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Humberside Show

The presence of the Society for several years (1978-1980) at the Humberside show took extensive planning and fund raising. A model tower was constructed with a set of handbells in a frame with scale fittings. Display boards surrounded the tent and handbell ringing was well received. The highlight for some people was a visit by Princess Anne. A rota was organised to sleep overnight in the tent as valuable equipment was stored there.

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1063 - This was the Society tent for the exhibition. 1064 - Ken Staniforth built a scale model tower and it housed a ring of 6 handbells with frame and fittings. It was really good for showing visitors how things worked. 1065 - Another shot of Ken's tower. 1066 - Graham Smith talking to some young visitors. 1067 - The sides of the tent were covered with display boards. 1068 - Graham Smith met Princess Anne and presented her with a vinyl LP - Church Bells of the Cotswolds. It later turned out to be some dreadful recordings! 1069 - L-R:- Bodyguard, Princess Anne, Judith Haselhurst, Maris Stephenson, Sarah Horton. 1070 - Princess Anne with Graham Smith and Judith Haselhurst. 1071 - Preparing for a handbell demo. L-R:- Steve Maltby, John Atkinson, Kim Granger, Judith Haselhurst, Roddy Horton, with Paul Andrews extreme right. 1072 - L-R:- Sally Beavis,  Andrew Beavis, Nicky Pearson,  Anthony Pearson, John Atkinson,  Ian Brook,   Joan Engler. 1073 - L-R:- Nicky Pearson,  Anthony Pearson,  Ian Brook,  Joan Engler,  John Brook,  David Pearson,  John Atkinson. 1074 - Waiting for visitors. L-R:- Steve Maltby, Ross Hibbs, John Atkinson.