Isle of Wight Officers and Towers

  • Contact Mary Tester - Telephone: 01983 551486 Address: Granfers Cottage, Southdown Lane, Chale, Ventnor, PO38 2LJ Email: Use Form
Ringing Masters:
Deputy Ringing Master:
Executive Committee Rep: Margaret Downer
Publicity Officer:
Independent examiner:
  • Contact Steve Noyes - Postal address is Ken Cottage, Upper Lane, Brighstone, Newport. PO30 4AT Email: Use Form



Tower, Bells and Postcode Ringing Times Contact click for map
Arreton, St George - 6 Bells, Tenor 8-2 cwt
Arreton Ringing Times - Sunday: 10.45a.m. to 11.15a.m. (2nd Sunday only) Practice: Monday 7.30.p.m. to 9.00p.m. (Except Bank Holidays).
Contact Mary Tester (District Secretary) - Telephone:  07710 219740 Email: Use form
PO30 3AB
Brading Photograph by Jen Churchill Brading, St Mary - 8 Bells, Tenor 9-3-19 cwt
Brading Ringing Times - Sundays: We ring every Sunday mornings at 8:50am to 9:20am. We only ring for evening services on special occasions, and then usually there is a quarter peal attempt, but visiting ringers are welcome for morning ringing always. Practice:  Our practice night is on Thursdays, 7:00pm – 9:00pm and visiting ringers are always welcome to boost our … Continue reading Brading Ringing Times
Contact Nita-Marghanita Allen - Email: Use Form  
PO36 0ED
Brighstone, St Mary the Virgin - 8 Bells, Tenor 7-1 cwt
Brighstone Ringing Times - Sundays: Most Sundays 10:15 until 11:00, but the 5th Sunday may be variable; see brighstoneringing.htm for any changes to ringing times. Practice: Friday 6.30 to 8.00 (on open bells) primarily for change ringing Tuesdays 7.00-8.00 (on the simulator) primarily for rounds & call changes
Contact Steve Noyes - Postal address is Ken Cottage, Upper Lane, Brighstone, Newport. PO30 4AT Email: Use Form
PO30 4QH
Carisbrooke Photograph by Jen Churchill Carisbrooke, Priory Church of St. Mary - 10 Bells, Tenor 20-1cwt
Carisbrooke Ringing Times - Sundays: 9.00am Practice: Friday 7.30pm
PO30 5JZ
Chale, St Andrew - 6 Bells, Tenor 8-1 cwt
Chale Ringing Times - Sundays: Ringing variable, please phone Tower Secretary Practice: Thursday 2:00pm
Contact Lyn Atkinson - Telephone: 01983 730582 Address: Lowecliffe Cottage, The Terrace, Chale, Ventnor, PO38 2HL Email: Use Form
PO38 2HA
Freshwater Photograph by Rosemary Oakeshott Freshwater, All Saints - 6 Bells, Tenor 16-2cwt
Freshwater Ringing Times - Sundays: 9.00am Practice: Wednesday 6:00pm
Contact John Smith - Email: Use form
PO40 9BP
Godshill, All Saints - 6 Bells, Tenor 8-3cwt
Godshill Ringing Times - Sundays: 10.30am Practice: Friday
Contact Mike Marlow - Address: 3 Budbridge Cottages, Budbridge Lane, Merstone, PO30 3DH Telephone: 07811 712211 Email: Use form
PO38 3HH
Newchurch Photograph by David Forder Newchurch, All Saints - 6 Bells 7-0 cwt
Newchurch Ringing Times - Sundays: 9.00 – 9.30am (2nd & 4th) Practice: Thursday 7.30-9.00pm No ringing at present due to tower in need of repairs.
Contact Jill Taylor - Telephone: 01983 867449 Email: Use Form
PO36 0NN
Newport Minster Ringing Times - NO RINGING UNTIL END OF APRIL 2022 DUE TO BUILDING WORK IN THE MINSTER. Practice: Monday Sundays: 10.00-10.30am
PO30 1SL
Niton Photograph by John Palk Niton, St John the Baptist - 6 Bells, Tenor 9cwt
Niton Ringing Times - Sundays: 8.45am (1st, 2nd & 3rd), 17:30 4th, 5th by arrangement. Practice: Thursday by arrangement
Contact Mary McCallum - Telephone: 01983 731271 Email: Use Form
PO38 2BT
Ryde Photo by John Stock Ryde - 8 Bells, Tenor 26-2cwt
RYDE Ringing Times - Sundays: Morning 9.00-9.30am, no evening ringing currently Practice: Tuesday 7.30 – 9.00pm Any ringers wishing to visit please contact tower captain John Stock. We have had to implement the locking of the door after 8pm on practice night so on arrival to a practice if you find the door at the base of the tower … Continue reading RYDE Ringing Times
Contact John Stock - Telephone: 01983 719502 Email: Use Form
Contact Joan Parry - Email: Use Form
PO33 3BG
Shanklin Photograph by Rosemary Oakeshott Shanklin, St Saviour-on-the-Cliff - 8 Bells, Tenor 18-0-14 cwt
Shanklin Ringing Times - Practices at Shanklin are every Wednesday from 6.30-8.30pm. Service ringing is every Sunday from 10:15-10:55.  
Contact Jan Hookey - Email use form:
PO37 6AN
Shorwell Photograph by Andrew G Craddock for TowerBase Shorwell, St Peter - 6 Bells, Tenor 9cwt
Shorwell Ringing Times - Sundays: Ringing variable, please phone Tower Secretary Practice: Saturday 5.00pm (by arrangement)
Contact Clarence Challoner - Telephone:  01983 526659
PO30 3JN
Swanmore (Ryde) Bell Ringing Times - NO RINGING PERMITTED – CHURCH CLOSED.
PO33 3EH
Whitwell Photograph by John Palk Whitwell, SS Mary and Rhadegund - 6 Bells, Tenor 6-1-18cwt
Whitwell Ringing Times - Sundays: Ringing variable, please phone Tower Secretary Practices:   Wednesday 7.30pm
Contact Sue Day - Telephone: 01983 730478 (evenings) Address: Trenale, High Street, Whitwell. Ventnor. PO38 2PY Email: Use Form
PO38 2RA

Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers