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
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.

Sep 1 : Forest branch, Alvington
7:30pm Branch Practice
Sep 2 : Cirencester branch, Cirencester St John
7:30pm 12 Bell Practice
Sep 2 : Stroud branch, Stroud
7:30pm Stedman Practice
Sep 3 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Sep 3 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Sep 5 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Sep 6 : Cheltenham branch, Newbury
Outing to RW Roadshow
Sep 6 : Bristol Rural branch, TBA
Training Day
Sep 6 : Stroud branch, Newbury
Outing to Ringing World Roadshow
Sep 6 : Cirencester branch, Ringing World Roadshow, Newbury
8:00am Outing
Sep 9 : North Cotswold branch, Mickleton
7:30pm Practice
Sep 10 : Cirencester branch, North Cerney
7:30pm Quarterly Meeting
Sep 11 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Sep 13 : Swindon branch, Lydiard Millicent
2:00pm Striking Competition
Sep 13 : Gloucester branch, TBA
4:30pm Branch Striking Competition
Sep 18 : Chippenham branch, Langley Burrell
7:30pm Doubles Practice
Sep 19 : Bristol Rural branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Practice
Sep 20 : Barnwood
10:00am Management Committee Meeting
Sep 20 : Forest branch, Staunton, Coleford
7:00pm Branch Practice
Sep 21 : Bristol Rural branch, Gloucester Cathedral
1:30pm Evensong ringing
Sep 23 : Bristol branch, Southville
7:30pm Practice
Sep 24 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Sep 25 : Chippenham branch, Grittleton
7:30pm Practice
Sep 26 : Forest branch, TBA
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 27 : Wotton branch, TBA
Branch Outing
Sep 27 : Chippenham branch, South West Birmingham
Branch Coach Outing, non ringers welcome
Sep 27 : Stroud branch, Cranham
3:00pm Ringing, Tea and Meeting
Sep 27 : Bristol Rural branch, Olveston
7:00pm Practice
Sep 27 : Stroud branch, Painswick
7:00pm Ringing
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