Guild Officers

CURRENT GUILD OFFICERS

Presidents The Right Rev The Lord Bishop of Winchester
The Right Rev The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth
The Right Rev The Suffragan Bishops of Southampton and Basingstoke
The Very Rev The Deans of Guernsey and Jersey
The Venerable the Archdeacons of Winchester, Portsdown, Bournemouth, The Meon and The Isle of Wight
Patrons The Very Rev The Dean of Winchester
The Very Rev The Dean of Portsmouth
Master
Vice Master
Guild Secretary
  • Contact Heather Frazer - Address: 38 Primrose Gardens, Hatch Warren, Basingstoke, RG22 4UZ Telephone: 01256 465554 Email: Use Form
Hon Gen Treasurer
Hon Peal Recorder
Hon Librarian and Archivist
Independent Examiner
  • Contact Peter Clarke - Telephone: 023 8060 1606 Address: 57 Templecombe Road, Eastleigh, SO50 8QJ Email: Use Form
Hon Report Editor
  •  Guild P.R.O Report 2017 - It has been a positive year. Districts, towers and ringers have been taking the P.R. initiative in their communities. There’s a good working relationship between us as we’d expect, resulting in good mutual support. Along with Deb Baker of our Communications Team, I attended the P.R. Matters day in Wellesbourne, organised by Central Council. It … Continue reading  Guild P.R.O Report 2017
  • Belfry Stewardship Committee Annual Report 2017 - During the past year the committee has lost one member and gained another. John Simson has moved away and therefore resigned and John Pereira from Titchfield has kindly joined Mark Warner and me, Martin Barnes. We are grateful for John’s time on the committee as convener, a role I have now taken on. The committee … Continue reading Belfry Stewardship Committee Annual Report 2017
  • LIBRARIAN AND ARCHIVIST’S REPORT - The George Williams Memorial Library is located in the ringing chamber of Winchester Cathedral and is available for readers and borrowers by appointment. The system for loans provides a standard loan period of eight weeks with a liberal renewal policy for serious research and special problems.  The only exceptions are the archive material and the … Continue reading LIBRARIAN AND ARCHIVIST’S REPORT
  • STRIKING COMPETITIONS COMMITTEE REPORT - Once again, there seemed mixed enthusiasm for striking competitions at Guild level, with the inter-tower 6 bell, and Inter-distinct 10 bell competitions cancelled due to insufficient entries. However the other two competitions did take place with the following results. Inter tower 8 bell The competition was held at Highclere on 20th May, and Judged by … Continue reading STRIKING COMPETITIONS COMMITTEE REPORT
  • Master’s Message - Another year gone and I am still surprised at the number of ringers who go that extra mile to keep their tower running by taking on task such as Steeple Keeper, Tower Correspondent, etc. To those who give their time to support the new recruits to make those essential steps to improve, whether in the … Continue reading Master’s Message
  • EDUCATION COMMITTEE REPORT - 2017, to say the least, was an action-packed year!   The Education Committee ran four full-day courses (Grandsire Doubles and Triples, Listening Skills, Plain Hunt & Trebling to Doubles Methods, and Stedman Triples), plus five short courses (Raising and Lowering in Peal, Basic Raising and Lowering [twice], a Handbell Evening, and a Mini-Ring Evening).   We welcomed … Continue reading EDUCATION COMMITTEE REPORT
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS REPORT - It has been a positive year. Districts, towers and ringers have been taking the P.R. initiative in their communities. There’s a good working relationship between us as we’d expect, resulting in good mutual support. Along with Deb Baker of our Communications Team, I attended the P.R. Matters day in Wellesbourne, organised by Central Council. It … Continue reading PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS REPORT
  • Membership 2017 -   Full Senior Life Student Prob Assoc Total Alton & Petersfield   53  90   9 8  18 1  179 Andover  49  68   5  2  13 4  141 Basingstoke   71  82   2  14   6 0  175 Channel Islands   26  32   1    7  17 0    83 Christchurch   … Continue reading Membership 2017
  • HONORARY GENERAL TREASURER’S REPORT - I have pleasure in presenting my report and accounts of the Central Fund for the year ended 31st December 2017. This year has seen an increase in income, resulting largely from the decision in 2015 to reduce the amount per subscription payable to the Bell Restoration Fund from £4 to £2, and allocating more to … Continue reading HONORARY GENERAL TREASURER’S REPORT
  • GENERAL SECRETARY’S REPORT - 2017 has seen lots of activity in the Guild and in the Central Council in particular to do with the WW1 projects and the Ringing Remembers campaign. This is still ongoing and is certainly gaining momentum with some sterling work being carried out by our Guild. At the AGM a change in the Terms of … Continue reading GENERAL SECRETARY’S REPORT
Minute Secretary
  • Contact Anthony Smith - Telephone: 01962 881202 Address: 72 Buriton Road, Winchester, SO22 6JE Email: Use Form
Public Relations Officer
  • Contact Viv Nobbs - Address: Copper Beeches, Landscape Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NG Tel: 01983 530920 Email: Use Form: About Viv Nobbs:
Child Protection Officer
  • Contact John Davey - Telephone: 01202 897251 Address: 7 Ashurst Road, West Moors, Ferndown, BH22 0LR Email: Use Form
Central Council Representatives to serve from May 29 2017
Bell Restoration Fund Trustees