Bells and Bell Ringing Links
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- Abel Simulator
- BBC Bells on Sunday
- Bell Founders, Bellhangers, etc
Bell Muffles :
Bell muffles made by Wilf Groves are easy to fit and remove, as they are secured by double sided Velcro. Each set of leather muffles is supplied with a bag embroidered with your church tower or logo.
- Bell Recordings and Videos
- Books about Bell Ringing
The Central Council's Ringing Bibliography with links to other books and reading matter.
- Books about Bell Ringing and Lincolnshire, by Dr John R Ketteringham MBE :
Note: Lincolnshire Bells and Bellfounders - Amendment list 2 now downloadable.
- Campanophile - The Ringers' Online Resource
- Central Council Collection of Quarter Peal Compositions
Change Ringing Resources (aka Ringing Info) :
This website, created and maintained by Roger Bailey, gives access to a wide variety of sites covering all aspects of bell ringing.
Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers :
Ronald H Dove's "Guide to the Church Bells of Britain and Ringing Peals of the World" was published in eight editions from 1950 to 1994. Shortly before he died, Ron handed over the production of the book, which has become an indispensable aid to bell ringers, to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers, which produced a ninth edition. This link is to the online version.
- Felstead Peal Records :
Initially collected by the late Canon Kenneth WH Felstead, shows basic details of peals rung at towers.
- Great War Memorial Book of Church Bell Ringers
This book is maintained by the Central Council; the linked page is for the Lincoln Diocesan Guild.
- Keltek Trust :
The Trust helps churches to acquire surplus and/or redundant bells to hang for English-style full-circle ringing.
- National 12-bell Striking Contest : Main site - see also 2008 final at Lincoln [Click for 2008 website]
- National Bell Register
- Peals rung since 1985 (peals.co.uk) :
This website was created by the late William J Hall, now run by The Ringing World.
- Pealbase :
Drew Craddock's database of all peals rung since 1972, searchable by ringer, with other statistics etc.
- Saxilby Ringing Simulators
Ringing Roadshow 2008 : the year's major event for all ringers - at Stoneleigh Park Exhibition and Conference Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LZ
The Ringing World :
Official Journal of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers - weekly journal for Church Bell Ringers since 1911.
- Virtual Tower Tour
Visual Method Archive allows you to view and print blue lines for methods. You can also check if a method has been rung and named, and edit place notations to create new methods.
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