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.

Sep 28 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Oct 1 : Gloucester branch, Herefordshire
Branch Outing
Oct 1 : Stroud branch, Hereford area
Branch Outing
Oct 1 : Cheltenham branch, Cheltenham Minster
10:30am Introduction to 12 bell ringing
Oct 3 : Forest branch, Westbury on Severn
7:30pm Practice
Oct 4 : Wotton branch, Wotton under Edge
7:30pm Triples Practice
Oct 4 : Stroud branch, Stroud
7:30pm Practice
Oct 5 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Oct 5 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Oct 5 : Cirencester branch, Northleach
7:30pm Triples Practice
Oct 7 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Oct 8 : Wotton-under-Edge
9:00am Autumn Training Day
Oct 10 : Swindon branch, Castle Eaton (tbc)
7:30pm Practice
Oct 13 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Oct 15 : Forest branch, English Bicknor
6:30pm Baked Potato Supper
Oct 19 : Cirencester branch, North Cerney
7:30pm Practice
Oct 20 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Oct 21 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Joint 8 bell Practice
Oct 21 : Bristol branch, Cathedral
7:30pm Practice
Oct 22 - Oct 30 :
Peal and Quarter Peal Festival
Oct 22 : Bristol Rural branch, Olveston
2:30pm Practice
Oct 22 : Bristol branch, TBA
3:00pm Striking Competition
Oct 22 : Swindon branch, Lydiard Millicent
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
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