Tag Archives: Bell Ringing Recruitment

An unusual experience

By on 14-Dec-2017 - Coming top of the Google search lists, the Association of Ringing Teachers (ART) currently receives around 400 enquiries a year, mostly from people wishing to learn to ring. However, some of the more unusual enquiries include people wishing to learn to ring tunes on handbells, restore their tower bells, or for an unusual ‘experience’ as […] Read more

Starting a new band at Broseley

By on 29-Jul-2017 - In 2013, a fellow ringer suggested we start a monthly practice at Broseley in Shropshire with a view to establishing a new band; there hadn’t been an active band there in several years. I mentioned this to a friend, Teresa, who is also the landlady of a local pub (so I see her quite often!), […] Read more

Learning the Ropes: ART on Lancashire’s Fylde Coast

By on 10-Jul-2017 - The millions of tourists who flock every year to the Fylde coast to enjoy its glorious sunshine were joined on Saturday, 8th. July, 2017 by Graham Nabb and Paul Lewis from the Association of Ringing Teachers (ART), to deliver Module 1 of the ‘ART Training Scheme’ to the Fylde branch of the Lancashire Association of […] Read more

Module 1 Course, 18th February at South Petherton

By on 23-Feb-2017 - There is currently a lot of breast beating about the future of ringing, the ageing population of ringers and the difficulty of recruiting young people. I have been aware of localised pockets of success reversing this decline as witness the number of teams entering the Ringing World National Youth Contest and the Birmingham teaching programme. […] Read more