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

Alan Potts

Alan Potts of Macclesfield died 2 February 2021, aged 89. Details and Obit.

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Doreen Dawson

Doreen Dawson (nee Murfin), ringer at St Michael’s Macclesfield, passed away on Saturday 23rd January.

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John Elsworth

John Elsworth, a life member of the Guild and former ringer at Bunbury, died suddenly at home on 17th January 2021.

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Ringing Room

A new page to help with Ringing Room is available in the Resources menu or you can just…

Future Special Events

  • Chester Guild AGM 2021: Sun 31st Oct '21, 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Upcoming Events
  • Afternoon Meeting at Bebington: Sat 30th Oct '21, 14:00 - 16:00. St Andrew, Bebington, (8, 8-1-13 in A♭)
  • Plain Bob Practice at St Hilary’s.: Wed 3rd Nov '21, 12:00 - 13:00. St Hilary, Wallasey (6, 8-2-17 in G)
  • Wirral Branch A.G.M. at Neston.: Sat 20th Nov '21, 15:00 - 20:00. SS Mary & Helen, Neston (8, 14-2-24 in F♯)
  • Plain Bob Practice at St Hilary’s.: Wed 1st Dec '21, 12:00 - 13:00. St Hilary, Wallasey (6, 8-2-17 in G)
  • Birthday Ringing at Shotwick: Fri 10th Dec '21, 19:00 - 21:00. St Michael, Shotwick (6, 8-3-0 in F♯)