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The bells

The Hexham Abbey Bell Ringers are a committed band who support the Sunday services and can ring for weddings and occasional celebratory services. They rehearse on Thursday evenings.

Hexham has Ten Bells:

BellNoteWeightFounderYear
TrebleG#5-0-21Whitechapel1999
2ndF#5-1-03Whitechapel1999
3rdE5-1-0T. Lester1742
4thD#5-2-0T. Mears1836
5thC#6-0-0Mears and Stainbank1884
6thB6-2-2Whitechapel1977
7thA9-0-0Mears and Stainbank1884
8thG#11-0-0T. Mears1801
9thF#13-1-0Mears and Stainbank1884
TenorE21-1-16Mears and Stainbank1924

Ringing Times:

Sunday Services9.15 am to 9.55 am*5.30 pm to 6.25 pm
Thursday Practice7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

*The Sunday evening ringing on the first Sunday of each month usually takes the form of a quarter peal attempt.

Advanced Practices at Hexham Abbey are on Tuesdays (usually last in month) and start at 7.30pm

The bells are available for visiting bands and occasionally for peal attempts.

More information may be found here