Stories

I was taught by my father as a child and didnt really enjoy ringing. When I went to university I...

I started ringing at the age of 7, and was lucky to have a ‘prolific’ tenor ringer as a father...

I started ringing nearly 9 years ago, whilst in my mid-20s,  a few weeks after giving birth to my second...

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

I started to ring in a 10-bell tower with an RM who did not have a great deal of complex...

I think part of the problem (of women not having as many opportunities as men) is misplaced protectiveness to females...

I learnt to ring at a twelve bell tower in the mid 70’s, where we had a predominantly female band...

I was taught to ring in my thirties at a local village church. After a few years, I started calling...

I was asked into a peal at Ambleside, a lovely 32 cwt 8 in Cumbria, and if I wanted the...

I had been an enthusiastic and fairly high profile ringer (female) through to my late 20s.  At that point, career...

Very recently, my husband and I were set a question about how I felt about ringing a perfectly ordinary 15cwt...

My experience was that the discrimination when I learned to ring (started 1999) was on the grounds of age rather...