Ringing World News

An RSS feed from The Ringing World of news bulletins on BellBoard.
  1. HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

    Buckingham Palace have with deep sorrow announced the death of Prince Philip on the morning of Friday 9th April.

    We will report guidance issued from the Central Council on ringing over the coming days.

    Ringing in his memory may be viewed here. If you have submitted a performance rung in his memory, use the pencil icon at the top of the page to ’Mark in memoriam’, or use this search facility.

  2. Guidance for ringing for the Duke of Edinburgh - From the Central Council

    Following conversations with the Church of England on Friday 9th, half-muffled tolling or chiming of a single bell on Saturday 10th April 2021 at 12 noon, 99 times or up to 5 minutes is recommended following the announcement of the death the Duke of Edinburgh. The Cabinet Office has declared 8 days of official mourning, during which time any other ringing should be half-muffled and in accordance with current Covid-19 restrictions. Half-muffled tolling or chiming of a single bell is recommended on the day of the funeral. There is no special dispensation of current ringing guidance on Sunday.

  3. National Day of Reflection

    The Church of England has partnered with Marie Curie on 23rd March 2021 to mark the first anniversary of the first lockdown in the UK with a national day of reflection.

    Ringing can be associated with the event at this link.

    A Central Council note can be found here.

  4. 2021 RW Calendars and Diaries - now discounted

    2021 Ringing World Calendars and Diaries are now reduced to clear - 50% off while stocks last. Go to the shop to buy yours.

  5. Corrections

    Messages about possible corrections to performance records can now be sent to us through BellBoard. The ‘pencil’ menu at the top of the performance screen has a ‘Submit correction’ option which allows you to fill in a form to be sent to your helpful BellBoard elves.