Stories

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

In answer to the question: Why is it that there is an even gender balance among ringers in the early...

At a District Meeting two or three years ago we welcomed two male visitors. One of them had phoned in...

I agree with the writer of the 'Conducting' piece. Although I conducted a number of quarters and pieces during practices...

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...

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 learnt to ring at 15, with my brother who was 12.  We were in the choir and the tower...

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

When I started ringing as a short 14yr old (admittedly a long time ago!) the tower possessed one box, height...

I was a helper on a Surprise Major course some years ago.  After the tutor had placed a couple of...