Region: Sussex County Association Change Ringers

Sussex County Association Change Ringers

The Sussex County Association Change Ringers ( was founded on 24 January 1885. Today there are over 1300 members from more than 100 church towers right across the county.

The Association’s activities are organized by an elected group of officers who meet regularly through the year. The who’s who page lists the current Association officers.

The Association is divided into four areas and each of these divisions has its own elected officers who arrange social events and ringing practices. Go to the calendar to see what is coming up.

There is a long history of bells being hung in the churches of Sussex, a number are still in existence that, although not dated, can with confidence be dated back to the thirteenth century. Gradually single bells were added to, and bell fittings were altered to give more control over the sounding of them. Bell foundries were established in Sussex to cast new bells for local churches due in part to the problems of transporting heavy goods any distance… more

Although their university societies are currently dormant, students from Brighton & Sussex are very welcome to join the ringers at Brighton on Mondays from 19:45-21:15. For more information please contact: Gavin Bennett () / Tel: 07977 594696.

St Peter – Mondays: 1st, 3rd & 5th (10 bells, 25-2-0),
Tel: 07977 594696 or 07710 085403 if unable to get in.
St Nicholas – Mondays: 2nd & 4th (10 bells, 18-0-20),

Chichester University

The nearest tower is Chichester Cathedral but all the local towers around would make any ringer most welcome! For more information please contact: .

Chichester Cathedral (8 bells, 18-1-12) Sun: 9:00-10:00 & Weds: 19:30-21:00
Contact: Dr H. McNaughton, 01243 543410,
St Mary’s, Funtington (6 bells, 5-3-21)
Holy Trinity, Bosham (6 bells, 13-0-7)
St Mary the Virgin, Aldingbourne (5 bells, 6-1-14)
St Mary’s, Yapton (6 bells, 6-2-12)
St Mary the Virgin, Felpham (8 bells, 11-3-6)
St Richard, Aldwick (6 bells, 7-3-26)
St Thomas a Becket, Pagham (6 bells, 7-2-7)