Branch Programme

The following is the 2018/2019 Programme of Events for the East Cheshire Branch. The preliminary version of the 2019 Programme is available by clicking here. Note that every month, Clive publishes an A4 poster of what's happening in the branch that month. The latest version is always available by clicking here [for this month's poster], but be sure to read Clive's comments on the home page as well.

2018 PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

( NB Times may be subject to change)

JANUARY

Saturday 6th – 8-bell training at Bredbury 2.30 till 4.30

Thursday 18th – 8-bell practice at Norbury 7.45 till 9.30

Sunday 21st – 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

FEBRUARY

Saturday 10th - Ringing meeting at Prestbury 10.00 + Pott Shrigley 11.30

Tuesday 13th – 8-bell practice at Cheadle 7.30 till 9.00

Sunday 18th - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 24th - ringing up and down in peal at Nether Alderley 3.00 till 4.30 [Note time change]

MARCH

Friday 9th – Quiz night at Poynton British Legion 7.00 for 7.30

Sunday 18th - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Monday 19th – 8-bell practice at Marple 7.30

Saturday 24th – 6-bell training at Chelford 2.30 till 4.30

      • The Quiz Night raised £557 for the Branch Contingency Fund!

APRIL

Saturday 1st till 14th - QP fortnight!

Sunday 15th - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30 CANCELLED

Thursday 19th – 8-bell practice at Bowdon 8.00

Saturday 28th – Branch 6-bell competition at Taxal 4.00

      • The results of the competition were as follows: St George [Stockport] won the change-ringing trophy and St George [Poynton] won the call-changes trophy.

MAY

Sunday 20th - 10-bell practice at St Mary's, Stockport, 3.00 till 4.30

Sunday 27th – 8-bell training at Hayfield 2.30 till 4.30

Thursday 31st – 8-bell practice at Knutsford 7.30 POSTPONED UNTIL JUNE

JUNE

Saturday 2nd – Branch outing

Wednesday 13th – 8-bell practice at Mottram 7.30 till 9.00 CANCELLED

Sunday 17th - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30 CANCELLED

Thursday 21st – 8-bell practice at Knutsford 7.30

JULY

Thursday 5th – 8-bell practice at Norbury 7.45 till 9.30

Saturday 14th – The Guild 8-bell competition at Malpas [Dove's Guide] starts at 10am.

      • The competition results were: 1st place Mid with 13.5 faults [rang 4th], 2nd East with 17.25 faults [rang 1st], 3rd place South with 18.75 faults [rang 2nd], 4th place Wirral with 20.75 faults [rang 5th], and 5th place was Chester with 23.5 faults [rang 3rd].

Sunday 22nd - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30 CANCELLED

Saturday 28th – 6-bell training at Chelford 2.30 till 4.30

AUGUST

Tuesday 7th – 8-bell practice at Cheadle 7.30 till 9.00

Saturday 11th - Ringing up and down in peal at Taxal 2.30 [Note change of date!]

Sunday 19th - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30 CANCELLED

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 1st - Ringing meeting Sutton 10.00 + C Ch Macc 11.30

Monday 10th – 8-bell practice at Marple 7.30

Sunday 16th - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 29th - 8-bell training at Hayfield 2.30 till 4.30

OCTOBER

Saturday 13th - Guild 6-bell competition and AGM in Wirral Branch

      • Weaverham (Mid Branch) won the 2018 Guild 6-bell striking competition. A full report [including the judge's comments] is available here.
      • If you want to read any of the documentation for the Guild AGM, click AGM Notice, AGM Minutes for 2017, or AGM Agenda

Thursday 18th – 8-bell practice at Bowdon 8.00

Sunday 21st - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport, 3.00 till 4.30

NOVEMBER

Saturday 3rd - 8-bell training at Bredbury 2.30 till 4.30 [New venue!]

Wednesday 14th - 8-bell practice at Mottram 7.30 till 9.00 CANCELLED

Sunday 18th - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30 CANCELLED

Saturday 24th – Branch AGM at St Peter's, Prestbury

DECEMBER

Thursday 6th - 8-bell practice at Knutsford 7.30

Sunday 16th - 10-bell practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30 CANCELLED

2019 PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

[Preliminary]

January

Saturday 12th – 8-Bell Training at Bredbury 3.00 till 5.00

Friday 18th – Quiz Night at Poynton British Legion 7.00 For 7.30

Sunday 20th – 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Thursday 24th – 8-Bell Practice at Norbury 7.45 till 9.30

February

Saturday 9th - Ringing Meeting at Mobberley 10.00 + Knutsford 11.30

Tuesday 12th – 8-Bell Practice at Cheadle 7.30 till 9.00

Sunday 17th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 23rd - Ringing Up And Down In Peal (Front Bells at) Bowdon 2.30

March

Monday 4th – 8-Bell Practice at Marple 7.30

Sunday 17th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 30th – 6-Bell Training at Chelford 3.00 till 5.00

April

Saturday 6th - Guild 8-Bell Competition at Prestbury. Draw at 10.00

Thursday 11th – 8-Bell Practice at Bowdon 8.00

Sunday 21st - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 27th – Branch 6-Bell Competition at Poynton 4.00

May

Saturday 11th – 8-Bell Training at Hayfield 2.30 till 4.30

Sunday 19th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Thursday 23rd – 8-Bell Practice at Knutsford 8.00

June

Sunday 16th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 22nd – Branch Outing - Details In Due Course

Wednesday 26th – 8-Bell Practice at Prestbury 8.00

July

Thursday 11th – 8-Bell Practice at Norbury 7.45 till 9.30

Sunday 21st - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 27th - 6--Bell Training at Chelford 3.00 till 5.00

August

Tuesday 6th – 8-Bell Practice at Cheadle 7.30 till 9.00

Sunday 18th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

September

Saturday 7th - Ringing Meeting at Fairfield 10.00 Then Burbage 11.30

Sunday 15th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Monday 16th – 8-Bell Practice at Marple 7.30

Saturday 28th - Ringing Practice And Theory at Chelford 2.00

October

Thursday 10th – 8-Bell Practice at Bowdon 8.00

Saturday 12th – Guild Agm & 6-Bell Competition In South Branch

Sunday 20th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 26th - October Guild 10-Bell Competition Time & Venue TBC

November

Wednesday 6th – 8-Bell Practice at Prestbury 8.00

Sunday 17th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Saturday 23rd – Branch AGM at Marple, then Evening Ringing at Norbury

December

Thursday 5th - 8-Bell Practice at Knutsford

Sunday 15th - 10-Bell Practice at St Mary’s, Stockport 3.00 till 4.30

Times And Venues May Be Subject To Change So Please Don't Ignore The Monthly Reminders Of What's On Where Otherwise You May Go To The Wrong Place Or To The Right Place But On The Wrong Day!!!