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Bellringing links

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Tim Rose’s Ringing website - local ringer - with some useful pages on

method composition and recordings of a large number of Dorset’s

rings of bells.

The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers - the representative body for all who ring bells by rope and wheel in the English tradition, the majority of whom practice the art of change ringing.

Felstead Peals Database, including details of peals rung in Swanage

- a comprehensive website listing all peals rung, with links to other

peal database websites.

Dove’s Guide for Church Bell Ringers - definitive source of

information on all rings of bells in the world - it lists 7085

towers which encompasses 37,760  bells!

Dorset Towers -  a very good website with information about

all the  Dorset towers, including practice nights, forthcoming

events organised by  the SDGR & DCA, and news items

about Dorset Towers.

Campanophile - The Ringers Resource - browse recent peals & quarter

Peals listed, forthcoming events, and up to date articles.

The Ringing World - weekly bellringing journal

and Bellboard (lists of recent peals and quarter peals).

Change Ringing Resources - the most comprehensive list of bellringing  links - nearly every bellringing site you can think of is linked to this site.

Salisbury Diocesan Guild of Ringers - the local ringing association to

which Swanage bellringing is affiliated.

Aitch - Creator of the cartoons seen in The Ringing World.

Sherbourne Teaching Aids - including Bell Club Awards

Discover Bell Ringing - a fantastic website setting out what is involved with becoming a bell ringer.

Association of Ringing Teachers (ART) - Building a first class experience for new ringers.

Learning the Ropes is a progressive learning scheme for bell ringers. It is designed to use milestones to enable ringers to progress faster and further. It has five Levels from basic handling to change ringing and includes assessment by Quarter Peal.