The Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers
St Oswald, Compton Abdale

Picture: St Oswald, Compton Abdale

Branch Committee

These are your branch committee. If you see any of them out on their own make sure you tell someone!

branch chairman

Branch Chairman/Treasurer: Bridget Lazenby

branch secretary

Branch Secretary: Michelle Waymont-Palmer

branch ringing master

Branch Ringing Master: Kay Hodges

branch ringing master

Branch Ringing Master: Peter Harris

Newsletters

These are the latest newsletters for the branch:

No. 8 Focus on...Pat Bartlett, December 2012
No. 9 Focus on...Eileen Godwin, February 2013
No. 10 Common and not-so-common bells, March 2013
No. 11 Focus on...F. Eric Roberts, May 2013
No. 12 June 2013
No. 13 The Branch on Tour, September 2013
No. 14 Happy New Year to you all!!, January 2014
No. 15 Spring Lambing Special, March 2014
No. 16 Competitions, Birthdays, Outings, Advice and Poetry! June 2014
No. 17 Barbara Holden, November 2014
No. 18 Late AGM report, members, competitions
No. 20 A New Editor! Members, Peals and Quarter Peals, February 2016
No. 21 Snowdrops, Tower of the Year victory, Striking Competition arrangements, May 2016
No. 22 Celebrations, Striking Competion and when Cirencester bells ring at 6am, September 2016
No. 23 Branch AGM, Association AGM, the Quiz! March 2017
No. 24 Congratulations, engagements, THE AGM. November 2017

Branch Programme

All Practices run from 7.30 - 9pm and Quarterly Meetings from 7.30 - 8.45pm unless otherwise noted.

Visitors are always welcome but are advised to contact the Branch Secretary before travelling to confirm and avoid disappointment.

Day / Date (& time) Event Location
2018
Jan 13 Ringing Up and Down CANCELLED Kemble
Jan 23 10/12 bell practice Cirencester St John
Feb 10 Surprise Practice Watermoor
Feb 15 Quarterly Meeting Kempsford
Mar 21, 7:00pm Practice Hatherop
Mar 28, 7:00pm Quiz Evening Ampney Crucis Village Hall
Apr 22, 1:20pm Evensong Ringing Gloucester Cathedral
May 11 Quarterly Meeting Fairford
May 20 Quarter Peal Day
Jun 4, 7:00pm Striking Competition and Social Ampney Crucis
Jun 23 Ringing Up and Down Winstone
Jul 16, 7:00pm Practice Sherbourne
Jul 21 Branch Outing Birmingham (tbc)
Aug 15 Practice Coln St Denys
Sep 11 Quarterly Meeting Great Barrington
Sep 29 Surprise Practice Coln St Aldwyn
Oct 25 Practice Rendcomb
Nov 10, 4:00pm AGM Kemble
Dec 6 Practice Kempsford

Striking Competition Results