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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:

Memorial Peal at Surfleet
Memorial Peal at Gosberton
July Belfry News from Elloe
Ringing World National Youth Contest Report
Central 6 Bell - North Scarle (updated!)
Whaplode Flower Festival - Can you help?
Heritage Open Days, 8-11 September
News Sheet for July
Richard Bloodworth Machin - Memorial Peal
June Belfry News from Elloe
Denis Frith Eulogy
News Sheet for June

What's on July / August 2016

23 Jul Young Ringer's Day Dunholme Details
23 Jul 8 Bell Method Practice ** CANCELLED **
23 Jul Southern Ringing & Meeting Heydour
02 Aug Midweek Ringing Eagle
07 Aug Eastern/Elloe Evensong Ringing Cathedral
10 Aug Midweek Ringing Wragby
13 Aug Central Practice Heckington
14 Aug Central Evensong Ringing Cathedral
16 Aug Midweek Ringing Washingborough
17 Aug South Lincs Wed Group Stamford St Martins
20 Aug West Lindsey Ringing & Games Willingham
21 Aug Northern Evensong Ringing Cathedral

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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