Armistice Day events

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ARMISTICE 2018

11 November, 2018 – St Peter and St Paul Sherborne Road, Charlton Horthorne, DT9 4PF

We rang with muffled bells from midday for thirty minutes and then again unmuffled at 19.05. The village arranged a peace party in the afternoon in the Village Hall

Ringing St Mary the Virgin Willingdon

11 November, 2018 – St Mary the Virgin Church Street, Willingdon Eastbourne, BN20 9HR

The Tenor bell tolled the 11th hour followed by ringing at 12.30pm, open bells, a touch of Grandsire and plain courses as part of “Ringing Remembers” national event. At 7.05pm, plain courses of Grandsire and Rounds for new Ringing Remembers recruit commemorating “Battle’s Over Armistice 100 – Ringing for Peace”, which coincided with the lighting […]

Poppy Ball/Remembrance Service/Wreath Laying

10 November, 2018 – Four Seasons Hotel/ German Church, Baku, Azerbaijan

The British Embassy, Baku and British Business Group organised a Poppy Ball at the Four Seasons Hotel, Baku, Azerbaijan. 170 people attended. A percentage of the ticket price will be forwarded to the Royal British Legion. The Ball included a Flag Parade, a WW1 Photographic Exhibition, specifically designed poppy decorations. The Remembrance Service was held […]

Halesowen Armistice Day ringing

11 November, 2018 – 72 High Street, Halesowen, B63 3BA

Ringing for Remembrance service, ringing at 12.30pm and the tenor bell tolled for every name on the war memorial 5.15pm

Weobley, Herefordshire bell ringing for the armistice

11 November, 2018 – Church Lane, Weobley, HR4 8SE

Half muffled rounds from 10.40 prior to the remembrance service. Call changes from 12.30 with unmuffled bells. Ringers were Cath Brigg (tower captain), Saffron Truelove, Ruth Palmer, Janice Manning, Mary Dales and Graham Saunders

Weobley, Herefordshire bell ringing for the armistice

11 November, 2018 – Church Lane, Weobley, HR4 8SE

Half muffled rounds from 10.40 prior to the remembrance service. Call changes from 12.30 with unmuffled bells. Ringers were Cath Briggs (tower captain), Saffron Truelove, Ruth Palmer, Janice Manning, Mary Dales and Graham Saunders

Workington Ringing to mark the Centenary of the WW1 Armistice

11 November, 2018 – Falcon Place, Workington, CA14 2EZ

The local ringing team rang half-muffled before the Remembrance service at St Michael’s Church, Workington, then open to celebrate the Centenary of the Armistice, as part of the national event at 12.30pm.

Bell ringing

11 November, 2018 – Main Road, Warmwell, DT2 8HQ

Ringing of the bells at Holy Trinity Church, Warmwell Dorset DT2 8HQ

Ringing for WW! Armistice

11 November, 2018 – Church Hill., Templecombe,Somerset., BA80HQ

St. Mary the Virgin, Templecombe, Somerset. We rang touches of Grandsire Doubles on open bells. after the service of Remembrance.

Ringing at All Saints Middle Woodford

11 November, 2018 – Middle Woodford, Salisbury, SP4 6NR

Rounds and call changes ringing for the People’s Procession to mark the centenery of the Armistice of WWI

Fade Out/In

11 November, 2018 – St Matthew's Close, Walsall, WS1 3DG

Bellringing, successively silencing each bell in turn. The Last Post was then sounded, followed by two minutes’ silence. Reveille was then sounded, and the bells were rung again, starting with the Tenor alone and adding the others in turn, until eight were ringing.

Service ringing and national ringing

11 November, 2018 – St Mary’s Church, Motcombe, SP7

We met at Motcombe Dorset to ring muffled bells for the Armistice day service and followed this by open bells at 12.30 as part of the national Ringing Remembers event.

Ringing for remembrance service

11 November, 2018 – Duck Lane, Horsington, BA8 0EG

The bells of St. John’s, Horsington, Somerset were rung half-muffled for 15 minutes both before and after the 2 minutes silence at 11:00am, prior to the service of remembrance.

Ringing for Armistice 100

11 November, 2018 – High Street, Ashcott, TA7 9PZ

Ringing Half muffled @ 09:00 and then open at 12:30

Willingdon Remembers

11 November, 2018 – St Mary the Virgin Church Street, Willingdon Eastbourne, BN20 9HR

Photographic display in Willingdon Parish Church porch of life in the village during WW1 and the details about the casualties. 31Oct -21Nov. File with research on every man commemorated is beside the WW1 memorial in the church.

Bell Ringing

11 November, 2018 – St Mary's Church, Chesham, HP5 1JG

A quarter peal of 1260 changes of doubles comprising 360 St Martin’s, 360 St Simon’s and 420 Bob Doubles.

100th anniversary of Armistice

11 November, 2018 – High Street, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JS

Sunday 11th November at 12 noon at St Peter’s Church Shaftesbury, 200 changes of Plain Bob Doubles, following the town British Legion Service.