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 CONGLETON, St PeterSunday ringing 0930-1000 from January 2020. Not first or fifth Sundays.
  • Rich Westman on RUNCORN All SaintsRestoration appeal in progress, visit for more details.

Latest News

Ivor Nichols

Ivor R. Nichols, former tower captain at St Michael's Macclesfield, died on Saturday 5th September 2020, just short of his 94th birthday. The funeral will take place on Monday 21st September at St Michael's at 2.15pm. Numbers attending will be very limited by Covid...

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Future Special Events

  • Guild 10-bell striking competition 2020: Sat 10th Oct '20, all day.
  • Upcoming Events
  • Quarter peal fortnight: Wed 16th Sep '20 - Wed 30th Sep '20, all day.
  • Chester Branch Outing 2020: Sat 19th Sep '20, all day.
  • 10-bell practice: Sun 20th Sep '20, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • 8 Bell - General Ringing: Thu 24th Sep '20, 19:30 - 21:00. St Mary the Virgin, Pulford (8, 9-3-6 in G#)
  • Major practice: Sat 26th Sep '20, 14:00 - 16:30. Holy Cross, Woodchurch (8, 3-3-27 in D)