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Guidance for ringing for the Duke of Edinburgh

Following conversations with the Church of England today, half-muffled tolling or chiming of a single bell on Saturday 10th April 2021 at 12 noon, 99 times or up to 5 minutes is recommended following the announcement of the death the Duke of Edinburgh. The Cabinet Office has declared 8 days of official mourning, during which time any other ringing should be half-muffled and in accordance with current Covid-19 restrictions. Half-muffled tolling or chiming of a single bell is recommended on the day of the funeral. There is no special dispensation of current ringing guidance on Sunday.

Vicki Chapman
Central Council of Church Bell Ringers Public Relations Officer

Latest news (All News)

Joint Statement from Guild Treasurer and
Guild Membership Secretary

Virtual Guild AGM - 24th April
News Sheet for April
Northern Branch Social 7th April
Central Virtual Practice 13th March
R.I.P - John (Jack) Moore

What's on, Mar to Jul 2021 (Diary)

10 Apr Central Virtual Practice Caythorpe
24 Apr Guild Virtual AGM Zoom and Ringing Room
08 May Central Practice Virtual or Scothern
12 Jun Central Practice Virtual or Norton Disney
26 Jun Central Training Potterhanworth
10 Jul Central Practice Welbourn
24 Jul Central Training Eagle / Thorpe


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 mediæval, 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.

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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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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' and Lincolnshire Day.

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