Stories

I was taught to ring by a woman in a fairly well balanced tower. The male tower captain encouraged others...

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

In my early years I happily rang the eleventh at York Minster and the tenor at St.Nicholas Pier Head, Liverpool...

I currently have three children under the age of 5 and now ring infrequently, having previously been an active peal...

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

I learnt to ring in an odd-struck, rather lumpy 6, but I thought they were great.  I learned with other...

Coming from a ringing family, I've sat in ringing rooms surrounded by both "uncles and aunties" as long as I...

When I learned to ring as a teenager in the early 1970s there was no messing about: men were men...

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

I had not been ringing very long but was very keen. At a  branch practice I attempted to ring a...

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

I'd like to reflect on my time at a particular tower. I loved my time there and was made very...