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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  • Rich Westman on RUNCORN All SaintsRestoration appeal in progress, visit www.facebook.com/runcornrestoration for more details.

Latest News

Michiko Iwato

Michiko Iwato, lately ringer at Wistaston, Crewe, died on 8th February. Her funeral will be at Crewe Crematorium on Wednesday 23rd February at 11.30.

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Ringing Room

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Future Special Events

  • Bank Holiday Ringing: Mon 29th Aug '22, 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Guild 6 Bell Striking Competition: Sat 10th Sep '22, 14:00 - 18:00. St John the Baptist, Hartford (6, 12-0-20 in G)
  • Guild Festival and AGM 2022: Sat 1st Oct '22, all day.
  • Guild 10-bell Striking Competition 2022: Sat 29th Oct '22, all day.
  • Upcoming Events
  • 10 Bell Practice.: Thu 18th Aug '22, 19:30 - 21:00. St Saviour, Oxton (10, 20-1-16 in E)
  • 10-bell monthly practice: Sun 21st Aug '22, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • Bank Holiday Ringing: Mon 29th Aug '22, 14:00 - 18:00.
  • East Branch Outing 2022: Sat 3rd Sep '22, 10:00 - 17:00. Disley
  • Surprise Minor Practice.: Wed 7th Sep '22, 20:00 - 21:00. St Bartholomew, Thurstaston (6, 6-2-15 in B♭)