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.

What's New

Added a new page about the 2016 Heritage Open Days (see below).

See the Guild news page for information about the Michaelmas Training day in September and the Steeple Aston course in October.

  • Next Branch events:
    Tuesday 20th September : 8 bell practice at Wantage.
    Wednesday 28th September : Afternoon training at Milton.
    Wednesday 5th October : Surprise (Major & Royal) practice at Appleton (7:30 - 9:00).
    Thursday 13th October : Branch practice at Radley (7:30 - 9:00).

Heritage Open Days

There is a new page with information about the 2016 Heritage Open Days this September.

Please note: Registration closed at the end of July!

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.

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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