Welcome to our Guild. Since our formation in 1882 we have continued to “promote and encourage Sunday service ringing” and “advance the art of ringing” (from our Aims) and today we have approximately 1450 members and 250 ringable towers in our Diocese.
We also continue to help and assist in the maintenance and restoration of bells and belfries in the Diocese.
You will see from this website that we are an active and vibrant Guild with a wide range of activities organised across eight branches, including recruitment, training and social activities.
We are lucky to have some wonderful rings of bells in our Diocese and all set in some beautiful countryside. These are challenging times for our Guild but we are confident in our present and our future. We continue to work with the clergy of the Diocese and others to keep our bells ringing out to the glory of God – whilst also enjoying our hobby. If you are visiting our Guild I hope you enjoy your ringing and will come back soon.
Robert Wellen – Guild Master
From the CCCBR. Peal for Pudsey – sponsorship forms now available! Don’t miss this opportunity to join ringers around the UK between now and Children in Need night (Nov 17th), … Continue reading →
Saturday 18th November 2017 10-00 am to 4-30 pm Edington Ringing Centre Course tutor: Christopher Jenkins, Devizes Branch Ringing Master Tips and advice on: Listening to your bell Improving your … Continue reading →
Guild Quarter Peal Week runs from Saturday 4th to Sunday 12th November. In 2016 we managed a total of 38 successful quarters, with the East Dorset Branch leading the way … Continue reading →