Stories

I learned to ring in 1980 when I was in my early 20’s. The Band here was a strong Sunday...

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

I once organised a few days ringing with a group of people, most of whom were working on a new...

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

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

I have never experienced much gender bias against me personally, but have been aware of slight gender bias in the...

Perhaps I have been extremely fortunate, but I have  experienced very little opposition from anyone as I have progressed in...

Having learnt as a teenager I had lots of opportunities for calling touches, quarters and peals. I met and married...

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

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

Many years ago, when I was in charge of our local tower, we were fortunate to have a large number...

At our annual association festival one year I realised that  the quarter-peal bands, arranged by the organisers, typically had only...