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The Lincoln Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

Young Ringer's Day - 23rd July 2016

Meet in Cloisters at Cathedral for Picnic - 12:30

Proceed to Ringer's Chapel - 13:00

Ringing at Cathedral - 13:15 to 14:15

Meet Bishop Christopher during ringing

Ringing at Nettleham, Welton
and Dunholme 14:45 to 16:30

Tea at Dunholme Village Hall
16:45 to 17:45

View Diary pages for details on booking Tea!

Mini Olympics - 17:45 to 19:45

Latest news:

Richard Bloodworth Machin - Memorial Peal
June Belfry News from Elloe
Denis Frith Eulogy
News Sheet for June
Denis Frith Memorial Ringing
Cathedral Tower Evacuated!
Central meeting at Scothern
News from St. James, Grimsby
Belfry News from Elloe
R.I.P - Denis Frith
Guild AGM Report
News Sheet for May
BBC Music Day - 3rd June
Faculty Jurisdiction (new!)
Hackthorn 10th Anniversary Celebrations

What's on June / July 2016

21 Jun Midweek Ringing Washingborough
25 Jun 8 Bell Method Practice Washingborough
25 Jun Southern Ringing & Lunch Sempringham
25 Jun Northern Half Year Meeting Walesby
02 Jul National Youth Contest London
02 Jul Eastern Ringing & BBQ Old Leake Details
04 Jul Northern Striking Competition Grasby
05 Jul Midweek Ringing Thorpe on the Hill
09 Jul Central 6 bell North Scarle
13 Jul Midweek Ringing Wragby
16 Jul West Lindsey Walk Navenby
19 Jul Midweek Ringing Washingborough
23 Jul Young Ringer's Day Dunholme Details
23 Jul 8 Bell Method Practice Washingborough
23 Jul Southern Ringing & Meeting Heydour


Ringing at Gunby

The territory covered by the Guild is the Anglican Diocese of Lincoln, comprising the whole of Lincolnshire as it was before the 1974 boundary revision. Most of the county's 600 fine churches are mediśval, and the jewel in Lincolnshire's crown is undoubtedly Lincoln Cathedral.

About 270 of our churches have bells hung for full-circle ringing, and there has been a great deal of re-hanging and augmentation in recent years. Contact information and other details can be found in the Towers Directory.

If you would like to learn more about bell ringing, you may wish to look at this explanatory web page. New recruits, of whatever age, are always welcome. Contact your nearest tower.

There is a great deal of enthusiasm and goodwill amongst bell ringers in Lincolnshire, and the health of the Guild is reflected in the number and complexity of peals and quarter peals both in the tower and on handbells.

In addition to the usual tower and branch practices, as will be seen in the Ringing Diary there are a number of special practices and training sessions to enable those who wish to do so to progress in the Art.

Misc ringers
Misc ringers

The Guild Newsletter which first appeared in May 2005 improved communications in the Guild. If you would like to receive a personal notice please let the have your email address.

A history of the Guild is also available on this web site.

This page shows ringing at various churches, a mini-ring and both Guild simulators. Ringers taking part in a handbell performance are also shown. A wide range of ages and most branches of the Guild are represented.

Handbell ringing

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Come and visit us

Finally, having visited this website perhaps you might like to arrange an outing or tour, or come to the county as an individual. You will be very welcome. Click here for more about 'Lovely Lincolnshire'Lincolnshire Day.

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