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.

Aug 24 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Aug 25 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Aug 26 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm Treble Bob and Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 2 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Sep 3 : Wotton branch, Upper Cam
4:00pm Ringing
Sep 4 : Tewkesbury branch, Towers tbc
2:00pm Afternoon Mini Outing followed by a walk on Cleeve Hill
Sep 5 : Forest branch, Alvington
7:30pm Practice
Sep 6 : Wotton branch, Wotton under Edge
7:30pm Triples Practice
Sep 7 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Sep 7 : Cirencester branch, Northleach
7:30pm Triples Practice
Sep 7 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Sep 8 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 9 : Wotton branch, Winterbourne
4:00pm Social Event with Bristol Rural
Sep 9 : Bristol Rural branch, Winterbourne
5:00pm Joint Practice with Wotton Branch
Sep 10 - Sep 11 : Bristol Rural branch, Winterbourne
Heritage Days with Mini Ring
Sep 10 : Cheltenham branch, Bishop's Cleeve
2:00pm Practice inc Surprise Major
Sep 10 : Stroud branch, Chalford
3:00pm Ringing
Sep 10 : Stroud branch, Minchinhampton
4:30pm Service, Tea, Meeting and Ringing
Sep 10 : Gloucester branch, Hardwicke
4:30pm Branch Striking Competition
Sep 15 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Sep 15 : Chippenham branch, Langley Burrell
7:30pm Doubles Practice
Sep 16 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Joint 8 bell Practice
Sep 17 : Barnwood
10:00am Management Committee Meeting
Sep 17 : Swindon branch, Blunsdon
3:00pm Striking Competition
Sep 17 : Forest branch, Ruardean
7:00pm Practice
Sep 18 : Bristol Rural branch, Gloucester Cathedral
1:20pm Evensong ringing
Sep 21 : Cirencester branch, Meysey Hampton
7:30pm Grandsire Doubles Practice
Sep 22 : Cirencester branch, Chedworth
7:30pm Quarterly Meeting
Sep 23 : Bristol branch, Cathedral
7:30pm Practice
Sep 23 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm Treble Bob and Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 24 : Chippenham branch, tba
9:00am Branch Coach Outing, non ringers welcome
Sep 24 : Bristol Rural branch, Pucklechurch
7:00pm Practice
Sep 24 : Swindon branch, Wanborough
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
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