Chester Diocesan Guild of
Church Bell Ringers

We promote and foster the ringing of bells for Christian prayer, worship and celebration; the ringing of bells on occasions of national or local commemoration, celebration or mourning; the provision, preservation, restoration and augmentation of bells and their fittings; education and training in all aspects of bell ringing and maintenance.

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Latest News

Mike Orme

Very great sadness to announce that Mike Orme has died after a short illness.

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Future Special Events

  • Guild 10-bell striking competition 2018: Sat 27th Oct '18, 11:00 - 16:00. St Margaret, Dunham Massey (10, 25-2-24 in C)
  • Armistice 100: Sun 11th Nov '18, all day.
  • Next 10 events

  • Devon Call Changes meeting.: Sat 20th Oct '18, 10:00 - 14:00. St Nicholas, Burton (6, 7-0-7 in B♭)
  • 10-bell practice: Sun 21st Oct '18, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • Advanced Practice: Thu 25th Oct '18, 19:30 - 21:00. St Oswald King & Martyr, Malpas (8, 15-3-6 in E)
  • 8-bell training: Sat 3rd Nov '18, 14:30 - 16:30. St Matthew, Hayfield (8, 10-2-21 in G#)
  • Quarter Peal Fortnight: Sun 4th Nov '18 - Sun 18th Nov '18, 0:00.
  • Plain Bob Practice: Wed 7th Nov '18, 12:00 - 13:00. St Hilary, Wallasey (6, 8-2-17 in G)
  • Master’s Practice: Wed 7th Nov '18, 19:30 - 21:00.
  • Surprise Major Practice: Thu 8th Nov '18, 19:30 - 21:00. St Nicholas, Wallasey (8, 16-2-20 in E)
  • Chester Cathedral Guild Quarter Peal Day: Sat 10th Nov '18, 8:00 - 19:00. Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chester (12, 24-3-0 in D)
  • 8-bell practice: Wed 14th Nov '18, 19:30 - 21:00. St Michael, Mottram in Longdendale (8, 15-1-16 in F)