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Birmingham School of Bell Ringing

Brierley Hill – First Practice Update

Tony Daw writes: Excellent and well run practice at Brierley Hill this evening with Call Changes, “Rounds & Backrounds” Plain Bob, Grandsire and Stedman Triples and Kent and Cambridge Major. The “Celebrations” chocolates were appropriate. Well done Jenny and Tim Sunter. Tim Sunter writes: Jen and I would like to thank everyone who turned up…
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Silent Tower Reopens

Congratulations to BSoBR students Jenny and Tim Sunter on achieving their goal! Tim Sunter writes: After two and a half years of learning with the school, we are pleased to announce that Brierley Hill, St Michael’s, will commence bell ringing practice nights on Friday 28th October, 7.45pm until 9pm. We would love it if you…
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Foundation Skills Workshop

Many of the helpers we have at the School, whilst more than comfortable with traditional methods, are new to some of the “stepping stones” exercises that we are using to give students a thorough grounding in the foundation skills which lead to confidence and understanding when getting to grips with method ringing. Building those foundation…
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BSoBR wins ART Award

Clare McArdle and the Birmingham School of Bell Ringing won the ‘ART Award for Innovation in Recruitment or Retention’ (which was accompanied by an award of £400).

Another brick in the wall….

We’ve added another certificate to our “Wall of fame” at St Paul’s. Well done Janet on gaining accreditation to ART for “teaching Elementary Change Ringing”.

Mike reaches quarter peal milestone

Two successes in one day! Hot on the heels of Jenny, Mike too has scored his first quarter peal:

Jenny joins the “quarter peal” club

Well done to Jenny, who scored her first quarter peal today – Grandsire Doubles on the treble. Congratulations!

Triple success for Tim

Triple success for Tim today at Harborne – first quarter peal, tick; first quarter covering, tick; Level 3 Learning the Ropes complete, tick. Phew! Well done Tim.

Congratulations and well done!

Congratulations to Christine on achieving Level 4. Well on the way to Level 5 now: Will she be the first student to graduate?…….

New term gets off to a good start

We’re two weeks in to the new term and the decision to operate a 3 tower rotation to ease the strain on helper numbers is proving to be a good one. We have the resources to work at full capacity throughout September. So how does it work? The flagship tower, Tower A (St Paul’s), continues…
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