Diane ‘got into ringing’ because she had done some family history and found 2 great uncles that died in WW1. So when she saw Ringing Remembers advertised, it seemed like a great tribute to learn to ring and as she is from Sheffield, actually ringing the Cathedral bells on the 100th anniversary of Armistice made it extra special.
This entry was written in March 2019.
Sparked originally from her interest in family history, the national Ringing Remembers campaign inspired Diane Smith to step forward to learn bellringing to honour the 1,400 ringers that lost their lives during the First World War. But what does it feel like to learn a new skill in order to take part in such a h...