The Leicester Diocesan Guild is made up of 6 districts:
- Hinckley District
- Leicester District
- Loughborough District
- Market Harborough District
- Melton District
- Syston District
The Committees and Representatives...
The Guild is administered by the General Committee which is made up of the Guild Officers and District Committee members - see the contacts page for an up-to-date list of the Guild Officers and District Contacts. In addition, the Guild's Central Council representatives are also part of the General Committee.
The following Committees report into the General Committee:
- Bell Restoration Fund - Fund-raising Committee
- Bell Restoration Fund - Allocations Committee
- Bells Committee
- Education and Recruitment Committee
The Central Council representatives for the Guild attend the Annual Central Council Meeting in May and represent the guild at that meeting. Some members may also be active on sub committee's of the Council.
The Guild's current Representatives are:
- Carol Franklin - Hon Assistant Secretary
- Arthur Rees
- Lianne Brooks
More details about the Central Council can be found on the council's website.
The Guild Report...
The Guild Report is produced annually and the 2014-16 Report is available from your local district secretary.
The Report is compiled from data provided by the District Secretaries - If your details or the details of your tower need updating, please contact your District Secretary with the details.
Peals and Peal Compositions
The Guild maintains a database of the new peal compositions rung for the Guild and the following details for 2015 are available:
- Peals Rung for the Guild in 2015
- New Compositions for Peals Rung for the Guild in 2015 to follow
The Guild Library...
The Guild maintains a historical archive and library - Click here to read more about the Guild Library.
History of the Guild...
The webmasters are looking for someone who is interested in creating a section of the website dedicated to the History of the Guild. If you want to volunteer, then please contact webmaster @ leicesterdgorg.uk.
With the recent discovery of the remains of King Richard III in a plot adjacent to Leicester Cathedral creating lot of local interest, the Bells committee have put together a list of bells that where ringing out during the reign of King Richard III. Click Here.
Guild Policies and Statements...
The Guild has published the following statements: