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At Trumpington, after ringing a Quarter Peal of 6 spliced for Richard and Laura (10th Dec 06)

Richard and Laura are Married

Richard and Laura were married on Thursday 7th December 2006. Some quarter peals were rung for the happy couple.

Richard and Laura at their Wedding reception (7th Dec 06)

Birthday meal in the Green Man, Grantchester, after a Quarter Peal (26th Nov 06)

Kath and Richard's Birthday

To celebrate the birthdays of Kath & Richard, and as pre-wedding congratulations to Richard and Laura, we rang a rewarding quarter peal of Yorkshire, conducted by Richard (with a few singles to keep us on our toes), followed by a meal at the Green Man, Grantchester. What could be better way to spend an evening...?!

Outside Terrington, St Clement, on a tour into Fenland, to celebrate Hannah's birthday (Sept 06)

Hannah's Birthday Tour into Fenland

A day trip into Fenland on Saturday 23rd September 2006:

Wisbech, St Peter and St Paul, 10 bells, 21-2-15 in D
Lunch at The Coach & Horses, Tilney St Lawrence
Terrington St Clement, 8 bells, 11-3-4 in F# (detached tower)
Afternoon tea at the African Violet and Plant Centre
Ely, St Mary, 8 bells, 17-0-25 in E
Evening meal at the Carlton Arms to celebrate Hannah's birthday.


Dr Clare and Stephen at Badingham (Aug 06)

Dr Clare and Stephen's Wedding

The marriage of Dr Clare Bostock-Smith and Stephen Wilkes took place on Saturday 26th August 2006 at Badingham, Suffolk. The occasion was celebrated with quarter peals at Trumpington and Framlingham [Photo].

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Cutting the cake at Framlingham College

Striking Competition Band (July 06)

Trumpington Sunday Service Band wins District Striking competition

The Cambridge District 6-Bell Striking Competition at Barton on Saturday 8th July 2006 was won by Trumpington, ringing 120 changes of Plain Bob Doubles.

1. Hannah Curtis
2. Sharon Stimpson
3. Stephen Theobald (C)
4. Mark Norris
5. Robert Oakeshott
6. Penny Coggill

Judges: Philip Bailey and John Haas

Striking Competition Band at Barton (July 06)

The Race for Life team (July 06)

Race for Life team raises more than 400 for Cancer Research

Over 9,000 women came together and walked, jogged or ran the 5km course at Jesus Green on Sunday 2nd July 2006 in scorching heat to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Sharon, Jayne, Laura and Hannah together raised over 400!


At Sawbridgeworth (Feb 06)

Sharon's Birthday Outing to Essex

An afternoon ringing outing to Essex, on Saturday 25th February 2006:

Stansted Mountfitchet, St Mary, 8 bells, 13cwt (anticlockwise)
Hatfield Heath, Holy Trinity, 6 bells, 4 cwt
Tea & buns at Hatfield Heath
Sawbridgeworth, Great St Mary, 8 bells, 24 cwt
Evening meal at the Red Lion, Hinxton to celebrate Sharon's birthday.

More Photos (Feb 06)


Tea in The Orchard, Grantchester, after Sunday Morning ringing (Aug 06)

Refreshments at the Green Man, Grantchester, after ringing for Evensong (July 06)

2006's Quarter Peals


IWD Horizontal [Photo by Dr Clare]

Caption Competition...

  • "Ian demonstrates his new laid-back approach to ringing"
  • "Poor old man. Got here by sleep-walking and now he's too tired to reach the rope"
  • "Of course I'm not drunk"
  • "Where's the door?"
  • "Hannah can't quite believe her eyes"

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