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.

Sep 19 : Bristol Rural branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Practice
Sep 20 : Barnwood
10:00am Management Committee Meeting
Sep 20 : Forest branch, Staunton, Coleford
7:00pm Branch Practice
Sep 21 : Bristol Rural branch, Gloucester Cathedral
1:30pm Evensong ringing
Sep 23 : Bristol branch, Southville
7:30pm Practice
Sep 24 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Sep 25 : Chippenham branch, Grittleton
7:30pm Practice
Sep 26 : Forest branch, TBA
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 27 : Wotton branch, TBA
Branch Outing
Sep 27 : Chippenham branch, South West Birmingham
Branch Coach Outing, non ringers welcome
Sep 27 : Stroud branch, Cranham
3:00pm Ringing, Tea and Meeting
Sep 27 : Bristol Rural branch, Olveston
7:00pm Practice
Sep 27 : Stroud branch, Painswick
7:00pm Ringing
Oct 1 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Oct 1 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Oct 3 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Oct 4 : Gloucester branch, Moreton Valence
7:30pm Practice
Oct 6 : Cirencester branch, Preston
7:30pm Practice
Oct 6 : Forest branch, Awre
7:30pm Branch Practice
Oct 7 : Cirencester branch, Cirencester St John
7:30pm 12 Bell Practice
Oct 7 : Stroud branch, Stroud
7:30pm Stedman Practice
Oct 10 : Stroud branch, Standish
7:30pm Practice
Oct 11 : Wotton-under-Edge
9:00am Autumn Training Day
Oct 13 : Swindon branch, Blunsdon
7:30pm Practice
Oct 14 : North Cotswold branch, Bourton on the Water
7:30pm Practice
Oct 16 : Chippenham branch, Malmesbury
7:30pm Triples Practice (simulator)
Oct 17 : Cheltenham branch, Toddington
7:30pm Practice
Oct 17 : Bristol Rural branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm Practice
Oct 18 - 25 :
Peal and Quarter Peal Festival
Oct 18 : Forest branch, Littledean
6:30pm Baked Potato Supper
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