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 counties of Gloucestershire and north Wiltshire, together with the city of Bristol. A diverse area ranging from Swindon in the south east to the border of Wales in the west and the outskirts of Stratford upon Avon in the north.

Here you can find details of the Association, its organisation and all our towers; ringable or not. Contact details if available are also provided. For those interested there is also an explanation of change ringing.

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In view of the current situation with coronavirus Covid-19 and in accordance with Government and Central Council advice almost all ringing for practice, Sunday service or branch meetings has been suspended. You should therefore consider any ringing times given in the calendar or the tower listings as 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.

Apr 1 : Stroud branch, CANCELLED
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Apr 3 : Gloucester branch, CANCELLED
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Apr 4 : Gloucester branch, CANCELLED
7:30pm Practice
Apr 13 : CANCELLED
RWNYC Outing
Apr 15 : Gloucester branch, CANCELLED
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Apr 15 : Wotton branch, CANCELLED
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Apr 16 : Forest branch, CANCELLED
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Apr 17 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Apr 18 : Swindon branch, CANCELLED
2:00pm Advanced Practice
Apr 18 : Coaley
2:00pm Foundation Youth Team Practice
Apr 18 : Forest branch, CANCELLED
3:00pm Practice?
Apr 18 : Stroud branch, CANCELLED
7:30pm Minor Practice
Apr 19 : Cirencester branch, CANCELLED
1:20pm Evensong Ringing
Apr 23 : Tewkesbury branch, various
Ringing for St George's Day
Apr 25 : CANCELLED
9:00am Croome Trophy
Apr 25 : CANCELLED
10:00am Penn Trophy
Apr 25 : CANCELLED
4:00pm Association AGM
Apr 27 : Tewkesbury branch, Strensham
7:30pm Join practice, now with 8 bells
Apr 28 : Swindon branch, CANCELLED
7:30pm Support Practice