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2017
St Georges Day 2017 was on a Sunday so towers were asked to do their own thing.
Quarters were rung at Abson Dyrham Pucklechurch and Syston including a cream tea
at Abson between quarters. See the June Newsletter for a full report  Click  after the 27th of May2017



2015 Article in the June 2015 Newsletter Click
Pictures thanks to Adrian Gittings.
Added five more pictures taken by a non ringer at Frampton!



2014 Article in the May 2014 Newsletter Click
Lunch Time 2014.



2013  To see an article on the day go to the May 2013 newsletter click





2012

           FOR ENGLAND  AND ST GEORGE 
                Branch Outing 23rd April 2012

It was a cold wet day, for the Branch tour, but this did not detract away from a good number of members coming along, and some varied well struck ringing. We were joined at the first 2 towers by a cameraman from Points West. St Barnabas Warmley (8),was our first tower, then  onto St James the Great Abson (6), for coffee, this was followed by lunch at Fleur de Lys Pucklechurch, which I was  told me was good, shamed I missed it, as I was trapped in my van!!

 The afternoon began with a visit to St Peter Dyrham (6), then onto  St Anne Syston (6), for drinks and an iced  cake, with a St Georges flag. Then onto St James the Less Iron Acton (6) and  St Peter Frampton Cotterell (6), where we were joined by Ali Vowles and her Points West crew. The tour was featured on both the lunchtime and early evening news, with Linda being interviewed. We also got a mention on BBC Radio Bristol

Thanks to Linda, Mary, Monica, Shelia and Sue for providing the refreshments and to Ade Gittings for making a photographic record of the tour, which I`m sure will be on the website before this article is printed. My personal thanks to everyone involved in the outing, for their support and co-operation, with the filming, and to �my Knight in shining armour�, Steve from Hydralift, who rescued me from the van!

Sue Liebow Press Officer





Pictures thanks to Adrian Gittings.

 

 

 






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011
St Georges day in 2011 was in Holy week so the branch celebrated the day on its May Day Outing.

2010
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St Georges Day 2010
St Georges Day 2010 was celebrated in Rural Branch with ringing to my knowledge at:-

With their own ringers:
Almondsbury
Bitton
Filton
Frenchay and
Pucklechurch 
 
The following on an organised  ringing day out but not in the order below, (the day was organised by Mary York)
Abson
Dyrham
Frampton Cotterell
Iron Acton
Syston
Wapley
Warmley

To see the St Georges day Program/poster click here
Below some of the ringers who came along to celebrate St Georges day at Warmley.



Pictures below taken during coffee at Syston, the morris man had been dancing for the Lord mayor of Bristol before coming to Syston.