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

Paul Maddock

Paul Maddock, a long-standing ringer at Middlewich, died suddenly this afternoon 20th March.

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Future Special Events

  • Guild 6-bell striking competition 2020: Sat 12th Sep '20, all day.
  • Guild 10-bell striking competition 2020: Sat 10th Oct '20, all day.
  • Upcoming Events
  • 8-bell Surprise: Tue 11th Aug '20, 19:30 - 21:00. St Mary, Cheadle (8, 13-2-19 in F#)
  • Youth Practice: Sat 15th Aug '20, 14:30 - 16:00.
  • 10-bell practice: Sun 16th Aug '20, 15:00 - 16:30. St Mary, Stockport (10, 23-3-16 in Eb)
  • 6-bell training: Wed 19th Aug '20, 19:30 - 21:00. St Luke, Goostrey, (6, 6-0-0 in B♭)
  • 6-bell training: Sat 29th Aug '20, all day. St John the Evangelist, Chelford (6, 8-2-3 in A)
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