ART produces a range of educational ringing resources to help support a stronger future for change ringing. As a charity publisher we reinvest surplus funds back, supporting our mission to improve the learning experience of new ringers. If you have a SmART Ringer login then visit the SmART Ringer Shop where you will be able to access additional products and discounts.

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New Release - Available Now

50 Ringing Things

£5.00

People like goals and challenges – it motivates them, maintains their interest and gets them engaged so this latest ART initiative is aiming to meet that need. This scheme aims to show that ringing is both interesting and fun.

“Attractively laid out with funny illustrations and useful hints to help you on your way. Definitely suitable for all ages!”

The challenges encourage ringers of whatever age to experience the wide range of ringing activities available. In collecting the ‘50 Things’ ART hopes that there will be engagement with more experienced ringers, ringing and confidence should benefit, and that participants will gain an insight into the variety of different aspects of ringing and its culture.

To get started with the challenges you will need to buy your logbook from the ART shop and then register online Here you will find an area with tips and advice on how to achieve each challenge.

Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates can be claimed for completing 15, 30 or 50 activities respectively and if 50 Things are completed within 100 weeks of registration a Gold Plus certificate can be claimed. You will have to complete a minimum number of challenges from each category to gain the Silver and Gold awards.

Product Details


A Ringer's Guide to Learning the Ropes

£6.80

A new ringer's guide to learning to ring from bell handling to ringing Bob Minor. Explained in an easy to read, uncomplicated style which will appeal to all age groups.

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A Ringer's Guide to Learning the Ropes

£12.00

PACK OF TWO

A new ringer's guide to learning to ring from bell handling to ringing Bob Minor.

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A Ringer's Guide to Learning the Ropes

£30.00

PACK OF FIVE

A new ringer's guide to learning to ring from bell handling to ringing Bob Minor.

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A Ringer's Guide to Learning the Ropes

£18.00

PACK OF THREE

A new ringer's guide to learning to ring from bell handling to ringing Bob Minor.

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Bell Handling DVD

£15.00

This DVD is a great resource for Teachers and those learning to ring alike. It is full of useful tips and advice on ringing style and skill development following the structure of Module 1 of the ART Training Scheme.

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Bell Ringing - Inside Story

£3.00

A short 3-minute DVD that can be used for various events. It briefly highlights a few key interest points around ringing, and has captions included for occasions where sound cannot be broadcast.

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Carry On Counting

£3.00

This handy booklet is aimed at ringers new to change ringing. It explains the theory and practice of Plain Hunting and then the plain course of Plain Bob Doubles in simple language.

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Come on! Listen to it!

£15.00

A book and DVD combination designed to assist the beginner or perhaps more experienced ringer facing the challenge of picking out his or her own bell in change ringing.

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Discover Bell Ringing

£4.00

Introduce new ringers and potential recruits to the world of bell ringing with this booklet. In easy language it gives background information on bells and bell ringing along with a taste of who and why people ring.

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Discover Bell Ringing

£15.00

PACK OF FIVE

For new ringers and potential recruits this booklet uses easy language to give background information on bells and bell ringing along with a taste of who and why people ring.

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Doubles or Quit

£6.00

Aimed at relative beginners to change ringing, this book is the natural sequel to Carry on Counting explaining the skills required to ring Plain Bob Doubles and giving advice on how to acquire them.

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From Rounds to Ropesight

£10.00

This book and DVD combination is intended for use by new ringers and their teachers, aiming to teach rope sight in easy stages.



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Plain Bob Minor

£6.00

This book targets new ringers. Starting with thoughts on learning to handle a bell it goes on to cover learning and teaching the fundamental skills of change ringing: bell control, rhythm, listening and ropesight.

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Raising & Lowering DVD

£15.00

Over 50 minutes long this DVD divides into chapters on chiming, raising a bell, lowering a bell, raising in peal, lowering in peal, trebling up and trebling down.

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Teaching Toolboxes

£10.00

This CD set includes off the shelf course material covering Plain Hunt to Stedman Doubles and minor methods. Provides you with everything you need to run courses for your developing ringers.

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The Whiting Society provides a range of other books, publications and leaflets. You can find more details of all of these on the dedicated Whiting Society website.