Fun with Bells – newsletter 20th March 2020

Looking for your hints and tips

Whilst it isn’t possible to ring at the moment, I’d like to share ideas on the podcast of what people are doing when they can’t ring.

From bell ringing related projects to reading a book (bell ringing related or not) to gardening – let me know what you recommend ringers do during these strange times.

Here is my explanation and an example of an audio recording from Louise Booth for the show:

It’s very easy to record your message at and, if necessary, you can re-record it until you are happy with it.

Seeking feedback on the podcast

We would really like to know some more about who is listening to the show and what they think of it. There is a very short survey at If you put on the kettle then you will have finished it before your tea is ready to make.

Listen to the podcast with your Alexa

You will be able to say “Alexa, play the Fun with Bells podcast”.

7 thoughts on “Fun with Bells – newsletter 20th March 2020

  1. dingdong887180022 says:

    By coincidence, The Accidental Ringer posted this morning on the advantages to having spare time because there is no ringing – check out Pros and Cons (20/3/20)

  2. Rob Hatch says:

    Hello Cathy. Just wanted to say that your podcasts are really interesting and very well produced. Although I don’t unfortunately come to ring at New Alresford anymore, I just wanted to let you know that I look forward to hearing your podcasts. Keep up the good work !
    Regards, Rob Hatch

  3. Debbie says:

    I can’t play the snippet shown above. Not sure if its my computer or the link itself. It has a line through it.

  4. The Fun with Bells podcast says:

    Hi Rob, Lovely to hear from you. And thank you for your kind words. Regards, Cathy

  5. The Fun with Bells podcast says:

    Hi Debbie, I think I’ve fixed it so the audio plays. Let me know if there is still an issue. Thanks, Cathy

  6. Debbie Phipps says:

    Oh that’s perfect thank you. Just heard it.

  7. The Fun with Bells podcast says:

    And .. if you have any ideas to share on the podcast, do record them!

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