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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 additions

Recent Association peals

Master's blog

Central Council news

  • Affiliation fee consultations open now (18 hours, 48 minutes ago): We have been putting Central Council finances under the microscope over the past couple of months and…
  • President’s blog #93 (1 week ago): (Covering the Touring Tower, the National Call Change Competition, inclusiveness on BellBoard, D-Day,…
  • D-Day Anniversary and Rolls of Honour (4 weeks, 1 day ago): The 6th of June 2024 marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day, when Allied forces mounted the largest amphibious…
  • Volunteers’ Week (1 month ago): This year, we would like to make the link between Bellringing and the Volunteers who take on the extra…
  • President’s blog #92 (1 month ago): In which the President encounters not one but three past Presidents, faces up to her personal odd-struckness,…

Further information

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

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