Welcome to Holy Trinity Bell Tower
We have an active band of bellringers at Holy Trinity Church in the Parish of Llandudno and anyone younger or older is welcome to join us to learn this ancient, enjoyable and skilful activity.
Visitors, and visiting bellringers, are always welcome. We practice on Friday evenings which is convenient for anyone having a weekend break in Llandudno, this most pleasant of North Wales resorts.
Contact details: Tower captain – Stan Whittaker
|Sunday service ringing||10.00 am|
|Practice night||Friday 7.30 – 9.00 pm|
|Open Method ringing practice||1st Monday monthly 7.30 – 9.00 pm|
|Handbell ringing||Monday 6.30 – 8.00 pm, except 1st Monday in each month (see above)|
Any visiting ringers are welcome to join us to ring for Sunday morning services – ringing starts at 10.00 am, service at 10.30 am.
Holy Trinity Church and Bell Tower, beautifully embroidered on a muffles bag made by Big Wilf.
Information on the history of the bells can be found here.
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News and Events
A quarter peal 1260 Plain Bob Doubles was rung on 6 February 2017. The ringers were: Linda Fraser 1, Elizabeth Curtis 2, Martin J Brown 3, Gillian Blackwell 4, David Raggett 5 (C).
This was rung (belatedly) to celebrate the life of John Horsfield, a ringer in the tower since the late 1990s.
The Handbell ringers took part in the 4.30 pm service of Carols by Candlelight at St. Tudno’s Church on Sunday 18 December.
The bellringers wish a very happy Christmas and peaceful new year to all bellringers everywhere.
Members of the Ancient Society of College Youths rang a peal of 5184 Bristol Surprise Major on Holy Trinity’s bells on 17 September. The peal marked the 90th birthday year of the Queen.
Ringers l-r. Oliver Austin (7) (C), Jack Bendrey (6), Carrie Hyde (2), Neil Bennett (4), Peter Furniss (5), David T G Jones (3), Leonard Mitchell (1), Andrew Rawlinson (8).
After a lengthy illness, one of our ringers John Horsfield died on 1 July. His funeral was held at Holy Trinity on 11 July and fittingly the bells were rung half muffled.
John had been a regular ringer until health became a problem. He then continued until very recently as a hand bell ringer in a group which he and his late wife Enid were instrumental in setting up originally at Holy Trinity.
John was a great friend to us all and we are very saddened at his loss. May he rest in Peace.
On 6 May six visiting ringers from Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire joined us for our weekly practice. One of them, Fred, said he had rung a quarter peal in our tower some fifty years ago.
Our records showed the date to have been Saturday 28 July 1962 and it was then realised that the visit was recorded on a peal board hanging on our chamber wall. What a surprise for Fred and us all!
We hope it will not be another 50 years, Fred, before you visit us again.
Fred points out his name.
The record of Fred’s quarter peal.
A quarter peal of Cambridge Surprise Major 1280 was successfully rung by members of the N. Wales Association on 9 January and we are so pleased that they allowed us to dedicate it to Norman Rimmer, Director of Music at Holy Trinity, for his award of the British Empire Medal for services to music.
Members who rang are pictured with Norman (4th from left). David, Chris, Geoff, Peter, Beverley, Martin, Garry, and Tony. Thanks everyone.
The bell ringers used to ring the New Year in at midnight on New Year’s Eve but had difficulty getting sufficient ringers. In recent years we have therefore rung at noon on New Year’s Day and this year we did so again.
On Sunday 20 December the handbell ringers took part in Carols by Candlelight at St. Tudno’s Church.
On Friday 18 December the handbell ringers performed some carols during carol singing around the Christmas tree in Holy Trinity’s grounds, as part of the Christmas Tree Festival.
An archive of events from 2007 to 2015 can be found here. Pages have been transferred from the old website.