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

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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Guild AGM 2019

Notice, Agenda and Documents for the Guild AGM 2019 are in the Event Details.

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Future Special Events

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Upcoming Events

  • 10-bell practice: Sun 15th Dec '19, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • Surprise Major Practice.: Thu 19th Dec '19, 19:30 - 21:00. St Andrew, Bebington, (8, 8-1-13 in A♭)
  • Plain Bob Practice: Wed 8th Jan '20, 12:00 - 13:00. St Hilary, Wallasey (6, 8-2-17 in G)
  • Branch Meeting @ Bromborough: Sat 18th Jan '20, 15:00 - 20:00. St Barnabas, Bromborough (8, 23-1-15 in E♭)
  • Surprise Major Practice.: Thu 23rd Jan '20, 19:30 - 21:00. St Nicholas, Wallasey (8, 16-2-20 in E)
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