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Welcome to the web site of the Essex Association of Change Ringers

Founded at Writtle, near Chelmsford, in 1879 the Association predates the Diocese of Chelmsford by some 35 years. Its boundaries are those of the old county of Essex prior to 1st April 1965. With a membership of over 1000, the Association is committed to the furtherance of the work of the Church by ringing bells, promoting bells and bell ringers, and keeping the bells of Essex churches ringing. This is achieved by giving help and advice in the maintenance of bell installations, by making grants available for restoration and improvement projects, and by offering opportunities for training and advancement in 'method ringing'.

Recent Association peals

Central Council news

  • Annual Meeting Live Stream (3 days, 2 hours ago): Just as last year, the Annual Meeting in Edinburgh will be streamed live to allow[...]
  • CRAG Report – FAQs (6 days, 17 hours ago): Following the release of the full CRAG report on their review of the Central Council,[...]
  • President’s Blog – May 2017 (1 week, 1 day ago): Writing this just before the Central Council meeting in Edinburgh, I am aware that those[...]
  • Tower Access & Stairways – Guidance (1 week, 2 days ago): The Towers & Belfries Committee have produced a document giving guidance on access to towers,[...]
  • Try the Ringing World – Free! (1 week, 3 days ago): The May 12th issue of The Ringing World contains extensive material on matters of current[...]

Further information

Further information can be obtained from the Hon. General Secretary , or in the Association's Annual Report.

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