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

  • Andrew Hebden on BARTHOMLEY, St BertolineThere is now an active band at Barthomley with ringing every Sunday and a well attended practice on Wednesday.
  • Rich Westman on RUNCORN All SaintsRestoration appeal in progress, visit for more details.

Latest News

Ringing Room

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Future Special Events

  • Guild AGM 2024: Sat 11th May '24, 14:30 - 22:30. Grappenhall, St Wilfrid (10, 10-3-17 in G)
  • Guild 6-bell competition 2024: Sat 14th Sep '24, all day.
  • Upcoming Events
  • Marple Practice: Mon 22nd Apr '24, 19:30 - 21:00. All Saints, Marple (8, 13-2-12 in F)
  • Morning Workshop at Shotwick.: Sat 27th Apr '24, 10:00 - 12:00. St Michael, Shotwick (6, 8-3-0 in F♯)
  • East branch quarterly meeting: Sat 27th Apr '24, 15:00 - 17:00. St James, Taxal (6, 11-0-23 in G)
  • Branch practice: Wed 1st May '24, 19:30 - 21:00. St Mary, Astbury
  • 12-bell open practice: Mon 13th May '24, 19:30 - 21:00. Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chester (12, 24-3-0 in D)