- Latest Site Update: Sunday 23 April 2017, 12:30:25; applies to News & Articles only.
We are the organisation for church bell and handbell ringers in South Wales, UK.
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Ringing at Trevethin will not be possible whilst a large refurbishment project is being undertaken on the church. Until further notice the (2nd, 4th and 5th) Wednesday practices will be relocated to other towers - mainly Tredunnoc from 6.00-7.15pm. Visitors very welcome.
Neath, St Thomas
Ringing has temporarily stopped at St Thomas, Neath due to the tower being repointed. Hope to be ringing again soon.
Updated 23rd April 2017
The Llandaff and Monmouth DACBR is the bellringing organisation for ringers in South Wales, UK.
As its name suggests, the Association's geographical area covers the Dioceses of Llandaff & Monmouth - from Chepstow in the East to Neath in the West; from Merthyr Tydfil and Abergavenny in the North to the Severn Estuary in the South.
2016 Annual Report
If all has gone to plan then most of the Association's membership will have by now received their copy of the 2016 Annual Report.
The Report contains details of Association and Branch activities, practices, accounts, etc. The Report also contains the full list of Tower Correspondents which was, to the best of endeavours, correct at the time of going to press.
Llandaff Branch Newsletters
Updated 4th March 2016
The Llandaff Branch publishes a quarterly Newsletter, copies being sent to each tower.
The latest four Newsletters are available for download below in PDF format. The most recent Newsletter is at the top. Earlier editions (from February 2002) are available from the Webmaster.
Monmouth Branch Newsletters
Updated 20th February 2017
The Monmouth Branch publishes a quarterly Newsletter for its membership.
A copy of each edition of the Newsletter is sent to each Branch tower via the notified tower correspondent. Email copies are also sent to those who've asked to receive them that way.
Peal Records Database
Updated 24th January 2017:
Database Update Files added
& 2016 Pealbook added
The Association has a complete record of all Peals rung in its name and within the Association's area since it was founded in 1893. A "read only" version of the Association's Peal Record Database is available for download and installation onto your PC (MS Windows only).
Also available for download are PDF files of each year's Peals since 1989.
Safeguarding and Health & Safety
New on 12th December 2016
The Church in Wales Safeguarding Policy was published in April 2016 and it considers this Policy to be mandatory. PCCs are now implementing the Policy which supersedes previous guidance on Young People (2007) and Vulnerable Adults (2011). There are several sections in the Policy which are applicable to ringing and to members of the Association and the activities which our members undertake.