Rayleigh Review Article

There is a new magazine being published called the Rayleigh Review which is also proving to be successful. In December, the editor joined us for a practice night and then wrote an article about us which has appeared in the January edition. www.rayleighreview.co.uk  (online editions) rayleighreview@gmail.com  (email) www.facebook.com/rayleighreview   (facebook) Rayleigh Review January 2015 (Download PDF)

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Christmas Tree Festival

Holy Trinity held a Christmas Tree Festival at the end of November to coincide with the switch on of the Christmas Lights.  The bell ringers decorated a Christmas tree for this event. It was very successful with over 1,000 visitors during the four days. Afterwards, we put the tree in the ringing room until New Year.

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Darren Osborne’s Final Practice Night

Tonight’s practice was finished with quite a few sad faces all around the tower as Darren Osborne, Development Officer at Rayleigh bid his farewell to the band before moving back to his hometown in Devon. Darren has been running the practice nights since February and working with the Ringing Master to get the band ringing better and encouraging all band

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Rayleigh at Essex 6 Bell Competition Finals

Bell Ringers of Holy Trinity, Rayleigh, following on from their success in the Southern District 6 Bell Striking Competition rang in the finals of the competition at Nazeing, Essex on Saturday 7th July 2014. It was a nice warm afternoon (with the occasional light shower) and the top 2 teams from each of the six districts came together to compete

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Southern District Striking Competition

We don’t know the last time we entered the Essex Association 6 bell Striking Competition but this year, with a little gentle persuasion Darren Osborne, Development Officer wouldn’t take no for an answer. Striking Competitions are important. They are important for networking, socialising and showing off your tower and it’s ringers at their best to the public. There was six

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Tower Open Day

On Monday 5th May, Rayleigh had it’s annual Tower Open day, giving the public the opportunity to climb the tower and find out a little about the bell ringing and how it all works. After being advertised very well, including the tower being part of the BBC Essex Quest the day before hundreds of people turned up to climb the

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