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Songs of Praise at All Saints

In connection with the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana Princess of Wales, a Songs of Praise service was filmed at All Saints during the evening of Sunday 6th August. At the request of the church authorities the bells were rung by members of the Northampton Ringers Society while the congregation assembled, the band comprising Bridget Paul, Graham Paul, Alan Paul, Jennie Paul, Colin Sampson, Debbie Sampson, Colin Brown, Giles Willson, Nick Parsons and Robin Hickmott. Two call change touches were rung with Jennie Paul conducting.

Visiting ringers on Saturday August 12th 2017

A number of members of the Ancient Society of College Youths now living abroad will be touring the UK during August, staying in Towcester between 9th and 13th. On Saturday 12th they will be spending the day in Northampton ringing at St Giles between 9.30am and 10.45am, at All Saints between 11am and 12.15pm and at Holy Sepulchre between 3pm and 4.30pm.

Service ringing during August 2017

As is customary there will be no service ringing at any of the town centre churches during August.

Visiting ringers - 29th July 2017

We welcomed another band of quarter peal ringers to the town on Saturday 29th July; this time all the ringers had an association with Birmingham University. They rang two quarter peals: Cambridge S Royal at St Giles and then Grandsire Caters at All Saints.

Visiting ringers - 22nd July 2017

Members of the Welsh Colleges Society of Ringers attempted to ring quarter peals at all four town centre churches on Saturday 22nd July 2017 but were only partially successful. The attempts at St Giles in the morning and at St Peter's after lunch failed, but 1296 Little Bob Royal was rung at All Saints just before lunch and the final attempt at Holy Sepulchre resulted in 1260 Grandsire Triples being rung.

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