ringing to take place afterwards.

Janice Spalding (9 December 2019)

Second Essex Handbell Day

The 2nd Essex Handbell Day was held on the 30th November 2019, hosted again by St. Peter-ad-Vincula, Coggeshall. Fifteen ringers attended. Read more

(1 December 2019)

Central Council meeting 4-6 September 2020: save the date!

It’s time to make a note of the date of the 2020 Central Council weekend, which is being held in Nottingham.

Make a note of the date now and look out for further information in The Ringing World, the CC website and social media.

See also this poster.

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(1 December 2019)

David Barclay

It is with great sadness that I write to advise you of the death of David Barclay on Monday 25th November 2019. David had been a ringer at St Peter’s, Great Totham and a member of the Association for… Read more

Janice Spalding (27 November 2019)

Books on the Bookstall this Christmas

Looking for a special gift or last minute present for someone this Christmas? Please see this list of books. Alternatively if there are any other books or merchandise you wish to order, please… Read more

Christina Brewster (25 November 2019)

ART awards 2020

See here for details of the 2020 ART Awards, the closing date for applications is 31 December 2019.

(22 November 2019)

Richard J Harrison

Sadly, I have to report the death of Richard (Dick) J Harrison. He died on 7th September aged 85. Read more

Jim Towler (14 November 2019)

Bernard Sadler

It is with sadness and regret that we report that Bernard Sadler passed away on 26th October. Bernard was a life member at Prittlewell where he had been tower captain for some 35 years. There will… Read more

Beth Johnson (14 November 2019)

Ian Valentine

It is with great sadness to have to share with you all that Ian Valentine died on Wednesday 8 October 2019. After retirement in 1997, Ian decided to rise to the challenge of becoming a bellringer in 2001,… Read more

Adrienne Wood (12 November 2019)

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