Guild and Branch Events  2017/18

This programme is liable to change.  You are advised to contact Branch secretaries before setting out to a function.

Some branches advertise in The Ringing World, or the Diary section of Bellboard.

Some meetings have teas available, which need to be booked in advance.

This list will be updated if and when branches send changes to pro@pdg.org.uk 

Date: Saturdays unless indicated.


Branch: C Culworth, D Daventry, G Guilsborough, K Kettering, N Northampton, P Peterborough, R Rutland, Th Thrapston, To Towcester, W Wellingborough.


Type: B = Cross Guild committee meeting, C = Competition, M = Meeting with ringing, O = Outing, P = Practice, Q = Quarter peals, R = Ringing, S = Social event


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2018 >:  JAN    FEB    MAR   APR


MARCH 2017 

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

 Th 2

7.30 - 9pm 

 Uppingham – Major and triples practice

P

F 3

P

7.30 - 9pm

Castor – 8-bell practice

P

4

GUILD

10am - noon

General Management Committee         

Bouverie Court, Northampton   NN4 7YD

B

4

Th

3 - 5pm

Great Addington

P

4

G

3.30 – 8.30pm

Walgrave; 6pm  Brixworth, tea, biscuits and ring 6.30-8.30pm

P

F 10

R

7pm

Branch dinner Finch’s Arms, Hambleton

S

11

D

3 – 8.30pm

Braunston, 4.30pm service tea & meeting; 7pm Rugby (8)

M

M 13

To

7.30 - 9pm

Blisworth – join practice

P

18

C

 

Branch outing

O

18

W

10am – noon

Grendon -  surprise practice

P

18

W

7 - 9pm

Rushden

P

T 21

Th

7.30 – 9pm

Woodford – 8-bell practice

P

25

K

2 - 4pm 

Rothwell – Stedman practice

25

N

7.30pm

Pitsford  (Kent TB Minor)

M

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL  2017                  

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

1

 Th

3 – 5pm 

 Twywell

1

G

3.30pm

Scaldwell, tea, biscuits; 6.30-8.30pm Haselbech

P

Su 2

P

4 – 6pm

Barnack - Bob minor workshop

P

Tu 4

R

7.30 – 9pm

Oakham – Major & triples methods practice

P

F 7

P

7.30 - 9pm

Castor – 8-bell practice

P

8

GUILD

10.30am – 12.30pm

Kettering - ten-bell practice for Grandsire Caters, Yorkshire and Bristol S Royal

P

8

K

2 – 4pm

Cransley

P

8

D

3 – 8.30pm

Newnham, 4.30pm service tea & meeting; 7pm   Southam

M

8

C

7.30 - 9pm

Whitfield

P

15

GUILD

10am

SPONSORED WALK OR RIDE for Guild Bell Fund. Full details and sponship form here.

S

Su 16

 

 

Easter Sunday 2017

 

T 18

Th

7.30 - 9pm

Woodford – 8-bell practice

P

22

G

 

St George’s Day rolling ring

R

22

10am – noon 

Mears Ashby – surprise practice

P

22

W

2.30 - 4.30pm 

Ecton – young members’ training afternoon

P

22

N

7.30pm

Cogenhoe (Stedman Doubles)

P

Su 23

R

 

St George’s Day ringing

Q

29 

 GUILD

 

SPRING FESTIVAL:  6-bell striking competition hosted by Towcester Branch (Please note date) 

See full details here.

C + M

29

R

4 – 7pm

Caldecott – branch striking competition

C

29

C

7.30 - 9pm

Aynho - 8-bell practice

P

 

 

 

 

 

MAY 2017

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

Th 4

7.30 - 9pm 

Uppingham – Major and triples practice

P

F 5

P

7.30 - 9pm

Castor – 8-bell practice

P

6

Th

 

Branch outing

O

6

GUILD

10.30am – 12.30pm

Higham Ferrers - ten-bell practice for Grandsire Caters, Yorkshire and Bristol S Royal

P

6

G

3.30 – 8.30pm

Great Oxendon, 5pm service; tea & meeting in VH; 6.30pm East Farndon till 8.30pm

M

13

D

 

Coach outing to Stoke on Trent area

O

13

K

2 - 4pm

Corby striking contest with a difference

C

T 16

Th

7.30 - 9pm

Woodford – 8-bell practice

P

20

R

am

Uppingham Market- Bell Fund cake stall

S

20

W

 

Branch outing

O

20

P

4.30 - 9pm

Ring for your supper: 4.30pm Woodston; St John's Peterborough;  St Mary's Peterborough.

