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Tour to Australia
This took place 12th Feb to 6th Mar 2011.  A full gallery of pictures by Matthew Tosh is given here, details of peal and quarter peal performances, and a report by Nigel Herriott..
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Informal Dinner
This took place on 6th May at The Boot & Flogger, Redcross Way. Our thanks to Becky Sugden for organising a very successful evening.
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ASCY v SRCY Competition
This was held on 17th May St Magnus (for the 12 and 8 bell competitions) and St Mary-le-Bow middle six (for the 6 bell competition).  The ASCY won 2-1.
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Country Meeting in Sheffield
This year's country meeting was held over the August Bank Holiday weekend and coincided with the end of the UK11 tour.  There were peals, general ringing, a meeting and a dinner.
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UK11 Tour
The UK11 Tour for overseas members, organised by Simon Linford, took place between 13th and 28th August. The tour of more than 30 people included members from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Jersey, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland, and the USA, as well as the UK
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Peal Weekend
The results of the 2011 peal weekend are here.
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Anniversary Peal at Reading
A peal was rung to mark 60 years of Society membership for John Hill and 50 years for John Napper, Andrew Stubbs and David Hilling. Also rung as a tribute to the life and ringing contribution particularly in the Reading area of Jim Diserens who died on 8 September and who was to have rung in this peal.
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The 374th Anniversary Dinner
The 374th Anniversary Dinner was held at the Tower Guoman Hotel. The speakers were the Master, the Very Revd Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster, the Honourable Justice David Bleby, and the Secretary. A report by John Thurman and photographs from Dickon Love and the Webmaster are available.
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New Members pictured in 2011

Rebecca Shipley

February Country Meeting:
Michael Pointer & James Perrins

March Meeting:

Graham Nobbs
and David Jackson

Rachael Smith
and Maureen Routh

Daniel Jones, Andrew Ogden
and Laura Davies

Country meeting in Sheffield: Tina Walker, Emma Chapman, Jonathan Radcliffe...


... and Robert Convey.

October: Adam Brady  

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