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[Photograph of Writtle tower]

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'.

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Central Council news

  • President’s Blog #66 (2 days, 19 hours ago): We have just come back from a thoroughly enjoyable family trip to the inaugural North West Ringing Course.…
  • Nottinghan Roadshow interview (1 week, 2 days ago): Charlie Linford interviews Simon Linford about the Nottingham Roadshow   So Dad, in between work, learning…
  • President’s Blog #65 (2 weeks, 2 days ago): I first went to a ‘Ringing Roadshow’ many moons ago. It was an odd decision at the time, as I didn’t…
  • President’s Blog #64 (1 month ago): I don’t usually answer calls from 0800 or 0345 numbers. They’re rarely good news. If it’s important they…
  • 2022 Roadshow – website live (1 month ago): The website for the CCCBR 2022 Roadshow in Nottingham on Sunday 4th September is now live https://roadshow.cccbr.org.uk/ …

Further information

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

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