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.

Jul 20 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:15pm Joint 8 bell Practice
Jul 21 : Forest branch, tba
9:00am Walk and Picnic
Jul 21 : Bristol Rural branch, Tytherington
5:00pm Joint Practice & Skittles
Jul 28 : Wotton branch, tba
Branch Outing
Aug 1 : Bristol branch, Henbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Aug 1 : Chippenham branch, Chippenham, St Andrew
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Aug 1 : Stroud branch, Horsley
7:30pm 8 Bell Practice
Aug 3 : Gloucester branch, Barnwood
7:30pm Surprise Major Practice
Aug 4 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
4:00pm Ringing
Aug 6 : Forest branch, Hartpury
7:30pm Practice
Aug 8 : Stroud branch, Stonehouse
7:30pm Practice
Aug 9 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Aug 11 : Cirencester branch, Birmingham (tbc)
Branch Outing
Aug 11 : Gloucester branch, Slimbridge
4:00pm Branch Striking Competition and Bring & Share Tea
Aug 13 : Swindon branch, Lydiard Millicent
7:30pm Practice
Aug 15 : Chippenham branch, Colerne
7:30pm Practice
Aug 15 : Cirencester branch, Coln St Denys
7:30pm Practice
Aug 16 : Cheltenham branch, Tewkesbury Abbey
7:15pm Joint Practice
Aug 16 : Forest branch, Lydney
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Aug 17 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:15pm Joint 8 bell Practice
Aug 18 : Bristol Rural branch, Dyrham
2:30pm Practice
Aug 18 : Forest branch, Longhope
7:00pm Practice