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Episode 74 Bridging Generations.
May 09, 202400:00:41

Episode 74 Bridging Generations.

Taking ringing into schools and young ringers have a lot of the answers - if we will listen.. Hit the link 👇 https://funwithbells.com/ep74

ART Conference 2024: Bridging Generations
May 09, 202400:27:16

ART Conference 2024: Bridging Generations

In this episode of the 'Fun With Bells' podcast, host Cathy Booth discusses the future of change ringing and strategies to attract a younger and more diverse group of bell ringers. With prominent figures in the bell-ringing community - Tina Stoecklin, Andrew Slade, and the Reverend Max Drinkwater, - the discussion covers t...

Cool Kenyan Ringers from Kilifi Bring Bell Ringing Back Home
April 11, 202400:00:14

Cool Kenyan Ringers from Kilifi Bring Bell Ringing Back Home

Episode 73 is here & it’s a corker! Cool Kenyan Ringers from Kilifi Bring Bell Ringing Back Home. 4 ringers from East Kenya have an amazing opportunity to come to the UK for intensive #bellringing training and return energised and ready to teach others. See, hear and read their story at https://funwithbells.com/ep73   #bel...

Cool Kenyans from Kilifi bring bellringing back home
April 11, 202400:35:22

Cool Kenyans from Kilifi bring bellringing back home

In this episode of 'Fun with Bells', host Cathy Booth interviews John Malala and Deborah Mulobi, bell ringers from the ACK St. Thomas Church in Kilifi, Kenya - the only church with bells for change ringing in East Africa. They share the history of their church's bells, brought to Kenya by the last British district commissi...

Discover your bell ringing history
March 14, 202400:00:18

Discover your bell ringing history

This month's episode: 'Discover Your Bellringing History' dips toes into the rich, vast world of our ringing history. Creating 3d ancestors, reports of disorder, a dead cat in a church & encouraging young ringers to think about their tower’s history. Listen and Watch here: https://i.mtr.cool/nslsamxgng

Discover Your Bell Ringing History!
March 14, 202400:40:02

Discover Your Bell Ringing History!

Do you…. * have an interest in the history of bell-ringing in your tower * want to discover the details of a bell-ringing hero or family member * need to research your tower’s history to support a fundraising grant application * want to volunteer to help preserve an aspect of bell-ringing history or * need design ideas for...

Five Fun Years: Our Story
February 08, 202400:00:48

Five Fun Years: Our Story

🔔 Fresh from the FWB Podcast team: a new episode celebrating our 5th anniversary, featuring poetry, past clips and role reversal with no wooden characters 😉  Listen@ https://i.mtr.cool/qkofilefsg   Watch@ https://i.mtr.cool/zxvaegzxwj   #FunWithBells #funwithbells #bellringing #BellRinging #podcast

Our Podcast’s Fifth Year Anniversary
February 08, 202400:35:57

Our Podcast’s Fifth Year Anniversary

Join us as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of 'Fun With Bells', a podcast dedicated to the world of bell ringing. This special episode features a compilation of memorable interview clips from previous episodes and discussions about the history and community of bell ringing. Cathy Booth and Emily Roderick share behind-th...

David Smith: A Bell Ringing Tutor’s Uplifting Global Perspective
January 11, 202400:35:20

David Smith: A Bell Ringing Tutor’s Uplifting Global Perspective

In this video, Cathy Booth interviews David Smith, an experienced bell-ringing ART (Association of Ringing Teachers) tutor who instructs courses in Australia, North America, Canada, and the UK. David discusses the structure and content of the ART's module courses, their benefits, and areas for improvement. He shares anecdo...