Author Archives: Ruth Suggett

Missing Vowels Quiz

By on 18-Mar-2020 - Here are a some phrases you’re likely to hear in the tower. We’ve taken out the vowels and put in some misleading gaps! Have fun! 1.KPYRB CKST RKSN! 2.WHC NRN GNSNDY? 3.STRTCHP HGHTHND STRKE 4.BNDTLWR5.GPLNB BDBLS This little quiz first appeared in the January edition of Tower Talk Read more

Be Inspired! 50 Ringing Things Film

By on 31-Oct-2019 - Ross Havenhand, ringer from Doncaster – has recently achieved his Gold Plus award from 50 Ringing Things. He has captured some of the highlights in this great little video which you can watch on YouTube, and it might just inspire you to start ticking off some of the ‘things’ yourself! For more information on 50 […] Read more

Norwich City Nail Art!

By on 28-Oct-2019 - Football fans among you will recognise the Norwich City colours on these beautifully painted nails by Norfolk ringer Katie Wright. But this has got nothing to do with football – it’s just a nod to the very first Learning the Ropes Festival of Ringing held in Norwich in August. Mancroft Ringing Discovery CentreManager Nikki Thomas […] Read more

The International Bellfie

By on 01-Sep-2019 - Laura E. Goodin has been ringing for just over a year at St. James Old Cathedral in Melbourne, Australia.You can find out more about her writing at I travel a lot. It’s why I’ll never be rich. And now that I’m a bell ringer, travel has taken on a new allure: grabbing towers. It’s […] Read more

Learning the Ropes Festival – Saturday 3rd August 2019, Norwich

By on 16-Jul-2019 - A whole day event with bookable sessions covering a range of topics particularly relevant for ringers at Learning the Ropes Levels 2 and 3, including a foundation skills master-class, simulator ringing and raising and lowering. There are also opportunities for learning how to splice ropes, ringing on a mini-ring, and learning all about the social […] Read more