Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Bell Ringers’ Walk From Hawkshead To Bowness

11th July 2015

On Saturday we had a St. James’ bell ringers’ walk from Hawkshead to Bowness. We would ring the bells of St. Michael’s, Hawkshead for an hour, then walk via Latterbarrow, Claife Heights, Near Sawrey (for lunch) and Far Sawrey. Then…


Holme Fell and Cathedral Quarry with Anne and Keith

22nd July 2015

On Wednesday afternoon I met up with two fellow bell ringers, Anne and Keith, to do a walk up to Holme Fell from Hodge Close, near Coniston. We arranged to meet at the Spark Bridge turn off and continue on in one car. Even though they are keen walker…


Latterbarrow and Claife Heights from Hawkshead

3rd July 2015

Next Saturday I am leading a St. James’ bell ringers’ walk from Hawkshead to Bowness over Latterbarrow and Claife Heights. A walk of approximately seven miles. We will be ringing at both churches. I have never walked from Hawkshead, never…


Striking Competition and a St. James’ Day Peal

25th July 2015

On Friday night the Furness and South Lakes Branch of the Lancashire Association of Change Ringers held their annual Six Bell Striking Competition at St George’s Church in Millom this year, and an excellent venue it turned out to be! Then on Sa…


Tom’s Graduation

17th July 2015

Friday was Tom’s graduation ceremony at Lancaster University. Lancaster is a collegiate university. There are eight colleges. Tom was in Grizedale College and the students graduate by college not by faculty. Tom gained a BA (hons) 2:1 in Philos…