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.

Nov 26 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Nov 28 : Forest branch, TBA
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Dec 1 : Forest branch, Hartpury
7:30pm Branch Practice
Dec 2 : Cirencester branch, Cirencester St John
7:30pm 12 Bell Practice
Dec 2 : Stroud branch, Stroud
7:30pm Stedman Practice
Dec 3 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Dec 3 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Dec 5 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Dec 6 : Bristol Rural branch, Tytherington
2:30pm Practice
Dec 6 : Wotton branch, Slimbridge
3:00pm Ringing, followed by Carol Service and refreshments
Dec 6 : Wotton branch, Coaley
6:00pm Ringing
Dec 8 : Swindon branch, Swindon St Mark
7:30pm Practice
Dec 8 : Chippenham branch, Marshfield
7:30pm Practice
Dec 9 : North Cotswold branch, Bourton on the Water
7:30pm Practice
Dec 11 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Dec 13 : Stroud branch, Eastington
5:00pm Ringing and Carol Service
Dec 13 : Gloucester branch, Hempstead
7:30pm Practice
Dec 15 : Cheltenham branch, Swindon Village
7:30pm Practice
Dec 18 : Chippenham branch, Malmesbury
7:30pm Triples Practice (simulator)
Dec 19 : Bristol Rural branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Practice
Dec 20 : Forest branch, St Briavels
6:30pm Carol Service
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