Kate learnt to ring at Stoke D’Abernon, Surrey while still at school. In 1978 she moved to Kingston and has rung there ever since. She met her husband Paul through ringing and they married in 1985. Kate has been Vice President and President of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers as well as Chairman of first the Bell Restoration Committee and later the Public Relations Committee. She has also been General Master of the Surrey Association, a post now held by her husband. She has rung nearly 150 peals but now prefers to ring quarters for pleasure and for special occasions as well as to help learners.
This entry was written in March 2023.
This episode is jam packed with practical tips as host Cathy Booth, with the help of three engaging guests, explores how to get positive bell ringing stories into the media. First off, ringers Matthew Butler and Kate Flavell talk Cathy through their experiences of making the news - either after being contacted by local ra...