York Minster Society of Change Ringers


2014 12 Bell eliminator, 1st place!

The Minster band was placed 1st out of 6 bands, where the scores ran from 45% to the winning mark of 78%! York : placed 1st Mark: 78 %  Peal speed: 3h39 Treble Peter D Hughes 2 Eleanor Carr 3 Helen M Beaumont 4 Helen…

YMSCR Ringer’s wedding, Longden and Etherington

On the 28th September 2013, Alice and James were married at St Lawrence church, York. 145 guests attended, with many being local ringers. A reception was held with speeches, a tower of cupcakes under a rainbow cake, and a ceilidh….

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12 bell final 2013

The Minster band rang at Ripon Cathedral, and was placed 8th in the competition with 71%. The method was 288 Cambridge Surprise Maximus (leads 1, 7-11) Eleanor Carr Peter Hughes Peter Sanderson (c) Christine Potter Roderick Horton Helen Green Michael Pollard…

York Branch Striking competition 2013

The Branch Contest was held at Bishopthorpe on 18 May with Alice Longden, late of York but now of Oxford, as the judge. Eleven teams entered. With the Branch having over 140 members but in only 10 active towers, in…

2012 12 bell competition

York Minster rang in the eliminators at Stourbridge on Saturday March 24 2012, and came second, meaning we were in the finals this year. Test Piece: 255 Stedman Cinques Judges: John P Loveless (Chief), Linda M Garton, Stuart C W Hutchieson Team Rang…