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

Annual Dinner Weekend

Friday 23 February - Sunday 25 February 2007.



7.30pm - 9:00pm Open ringing at St Marie's RC Cathedral (25-0-4 in D) followed by refreshments at The Museum (formerly, The Hogshead), Orchard Square.


Saturday - Dinner Day Tour

The dinner day tour will be held in Derbyshire. The schedule is:
10:00 - 10:45Matlock 8 14-0-0
11:00 - 11:45Darley Dale 8 15-2-2
12:00 - 12:30Stanton-in-Peak 6 4-0-20
 Lunch in Youlgreave (pub suggestions will be available on the day)
14:00 - 15:00Youlgreave 12 23-2-24 (recently augmented)
Anyone who is bringing a car, has spaces and is willing to fill them with students please email or phone Catherine on 07737 864 953.

Details/advice from tower correspondents:

  • Darley Dale: there is plenty of parking space and there are toilets in the church hall which is adjacent to the church.
  • Stanton-In-Peak: please could ringers not block the entrance to School Lane when parking.


Saturday - Dinner

7pm for 7:30pm at the Hilton Hotel, Sheffield.

The evening will include a presidential election (hopefully!), handbell ringing (thanks to our Master, Jenny, for providing the bells) as well as speeches from Fr. Desmond Sexton from St. Marie's RC Cathedral and our guest speaker Mr Ronald Warford, former President of the Durham & Newcastle Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers. After dinner entertainment will be provided by the University of Sheffield Ceilidh Society Band.

Mediterranean Vegetable Terrine served with a tomato, garlic and basil dressing
Roast Leg of Lamb served with a rich red wine sauce, garnished with oyster mushrooms, smoked bacon and baby onions.
Vegetarian main course: Wild mushroom and asparagus risotto
Creme Brulee Tartlet with a fruits of the forest compote
Coffee and crisp dinner mints
(all main courses are served with a selection of seasonal vegetables & potatoes)

If you are planning on staying at the Hilton discounted prices of 70 for a single room and 90 for a double are available for members. Please mention you are attending the Sheffield Universities Guild of Change Ringers Annual Dinner when booking.
Cheaper accommodation is also available at the Ibis Hotel, located across the road from the Hilton. All rooms are 48 per night.

Booking your tickets
Tickets are 33 for non-students and 30 for students. If you would like to order some tickets, print out this booking form and send it back to the address printed at the bottom of the form.

Please make cheques payable to "University of Sheffield Union of Students".
Please include a stamped, self addressed envelope with your ticket order. Ticket requests to be received by Monday 19 February 2007.


Sunday - Lunch

Noon at The Fat Cat, Kelham Island.


Sue Burchell was elected the new Guild President.