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Bellringing at Croydon Minster

Croydon Minster is dedicated to St. John the Baptist and serves the community of Croydon in the Diocese of Southwark.  Its tower houses a fine peal of 12 bells (tenor: 37 cwt in C#)  cast by Gillett and Johnston in 1936.  The tower and ringers are affiliated to the Surrey Association of Church Bell Ringers.

Practice is every Tuesday from 20:00 to 21:30
Service ringing on Sunday from 09:15 to 10:00

It is advisable for visitors to confirm in advance as times can change at short notice.  

Tower Captain: Mrs Shirley McGill   Tel: 0208 406 3083  

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Some account of the foundation, history and members of the Ancient Society of Croydon Ringers

"Countless generations of men have climbed those winding stairs, stairs that have survived the effects of time and fire and were mercifully preserved from enemy bombing, and have gathered in the ringing chamber, there to ply with nimble brain our subtle art"

This fascinating small book was written in 1950 by ringer James Cooper and tells the story of bell ringing at Croydon parish church from the first records in 1599 to the victory celebrations following world war 2.