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Welcome to the Guild of Devonshire Ringers website. The Guild is the oldest in the country, being formed in 1874, and takes in the length and breadth of this beautiful county, with all the method ringing towers that lie within. Devon is fortunate in maintaining two active and sociable ringing traditions, and more information about call-change ringing can be found on the Devon Association webpages.
If you are visiting the county, simply take a look at the comprehensive Towers and Branches pages, where you will find all the information you need on practice nights and tower contacts. Visitors are always assured of a warm and friendly welcome in Devon, so do please contact the Guild Officers if you need to know anything further.
For Guild members, the News & Events section carries everything you will want to know about forthcoming events and striking competitions, alongside a gallery of reports and photographs. Look under The Guild for anything from useful documents and full AGM details, to issues of the Ringing Round Devon newsletter, Guild clothing, and information on the Devon Church Bell Restoration Fund.
Finally, the Education section contains details on training courses, the Frank Mack Portable Ring, and useful publications such as The Bells of Devon Directory and The Towers and Bells of Devon. If you are a young ringer wanting to keep up to date with either the Plymouth Youths or the Devon Young Ringers, then look no further! You can also find out more about learning to ring, and start a hobby that will last a lifetime of enjoyment.
We hope that you enjoy browsing these pages and finding out more about the Guild of Devonshire Ringers, and the ringing that this unique county has to offer.