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March Country Meeting - Basingstoke

Plans for the March Country Meeting in Basingstoke are nearly complete. Here are the details for the weekend as things stand:

Friday night - Drinks at "The Bounty" by All Saints church. Parking available in the large car park off New Road. An area of the bar has been reserved for us.

Saturday

Those signed up for peals will be notified directly by the Master. Please sign up early for the peals so we know if there are enough ropes available.

Tour towers:

10:00 - 11:00

Whitchurch (10)

26-1-4

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11:15 - 12:15

Overton (8)

10-0-19

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14:00 - 15:00

Basingstoke, St Michael (8)

14-1-10

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15:00 - 16:00

Basingstoke, All Saints (9)

11-0-6

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16:30 Meeting either in All Saints church or in the church hall next door (depending on numbers)

Food and real ale provided in the evening. The cost for the food is £10 per person. You can pay via PayPal directly at the bottom of this page, or pay the Assistant Secretary.

There is plenty of accomodation in Basingstoke. The closest to All Saints church is the Holiday Inn which currently has advanced booking rates of £39 for a double room for Saturday night. The Fernbank Hotel is a couple of streets from the church http://www.fernbankhotel.co.uk/ or the Red Lion hotel is in the town centre http://www.redlionhotelbasingstoke.com/ Please note these are ony suggestions, not recommendations!

Sunday ringing at All Saints is from 9:30 - 10:00am, although if there is enough interest we can start early. Other suggestions can be made if people wish!

For those who wish to come along please sign up (members only) or contact the Assistant Secretary. Please sign up by Saturday 3 March so we can get final numbers for the Saturday evening event, as well as place the peal bands.

Adam Greenley

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