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We hope that you find this site to be useful and informative. If you have any comments or suggestions about the content, feel free to contact us. In common with many rural areas, there are more bells to be rung than there are ringers to ring them, but we do our best to ensure that any requests for help are dealt with. The East Coast of Lincolnshire is a popular tourist area, and if you have visited before, you will know that the County is not completely flat! We will give you a warm welcome whether you are on holiday, or are arranging an outing with your own band, and will be pleased to help you find a practice night to enjoy

Latest Eastern Branch News

Targeted Practice at Sutterton - May 17th

A targeted practice session at Sutterton (8) from call changes to touches of Grandsire Triples. This was also an opportunity for the Thursday night Ringing Room group to meet face to face.

A valiant attempt to ring a course of Ashford Little Bob Triples was made on real bells, this being a firm favourite for the Ringing Room group.This was successful on the 3rd attempt.

Branch Practice at Spilsby - May 7th

The second of this year's Eastern Branch practice meetings was held at St James' Church Spilsby.

Thanks to Ringing Master Kate Meyer and all those who supported the event.

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Branch Practice at Butterwick - April 2nd

The Eastern Branch met on Saturday 2nd April 2022 at Butterwick Church for our first branch practice in a very l o n g time!

Thanks to everyone who helped make this such an enjoyable afternoon.

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Eastern Branch Virtual AGM - 6th February 2022

The Eastern Branch AGM was held on Zoom on 6th February. It was a first for many of us, but went very well!

All officers were re-elected en-bloc, with the exception of Val Wild who resigned from her office of Treasurer after a lengthy tenure. She leaves office with our grateful thanks. The role will be covered for the interim by Colin Simpson alongside his acting as Secretary.

The full minutes of the meeting will be made available here in due course.

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Ian Ansell

Ian Ansell passed away peacefully on 14 January 2022
Ian was tower captain of the Kirton Group. Over many years he had held various offices within the branch and organised some excellent outings. He taught many people to ring and also helped many method ringers to improve.
He will be greatly missed and may he rest in peace.

Branch Practice at Fishtoft - March 7th 2021

The Branch had a very successful practice at Fishtoft, (probably a record turnout for a March meeting) starting with an introduction to change ringing on handbells.

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Next Events

Eastern Branch Barbecue
Alford - 2nd July

Join ringers from Eastern Branch for Ringing, Socialising and enjoy a tasty Barbecue. £7.50 per head. Ringing starts at 4,00 pm and the Barbecue starts around 6.00 pm.
Plates, bowls and cutlery will be provided as well as tea and coffee. Please bring your own drink, glasses / mugs.
Please use the link below to register and make your payment online to LDGCBR Eastern Branch sort code 20 11 13 a/c no 90336742.
Alternatively, email secretary@eb.ldgcb.org.uk with your requirements. Cheque / Cash payment by prior arrangement.

Please register here

Central Branch Practice - Heckington

The LDGCBR Central Branch has invited the members of the Eastern Branch to join with them to ring at St Andrew, Heckington on Saturday July 9th 7pm to 9pm

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Eastern Branch 2022 Programme

2022 Programme

We've been working on putting together a programme for the coming year.

See the full list of Events: [Click here]

For your information and don't forget!

Return to Ringing after Plan B

The Church of England has published its revised guidance for Places of Worship based on the Government lifting of Plan B restrictions.
There is no longer any mandatory wearing of face coverings in Places of Worship. Consideration of whether or not to wear a face covering is now no different to any other indoor setting.

Read the CCBR Guidance here.

Latest Guild News

Download July 2022 Guild News Sheet

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Latest Quarter Peals

Freiston, St James - Thursday, 9 June 2022Read more ...

Addlethorpe, St Nicholas - Sunday, 5 June 2022Read more ...

Burgh le Marsh, St Peter and St Paul - Sunday, 5 June 2022Read more ...

Spilsby, St James - Sunday, 5 June 2022Read more ...

Addlethorpe, St Nicholas - Saturday, 4 June 2022Read more ...

Ingoldmells, St Peter and St Paul - Saturday, 4 June 2022Read more ...

Coningsby, St Michael and All Angels - Friday, 3 June 2022Read more ...

Tattershall, Holy Trinity - Friday, 3 June 2022Read more ...

Friskney, All Saints - Friday, 3 June 2022Read more ...

Hundleby, St Mary - Thursday, 2 June 2022Read more ...

Boston, St Botolph - Sunday, 15 May 2022Read more ...

Frampton, St Mary - Friday, 13 May 2022Read more ...

Wigtoft, St Peter and St Paul - Friday, 4 March 2022Read more ...

Frampton, St Mary - Saturday, 19 February 2022 Read more ...

Sutterton, St Mary the Blessed Virgin - Tuesday, 15 February 2022 Read more ...

Sutterton, St Mary the Blessed Virgin - Saturday, 29 January 2022 Read more ...