Old North bells.Chatting over barbecue. (Photographer: Dianne S P Cermak, Houston, Apr 2010)
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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
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Jun 7—Registration is open 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...

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Event Reports

Farewell to Ross Finbow Jun 5–7. Don Morrison

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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.

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Resources & Links


Bells for Charleston William Hronas

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On Conducting Ross J Finbow

‘First Peal 2015’ and the North American Guild Rick DuPuy

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North American Peal Ringing 2013 Don Morrison

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

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Jul 2—1280 Plain Bob Major, Washington

Jul 1—1400 Kent Treble Royal, Fairfax

Jun 30—1259 Grandsire Caters, Washington

Jun 29—1284 Spliced Plain Royal, Chevy Chase

Jun 28—1259 Doubles, Pittsburgh

Jun 28—1296 Grandsire Caters, Washington

Jun 27—5040 Doubles and Minor, Pittsburgh

The Clapper

Spring Clapper - 2015

Photo of the Day

Arthur, Danielle, Elaine, Rosalie
Arthur, Danielle, Elaine, Rosalie. (Photographer: Dianne S P Cermak, Groton)

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

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