Tag Archives: Recruiting new bell ringers

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

Lily rings on Sunday for the first time, after starting eight weeks ago

By on 25-Jul-2017 - Not only did Lily Tang come and help with the fun-day at Bermondsey on Saturday, but Lily rang for her first Sunday service at Greenwich on Sunday morning. Lily only had her first lesson at Greenwich eight weeks ago, but she rang the third to some very creditable rounds and simple call-changes on the front […] Read more

Bermondsey Community Fun Day – highly successful

By on 25-Jul-2017 - On Saturday 22 July, the Parish of Bermondsey held a Community Fun Day in aid of restoring the ‘Joy Slide’ which once sat in the Churchyard. The old wooden slide, which was built in 1921 and brought delight to generations of Bermondsey children, was donated by Arthur Carr, Chairman of Peak Freans, whose biscuit factory […] Read more

New Ringers’ success at Newton St Loe and Corston

By on 04-Apr-2016 - My mentor, Rob Perry and I had rung for some years at Marksbury, near Bath, but out of the blue one day all ringing was stopped there due to frame movement causing cracking of the tower. To suddenly have our bells pronounced ‘unringable’ and to have no ‘home’ tower is a really strange feeling. We […] Read more