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Welcome to handbells.de. Here you will find a short overview and information about handbells and handbellchoirs in Germany and especially the Handglockenchor der Adventgemeinde Hamburg in which I used to play handbells.

Handbellchoirs in Germany

City Name of the handbellchoir Date of foundation
Aldenhoven Handglockenchor an der ev. Gemeinde in Aldenhoven September 1986
Aschaffenburg Aschaffenburger Handglockenchor 1979
Bad Kreuznach Bocque auf Glocque April 2007
Berlin Bells Angels March 2001
Bottrop Revier-Glocken-Chor October 1985
Bremen Bremer Glockenchor 2006
Caputh Peace Bell Choir Caputh 1989
Dabel Dabeler Handglockenchor Summer 1987
Eschweiler Evangelischer Handglockenchor Eschweiler September 1984
Frankfurt Sanctuary Ringers July 2004
Gera Handglockenchor Gera September 2000
Gescher Handglockenchor im Verein zur Förderung des Glockenmuseums der Stadt Gescher e.V. January 1989
Gotha Handglockenchor Gotha August 1987
Hamburg Handglockenchor der Adventgemeinde Hamburg March 1989
Hannover Handglockenchor Hannover April 1997
Herford Handglockenchor der ev. Kreuz-Kirchengemeinde Herford 1994
Hüttenberg Handglockenchor der Gesamtschule Schwingbach June 1993
Düsseldorf-Kaiserswerth Kaiserswerther Handglockenchor Autumn 1989
Karlsruhe Handglockenchor Karlsruhe April 2015
Kassel Handglockenchor der St. Michaelis Gemeinde December 1998
Loquard Handglockenchor CAMPANELLA 1986
Mannheim Handglockenchor Mannheim 2006
Nürnberg First English Handbell Choir 1995
Pilsum Handglockenchor Pilsum October 1986
Rahden Handglockenchor Rahden October 2013
Schönaich GLOX e.V. 2013
Schwalmstadt Hephata Handglockenchor Late Autumn 1973
Stuttgart Handglocken AG der Schillerschule GHWRS February 2001
Stuttgart Stuttgart Community Bell Choir ?
Weimar Handglockenchor der evangelisch-freikirchlichen Gemeinde Weimar 1995
Wiedensahl Handglockenchor der evangelisch lutherischen Kirchengemeinde Wiedensahl March 1987
Lutherstadt Wittenberg Handglockenchor Schloßkirche Wittenberg 2011
Wuppertal Bethesda Glockenchor 1996
Your handbellchoir is not listed here? Please send an email to me (info@handbells.de) so I can change that.

If you are a leader or a member of a handbellchoir which is not listed here, please send information about your handbellchoir to info@handbells.de. Corrections and more detailed information are also very welcome.

CD Beside Still Waters There is a handbell-CD from the handbellchoir of the adventist church Hamburg which you can order here.

This homepage is only an overview of the handbellchoirs in Germany. For more detailed information please visit the German website handglocken.de. I am sorry, but there is not translation of all those pages available in English.

Please send any comments and corrections to info@handbells.de.
Last modified November 12th, 2016