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 Nestor on CONGLETON, St PeterRinging restarts 2nd July at 7.30pm. Sunday ringing will be on 1st and 3rd Sundays 1030-11am
  • Tom on GRAPPENHALL St WilfridNo ringing until June 2019. Wednesday practices continue and will be held at nearby towers - find out where by...
  • Steve on EATON, Christ ChurchRingable. Ringing limited
  • Tom Nestor on HARTFORD St John the BaptistRinging has recommenced after tower repairs.
  • Rich Westman on RUNCORN All SaintsRestoration appeal in progress, visit for more details.

Latest News

Geoff Edwards

We report the death of Geoff Edwards, ringer at Audlem and Life member of the Chester Guild.

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Future Special Events

  • Wirral Branch bank holiday treasure hunt: Sat 24th Aug '19, 14:00 - 17:45.
  • Grappenhall Bells Dedication: Sun 15th Sep '19, all day. Grappenhall, St Wilfrid’s Church
  • Guild AGM and 6-bell Striking Competition 2019: Sat 12th Oct '19, all day.
  • Guild 10-bell Striking Competition 2019: Sat 26th Oct '19, all day.
  • Upcoming Events

  • 6-bell Training: Sat 27th Jul '19, 14:00 - 16:00. St John the Evangelist, Chelford (6, 8-2-3 in A)
  • Chester Branch - General Ringing: Sat 27th Jul '19, 14:30 - 16:00. St Oswald King & Martyr, Malpas (8, 15-3-6 in E)
  • Open Practice: Tue 6th Aug '19, 19:30 - 21:00. St Mary, Cheadle (8, 13-2-19 in F#)
  • Plain Bob Practice: Wed 7th Aug '19, 12:00 - 13:00. St Hilary, Wallasey (6, 8-2-17 in G)
  • Wirral Branch Surprise Major Practice: Thu 15th Aug '19, 19:30 - 21:00. St Andrew, Bebington, (8, 8-1-13 in A♭)
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