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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Latest News

6-Bell Competition 23rd September 2017

At Poynton (6, 13-2-16 in F#). Thanks to Phil Gay of Keele for judging the competition. Here are the results along with his comments. 1st place: Stockport with 17.5 faults. Time well spent on lots of rounds to find the right speed for the bells. The test piece...

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Next committee meeting

Your Branch Committee is due to meet on 12th October to plan next year's Programme of Events and would like to hear your suggestions. Please let me know by the end of this month any suggestions you may have on how events in 2018 can better suit your needs.  In your...

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Future Special Events

  • ART Module 1 - North West: Sat 20th Jan '18, 9:30 - 17:30. St Bertoline, Barthomley (8, 13-1-14 in E)
  • B.B.C. Music Day: Wed 13th Jun '18, all day.
  • Royal Cheshire Show: Tue 19th Jun '18 - Wed 20th Jun '18, all day. Tabley Showground
  • Guild 8-bell striking competition: Sat 14th Jul '18, all day. location undecided
  • Guild 6-bell striking competition and AGM: Sat 13th Oct '18, all day. location undecided
  • Armistice 100: Sun 11th Nov '18, all day.