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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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 14 : Swindon branch, Rodbourne Cheney
7:30pm Practice
Oct 16 : Wotton branch, Berkeley
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Oct 16 : Chippenham branch, Sherston
7:30pm Practice
Oct 17 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Oct 18 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Oct 19 - Nov 3 :
Firsts Fortnight and Peal and Quarter Peal Festivals
Oct 19 : Forest branch, Newent
5:30pm Ringing
Oct 19 : Forest branch,
7:30pm Annual Forest Supper
Oct 22 : Cirencester branch, Watermoor
7:30pm Practice
Oct 24 : Cheltenham branch, Dumbleton
7:30pm Practice
Oct 26 : Bristol Rural branch, Westerleigh
7:00pm Practice
Oct 26 : Horsley
7:15pm RWNYC Team Practice
Nov 1 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Nov 3 : Bristol Rural branch, tba
10:00am Training Day
Nov 6 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Nov 6 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Nov 9 : Wotton branch, Wotton under Edge
3:00pm Ringing
Nov 9 : Gloucester branch, Brockworth
3:00pm Branch AGM
Nov 9 : Stroud branch, Minchinhampton
3:30pm Ringing, Service, Tea, Branch AGM and Ringing
Nov 9 : Tewkesbury branch, Beckford
4:00pm Branch AGM and bring and share supper
Nov 9 : Wotton branch, Dursley
5:00pm Service, tea, branch AGM and ringing
Nov 9 : Gloucester branch, Badgeworth
7:30pm Ringing
Nov 14 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice