THE AUTUMN TRAINING DAY WILL BE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24.

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL EVENT, USING ZOOM AND THE RINGING ROOM

To help you participate, it will be useful for you to read the  Virtual Ringing Guide .

To help ensure the the day can be as well-organised around your own needs as possible, PLEASE REGISTER BY EMAILING This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. BEFORE ATTENDING.   

  • HOW TO JOIN THE TRAINING DAY

Click on this link to join. You may be held in a waiting room for a few minutes. Do not be put off by this; unfortunately, it can't be helped. If required, enter the password : 998502

  • MORNING SESSION : 10.00 TO MIDDAY

This will be for tower captains and other leaders who want to learn how to use Zoom and the Ringing Room to practice with their bands and keep their teams ringing until COVID has gone away and normal tower ringing can resume without restrictions.

  • AFTERNOON SESSION : 2 pm - 4.30 PM

THIS IS FOR YOU IF YOU ARE A RELATIVELY NEW OR INEXPERIENCED RINGER.

IT WILL BE A CONFIDENCE BUILDER

BY RINGING IN THE VIRTUAL BELFRY, YOU WILL LEARN SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE YOU CAN PUT TO WORK WHEN YOU GO BACK TO PROPER RINGING.

We will learn to ring by listening, counting  and rhythm

  • No need to worry, "Who do I ring after ?". No need to worry what the rope is doing.
  • How to ring rounds and strike accurately.
  • How to count the beats in the change.
  • How to come in on the right beat.
  • How to lead with an open handstroke.
  • How to lead without need the tenor to be last every time.
  • How to ring last

PLANNED ACTIVITIES in small groups :

  • Ringing and striking rounds well
  • Counting places
  • Starting on four bells and working up to eight
  • Dodging up and dodging down
  • Making places
  • Learning a simple, musical, interesting and very useful method : Bastow minimus, minor and major.

 

Until it is feasible to plan another real training event, please make regular visits to the  resource page where we hope you will find something interesting and useful.