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 Nestor on CONGLETON, St PeterRinging restarts 2nd July at 7.30pm. Sunday ringing will be on 1st and 3rd Sundays 1030-11am
  • Tom on GRAPPENHALL St WilfridNo ringing until June 2019. Wednesday practices continue and will be held at nearby towers - find out where by...
  • Steve on EATON, Christ ChurchRingable. Ringing limited
  • Tom Nestor on HARTFORD St John the BaptistRinging has recommenced after tower repairs.
  • Rich Westman on RUNCORN All SaintsRestoration appeal in progress, visit for more details.

Latest News

Future Special Events

  • Wirral Branch bank holiday treasure hunt: Sat 24th Aug '19, 14:00 - 17:45.
  • Grappenhall Bells Dedication: Sun 15th Sep '19, all day. Grappenhall, St Wilfrid’s Church
  • 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

  • 6-bell Training: Sat 27th Jul '19, 14:00 - 16:00. St John the Evangelist, Chelford (6, 8-2-3 in A)
  • Chester Branch - General Ringing: Sat 27th Jul '19, 14:30 - 16:00. St Oswald King & Martyr, Malpas (8, 15-3-6 in E)
  • Open Practice: Tue 6th Aug '19, 19:30 - 21:00. St Mary, Cheadle (8, 13-2-19 in F#)
  • Plain Bob Practice: Wed 7th Aug '19, 12:00 - 13:00. St Hilary, Wallasey (6, 8-2-17 in G)
  • Wirral Branch Surprise Major Practice: Thu 15th Aug '19, 19:30 - 21:00. St Andrew, Bebington, (8, 8-1-13 in A♭)
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