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

Full of Eastern Promise – by John Loveless, ART member and teacher at Campton, Beds

By on 16-Oct-2019 - We knew going to Singapore to teach ringing would be no holiday, but 11 days of hard work. Our brief was to introduce bell-ringing to Singapore Cathedral, with its fine new 25cwt ring of 12, training members of the Cathedral community to handle a bell using the Learning the Ropes scheme. Starting on 7 August, […] Read more

Cornwall course rings resounding success!

By on 14-Oct-2019 - The Module 1 Course on Bell Handling at Paul in Cornwall on Saturday 19th October with Pip Penney was a resounding success!  Such amazingly positive feedback from everyone: Enjoyable course thank you.  Hope to return for M2F soon. Pip is clearly a very skilled ringer – but she can also TEACH! So often those two […] Read more

Recent Successes

By on 09-Oct-2019 - In the third quarter of 2019, 290 certificates were awarded to ringers at the various stages of Learning the Ropes (LtR) as shown below. Last year’s numbers are given for comparison Level 1: Bell Handling 141 (167) Level 2: Foundation Ringing Skills 103 (83) Level 3: Introduction to Change Ringing 27 (21) Level 4: Novice […] Read more

Reflections of an M1 Course on Bell Handling

By on 07-Oct-2019 - What did attendees really think? A really useful day. I will go and put it into action immediately! I liked the tutor’s attitude and approach. I feel that I have learnt a lot and look forward to the next module. I felt able to ask any questions I had and enjoyed working with the rest […] Read more