YMSCR

York Minster Society of Change Ringers

Year: 2011

Bells

NW Tower Bells

Overview The North West tower of York Minster contains 6 bells used to play the quarter chimes (15,30,45 and on the hour) between 8am and 8pm each day. In addition, it also contains ‘Great Peter’, used to chime the hour,…

YACR 6 Bell Striking Competition

The band (l-r): Christine Potter, Emma Coles, Gail Cater, Peter Sanderson, Bob Cater, David Potter Saturday 17th September say a YMSCR band compete for the  Yorkshire Association Wilfrid Moreton Trophy. The band range Stedman Doubles at  Cawthorne, and came in first…

Yorkshire 12 Bell 2011

Saturday 2nd September saw a YMSCR band compete at Sheffield Cathedral for the White Rose Shield. York were placed first, with the full results as follows: York Minster Leeds Parish Church Scratch band Sheffield Bradford The York band placing was…

National 12 Bell Contest – success for York

  Saturday 25th June saw the final of the 2011 National 12 Bell Striking Contest, hosted by Leeds Parish Church. The team from York Minster came in 2nd place – an excellent result. Full details can be found at the…

Edinburgh Outing 2011 – adventures in a foreign land

Listening to the Minster Royal Wedding peal from a sunny pub garden seemed the perfect start to a weekend of ringing, eating and socialising with the band in Edinburgh over the bank holiday weekend. And despite the apparent early onset…

2011 12 Bell Eliminator

Saturday 2nd April saw a YMSCR band travel to Birmingham for the 2011 eliminators in the National 12 Bell Contest. York came in 3rd place, and qualify for the final to be held at Leeds Parish Church later this year….

Ringers area

Attendance

Please let Peter know whether you’ll be able to the following events: [events_list]

SW Tower Bells

The bell chamber in this tower contains a ring of 12 bells (tenor 59 cwt 1qtr 23lbs in Bb) with a flat sixth and an extra treble to make a light ten (tenor 24-3-0 in Eb) and a full carillon…

Ringing Chamber

The panorama below shows the chamber in the South-West tower of York Minster from which the main peal of bells along with the carillon are rung. Panorama by Barry Hale.You’ll need to have Apple QuickTime installed to view this (available for…

Bells – Overview

The two western towers of York Minster contain between thema total of 56 bells, this being the largest number of bells in any English cathedral. There are no bells in the central tower. All of the present bells were cast…