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Diary Dates:

The next event will be…

  • Saturday 16th December: Ashford District Christmas Event at Kingsnorth (tbc) 3pm start. Ringing, cake and a quiz.


  • District venues TBC
  • Easter Monday 1st April: Kent County Association AGM Hosted by the Rochester District.

Weekly Practices:

If you fancy venturing out during the week- below is a list of practice nights that would welcome your attendance.



Ashford 7:50-9:00 (Usually preceded by a pre practice quarter peal)



Willesborough 7:30-9:00 (every third Thursday) 



(If you hold a regular practice and would like to add your practice to this list please let me know.)

Bethersden Bells

As many of you know, there is a project in progress to have the lovely, but challenging, bells at Bethersden rehung (but not tuned).

Here is a link to the Bethersden ringers’ Crowdfunding page:


The link for the online training can be found here:

KCACR Safeguarding Resources –

Ashford District Officers:

Chairman– Brian Butcher  

Secretary- Edward Neate

Secretary- Helen Marshall  

Treasurer- Sue Atkinson  

Ringing Masters- Edward Neate – Charles Sinden  

District Rep– Brian Butcher

Useful Links:

Kent County Association of Change Ringers

Central Council of Church Bell Ringers


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