history

Ringing Success: Church History, Fundraising, and Band Building in Nevern
September 14, 2023x
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00:26:3118.28 MB

Ringing Success: Church History, Fundraising, and Band Building in Nevern

How many bells are enough? Six, eight, ten? As show host Cathy Booth discovers from Peter Heard, once the offers of help and support came rolling in to Nevern Restoration Project, it was easy for their ambitious plan to grow and grow! There’s something for everyone in this engaging episode, whatever your interests...

Stories from 'A history of change ringing in Scotland'
April 14, 2022x
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00:32:4622.55 MB

Stories from 'A history of change ringing in Scotland'

In this month’s fascinating episode, Simon Aves takes host Cathy Booth on an entertaining romp through Scotland’s bell ringing history. You may be surprised to learn it is very different to England’s. Who knew the Scots were so fond of peace and quiet? Cathy learns that in the past the best way to anno...

Young autistic bell ringer and historian
April 08, 2021x
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00:33:3323.09 MB

Young autistic bell ringer and historian

In this fast-paced episode, podcast host Cathy Booth meets 20-year-old ringer, Oliver Lee, and discovers his passion for ringing and ringing history. Oliver is clearly fascinated by all aspects of ringing and takes Cathy on whistle-stop tour of a huge range of ringing-related subjects, ranging from Ellacombe chimes, thr...

Lifting the WWII ban on ringing
May 08, 2020x
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00:30:4721.19 MB

Lifting the WWII ban on ringing

This is the abridged version of ‘ thirty voices, seventy-five years, one story ’ aimed at non-ringers. Originally timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE day, this unique episode sees host Cathy Booth, joined by a whole cast of ringers, bust the myths about the complete ban on ringing during World ...

Thirty voices, seventy five years, one story
May 07, 2020x
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01:13:2650.49 MB

Thirty voices, seventy five years, one story

Originally timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE day, this unique episode sees host Cathy Booth, joined by a whole cast of ringers, bust the myths about ringing during World War II. This is the full version of ‘thirty voices, seventy-five years, one story’ . And what a story! Bell towers across t...

Remarkable phd study of Cambridge bellringers' pay and habits
March 12, 2020x
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00:35:2324.33 MB

Remarkable phd study of Cambridge bellringers' pay and habits

In this podcast, historian Gareth Davies challenges everything you ever thought about the history of bell ringing in one of host Cathy Booth’s most engaging interviews yet. At times, Gareth makes being an 18th century ringer sound like everyone’s dream job. Fancy being paid £80,000 a year, enjo...