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.

  • Next Branch events:
  • Wed 28th June : Afternoon practice at Childrey (2:00pm).
  • Sat 22nd July : Branch outing and barbecue.
  • Wed 26th July : Afternoon practice at Radley (2:00pm).

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What's New (since 29 May)

Updates to the Branch News page:

  • Added information about the Branch BBQ on 22nd July!

Updates to the Calendar:

  • Due to essential building work at Goring during the summer we have to move the Surprise Major practice on August 2nd. Colin has kindly offered Milton bells for us.

Updates to the Newsletter page:

  • The June 2017 newsletter is now available.

Updates to the Guild News page:

  • Added information about the Towers & Belfries Committee's Basic Bell Maintenance Course on Saturday 1st July.

Please let the webmaster know of any branch events that need adding to the 2017 calendar (an email link is available from the Frequently Asked Questions page).

General Information

The Map page is a clickable map of the Branch.

The Towers page provides 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.

Ringers on holiday looking for a quick grab should check out the Practice Nights page which lists towers by their practice night.

  • Please Note!
    Wallingford practices temporarily moved to Brightwell (not Cholsey as previously reported) on Thursdays at 7.45pm.

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 can be downloaded from the Newsletter page.

The Articles page offers items of general interest.

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