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
Welcome to our Web site.

We are an association of change ringers covering the Church of England's Bristol and Gloucester Dioceses.

Tower details are listed here, along with an explanation of change ringing and a sprinkling of links and pictures.

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Find towers and ringing times by visiting the Branches page, or find out more about change ringing, including a short downloadable video.


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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 7 : Cirencester branch, Cirencester St John
7:30pm 12 Bell Practice
Jul 9 : Tewkesbury branch, Eldersfield (tbc)
7:30pm Join local practice
Jul 13 : Gloucester branch, TBA
Branch Outing
Jul 13 : Stroud branch, Randwick
7:30pm Practice
Jul 13 : Swindon branch, Hannington
7:30pm Practice
Jul 14 : North Cotswold branch, Oddington
7:30pm Practice
Jul 15 : Cirencester branch, Fairford
7:30pm Surprise Major
Jul 16 : Chippenham branch, Langley Burrell
7:30pm Doubles Practice
Jul 16 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Jul 17 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Jul 17 : Bristol Rural branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Practice
Jul 20 : Cirencester branch, Burford
7:10pm Joint Major Practice with Oxford DG
Jul 25 : Forest branch, tbc
9:00am Walk, Picnic and Quiz
Jul 25 : Bristol Rural branch, Thornbury
7:00pm Practice
Jul 29 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Practice
Jul 31 : Forest branch, Littledean
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Aug 1 : Wotton branch, North Nibley
4:00pm Ringing
Aug 3 : Forest branch, Tibberton
7:30pm Practice
Aug 4 : Cirencester branch, Cirencester St John
7:30pm 12 Bell Practice
Aug 5 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Aug 5 : Cirencester branch, Northleach
7:30pm Triples Practice
Aug 5 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Aug 7 : Tewkesbury branch, Harvington (10am) and Norton (11.15am)
10:00am Morning Mini Outing
Aug 7 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
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