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Carlisle Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers

Ringing around the Lake District

cathbellaThe CDGCBR represents church bell ringers around the Lake District in north, west, and east Cumbria and parts of the Furness peninsula.

In the Guild there are around 200 members who come from  25 towers.

Join our facebook group , Bellringing in Cumbria, for news and chat, or find out more about church bell ringing in general.

58 visitors on Greystoke tower open day

The Open Day at Greystoke has been a great success with 58 visitors to the tower.

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Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Ringing for the Queen’s Jubilee – Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June.

Whilst the whole weekend lends itself to plenty of celebratory ringing it has been agreed that a focus for collective bellringing should coincide with the Service of Thanksgiving being held at St Paul’s on Friday 3 June at 11.30am. (more…)

New Committee

New structure adopted at the AGM on   April at Hensingham (more…)

Sad News

Sad news of a former Cathedral ringer – Rachael Rodway (more…)

50/50 Club – Join Now!

Similar to a lottery, the Guild 50/50 club is a fun and easy way of raising money for the Bell Restoration Fund (more…)

ART – Teaching Bell-handling

Saturday 18 June,  Penrith – Book your place

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Ringing around the Lake District