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.

May 27 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm Treble Bob and Surprise Minor Practice
May 28 : Prestbury
7:00pm RWNYC Team Practice
Jun 1 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Jun 1 : Cirencester branch, Northleach
7:30pm Triples Practice
Jun 1 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Jun 3 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Jun 4 : Stroud branch, Cranham
9:30am Practice: note time
Jun 4 : Wotton branch, North Nibley
4:00pm Ringing
Jun 5 : Stroud branch, Gloucester
1:20pm Cathedral Evensong
Jun 6 : Forest branch, Monmouth
7:30pm Practice
Jun 7 : Wotton branch, Wotton under Edge
7:30pm Triples Practice
Jun 9 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Jun 11 : Bristol Rural branch, TBA
Training Day
Jun 11 : Stroud branch, Cranham
9:30am Practice: note time
Jun 11 : Cheltenham branch, Alderton
4:30pm Striking Competition
Jun 11 : Gloucester branch, Norton
7:00pm Practice
Jun 12 : Tewkesbury branch, tba
12:00pm Ringing to celebrate 90th birthday of HM the Queen
Jun 13 : Swindon branch, Bishopstone
7:30pm Practice
Jun 15 : Cirencester branch, Withington
7:30pm Plain Bob Doubles Practice
Jun 16 : Cirencester branch, Kempsford
7:00pm Striking Competition
Jun 16 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Jun 18 : Chippenham branch, tba
9:00am Training Morning
Jun 18 : Forest branch, Staunton and Newland
3:00pm Striking Competition and Triannual Meeting
Jun 18 : Stroud branch, Coaley
4:30pm Competition for Tom Price Memorial
Jun 22 : Cirencester branch, Burford
7:30pm Joint Practice Oxford DG
Jun 22 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Jun 24 : Bristol branch, Cathedral
7:30pm Practice
Jun 24 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Joint 8 bell Practice
Jun 24 : Forest branch, Tidenham
7:30pm Treble Bob and Surprise Minor Practice
Jun 25 : Swindon branch, tba
Summer Outing
Jun 25 : Bristol Rural branch, Clevedon (tbc)
Walking Tour
Jun 25 : Cheltenham branch, TBA
2:00pm Afternoon Outing and Meal
Jun 25 : Chippenham branch, Long Newnton
4:00pm Striking Competition
Jun 25 : Tewkesbury branch, Ashchurch
5:00pm Branch Striking Competition and bring and share tea
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