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We’re coming home!

It’s great to be back in the tower again!  We are limited to six ringers – but the very features that people tell us are the downsides of Kildwick tower (a door opening directly outside; a draught howling through the … Continue reading

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Another certificate for the board…

Well… we arrived and rang.  We were always going to be in what could kindly be termed, the “Foundation Places” – and so we were.  In the company of a load of seasoned experts, it couldn’t be otherwise. But our … Continue reading

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Oooh Errr…!

Today, we were invited to join the National On-Line Virtual Call Change Striking Contest!  And by no less a person than the President of the Central Council… If we compete (and that’s to be decided), we’ll be up  against other … Continue reading

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MiniRingers in the spotlight

A great evening last night on Zoom! It was the ART Awards Night. The Association of Ringing Teachers awards don’t come with golden statues, but they are highly regarded in ringing circles and they do come with a certificate and … Continue reading

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We gave it our best shot…

Our Thursday Ringing Room band is making great progress! Our performances are clearly not up to the standards of all those Clever Ringers out there, but when you combine the average age of the participants (just over 12) – and … Continue reading

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Oh, No!

… so it’s back to Lockdown 3 Following the announcement of a further period of national lockdown, with heavy hearts, we have decided that it is right to suspend public worship in our church buildings for now. The regulations don’t … Continue reading

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No Festival this year

Although the decision is pretty academic for the Kildwick MiniRingers, there will be no Skipton Music Festival this year – and so no chance to defend the two trophies that they won last year. Even if the Festival had gone … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas to you all! It was a real joy, yesterday, to take advantage of the Christmas relaxation of the rules – and to sound out joyfully for Christmas. Bells across the country sounded out together and we rang at … Continue reading

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The first Kildwick practice for some weeks

We met – a few of us – and rang together! Just five of us gathered and by the end of the session we had managed three leads of Bob Doubles.  Of course, this was a “virtual meeting” which, once … Continue reading

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We should soon be ringing!

Ringing advice Following four months of sad silence, we will soon be making a joyful noise to summon folk to church.  True, it’ll just be four bells – but it’s a start! A few of us have been feeding our … Continue reading

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