Four years ago Nic’s brother suddenly died and she wanted to learn to ring a bell to commemorate a year of his death. Nic didn’t know anything about bell ringing and was surprised and delighted at the complexity and pleasure in this new art and hobby she felt she had accidently discovered. She says that bell ringing has been hugely enjoyable, therapeutic and challenging and she has loved everything about it! Nic has now completed all 5 levels of ART learning to ring and feels like a competent ringer. She has rung in over 80 different towers, met a lot of people and had a lot of fun.
This entry was written in January 2019.
Church bells are an integral part of our everyday life. We all hear the bells ringing on Sunday and other special occasions but do you know what goes on in a church tower and what it feels like to be a bell ringer? Have you ever really thought about who is ringing them and how they learnt. In this podcast, Cathy Bo...