Guild of Devonshire Ringers - North East Branch

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Branch and Guild Events 2004

Branch Programme, Branch Officers and Tower Contacts

Huntsham peal board

 

BRANCH PROGRAMME

Note: At Branch Practices there will be opportunities to ring the methods shown. Members wishing to ring these methods are asked to make themselves known to the Ringing Masters at the practice. Please ensure that you know the method thoroughly on paper before the practice! A range of other methods, as well as call changes, if appropriate, will also be rung on each occasion.

 

January

Sat.10th Branch Quarterly at Tiverton St Peter. Ringing 3.00-4.30p.m. at Tiverton St Peter . Service 4.00p.m. followed by tea and notices. 6.15-7.45 ringing at Tiverton, St Paul. 8pm Skittles at Rose and Crown, Calverleigh

Sat.17th Guild Committee Meeting : Exeter St David 3.00p.m.

Wed.21st Branch Training Course : First week of special 5-week training course in Triples methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m .

Mon.26th Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

February

Wed.4th Branch Training Course : Second week of special 5-week training course in Triples methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Wed.18th Branch Training Course : Third week of special 5-week training course in Triples methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Mon.23rd Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Tue.24th Branch Practice : Clayhidon 7.30-9.00p.m.

March

Wed.3rd Branch Training Course : Fourth week of special 5-week training course in Triples methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Mon.8th Branch Committee Meeting : 7.30p.m. at Castle School , Tiverton.

Wed.17th Branch Training Course : Fifth week of special 5-week training course in Triples methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Mon.22nd Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

April

Sat.3rd Branch Quarterly and Business Meeting at Hemyock. Ringing 3.00-4.30p.m at Hemyock . Service 4.00p.m. followed by tea and meeting.

Mon.26th Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

May

Thu.13th Branch Practice at Silverton 7.45-9.00p.m

Sat.22nd Branch Outing in Cornwall (Further details nearer the time)

Mon.24th Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Wed.26th Branch 6-Bell Treble-Dodging Minor Training Course : First week of special 5-week training course in Treble-Dodging and Surprise Minor methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

June

Fri.4th John Hutchings Cup Competition : Silverton 7p.m.

Wed.9th Branch 6-Bell Treble-Dodging Minor Training Course : Second week of special 5-week training course in Treble-Dodging and Surprise Minor methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Sat.12th Guild AGM - Mid-Devon Branch

Tue.15th Branch Committee Meeting : 7.30p.m. at Castle School , Tiverton

Wed.23rd Branch 6-Bell Treble-Dodging Minor Training Course : Third week of special 5-week training course in Treble-Dodging and Surprise Minor methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Mon.28th Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

July

Sat.3rd Branch Quarterly at Culmstock (to be confirmed). Ringing 3.00-4.30p.m. Service 4.30p.m. followed by tea and notices.

Wed.7th Branch 6-Bell Treble-Dodging Minor Training Course : Fourth week of special 5-week training course in Treble-Dodging and Surprise Minor methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Sat.10th and Sun.11th Troyte Ringing Centre - Huntsham Tower and Bells Project. Special weekend of activities involving the Dorothy L. Sayers Society. (Further details nearer the time)

Sat.17th Branch Quarter Peal Day (Further details nearer the time)

Wed.21st Branch 6-Bell Treble-Dodging Minor Training Course : Fifth week of special 5-week training course in Treble-Dodging and Surprise Minor methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Mon.26th Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

August

Thu.19th Branch Practice at Bampton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Sat.21st Joint Practice with Dunster Branch at Winsford. Picnic 6.00pm and ringing at Winsford 7.00-9.00pm.

September

Wed.8th Branch Committee Meeting : 7.30p.m. at Castle School , Tiverton

Wed.22nd Branch Plain Major Training Course : First week of special 5-week training course in Plain Major methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

October

Sat.2nd Branch AGM and Members' Forum at Cullompton . Ringing from 2.00-2.45p.m. at Halberton and 3.00-4.30p.m. at Cullompton. Service 4.30p.m followed by tea, Annual General Meeting, and Members' Forum.

