Tag: Learn to Ring

Birmingham School of Bell Ringing

Birmingham School of Bell Ringing – the return

After an 18-month gap, School sessions resumed on Saturday 18 September. In some ways, starting again was very much like our original launch in 2013 – two towers, covering two skills, with a small number of students. Except this time we have the benefit of 8 years of experience behind us, which has given us…
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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”.

Graduation success!

Christine Barnell has become the first student to graduate from the Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Before joining the School Christine had already had one go at learning to ring, but had given up, not feeling she had ever gained enough confidence with bell control. A friend persuaded her to try again and pointed her…
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What a weekend!

Congratulations to 2 of our students on ringing their first quarter peals this weekend: Paul Mobey and Chloë Harris took part in Arthur Reeves’ quarter peal afternoon on Saturday before the St Martin’s Guild AGM. Paul rang the treble to Grandsire Double at Smethwick:http://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/view.php?id=987899 and Chloë rang the treble to Plain Bob Doubles at Handsworth:…
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Mike reaches quarter peal milestone

Two successes in one day! Hot on the heels of Jenny, Mike too has scored his first quarter peal: http://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/view.php?id=982437

Jenny joins the “quarter peal” club

Well done to Jenny, who scored her first quarter peal today – Grandsire Doubles on the treble. Congratulations! http://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/view.php?id=982436