Micki comes from a bell ringing family in Wiltshire. She took a long break from ringing when the company she worked for moved from London to Hampshire, but took it up again around 8 years ago. After lockdown she became tower captain at St Peter’s, Stockbridge and St Peter & St Paul’s, Kings Somborne, following the sad death of the former’s tower captain and the relocation of the latter’s tower captain. She is also Winchester District Secretary of the Winchester & Portsmouth Guild of Church Bell Ringers, is a member of the Ladies Guild Southern District and enjoys ringing whenever and wherever she can.
This entry was written in September 2022.
This episode sees host Cathy Booth explore the question of what ringers wear. You may or may not be surprised to hear that the answer is not bell-bottom jeans. Guests Deb, Alex, Elizabeth and Michaela touch on history, safety and decorum as they share experiences, research and anecdotes on what to wear, or more importan...