Guide to the church bells of the Gloucester and Bristol Dioceses, includes ringing times and information on change ringing.
The Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers
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We are an association of change ringers covering the Church of England's Bristol and Gloucester Dioceses. These cover the counties of Gloucestershire and north Wiltshire, together with the city of Bristol. A diverse area ranging from Swindon in the south east to the border of Wales in the west and the outskirts of Stratford upon Avon in the north.

Here you can find details of the Association, its organisation and all our towers; ringable or not. Contact details if available are also provided. For those interested there is also an explanation of change ringing.

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Forthcoming Events

You are advised to check any events, either at the branch website or with the branch secretary, before travelling.

Sep 23 : Wotton branch, TBA
3:00pm Striking Competition
Sep 23 : Bristol Rural branch, Keynesham
7:00pm Practice
Sep 23 : Swindon branch, Stratton St Margaret
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Oct 2 : Forest branch, Westbury on Severn
7:30pm Practice
Oct 3 : Stroud branch, Stroud
7:30pm Practice
Oct 4 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Oct 4 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Oct 4 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Oct 6 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Oct 7 : Stroud branch, tba
Branch Outing
Oct 7 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
4:00pm Ringing
Oct 9 : Swindon branch, Wroughton
7:30pm Practice
Oct 10 : North Cotswold branch, Welford on Avon
7:30pm Practice
Oct 12 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Oct 14 - Oct 22 :
Peal and Quarter Peal Festival
Oct 14 : Wotton-under-Edge
9:00am Autumn Training Day
Oct 16 : Cirencester branch, Ampney Crucis
7:30pm Practice
Oct 17 : Gloucester branch, Clevedon
Branch Walking Outing
Oct 19 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Oct 20 : Chippenham branch, Tetbury
7:30pm Practice
Oct 20 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Joint 8 bell Practice
Oct 20 : Bristol branch, Cathedral
7:30pm Practice
Oct 21 : Bristol branch, TBA
3:00pm Striking Competition
Oct 21 : Forest branch, Newent
6:30pm Baked Potato Supper