Welcome to the homepage of the Portsmouth District of the Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers. This site aims to provide ringers, both within the District and outside it, with useful information about ringing in South East Hampshire.

Latest Update - February 2011

New Events Poster available
AGM papers available below

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Future Events

Saturday 29th January 2011
Portchester Sailing Club

Burns Night Dinner
Names to Allan Yalden ASAP please!

Saturday 5th February 2011
Portsmouth Cathedral

District AGM
Tower Poster  
Proposal on future meetings
QDM minutes
ADM minutes
Secretarys Report

Saturday 1st March 2011
District Practice

Saturday 12th March 2011

District Training Day - Youth Day
Names to Diana Bishop ASAP please!

Download the latest Events Poster to display in your tower.

For full list of events see the 2010 Calendar Poster

District Links

Striking League 2009/10

Officers (updated Mar 2010)

Details of all District Towers

Practice Nights

District Stock of Books & Badges (updated Jan 2010)

Portsmouth Chimes (District Newsletter)

District Email Group

Other Ringing Links

Winchester & Portsmouth Guild

The Ringing World

Ringing Information

Network for Ringing Training

Online Method Archive

The Narnia Campanile

The Jack and Jill House Campanile

The Midways Campanile

The St. John's, Purbrook


District News, October 2010

New District Training Day

District News, September 2010

Curdridge News

District News, July 2010

District Walk
Striking Competitions

District News, May 2010

District Training Day
Portsmouth Cathedral Practice
Netley Practice

District News, March 2010

District Training Day
 Handbells for Guides 100th Year

Portsmouth News, January 2010

Portsmouth Catheral Augmentation Update

Portsea, July 2009 Portsea bells are now back in again - weekly practices have resumed on Tuesdays.
Portsmouth News, March 2009

Portsmouth Catheral Augmentation Fund Launched

Portsmouth Chimes, December 2008

Supplement No.4: Dragon Boat fever - Young Ringers day at Soberton

Quarter Peal Fortnight, September 2008

Report of Quarters Rung

Portsmouth Chimes, April 2008

Supplement No.3: Wendy Smart wins - Upham 1907 - Bowled over

This is Hampshire, March 29th 2008

Bitterne Park Augmentation Article  

Portsmouth Chimes, January 2008

Supplement No.2: Mini-Ring Restoration
Page 1 Page 2

Portsmouth Chimes, November 2007

Supplement No.1: Curdridge Wedding

Southern Daily Echo, January 24th 2007

Romsey Abbey Article  

Portsmouth News, August 5th 2006

Catherington Page 1   Page 2   Page 3

Past Meetings / Minutes etc

Saturday 16th October 2010
Bishop's Waltham

District Quarterly Meeting
Tower Notice
Agenda and Previous Minutes

Saturday 17th July 2010

District Quarterly Meeting
Tower Notice  Agenda
Previous Minutes

Saturday 17th April 2010

District Quarterly Meeting
10th Anniversary of Botley Bells
Tower Notice
Previous Minutes

Saturday 6th February 2010

Annual District Meeting
2010 ADM Agenda
Previous ADM minutes   Previous QDM minutes


This site is maintained by Andrew Byford.