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

Latest News

Reverend Canon Walter Stanley Walker

Sad to announce that Reverend Canon Walter ‘Stanley’ Walker, father of Christina Brewster, has died. Rev'd Canon Walker was Rector at Bromborough 1966 – 1977 (where Christina learnt to ring) and Rector at St Hilary’s Wallasey from 1976 until his retirement in 1976....

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Future Special Events

  • Guild 8-bell Striking Competition 2019: Sat 6th Apr '19, all day.
  • 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.
  • Branch AGM - Alsager: Sat 16th Nov '19, 0:00. Alsager, Christ Church (8, 10-2-20 in G♯)
  • Upcoming Events

  • Mid Branch 10-bell practice: Thu 31st Jan '19, 19:30 - 21:00. St Thomas, Stockton Heath WA4 6HJ
  • South Branch Roving Practice - Acton: Sat 2nd Feb '19, 10:00 - 12:00. Acton, St Mary (6, 13-0-8) in F
  • Plain Bob Practice: Wed 6th Feb '19, 12:00 - 13:00. St Hilary, Wallasey (6, 8-2-17 in G)
  • Branch Meeting - Wistaston & Church Minshull: Sat 16th Feb '19, 0:00. Wistaston, St Mary (8, 6-0-6) in B
  • Mid Branch meeting: Sat 16th Feb '19, 15:30 - 17:00. St John the Baptist, Hartford (6, 12-0-20 in G)