Ringing World News

An RSS feed from The Ringing World of news bulletins on BellBoard.
  1. Taylor's on BBC Radio 4

    On Thursday 8th December at 11.30am BBC Radio 4 will broadcast a half-hour programme about Taylor’s of Loughborough bells and foundry.

    ‘Bells That Still Can Ring’: “an exploration of John Taylor & Co’s bell foundry in Loughborough and some of their most iconic bells – including Great Paul at St Paul’s Cathedral and AC/DC’s ‘hell’s bell’.”

    Repeated Monday 12th December, 4pm.

  2. Ringing for CoP27

    Performances for Ring out for Climate or to mark the CoP27 Climate Change Conference generally can be viewed on the BellBoard diary event here.

    To link your ringing, from your performance, click on the pencil icon and click Link to event. You can email us for help.

  3. College Youths win the Whitechapel Trophy

    The 2022 London 12 Bell Striking Competition was held at St Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday 22nd October. Despite the challenging bells the judges, Chris Kippin and Andrew Meyer, commented that they had had an enjoyable afternoon and heard some very good ringing.

    The results were as follows

    1 Ancient Society College Youths (Marchbank) 92%
    2 Society of Royal Cumberland Youths 87%
    3 St Paul’s Cathedral (Dome) 86%
    4 St Paul’s Cathedral (Pineapple) 84%
    5 Southwark Cathedral 83%
    6 Cornhill 76%
    7 Middlesex CA 67%
    8 Ancient Society of College Youths (Bradford) 63%
    9 Surrey 62%
    10 University of London 48%

    A full report will follow. Meanwhile, more information is available on the competition website or on its Facebook page.

  4. Now on sale - The Little Green Ringing Book

    Following the success of the purple book, the Ringing World are delighted to announce the Little Green Ringing Book, with ideas and explanations for ringers from their first lesson until they’re ringing Plain Bob and Grandsire.

    See more at littleringingbooks.co.uk or buy it today in the Ringing World shop.

  5. Memorial performance certificate

    We’re pleased to announce that you can now generate a special performance certificate automatically from BellBoard for ringing in memory of Queen Elizabeth II. You can do this for any performance rung between 8th and 19th September, or that is linked to the main ‘In memoriam HM Queen Elizabeth II’ event. Just click on the black PDF icon at the top of the performance record page.