Learning Resources

Follow the links below to find out more about bell ringing.

General Ringing Resources

Discover Bell Ringing – An overview of bells and ringing

What is Bell Ringing? – The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

Fundamental Ringing Terms – a document containing most commonly used ringing terms to help a ringer “learn the language”.

Bell Ringing Teaching Organisations

The Association of Ringing Teachers – a resource for recruitment, learning to ring and keeping in touch with ringers throughout the world.

Learning The Ropes – The progressive training scheme developed by the Association of Ringing Teachers featuring Tower Talk newsletter keeping in touch with ringers everywhere.

Recommended Ringing Videos

The Birmingham Bellringers ringing the Liverpool Pierhead Bells – magnificant ringing on 12 bells recorded on the occasion of the national 12-bell striking competition in June 2011

Half Muffled Ringing for Remembrance in 2019 – Sunday service ringing at Great Gransden (Cambs)

Change Ringing on Handbells – Examples

Plain Bob Minor in the Crown & Cushion PH in March 2017

Society of Cambridge Youth (Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht 2015) – ringing Stedman Cinques

Bell Ringing Organisations

CCCBR (Central Council of Church Bell Ringers) – the representative body for all those involved in ringing church bells.

The Ely Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers (EDA) – our local association, supporting ringers in the Diocese of Ely.

Other Resources

Many other resources can be found on social media including YouTube. There are too many to mention here but pelase contact us if you would like help with any aspect of change ringing.

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