Links

Change Ringers' Resources Roger Bailey's page of links to almost anything to do with ringing; includes names and web pages
Discover Bell Ringing Information aimed at non-ringers
Central Council Rules and regulations, with links to various Committees
Central Council - Dove's Guide Online Find details of rings of bells
Central Council - Framework for Training Guidance and thoughts on teaching ringing
Central Council - Ringing Practice Toolkit A fascinating variety of ideas for teaching and practice
Central Council - Training Video Clips A series of short clips covering the stages from being able to ring call-changes to plain hunting the treble to a method
The Ringing World The Comic on-line
Ringing World - BellBoard For recording peals and quarter peals
Visual Method Archive Find the blue line for any method - by Adam Beer
Online Method Database An excellent way to search for methods and print out blue lines
Method Printer Martin Bright's excellent website, to print out methods in Diary, Blue Line or Grid form
Blueline - Methods Another way to look up blue lines
Strike Back Against Blood Cancer Appeal site with blue lines for Julie McDonnell methods from Minimus to Maximus
Felstead Peal Records Look up peals rung at any tower
www.peals.co.uk A searchable database of peals rung since 1985
PealBase Another peal database, by Andrew Craddock - registration required
www.peals.org.uk More peals, arranged by Society
Call Changes Collection of named changes, from Michael Williams' pages
Online Call Change Arranger By Ian Broster
A Bellringing Glossary Glossary of terms from Mark Banner
Glossary of Ringing Terms By John Harrison, from the Tower Handbook
NAGCR Pamphlet A good explanation of what ringing is about, for non-ringers
Mindinho-le-Tower, Newmarket Mini-ring of 10, built by the late Frank Price; great fun!
Mini-rings Directory by Michael Williams
Whitechapel Bell Foundry Includes handbells
John Taylor and Co. (Loughborough) Bell Foundry and museum
Whites of Appleton Church Bellhangers, responsible for several local projects recently
Nicholson Engineering Bellhangers
Ellis Ropes  
Mendip Ropemakers  
Treble Dodging Minor 4-way tables of methods
Taylor Trophy David Hull's page about the National 12-bell Striking Competition
Good Striking A guide written for the Amersham ringers, on the OUSCR website
Association of Ringing Teachers  
Handbell Recordings Includes extracts from the record peals of London S. Royal and Treble Dodging Minor
Bell recordings - John Ketteringham  
Bell recordings - Michael Wilby Includes ringing on 16
Mathematics of Change Ringing A presentation aimed at Secondary School mathematicians, by Martin Bright
Phil's Bells Video about Phil Gay's ring of 8 in his garage
"Protecting All God's Children" The child protection policy document of the Church of England
Safeguarding - Central Council Central Council - General statement on Safeguarding Children in Towers
Safeguarding - Ely Diocese Ely Diocesan guidelines on Safeguarding
Tintinnalogia Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing by Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
Veronese-style ringing More information from David Bagley's site
Ringing in Valencia Video on YouTube
The Science of Bell Ringing Introduction to bell ringing on YouTube
Bell Ringing - The Inside Story YouTube video from ART
Saxilby Simulator
Dumbbell Design By John Norris
Essex Ringing Course Annual course - in 2017 from Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th April
Come and Try Bell-ringing Excellent promotional video on YouTube
Bell Ringing Films DVDs by George Perrin - The "Craft of Bellringing" and "Ropesight"
Plain Hunt Major - Lego Technic Built by Ander Holroyd
 
Publications:
Central Council Bibliography List of publications from a variety of sources
Central Council Publications Pricelist for Central Council publications
John Longridge Books for sale, including Standard 90 and Quarter and Composition 500 series - updated URL
Whiting Society Excellent range of publications from the Whiting Society
Steve Coleman books The Bellringer's Early Companion,The Bellringer's Bedside Companion, The Method Ringer's Companion and The Bob Caller's Companion
Sherbourne Teaching Aids For information about the late Pam Copson's "One Per Learner" booklets - and more
 
E-lists:
Change-ringers Traditional e-mail list about bell-ringing
Ringing-chat Ringers' chat list, but not exclusively about ringing matters
Ringing-theory
 
Software:  
Software Catalogue Central Council listing of available software
Abel Ringing simulator for Windows PCs (also available as Mabel for Apple Mac) - £20
Handbell Manager To allow Abel to use motion controllers (also availabel from the site) to be used to simulate handbell ringing
Beltower Animated ringing on up to 16 bells - £30
Beltutor A cut-down version of Beltower, for learners - £2
Trident Peal and Composition Proving & Generation Software - £25
Method Writer by Theo van Soest
ERIL Elementary Ringing Language and composition search program
Towerbase Data base and record keeper for towers visited
Method Master Draw and print methods, or extract false course heads
RecordKeeper Maintain records of your ringing
Virtual Belfry Ringing with moving bells, animated from real photographs
PealProver Produced by the Bath Branch
Mobel A version of Abel for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
iAgrams App for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, to display methods
Methodology App for Android, to display and practise methods
Blue Line App for Android, to display methods
 
Touches:  
Quarter Peal Compositions Don Morrison's extensive collection
John Warboys' Compositions Includes a lot of Surprise Minor
Mark Banner's Collection Includes many touches from the Ringing World Diary, among others
Calling Touches More about touches and calling
Online Composition Database Wiki including touches, quarters and peals
Elf Mark Davies' on-line Half-lead Spliced Composing Engine - but also works for normal spliced or even a single method
The Best 1280 Quarter peal compositions for any Treble-Dodging Major method, by Stephen Beckingham
 
Local Towers:  
Cambridge (Great St Mary's) Society of Cambridge Youths
Great Wilbraham  
Guilden Morden  
Meldreth  
Trumpington Includes page about Kitty Willers
Cherry Hinton  
 
Associations:  
Ely Diocesan Association  
EDA - Ely District  
EDA - Huntingdon District  
EDA - Wisbech District  
Cambridge University Guild  
Essex Association  
Hertfordshire County Association  
Suffolk Guild  
Ladies Guild - Eastern District