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.

Aug 28 : Forest branch, St Briavels
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 1 : Cirencester branch, Cirencester St John
7:30pm 12 Bell Practice
Sep 2 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Sep 2 : Cirencester branch, Northleach
7:30pm Triples Practice
Sep 2 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Sep 4 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Sep 5 : Wotton branch, Coaley
4:00pm Ringing
Sep 7 : Forest branch, Hartpury
7:30pm Practice
Sep 8 : North Cotswold branch, Mickleton
7:30pm Committee Meeting and Practice
Sep 10 : Cirencester branch, Compton Abdale
7:30pm Quarterly Meeting
Sep 12 : Swindon branch, Lydiard Tregoze
2:00pm Striking Competition
Sep 16 : Cirencester branch, Fairford
7:30pm Surprise Major
Sep 17 : Chippenham branch, Langley Burrell
7:30pm Doubles Practice
Sep 17 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Sep 18 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Sep 18 : Bristol Rural branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Practice
Sep 19 : Tewkesbury branch, Toddington (9.30am) and Winchcombe (11am)
9:30am All Day Mini Outing
Sep 19 : Barnwood
10:00am Management Committee Meeting
Sep 19 : Stroud branch, Standish
3:00pm Ringing
Sep 19 : Gloucester branch, TBA
4:30pm Branch Striking Competition
Sep 19 : Stroud branch, Leonard Stanley
4:30pm Service, Tea, Meeting and Ringing
Sep 19 : Forest branch, Ruardean
7:00pm Practice
Sep 20 : Bristol Rural branch, Gloucester Cathedral
1:20pm Evensong ringing
Sep 25 : Forest branch, Tidenham
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 26 : Wotton branch, TBA
Branch Outing
Sep 26 : Chippenham branch, Wantage
9:00am Branch Coach Outing, non ringers welcome
Sep 26 : Bristol Rural branch, Wapley
7:00pm Practice
Sep 26 : Cirencester branch, Watermoor
7:30pm Joint Surprise Major Practice
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