On Sunday 25th November at 2pm the bells of St Chad’s will ring out across Saddleworth with a challenging quarter peal.

Jeff Brannah, the bell tower captain at St Chads, Uppermill, has arranged for a quarter peal to be rung just prior to the Hymn Book Dedication Service. Ringers will be attempting a difficult quarter peal from 2pm and will continue until the service at 3pm.

The eight ringers include two from Saddleworth, 4 from Mottram and 2 from Armitage Bridge. The ‘method’ will be Bristol Surprise Major which is a fairly advanced method. Two of the band will be attempting to ring a quarter of ‘Bristol’ for the first time.

Tracy Waller from the Saddleworth Team said, “My fingers will be crossed but I’m sure they will be successful.”

For further information go to: http://www.saddleworthteam-cofe.org.uk/



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