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 county of Gloucestershire and the north of Wiltshire, together with the city of Bristol.

Interested in learning to ring? We'd love to teach you! Read all about it on our Learning to Ring page which includes the answers to some common questions. We always need ringers and you would be assured of a warm welcome whether you're 9 or 90!

Although nearly all Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted many towers have not yet returned to pre-pandemic ringing patterns. You are strongly advised to confirm any ringing is taking place before travelling.

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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.

May 25 : Cirencester branch, Meysey Hampton tbc
7:30pm Doubles Practice
May 29 : Forest branch, Zoom and Ringing Room
7:00pm Branch Practice
Jun 4 : Stroud branch, Elkstone
4:00pm Competition for Tom Price Memorial Trophy
Jun 13 : Stroud branch, Randwick
7:00pm Open Ringing
Jun 15 : Cirencester branch, Meysey Hampton tbc
7:00pm Striking Competition
Jun 17 : Gloucester branch, Maisemore
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Jun 18 : Cheltenham branch, Badgeworth
4:30pm Striking Competition
Jun 22 : Cirencester branch, Meysey Hampton tbc
7:30pm Doubles Practice