Author Archives: Barbara Le Gallez

Listen and Strike Workshop at Stretham Ringing Education Centre

By on 29-Jun-2017 - The first ART Listen & Strike Workshop will be run at Stretham Ringing Education Centre (near Ely in Cambridgeshire) on the afternoon of SUNDAY 30th July, 2-7pm.   This workshop is open to any ringer who would like to improve their striking. It will help you: • Develop listening skills • Develop rhythm • Less […] Read more

I’ll never be like THAT…..

By on 06-Jul-2016 - … were my thoughts as a keen novice ringer. I had been observing older ringers, once very competent, who had been stuck teaching beginners for so long that they had forgotten how to ring anything remotely complicated. “I won’t let that happen to me”, I determined. Ten years on, trailing a long string of support […] Read more

Conducting Course at Stretham Ringing Education Centre

By on 15-Dec-2015 - Two conducting courses will be given on the 13th February 2016 at Stretham Ringing Education Centre by Nicholas Small. These courses were devised by Simon Linford on behalf of  ART and were over-subscribed when given at the REC in 2015. The courses are a mix of ringing and theory. The beginners’ course in the afternoon is for […] Read more

ART Conducting course given by Simon Linford at Stretham REC on 17/10/2015

By on 09-Nov-2015 - The course very successfully debunked the subject of conducting. The mix of theory and practical meant that brains never became overloaded before being given a chance to see what the theory meant in practice. At that point, the confusing juggling with letters resolved itself into “oh look, that bell was going before the others and […] Read more

Conducting Course at Stretham, Cambridgeshire – 17th October 2015

By on 07-Aug-2015 - On October 17th, two courses will be given at Stretham Ringing Education Centre by Simon Linford, who devised the course on behalf of ART.  Simon is a very experienced conductor on all numbers of bells, having conducted over 250 peals including a number of records.  However Simon likes nothing more than helping other ringers achieve […] Read more