Guild of Devonshire Ringers
North East Branch

 

Branch Events 2010

Branch Programme Branch Officers Tower Contacts
 

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BRANCH PROGRAMME

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January
Sat 9th Branch Quarterly Meeting at Bampton starting 3 00pm. Preceded by Branch Committee meeting at 1 30 pm
Sat 16th Guild General Committee meets, 3 00 pm
Wed 27th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
Sat 30th Guild Training: Little Bob Major. Wolborough 10 00 - 4 30
February
Sat 6th Tower Captain's Forum: Practical ringing skills workshop at Huntsham 10 30 - 12 15
Sat 20th John Scott Devon 10-bell Call Change Competition, 10 30 am at St Marychurch
Wed 24th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
Sat 27th Guild Training: Starting to conduct. Brampford Speke (am) / Holcombe Burnell (pm)
March
Sat 6th Branch Training: Plain Bob Doubles at Troyte R C, Huntsham, 10 00 - 1.00
Wed 17th Branch Mid-week Outing, 11 00 - 4 00. Details later.
Wed 24th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
Sat 27th Guild Young Ringers' Spring outing. East Devon.
April
Sat 10th Branch Quarterly Meeting at Culmstock, starting at 3 00 pm, Service at 4 30pm, Tea at 5 00pm - 6.30-8 00pm Films.  Preceded by Branch Committee meeting at 1 30pm.
Sat 17th Guild/C.C. Training: Train the Trainers. Thorverton/Silverton 10 00 - 4 30
Wed 28th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
May
Sat 8th Branch Training: Rev. Canterbury Doubles at Troyte R C, Huntsham, 10 00 - 1 00
Sat 16th Branch Outing. Details later.
Wed 26th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
June
Fri 4th John Hutchings 6-bell competition, Silverton, evening. Details later.
Sat 5th Mini-Seminar: Tower Maintenance, 10 30 - 12 30
Sat 12th Branch Training: Plain Hunting on 6, 7 and 8 at Troyte R C, Huntsham, 10 00 - 1 00
Sat 19th Guild Festival and Annual Meeting, Braunton, including seminar on recruitment (pm)
Wed 23rd Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
Sat 26th National 12-bell finals at Crediton
July
Sat 3rd Branch Quarterly Meeting at Bickleigh, starting 3 00 pm. Preceded by Branch Committee at 12 00pm.
Sun 4th Guild Training: Handbell Worshop, Okehampton 12 30 -
Sat 10th Devon Young Ringers' Day with barbeque, Wolborough, 2 00
Sat 10th Branch 10 bell practice, Thorverton, 11 00 - 12 30
Mon 19th Practice for Guild Striking Competition, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
Wed 21st Briefing meeting for Mid Devon Show helpers, The Half Moon, Tiverton, 7 00 pm
Sat 24th Ringing recruitment event at Mid Devon Show
Wed 28th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
August
Practices for Guild Striking Competition to be arranged
Sat 21st Joint meeting with Dunster Branch at Minehead (10), 7 00 - 9 00 pm
Wed 25th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30pm
September
Practices for Guild Striking Competition to be arranged
Wed 1st Branch Committee meets Castle School, Tiverton, 7 30 pm
Sat 11th Branch Training: Plain Bob Minor at Troyte R C, Huntsham, 10 00 - 1 00
Wed 15th Branch Mid-week Outing, 11 00 - 4 00. Details later.
Sat 18th Guild Training: Grandsire, Thorverton 10 00 - 4 30
Wed 22nd Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30pm
Sat 25th Branch 10-bell practice, Thorverton, 11 00 - 12 30
October
Practices for Guild Striking Competition to be arranged
Sat 2nd Branch Annual Meeting and Members' Forum, Uffculme starting 3 00 pm Details later.
Sat 16th Guild novice, 6- and 8-bell striking competitions in North East Branch
Sat 23rd Guild Tower Maintenance Seminar for E & NE Branches, 10 00 1 00
Contact James Clarke (01237 451667) to book a place
Sat 23rd Branch Training: Ringing up & down in peal, Troyte R C at Huntsham, 10 00 - 1 00.
Sat 23rd Young ringers' autumn outing, South Hams
Wed 27th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
Fri 29th Guild Quarter Peal Week starts
November
Sun 7th Guild Quarter Peal Week ends
Wed 10th Branch Committee meets, 7 30 pm, Castle School, Tiverton.
Sat 13th Branch Mini-Seminar: Tower Captain's Forum, 11 00 - 12 30
Wed 24th Branch Practice, Huntsham, 7 30 pm
Sat 20th Fred Edwards Shield Competition, Uffculme. Details later.
Sat 27th Branch Dinner. Details later.
December
Sat 4th Branch Training: Plain Bob Triples at Troyte R C, Huntsham, 10 00 - 1 00
Sat 11th Devon Ringers' Carol Service, 3 00pm. 3 00pm, Heavitree  Details later.
Branch Towers - Key Dates:
Bampton:
Tower Dinner - Fri 22nd Jan
  Sponsored ringing in aid of Help for Heroes Sat. 7th August.
Contact Mike or Pat Hatchett (01398 331843) if your tower would like to take part
Tiverton St Peter:
Dinner - Sat 27th Feb
Outing - Sat 24th Apr
St Peter's Shield Comp. - Sat 8th May
Uffculme:
Dinner - Sat 30th Jan
Tower AGM - Mon 1st Feb

Click here to see Troyte Ringing Centre souvenir goods.