Please let Branch Sec know  by 17.5.17 if attending

R+S

20

C

7.30 - 9pm

Lois Weedon

P

27

R

2 – 5pm

Wing – practice and picnic

P+S

M 29

To

 

Tour – Biggleswade area

O

W 31

N

7pm

Northampton All Saints (Little Bob Major & Royal)

P

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE 2017

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

F 2

P

7.30 - 9pm 

 Castor - 8-bell practice

P

3

G

3.30 - 8.30pm

Clipston; tea, biscuits and ring  Kelmarsh 6.30-8.30pm

P

3

Th

7 – 9pm

Brigstock

P

4

GUILD 

10.30am - 12.30pm

St Giles, Northampton - ten-bell practice for Grandsire Caters, Yorkshire and Bristol S Royal

P

Tu 6

R

7.30 – 9pm

Oakham – Major & triples methods practice

P

10

GUILD

3.30pm

GUILD AGM2.30 - 3.30pm ringing at Spratton and Haselbech. 4pm service at Welford followed by tea and meeting in Youth & Community Centre evening ringing at Welford until 8.30pm.

R+M

17

GUILD

Morning. Results at 2.30pm

RIDGMAN TROPHY Anglian inter-Guild 10-bell striking competition at St Mary the Great, Cambridge. 

C+S

17

W

10am - noon

Woodford – surprise practice

P

17

To

10.30am

Greens Norton – surprise minor practice

P

17

C

7.30 - 9pm

Moreton Pinkney

P

T 20

W

 

Orlingbury – branch striking competition

C

T 20

N

7pm

Wootton (Grandsire Doubles)

P

T 20

Th

7.30 - 9pm

Woodford – 8-bell practice

P

 25

All day 

 Advanced ringers’ workshop

 

 

 

 

 

JULY 2017 

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

8

 GUILD

10.30am -12.30pm 

To be advised - - ten-bell practice for Grandsire Caters, Yorkshire and Bristol S Royal

P

1

R

2.30 – 5.30pm

Belton in  Rutland, Uppingham, Glaston - ringing to commemorate SS Peter & Paul

R

1

G

3.30 – 8.30pm

Cold Ashby; 6pm tea, biscuits and ring Welford 6.30-8.30pm.

P

1

Th

7 -  9pm

Deene

P

Th 6

7.30 - 9pm 

 Uppingham – Major and triples practice

P

 F 7

7.30 - 9pm 

Castor - 8-bell practice 

 P

8

K

2 - 4pm

Barton Seagrave

P

8

D

3 – 8.30pm

Whilton, 4.30pm service tea & meeting; 7pm Great Brington

M

15

W

10am - noon

Earls Barton– surprise practice

P

15

R

12 noon -3.30pm

Ryhall – village fete with mobile Charmborough bell tower

R + S

15

C

3 - 7pm

Eydon – half annual meeting

M

15

W

3 - 6pm

Stanwick

P

T 18

Th

7.30 - 9pm

Woodford – 8-bell practice

P

22

To

 

Joint North Bucks practice, picnic and striking competition at Towcester

P+S+C

29

G

 

Branch Outing

O

29

K

2 – 4pm

Rothwell - Cambridge practice

P

29

N

7pm

Rothersthorpe (Winchendon Place Doubles)

P

29

7.30 - 9pm 

Brackley – 8 bell practice

 P

 

 

 

 

 

AUGUST 2017 

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

R

 

