Resources

We have collated a list of Bell Ringing Resouces, which you may find helpful either locally to Norfolk or across the United Kingdom.

If you would like to suggest a website to be listed on our website please contact us.

Norfolk

Norwich Diocesan Association of Ringers (NDAR)The Norwich Diocesan Association of Ringers promotes bellringing throughout the diocese organising a wide variety of ringing events; providing advice and training on aspects of ringing from basic handling skills to bell maintenance; providing assistance with funding for restoration and augmentation and keeping bell and peal records.
The Mancroft Ringing Discovery CentreThe Mancroft Ringing Discovery Centre offers bell ringers, from complete novices to accomplished ringers, the opportunity to learn and improve their skills. There are eight training bells, each linked to sophisticated ringing simulation software. The 8 bells can be rung individually or all together for change ringing.

Resources

The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers (CCCR)represent the interests of bell ringers and ensure a sustainable future for the traditional art of bell ringing.
The Church of England – Bells and Bell RingingChurch of England advice and guidance on Bells and Bell Ringing.

Learning

Association of Ringing TeachersART offers courses on teaching bell handling, foundation skills and early method ringing.
SmART RingerSmART Ringer is an online learning portal created by the Association of Ringing Teachers

Publications

Dove’s Guide for Church Bell RingersFirst published in book form by Ronald H Dove in 1950, this is the online guide managed by the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers.
The Ringing WorldThe Ringing World is a magazine for bellringers that has been printed every week since 1911.
The Ringing World – BellboardThe Ringing World also runs BellBoard, the complete record of current change-ringing performances worldwide.

Bell Hangers and Foundrys

Matthew Higby & Company Ltd – (contractor for our Platinum Jubilee Bell)Matthew Higby & Company Ltd are a Somerset-based engineering firm, whose work is primarily based around the conservation, restoration or replacement of church bells, together with their associated fittings and supporting frameworks.

The Bure Valley Bell Ringers cannot be held responsible for the content of any external website listed below or the content published by these organisations. Neither can we be held responsible should any of these sites change their address (URL), though every effort will be made to ensure they are valid.