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St Paul's Company of Change Ringers

St Paul’s welcomes visiting ringers.


Ringing Master - James Saunders
Mobile: 07885 316443

Tower Secretary - Mark Spurgeon
Mobile: 07986 579273

Practice nights : Monday 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Sunday Service Ringing: 9:30am - 10:10am

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Tower Diary

Forthcoming peals, open tower days and other events will appear here. So please make sure you return to keep up to date with the latest.

Recent Peals

Sunday, 8 May 2016 in 52mins (28–3–6 in D)

1280 Cambridge Surprise Major
1. Ian Townsend
2. Barbara Woplin
3. Robert Jones
4. Anna Townsend
5. Michael Royalton-Kisch
6. William Stungo
7. John Hearn
8. James Saunders (C)
Rung for the Lord Lieutenant's Service.
50th QP 1.

Sunday, 28 February 2016 in 3h 29m (28–3–6 in D)

5040 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus, composed by M.B. Davies
1. Chris Bostock
2. Beryl R Norris
3. Graham J N Colborne
4. Paul M Mason
5. Colin F Salter
6. C Barrie Dove (C)
7. Simon J Reading
8. Paul T Young
9. Robert H Jordan
10. David G Salter
11. Michael Chester
12. Roger S Riley
Yorkshire Association, Bedford, Bedfordshire, St Paul.

Saturday, 23 January 2016 in 3h29 (28–3–6)

5042 Cambridge Surprise Maximus, composed by Paul J Flavell
1. Paul Needham
2. Paul M Mason
3. Paul Jopp
4. Paul N Mounsey (C)
5. Paul B Hunter
6. Paul McNutt
7. Paul S Seaman
8. Paul T Young
9. Paul J Flavell
10. Paul F Curtis
11. Paul E Bibilo
12. Paul J Tiebout
Rung for the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul. Believed to be the first ever "Paul" name peal.

Sunday, 12 April 2015 in 3 hrs 20 mins (28-3-06)

5003 Grandsire Caters, composed by John S Warboys
1. Linda M Garton
2. Rosemary H Buckle
3. Alan J Marchbank
4. Lizzie A Pawley
5. Alexander J Nash
6. Martin A Heaslip
7. Jonathan R Pawley
8. John P Loveless
9. Andrew M Keech (C)
10. Philip R Jewell
In memory of Eileen Alexander OBE

Sunday, 29 March 2015 in 52 mins (28)

1254 Grandsire Cinques, composed by From RW Diary
1. Christopher Forster
2. Christine Seaman
3. Philip Gorman
4. Owen Davis
5. Samantha Gorman
6. Stephen Theobald
7. Nicholas Hughes
8. Simon Wilmot
9. Richard Castledine
10. Robert Oakeshott
11. Alban Forster (C)
12. James Saunders
1st Cinques-3. 1st on 12- 8. Before evening service.

Media & Links

YouTube Videos

Bishopstoke Ringers at St. Paul’s

External Links

Below is a selection of links that will direct you to various external bell ringing websites and recourses.

Bedfordshire Association of Church Bell Ringers.
Ringing World.
Doves Guide for Church Bell Ringers.
The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers.