Pete Ellis from Hemel Hempstead and son of Mrs Ellis of Stourpaine brought a band to the Durweston tower on Monday 21 May to ring a peel (3 hours non stop) to celebrate the royal wedding. They executed the peel with great skill . It’s not uncommon for bands to ring quarter peels (45 mins approx.) but a full peel is rare. It was the first time Pete has rung at Durweston for 35 years. Pete Ellis is the son of George Ellis (vet) who died about 2 years ago. He and his wife, still living in Stourpaine, are well known.
Notice of Future Benefice Services
29th July 9.30am St Nicholas, Durweston
Reverend Belinda Marflitt The Vicarage Shaston Road Stourpaine Blandford Forum Dorset DT11 8TA T: 03330 118 088