The Gloucester & Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers

Bristol Rural branch covers the north and eastern suburbs of the city and its immediate environs. Called the North Avon branch for many years the present name is perhaps a bit of a misnomer since the city has expanded over what once was farmland. To the south is of course the Bristol branch. The northern boundary roughly coincides with the M4 and is with Wotton branch whilst to the east lies Chippenham branch. Filton church (pictured) lies almost in the middle of the branch close to Filton airfield, a centre of the aerospace industry.

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In view of the current situation with Coronavirus Covid-19 you should ignore any ringing times given in this list. All practices and Sunday service ringing have been cancelled in accordance with Government regulations and Central Council advice.

Abson, St James the Great [BS30 5TT] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 6 bells, 10cwt tenor. Sunday: first 14:45 confirm first in Winter; first 17:45 confirm first in Summer. Practice: Wednesday 10:00 confirm first . Tower Contact

St James the Great, Abson

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Almondsbury, St Mary the Virgin [BS32 4DS] affiliated, kitchen facilities, limited availability toilet, 8 bells, 22cwt tenor. Sunday: 8:45. Practice: Monday 19:30 Website. Tower Contact

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Alveston, St Helen [BS35 3QG] affiliated, kitchen facilities, limited availability toilet, 6 bells, 15cwt tenor. Sunday: by arrangement. Practice: Tuesday 20:00 confirm first

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Bitton, St Mary [BS30 6LJ] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 8 bells, 15cwt tenor. Sunday: first, third 9:50. Practice: Monday 19:45

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Coalpit Heath, St Saviour [BS36 2RS] affiliated, limited availability toilet, 8 bells, 10cwt tenor, rung from ground floor. Sunday: 9:15. Practice: Wednesday 19:45 Website. Tower Contact

St Saviour, Coalpit Heath

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Doynton, The Blessed Trinity [BS30 5SU] affiliated, always available toilet, 5 bells, 15cwt tenor, rung from ground floor. Not available. Under Repair.

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Dyrham, St Peter [SN14 8EU] affiliated, no toilet, 6 bells, 13cwt tenor. Sunday: by arrangement.

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Filton, St Peter [BS34 7PY] affiliated, always available toilet, 6 bells, 6cwt tenor. Sunday: 9:15; 17:15. Practice: Thursday 19:30 Website. Tower Contact

St Peter, Filton

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Frampton Cotterell, St Peter [BS36 2AB] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 6 bells, 14cwt tenor. Rehung in 1963. Sunday: 9:45. Practice: Tuesday 19:30 Website. Tower Contact

St Peter, Frampton Cotterell

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Frenchay, St John the Baptist [BS16 1NB] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 6 bells, 4cwt tenor. Sunday: 10:00; 17:30. Practice: Monday 19:30 Website

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Iron Acton, St James the Less [BS37 9UL] affiliated, limited availability toilet, 6 bells, 13cwt tenor. Sunday: by arrangement. Practice: by arrangement Website. Tower Contact

St James the Less, Iron Acton

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Mangotsfield, St James [BS16 9EN] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 8 bells, 7cwt tenor. Practice: Wednesday 19:30

St James, Mangotsfield

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Olveston, St Mary [BS35 4DR] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 8 bells, 18cwt tenor. No practices in August. Sunday: not first 9:20. Practice: Friday second, fourth, fifth 19:45 . Tower Contact

St Mary, Olveston

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Pucklechurch, St Thomas [BS16 9RB] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 6 bells, 12cwt tenor. Sunday: 9:30. Practice: Monday first, third 19:30 . Tower Contact

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Syston, St Anne [BS16 9LS] affiliated, kitchen facilities, limited availability toilet, 6 bells, 10cwt tenor. Sunday: by arrangement. Practice: Friday 10:00

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Thornbury, St Mary [BS35 1HQ] affiliated, 8 bells, 18cwt tenor. Sunday: 10:00. Practice: Tuesday second, fourth 19:30 confirm first . Tower Contact O7747 36338O

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Tytherington, St James the Great [GL12 8UP] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 6 bells, 12cwt tenor. Sunday: by arrangement. Practice: Thursday 19:45 . Tower Contact

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Wapley, St Peter [BS37 8RJ] affiliated, 6 bells, 8cwt tenor. Sunday: 17:45. Practice: Monday 19:30 . Tower Contact

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Warmley, St Barnabas [BS30 5JJ] affiliated, limited availability toilet, 8 bells, 15cwt tenor. Sunday: by arrangement. Practice: Wednesday 19:30 confirm first . Tower Contact

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Westerleigh, St James the Great [BS37 8QP] affiliated, 6 bells, 20cwt tenor. Sunday: 9:45. Practice: Wednesday 19:30 . Tower Contact

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Winterbourne, St Michael the Archangel [BS36 1SE] affiliated, kitchen facilities, always available toilet, 6 bells, 20cwt tenor. Practice: confirm first Website. Tower Contact

St Michael the Archangel, Winterbourne

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