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 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.

Jul 21 : Forest branch, Gloucester Cathedral
1:20pm Evensong Ringing
Jul 27 : Forest branch, tba
9:00am Forest Walk and Picnic
Jul 27 : Bristol Rural branch, Iron Acton
7:00pm Practice
Aug 2 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Aug 3 : Wotton branch, Stinchcombe
4:00pm Ringing
Aug 7 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Aug 7 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Aug 8 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Aug 10 : Gloucester branch, Cotswolds
Branch Outing
Aug 12 : Cirencester branch, Coln St Aldwyns
6:30pm Practice
Aug 12 : Swindon branch, Latton 7.15 & Cricklade 8.15
7:15pm Practices
Aug 13 : Cheltenham branch, Painswick
7:30pm Joint Practice
Aug 14 : Wotton branch, Berkeley
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Aug 16 : Tewkesbury branch, Pershore & Elmley Castle
9:30am Mini outing & walk
Aug 16 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Aug 17 : Forest branch, Westbury on Severn
7:00pm Practice
Aug 19 : Chippenham branch, Kington St Michael
7:30pm Practice