Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Cartmel Priory Bell Ringing Training Day

28th March 2015

On Saturday morning I drove Andy, Barrow Tower Captain, and myself to Cartmel Priory for a Branch Training Day. I have never been up the bell tower of Cartmel Priory even though I spent three years teaching at Cartmel Priory CofE Secondary School, an…


Harter Fell

19th March 2015

Finally we get a nice day with no wind, so Ged, Kas and I headed for Eskdale via Birker Fell, parking at Jubilee Bridge at the bottom of the Hardknott Pass. Our route would take us up and around the back of Harter Fell. The weather was quite warm and…


Latterbarrow Quickie

16th March 2015

I was in Ambleside this morning, shopping for seeds at Hayes Garden Centre. On the way back I decided to detour via Hawkshead for a quick walk up Latterbarrow. I parked on the road to Wray, about a mile past Colthouse, in a space just next to the foo…


Muncaster Fell and Stainton Tower

25th March 2015

I had to drop into school and visit Tesco in the morning so I would be starting out late. I had planned to walk over Grike and Crag Fell, but the Cold Fell Road was closed and I couldn’t be bothered to drive all the way around, and didn’t…


St. James’ Bell Tower Open Day

7th March 2015

On Saturday 7th March we marked the first anniversary of the re-dedication of the bells by holding a Bell Tower Open Day and having a celebratory meal in the evening at a local Italian. There were displays in the church, including archive material an…


St. James’ Bellringers’ Meal

5th March 2015

On Saturday March 5th the St. James’ Church bell ringers marked the second anniversary since the re-dedication of the bells by having a meal at The Crown at North Scale, Walney Island. Great for me as I only live a few minutes walk away! In the…