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

We are an association of change ringers covering the Church of England's Bristol and Gloucester Dioceses. These cover the county of Gloucestershire and the north of Wiltshire, together with the city of Bristol.

Interested in learning to ring? We'd love to teach you! Read all about it on our Learning to Ring page which includes the answers to some common questions. We always need ringers and you would be assured of a warm welcome whether you're 9 or 90!

In view of the current situation with coronavirus Covid-19 and in accordance with Government and Central Council advice all ringing for practice, Sunday service or at branch meetings has been suspended. You should therefore consider any ringing times given in the calendar or the tower listings as incorrect and subject to verification. Please do not travel unless you are absolutely certain that any ringing is actually taking place.

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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.

Oct 28 : Cirencester branch, Cancelled
7:15pm Practice
Nov 4 : Chippenham branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Nov 4 : Stroud branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Nov 6 : Gloucester branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Nov 12 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Nov 14 : Gloucester branch, Upton St Leonards
3:00pm Branch AGM
Nov 14 : Tewkesbury branch, Ripple
4:00pm AGM and bring and share supper
Nov 14 : Stroud branch, Cancelled
4:00pm Ringing, Service, Tea, AGM and Ringing
Nov 14 : Cirencester branch, Rendcomb
4:00pm AGM
Nov 18 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Nov 19 : Forest branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Nov 20 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Nov 21 : Forest branch, Newnham-on-Severn & Awre
3:00pm AGM
Nov 21 : Swindon branch, Cancelled
4:00pm AGM