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 23rd Oct : Afternoon practice at Harwell.
  • Sat 9th Nov : Quiz Night & Supper at Brightwell.
  • Tue 12th Nov : Branch practice at Brightwell.
  • Wed 27th Nov : Afternoon practice at Chilton.

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What's New

Updates to the Branch News page:

Updates to the Practice Nights and Towers pages:

  • Practices suspended at Blewbury (Sept-Nov) => Steventon.
  • Practices at North Moreton now start at 7:30pm.

Updates to the Learn to Ring page:

  • Please send updates for the ONB Branch Newsletter by Tuesday 22nd October at the latest. See the Newsletter page for more information.

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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