Oxford Diocesan Guild
Old North Berks Branch


Welcome to the web site of the Old North Berks Branch of the Oxford Diocesan Guild. Use the menu on the left to navigate the site.

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What's New

The December 2016 newsletter is now available from the Newsletter page.

Updates to the branch news page:

  • Added information about the 2017 ART Conference.
  • Added information about the branch New Year's ringing.
  • Added information about the December Young Ringer's Outing.
  • Added link to article about the Whitechapel bell foundry.
  • Wallingford bells out of action (due to repairs).

The 2017 calendar is now available! Please let the webmaster know of any more branch events that need adding.

  • Next Branch events:
    Wednesday 7th Dec : Surprise Major at Sutton Courtenay (7:30pm).
    Monday 12th Dec : Branch practice at Marcham (7:30pm).
    Tuesday 13th Dec : 8-bell practice at Wantage (7:30pm).
    Wednesday 14th Dec : Afternoon training at Drayton (2:00pm).

General Information

The Map page is a clickable map of the Branch.

The Towers page provides correspondents’ contact details, a tower photograph and links to tower web sites and on-line Dove’s Guide. Doves provides full details of all the bells and has a facility to call up a Google or Multimap map to locate the tower(s) you are interested in.

  • Please Note!
    Wallingford practices temporarily moved to Cholsey (Thursdays 7.45pm).

Alternatively, the Practice Nights page lists towers by their practice night. Hopefully this will be useful for ringers on holiday looking for a quick grab!

There are separate pages for Branch news and Guild news.

Officers are depicted on the Officers page.

The Calendar page lists all the Branch events for the year ahead.

A copy of the latest Branch Newsletter (June 2016) can be downloaded from the Newsletter page.

The Articles page offers items of general interest.

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