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.

Aug 2 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
4:00pm Ringing
Aug 4 : Forest branch, Redmarley
7:30pm Branch Practice
Aug 5 : Cirencester branch, Cirencester St John
7:30pm 12 Bell Practice
Aug 5 : Stroud branch, Stroud
7:30pm Stedman Practice
Aug 6 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Aug 8 : Stroud branch, Minchinhampton
7:30pm Practice
Aug 9 : Bristol Rural branch, TBA
Mini Outing
Aug 9 : Gloucester branch, Churchdown
7:30pm Practice
Aug 10 : North Cotswold branch, Gloucester Cathedral
1:20pm Evensong Ringing
Aug 11 : Swindon branch, Ashton Keynes
7:30pm Practice
Aug 12 : North Cotswold branch, Bourton on the Water
7:30pm Practice
Aug 15 : Bristol Rural branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Practice
Aug 16 : Cheltenham branch, Stanton
6:00pm Practice
Aug 16 : Forest branch, Minsterworth
7:00pm Branch Practice
Aug 16 : Cheltenham branch, Buckland
7:30pm Practice
Aug 21 : Chippenham branch, Malmesbury
7:30pm Triples Practice (simulator)
Aug 21 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Aug 27 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Practice
Aug 27 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Aug 29 : Forest branch, TBA
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 1 : Forest branch, Alvington
7:30pm Branch Practice
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