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Peal rung for our

40th Anniversary

Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire

St James

Sunday, 30 June 2019 (18–2–12 in D)

5040 Plain Bob Major

Treble  Susan E Tompsett

2.        Fiona E Clode

3.        Robert W Jones

4.        Colin Friend

5.        Rosanna Cretney

6.        M Louise Booth

7.        David T G Jones [C]

Tenor   Martin D Clode

Rung to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Open University and the 40th anniversary of the Open University Society of Vhange Ringers

Our three Founder Members:

David Belcham

Sue Tompsett

Mary Coe

Our guest speaker,

Alan Regin MBE

with our

Master, David T G Jones and our 3 founder members

On the very hot day of Saturday 29th June 2019, we celebrated our 40th Anniversary in the Bedfordshire area. During the day, many of us rang at 6 towers, all in the Bedforshire area:

Bletsoe, St Mary (6)

Cariton, St Mary (6)

Turvey, All Saints (8)

Bedford, St Andrew (8)

Bedford, St Paul (12)

Bedford, St Peter de Merton (8)

with a Quarter Peal at the final tower.

In the evening, 33 of us met for a formal Dinner at the grand Chicheley Hall with our Guest Speaker, Alan Regin. Also present were our 3 founder members.

On the following Sunday, a Peal was rung at Husborne Crawley, St James, conducted by David T G Jones.