DCA hold numerous events including a regular practice which takes place every first Saturday of the month (7pm-9pm), all welcome. (A £1.50 steepleage charge applies).

These events include frequent training workshops as well as outings.

For a complete list of DCA events (practices and workshops) please refer to the bellboard diary at

As part of the 40th anniversary of the formation of the DCA, the association decided to set up a page on bell board to record performances to celebrate this anniversary. You can view the page using the link

Below are some current highlighed events which may be of interest:

Dorset County Association — Ring Something Simple Workshop

10:00 – 12:00 GMT 1st Saturday of the month.

Have you recently started ringing or do you ring anything between Rounds and Plain Hunt? If so, this is for you. Lots of call changes, bell control activities and elements of learning rope sight, alongside ringing up and down. Trained Ringing Teachers on hand to support. A chance to network with likeminded ringers. Steepleage £1.50

Places must be booked in advance via

Dorset County Association — Dorset 7s & 8s

10:00 – 12:00 BST Saturday, 11th November 2023 and Saturday, 9th December 2023 at Bryanston (St Martin, Bryanston School), Dorset

Open to all ringers in Dorset, regardless of the societies they belong to, with an ability to already ring Plain Bob Doubles and/or Grandsire Doubles inside who wish to extend their ringing journey into Triples and Major. If you can already ring Triples and Major methods you will also be most welcome. This is a mixture of training, practice and workshop on the simulator, courtesy Bryanston Ringing Centre.