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LUSCR is a friendly group of student ringers from Liverpool and we welcomes students from all universities including University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Hope University and Edge Hill University. You can join us if your an experienced spliced ringer or if you have never rung before. Continue reading “Join Us”

2018 Annual Tour – Derby

Friday evening August 10th to Sunday evening August 12.

The LUSCR Annual Tour for 2018 will take place in the Derby Area and is an excellent opportunity to “clean up” around Derby. The itinerary is below.
All LUSCR members, Resident and Life, are welcome. Come for the whole weekend or just one day! Accommodation (floor space, B&B, camping, staying with local ringers) will be found for those who need it.

If you are interested please contact either John Heaton ( or Elizabeth Heaton ( for more information and to arrange accommodation.

7.30 – 9.00 Derby Cathedral (10)
9.30 – 10.15 Breadsall (8)
10.45 – 11.30 West Hallam (light 8)
12,00 – 12.45 Ilkeston (8)
12.45 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 2.45 Eastwood (meaty 8)
3.15 – 4.00 Ripley (8)
4.30 – 5.15 Belper (8)
5.45 – 6.30 Duffield (lightish 10)
7.00 Slice of India
8.30 – 9.00 Derby St Luke (heavy 8 – optional!)
10.00 – 10.45 Derby Cathedral (still 10)
10.00 – 10.45 Derby St Peter (8)
11.15 – 12.00 St Oulton (mini ring – 12)
12.00 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 2.15 Melbourne (light 12)
2.45 – 3.30 Ticknall (light 10)
4.00 – 4.45 Repton (8)
5.15 – 6.00 Derby Cathedral
5.15 – 6.00 Derby St Peter

2019 LUSCR Dinner Weekend

The Annual Dinner next year will be held on Saturday 16th February at Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel from 6pm-1am.

Accommodation rates at the hotel are:

Friday 15th Feb

Sole Occupancy: £95

Double Occupancy: £105

Saturday 16th Feb

Sole Occupancy: £115

Double Occupancy: £125

Please phone the Mercure directly on 0151 4722853 to obtain these rates.

More information to follow closer to the time. Look forward to seeing everyone there

LUSCR Dinner Final Itinerary

Please find the final itinerary of the LUSCR Dinner 2018 below. This years tour is on the Wirral, going to towers on the Merseyrail train route towards Chester.

Wednesday 14th February

Handbell Peal at 18:30 at SFX

Thursday 15th February

Peal at Garston at 17:45

Friday 16th February

Peal at Tilston, Cheshire at 9:30.

Peal at Eastham, Wirral at 13:30.

Practice at SFX 18:00-19:00

Practice at Pier Head 19:30-21:00

Social at the Lion Tavern, 67 Moorfields, Liverpool from 9pm.

Saturday 17th February

Peal at Pier Head at 10am.

Dinner Day Tour:

10-10:45 Bromborough (8, 23-1-5)

11:15-12 Bebington (8, 8-1-13)

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:15 Port Sunlight (8, 14-1-25)

14:45-15:30 Rock Ferry (6, 10-0-8)

18:00 for 18:30 The Annual Dinner at The Mercure Atlantic Tower Hotel, Chapel Street, L3 9RE.

Sunday 18th February:

Service Ringing at Pier Head at 9-9:45.

LUSCR AGM at 11am at The Ship and Mitre (upstairs room), Dale Street, L2 2JH

Evensong Ringing at Liverpool Cathedral at 13:30-15:00.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact David Thomas (

LUSCR Dinner 2018

The 2018 LUSCR dinner will be held on Saturday 17th February 2018 at the Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel.

Over the dinner weekend Friday ringing will take place at SFX and St Nicks as normal.

Saturday there will be a peal attempt at St Nicks, whilst others can attend the ringing trip by train towards Chester.
Saturday evening the bar opens at 6pm followed by dinner at 6:30pm.

Zoe and the team at the Mecure Hotel have room’s available, the cost is £104 Friday and Saturday £115. The hotel’s telephone number is 0151 472 2853.

Sunday the Annual General Meeting will be held at Ma Boyles.
If you would like to purchase tickets, they are £32 per person. If you wish to pay for your dinner by bank transfer-please contact us to get the details.

Can you then email Peter Burgess to confirm names and any special dietary requirements.

Look forward to seeing as many of you as possible.

LUSCR Dinner 2017

I am pleased to be able to announce that the 2017 LUSCR dinner will be held on the 18th February 2017 at the Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel. Further details will be announced at a later date.