Open Evening Practices

Three towers are designated as Branch Practice Towers. Any branch members wishing to practice method ringing will be made very welcome at the following practice nights. If members wish to to ring a specific method of their choice please ring first to confirm arrangements. (see contacts below).

Huntsham (8 Bell) - Mondays 19:30. Contact Pat Hatchett Tel: 01398 331843

Tiverton St. Peter (8 Bell) - Tuesdays 19:30. Contact Les Boyce Tel: 01884 256819

Bampton (6 Bell) - Thursdays 19:30. Contact Pat Hatchett Tel: 01398 331843


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BRANCH OFFICERS

Chairman:
Leslie Boyce - Tel. 01884 256819 e-mail: lesboyce@gmail.com
(Home Tower: Tiverton St Peter)

Committee Secretary:
Alison Milne - Tel. 01884 841778

Programme Secretaries:
Tony Trigg - Tel. 01398 331698 e-mail: tony.trigg@bampton.org.uk
(Home Tower: Bampton)

Treasurer:
Alan Edwards - Tel. 01884 254083 e-mail: avedwards@tiscali.co.uk
(Home Tower: Tiverton St Peter)

Joint Ringing Masters:
Sheila Scofield - Tel. 01398 331834 e-mail: sheilascofield@hotmail.com
(Home tower: Bampton)

Vacancy

Education Officer:
Mike Hatchett - Tel. 01398 331843 e-mail: via sheilascofield@hotmail.com
(Home tower: Bampton)

Publicity Officer:
Tony Trigg - Tel. 01398 331698 e-mail: tony.trigg@bampton.org.uk
(Home Tower: Bampton)

General Committee Member:
Mike Hatchett - Tel. 01398 331843 e-mail: via sheilascofield@hotmail.com
(Home tower: Bampton)

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TOWER CONTACTS

Click on the place name to see the tower details:

Bampton : Pat Hatchett, Five Oaks, Bampton, Tiverton, Devon EX16 9LE
Tel. 01398-331843 e-mail info@troyteringingcentre.org

Bickleigh : Derek Norrish, Forches House, Rewe, Exeter, EX5 4DY
Tel. 01392 860623 e-mail brenda@lancaster52.orangehome.co.uk

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

Burlescombe : Peter Walter, Eastbrook, Burlescombe, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7JT
Tel. 01823-672545 e-mail: pwalter@talk21.com

Clayhidon : Brian Samuels, 101 Bulford, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8DH
Tel. 01823-664729 e-mail:  bandgsamuels@tiscali.co.uk

Cruwys Morchard : David Edmonds, Windmill Cottage, Pennymoor, Tiverton, EX16 8LU
Tel. 01363 866717 e-mail david_edmonds16@hotmail.co.uk

Culmstock : Matthew Harris, 9 Huntersway, Culmstock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3HJ
Tel. 01884 840456 e-mail kirmats@btinternet.com

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

Hemyock : Brian Samuels, 101 Bulford, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8DH
Tel. 01823-664729 e-mail:  bandgsamuels@tiscali.co.uk

Holcombe Rogus : Peter Costema, Hurleys, Holcombe Rogus, Somerset TA21 0PA
Tel. 01823-672558 e-mail ami.treas@ntlworld.com

Huntsham : Mike Hatchett, Five Oaks, Bampton, Tiverton, Devon EX16 9LE
Tel. 01398-331843 e-mail info@troyteringingcentre.org

Silverton : Martin Clough, 38 Hederman Close, Silverton, Exeter, Devon EX5 4HW
Tel. 01392-860971 e-mail: Martin@mcassoc.demon.co.uk

Tiverton : St Paul: David Smith, 1 St Pauls Square, Tiverton, Devon EX16 5JA
Tel. 07960-141546

Tiverton : Glen Morgan, 23 Castle Street, Tiverton EX16 6RE
Tel: 01884 250067 e-mail glenis486@btinternet.com

Uffculme : Tony Lane, Hill Park House, Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon EX15 3BJ
Tel. 01884-840386 e-mail lanerowe@aol.com


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. Dove's Guide to towers in the area.

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