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.

Towers Newsflash

  • Tom on GRAPPENHALL St WilfridNo ringing until June 2019. Wednesday practices continue and will be held at nearby towers - find out where by...
  • John Gibb on CONGLETON, St PeterNo ringing at all until further notice.
  • Rich Westman on RUNCORN All SaintsRestoration appeal in progress, visit for more details.

Latest News

Geoff Edwards

We report the death of Geoff Edwards, ringer at Audlem and Life member of the Chester Guild.

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Future Special Events

  • Cheshire Show 2019: Tue 18th Jun '19 - Wed 19th Jun '19, all day. Tabley Showground
  • RWNYC Liverpool 2019: Sat 6th Jul '19, all day.
  • Guild AGM and 6-bell Striking Competition 2019: Sat 12th Oct '19, all day.
  • Guild 10-bell Striking Competition 2019: Sat 26th Oct '19, all day.
  • Upcoming Events

  • Wirral Branch Quarterly Meeting: Sat 25th May '19, 15:00 - 20:00. St Bridget, West Kirby (8, 12-0-23 in G)
  • Wirral Branch PB Practice: Wed 5th Jun '19, 12:00 - 13:00. St Hilary, Wallasey (6, 8-2-17 in G)
  • South Branch Roving Practice - Sandbach: Thu 6th Jun '19, 19:30 - 21:00. St Mary, Sandbach
  • Chester Branch Training Meeting: Sat 8th Jun '19, 9:30 - 16:00. All Saints, Hoole (6, 7-2-0 in B)
  • Mid Branch meeting: Sat 8th Jun '19, 15:30 - 17:00. All Saints, Daresbury (8, 16-1-15 in E)