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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Forthcoming Events

You are advised to check any events, either at the branch website or with the branch secretary, before travelling.

Oct 28 : Bristol Rural branch, Westerleigh
7:00pm Practice
Oct 28 : Dursley
7:15pm RWNYC Team Practice
Oct 28 : Swindon branch, Rodbourne Cheney
7:30pm Elementary Practice
Oct 29 : Forest branch, Newent
7:00pm Triples Practice
Nov 1 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Nov 1 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Nov 1 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Nov 3 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Nov 4 : Bristol Rural branch, tba
Training Day
Nov 6 : Forest branch, St Briavels
7:30pm Practice
Nov 9 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Nov 11 : Stroud branch, Cherington
3:00pm Ringing
Nov 11 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
3:00pm Ringing
Nov 11 : Tewkesbury branch, Tredington
4:00pm Branch AGM and bring and share supper
Nov 11 : Gloucester branch, Hempsted & St Mary de Crypt
4:00pm Branch AGM
Nov 11 : Wotton branch, Stone
4:45pm Service, tea, branch AGM and ringing
Nov 11 : Stroud branch, Horsley
5:30pm Service, Tea, Branch AGM and Ringing
Nov 14 : North Cotswold branch, Ebrington
7:30pm Practice
Nov 16 : Chippenham branch, Langley Burrell
7:30pm Doubles Practice
Nov 16 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Nov 17 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Joint 8 bell Practice
Nov 17 : Bristol branch, Cathedral
7:30pm Practice
Nov 18 : Bristol branch, TBA
2:45pm Branch AGM
Nov 18 : Chippenham branch, Great Somerford
3:00pm Ringing, Service, Tea and AGM
Nov 18 : Swindon branch, St Marks, Swindon
3:00pm AGM
Nov 18 : Cheltenham branch, Charlton Kings
3:00pm AGM
Nov 18 : Cirencester branch, Compton Abdale
4:00pm AGM
Nov 18 : Forest branch, Tidenham & Alvington
5:00pm Annual General Meeting
Nov 18 : Painswick
7:15pm RWNYC Team Practice