Oxford Diocesan Guild
Old North Berks Branch


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

  • Next Branch events:
  • Wed 25th Sept : Afternoon practice at Steventon.
  • Wed 2nd Oct : Surprise Major practice at Milton.
  • Wed 9th Oct : Branch practice at Cumnor.
  • Wed 23rd Oct : Afternoon practice at Harwell.

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What's New

Updates to the Branch News page:

  • Branch Committee Meeting: October 2019
  • The meeting will be held at 7.30pm in Dornie, Lodge, Bessels Lea, Blewbury, OX11 9NW. Every tower can send a member to represent them and the committee look forward to seeing many of you at the meeting.

Please let the webmaster know of any branch events that need adding to the 2019 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 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.

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

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.


If you are interested in learning to ring Church Bells then please do get in touch! Either visit your local tower on practice night or you can contact the branch Training Officer using the link on the Officers page.

If you can already ring, you can contact the Training Officer for ideas and suggestions.

Upcoming training courses

Details on upcoming (and past) Branch and Guild training opportunites can be found on the new Learn to Ring page.


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