Useful Links

Your First Lesson: The Association of Ringing Teachers guide for beginners in bellringing, explaining the terminology and techniques involved in the activity. It covers topics such as bell ropes, knots, different types of strokes, the positions of the bell (up or down), chiming, and the English full-circle ringing style. The guide also mentions the safety implications and the time it takes to learn bellringing.

Association of Ringing Teachers: The website for the Association of Ringing Teachers, who provide teaching and support for bellringing teachers and ringers.

Central Council of Church Bellringers: The website for the representative body for all who ring bells in the English tradition with rope and wheel. Founded in 1891, the Council today represents 65 affiliated societies which cover all parts of the British Isles as well as the centres of ringing in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, South Africa and Italy.  

The Ringing World: The weekly journal for church bellringers since 1911.

Dove's Guide: A guide to towers throughout the world with bells used for change ringing and other bells of interest.