Quarter peal ringing forms a staple part of the method ringer's
diet, requiring the ringing of at least 1250 changes in a recognised method. The first
quarter by a local band was rung on 29th July 1981 to mark the wedding of H. R. H.
The Prince of Wales and The Lady Diana Spencer. The ringers were Jean Letters, Claire
Hudson, Andrew Hudson, James Perry, Samuel Letters and Josiah Spence. 29 quarters
were rung on the old ring of 8, the last being Stedman Triples on Thursday April 16th,