Stories

 I carried out an analysis of quarter peals in Suffolk for our annual report including the gender of ringers and conductors.  The...

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

In my experience, many women are put off ringing at an early stage by a lack of understanding from their...

 A few years ago, I called a peal. When it was published in the RW, I noticed I was the...

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...