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.

Oct 25 : Bristol Rural branch, Iron Acton
2:30pm Practice
Oct 25 : Bristol branch, Abbotts Leigh
3:00pm Striking Competition
Oct 25 : North Cotswold branch, Saintbury
3:00pm Striking Competition and AGM
Oct 31 : Cirencester branch, Tetbury
7:30pm Joint Major Practice (not Surprise) with Chippenham Branch
Oct 31 : Forest branch, TBA
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Oct 31 : Chippenham branch, Tetbury
7:30pm Joint Practice with Cirencester Branch
Nov 1 : Bristol Rural branch, TBA
Training Day
Nov 3 : Forest branch, Mitcheldean
7:30pm Branch Practice
Nov 4 : Cirencester branch, Cirencester St John
7:30pm 12 Bell Practice
Nov 4 : Stroud branch, Stroud
7:30pm Stedman Practice
Nov 5 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Nov 5 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Nov 7 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Nov 8 : Gloucester branch, Quedgeley
3:00pm Branch AGM
Nov 8 : Stroud branch, Woodchester
3:00pm Ringing, Tea and AGM
Nov 8 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:00pm Ringing
Nov 8 : Gloucester branch, Elmore
7:30pm Practice
Nov 9 : Swindon branch, Stratton St Margaret
3:00pm AGM
Nov 11 : North Cotswold branch, Mickleton
7:30pm Practice
Nov 15 : Cirencester branch, South Cerney
3:00pm AGM
Nov 15 : Forest branch, Huntley and Tibberton
3:00pm Annual General Meeting
Nov 15 : Wotton branch, Tortworth
3:00pm Ringing
Nov 15 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
4:45pm Service, tea, branch AGM and ringing
Nov 20 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Nov 20 : Chippenham branch, Langley Burrell
7:30pm Doubles Practice
Nov 21 : Bristol Rural branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Practice
Nov 22 : Cheltenham branch, Prestbury
3:00pm AGM
Nov 22 : Bristol Rural branch, Pucklechurch
3:00pm AGM
Nov 22 : Chippenham branch, Charlton
3:00pm Ringing, Service, Tea and AGM
Nov 22 : Bristol branch, Horfield
4:00pm Branch AGM
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