Following a detailed assessment of current guidance and having taken technical advice from relevant experts, it has been decided that ringing of the Malmesbury bells can re-commence. The bellringers will comply with all social distancing, masking and sanitizing advice. Ringing will be limited to 45 minutes per session with a maximum of 6 ringers in […]

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In response to enquires regarding the ringing of the bells at St Paul’s tower, all ringing has had to be stopped during the current COVID-19 restrictions.At the moment this is because of the blanket ban on households meeting indoors, but as things ease, we will still have to be extremely careful about when and how […]

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Given the current public health situation, it has been decided that it would be prudent to stop ringing at Malmesbury with IMMEDIATE effect. We meet in a confined space, the ropes are used by many people and our band has a large number of over 70’s. All of these plus the government advice has led […]

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A visiting band of ringers from the Salisbury Diocesan Guild of Ringers will attempt to ring a quarter peal between 1400 and 1500.

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A quarter peal of 1260 Plain Bob Doubles was rung today to celebrate the life of Michael Howarth (1949-2018), a past member of the Malmesbury Abbey Guild of Change Ringers. The ringers were: Treble: Linda Ferris, 2: Michael Lewis, 3: Chris Bush, 4: Keith Player, 5: Richard Gray, Tenor: Ian Wigmore.

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Due to a change of service time, ringing on Sunday 29th April 2018 will be from 10:00am to 11:00am.

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There will be ringing by visiting bands of ringers on 21st & 28th April. Ringing will be from 1400 to 1445 on each day. Calne ringers are visiting on 21st April and Minchinhampton ringers on 28th April.

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On 11th February the service is scheduled to start at 1100. Ringing will therefore be from 1000 to 1100.

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The newly updated 2017 version of the Malmesbury Bell Ringers’ Archive is now available on this site for viewing or download.  It is in a pdf format (sadly the file is too large to be made available as a Word download). Click here to download the file or access it from the Archive page.

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The bells will be rung half-muffled on Sunday 12th November 2017.

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