The cathedral is a ring of twelve bells and is the only twelve bell tower in Cornwall. Originally ten bells were hung and dedicated on the 21 June 1910. An additional four bells were added in 2011.
The ring of twelve bells are in the key of Db with two semitones which allows for different combinations of bells to be rung:
A ring of twelve
Two rings of ten
Two rings of eight
Four rings of six.
The bells are rung every Sunday for the Eucharist service and Evensong, other special services, weddings and funerals and to mark special occasions of local and national significance.
Ringing for the Eucharist every Sunday between 9:30 and 10:00
Ringing for Evensong 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday between 15:30 and 16:00
Ringing for Evensong 2nd and 4th Sunday between 15:00 and 16:00
The bell ringers practice most Tuesday evenings between 19:30 and 21:00, meeting at 19:25 at the Crypt door at the eastern end of the Cathedral adjacent to the car park. If you arrive after the door is locked you can phone us on 07966 844250. Visiting ringers are welcome to join us for both practice and service ringing. Please contact the Ringing Master (01872) 277117 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Secretary (01872) 320113 for further information.
Read the latest blog from Robert Perry, Ringing Master at Truro Cathedral