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 PeterSunday ringing will be on 1st and 3rd Sundays 1030-11am
  • Rich Westman on RUNCORN All SaintsRestoration appeal in progress, visit for more details.

Latest News

Guild 6-bell Striking Competition 12th October 2019

Grappenhall (Mid Branch) won the 2019 competition at Holmes Chapel, narrowly beating the home team during an afternoon of generally fine ringing. This year featured the Trophy and new Novice competitions with eight teams entered from five branches, also three novice...

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Upcoming Events

  • Mid Branch quarter peal fortnight: Sun 3rd Nov '19 - Sun 17th Nov '19, all day.
  • Wirral Branch Surprise Major Practice: Thu 14th Nov '19, 19:30 - 21:00. St Peter, Heswall (8, 8-0-9 in B♭)
  • South Branch AGM 2019: Sat 16th Nov '19, 14:30 - 19:00. Alsager, Christ Church (8, 10-2-20 in G♯)
  • 10-bell practice: Sun 17th Nov '19, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • East Branch AGM 2019: Sat 23rd Nov '19, all day. All Saints, Marple (8, 13-2-12 in F)
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