Big Wilf’s velcro-fastening church bell muffles


  • tailor-made for the weight of bell and size/shape of clapper
  • made from 2.8, 4 or 5 mm veg-tanned leather hide with bull hide tops all stitched and glued
  • stitched and riveted for a secure long lasting age
  • industrial-strength velcro fastening
  • all muffles guaranteed for 5 years


  • bells up to 18cwt - £38.00 each
  • up to 36cwt - £44.00 each
  • up to 48cwt - £48.00 each
  • over 48cwt - p.o.a.
  • for wooden-shafted clappers - £80.00 each
  • secondary muffles (for double muffling) - £34.00 each

Double set of muffles for Chester Cathedral.

Video/Audio Clips

Ringing with Big Wilf’s muffles:

Half muffled call changes at Lustleigh, Devon [YouTube clip].

Half muffled ringing at St Mary’s Basilica, Sydney [YouTube clip].

Stedman Doubles (half muffled) at Rodbourne Cheney, Swindon [YouTube clip].

Fully muffled ringing from St Mary’s, Barton upon Humber to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War [YouTube clip].

The back ten at St Mary le Tower, Ipswich, ringing Grandsire Caters on 11 November 2013 [YouTube clip].

The new twelve at Great St Mary, Cambridge [YouTube clip].

Try-out of new muffles at St Mary’s, Southampton [YouTube clip].

The bells of Llandaff Cathedral, Remembrance Sunday 2015 [M4A file, 2Mb].

The bells of St Erme, Cornwall, ringing Grandsire Doubles (recorded by Eric Bannister) [MP3 file, 1.06Mb].



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