2012 Specials

St George's Day

Flag of St. George
23 AprilSt Mary's, Parish ChurchQuarter Peal attempt
23 AprilSt Martin of Tours, WoolstoneSpecial ringing
23 AprilSt Mary's, PrestburySpecial ringing for 30 minutes


London Olympics 2012 Logo
Olympic Torch

Revd. Canon Dr T Griffiths (Tudor), Area Dean of Cheltenham has requested that all churches in Cheltenham ring between 6-7 pm on Wednesday 23rd May to mark the arrival of the Olympic Torch in our town.

In addition, he has heard about Martin Creed's 'All the Bells' initiative and has requested that all churches ring for 3 minutes at 8 am on Friday 27th July.

If your tower feels they can comply with these requests that would be great but in reality, it is understood that not all will be able to. Let's hope a good many of us can!

23 May, 6pm Olympic Torch Welcome
23 May, pmSt. Peter's, LeckhamptonQuarter Peal Attempt
27 July, 6:30pmSt Michael and All Angels, Bishops CleeveGeneral ringing
27 July, 7:30pmSt Martin of Tours, WoolstoneGeneral ringing
27 July, 8am Martin Creed - 'All The Bells'
TBDSt Mary's, Charlton KingsOlympia S Major Peal attempt - Special composition

Diamond Jubilee

Diamond Jubilee Logo

Tower Organised Events

The late May bank holiday has been moved to Monday 4th June 2012 and an additional Jubilee bank holiday will take place on Tuesday 5th June 2012 [Bank Holidays]. Why not organise some celebration ringing over the weekend?

2 June, 10amSt Mary's, Charlton KingsDiamond Jubilee S Major Peal attempt - Special composition
2 June, 4pmSt Michael and All Angels, Bishops CleeveGeneral ringing. Also for Reach for Rwanda Cyclists.
2 June, 5pmSt Christopher's Warden HillPeal attempt.
3 June, 10amSt. Peter's, LeckhamptonQuarter Peal attempt, possibly a 'Diamond' method
3 June, 12:30amSt Martin of Tours, WoolstoneGeneral ringing for the Jubilee Fair being held on Gotherington Playing Field
4 June, 10:30amSt. Mary's, CheltenhamOpen ringing
4 June, 10:30amSt. Mary's, CheltenhamQuarter Peal
(At the end of the festival that St Mary with St Matthew and the Museum are organising in the churchyard at St Mary's)
5 June, 10amSt. Mark's, CheltenhamPeal attempt
5 June, 10amSt Christopher's Warden HillQuarter Peal attempt
TBDSt Mary's, PrestburySpecial ringing


Gillian will be letting the media know our plans. Please also keep an eye on this website.

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