The Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers
SMV, Kempsford

Picture: St Mary the Virgin, Kempsford

Branch Committee

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

Branch Chairman: Bridget Lazenby

Branch Secretary/Treasurer: Richard Crooks

Branch Ringing Master: Kay Hodges

Branch Ringing Master: Peter Harris

However, it's not all seriousness as a branch official


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

Branch Programme

New this year are a number of joint practices with neighbouring branches.

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)EventLocation
Jan 13 Triples Practice Northleach
Jan 16 Ringing Up and Down Barnsley
Jan 20 Grandsire Doubles Practice Meysey Hampton
Jan 21 Practice South Cerney
Jan 26 10/12 bell practice Cirencester St John
Feb 10 Triples Practice Northleach
Feb 12 Quarterly Meeting Fairford
Feb 17 Plain Bob Doubles Withington
Mar 9 Triples Practice Northleach
Mar 14, 7:00pm Practice Kemble
Mar 16 Grandsire Doubles Practice Meysey Hampton
Apr 15 Practice Great Barrington
May 4 Triples Practice Northleach
May 14 Calling Call Changes CANCELLED Bibury
May 17 Quarterly Meeting Windrush
May 18 Grandsire Doubles Practice Meysey Hampton
Jun 1 Triples Practice Northleach
Jun 15 Plain Bob Doubles Practice Withington
Jun 16, 7:00pm Striking Competition Kempsford
Jun 22 Joint Practice Oxford DG Burford
Jul 6 Triples Practice Northleach
Jul 18 Practice Edgeworth
Jul 20 Grandsire Doubles Practice Meysey Hampton
Aug 3 Triples Practice Northleach
Aug 15, 6:30pm Practice - NOTE NEW DATE Coln St Aldwyns
Aug 17 Plain Bob Doubles Practice Withington
Sep 7 Triples Practice - CANCELLED Northleach
Sep 21 Grandsire Doubles Practice Meysey Hampton
Sep 22 Quarterly Meeting Chedworth
Oct 5 Triples Practice Northleach
Oct 19 Practice North Cerney
Nov 2 Triples Practice Northleach
Nov 16 Grandsire Doubles Practice Meysey Hampton
Nov 19, 4:00pm AGM Watermoor
Dec 7 Triples Practice Northleach
Dec 15 Practice Rendcomb
Dec 21 Plain Bob Doubles Practice Withington
Jan 11 Triples Practice Northleach
Jan 18 Grandsire Doubles Practice Meysey Hampton
Feb 8 Triples Practice Northleach
Feb 15 Plain Bob Doubles Practice Withington

Striking Competition Results

This page updated: 16/06/2016
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