Wed.6th Branch Plain Major Training Course : Second week of special 5-week training course in Plain Major methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Thu.14th Branch Committee Meeting : 7.30p.m. at Castle School , Tiverton.

Sat.16th Guild 6-Bell and 8-Bell Striking Competitions (Further details nearer the time)

Wed.20th Branch Plain Major Training Course : Third week of special 5-week training course in Plain Major methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Mon.25th Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

October/November

Oct.30th -Nov.7th Guild Quarter Peal Week

November

Wed.3rd Branch Plain Major Training Course : Fourth week of special 5-week training course in Plain Major methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Tue.9th Branch Practice at Tiverton St Peter 7.30-9.00p.m.

Sat.13th Fred Edwards Competition at Uffculme

Wed.17th Branch Plain Major Training Course : Fifth week of special 5-week training course in Plain Major methods. Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Mon.22nd Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice : Thorverton 7.30-9.00p.m.

Sat.27th Branch Dinner (Further details nearer the time)

December

Sat.18th Guild Carol Service at Plymouth St Andrew

 

Details of Training Courses from Mike Hatchett (01398 331843)

Details of Branch Treble-Dodging Major Practice from Leslie Boyce (01884 256819: lboyce@unisonfree.net)

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BRANCH OFFICERS

Chairman: David Smith (mobile) 07960 141546 (Home Tower: Tiverton St Paul)

Secretary: Situation vacant

Membership Secretary and Treasurer: Alan Edwards 01884-254083 (Home Tower: Tiverton St Peter)

Joint Ringing Masters: Leslie Boyce 01884-256819 (hm) or 235234 (wk) e-mail: lboyce@unisonfree.net (Home Tower: Tiverton St Peter) and Terry Hargreaves 01884-32023 (Home tower: Tiverton, St Paul)

Education Officer: Mike Hatchett 01398-331843 (Home tower: Bampton)

Publicity Officer: Sheila Scofield 01398-331834 e-mail: sheilascofield@hotmail.com (Home tower: Bampton)

Guild Representative: Richard Shere 01884 32655 e-mail Rich.Shere@ukgateway.net (Home tower: Cullompton)

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TOWER CONTACTS

Bampton: Pat Hatchett, Five Oaks, Bampton, Tiverton, Devon EX16 9LE 01398-331843

Broadhembury: Pauline Champion, Budleigh Cottage, Kerswell, Cullompton, Devon EX15 2EJ 01884-266751

Burlescombe: Peter Walter, Eastbrook, Burlescombe, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7JT 01823-672545

Clayhidon: Ken Wakeling, The Old Rectory, Clayhidon, Cullompton, Devon EX153TJ 01823-680534

Cullompton: Brian Hancock, North Hayes, Knowle Lane, Cullompton, Devon EX15 1PZ 01884-33161

Culmstock: Paul Mainwaring, Riverside, Culmstock, Cullompton, Devon EX15 3JB 01884-841111

Halberton: Colin Davey, 5 High Street, Halberton, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7AF 01884-820140

Hemyock: Brian Samuels, 101 Bulford, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8DH 01823-664729

Holcombe Rogus: Peter Costema, Hurleys, Holcombe Rogus, Wellington, Somerset TA21 0PA 01823-672558

Huntsham: Mike Hatchett, Five Oaks, Bampton, Tiverton, Devon EX16 9LE 01398-331843

Morebath: Jim Vellacott, Broadmead, Bampton, Tiverton, Devon EX16 9HT 01398-331491

Silverton: Martin Clough, 38 Hederman Close, Silverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 4HW 01392-860971

Tiverton, St Paul: David Smith, 1 St Paul's Square, Tiverton, Devon EX16 5JA 07960-141546

Tiverton, St Peter: Jackie Monahan, Quarryfield, Baker's Hill, Tiverton, Devon EX16 5NE 01884-253774

Uffculme: Mike Hilson, 12 Meadow View, Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon EX15 3DS 01884-841421


Please note that other churches in the Exe and Culm valley areas have active bands of ringers who are not affiliated to the Guild. Please enquire about bellringing in these places by contacting the church concerned directly.

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