Looking straight up past the bells through the hatch into the steeple. (Photographer: Dianne S P Cermak, Boston)Actually inside the ringing rooom. (Photographer: Dianne S P Cermak, New York, Sep 2009)
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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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Apr 22—Washington 50th Anniversary Weekend: Registration Open! http://bit.ly/wrs50 More...

UPDATE: If you are interested in ordering a shirt for this event but are not planning...

Apr 7—Bells' Birthday Barbeque Bash in Philadelphia More...

Apr 4—The eighth annual Pittsburgh ringing course will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 8-10 August 2014. More...

Event Reports

Charleston Ringers Trek to Raleigh Apr 12. Kit Matthew

Toronto in Pittsburgh Feb 14–17. Don Morrison

A Successful Weekend in Toronto Nov 22–24. Robin Clarke

Plus 1 response

Washington, DC October 12 - 13 Oct 12. Andrew Mitchell

Brewster/Kent Area meeting focuses on Plain Major Oct 26. Paul Windels III

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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Resources & Links


Alternate source of bell information Carl Scott Zimmerman, Webmaster, TowerBells.org

The Smoke Ring Michael Hinton

Ideas for recruitment William Hronas

Plus 2 responses

2012 Quarter Peal analysis Rick DuPuy

Plus 2 responses

An early reference to Change Ringing? A Thomas Miller


Apr 22—1296 Cambridge Surprise Minor, Allesley

Apr 21—1260 Plain Bob Minor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Apr 20—1344 Grandsire Triples, New York

Apr 17—1280 Rutland Surprise Major, Washington

The Clapper

Winter 2014, Vol. 41, No. 1

Photo of the Day

Asher showing Joan how to handle the tail end
Asher showing Joan how to handle the tail end. (Photographer: Dianne S P Cermak, Boston)

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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Bell Simulator
Lynn G Blair
Renew online?
Laura Dickerson
Plus responses from A Thomas Miller
Where Can I Find a Ringing Box?
Paul Windels III
Plus responses from Bruce N Butler, Paul Windels III
How do you address lack of motivation from your ringers?
Lynn G Blair
Plus responses from Susan O'Neill

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