Stories

When my husband and I started conducting in our young tower, we agreed that I would conduct Plain Bob and...

I feel I am the stereotype female ringer who always rings  round the front end and has done virtually no...

I learnt to ring a bell aged 12, the daughter of a ringer, but really started my ringing journey from...

I think there are several reasons for the imbalance, some valid, and some definitely not. Women are generally physically weaker...

Two women/girls in our tower were encouraged to ring the Tenor (15 1/2 cwt) and made a habit of it...

Why is it that there is an even gender balance among ringers in the early stages of ringing, but the gender...

I think some of the problems are from a wider societial view of how women 'should' act. I've rung in...

Several of the stories published so far hit on something really crucial, I think, which is that as a ringer...

In 1999 I moved to a new city, not knowing a soul, for work after college. I didn’t ring for...

I was ringing at a cathedral after a 12-bell. The person running the ringing and asked, in a cheeky way...

I think part of the problem (of women not having as many opportunities as men) is misplaced protectiveness to females...

I was asked into a peal at Ambleside, a lovely 32 cwt 8 in Cumbria, and if I wanted the...