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.

Nov 28 : Bristol Rural branch, Zoom
6:00pm AGM
Nov 28 : Stroud branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Quiz Night
Nov 29 : Forest branch, Cancelled
7:00pm Triples Evening
Nov 29 : Forest branch, Zoom and Ringing Room
7:00pm Branch Practice
Dec 2 : Chippenham branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Dec 2 : Stroud branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Dec 4 : Gloucester branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Dec 5 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
3:00pm Ringing and Carol Service
Dec 9 : Swindon branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Practice
Dec 10 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Dec 10 : Tewkesbury branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Join practice
Dec 11 : Cirencester branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Practice
Dec 12 : Stroud branch, Cancelled
4:00pm Ringing, Carol Service at 6pm with Ringing after
Dec 12 : Gloucester branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Practice
Dec 16 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Dec 17 : Forest branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Dec 18 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Dec 19 : Forest branch, Cancelled
6:30pm Ringing & Carol Service