Learn to Ring

In the Diocese of London there are over 100 churches or buildings with bells hung for full circle ringing. On a typical Sunday the bells of around 70% of these can be heard being rung either by the local band or by ringers from other towers. The remaining 30% are silent because there simply are no ringers to ring them or the bells are in need of restoration.

The Association is constantly seeking ways to address this situation. Contact with these ‘silent’ towers is made to first ensure that the bells are maintained and kept safe to be rung. Secondly,  to support any opportunity to train a local band.

 

Learn to ring this summer

Monday 21st to Friday 25th August
10 – 4.30 each day

Based at St Mary Abbott‘s in Kensington this one week course will introduce you to bell ringing, including handbells and the heritage of church bell ringing in a social, team setting for just £50.

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For more information or to apply email:
londonsummerbells17@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Summer School Poster

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By having regular ringing at every tower, ideally though the existence of a local band, the Association plays its part in ensuring the continuance of the ancient art of bell ringing. If you would like to find how you can participate in or support this living heritage we look forward to hearing from you using the form below.

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