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Branch Striking Competition winners at Tortworth
Royal Marriage of HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton
On Friday 29th April people were glued to their televisions to watch the marriage ceremony between HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton, which was held at Westminster Abbey. Before and after the ceremony the 10 bells of the Abbey could be heard ringing along with the occasional shot of the bells in action in the bell chamber.
To celebrate this historical occasion seven of the Coalpit Heath bell ringers plus one friend met on the morning of Saturday 30th April, at the church, to ring a full peal on our bells. The peal was successfully completed, in grand style, in 2 hours and 58 minutes. Full details of the peal are below.
Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association
Coalpit Heath, S. Glos. St Saviour
On Saturday, 30 April 2011 in 2h 58m
5040 Grandsire Triples
Composed by J J Parker (12 part)
1 Susan C Haslam
2 Russell N Scudamore
3 Michael J Hobbs
4 Elaine M Scudamore
5 David Powell
6 Gary M Haslam
7 Keith W Scudamore (C)
8 Kristian D Scudamore
First peal on eight - 2.
Rung to celebrate the Royal Wedding between HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton, which took place at Westminster Abbey on 29th April
Keith Scudamore (bell ringers)
The winners of the 2011 striking competition.
January 1st 2000 Ringers
Striking Competition team 2007
Striking Competition Winners table
Winners of the branch striking competition and in brackets the position in the Croome trophy, if the year is underlined their are pictures.
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