Jon is the current Tower Captain at Chagford & Drewsteignton, taking the reins after Julia Endacott. Taught by Percy Rice, Jon learnt to handle a rope at St Michael’s in Archangel in 1976. As a mature student studying Music at the University of Birmingham Jon was Master of BUSCR 1994-95, holds two NUA titles and also gained two special mentions tenoring to Grandsire Doubles.
Another ringing love story; Jon met his future wife Ruth when training her to ring in Drewsteignton as well as more recently training three of their four children to ring, the fourth is part way there.
This entry was written in May 2022.
Hot on the heels of the launch of the new Learning the Ropes Advanced Call Change Scheme, show host Cathy Booth chats with four call change aficionados. Clare, Dee, John and Ian are all delighted to see the new scheme in place and look forward to the huge benefits it will bring. With the focus on good listening and bell...