The ART Awards recognise people and groups
who are leading best practice and innovation in the teaching and development of ringing and our Learning the
The teaching awards are open to
everyone, not just ART Members or those using the Learning the Ropes
Scheme. The ringing award is open to those who have completed one of the
Learning the Ropes programmes (on tower or hand bells) or participated
in the Learning the Ropes Plus scheme.
The ART Awards for Youth Groups have been generously funded by the Sarah Beacham Memorial Trust which has transferred its funds to ART as the appropriate educational body to develop these awards. These ART Awards will be called The Sarah Beacham School Group Award and the Sarah Beacham Youth Group Award.» The Sarah Beacham Memorial Trust
Stephanie Pattendon (chief judge)
The total prize pot is in excess of £3,000 and a significant prize will be presented in each category. These prizes may be spent in a flexible manner, to be agreed with the winners, so that value is added to the group or activities undertaken by the winners. The Award Winners were announced and prizes presented on Saturday 11th March 2017 at the ART Conference at Old Basing, Hampshire. Generally, prizes should be spent within a maximum of two years of notification, unless agreed otherwise with ART.
All those resident in the UK who have achieved LtR Level 5 by 31 December 2017 will be invited to our Learning The Ropes Masterclass in 2018. All relevant travel and accommodation expenses will be met for those who have not previously attended the Masterclass.