leadership

How to lead: An interview with the inspiring Linda Garton
October 12, 2023x
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How to lead: An interview with the inspiring Linda Garton

Show host Cathy Booth aims high this month in conversation with accomplished ringer and leading light Linda Garton. Linda strongly believes that “success breeds success” and, as you’ll hear, this is amply illustrated in both her own ringing career and the winning bands that her leadership has inspired....

A Life Well Rung: An Interview with the Brilliant Phil Gay
June 08, 2023x
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00:32:1722.24 MB

A Life Well Rung: An Interview with the Brilliant Phil Gay

Is Phil Gay a typical ringer, an atypical ringer or just total legend? Show host Cathy finds out as she delves into a ringing life very well lived. From inventing a mobile belfry, developing the Keele Ringing Summer School, teaching his family to ring and hanging his own mini-ring in his garage to notching up 1000 peals...

Chatting with the authors of 'Change ringing on handbells'
September 09, 2021x
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00:39:4227.31 MB

Chatting with the authors of 'Change ringing on handbells'

Just as change ringing on handbells requires each ringer to have two bells, this perfectly formed podcast on the subject has two guests. Host Cathy Booth chats with Tina and Simon, authors of the latest must-have handbell manual. As always, this podcast asks all the right questions. What is best, tower or hand b...

Take a deep breath...
June 10, 2021x
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00:31:1721.53 MB

Take a deep breath...

Take a few deep breaths, relax, and tune into this month’s episode where host Cathy Booth meets ringer, counsellor, hypnotherapist and trauma care practitioner, Nicky Carling to talk about building up confidence for returning to the tower. Yes, it’s probably time you changed out of your pyjamas, dragged your...

Inspirational bell restoration project
May 13, 2021x
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00:47:0832.42 MB

Inspirational bell restoration project

Cathy Booth’s special guest this month is ringer and project manager par excellence Tim Keyes who gives us the inside scoop of Ledbury’s rather exciting bell restoration and augmentation project. Tim very helpfully talks through all the different stages of the project, step by step, with plenty of to...

Love under lockdown : Ringing Room Creators
February 11, 2021x
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00:42:4029.35 MB

Love under lockdown : Ringing Room Creators

One of the very best things to have happened over the past year is the development of the online ringing platform, Ringing Room. In this special Valentine’s podcast, host Cathy Booth interviews Leland and Bryn, the driving force behind this amazing achievement and now one of ringing’s most famous couples. Of...

Hear from those who write, blog and vlog about bells
December 10, 2020x
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01:06:0445.44 MB

Hear from those who write, blog and vlog about bells

What do ringers do when they are not ringing? Well, judging by this latest episode they write, film, podcast and blog about it! Podcast host Cathy Booth chats to no fewer than six leading lights in the ringing community who are all doing their bit to share and support the hobby they are all so passionate about. From Mancr...

Bell ringing training centres, outreach and heros
September 12, 2019x
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00:36:0324.81 MB

Bell ringing training centres, outreach and heros

Worcester cathedral ringing room The world of 12 bell ringing on enormous bells is indeed a rarefied one, but that there is an overriding sense of outreach and community in Mark Regan’s in-depth and wide-ranging conversation with podshow host Cathy Booth. Being ringing master at Worcester Cathedral, having rung ...

President of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers
August 08, 2019x
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00:31:4321.83 MB

President of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

Find out more about the CCCBR, with its long history, ambitious vision for the future and huge raft of essential services in this wide ranging interview with the CCCBR President. Christopher O’Mahoney, President of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringing, says that the good thing about ringing is that there is so...

Ringing Remembers champion
March 28, 2019x
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00:41:4328.74 MB

Ringing Remembers champion

In this fascinating podcast, Cathy Booth catches up with top bellringer and inspirational driving force behind the recent Ringing Remembers campaign, Alan Regin MBE. This is a must-listen interview for any new ringing recruit as Alan reveals the origins of his idea for this amazingly successful initiative.  A proli...