Welcome to the website of the Old North Berks branch of the Oxford Diocesan Guild.

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More information on these events (and more) is available on the news and training & courses pages.

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Please use the navigation menu at the top of every page to navigate the site.


The Articles page offers items of general interest.

The Branch Facts page offers general information about the Old North Berkshire branch.

Branch officers are depicted on the Officers page.

The Minutes page provides quick access to the minutes of all branch meetings since October 2018.

The Resources page offers links to documents and significant pages on external sites, including the ODG, The Ringing World and BellBoard.


The ODG page highlights important ODG information, such as the Guild Rules, along with relevant links.


The Events page provides a calendar of all this year's Branch events.


More information about events within the branch can be found on the News page, including how to register interest for future events and reports on past events.


Information about the Branch Newsletter can be viewed on the Newsletter page, including information on how to submit articles and links to download all the recent newsletters.

Learn to Ring

Are you interested in learning to ring or improving your skills?

The Learn to Ring page provides information about the Branch Ringing School while other courses available within the branch or guild can be viewed on the upcoming courses page.


Did you know that the Long Wittenham bells were re-hung during the Covid "lockdown"? Want to see what was done? Step this way...

Any tower that undertakes a significant project is invited to provide information about the work for publication on the website.


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.


Is any website complete without a page of Frequently Asked Questions?

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Page last updated: 22nd October 2023.