The University of Sheffield
Sheffield Universities' Guild of Change Ringers (SUGCR)
Sheffield Hallam University

Annual Dinner

The 2003 Annual Dinner took place at the Hilton Hotel, Victoria Quays on Saturday 22 February 2003.

Guest Speakers:

After Dinner entertainment - Ceilidh

Warm Mushroom and Onion Tartlet, with a roast garlic cream sauce
Roast Leg of Lamb, served with a rich red wine sauce, garnished with oyster mushrooms, smoked bacon and baby onions
Brandy Snap Basket, filled with a wild berry mouse with a red berry confit
Coffee and mints
Vegetarian main course: Baked Courgette with Stilton, sprinkled with parmesan and served on a spicy tomato sauce

Dinner Weekend Events

Friday 21st 7.30pm - 9:00pmOpen ringing at St Marie's RC Cathedral followed by refreshments at the Hogshead, Orchard Square.
Saturday 22ndOpen Ringing at:
10:00-10:45 Fairfield, Buxton (on A6, towards Manchester). 8 bells
11:30-12:15 Tideswell. 8 bells
LUNCH at The Anchor, Tideswell
2:30-3:30 Eyam. 6 bells
7pm for 7:30pm DINNER followed by a Ceilidh at the Hilton Hotel, Sheffield.
Sunday 23rdPeals and quarter peals as interest dictates.
LUNCH at The Fat Cat pub.

Accounts of the dinner (as of 25 March 2003)

DescriptionNumberPrice ()Total ()
Ticket sales (full)69322208
Ticket sales (student)629174
Ticket sales (half-price)11616
Union donation141.7041.70
Income Total2560.70
Wine for top table413.7054.80
Band gift13030
Band drinks11515
Speaker gifts (wine)5420
Raffle ticket books212
Tower donations31030
Petrol claims27.815.60
Misc (Photocopying/stamps etc)11111
Expenditure Total2322.85
Net Total (including raffle profit)237.85
Net Total (excluding raffle profit)118.85

The net profit is equivalent to 3.13 per paying guest (this includes the raffle profit which is usually not taken into account).
Excluding the raffle from the accounts, there was a net profit of 1.56 per paying guest.


Committee: Cath, Tim, Nat and Jon

Group photo: Nat, Cath, Clare, Gill, Sarah, Phil, Erica, Stu, Fleur, Kerry, Tim, Jon (doing his startled look so well... then again, where is Steve's hand???), Ruth and Steve
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Michael J. de C. Henshaw, President of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers (CCCBR)

Michael J. de C. Henshaw, President of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers (CCCBR)

Father Desmond Sexton, St Maries' RC cathedral

Revd. Paul Cubitt, President, SUGCR

Jon Collett, Chair, SUGCR

Jon and Nat

Tim and Cath

Top table



err, Nat, again.

Ruth colecting for the sweep stake

Phil collecting for the sweep stake as Paul prioritises.

Stu and Fleur

Stu and Fleur

Stu and Fleur