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 county of Gloucestershire and the north of Wiltshire, together with the city of Bristol.

Interested in learning to ring? We'd love to teach you! Read all about it on our Learning to Ring page which includes the answers to some common questions. We always need ringers and you would be assured of a warm welcome whether you're 9 or 90!

In view of the current situation with coronavirus Covid-19 and in accordance with Government and Central Council advice all ringing for practice, Sunday service or at branch meetings has been suspended. You should therefore consider any ringing times given in the calendar or the tower listings as incorrect and subject to verification. Please do not travel unless you are absolutely certain that any ringing is actually taking place.

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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.

Feb 28 : Forest branch, Zoom and Ringing Room
7:00pm Branch Practice
Mar 3 : Stroud branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Mar 5 : Gloucester branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Mar 6 : Zoom
10:00am Branch Officers' Meeting
Mar 6 : Zoom
2:00pm Management Committee Meeting
Mar 11 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Mar 13 : Will not be held
9:30am Spring Training Day
Mar 17 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Mar 19 : Wotton branch, Cancelled
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Mar 23 : Cirencester branch, Zoom and Ringing Room
7:30pm Practice