Tag Archives: Learning to Ring

Island Life – by Helen McGregor

By on 02-Nov-2019 - The most southerly ART Ringing Centre in the UK is on the delightful island of Alderney. With a population varying between only 1300 and 1500, depending on the season, front doors are not locked, cars are parked with keys in, bank tellers have no glass screens, passengers on the flights/ferry to Guernsey/UK embark by first […] Read more

First Time at a Striking Competition

By on 06-Aug-2019 - I started learning to ring in March 2018, in Nassington, Northamptonshire. I’ll always be grateful that they took me under their wings to help me learn to competently handle a bell. We have two ART teachers at our tower and both have been extremely supportive and encouraging. They’ve never let us stand still with our […] Read more

Module 1 at St Laurence in Thanet – 24th March 2018

By on 29-Mar-2018 -  “Many thanks for an excellent course.  We all learned a great deal and are most grateful to you for the positive, encouraging way you allayed our nerves and fears” “Very inspiring and informative, now I need some new ringers” “Thank you for a very useful course. It helped me having watched an ART Teacher over […] Read more

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

LtR Ringers invited to ring at Canterbury Cathedral

By on 01-Dec-2015 - On the 22nd October 2015 ringers from Minster, Monkton and Wingham had the rare privilege to ring the bells at Canterbury Cathedral. To do this they had to be checked by a ringing instructor from Margate to see if they were up to the high standard, and they all passed. Its good to get ringers […] Read more