Organisational Mishaps

posted 30 Oct 2014, 08:45 by Janet Garnett   [ updated 30 Oct 2014, 08:47 ]

By Alan Barber (Our Northern Correspondent) 

The inspiration for this article was poor Peter Waterfield who recently met 11 short for a peal of Stedman Cinques. These are some of the incidents I’ve encountered during my ringing career. With two exceptions the names of the individuals have been withheld to protect the innocent or should that be the guilty?

The first ever 12 bell I organised was at a tower which had to have a late afternoon start.  Reaching the venue early I was surprised to see a member of the band (Mr A) exiting the car park.  Due to a breakdown in communications Mr A had been led to believe it was a 3.00 start and having waited for ages was just leaving as we arrived.  We finished up ringing a peal on the back 10. more...