Quarter Peal month

Q

Tu 1

R

7.30 – 9pm

Oakham – Major & triples methods practice

P

F 4

P

7.30 - 9pm

Castor 8-bell practice 

P

5

Th

3 - 5pm

Woodford; barbecue afterwards

P+S

5

G

3.30 – 8pm

Guilsborough then tea, biscuits; 6-8pm Cottesbrooke

P

12

To

10am

Morning mini tour and lunch

O+S

12

D

3 – 8.30pm

Weedon, 4.30pm service tea & meeting; 7pm  Daventry

M

T 15

Th

7.30 - 9pm 

Woodford - 8-bell practice

P

19

P

4 - 7pm

Tour

R

19

C

7.30 - 9pm

Upper Boddington

P

21

7pm

Northampton St Benedict’s  (Plain Bob Minor)

P

 

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

 F 1

7.30 - 9pm 

Castor - 8-bell practice 

2

G

3.30 - 8.30pm

Thornby, 4.30pm service; 6pm tea, meeting & ring at Spratton 6.30 - 8.30pm

M

2

Th

7 - 9pm

Wadenhoe

P

Th 7 - Su 10

National


Heritage Open Days

S

Th 7

7.30 - 9pm 

 Uppingham – Major and triples practice

P

9

K

 

Outing

O

9

D

3 – 8.30pm

Everdon, 4.30pm service, tea & meeting; 7pm Staverton

M

16  – Su 24

W

Quarter Peal Week

Q

16

GUILD

 

SUMMER FESTIVAL8-bell inter-branch striking competition hosted by Northampton Branch

C+M

T 19

Th

7.30 - 9pm

Woodford – 8-bell practice

P

23

R

2 – 5.30pm

Lunch & ringing tour three towers east of Stamford

O + S

23

C

7.30 - 9pm

Greatworth

P

Su 24

P

2. – 3.20pm

Peterborough Cathedral

R

30

K

2 – 4pm

Rothwell – Stedman practice

P

30

C

7.30 - 9pm

Kings Sutton – 8 bell practice

P

30

To & N

7.30pm

Abington – joint practice (Double Oxford Bob Minor)

P

 

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER 2017

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tu 3

R

7.30 – 9pm

Oakham – Major & triples methods practice

P

F 6

P

7.30 - 9pm

Castor – 8-bell practice

P

7

D

Dinner

S

7

G

3.30 – 8.30pm

West Haddon; 6pm Crick, tea, biscuits & ring 6.30-8.30pm

P

7

Th

3 - 5pm

Stanion

P

14

K

2 - 4pm

Geddington

P

14

D

3 – 8.30pm

Litchborough 5-bell striking competition with teams drawn on the day, 4.30pm service tea & meeting; 7pm  Byfield

C + M

T 17

Th

7.30 - 9pm

Woodford – 8-bell practice

P

21

W

10am - noon

Orlingbury – surprise practice

P

21

C

3 – 4.30pm

Chacombe

P

21

W

7 - 9pm

Higham Ferrers

P

28

N

10.30am

Collingtree (New Bob Doubles)

P

28

To

6pm

Whittlebury, 7pm Fish n chip supper, autumn meeting and quiz at Whittlebury Reading Room

M + S

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER 2017

Date

Branch

Time

Location

Type

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Th 2

7.30 - 9pm 

 Uppingham – Major and triples practice

P

F 3

P

7.30 - 9pm

Castor - 8-bell practice

P

4

Th

3 - 5pm

Ringstead

P

4

G

3.30 – 8.30pm

Lilbourne; 6pm Yelvertoft, tea, biscuits and ring 6.30-8.30pm.

P

11

K

2 - 4pm

Rothwell – muffled 10-bell practice in preparation for ringing at the Cathedral

P

11

D

3 – 8.30pm

Welton, 4.30pm service tea & meeting; 7pm  Long Buckby

M

18 – Su 26

P

 

Quarter Peal week

Q

18

W

10am - noon

Wilby  – surprise practice

P

18

W

2.30 – 4.30pm

Mears Ashby  - training afternoon

P

18

C

3 – 4.30pm

Sulgrave

P

Su 19

K

2 – 3.20pm

Peterborough Cathedral – ringing for Evensong

R

T 21

N

7pm

Church Brampton (St Martins Bob Doubles)

P

T 21

Th

7.30 - 9pm

Woodford – 8-bell practice

P