23-spliced

23-Spliced Challenges

Submitted by Simon on Sun, 21/08/2016 - 21:58

The week before last we were away on the annual "Hulliday", a big group of ringers with families who have been going on holiday together for a few years. These days the holiday doesn't involve much ringing (the amount of running is increasing steadily), but there is usually some handbell...

We did it!

Submitted by Simon on Mon, 12/10/2015 - 21:02

A week after the previous attempts, we got together again and succeeded.


Scottish Association
Glasgow
1 Albany Quadrant
Sunday, 11 October 2015 in 2h40 (15C)
5152 Spliced Surprise Major (23m)

224 each Ashtead, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Double Dublin, Glasgow, Ipswich, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Preston, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative...

The 14th Scottish Handbell day (bookended by peal attempts)

Submitted by Tina on Thu, 08/10/2015 - 11:03

There were points during the previous weekend, especially on Sunday, when I thought we had bitten off rather too much - again. 

Our programme to ring a peal Norman Smith's 23-spliced coincided with our usual semi-annual handbell day.  Simon has already written about our first attempt on Friday evening, which...

Almost there...

Submitted by Simon on Sat, 03/10/2015 - 05:26

On Friday evening we had our first attempt for the peal of 23-spliced. We didn't get it, but we got well into the 5th part, with mostly very good ringing. That's more of it than we have rung in one go before, so although it was disappointing not to reach...

23-spliced in our sights

Submitted by Tina on Mon, 24/08/2015 - 17:12

So, this past weekend we had an intensive weekend of 23-spliced practice with Jonathan and Angela, starting on Friday evening and continuing through to Sunday afternoon.  It was a great success and pushed us much farther forward than we expected.

Our aim was to just keep working as far as...