In line with current Government guidelines all practices and service ringing at Rotherwick and Heckfield are suspended until further notice.
Please see below a list of the District Practices for this year
Given current Government advice – this month’s Basingstoke District Practice at Yateley is cancelled.
A reminder about the Eversley Surprise Minor practice that takes place on the last Wednesday of every month (this month 26th February). Cambridge and the other more popular methods from the “41” are all attempted.
All Saints, Odiham bells will be out of action during refurbishment from Monday 10th February 2020 until end of March/early April, unless otherwise stated. Therefore, practices on Wednesday evenings will be held elsewhere. Wednesday 12th February it will be held at St Mary Herriard, venues of future practices will be notified when known.
The next Basingstoke District practice will take place at Eversley (6 bells, 5cwt tenor) on Saturday 15th February 2020 from 11am until 12:30pm.
As always all levels and abilities will be catered for and rounds, call changes, Plain Bob and Grandsire will be rung and a brief meeting for the election of any new members will be held.
A reminder about the Eversley Surprise Minor practice that takes place on the last Wednesday of every month (this month 29th January). Cambridge and the other more popular methods from the “41” are all attempted.
The last Basingstoke District Practice of the year will take place just outside the District at Crondall (8 bells, 14cwt tenor) on Saturday 16th November from 7pm until 8:30pm. As always all levels and abilities will be catered for.
Hope to see many of you there.
The next Basingstoke District Practice will be at Newnham (5 bells, 5cwt tenor) on Saturday 19th Octobet from 3:30 pm to 5pm. As always all levels and abilities will be catered for.
There is currently a road closure on Newnham Road shortly after the Newnham clubroom. Anyone approaching from the Hook or Odiham direction is advised to approach either via Rotherwick or to take the Crown Lane turning from the A30 just down the hill from the Basingstoke Country Hotel which will take you to the church
Hope to see many of you there.
This month’s Basingstoke District event is an outing to Alton. We will be ringing at All Saints Alton (6 bells, 6cwt tenor) from 11:15am – 12:15pm followed by a break for lunch (please make your own arrangements).
Following lunch we will ring at St. Lawrence Alton (8 bells, 18cwt tenor) from 2:30pm – 3:30pm.
As always ringers of all abilities are very welcome.
The next Basingstoke District Practice will take place at Bramley (8 bells, 12cwt tenor). The first hour of the practice (7pm -8pm) will however focus on belfry maintenance and will take place in amongst the bells themselves – if you are keen to be involved in this please come suitably attired and be aware that there is a ladder to climb. Normal ringing will then follow in the second hour (8pm-9pm) and as usual all levels will be catered for.
Look forward to seeing many of you there.
The next Basingstoke District Practice will be held at Wootton St. Lawrence (6 bells 7cwt tenor) from 10:30am until 12pm. As usual ringers of all abilities are very welcome.
Hope to see many there.
The next Basingstoke District Practice will be slightly different from normal as we will be ringing at Winchester Cathedral prior to Evensong. Please let Nici – the District Secretary know if you are coming as the Cathedral need a list of names of those attending.
If you are coming we will be meeting at the West door at 2pm as it isn’t certain which entrance will be in use at the time.
Hope to see plenty of you there.
The next Basingstoke District Practice will take place on Saturday 18th May from 2:30pm to 4pm at Silchester (5 bells – 6.5cwt). As always all levels of abilities will be catered for including rounds and call changes, Plain Bob and Grandsire.
Hope to see you there.
Please note that there WILL be a practice at Odiham this Wednesdsy 17th April at 7:30pm to which all are very welcome.
The next Basingstoke District Practice will be at Deane on Saturday 13th April from 10:30am until 12pm.
If you are going, please park on the road outside the gate to the church; parking is not permitted on the drive or the small church parking area.