Fun with Bells - bell and handbell ringing interviews
By Cathy Booth
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Cathy Booth interviews novices and some of the most famous ringers in the world to reveal the mysteries of this heard, but often hidden art.
||CleanThe how-to and history of hand bell ringing||Hand bells, bell plates, hand chimes and boomwhackers - who knew there was so much variety!?! In this podcast Cat Nettles talks Cathy Booth through the wonderful world of handbell ringing, filling her in on the history, range of instruments and styl...||21 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRinging in NZ, Oz and more...||What’s different about ringing in Australia to ringing in the UK? How is ringing on eight similar to rowing in an eight? How does it feel to be involved in the inner workings of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers?David Smith’s amazin...||14 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRinging 'rounds' for Armistice Day 2018||Sparked originally from her interest in family history, the national Ringing Remembers campaign inspired Diane Smith to step forward to learn bellringing to honour the 1,400 ringers that lost their lives during the First World War. But what does it ...||6 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBell ringing on your CV||This interview smashes any pre-conceptions that bellringing is something that only older people do, with an inspirational interview with a ringer in her twenties, Emily Hall. Emily started learning to ring at the age of seven and then, when aged jus...||27 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRinging differently in Devon||They do things differently in Devon, so Cathy Booth discovers in this interview with Devon call change ringer Ryan Trout. Not only do they have a distinctive cream tea, Devon also has its very own unique style of bell ringing.With a great sense ...||27 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Learning the Ropes'||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...||27 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat bell ringers say||Coming 28th February 2019, the Fun With Bells podcast will be bringing you true and entertaining stories from the people who ring them. Tune into our trailer to hear clips from our first five interviews and get a taste of the terrific tips and tales...||13 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
This is great, my son loves ringing, thank you for this inspirational podcast. Keep up the good work.
A good resource
Great start! Looking forward to more. This will be a great resource when talking to others about ringing.
Love the trailer and now can’t wait to listen to the interviews!