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The Lincoln Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers

Annual General Meeting, 29th April 2017

Ringing at Cathedral - 9:30 to 10:00

Communion Ringer's Chapel - 10:00

Meeting Bailgate Methodist Church - 11:00

Followed by Bring and Share Lunch

Ringing Welton - 14:00 to 15:00

Ringing St. Giles - 15:15 to 16:15

Handbell Workshop - 14:00 to 15:45
at Bailgate Methodist Church

Lincoln Cathedral - 16:30 to 17:20

Evensong - 17:30 to 18:15

Latest news:

Belfry News - In Search of Thomas Osborn
News Sheet for April
Central Meeting at Navenby
Belfry News- The Mystery of Ropesight
Jim Sutherland's Memorial Service - Article
Guild AGM Advance Notice
News Sheet for March
Jim Sutherland - Funeral Details
2017 Dairy Goes Live!
Central Meeting Carlton-le-Moorland/Bassingham
Elloe Deaneries Branch AGM Report
Northern Branch AGM Report
News Sheet for February
2016 Quarter Peal Report
Leading Peal Towers Updated

What's on April / May

25 Apr Midweek Ringing Welbourn
29 Apr Guild AGM Lincoln Cathedral Details
01 May West Lindsey Outing Details
02 May Midweek Ringing Eagle
06 May Handling Practice Wragby
06 May Eastern Practice Sibsey
08 May Ladies Practice Middle Rasen
10 May Midweek Ringing Wragby
13 May Central Practice Nocton
13 May Southern 6 Bell Colsterworth
16 May Midweek Ringing Washingborough
17 May South Lincs Wed Group Harmston/Bassingham
20 May Handling Practice Wragby
23 May Midweek Ringing Welbourn
27 May 8 Bell Method Practice Washingborough

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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