Advent Belfry.Peter makes sure the delivery guy doesn't drop it all on the sidewalk. (Photographer: Dianne S P Cermak, Boston)
 
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Change Ringing? What's That?

Change Ringing is . . .
A team sport
A musical performance
An antique art &
A demanding pattern-based exercise
. . . All at once!

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Announcements

Jul 28—Make your Hotel reservations early for the 2015 AGM - The AGM is occurring on the same weekend as the regional Red River Revel Arts festival begins on the Shreveport Riverfront More...


Jul 25—Hendersonville Accommodations. Greetings all, this provides some specific ideas on places to stay for the Ringing Weekend of 19-23 August. More...


Jul 21—Please will all people taking photos for the Clapper use good lighting? There were some wonderful photos I couldn't use for this issue (July 2015) simply because they were too More...


Jul 7—Anniversary Celebration Hendersonville Bells Extended Weekend Thursday, August 20 to Sunday, August 23, 2015 More...


Jun 7—Registration update for the 2015 AGM at St. Mark's Cathedral in Shreveport, Louisiana - More


Feb 25—The ninth annual Pittsburgh ringing course will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 31 July - 2 August 2015. More...

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Feb 6—Ring Around Charleston: February 26-28, 2016 More...

UPDATE: Note the registration website with hotel and other information is now live: link

Event Reports

Farewell to Ross Finbow Jun 5–7. Don Morrison

Plus 4 responses

250th Anniversary Clock and Bells Sep 20–21. Kit Matthew

2014 NAGCR AGM in Washington DC Elizabeth M Sinclair

2014 Pittsburgh ringing course Aug 8–10. Michael Hinton

2nd Annual Illinois Tower Bell Bash May 31 – Jun 1. Tom Farthing

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Highlights from Our Store

The New Ringer's Book
Harrison and Lewis
A spiral bound book written for the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers Education Committee. An excellent resource for both student and teacher with many photos and diagrams.

157 pages

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Performances

Jul 26—1312 Oxford TB Major, Minneapolis

Jul 26—1282 Cambridge Surprise Royal, Washington

Jul 26—1344 Kent Treble Bob Maximus, Minneapolis

Jul 26—1320 Cambridge Surprise Minor, Minneapolis

Jul 26—1260 Stedman Doubles, Boston

Jul 25—1312 Kent Treble Bob Major, Minneapolis

Jul 25—1250 Oxford TB Minor, Minneapolis

Jul 24—1400 Kent Treble Bob Royal, Minneapolis

Jul 23—1320 Grandsire Doubles, Québec

Jul 22—1259 Plain Bob Minor, Pittsburgh

The Clapper


Spring Clapper - 2015

Photo of the Day

In honor of Hendersonville's Apple Festival, apple orchards and growers, our "spider" is a turned wooden apple, made by Charlie Black, Charleston, SC.
 [A spider is the place to store the ropes when not in use; it is pulled up to the ceiling out of reach]
In honor of Hendersonville's Apple Festival, apple orchards and growers, our "spider" is a turned wooden apple, made by Charlie Black, Charleston, SC. [A spider is the place to store the ropes when not in use; it is pulled up to the ceiling out of reach]. (Photographer: Connie Engle, Hendersonville, NC, Jan 1978)

Photo and Video Albums

Spring Dinner Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, Mar 2014 A Thomas Miller

AGM 2013 Hendersonville St. James Episcopal Church, Hendersonville, N.C. , Sep 2013 Joy Franklin

Sonando Cambios New York, Dec 2009 Nancy Garcia

Philadelphia Spring Dinner Philadelphia, Mar 2012 A Thomas Miller

New York City Area Meeting New York, Dec 2011 John Danaher

Member Discussions

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Ballot 2014
Madeleine Cheesman
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Bell Simulator
Lynn G Blair
Plus responses from Christopher Colon, Linda Rankin
Renew online?
Laura Dickerson
Plus responses from A Thomas Miller, Frederick DuPuy
Where Can I Find a Ringing Box?
Paul Windels III
Plus responses from Bruce N Butler, Paul Windels III

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