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.

Aug 17 : Wotton branch, Berkeley
7:30pm 10 bell practice
Aug 19 : Wotton branch, Chipping Sodbury
7:30pm 8 bell practice
Aug 19 : Gloucester branch, Maisemore
7:30pm Surprise Minor Practice
Aug 20 : Cheltenham branch, Woolstone
10:30am Practice
Aug 20 : Forest branch, English Bicknor
7:00pm Branch Practice
Aug 22 - Aug 28 : Cancelled
G&B Ringing Summer School
Aug 24 : Cirencester branch, Meysey Hampton tbc
7:30pm Doubles Practice
Aug 27 : Bristol Rural branch, Syston
3:00pm Practice & Cream Tea
Aug 28 : Swindon branch, Christ Church
7:30pm 10 bell Practice
Sep 3 : Wotton branch, Tytherington
3:00pm Striking Competition
Sep 8 : Wotton branch, Cromhall
2:00pm Surprise Minor Practice
Sep 10 : Stroud branch, Leonard Stanley
3:00pm Ringing, Service, Tea, Meeting and Ringing
Sep 10 : Tewkesbury branch, Tirley
4:00pm Branch Striking Competition
Sep 10 : Swindon branch, Cancelled
7:30pm Support Practice and Meeting
Sep 10 : Gloucester branch, Longney
7:30pm Practice
Sep 14 : Wotton branch, Berkeley
7:30pm 10 bell practice
Sep 15 : Cirencester branch, Chedworth
7:30pm Quarterly Meeting