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Practise night:
Thursday evenings: 7.30 pm.

Service ringing:
Sunday morning: 9.30 am; Evensong: 6:00 pm.
We also ring for weddings throughout the year.

If you wish to arrange for the bells to be rung at your wedding, please click here to contact the Parish Office.

Captain of the Tower:
John Sutton  01384 820325 or 07956675990 or jsutton@blueyonder.co.uk

St. Mary's tower dates from the late 14th century.
It houses eight bells rung from a ringing chamber above the west porch. Records exist of all peals rung at Oldswinford since 1894.

Click here to listen to the bells ringing Stedman Triples.

Click here to listen to the bells ringing Old Swinford Surprise Major

 

Description of the bells

No.FounderPlaceDateDiameterWeightInscription
TrebleJohn TaylorLoughborough190225 ins4-1-15To the Glory of God and to commemorate the wedding day of William Cochrane and Eliza Collis. May 11th 1859
2John TaylorLoughborough190226 ins4-2-13To the Glory of God and to commemorate the wedding day of William Cochrane and Eliza Collis. May 11th 1859
3Matthew BagleyChacombe168727 ins5-0-1Mathew Bagley made mee.  1687
4Matthew BagleyChacombe168628.5 ins5-1-14Cantate Domino Canticum Novum M.Bagley  1686
5Henry BagleyChacombe168630.5 ins5-1-14Henry Bagley made mee  1686
6John TaylorLoughborough190233 ins6-2-18Recast by John Taylor & Co Loughborough Leicestershire 1902
7Matthew BagleyChacombe168637 ins8-0-24Mathew Bagley of Chacom made mee  1686
TenorAbel RudhallGloucester174040 ins10-3-12
in F#
I To the Church The Living Call And to the Grave do Summon All  A R 1740

 

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