Durham & Newcastle Diocesan Association
of Church Bellringers 
Ars Incognita Contemnitur
 

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The Sat Nav details shown consist of the Latitude, Longitude, Postcode and OS Grid Reference. Clicking on the OS Grid Reference will show a map.

Most ringing is temporarily suspended, see Events and Announcements.

Benfieldside, St. Cuthbert

Blackhill, St. Mary (RC)

Blaydon, St. Cuthbert, Stella

Brancepeth, St. Brandon

  • 8 bells: 14-1-13 in F#.
  • Sat Nav: 54.734682, -1.653650, DH7 8DF, NZ224378
  • Sundays: 9:45 to 10:15 during University Term.
  • Practice: Wednesday 19:30 to 21:00 during University Term (see DUSCR website for details).
  • Contact:  James Morgan.
  • Dove's Guide

Chester-le-Street, Collegiate Church of SS Mary & Cuthbert

  • 8 bells: 19-0-2 in E.
  • Sat Nav: 54.856637, -1.571607, DH3 3QW, NZ276513
  • Sunday 09:30 to 10:00 and 17:30 to 18:00.
  • Practice Friday 19:30 to 21:00(except 1st Friday of month).
  • Sec: Mike Prentice (0191) 388 2173.
  • Dove's Guide

Consett, Christ Church

  • 8 bells: 16-0-19 in F.
  • Sat Nav: 54.853688, -1.836425, DH8 5DL, NZ107509
  • Sunday: No regular ringing
  • Practice 1st Tuesday 19:30 to 21:00 (Phone or e-mail to confirm).
  • Contact Paul Smith 07931698572 or Michael Horsley.
  • Dove's Guide

Durham, Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Cuthbert

Durham, St. Nicholas

Durham, St. Oswald

Easington, St. Mary

Frosterley, "The Black Bull Ring"

Hebburn, Wat Phra Dhammakaya Meditation Centre

Heworth, St. Mary

  • 6 bells: 6-0-16 in A.
  • Sat Nav: 54.950935, -1.554992, NE10 0PA, NZ285620
  • No regular ringing.
  • Bells formerly hung at St. Peter, Jarrow.
  • Dove's Guide

Houghton-le-Spring, St. Michael & All Angels

  • 8 bells: 12-0-00 in G.
  • 54.8423, -1.4693, DH4 4DN, NZ327653
  • No regular ringing.
  • CC Recognised Ringing Centre, contact Rob Criddle for simulator bookings only.
  • Dove's Guide

Jarrow, Christ Church

Lanchester, All Saints

  • 8 bells: 9-1-16 cwt in A.
  • Sat Nav: 54.821172, -1.741621, DH7 0LJ, NZ167474
  • Sunday: 10:00 to 10:30 and 17:30 to 18:00.
  • Practice: Friday 1930 to 2100.
  • Contact: Olga Walker (01740) 621865.
  • Dove's Guide

Ryton, Holy Cross

  • 8 bells: 13-3-18 in E.
  • Sat Nav: 54.977583, -1.765617, NE40 3QP, NZ151648
  • Sunday: 09:30 to 10:00.
  • Practice: Wednesday 19:00 to 20:30.
  • Sec: Tracy Charlton (0191) 413 1449
  • Dove's Guide

Shincliffe, St. Mary the Virgin

  • 6 bells: 4-0-14 in D.
  • Sat Nav: 54.761299, -1.549304, DH1 2NW, NZ291408
  • Sunday: 09:00 to 09:25, no regular evening ringing.
  • Practice: Tuesday 19:30 to 21:15.
  • Sec: Jean Woodward (0191) 384 9957.
  • Dove's Guide

South Shields, St. Hilda

  • 8 bells: 9-3-27 in F#.
  • Sat Nav: 54.997176, -1.437246, NE33 1BH, NZ361671
  • Sunday: 10:00 to 10:25 and (1st Sunday in Month) 18:00 to 18:25.
  • Practice: Thursday 1900 to 2030 (1st Thursday of month only).
  • Contact by email through Kris King.
  • Bells transferred from the redundant church of St. Aidan, Blackhill replacing previous ring of 8 bells. The previous bells were scrapped and the metal used towards the bells at Holy Cross, Ryton.
  • Dove's Guide

Sunderland, St. Andrew, Roker

Sunderland, Parish Church of the Holy Trinity

  • 8 bells: 13-2-14 in F.
  • Sat Nav: 54.907872, -1.368306, SR1 2JT, NZ406573
  • Church redundant.
  • All ringing suspended pending investigation of cracks in the tower.
  • Contact: David Cox.
  • Dove's Guide

Sunderland, St. Ignatius the Martyr

Sunderland, Minster Church of S Michael and All Angels & St. Benedict Biscop

Tanfield, St. Margaret

  • 10 bells: 12-0-14 in F#.
  • Sat Nav:54.893887, -1.708415, DH9 9PZ, NZ187555
  • Sunday: 09;15 to 09:45.
  • Practice: Friday 19:30 to 21:00(except 3rd Friday in month).
  • Contact: Andrew Wallace
  • Dove's Guide

Whickham, St. Mary

  • 8 bells: 6-3-16 in B.
  • Sat Nav: 54.945923, -1.675255, NE16 4DT, NZ209613
  • Sunday: 09:30 to 10:00
  • Practice: Sunday 17:00 to 18:30(term time only).
  • Contact: Russell Porteous (0191) 4885344.
  • Dove's Guide

Willington, St. Stephen

Winlaton, St. Paul

Wolsingham, St. Mary & St. Stephen

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