Doncaster Ringers

The Doncaster & District Society
of Change Ringers
Established in 1921

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Doncaster & District Society of Change Ringers

The Doncaster and District Society of Change Ringers was established in 1921. Our society members ring at church towers within a 15 mile radius of Doncaster. We hold our monthly meetings (except December and January) on the last Saturday of the month.

Our Annual General Meeting is held on the last Saturday of January.

The aim of our society is threefold: to further church service ringing; to encourage and cultivate the scientific art of change ringing; to promote good fellowship amongst ringers.

Our programme for the year is published on the website and each month our meetings are advertised in the Ringing World. Visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings.

There is a shortage of bell ringers in the Doncaster area. Are you interested in learning how to ring a church bell and take up a very rewarding and interesting hobby? Free training is provided. Send a message via the Contact form.

Visit our Information page for additional resources.

Society president: Mrs Helen Nichols
Society secretary: Mrs Marian Thomas

Our Ringing Programme 2023

Next Meeting 
Saturday 18 November 3.00pm to 4.30pm
All Saints Wath upon Dearne (8) 12cwt S63 7RE
Joint Meeting With Central Branch

Ringing is taking place in accordance with current guidelines.

Tower Practice Times

Adwick le Street Sunday. 5.15pm to 6.00pm. Tower contact: Jay Downes
Arksey. Thursday(3rd, 4th, 5th) 6.30pm to 8.00pm. Tower contact: Terina Cutts
Barnby Dun. Thursday (1st and 2nd) 6.30–8.00pm. Tower contact: Terina Cutts.
Blyth and Harworth (Joint Practice). Mondays 7.30pm–9.00pm. Tower Contact: Roger Smith
Doncaster Minster. Saturday 10.00am-11.30am.
Epworth & Belton Monday 7.30-9.00pm. (Practices alternate irregularly between the two towers) Tower contact: Ted Steele.
Mattersey. Wednesday 6.00-7.30pm. Tower contact: Ian Kingston.
Sprotbrough. Tuesday 7.30–9.00pm. Tower contact: Mr Tim Wheeler.
Sutton Cum Lound. Wednesday evening.
Tickhill. Thursday 7.00-8.30pm
Thorne. Wednesday 6.00–7.30pm. Tower contact: Mr Jim Hirst.


Our Latest News


To be arranged
January 2024


To celebrate our centenary year, Society librarian Ted Steele, has written an article for the Ringing World. Read it on our History page.


Saturday 18 November 3.00pm to 4.30pm
All Saints Wath upon Dearne (8) 12cwt S63 7RE
Joint meeting with Central Branch
*Other details to be announced

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