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 counties of Gloucestershire and north Wiltshire, together with the city of Bristol. A diverse area ranging from Swindon in the south east to the border of Wales in the west and the outskirts of Stratford upon Avon in the north.

Here you can find details of the Association, its organisation and all our towers; ringable or not. Contact details if available are also provided. For those interested there is also an explanation of change ringing.

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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.

Dec 9 : Swindon branch, Wroughton (tbc)
7:30pm Practice
Dec 9 : Cheltenham branch, Leckhampton
7:30pm Practice
Dec 12 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Dec 14 : Gloucester branch, tba
7:30pm Practice
Dec 18 : Wotton branch, Berkeley
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Dec 18 : Chippenham branch, Colerne
7:30pm Practice
Dec 19 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Dec 20 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm 8 bell Practice
Dec 21 : Forest branch, Tidenham
6:30pm Carol Service
Dec 28 : Bristol Rural branch, Frampton Cotterell
2:30pm Christmas Practice (post Mince Pies)
Dec 30 : Swindon branch, Marlborough
Christmas Outing
Jan 1 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Jan 1 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Jan 3 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Jan 4 : Wotton branch, Coaley
4:00pm Ringing
Jan 7 : Swindon branch, tba
7:00pm Business Meeting and Practice
Jan 7 : Wotton branch, Berkeley
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Jan 9 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice