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

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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 27 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Jul 28 : Chippenham branch, Charlton
7:30pm Practice
Aug 1 : Forest branch, Staunton
7:30pm Practice
Aug 2 : Wotton branch, Wotton under Edge
7:30pm Triples Practice
Aug 3 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Aug 3 : Cirencester branch, Northleach
7:30pm Triples Practice
Aug 3 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Aug 5 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Aug 6 : Wotton branch, Wotton under Edge
4:00pm Ringing
Aug 8 : Swindon branch, Purton
7:30pm Practice
Aug 9 : Cheltenham branch, Elkstone
7:30pm Practice inc Surprise Minor
Aug 10 : Stroud branch, Stonehouse
7:30pm Practice
Aug 11 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Aug 12 : Tewkesbury branch, Hartpury (10am) and Newent (11.15am)
10:00am Morning Mini Outing
Aug 13 : Gloucester branch, Elmore
7:30pm Practice
Aug 16 : Cirencester branch, Coln St Aldwyns
6:30pm Practice
Aug 17 : Cirencester branch, Withington
7:30pm Plain Bob Doubles Practice
Aug 19 : Bristol branch, Cathedral
7:30pm Practice
Aug 19 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Joint 8 bell Practice
Aug 20 : Chippenham branch, tba
9:00am Training Morning
Aug 20 : Swindon branch, Coleshill and Highworth
7:00pm Joint Practice with Oxford DG VOWH branch
Aug 20 : Forest branch, Hartpury
7:00pm Practice
Aug 22 : Chippenham branch, Alderton
7:30pm Practice
Aug 24 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Aug 25 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
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