Scottish Association Change Ringers

Scottish Association Change Ringers

All Scottish Association Change Ringers towers welcome visitors at their practice nights and service ringing (although it is always worthwhile to check in advance).


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  • Website: St Machar:
  • Tower: Cathedral Church of St Machar, Aberdeen

Ringers at Aberdeen and Robert Gordon Universities are most welcome to join the St Machar, Old Aberdeen practice on Monday evenings (19:30­-21:30)

University of Dundee & Abertay University

  • Email: – Peter Valuks
  • Website: – all ringing times listed
  • Tower: Old Steeple (8 bells, 19-2-10) Sundays: 1st & 3rd (9:30-10:30)
  • Tower: Cathedral Church of St. Paul (8 bells, 21-0-0) Sundays: 2nd & 4th (9:30-10:30)

We welcome students to our two towers whether as existing ringers or those wishing to learn!

Old Steeple: Please note that the outside door is locked shortly after 7:30pm. There is a bell on a ledge above and to the left of the left-hand door.

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  • Tower: Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin, Glasgow (10 bells, 32-1-6)

Practice night Tuesday, 19:30-21:00. Sundays: 17:30-18:30 (usually a quarter peal on 2nd Sunday of the month in place of service ringing).

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  • Tower: St John the Evangelist, Dumfries (8 bells, 10-3-18)

Practice night Thursday, 19.00-21.00. Sundays: 10:15-10:50. We are easy to find being located in the town centre and would welcome student ringers.


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  • Tower: Cathedral Church of St Andrew, Inverness (10 bells, 16-3-12)

Inverness Cathedral – the most Northerly church tower with bells hung for change ringing in the WORLD – has 10 bells and a fairly active band of ringers. Sunday service is 10:15-10:55 (& they occasionally ring in the evening). Practices are Thursdays 19:30–21:00. Experienced ringers or those wishing to learn are most welcome.

For more details contact (Mike Neale – tower Captain)

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  • Tower: Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling (6 bells, 6-3-25)

Practice night Friday, 19:30-21:00 (call to confirm). Sundays: 10:30-11:30 3rd Sunday (Jan-June).