Stories

I am very new to bell ringing and still a learner in my view (circa 3 years since walking into...

I learnt to ring at University with a good band and though taught mainly by men, had plenty of females...

Interesting stories - what comes across to me is how much people's experience differs, it really does seem to strongly...

I am fortunate in that I don't feel that I have suffered discrimination where I ring. I think my capabilities...

I think of myself as a “started too late in life (when I was in my 60s) ringer”, rather than...

I learnt to ring at school. It was a girl’s boarding school and while we were taught by a Mr...

I rang in a number of what would probably be labelled as "elite" peal bands from my late teens to...

I was taught to ring over 40 years ago. We were all given the same opportunities and encouraged to attend...

I was taught to ring in my 40s together with my husband and children, all of us still ring now...

Maybe l've been lucky, maybe l'm blind to it, but l have not noticed/been aware of any gender bias. I...

I have never felt disadvantaged as a woman in bellringing. I learnt to ring at a twelve bell tower and...